Archived News — March 2012

Envir Energy: Laposse, Vu, Paez and Jasso Engineering Undergrads Represent UH in Energy Innovation Challenge
March 29, 2012
A team of four undergraduates in the UH Cullen College of Engineering have been named semi-finalists for the MIT Clean Energy Prize, an energy innovation competition. This is the... Engineering Alums Create Online Social Marketplace
March 27, 2012
It started as a conversation among friends, about a common issue of college life: the price of textbooks. Ade Adesanya (BSEE '11) recalls the discussion with Eric Imasogie (BSIE...
Cary Gallaway Alum Named IEEE Young Engineer of the Year
March 26, 2012
Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Cary Gallaway (BSEE 2006) has been named the 2012 Young Engineer of the Year by the Houston Section of the Institute of Electrical and...
Gifford Professor Working to “Replace Clinicians” in Imaging Research
March 21, 2012
If Howard Gifford has his way, physicians will be forced out of a large area of medical imaging research. Frankly, that’s probably how they want it. Gifford, an associate...
Birla Researcher Developing Lab-Grown Heart Tissue
March 14, 2012
One day, people in need of a heart transplant won’t have to wait for a donor organ to become available. Instead, hearts (and other organs) will be grown the lab, often out of...
Varadarajan PNAS Article Outlines Efforts to Speed Study of HIV Immune Response
March 13, 2012
A researcher with the UH Cullen College of Engineering has published an article in one of the nation’s foremost scientific journals outlining successful efforts to rapidly...
Shih Shih Wins College’s Fourth CAREER Award of 2012
March 9, 2012
Assistant Professor Wei-Chuan Shih has won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, making him the fourth professor with the Cullen College of Engineering to do so this year....