University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — September 2016

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Over 100 Companies Recruit UH Engineering Students at Fall 2016 Engineering Career Fair
September 30, 2016
Nearly 2,000 UH Cullen College of Engineering students polished up their résumés and put on their business suits to meet with recruiters from over 100 companies at the fall...
PHOTOS: Engineering Students Gain Valuable Networking Skills at Career Fair Kickoff
September 30, 2016
More than 120 UH engineering students honed their career-building and networking skills at the Career Fair Kickoff. The event was hosted by the Engineering Career Center on...
Illustration of an HIV cell entering a host cell via membrane softening UH Cullen College Engineers Publish National Article on HIV Infection Research
September 30, 2016
One of the leading epidemics of modern society – the HIV virus and AIDS – is under the microscope at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. “This virus deserves both the fear and...
Biomedical Engineering Student Investigates the Effects of Vitamin Deficiency on Infectious Disease
September 30, 2016
Maya Gough, a biomedical engineering graduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was invited to speak at the 2016 Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’...
Q&A with Gary Goodheart, UH Engineering Alumnus and Civil Engineer of the Year in the State of Illinois
September 28, 2016
Over the course of his extensive career, UH civil engineering alumnus Gary Goodheart has traveled near and far to tackle tough infrastructure questions and challenges around the...
UH Engineers Invent Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens
September 27, 2016
Blood testing is the standard option for checking glucose levels, but a new technology could allow non-invasive testing via a contact lens that samples glucose levels in tears. “...
UH Beginning of Semester party PHOTOS: BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party
September 26, 2016
UH engineering students took a break from their studies to kick off the fall semester at the annual BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party on September 22. Students gathered on the...
CNN Interviews UH Engineering Expert About Airfare Optimization
September 20, 2016
Anyone who has purchased an airline ticket knows that it can feel like navigating a maze full of twists and turns in the form of price hikes and drops. CNN provides a behind-the-...
Ph.D student Mehdi Torbati, left, and Dr. Ashutosh Agrawal are peering into cell nuclei to improve health How the Guardian of Our DNA Gets its Donut-Like Structure
September 19, 2016
Deep within your body there exists donut-shaped objects – many of them, in fact. No, these donuts aren’t from the box of Shipley’s that mysteriously disappeared, despite the fact...
BARREL ballon inflated just before launch Aug 13. Photo courtesy of NASA-Edgar Bering A BARREL of Fun and Science for Cullen College Students Launching Payloads
September 16, 2016
It actually does take a rocket scientist to be a rocket scientist. Case in point: Professor of physics and electrical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering Edgar...