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Lotanna Ohazuruike. UH SPE earns highest PetroBowl finish, Presidential award
September 21, 2021
The University of Houston's student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers continues to make headlines, as a chapter-best third place finish in the prestigious PetroBowl… Read More
Debora F. Rodrigues, Ph.D., the Ezekiel Cullen Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials by the Executive Board of the IAAM.  IAAM chooses CEE's Rodrigues for Fellow honor
September 20, 2021
Debora F. Rodrigues, Ph.D., the Ezekiel Cullen Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced… Read More
Hanadi Rifai, Ph.D., Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Associate Dean of Research and Facilities, is the co-PI for a NSF grant researching how the community reacts to flood mitigation strategies. Sociology's Anderson, CEE's Rifai pairing for research into Houston flood response
September 16, 2021
Professors from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and the Cullen College of Engineering, have received a National Science Foundation grant for their multi-faceted… Read More
  UH engineering professor Navin Varadarajan. COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Candidate Effective at Preventing Disease Transmission
September 15, 2021
IN THROUGH THE NOSE... Breathe in, breathe out. That’s how easy it is for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to enter your nose. And though remarkable progress has been… Read More
Graduate student Yuechuan (Alex) Xu, left, and Professor Peter Vekilov of the University of Houston with an atomic force microscope of the sort they used to capture the growth of amyloid beta fibrils implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. Docking Peptides, Slow to Lock, Open Possible Path to Treat Alzheimer’s
September 13, 2021
Frustration in Amyloid Fibrils as They Form Shows it May be Possible to Stop Their Growth   Progress on treating Alzheimer’s disease has been frustratingly slow. A group of… Read More
Stock image of a researcher from CasarsaGuru/E+/Getty Images. Boosting the Economy Through UH Engineering Technology
September 13, 2021
A coveted technology, while attractive to established defense companies like Rockwell in Thousand Oaks, California, and others around the country, made its home in Sugar Land,… Read More
Jose “Pepe” Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor and the Director of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (NABMRR) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Contreras-Vidal named to NIH advisory board on medical rehabilitation research
September 10, 2021
A professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Cullen College of Engineering has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical… Read More
Birol Dindoruk, Ph.D., the American Association of Drilling Engineers Endowed Professor in the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has developed an online calculator for minimum miscibility pressure (MMP), which has already received more than 13,500 visits since being brought online in May. MMP calculator developed by Petro's Dindoruk already in high use
September 9, 2021
Birol Dindoruk, Ph.D., the American Association of Drilling Engineers Endowed Professor in the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has developed… Read More
Nuri Ince, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $3.7 million BRAIN Initiative grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to translate his work into creating a next-generation device that can stop epileptic seizures before they begin. UH Engineer Receives $3.7M to Stop Epileptic Seizures Before They Begin
September 8, 2021
University of Houston associate professor of biomedical engineering Nuri Firat Ince, who pioneered a dramatic decrease in the time it takes to detect the seizure onset zone (SOZ)… Read More
Researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering, including doctoral student Hamid Fekri Azgomi, are exploring ways to automate the administration of medicine for patients suffering from Cushing's syndrome, with a proposal establishing architecture for that recently published in Frontiers in Neuroscience. Paper from CML outlines new Approach for Management of Cushing's disease
September 7, 2021
Researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering are exploring ways to automate the administration of medicine for patients suffering from Cushing's syndrome, with a proposal… Read More