Archived News — June 2002

Engineering Education Opens Wide World of Possibilities
June 28, 2002
Science is, no doubt, the work of accurately describing what is. But it is the work of engineers to determine what might be. That fact underscores the history of our 60 year…
Plans for UH Science, Engineering Facility
June 26, 2002
The University of Houston Board of Regents have approved the site location and rough schematics drafted by Cesar Pelli and Associates of New Haven, Conn., for a new science and…
NASA Funds $15 Million Research Effort
June 18, 2002
A new $15 million, five-year research initiative involving NASA and six Texas universities will focus on developing advanced distributed intelligence and new materials for use in…
Dr. Shankar Chellam, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Membrane Filters Offer Options For Cleaner Water
June 17, 2002
Membrane filter technology is helping to remove barriers to cleaner drinking water. University of Houston researchers are studying how membrane filters, such as those currently…
UH Engineering Student to Be Honored at White House for Public Service Efforts
June 12, 2002
University of Houston electrical engineering student Russell Crake III will be honored June 17-19 in Washington, D.C. by the American Institute for Public Service. He will receive…
Engineering Student is Gunning for Gold
June 11, 2002
One of the fiercest fighting martial artists in the world sits in an office in the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Sandy Geffert (2001 BSME) is a UH honors graduate, a first-…
Roger Eichhorn, Dean 1982-1996, Professor 1982-2002 Former Dean to Retire from Faculty
June 10, 2002
Former Dean Roger Eichhorn is retiring from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering faculty in August, leaving behind a legacy of academic and administrative…