University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — September 2007

Litvinov In Nanotech, It's Hip to be Square
September 28, 2007
New nano-fabrication technique enables the creation of squares and other features that hold promise for the future of computing. A team of professors with the Center for...
Professor Peter Strasser. Photo by Stephen Pinchback Engineering Researchers Make Fuel Cell Breakthrough
September 21, 2007
Research could cut thousands off the cost of fuel cell-powered vehicles The days of gasoline and diesel fuel are one step closer to ending thanks to new findings from the...
UH NanoJapan participant Austin Head (right), and longtime friend Craig Corcoran, a mechanical engineering major at Rice University who also participated in the program, visit Lake Tazawa, Japan's deepest lake. Photo provided by Austin Head. Biomedical Engineering Student Conducts Research Overseas
September 20, 2007
Junior Austin Head spends 11 weeks investigating nanotechnology through the NanoJapan Program It is not uncommon for undergraduate engineering students to seek out research...
UH students Jael Medrano, Dominique Lin, Adriana Rodriguez and Patricia Sanmiguel participate in a sand sculpting competition during the Women-in-Engineering Retreat on Sept. 8. The students were challenged to create their favorite marvel of engineering and this group decided to sculp Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal successfully cloned. Photo provided by Julie Trenor Second Annual Women-in-Engineering Retreat Fosters Growth, Teamwork
September 13, 2007
During the 2nd Annual Women-in-Engineering Retreat held September 8, UH Cullen College of Engineering students journeyed to Galveston for day of personal development workshops and...
Muster Former Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Passes Away
September 12, 2007
Douglas F. Muster, Brown & Root Professor Emeritus and former chairman of the UH Department of Mechanical Engineering, passed away September 7, 2007. He was 88. Muster earned...
High school science teacher Kelly Mizell conducted environmental research during the Research Experience for Teachers program two summers ago under the direction of Professor Hanadi Rifai. Photo by Jeff Shaw. Introducing Nanotech to Teachers
September 11, 2007
Nanotechnology research is usually practiced by those who have made a career out of working in a laboratory and reading the latest technology journal publications. A program...