Archived News — August 2011

Professor Wins DHS Grant to Improve Port Security
August 26, 2011
Christopher Chung, associate professor in the Cullen College’s Department of Industrial Engineering, has received a grant to develop a system to identify marine vessels as they...
Rimer Faculty Developing New “Platform” to Fight Malaria
August 26, 2011
Malaria has been one of the world’s biggest killers for as long as records have been kept (and almost certainly longer). According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 alone...
Liu Professor Developing Injection-Based Paralysis Treatment
August 25, 2011
Individuals suffering from devastating spinal cord injuries may one day benefit from research being conducted at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Dong Liu...
Former President of India Visits UH Nanofab Facility Former President of India Visits UH Nanofab Facility
August 24, 2011
The University of Houston welcomed former president of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to its campus this week. Kalam, who served as president from 2002 to 2007, met with officials and...
Dustin King Engineering Students Perform Interdisciplinary Research
August 12, 2011
Students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering spent their summer conducting research as part of the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)...
Rodrigues College Wins Grant to Teach Nanotechnology to High School Educators
August 11, 2011
Over the next three years, selected middle and high school science teachers from the Greater Houston area will spend the summer months exploring the world of nanotechnology at the...
Vipulanandan UH Hurricane Conference Addresses Preparedness and Disaster Recovery
August 10, 2011
With hurricane season entering its historically most active period, public officials, researchers and businesspeople from the gulf coast region met at the University of Houston...