University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — March 2010

Christina Dang, founder and president of the UH Chapter of EWB, led the organization on their first official trip out of country in March. Photo courtesy of EWB. UH Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Travels to Nicaragua
March 23, 2010
When Christina Dang traveled to Nicaragua over spring break last week it wasn’t to relax carefree on a beach with her friends. She chose to spend her time off from classes at...
Brankovic UH Researcher to Study Electropolishing Effects on Particle Accelerators
March 22, 2010
To better understand the fundamental laws of nature, researchers worldwide utilize particle accelerators to explore high-energy interactions at the atomic level. By propelling...
Robotics Team to Compete in World VEX Championship
March 18, 2010
Calculated maneuvers and solid design earned a team of University of Houston engineering students a first place win at the Texas VEX Robotics Championship at Galena Park High...
KBR's Stacey Lanza was one of four judges who waded through 20 bowls of chili to find winners in the student organization and company categories of the chili contest. Photo by Erin D. McKenzie. 2010 IEEE Chili Cook Off Winners Unseat Two-Time Champions
March 15, 2010
It started out as an Internet recipe on the Food Network for a vegetarian chili. Two hours into its preparation in the early hours before the 31st Annual UH Chapter of the...
Holley New Director Named to Lead College's Petroleum Engineering Program
March 11, 2010
A longtime Shell researcher has been appointed to lead the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering's petroleum engineering program in training the next generation...
Shrestha College Adds National Center Focused on Airborne Laser Swath Mapping
March 10, 2010
The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) and the groundbreaking researcher leading it, in January, moved operations to the University of Houston. Ramesh Shrestha,...
John Lienhard talks with guests at a CD release party at the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion Tuesday night. Photo by Thomas Shea. CD Inspired by Radio Show Hosted by Engineering Professor to Benefit KUHF
March 3, 2010
For more than two decades John Lienhard has told the stories of how human creativity forms our culture through the KUHF Radio program, “The Engines of Our Ingenuity.” A professor...