University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — February 2016

UH Engineer Helps Pakistan Officials Manage Water Resources with NASA’s Satellite Data
February 29, 2016
Using data collected from twin NASA satellites, a UH engineering professor is helping officials from the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) to manage the...
PHOTOS: Subsea 5th Anniversary Dinner
February 29, 2016
On Feb. 17, the Cullen College of Engineering celebrated the 5th anniversary of the subsea engineering program at the Petroleum Club of Houston. The evening’s keynote speaker was...
UH Engineer Focuses on Improving Quality of Bridges
February 29, 2016
As the United States struggles to pay for expanding and maintaining the nation’s transportation infrastructure, a University of Houston research team is proposing changes to the...
‘Your Brain on Art’ Musical Performance Set at UH
February 29, 2016
How does music affect our brains? The latest in a series of collaborations designed to learn what happens in the brain as people create, perform and contemplate art will take...
ECE Professor Wins Grant for Thin Film Cracking Research
February 25, 2016
Although almost invisible to the naked eye, thin film coatings are used in millions of products that many people use in their daily lives. Found in everything from smartphone...
PHOTOS: SWE Launch Into Engineering
February 24, 2016
Earlier this month, the University of Houston’s Society of Women Engineers hosted its 4th annual “Launch Into Engineering” event, inviting hundreds of local high school students...
UH Ranked Among Great Value Colleges with Beautiful Campuses
February 24, 2016
With its lush green spaces and robust public art collection, the University of Houston offers students a cozy, colorful campus. Cougars aren’t the only ones in the know about UH’s...
Engineer Earns Millions to Explore Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine on Brain Development in Mice
February 18, 2016
Maternal exposures to alcohol and nicotine, which are sometimes abused during pregnancies, are linked to fetal growth retardation and neurotoxicity. However, the individual and...
Award Allows Engineers to Pursue Technique for Assessing Systemic Sclerosis
February 18, 2016
Two professors at the UH Cullen College of Engineering earned a $200,000 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Discovery Award from the U.S. Department of Defense to...
Top Young Scientists Compete in Science Engineering Fair
February 16, 2016
Are you looking for the next big thing? You might find it at this year’s Science Engineering Fair of Houston, set for Feb. 27 on the University of Houston campus. About 1,200...