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Archived News — June 2010

Muncrief Diesel Center Researchers Earn EPA Grant to Retrofit School Buses
June 30, 2010
Using a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center at the University of Houston will retrofit school buses with a...
Parameters, Fall 2009 Communications Staff Earn National, Regional Honors
June 28, 2010
Staff in the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Office of Communications were recently honored by four organizations for work done in 2009. Among their 14...
Shattuck College to Launch Honors Engineering Program
June 25, 2010
Beginning this fall, high-achieving undergraduate students in the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will be able to enroll in a new program combining team-...
Wang DOE Grant to Establish Wind Facility
June 24, 2010
Researchers to develop, test large wind turbine blades for offshore use Efforts by the University of Houston to become a national leader in offshore wind technology received a...
The University of Houston concrete canoe was one of 22 teams to compete at the national competition in California. Contributed photo Concrete Canoe Team Competes, Places in Nationals
June 21, 2010
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s concrete canoe team finished among the top 15 teams at the national competition in California over the weekend. It was...
Sheth Researchers Connect Visual Perception With Sleep
June 21, 2010
Work highlighted in leading sleep journal Perhaps just as pressing as discovering how the brain works or what drives evolution is why we spend a third of our lives asleep. Among...
Long ECE Professor Steps Into Interim VP Role
June 17, 2010
Stuart Long, a veteran electrical and computer engineering professor in the Cullen College, has been named the University of Houston’s interim vice chancellor/vice president of...
Vipulanandan UH Researchers Predict Probability of Hurricane Hitting Texas
June 15, 2010
Researchers at the University of Houston have developed a new model they hope will accurately predict the number of hurricanes that could strike the state during this year’s...
Agrawal Gala Honors Six High Achievers
June 7, 2010
Following a more than two decade old tradition, select University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering graduates were honored Friday at the 2010 Alumni Awards Gala. This year’...
Lim Grant to Fund Work on State-of-the-Art Emergency Preparedness System
June 2, 2010
Researchers' tool to help Houston first responders avoid flood waters A computer-based system being developed by researchers at the University of Houston is expected to help the...