University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering


Debora Rodrigues,associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College, is part of an international team studying bacteria-fungi interaction. Bacteria-fungi interaction may lead to improvements in crop production, sustainable energy
March 27, 2018
UH researcher receives DOE grant to study fundamental interactions While microorganism like bacteria and fungi have co-existed for eons, there is still much to discover about...
Inaugural 2018 Mechanical Engineering Alumni Mixer
March 26, 2018
The 8th Wonder Brewery was buzzing with activity last Thursday as UH mechanical engineering alumni, faculty and students gathered to mingle, catch up and hear the latest updates...
Researchers and students from the University of Houston are working with fourth- and fifth-grade boys to promote interest in STEM. Boys, Fathers and Mentors Work Together for STEM Engagement
March 26, 2018
NSF-Funded Project Targets African-American, Latino Boys Both the medium and the message are STEM – encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to...
Nature features University of Houston Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work to improve prostheses using brain-machine interfaces. Nature Magazine Features UH Professor’s Work to Address Paralysis
March 23, 2018
Groundbreaking brain-machine interfacing with prostheses highlighted About 3.5 million people in America are living with some degree of paralysis related to stroke, multiple...
Kaushik Mandiga and Denny Luong, electrical and computer engineering students at the Cullen College of Engineering, display robotic projects at the 2018 ECEDHA Conference. UH Students Exhibit Robots Created In Makerspace
March 23, 2018
New and interesting things are being made at the UH Makerspace, which opened this spring in the M.D. Anderson Library. Two University of Houston electrical and computer...
Engineering Alumni Association Kicks Off eWeek with Reception & Program
March 21, 2018
For one week in February engineers around the country are celebrated as part of National Engineers Week, a program that raises awareness of the crucial contributions made by...
Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work with prosthetics and brain-computer interfaces, with students. UH Engineering Rises in U.S. News Rankings
March 21, 2018
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America. The 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings place...
Debora Rodrigues, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is part of an effort to learn more about how bacteria and fungus interact in soil, work that could lead to advances in bioenergy. Researchers Study Fundamental Interactions in Soil Communities
March 13, 2018
DOE-Funded Work Could Lead to Advances in Bioenergy Researchers traditionally have studied individual microorganisms independently of how those organisms interact with their...
Industrial engineering alumnus Victor Zaloom A Passion for Paying it Forward: Q&A With Victor Zaloom
March 13, 2018
Victor Zaloom (Ph.D. IE '70) is a man with interests as broad and deep as the industrial engineering (IE) field in which he works. A professor of industrial engineering at Lamar...
Industrial engineering student Amanda Herrera The Reality of Project-Based Learning
March 13, 2018
Industrial engineering professor Randal Sitton begins his "Engineering Systems Design" class with the same introduction each year: "This is the hardest class you're ever going to...