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Aman Agrawal, a Ph.D. student in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, was among those presenting at this year's prestigious Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Bioinspired Materials in Switzerland, where he was elected to chair the next one, scheduled for 2024. ChBE's Agrawal elected to chair Gordon Research Seminar
October 5, 2022
Aman Agrawal, a Ph.D. student in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, was among those presenting at… Read More
Bo Zhao, Kalsi Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering, and his doctoral student, Sina Jafari Ghalekohneh, have created new architecture that improves the efficiency of solar energy harvesting to the thermodynamic limit. ME Professor, Student's Solar Harvesting System has Potential to Generate Power 24/7
October 3, 2022
Thomas Edison once said, “So long as the sun shines, man will be able to develop power in abundance.”  His wasn’t the first great mind to marvel at the notion of harnessing the… Read More
Megan Robertson, Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named one of the 45 Fellows of the 2022 class of the American Chemical Society. ChBE's Robertson earns ACS Fellow status
September 30, 2022
Megan Robertson, Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named one of the 45 Fellows of the 2022 class of the American… Read More
Pradeep Sharma, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Pradeep Sharma tabbed for the new Editor-in-Chief of ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics
September 21, 2022
The American Society of Mechanics Engineers (ASME) announced that Professor Pradeep Sharma has taken over as the 8th editor-in-chief of one of its flagship journals, Journal of… Read More
After a competitive selection process, the U.S. National Science Foundation has chosen Debora Frigi Rodrigues, Ezequiel Cullen Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, as a Program Director under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act. CEE's Rodrigues chosen as NSF Program Director
September 20, 2022
After a competitive selection process, the U.S. National Science Foundation has chosen Debora Frigi Rodrigues, Ezekiel Cullen Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering… Read More
Garima Singh, a doctoral student in the William A. Brookshire Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected for a prestigious workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ChBE's Singh picked for MIT Rising Stars workshop
September 16, 2022
A doctoral student in the William A. Brookshire Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering has been selected for a prestigious workshop… Read More
SHPE-UH leadership and officers. SHPE-UH honored with National Chapter of the Year award
September 15, 2022
The University of Houston's wing of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has earned a National Chapter of the Year for 2021-22 from the national leadership of the group… Read More
Ralph Brown. Three Cullen employees honored with UH awards
September 14, 2022
In two separate announcements, three staffers at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized and awarded for their exemplary work as employees by the University of… Read More
Ting Chen. UH BME professors defining success in BME careers, entrepreneurship
September 14, 2022
The 9th Annual University of Houston BME Day on Health Care Innovations and Entrepreneurship, which was co-sponsored by the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and… Read More
At left, Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and doctoral student, Sina Nazifi, are reporting a new deicing spray in which detachment can be accurately controlled and accelerated.   ME professor develops New Ice-Shedding Coating 100X Stronger than Others
September 12, 2022
A University of Houston Mechanical Engineering professor has developed a sprayable ice-shedding material that is 100 times stronger than any others. The new durable coating… Read More