University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — February 2017

PHOTOS: Sharon Wood Shares Plans for Monitoring Deteriorating Concrete Bridges at Engineering Rockwell Lecture
February 28, 2017
If you drive in the U.S., the chances are pretty high that you’ve driven over a structurally deficient bridge at some point or another. In fact, over two hundred million trips are...
Ashesh Srivastava Four Subsea Engineering Students Earn Scholarships
February 28, 2017
Four Subsea Engineering Students Earn Scholarship By: Anna Heller | SUT | Feb. 10, 2017  Houston, TX- The United States branch of the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) has...
 Tianxiao Jiang studies brain and brings home prize Biomed Grad Student Develops Algorithm for How Brain Controls Hand, Wins Award at International Brain Conference
February 27, 2017
Of all the concepts that a Ph.D. candidate in biomedical engineering has to grasp, grasping is at the top. “Grasping is one of the most important hand movements performed in daily...
Ehsan Irajizad and Ashutosh Agrawal, soft matter and cellular transport experts UH Engineer Explains Cellular Transport, Journal Publishes His Findings
February 27, 2017
In the high-energy world of Ashutosh Agrawal, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, two things turn the head of the man who always seems to be spinning with excitement...
Cullen College student and iEducate tutor Jameel Jordan at work at Blackshear Elementary Cullen College in the Community – Partnership with iEducate Teaches Success
February 24, 2017
When Jameel Jordan became a petroleum engineering student at the Cullen College he never dreamed he'd also become a mentor to third graders. “It never crossed my mind,” said...
Dr. Jaime Ortiz (left) and Sun Yuqing, president of Dalian Maritime University UH Engineering Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese University
February 24, 2017
Representatives of the University of Houston and Dalian Maritime University (DMU) in China signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further mutual goals of academic and...
Scholarship Recipients Thank Donor Who Changed Their Lives at Brookshire Luncheon
February 22, 2017
Last year the lives of 85 UH Engineering undergraduate students changed drastically when they received scholarships donated by the incredibly generous alumnus Dr. William A....
Oliver, a fourth grader at UH Charter School, is keen on learning about robots Becker’s Robots and Students Visit Charter School
February 21, 2017
When Aaron Becker, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College, took seven engineering students to the UH Charter elementary school to play...
Vivek Yadav, left, with Dr. Chris Iacovella, session co-chair Graduate Research Assistant Awarded for Work in Polymers
February 21, 2017
Vivek Yadav, studying for his Ph.D. in chemical engineering at the Cullen College, earned third place for his presentation at the "Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research" session...
Making connections at Engineering Career Fair Spring Engineering Career Fair a Success
February 16, 2017
Aside from attaining knowledge itself, most students attend college to find a path forward in their lives, searching for a career that suits them. At the Engineering Career Fair,...