CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — March 2011

Dawood Professor Developing Patch for Repairing Cracked Steel
March 30, 2011
Mina Dawood, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering with the Cullen College of Engineering, recently received a three-year, $300,000 grant from National...
Sun Professor Creating Color-Coded MRIs
March 30, 2011
Medical diagnoses from the state of an injured knee to the possible existence of a tumor can hinge on a readout from a magnetic resonance imaging machine (MRI). But these images...
UH Chosen as One of America’s Best Colleges for Undergraduates
March 29, 2011
On the heels of gaining Tier One recognition from the prestigious Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, the University of Houston has been named one of the nation's...
Diesel Center Researchers Earn $1M EPA Grant to Retrofit HISD School Buses
March 21, 2011
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 Houston Independent...
Earthquake Research at UH Featured on Local News
March 15, 2011
Earthquake research in the Thomas Hsu Structural Laboratory was featured on KPRC Channel 2 in Houston on March 14, 2011. Drs. Y.L. Mo and Abdeldjilil "DJ" Belarbi were featured...
Cullen College alum Terri Ivers (BSME '80) speaks to a delegation from Angola in hopes of developing an educational partnership with Agostinho Neto University. Delegation from Angola Visits Cullen College
March 8, 2011
A delegation of educators and businesspeople from Angola visited Houston last week to discuss potential collaborations with the Cullen College of Engineering as well as the entire...
Amundson Tribute Set for March 14
March 8, 2011
Engineers from across the United States and Mexico are set to come to the University of Houston later this month for an event honoring the late Neal Amundson. Amundson, who passed...
Hanumant Signh Rockwell Lecture Covers Ocean Imaging and Exploration
March 4, 2011
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Hanumant Singh to Speak The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will host a talk from one of the world’s leading experts on...
UH's Newest Tier One Research Facility Now in Full Swing
March 2, 2011
The UH Division of Research dedicates the UH Nanofabrication Facility The University of Houston has long been home to groundbreaking research in the sciences and engineering. Now...
Ngo Outstanding Students Named for 2010-11
March 1, 2011
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has named recent graduate Jennifer Ngo and junior Ethan Pedneau the Outstanding Students for the 2010-11 academic year...