Archived News — February 2011

Peppas UT's Peppas to Speak at Friday's Payatakes Lecture
February 28, 2011
The UH Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will host a talk by one of the world’s leading experts on biomaterials drug delivery and pharmaceutical bioengineering,…
Alumni Association Celebrates EWeek Alumni Association Celebrates EWeek
February 24, 2011
The University of Houston Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) celebrated 2011 Engineers Week with its annual Engineers Week Reception & Program, held on Tuesday, February 22…
Alum Named Engineer of the Year Alum Named Engineer of the Year
February 24, 2011
The Houston E-Week Committee has named a Cullen College alumnus its 2011 Engineer of the Year. Wayne Klotz (MSCE 1976) received the honor in recognition for his work with Klotz…
UH Hosts Open House for High-Tech "Clean Room" on Feb. 25
February 22, 2011
The University of Houston Nanofabrication Facility is a state-of-the-art clean room equipped with advanced tools to create micro- and nano-scale structures, most commonly on…
Alumni Association to Host EWeek Reception Alumni Association to Host EWeek Reception
February 21, 2011
National Engineers Week, or EWeek, kicked off on Sunday, with events being held around the nation recognizing the contributions of engineers to society. The University of Houston…
"Father of Chemical Engineering" Neal Amundson Passes Away
February 17, 2011
Neal Amundson, Cullen Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Professor of Mathematics, passed away yesterday at the age of 95. "We are deeply saddened at…
Meisami-Azad Grad Student Wins AWIS Educational Award
February 14, 2011
The Association for Women in Science has given one of its 2010 Educational Awards to Cullen College graduate student Mona Meisami-Azad. AWIS presents approximately 25 Educational…
Mullapudi Civil Engineering Graduate Student Wins Paper Competition
February 14, 2011
Taraka Ravi Shankar Mullapudi, a Ph.D. candidate in the Cullen College’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, won the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s…
Team Hopes to Cut Years Off Development Time of New Antibiotics
February 11, 2011
Eliminating tens of thousands of manual lab experiments, two University of Houston professors are working toward a method to cut the development time of new antibiotics. While…
Brankovic Professor Wins Grant from Semiconductor Giant
February 9, 2011
National Semiconductor, the world’s largest maker of analog circuits, has given $160,000 to a Cullen College of Engineering professor to develop new metal alloys for possible use…