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Mail: University of Houston
Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, Houston, TX 77204-4007
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Email: info [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu


PHOTOS: Cullen College Celebrates Female Engineers with 2015 Women in Engineering Day
April 1, 2015
It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in both professional and academic engineering fields, but each year the female trailblazers in these industries are celebrated at...
ECE Professor Named to "Top 35 Houston Latinos You Should Know "
April 1, 2015
The Cullen College's own Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal was recently named one of the top 35 Houston Latinos you should know by La Voz, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper...
Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado EAA Announces 2015 Gala Award Winners
April 1, 2015
The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering...
Researchers Build Brain-Machine Interface to Control Prosthetic Hand
March 31, 2015
A research team from the University of Houston has created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his thoughts...
Magnesium-ion Batteries in the Fast Lane
March 26, 2015
Yan Yao, assistant professor in the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, is developing alternatives to popular lithium-ion batteries, which are used to...
Professor Theorizes About Formation of Lava Beds on the Moon
March 24, 2015
A familiar face on the lunar surface, commonly called the “man in the Moon,” has inspired superstition and myth for generations on Earth, but scientists have concerned themselves...
Professor’s PNAS Article Gives New Insight Into the Role of Proteins in Executing Transport in Biological Cells
March 12, 2015
Ashutosh Agrawal, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
Annual IEEE Chili Cook Off Heats Up on March 12
March 11, 2015
Engineers are typically known for their intellectual talents and abilities, but on Thursday they’ll be showing off a different set of skills. Every year, Cullen College students,...
Professor Develops Stronger Material for Spacecraft Construction
March 11, 2015
In the absence of materials that could withstand extreme heat generated by high speeds upon reentry to Earth’s atmosphere, engineers have designed blunt-edged spacecraft to slow...
PHOTOS: Out of the Darkness Walk
March 10, 2015
In a show of campus-wide solidarity against the stigmas surrounding mental illness, nearly 300 participants raised over $17,000 for the sixth annual Out of the Darkness campus...