University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — April 2015

Cullen College Professor, UH Leader Testifies Before Congress on Energy Training Program
April 29, 2015
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, acting vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, has been asked to testify before Congress about an...
UH Team Takes the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge
April 29, 2015
A team of graduate students from the University of Houston will take the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge, offering a solution to a problem gaining attention in shale plays...
Smartphone-based Early Warning Systems for Earthquakes Can Save Lives: BYU Radio Interviews UH Engineer
April 28, 2015
After a powerful 7.8 earthquake shook the nation of Nepal last Saturday, many media outlets around the world are asking whether anything could have been done to save some of the...
PHOTOS: Industrial Engineering Alumni Luncheon
April 28, 2015
Current and past students from the Cullen College's industrial engineering department came together last Saturday at the annual Industrial Engineering Alumni Luncheon was held at...
Larry and Gerri Snider VIDEO: Alumnus Supports College With $4.5M Charitable Gift Annuity
April 28, 2015
Over the course of his career as an engineer, Larry Snider (BSIE ’55) lived and worked all around the world. Larry and his wife, Gerri, have called many places “home,” from...
Ashutosh Agrawal Faculty Members Honored with University-Wide Teaching Awards
April 24, 2015
Three Cullen College professors have been recognized by the University of Houston for their excellence in professorship and research as part of the university-wide teaching and...
"We’re trying to teach students to think about the mission as a whole. Not just designing one piece," Bannova said. Space Architecture Program Draws Academics From Around the World
April 22, 2015
The theory of space architecture sounds simple: design and build environments for outer space. Its completion, however, is anything but. And for engineers and designers looking to...
Engineering Alumnus Pioneers Large-area Graphene Film
April 21, 2015
Peng Peng, an electrical and computer engineering alumnus of the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston, is pioneering mass production of large-area graphene...
Biomedical Engineering Chair Receives Honorary Doctoral Degree from Aalborg University
April 20, 2015
Metin Akay, founding chair of the biomedical engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, received an honorary doctoral degree in biomedical engineering and...
Houston’s Channel 2 News Covers Cullen College’s Bridge Beam Research
April 16, 2015
An investigative reporter with Houston’s Channel 2 News tapped into ongoing research at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aimed at improving aging infrastructures across the U....