University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — April 2017

On May 19 at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Brookshire’s family will host a memorial on the UH campus at the Student Center, Houston Room. Friends and family are invited. William A. Brookshire Leaves Legacy of Generosity and Dedication to the Cullen College
April 27, 2017
UH alumnus William A. Brookshire, Ph.D. (BSChE '57), co-founder and chairman of the board of S&B Engineers and Constructors, died on April 21, 2017. Joseph Tedesco, Elizabeth...
With high-density electrodes placed on the arm of grad student Nick Dias, Yingchun Zhang (far right) monitors muscle contractions to pinpoint the neuromuscular junction. Grad student Chuan Zhang, far left, observes. Treating Stroke Patients at the Intersection of Nerve and Muscle
April 27, 2017
A UH biomedical engineer is zeroing in on the gap where nerve meets muscle to bring more precise treatment to stroke patients. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded more...
Konrad Krakowiak welcomes MIT students into his classroom via the big screen Teaming Up Through Technology: UH and MIT Engineering Students Share Knowledge of Materials
April 27, 2017
Three days a week Konrad Krakowiak, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, stands before 13 students that make up his Cullen College engineering materials...
From left, Dr. Lintao Cai, Dr. Guanglin Li, Dr Metin Akay, chair, UH BME department, Dr. Hairong Zheng, Dr Yingchun Zhang, UH BME Department Global Visitors Come To Cullen College Biomedical Engineering Department
April 27, 2017
The Cullen College department of biomedical engineering hosted a roster of distinguished international guests. Three representatives of the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced...
Hanadi Rifai UH Honors Cullen College Professors for Excellence in Teaching and Research
April 26, 2017
Each spring the University of Houston shines a spotlight on the faculty’s best and brightest, honoring them with teaching and research awards. Read more about the Cullen College...
Charged up: Yan Yao is making better batteries Yan Yao Amps Up His Game: Becomes a Scialog Fellow
April 26, 2017
If there’s one thing Yan Yao gets a charge out of, it’s the idea of creating a better battery. The Cullen College assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering is...
UH Engineers Receive NSF Grant to Improve the ‘Internet of Things’
April 25, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded Cullen College’s Miao Pan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and Zhu Han, professor of electrical and computer...
Always a proud Cougar, William C. Miller, Jr. shows off his UH ring Remembering Proud UH Engineer William C. Miller, Jr.
April 25, 2017
UH alumnus and prominent South Texas oilman William C. Miller, Jr. (1955 BSPE) died April 16, 2017. He was 94. Miller was a lifelong supporter of the UH Cullen College of...
Winners all around at the UH-MRS symposium! UH Materials Research Society Student Chapter Hosts Campus Symposium
April 20, 2017
The University of Houston-Materials Research Society Chapter (UH-MRS) hosted its first student symposium in the main lobby of engineering building 1. At the symposium students...
Top, Karun Kumar Rao works at a battery panel. Below, he holds a solid non-liquid battery with advisors (from left) Yan Yao and Lars Grabow Ph.D. Student Studies Solid-State Batteries With Prestigious NASA Fellowship
April 20, 2017
Karun Kumar Rao, a first-year chemical engineering doctoral student in the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been offered a place in the esteemed NASA Space Technology...