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Mail: University of Houston
Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, Houston, TX 77204-4007
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PNAS Publishes UH Research on Hematin Crystallization and Inhibition
May 6, 2015
More than three billion people – almost half of the world’s population – are at risk of contracting malaria, which is spread by infected mosquitos. In 2013, an estimated 200...
Shih in his lab at UH. International News Outlet Highlights Professor's Lens Research
May 5, 2015
A Cullen College researcher has made international news with his creation of an optical lens that can be placed on a smartphone camera to serve as a microscope. Wei-Chuan Shih,...
Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of mechanical engineering Faculty Members Honored with Cullen College Teaching and Research Excellence Awards
May 5, 2015
At this month’s Cullen College of Engineering faculty and staff meeting, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the recipients of the 2014–2015 faculty excellence awards, which recognize...
UH Engineer Developing Improved Diagnostic Techniques for Pathologists
May 5, 2015
When performing diagnoses, pathologists rely heavily on qualitative chemical staining techniques that date back to the 19th century to detect signs of disease in tissue biopsies,...
From left: UH students Varun Sreenivas, Shanisha Smith, Rose Sobel, Amin Kiaghadi UH Team Wins the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge
May 4, 2015
Graduate students from the University of Houston won top honors in the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge with a plan to harness geothermal energy to treat water produced during...
A representation of Becker's custom environments. ECE Professor's Research Video Chosen for Computational Geometry Symposium
May 4, 2015
If you’ve ever played the popular puzzle game “Tilt,” you’re already somewhat familiar with Aaron Becker’s research. Along with his research team, Becker, an assistant professor...
College Announces New Doctoral Programs in Petroleum and Geosensing Systems Engineering
May 4, 2015
The UH Cullen College of Engineering continues its tradition of providing innovative and industry-relevant academic programs by officially announcing the approval of two new Ph.D...
"The equipment we build can be 60, 70, 100 feet tall, so to simulate that is a big deal. Without the gift from NOV, we would never be able to do this," Franchek said. Gift From NOV, TRIP Grows Subsea's Computing Power
May 4, 2015
The mission of the UH Cullen College of Engineering is to serve the Greater Houston community by establishing innovative and industry-relevant engineering programs that help to...
Top row shows human skin and hair follicle. a) through c) are imaged with an Olympus IX-70 microscope at a magnification of 40, 100 and 200. d) is imaged with a Nokia Lumia 520 smartphone with a PDMS lens. Bottom row shows magnified regions. UH Researchers Create Lens to Turn Smartphone into Microscope
May 4, 2015
Researchers at the University of Houston have created an optical lens that can be placed on an inexpensive smartphone to amplify images by a magnitude of 120, all for just 3 cents...
Aerospace Engineering Curriculum Launches to New Heights
May 1, 2015
The mystique of the most populous city in Texas was imprinted in the imaginations of people around the world when astronauts uttered “Houston” in their first communications from...