University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — June 2016

Three UH Engineers Earn Poster Awards at Southwest Catalysis Society Symposium
June 30, 2016
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted this year’s Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) Symposium on April 22, 2016. The symposium provides an opportunity for engineering...
PHOTOS: G.R.A.D.E. Camp Introduces Houston’s Young Women to the World of Engineering
June 30, 2016
In an effort to address the critical shortage of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, the UH Cullen College of Engineering hosts G.R.A.D.E. (Girls...
UH Engineer Earns NSF Grant to Improve Cell Phone User Experience
June 28, 2016
Xin Fu, assistant professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering department, earned a $410,000 award from the National Science Foundation...
NSF Awards UH Engineer Grant to Study Effects of Lead Phosphate in Water Lines
June 23, 2016
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Yandi Hu, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College, a three-year, $188,531 grant...
PHOTOS/VIDEOS: 2016 Engineering Alumni Association Gala
June 22, 2016
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 9 at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston. The EAA Gala was established in 1987 to...
UH Researchers Discover New Chemical Sensing Technique
June 22, 2016
UH engineers have reported a new technique to determine the chemical composition of materials using near-infrared light. The work could have a number of potential applications,...
Di Yang, assistant professor of mechanical engineering UH Engineer Improves Computer Model to Find Better Oil Spill Remediation Strategies
June 22, 2016
After a major oil spill, government agencies and energy companies have limited time to make decisions on how to remediate the disaster and clean up the spilled oil. Officials...
Research Identifies New Blood Biomarkers for Lupus
June 17, 2016
Biomedical engineers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have identified several new blood biomarkers that can help to predict which lupus patients will progress towards more...
ECE Alumna Shares Her UH Experience with The Lunar Cougar
June 14, 2016
Raquel Padilla, an electrical and computer engineering alumna from the UH Cullen College, was recently spotlighted in the Lunar Cougar. In a Q&A feature conducted by Joelle...
UH Engineer Targets Corneal Disease Through Imaging and Analysis
June 13, 2016
A biomedical engineer at the University of Houston is developing new techniques to map the structural integrity of the human cornea, work that could lead to more effective...