University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — December 2017

Nearly 450 Students Graduated at The Fall 2017 Engineering Convocation PHOTOS: Cullen College Celebrates Nearly 450 Graduating Students at Fall 2017 Convocation Ceremony
December 19, 2017
The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its fall convocation ceremony on Thursday, December 14, recognizing nearly 450 graduating students at the Bayou City Events Center. The...
Yan Yao Charges Up Battery Research With DOE Award Tomorrow’s Batteries Today: Yan Yao Charges Up Battery Research With DOE Award
December 13, 2017
Batteries capable of powering the electric vehicles of tomorrow may be available sooner than we think, thanks to more than $5.7 million in seed funding provided through the...
Hanadi Rifai, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of civil and environmental engineering at UH, will serve as director of the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute Gulf Coast Universities Team Up to Address Hurricane Resilience
December 13, 2017
New Multi-State Institute Focuses on Reducing Damage from Severe Storms A new multi-institution research center will focus on helping the Gulf coast do better at preparing for and...
Researchers Study Deepwater Gas Formation to Prevent Accidents
December 8, 2017
Work at UH Has Implications for Subsea Design and Operations A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working with the oil industry to develop new ways to predict...
Ph.D. student Alex Smith (left) and mechanical engineering professor Ralph Metcalfe are collaborating with researchers at the Texas Heart Institute to radically improve blood-pumping devices for patients with heart failure Thinking Big, Working Small: Collaboration of UH, Texas Heart Institute Could Make Heart Transplants Obsolete
December 6, 2017
In the United States, more than 6.5 million people live with varying stages of heart failure. About 4,000 of those suffer with hearts so compromised that a transplant is the only...
Coping with Culture Shock: Director of Graduate Admissions Pens Article on International Student Experience
December 5, 2017
Life as a college student is fraught with challenges: keeping up with classes, making new friends, learning new fields of study and working jobs and internships. But imagine also...