University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — March 2018

Brookshire’s Legacy of Generosity Lives on at Luncheon for Scholarship Recipients
March 28, 2018
The legacy of kindness, hard work and generosity left behind by UH engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire† (BSChE '57) continues to live on at the Cullen College, where...
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron. UH Engineers, Chevron Introduce Houston-area Girls to STEM Fun
March 28, 2018
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston was a happening place this weekend — rockets launched into the sky with great puffs of smoke, robots performed...
Debora Rodrigues,associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College, is part of an international team studying bacteria-fungi interaction. Bacteria-fungi interaction may lead to improvements in crop production, sustainable energy
March 27, 2018
UH researcher receives DOE grant to study fundamental interactions While microorganism like bacteria and fungi have co-existed for eons, there is still much to discover about...
Inaugural 2018 Mechanical Engineering Alumni Mixer
March 26, 2018
The 8th Wonder Brewery was buzzing with activity last Thursday as UH mechanical engineering alumni, faculty and students gathered to mingle, catch up and hear the latest updates...
Researchers and students from the University of Houston are working with fourth- and fifth-grade boys to promote interest in STEM. Boys, Fathers and Mentors Work Together for STEM Engagement
March 26, 2018
NSF-Funded Project Targets African-American, Latino Boys Both the medium and the message are STEM – encouraging fourth and fifth-grade African-American and Latino boys to...
Nature features University of Houston Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work to improve prostheses using brain-machine interfaces. Nature Magazine Features UH Professor’s Work to Address Paralysis
March 23, 2018
Groundbreaking brain-machine interfacing with prostheses highlighted About 3.5 million people in America are living with some degree of paralysis related to stroke, multiple...
Kaushik Mandiga and Denny Luong, electrical and computer engineering students at the Cullen College of Engineering, display robotic projects at the 2018 ECEDHA Conference. UH Students Exhibit Robots Created In Makerspace
March 23, 2018
New and interesting things are being made at the UH Makerspace, which opened this spring in the M.D. Anderson Library. Two University of Houston electrical and computer...
Engineering Alumni Association Kicks Off eWeek with Reception & Program
March 21, 2018
For one week in February engineers around the country are celebrated as part of National Engineers Week, a program that raises awareness of the crucial contributions made by...
Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work with prosthetics and brain-computer interfaces, with students. UH Engineering Rises in U.S. News Rankings
March 21, 2018
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America. The 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings place...
Debora Rodrigues, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is part of an effort to learn more about how bacteria and fungus interact in soil, work that could lead to advances in bioenergy. Researchers Study Fundamental Interactions in Soil Communities
March 13, 2018
DOE-Funded Work Could Lead to Advances in Bioenergy Researchers traditionally have studied individual microorganisms independently of how those organisms interact with their...