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Kyung Jae Lee, an Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, uses a new paper to describe the potential of petroleum-based rock brines as a new source of lithium. Cullen Researcher Determines Shale Reservoirs Could be Substantial Lithium Source
May 18, 2022
It might seem paradoxical, but producing oil and gas from shale reservoirs could actually help the world transition to cleaner energy sources. One of the keys to a successful… Read More
Dimitrios Kalliontzis, an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a pair of grants to conduct research into shear failures for Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC). CEE's Kalliontzis receives 2 grants to study concrete performance
May 16, 2022
A professor at the Cullen College of Engineering has received a pair of grants that will utilize the one-of-a-kind machinery available at the University of Houston to conduct… Read More
Luis Bernardo López-Sosa, a professor of engineering for energy sustainability at UIIM and a former exchange student at UH shows students in the Mexican state of Michoacán how the solar stove he developed with UH professor Francisco Robles-Hernández works. UH Professor, Graduate Think Soot Can Help with the Energy Transition
May 9, 2022
Turning environmental pollutants into renewable solar energy while reducing carbon emissions may seem like something plucked out of a science-fiction film, but researchers from… Read More
Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, presents the W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award to Jae-Hyun Ryou of Mechanical Engineering. Cullen recognizes efforts of faculty, students with 2021-22 Excellence Awards
May 5, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the 2021-22 Faculty and Student… Read More
Tianfu Wu, University of Houston associate professor of biomedical engineering, reports potential lupus nephritis biomarkers which may be useful for developing more accurate clinical blood tests for the disease, replacing the existing invasive test, the painful renal biopsy. BME Professor Developing Diagnostics for Lupus Nephritis
May 4, 2022
Large Scale Protein Exam Leads to Potential Biomarkers The nature of a typical clinical test for lupus nephritis (LN), an inflammation of the kidneys and a leading cause of… Read More
Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) Snider. College mourns the passing of Gerri Snider
April 28, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering extends its condolences to the family of Gerlene “Gerri” R. Snider, a longtime benefactor to the College and the University of Houston. Along… Read More
In response to the growing threat, the University of Houston has joined a consortium funded by the U.S. Department of Defense to launch a virtual institute that will recruit and train the next generation to combat cyber warfare. Hanadi Rifai, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of civil and environmental engineering, is the UH team lead on the project. Cullen Professor Leads Consortium to Enhance Cybersecurity
April 25, 2022
 ‘Transformational’ Institute Funded by Department of Defense As the nature of digital warfare evolves, the need for a workforce trained in cybersecurity is critical for defending… Read More
Hussain Sayed, a doctoral candidate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and at the Power Electronics, Microgrids, and Subsea Electrical Systems Center (PEMSEC), was awarded for his research presentation at the 2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference. ECE doctoral candidate Sayed takes home presentation award from 2022 IEEE APEC
April 20, 2022
A doctoral candidate at the Cullen College of Engineering took home an outstanding paper presentation award at the 2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference in March. Hussain… Read More
Rafiul Amin, a Cullen doctoral graduate now working as an engineer at Aeva, is lead author for a new research paper about two hormones in a cohort of patients with obesity. New research suggests method for mapping Obesity-Related hormones
April 19, 2022
According to the CDC, obesity prevalence in the United States was 42.4 percent in 2017–2018, and obesity prevalence in the United States climbed from 30.5 percent to 42.4 percent… Read More
Researchers at the University of Houston plan to develop a miniaturized pulsed power system that will power mobile hand-held MRI machines. UH Researchers Look to Disrupt Energy and Health Care Industries with Miniature Pulsed Power System
April 13, 2022
High-density Energy Storage Machine Less Expensive, More Reliable than Current Technology   Pulsed power systems accumulate and store large amounts of energy for a certain period… Read More