Archived News — November 2009

Stanko Brankovic, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, shows off his new Raider M system. A top of the line machine, a grant from its creator, Semitool Inc., earned it a place in his lab. Photo by Thomas Shea. Grant Earns Engineering Researcher State-of-the-Art Tool
November 29, 2009
An equipment grant from Semitool Inc. has afforded a University of Houston researcher a sophisticated machine that could make it possible to apply what has been learned in his lab...
Belarbi Alumnus to Fill Chair Post in Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
November 18, 2009
Abdeldjelil “DJ” Belarbi will return to his roots in December when he takes over as chair of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Civil and...
Photo by Thomas Shea Cullen College Student Enrollment Increases For Fall Semester
November 17, 2009
Student enrollment at the University of Houston Cullen College Engineering rose 8 percent from last year’s fall semester, according to a final enrollment report. Close to 216 more...
Hsu Accomplishments of CE Professor Honored With International Symposium
November 17, 2009
A John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, Thomas T.C. Hsu is an internationally known researcher in the...
Selvamanickam UH Researcher Recognized for Technical Achievements
November 11, 2009
Selvamanickam honored by Wire & Cable Technology International For contributions to the development and commercialization of second-generation high temperature superconducting...
Harold A Bright Green Future: Researchers Work to Turn Algae Into Crude Oil
November 4, 2009
Inside the University of Houston Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center, space is typically reserved for finding ways to clean harmful pollutants from diesel vehicle exhaust...
Economou UH Engineers Part of New DOE Center Focused on Plasma Science
November 2, 2009
Two engineers at the University of Houston have been awarded grant funding to conduct research as part of a new U.S. Department of Energy supported Center on Plasma Science. The...