University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — July 2016

In 2005 Hurricane Katrina struck the U.S. Gulf Coast. Photo courtesy of NASA. It’s the Season: UH Engineer Hosts Conference on Hurricane Preparation and Recovery
July 29, 2016
Whether it’s your first Houston hurricane season or you’ve weathered decades of them, you have to know one thing: The wrath of Mother Nature can be shocking each time. That’s why...
UH Engineering Students Earn IEEE Travel Grants to Attend Future Leaders Forum
July 27, 2016
Two UH Cullen College of Engineering students have been awarded travel grants by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 to attend the annual IEEE...
In a galaxy on UH campus, Professor Joe Francis is perfecting Jedi mind control Professor Joe Francis’ Mind is Teeming with Ways to Team with Robots
July 26, 2016
To the unfamiliar, it might seem a Jedi mind trick – the notion of controlling robots by simply thinking of what you wish for them to do. If so, then Joe Francis, associate...
Industrial Engineer Earns American Association of University Women Fellowship
July 26, 2016
Women make up less than 15 percent of professional engineers in the United States, according to a 2012 report by the Congressional Joint Economic Committee, but the American...
Three outstanding UH professors win international awards Society of Petroleum Engineers Picks Three of the Best from Cullen College
July 26, 2016
Each year, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), an international society with more than 168,000 members, recognizes the best of the best in its international awards program....
Professor Hyongki Lee is helping manage water via satellite for Indochina Hyongki Lee’s Plan to Monitor Water is Out of This World
July 25, 2016
If it has to do with water, you can bet Assistant Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Hyongki Lee has an appetite whet for it. Fresh off the success of helping Pakistani...
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Cullen College Professor Introduces Cougar Junior Scholars to Engineering Principles
July 25, 2016
Each year, the University of Houston’s Honors College organizes the Cougar Junior Scholars Camp to provide middle school students a chance to experience the UH campus firsthand...
New Superconducting Coil Improves MRI Performance
July 25, 2016
A multidisciplinary research team led by University of Houston scientist Jarek Wosik has developed a high-temperature superconducting coil that allows magnetic resonance imaging (...
Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious Award for Work with Precious Metals
July 21, 2016
The International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) awarded Yuying Song, a chemical engineering doctoral student at the UH Cullen College, the 2016 Colt Refining Student Award for...
Two UH Engineering Students Receive Texas Center for Superconductivity Scholarships
July 19, 2016
Two students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering received scholarships from the Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH (TcSUH). Meysam Heydari Gharahcheshmeh, a materials...