University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — September 2015

UH Engineering Community Mourns Loss of Doctoral Student
September 29, 2015
Haripriya Sundararaju, 25, a mechanical engineering doctoral student at UH Cullen College, died Sept. 21, 2015 in Houston. “It was completely unexpected, and a terrible shock to...
BOS Party PHOTOS: 2015 BOS Party
September 29, 2015
On September 17th, engineering students celebrated the new school year at the annual Beginning of Semester (BOS) Party. Attendees enjoyed free food and played games on the lawn in...
Industry Veteran Named Director for Subsea Systems Institute
September 29, 2015
Bill Maddock has been named director of the Subsea Systems Institute, a national research center established in Houston to develop the transformative technologies, engineering and...
Contreras-Vidal and Cruz-Garza Doctoral Student Awarded Fellowship to Explore Neuroengineering
September 29, 2015
The city of Houston, home of the largest medical center in the world, is known for being at the forefront of cutting-edge medical research. By partnering with Houston Methodist, a...
Professor Earns Mission Connect Grant for Brain-Machine Interface Research
September 28, 2015
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of patients with central nervous system damage, awarded...
Megan Robertson Kavli Frontiers in Science Invites UH Engineer to National and International Symposia
September 28, 2015
Since its inception in 1989, an invitation to the Kavli Frontiers in Science Symposia has symbolized a young scientist’s vast accomplishments in his or her field. Each year, 80 to...
Career Fair 2015 PHOTOS/VIDEO: 2015 Engineering Career Fair
September 28, 2015
On Thursday, September 17th, over 2,500 students flocked to the UH Hilton Hotel to attend the Cullen College of Engineering’s fall Career Fair and meet with representatives from...
Majid Latif Doctoral Student Wins National Research Labs Fellowship
September 25, 2015
Biomedical engineering student Majid Latif, a Ph.D. candidate in the May Multiscale Immunobiology Design Algorithms and Simulation (MIDAS) Lab at UH, recently won the U.S....
Professor Honored with ISMR Pierce Award in Affinity Technology
September 25, 2015
Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering
at UH Cullen College, is recipient of the 2015 Pierce Award in Affinity Technology from...
Novel Genetic Tool Advances Synthetic Biology, Metabolic Engineering
September 25, 2015
Patrick Cirino, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, earned a three-year, $300,000 National Science Foundation grant...