University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — July 2017

Wendy Lang, Sashank Kasiraju and Wei Qin in the lab where award-winning work takes place Work With Catalysts Changes Grad Students Into Award Winners
July 18, 2017
Three Cullen College chemical engineering Ph.D. students have returned from Denver, Co. where they were special guests at the 25th North American Meeting (NAM25) of the North...
College Holds Memorial for Dedicated Alumnus and Supporter William A. Brookshire
July 14, 2017
More than 500 guests honored the memory and legacy of dedicated UH alumnus and long-time supporter William A. Brookshire at a memorial service held in his honor this summer. The...
Hadi Ghasemi Wins Top NASA Prize For His Frog-Inspired Surface
July 14, 2017
As many times as Hadi Ghasemi thought about wood frogs, a cold, hard fact seemed to hop out at him: They can tolerate freezing of more than half their body’s fluids and still...
UH Engineering Signs Articulation Agreement With Delhi Technological University
July 12, 2017
In a continued effort to promote international collaboration in engineering research and academics, the UH Cullen College of Engineering has entered into an articulation agreement...
Meysam Heydari Gharahcheshmeh continues to conduct himself with honors in the field of superconductivity Doctoral Student Wins IEEE Superconductivity Award Second Year in a Row
July 12, 2017
For the second year in a row, a Cullen College graduate student has won a prestigious award in the field of superconductivity. Meysam Heydari Gharahcheshmeh, a materials...
David Mayerich is part of NIH-backed group creating a new device to study breast cancer NIH Grant to Study Breast Cancer
July 11, 2017
David Mayerich, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College, is part of a national group receiving funds from the National Institutes of...
Gwen Musial, (second from right) watches as students use a prism to split white light into a rainbow Setting Her Sights on Teaching: Graduate Student Completes Three-Part ISEE Course
July 7, 2017
For engineering graduate students bound for careers in academia, there’s probably no better honor than to be accepted into the Institute for Scientist & Engineer Educators (...
The habitat envisioned by four Cullen College grad students that can sustain life on the moon of Phobos Future UH Astronauts Take Their Space Among Interstellar Award Winners
July 5, 2017
Thomas Lagarde has a prediction for us: “In 20 years we are all going to be astronauts.” “All of us?” “Yes, you, me, the guy in the office over there, all of us,” he continues. “...