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Mail: University of Houston
Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, 4722 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204-4007
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University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering


UH Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Degree Among Best in Nation
December 6, 2016
Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering means you are among the most talented chemical engineers in the U.S. – the UH...
Kaspar Willam of the Cullen College of Engineering will lead an effort to develop monitoring techniques to ensure nuclear materials remain stable during transit under both normal conditions and in case of an accident. $3 Million DOE Project to Evaluate Safety of Transporting Used Nuclear Fuel, Develop Methods to Monitor Fuel Stability During Transit
December 1, 2016
With more than 74,000 metric tons of used nuclear fuel stored at locations around the United States, ensuring the safety of moving it to more secure disposal sites is a top...
Associate Professor Jiming Bao and screen filled with graphene flakes suspended in solvent between two layers of glass. Bao discovered that a magnet rotates and aligns the flakes. Rotating and Aligning Graphene Flakes – A UH Engineer's Discovery Opens Doors to Progress
December 1, 2016
In 2010 graphene took center stage when the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to two scientists in the UK "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material...
Venkat Selvamanickam, MD Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will use a $4.5 million grant from the Department of Energy to improve superconductor manufacturing. DOE Awards $4.5M to UH Engineer to Speed Manufacturing of Superconductor Wires for Next-Generation Machines
November 28, 2016
With their potential for big savings through increased energy efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, interest in improving the manufacturing of superconductor wire is at...
Bertha “Bo” Lohec, a friend to engineering Cullen College Alumnus Honors Wife with Endowment
November 23, 2016
When Bertha “Bo” Lohec passed away on Nov. 1, her husband, UH mechanical engineering alumnus Ron Lohec, knew the perfect tribute – an endowment to the UH Cullen College to help...
PHOTOS: H. David Hibbitt Rockwell Lecture
November 23, 2016
Computer simulation software allows engineers to predict how certain materials will perform under specific – and often extreme – conditions. For instance, major advances in...
In the blood lab, where everything seems cast in red, are from left, Sergey Shevkoplyas, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and post doc fellows Hui Xia and Briony Strachan The Clot Thickens: UH Engineer's New Method To Help Keep Donated Blood Supply Safe
November 22, 2016
Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood, according to America’s Blood Centers, generating a fundamental need to keep the blood supply healthy. A significant...
Ferhat Alkan (L), Houston's Turkish consul general, visits with biomedical Professor Sergy Shevkoplyas Turkish Consul General Visits Cullen College’s Biomedical Engineering Department
November 21, 2016
Cullen College’s biomedical engineering department was host to Houston’s Turkish consul general on Nov. 1. Ferhat Alkan met professors and visited labs before having lunch with a...
8-year-old Rafael tries on pieces of his gift - a new hand from UH students Giving a Hand to Those in Need: Two UH Undergrads Share Their Gifts
November 18, 2016
On a Wednesday evening in November, Maria Sanchez sits quietly weeping inside a private room on the first floor of the University of Houston M.D. Anderson library. "My baby just...
Pinar Kanlikilicer is fighting to end ovarian cancer with her discovery How Ovarian Cancer Can Kill Itself – Discovered by UH Engineer
November 18, 2016
A 2013 graduate of the UH biomedical engineering doctoral program, now completing her fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, has discovered the existence of a tumor suppressor...