University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — February 2018

The explosion and fire at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, TX was part of the cost of Hurricane Harvey. Photo Credit: Terry Hammonds UH Engineering Professor Warns of the Dangers of Defunding the Chemical Safety Board in Forbes
February 23, 2018
President Trump’s budget for the next fiscal year proposes a number of cuts, including defunding the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (USCSB). The non-partisan, independent body...
Lab to Market Video Series Lab to Market Video Series Features Professor’s Revolutionary Anti-Icing Material
February 23, 2018
UH mechanical engineer Hadi Ghasemi invented a new adaptive anti-icing material inspired by wood frogs, an animal that can freeze without dying, and now he’s ready to take his...
Laurencin, a leading surgeon-scientist in orthopaedic surgery, spoke about the transition from an era of advanced prosthetics to the emergence of a new field of regenerative engineering. Photos: Cato T. Laurencin Delivers Rockwell Lecture on Regenerative Engineering
February 22, 2018
University of Connecticut engineer and National Academy of Engineering member Cato T. Laurencin delivered a captivating Rockwell Lecture titled “Regenerative Engineering:...
Megan Goh, Cullen College of Engineering Outstanding Senior for 2017-18 UH Cullen College Recognizes Outstanding Students
February 20, 2018
Every academic year, the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering celebrates student academic achievement by choosing an Outstanding Senior and an Outstanding...
The UH Engineering Intern: New Video Showcases Students on the Job
February 20, 2018
By the time students graduate from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, they have acquired the skills and training necessary to take on a variety of...
UH biomedical engineer Chandra Mohan is examining the protein ALCAM to find a cure for lupus Deconstructing Lupus – Could Some of its Makeup Be Part of its Cure?
February 20, 2018
Pioneering UH Lupus Researcher is 1 of 7 in U.S. to Win Grant Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $600,000...
Biomedical engineer Kirill Larin has developed a new, noninvasive method to look at heart scar tissue. First of its Kind: Peering into the Heart Without Touching
February 19, 2018
UH Engineer Develops Technique Using Optical Equipment As the leading cause of death in the U.S., heart disease also occupies the minds of great researchers, who continue to...
Qianmei (May) Feng, a UH associate professor of industrial engineering, was inspired by Deepwater Horizon to target equipment failure in the oil & gas industry. Cullen College Professor Combines Math and Engineering to Enhance Safety, Efficiency in Oil and Gas Industry
February 6, 2018
Inspired by Deepwater Horizon, researcher targets equipment failure Equipment failure in capital-intensive industries such as oil and gas, aerospace and more has serious...
Top Companies Recruit UH Engineers at Fall Career Fair
February 6, 2018
Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to work in their respective fields...
Researchers with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping captured 3-D images of the Maya settlement of Tikal using state-of-the-art LiDAR technology. Credit: National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping/University of Houston UH Researchers Help Archaeologists Find the Remains of a Maya Megalopolis
February 6, 2018
Archaeologists and adventure junkies are buzzing about the announcement of previously unknown ruins of a complex Maya settlement hidden for centuries amidst the jungles of...