University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — October 2016

Subsea Engineering Students Tour Cameron’s R&D Laboratory
October 31, 2016
Subsea engineering students enrolled in the “Design of Subsea Blowout Preventers” course at the UH Cullen College of Engineering took part in a once-in-a-lifetime field trip to...
Driving in Texas? You'll appreciate the work of (L-R) Mina Dawood, Qianmei (May) Feng and Abdeldjelil Belarbi Cullen College Engineers Bring TxDOT Bridge Ratings Up to Date
October 31, 2016
Take a car trip from Houston and you’ll likely drive over one of the 50,000 bridges that span the great state of Texas. During your drive you probably never wondered if the weight...
Michael Pincus Secret Lives of Engineers: Meet Michael Pincus, Electrical Engineer and Professional Cyclist
October 28, 2016
When asked to imagine a “typical” engineer, many people may find themselves conjuring images of sleep-deprived, math-obsessed or highly-analytical individuals. In reality,...
PHOTOS: 2016 ECE Alumni Mixer
October 27, 2016
The Cullen College’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department held its fourth annual ECE Alumni Mixer on October 20 at Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Houston’s oldest...
Houston Chronicle Profiles UH Engineers Who Are Changing the World
October 27, 2016
The Houston Chronicle recently profiled three UH engineers whose research is changing the world and shaping the future. Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of...
Undergrad researcher Anastasiya Kopteva shows off her innovative research to young STEM enthusiast. Engineering Undergrads Showcase Cutting-Edge Research at 2016 Undergraduate Research Day
October 19, 2016
More than 200 UH undergraduate students presented their research at the 2016 Undergraduate Research Day held at the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion on October 13. A total of 40...
Jeffrey Rimer: His work rocks It’s Crystal Clear: Jeff Rimer is an Award Winner
October 19, 2016
A diamond continues to shine in the Cullen College department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Expert in the world of crystallization, Jeffrey Rimer, Ernest J. and...
From left: Russell Dunlavy, Dean Joseph W. Tedesco, Nancy Beyer, Honorable Joe Zimmerman, Trent Perez PHOTOS: Alumni Reconnect in Memory of Charles Beyer at 2016 Civil & Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon
October 19, 2016
More than 150 UH civil engineering alumni, faculty and students gathered at the HESS Club on Westheimer to reconnect and honor the memory of Charles Beyer at the 14th annual Civil...
UH Space Architects Present Plans for Mars Mission to Buzz Aldrin
October 17, 2016
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the Moon, met with University of Houston space architecture students on October 12 to hear their plans for...
VIDEO: Engineers and Engineering in the Movies
October 17, 2016
Once upon a time you got your best action and science fiction fix from the movies. “2001: A Space Odyssey” showed us how pedestrian structures on the moon might seem; Walt...