University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — May 2017

Fifth graders enjoy the engineering of catapults at Subsea's "Passport to UH" Great Careers STEM From Teaching Youngsters Early at Subsea Engineering’s “Passport to UH”
May 31, 2017
Engineering can be child’s play for those lucky enough to participate in a “Passport to UH” event hosted by the Cullen College’s subsea engineering program. On May 18, youngsters...
Gino Lim looks skyward, mapping routes for drones Eyes in the Sky: Gino Lim is Watching Your Drones
May 31, 2017
In Gino Lim’s estimation, drones will soon take over the sky, delivering medical kits and medicines to rural patients, relaying sensitive military information to troops and, yes,...
Chen Wu is enlightened International Organization Sees the Light, Awards Cullen College Ph.D. Student
May 30, 2017
Chen Wu, Cullen College Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering, is the winner of a $2,500 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship from SPIE, the international society...
Rod Canion (far right) in the early days of Compaq Success In and On the Air: UH Alumni and Compaq Founder Featured on NPR
May 25, 2017
In the early days of personal computing, Cullen College alumnus Rod Canion (bachelor’s in electrical engineering 1966, and master’s in electrical engineering 1968) left the...
Gino Lim is named a new IISE Fellow Cullen College’s Chair of Industrial Engineering Is Quite a Fellow
May 17, 2017
If you’ve ever evacuated your home in the Houston area because of a threatening flood or hurricane, you’ve felt the impact of Gino Lim’s work. If you or someone you know has ever...
Industrial Engineering Student's Disney Dreams Come True at Disneyland Internship
May 15, 2017
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” -- Walt Disney When industrial engineering undergrad Britney Shum was a child, nothing cheered her up...
The NSBE crew (l-r) Jameel Jordan, Nnamdi Emebo, Amira Spikes and Kayla Nash NSBE UH Is Number One Outstanding Chapter in the U.S.A.
May 12, 2017
Sometimes you’re just born knowing what you want to do. “In fourth grade I wrote a paper on being an architectural engineer, and I wasn’t quite sure if that really existed,” said...
Inspired by wood frogs, Hadi Ghasemi creates award-worthy surface North American Wood Frog Inspires Hadi Ghasemi to Invent New Adaptive Surface
May 11, 2017
Of the almost 5,000 species of frogs around the world, one of them hops immediately to Hadi Ghasemi’s attention. You might wonder why the Bill D. Cook Assistant Professor of...
Yashashree Kulkarni is all about twins Yashashree Kulkarni receives ASME 2017 Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award
May 9, 2017
When Yashashree Kulkarni isn’t singing opera (her latest pursuit), the associate professor of mechanical engineering is singing the praises of twinning, the process by which...
Photos: First-Year Students Shine at First Year Experience Summit
May 9, 2017
When it comes to success in engineering studies, the data is clear: the better students do in their first-year core classes, the higher the chances that they will complete their...