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Praveen Bollini, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston, says a catalyst using bulk cerium oxide – the most abundant of the rare earth elements in the earth’s crust – can efficiently remove the excess oxygen from biomass, allowing it to be economically converted to fuels and chemicals. New Catalyst Would Boost Biomass Conversion to Fuels, Chemicals
October 16, 2019
Cerium Oxide Catalyst Will Remove Oxygen, Reduce Processing Requirements   Efforts to use biomass, including wood and agricultural products, have played an important role in the...
UH wearable electronics research featured as back cover article in Advanced Functional Materials. UH Wearable Electronics Research Featured in Advanced Functional Materials
October 15, 2019
New flexible biocompatible sensor targets cardiovascular diseases   Wearable electronics – from smartwatches to fitness trackers – are experiencing rapid growth in recent years...
Cunjiang Yu, professor of mechanical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, said the work represents a significant step toward the development of prosthetics that could directly connect with the peripheral nerves in biological tissues, as well as toward advances in soft neurorobots capable of thinking and making judgments. Researchers Build a Soft Robot with Neurologic Capabilities
October 15, 2019
Device is First Step Toward a More Sophisticated Artificial Nervous System   In work that combines a deep understanding of the biology of soft-bodied animals such as earthworms...
UH Petroleum Department Attends 2019 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition
October 14, 2019
The UH petroleum engineering department joined more than 6,000 oil and gas professionals at the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta for the 2019 SPE Annual Technical Conference and...
Yanliang "Leonard" Liang, left, Yan Yao and Zheng Fan are working on a $1 million project to better understand what causes solid-state lithium batteries to fail. What Happens as Solid-State Batteries Begin to Fail?
October 10, 2019
Researchers say $1M Project Will Improve Understanding, Optimization   Solid-state lithium batteries have generated interest because they don’t carry the same risk of fire and...
Photos: UH Engineering Celebrates the Fall Semester At Annual BOS Party
October 9, 2019
UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty, staff and students celebrated the start of the fall semester at the annual BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party on Thursday, October 3....
Taewoo Lee, assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering Cullen College IE Professor Awarded Two NSF Grants to Improve Health Care Delivery
October 8, 2019
Taewoo Lee’s Projects Deal With Diabetic Retinopathy and Organ Transplants   Taewoo Lee, assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering,...
Mini Das, associate professor of biomedical engineering and physics at UH. UH Research Related to Full-Color X-ray Images Highlighted
October 8, 2019
Research from the Das Laboratory for Imaging Innovations at the University of Houston was recently highlighted in Nature Reviews Physics in a feature article titled “X-ray images...
UH ECE student Jarrett Lonsford works on the electronics for a sensing drift node in Dr. Aaron Becker's lab on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. UH Engineers Test Biodegradable Self-Guided Reconnaissance Devices
October 4, 2019
Researchers share video of their Advanced Naval Technology Exercise   Discretion is an integral part of covert reconnaissance missions. With that in mind, a team of UH Cullen...
Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, with some of his students. Cullen College Professor Wins Outstanding Young Alumni Award
October 2, 2019
Jerrod Henderson Recognized for Diversity and Student Success Efforts   Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, will receive...