University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — August 2016

BME Students Selected for International Biosciences Summer Program
August 30, 2016
This summer, four biomedical engineering graduate students from the UH Cullen College of Engineering traveled to Seferihisar-Izmir, Turkey for the 15th International BIO-X Summer...
Stanko Brankovic, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, intends to make nuclear energy safer UH Professors May Create Safe, Affordable Nuclear Energy, Changing National Conversation
August 30, 2016
Research underway in a UH Cullen College of Engineering laboratory to make “heavy water” less expensively could soon make nuclear energy safer, eliminating real-life disasters...
PHOTOS: 2016 Engineering Alumni Association Annual Meeting
August 26, 2016
Every year, the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosts a networking social to bring alumni together and foster camaraderie within the UH engineering community. This year the...
Jiming Peng intends to bring mobile healthcare clinics to Houstonians in need UH Cullen College Professor Has the Right Prescription for Mobile Healthcare
August 25, 2016
The National Science Foundation isn’t asking too much – just present potentially transformative research that might improve people’s lives and they might be eager to give you...
UH Engineering Welcomes Four New National Academy of Engineering Faculty
August 25, 2016
The UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomes four National Academy of Engineering members to its faculty roster in the 2016- 2017 academic year, bringing the total number of...
UH Engineer Collaborates With ConocoPhillips on LNG Video Series
August 25, 2016
The renowned University of Houston engineering professor John Lienhard, who heralds “how inventive minds work” as the creator and voice of the KUHF radio program The Engines of...
Charles Beyer (middle) with wife, Nancy, and Joseph Tedesco (left), Dean of the Cullen College Scholarship Honors a Man Dedicated to Civil Engineering and Cullen College
August 22, 2016
When proud UH Cullen College alumnus Charles Beyer passed away in May, his family shared one of Beyer’s favorite mottos, which they said he imparted to anyone who met him: "The...
Professor Joe Francis is dedicated to making people feel whole again through brain work Restoring the Sense of Touch Makes Professor Joe Francis Sensational
August 17, 2016
If it has to do with the brain, Associate Professor of biomedical engineering Joe Francis’ neurons are crackling. While he continues teaching robots to sense what humans want...
New Book Offers Comprehensive Look at Fracturing Horizontal Wells
August 15, 2016
Fracturing horizontal wells has had a profound impact on the U.S. oil and gas industry over the past 25 years, allowing production from fields once considered too marginal to...
UH Biomedical Engineer Pursues Nerve Regeneration
August 15, 2016
A biomedical engineer from the University of Houston will use a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how best to spur nerve regeneration in the...