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Metin Akay, founding chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of biomedical engineering, reports that perinatal substance abuse may cause faulty assembly of certain brain networks. Alcohol, Nicotine Co-Exposure During Pregnancy Significantly Increases Health Risk in Newborns
September 23, 2020
University of Houston researchers have found that during early pregnancy, the mix of alcohol and nicotine significantly alters the gene regulatory pathways of the developing fetus...
UH alumnus William A. Brookshire William A. Brookshire Gift Expands Research at Cullen College of Engineering
September 21, 2020
University Names the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department in His Honor A transformational gift from University of Houston alumnus William A. Brookshire to the...
Attendance strong for first ever virtual Engineering Career Fair
September 18, 2020
More than a thousand engineering students participated in the Fall 2020 UH Engineering Career Fair, sponsored by the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, which used the Symplicity...
Medical Robotic Hand? Rubbery Semiconductor Makes It Possible
September 16, 2020
A medical robotic hand could allow doctors to more accurately diagnose and treat people from halfway around the world, but currently available technologies aren’t good enough to...
Two Cullen College of Engineering students studying Petroleum Engineering took home first place awards at the 61st annual SPWLA International contest. Makpal Sariyeva [left] won first place in the Oral Presentation Undergrad Category. Naveen Krishnaraj, a doctoral candidate, won first place in the Oral Presentation PhD Category. Two UH students take 1st place at SPWLA International Contest
September 16, 2020
A pair of Petroleum Engineering students from the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering took home first place honors from the 61st annual Society of...
Virtual Engineering Resume Café providing vital outlet for students, employers
September 11, 2020
Life has adapted in a variety of ways because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and that shift has also occurred for the Engineering Career Center at the Cullen College of Engineering,...
Vijay Ramesh, a 2020 Cullen College of Engineering graduate in mechanical engineering, recently served as a mentor for the interns involved in the Army Educational Outreach Program. Cullen College grad serves as mentor for Army Educational Outreach Program
September 10, 2020
Vijay Ramesh, a 2020 Cullen College of Engineering graduate in mechanical engineering, recently added another thing to his impressive list of accomplishments – serving as a mentor...
Venkat Selvamanickam will lead a $1.5 million project to develop high temperature superconducting magnets made from low-cost raw materials and capable of handling high currents in a magnetic field greater than 20 Tesla. UH Bringing Fusion Energy to Commercial Reality
September 9, 2020
Despite growing scientific and commercial interest in fusion as an on-demand energy source – producing emissions-free energy through the fusion of hydrogen atoms – significant...
Shiv Bhakta, a 2017 magna cum laude UH alumnus with degrees in chemical engineering and economics, has opened an Idea Lab Kids franchise in Cypress with fellow graduate Gurjinder Toor. UH chemical engineering grad offering ‘Idea Lab’ for kids
September 4, 2020
Like many others, Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Shiv Bhakta had his plans for 2020 changed by the coronavirus pandemic, but he has attempted to make the best of the...
Projects funded by the Center for Carbon Management in Energy will tackle new ways to reduce carbon emissions. Photo: Getty Images. UH Announces Funding for Carbon Management Projects
September 3, 2020
Projects Focus on Ways to Speed Transition to Low-Carbon Future The Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston has awarded $275,000 in research funding...

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