University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — October 2017

Richard Willson (left) and Chandra Mohan are developing an at-home test kit for lupus nephritis flare ups Researchers Developing Home Test Kit for Lupus Nephritis Flares
October 25, 2017
The Test Kit Uses a Smartphone to Test for Kidney Inflammation With a four-year $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), two University of Houston...
UH Researchers Join National Effort to Study Recent Storms
October 23, 2017
The Project Seeks to Learn How Best to Respond to National Disasters Two University of Houston researchers are part of an effort by the National Science Foundation to better...
PHOTOS: 15th Annual Civil and Environmental Engineering Luncheon Brings Together Students, Alumni and Faculty
October 20, 2017
The 2017 Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon brought together more than 100 alumni, students and faculty at the HESS Club in Houston this October. The annual event...
Patrick Cirino is designing microorganisms to convert natural gas liquids into useful products Designing Microorganisms to Convert Natural Gas Liquids into Useful Products
October 19, 2017
A team of researchers led by a UH chemical and biomolecular engineer will design microorganisms that can convert natural gas liquids (NGLs) into useful products more efficiently...
Industry-Led Effort Designed to Cut Costs through Digital Oilfield Innovation
October 19, 2017
Unique Partnership Launches Initiative Focused on Industry Adoption Industries ranging from health care to oil refining have been radically changed by the digital revolution. A...
UH, ExxonMobil Chemical Company Sign Research Agreement
October 19, 2017
Faculty and Students Will Work to Develop Product Solutions ExxonMobil Chemical Company and the University of Houston have signed a multi-year research agreement that will focus...
Andrea Prosperetti UH Launches Institute for Data Science
October 19, 2017
Institute Will Draw Partnerships to Focus on Energy, Health Care, Cybersecurity, Smart Cities The University of Houston has launched a new Institute for Data Science, naming ...
Irfan Bandey Biomanufacturing the Next Generation of Cancer-Killing Immune Cells
October 16, 2017
Navin Varadarajan receives National Science Foundation award to boost effectiveness of immunotherapy Back in the days when all medicines were made out of chemicals found in nature...
Engineers Make a Showing at 2017 Undergraduate Research Day
October 13, 2017
Proving that high-level research isn’t just for graduate students, roughly 250 UH undergrads presented their research findings at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Day. The event...
Roberto Ballarini Uses Online Platform to Inspire Next Generation of Civil Engineers
October 10, 2017
For Roberto Ballarini, chair of the Cullen College’s civil and environmental engineering department, the decision to become a professor was as much about inspiring the next...