University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — January 2017

Professor Stanko Brankovic, first to understand speed of forming catalysts For Stanko Brankovic, Life is Speeding Up
January 31, 2017
That exciting feeling you get when you've made a breakthrough discovery and you know that something that seemed impossible yesterday is now completely clear – that's the feeling...
Aparna Balasubramani, right, with her award Cullen College Ph.D. Student Takes Home Award at International Conference
January 27, 2017
A scant few months before she defends her dissertation for a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, Aparna Balasubramani found herself on a podium in New Orleans in January receiving...
UH engineering professors Mina Dawood, far left, and Roberto Ballarini, Thomas Hsu, last two on far right, with Shyh-Jiann Hwang, NCREE deputy director and Kuo-Chun Chang, NCREE director general, at the signing ceremony.. Designing Safety: Cullen College and Taipei Center Renew Agreement to Improve Seismic Performance of Infrastructures
January 24, 2017
Continuing a successful 15-year-long partnership, the UH Cullen College’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) has renewed its collaborative agreement with the...
Photo courtesy of Optime Subsea Services UH Engineering to Offer Data Analytics Certificate for Energy Industry
January 19, 2017
Stabilizing oil prices have prompted producers to return to both shale and offshore projects, but the industry still needs to cut costs. A new workforce program offered by the...
sculpture installation artist Jo Ann Fleischhauer VIDEO: UH Engineering Study Opens Doors to Understanding the Creative Brain ‘in Action and in Context’
January 6, 2017
In an innovative collaboration between scientists and artists, “Your Brain on Art” is a series of studies that seek to understand what happens in the brain as people create and...
Great teachers are in line for great things, thanks to generous alumnus Generous Engineering Alumnus William A. Brookshire Funds $1M Scholarship for Teachers
January 5, 2017
In his continued spirit of generosity, UH Engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering to create the William A. Brookshire...
ECE Chair Judges Top STEM Competition for K-12 Students
January 3, 2017
Badri Roysam, professor and chair at the Cullen College of Engineering’s Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at the University of Houston served as a judge the 2016...