University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — May 2015

Professor Earns 2015 EURASIP Best Paper Award for Collaborative Spectrum Sensing Study
May 29, 2015
Zhu Han, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, earned the 2015 EURASIP Best Paper Award for a paper he co-authored in the...
UH Engineers Develop Optical Probes for Better Diagnosis and Treatment of Kidney Disease
May 26, 2015
Two UH engineering professors have developed novel optical probes with potential applications in improving diagnosis and treatment for patients with kidney disease. Exciting new...
Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Receives the ASME Melville Medal
May 26, 2015
Pradeep Sharma, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor and chair of the mechanical engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, received the 2015 Melville Medal from the...
Paper on Medical MRI-powered Millirobots Attracts Conference Attention
May 22, 2015
Hydrocephalus is a nightmarish medical condition. Accumulating fluid in the skull ratchets up pressure on the brain and can cause lifelong mental disabilities. Current treatment...
Engineers Develop Methodology to Track Efficacy of T cell Immunotherapies
May 20, 2015
Researchers are gaining momentum with adoptive cell therapy (ACT), a type of immunotherapy that uses the patients’ native or genetically modified immune cells to attack diseases...
Houston Chronicle Bids Farewell to Vita Como
May 19, 2015
The Houston Chronicle published an article today to bid farewell to the UH Cullen College of Engineering's long-time administrator, supporter and friend, Vita Como. After 24 years...
Reynaldo Guerra (BSME '03) Hosts STEAM Extravaganza at Rick Schneider Middle School VIDEO: Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Hosts STEAM Outreach Events for Houston’s Low-Income K-12 Students
May 19, 2015
As the son of a migrant farm-working mother and an Air Force veteran father, Reynaldo Guerra said his path to pursue an engineering degree at the University of Houston came...
Rui Li, Melanie Hazlett and Yuying Song Three Students Win Poster Awards at Southwest Catalysis Society Spring Symposium
May 13, 2015
Three Cullen College Ph.D. students received poster awards at the 2015 Southwest Catalysis Society’s spring symposium held at the University of Houston on April 24. The Southwest...
Two Mechanical Engineering Doctoral Students Earn Coveted NASA Fellowships
May 12, 2015
Two Ph.D. students in the Cullen College’s department of mechanical engineering received highly coveted NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships. The fellowships will cover the...
VIDEO: Capstone Design Conference Poster Session
May 12, 2015
The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included...