University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — May 2010

Yashashree Kulkarni shows off an example of her computational modeling, a technique she is using to improve on a new class of materials that could make metals stronger. Photo by Thomas Shea. ME Professor Receives DARPA Award for Materials Research
May 18, 2010
Yashashree Kulkarni, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received a 2010 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The...
John Rogers stops on stage and flashes a Cougar sign before a packed house at spring commencement Saturday. Photo by Thomas Shea. Realizing a Dream
May 17, 2010
ME graduate walks in commencement six decades after earning degree When John Berry Rogers (1950 BSME) attended the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering things...
Nikolaou Chemical Engineering Professor Doubles as Superhero
May 11, 2010
In cartoons and comic books they fight bad guys with the type of powers a few can only dream up in their imagination. But superheroes that protect the planet with X-ray vision,...
Tom Wertz (left) and Erik Pesek are pursuing engineering degrees while playing baseball. Photo by Thomas Shea. The Whiz Kids of UH Baseball
May 10, 2010
Bewildered faces no longer surprise Tom Wertz and Erik Pesek. It’s come to be a common reaction when these two University of Houston baseball players tell people they are pursuing...
Cullen College Faculty, Staff Recognized for Outstanding Contributions
May 7, 2010
Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty and staff members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2009-2010 academic year at the college...
Luss Professor Receives International Award for Chemical Reaction Engineering
May 5, 2010
The International Symposium for Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE) has named University of Houston Professor Dan Luss the 2010 recipient of the Neal R. Amundson Award for...
Litvinov New Tool to Advance Research Opportunities for Area Scientists, Students
May 4, 2010
An $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will help fund the purchase of a cutting edge tool expected to boost nanofabrication research taking place on campus. The 50...
Engineering Faculty Among Those From UH to Receive State ARP Funding
May 3, 2010
UH was one of 24 institutions that received money from the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program in April. A competitive, peer-reviewed grant program funding science and...