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Mail: University of Houston
Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, 4722 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204-4007
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University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering


Charles Beyer (middle) with wife, Nancy, and Joseph Tedesco (left), Dean of the Cullen College Scholarship honors a man dedicated to civil engineering and Cullen College
August 22, 2016
When proud UH Cullen College alumnus Charles Beyer passed away in May, his family shared one of Beyer’s favorite mottos, which they said he imparted to anyone who met him: "The...
Professor Joe Francis is dedicated to making people feel whole again through brain work Restoring the Sense of Touch Makes Professor Joe Francis Sensational
August 17, 2016
If it has to do with the brain, Associate Professor of biomedical engineering Joe Francis’ neurons are crackling. While he continues teaching robots to sense what humans want...
New Book Offers Comprehensive Look at Fracturing Horizontal Wells
August 15, 2016
Fracturing horizontal wells has had a profound impact on the U.S. oil and gas industry over the past 25 years, allowing production from fields once considered too marginal to...
UH Biomedical Engineer Pursues Nerve Regeneration
August 15, 2016
A biomedical engineer from the University of Houston will use a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how best to spur nerve regeneration in the...
Doctoral Student Wins Fellowship to Investigate Applied Superconductivity
August 11, 2016
Meysam Heydari Gharahcheshmeh, a materials engineering doctoral student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, received a 2016 Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied...
Spread out in different departments and new to the Cullen College are some of the most brilliant minds in engineering, including four members of the National Academy of Engineering 20 New Faces and Brilliant Minds Join the UH Cullen College of Engineering Faculty, Including Four National Academy of Engineering Members
August 10, 2016
The Cullen College of Engineering proudly welcomes some of the most brilliant minds in the engineering field to its faculty during the 2016 - 2017 year. Biomedical Engineering...
Powering the world: Haleh Ardebili, Bill D. Cook Assistant Professor in mechanical engineering, with her bendable battery roughly the size of a business card Powering the Air and Sea: Haleh Ardebili Receives Two Grants to Store Energy
August 10, 2016
Imagine a battery that doesn't fit neatly into its appointed slot, one that's neither cylindrical nor square shaped, but perhaps as thin as a business card and as stretchy as Play...
Environmental Engineer Boosts Oil Production Efficiency with Department of Energy Grant
August 10, 2016
Everyone with a water faucet knows the nuisance of limescale, the chalky deposits of minerals that tend to build up inside of water heaters, pipes and pots. If left untreated,...
Researchers Propose New Treatment to Prevent Kidney Stones
August 8, 2016
Researchers have found evidence that a natural fruit extract is capable of dissolving calcium oxalate crystals, the most common component of human kidney stones. This finding...
A Stellar Summer: Two Cullen College Students Space Out in Moscow
August 8, 2016
Most of us are quite comfortable to report that over summer vacation we participated in the typical leisure activities that recharge our scholastic batteries. Maybe we hung out at...