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Archived News — December 2016

A proud SHPE UH executive board: (L-R) Katherine Velasco, historian; Belinda Herrera, new member rep.; Luis Espinoza, VP for external affairs; Daniel Cariel, VP for internal affairs; Maria Violeta Paez, president; Diana Enriquez, regional rep.; Samantha Bryant, secretary; Oscar Rodriguez, treasurer Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UH is Number One in the U.S.A.
December 16, 2016
Every year, as a marketing activity, the leadership board of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UH, recently named outstanding large chapter of the year by the...
Biomedical engineering grad student Ilknur Telkes is targeting areas of the brain impacted by Parkinson's disease Cullen College Graduate Student Targets Areas for Brain Surgery, Wins Junior Scientist Award
December 16, 2016
Ilknur Telkes, a fourth-year biomedical Ph.D. student in the Cullen College of Engineering, spends a good bit of her time in the operating room at Baylor College of Medicine....
Biomedical engineering Ph.D. student Taha Salim studies the synergistic relationship between two proteins that are key drivers of immune responses following an infection. Biomedical Engineers Publish Paper on Key Drivers of Immune Response Following Infection
December 16, 2016
A biomedical engineering professor and doctoral student published a paper in the journal PLOS One that reveals new insights into the synergistic relationship of two proteins that...
Spread out in different departments and new to the Cullen College are some of the most brilliant minds in engineering, including four members of the National Academy of Engineering 20 New Faces and Brilliant Minds Join the UH Cullen College of Engineering Faculty, Including Four National Academy of Engineering Members
December 9, 2016
The Cullen College of Engineering proudly welcomes some of the most brilliant minds in the engineering field to its faculty during the 2016 - 2017 year. Biomedical Engineering...
University of Houston Offers Energy-Focused Engineering Courses in Katy
December 9, 2016
Beginning this fall, the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering will offer two energy-focused engineering courses at the Houston Community College (HCC) Northwest-...
8-year-old Rafael tries on pieces of his gift - a new hand from UH students VIDEO: Giving a Hand to Those in Need: Two UH Undergrads Share Their Gifts
December 7, 2016
On a Wednesday evening in November, Maria Sanchez sits quietly weeping inside a private room on the first floor of the University of Houston M.D. Anderson library. "My baby...
Journal Features ECE Doctoral Student’s Battery Research on Cover
December 7, 2016
Yifei Li, a former doctoral student in the Cullen College’s department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), was garnering international attention for his battery research...
UH Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Degree Among Best in Nation
December 6, 2016
Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering means you are among the most talented chemical engineers in the U.S. – the UH...
Kaspar Willam of the Cullen College of Engineering will lead an effort to develop monitoring techniques to ensure nuclear materials remain stable during transit under both normal conditions and in case of an accident. $3 Million DOE Project to Evaluate Safety of Transporting Used Nuclear Fuel, Develop Methods to Monitor Fuel Stability During Transit
December 1, 2016
With more than 74,000 metric tons of used nuclear fuel stored at locations around the United States, ensuring the safety of moving it to more secure disposal sites is a top...
Associate Professor Jiming Bao and screen filled with graphene flakes suspended in solvent between two layers of glass. Bao discovered that a magnet rotates and aligns the flakes. Rotating and Aligning Graphene Flakes – A UH Engineer's Discovery Opens Doors to Progress
December 1, 2016
In 2010 graphene took center stage when the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to two scientists in the UK "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material...