Archived News — February 2010

Ali Kamrani, associate professor of industrial engineering at UH, talks to students with The Friends School about the process he used to create replica skulls of three buffalo soldiers on a recent visit to the February museum exhibit. Photo by Thomas Shea. Professor Helps Share Science Behind Houston Museum Exhibit
February 26, 2010
Bones can tell a lot about a person. They give clues to gender, height, age and even their health. For a group of anthropologists, pathologists, museum curators, an...
UH Students Compete For Spot on Circuits Team at Upcoming Conference
February 23, 2010
Schlumberger will cover the cost of attending the 2010 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Technical, Professional and Student Conference for two...
Alquicira College Names Outstanding Engineering Students
February 22, 2010
University of Houston senior Fernando Alquicira and junior Gurwinder Singh last month were named the Cullen College’s Outstanding Students for the 2009-10 academic year. Both...
Raymond Flumerfelt, director of the petroleum engineering program, is presented with a check from the college's Petroleum Engineering Advisory Board. Photo by Jeff Fantich. Sixth Annual Engineers Week Event Raises Money for Students, Programs
February 22, 2010
A University of Houston program, intended to help meet the workforce needs of the energy industry, along with several of its students, last week got a boost from area engineers....
Zhu Han Professor Earns Prestigious NSF CAREER Award
February 22, 2010
An assistant professor in UH's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was recently recognized for work that could allow wireless devices to more efficiently share the...
Sharma Alumni Honored During National Engineers Week
February 18, 2010
Four University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering alumni were among those honored recently by area professional organizations as their 2010 Young Engineers of the Year. The...
Claydon College Receives Grant to Recruit, Retain Engineering Students
February 10, 2010
A grant from the Texas Workforce Commission aims not only to help underrepresented students at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering better navigate demanding...
SWE member Juan Romero, a junior civil engineering major, helps area high school sophomores, Kelly Diaz, Edna Barrera and Rebeca Beltron construct a trebuchet during a recent outreach activity coordinated by the organization. Photo by Thomas Shea. SWE Outreach Project Connects Girls to Engineering
February 9, 2010
The University of Houston Student Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers recently worked to better connect a group of high school students with some of technologies that...
One group of students in this semester's Engineering Leadership and Entrepreneurship course turned a recent class project into a fundraiser for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Photo by Thomas Shea. Assignment Inspires Students to Raise Awareness on Campus, Funds For Haiti
February 8, 2010
It may not quite compare to the millions already pouring in from across the country, but a group of University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students are hopeful the $...
Selvamanickam Governor Presents UH With Grant to Advance Superconductivity in Texas
February 3, 2010
New applied research hub to push commercialization of superconductor technology The University of Houston has received a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the state’s Emerging...