University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — October 2015

Probing Deeper: Shining Light on the Mysteries of the Brain With Optogenetics
October 28, 2015
Floating in cerebral fluid inside 22 bones that form the face and skull, each of the seven billion brains belonging to Earth’s human inhabitants govern intelligence, creativity,...
The Gift of Movement: Improving Brain Surgery for Parkinson's Disease Patients
October 28, 2015
Struggling to climb out of bed each morning after a restless night’s sleep with stiffness that, at times, slows movement to a standstill is a reality for many Americans....
Prostheses on Fast Track to Improved Movement for Amputees
October 28, 2015
Prosthetic legs combine mind and muscle to travel advanced tech terrain The National Science Foundation has awarded Jose Luis "Pepe" Contreras-Vidal, electrical and computer...
A Renaissance in the Mind: Brain Research at the Crossroads of Art and Science
October 28, 2015
Intentionality is the core of human cognition and movement, and Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal is intent on understanding, for all intents and purposes, the neural mechanisms of...
PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day
October 27, 2015
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors...
Graduate Student Wins AIChE Travel Award for Biomass Research
October 26, 2015
Each year, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presents travel awards to outstanding students from across the nation to present their research at the annual AIChE...
Engineering Student Earns Silver Nano Research Poster Award
October 23, 2015
Yanliang (Leonard) Liang, electrical and computer engineering research associate at UH Cullen College, won the Silver Nano Research Poster Award at the 10th Sino-U.S. Symposium on...
UH Engineer Wins American Vacuum Society's Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award
October 21, 2015
Cunjiang Yu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is the 2015 winner of the American Vacuum Society’s (AVS) Thin Film Division Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award...
PHOTOS: 2015 Women in Engineering Networking & Welcome Event
October 19, 2015
The Women in Engineering (WIE) Program hosted a Networking & Welcome Back Event on Thursday, October 15th. Students, faculty and alumnae gathered in UH Hilton’s Shamrock Room...
Professor to Host 2015 SPWLA Resistivity SIG Meeting
October 15, 2015
Ji Chen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College, is hosting the 2015 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, SPWLA, Resistivity SIG...