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Dr. Pushpesh Sharma, a May 2019 graduate from the University of Houston's chemical engineering and petroleum engineering programs, has earned distinction for his work as a doctoral student and with the start-up Inveniam Asset Management by being named one of The Way Ahead's 2020 Energy Influencers. Petroleum Engineering alum named as one of TWA's Energy Influencers
May 14, 2020
Dr. Pushpesh Sharma, a May 2019 graduate from the University of Houston's chemical engineering and petroleum engineering programs, has earned distinction for his work as a...
Sergey Shevkoplyas, associate professor of biomedical engineering. Shevkoplyas's Research Seeks New Way to Separate T-Cells
May 12, 2020
Doors could soon open wider for cell-based therapies, thanks to research underway in the University of Houston lab of Dr. Sergey Shevkoplyas, associate professor of biomedical...
Dr. Debora F. Rodrigues, of Civil & Environmental Engineering, was recognized in the Associate Professor category. Rodrigues, Palmer honored with UH Awards for Excellence
May 11, 2020
Two faculty members of the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized as recipients of the University of Houston's Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and...
Dr. Richard Willson of Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences. Willson earns Esther Farfel Award; four others tabbed for faculty, staff honors
May 9, 2020
Several members of the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized via the Office of the Provost's 2020 Faculty and Staff Awards, headlined by Dr. Richard Willson of...
Biomedical engineering professor Sergey Shevkoplyas  is using a $1.6 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, to adapt microfluidic technology to enable leukapheresis in babies. UH Researcher Developing New Device to Treat Babies with Blood Disorders
May 7, 2020
With severe blood disorders, such as leukemia, doctors often rely on leukapheresis, a procedure in which large machines extract whole blood from patients to separate white blood...
The vulnerability of population age group 65 and older to environmental pollution, based on ozone, PM2.5, NOx, pollutant releases, and proximity to polluted sites. Researchers' tool identifies Houston populations vulnerable to COVID-19
May 6, 2020
As the City of Houston and the state of Texas take steps to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic, a trio of researchers connected to the University of Houston has developed a...
Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, Chandra Mohan, has found race-specific lupus nephritis biomarkers moving science closer to finding treatment. Race-Specific Lupus Nephritis Biomarkers
May 5, 2020
University of Houston Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, Chandra Mohan, and his team have discovered a difference in urinary biomarker...
Dr. Stacey Louie. Louie, Berté awarded grant for water contaminant research
May 4, 2020
Dr. Stacey Louie, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received a $12,000 grant to support a student and research work on how contaminants interact...
Students provide videos to public modeling spread of COVID-19
May 1, 2020
A class of graduate students at the University of Houston has worked to create seven videos on YouTube about modeling the spread of COVID-19 among different populations, under the...
Using alcohol and marijuana together has become an unforeseen consequence of normalization of marijuana, and it can be damaging to unborn children when pregnant mothers ingest both. Does Cannabis Use Amplify the Effect of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Vice Versa?
April 28, 2020
An unforeseen consequence of normalization of marijuana use is that adolescents and adults of childbearing age are increasingly engaged in a practice of Simultaneous Alcohol and...

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