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The UH Society of Petroleum Engineers (UH SPE) was recently awarded its first Student Chapter Excellence Award for 2020. UH Society of Petroleum Engineers Wins Student Chapter Excellence Award
August 12, 2020
Despite the unique ending to the spring 2020 semester, the year turned out to have a silver lining for at least one energy-related student chapter at the University of Houston....
3D finned zeolite catalysts enhance molecule access to the interior of the particle (graphic created by J.C. Palmer). Breaking Molecular Traffic Jams with Finned Nanoporous Materials
August 10, 2020
Thousands of chemical processes used by the energy industry and for other applications rely on the high speed of catalytic reactions, but molecules frequently are hindered by...
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi has been recognized with SPE International Distinguished Membership. Kondapi recognized with SPE International Distinguished Membership
August 6, 2020
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi – a professor of Subsea Engineering, assistant dean of Engineering Programs at UH Katy and former director of Subsea Engineering – has been honored this...
Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, led a team reporting a new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” which allows multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen. ‘Drawn-on-Skin’ Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors
July 30, 2020
A team of researchers led by Dr. Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, has developed a new form of electronics...
Dr. Zhu Han, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his early to mid-career contributions with the 2021 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award. Han chosen by IEEE for Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
July 30, 2020
A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his early to mid-career...
Dr. Mohamed Soliman. Soliman honored with SPE Regional Distinguished Achievement Award
July 29, 2020
Dr. Mohamed Soliman, the William C. Miller endowed chair professor and the Department Chairman of Petroleum Engineering, has been selected for the Regional Distinguished...
Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, led the discovery of a new way to promote fluid flow through tiny channels and capillaries. New Method of Fluid Gating Has Implications for Drug Delivery, Power Generation and Other Uses
July 28, 2020
The movement of fluids through small capillaries and channels is crucial for processes ranging from blood flow through the brain to power generation and electronic cooling systems...
Sheereen Majd, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is co-PI on a $481,000 grant to develop a simple, safe and efficient system to deliver macromolecules to a cell’s interior. NSF Grant Funds Mathematicians, Biomedical Engineer
July 27, 2020
Interdisciplinary Research Seeks Direct and Efficient Delivery of Macromolecules to Cells Mathematicians and biomedical engineers are working to develop a simple, safe and...
Dr. Chandra Mohan, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been given a $300,000 award by the Lupus Research Alliance. Lupus Research Alliance to support UH professor with Accelerator Award
July 24, 2020
Dr. Chandra Mohan, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been given a $300,000 award by the...
Ody De La Paz, co-founder and CEO of Sensytec. If Cement Could Talk - Startup based on UH Technology to make world safer
July 23, 2020
Deadly explosions on offshore oil platforms. Collapsing bridges. Gaping potholes large enough to swallow a car. Cement is the most widely used construction material in the world,...

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