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Archived News — July 2018

The 10th annual hurricane conference, focused on hurricane preparedness and recovery will be held Friday. Credit: Getty Images Hurricane Conference Offers Updates on Hurricane Preparation
July 31, 2018
Annual Conference Highlights Regional Readiness for Future Storms Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston Friday,...
With a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, UH biomedical engineer Chandra Mohan will examine why more women than men get lupus. Women and Lupus – Tackling the Debilitating Connection
July 31, 2018
With $2 Million Grant, UH Researcher Unraveling the Link The chronic inflammatory disease systemic lupus erythematosus (known as SLE or lupus), is about nine times more common...
Mohammad Joshaghani, a Ph.D. student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, wins top award with research. UH Engineering Student Wins First Place at 2018 EMI Conference
July 13, 2018
Inspired by nature, Ph.D. candidate proposes computational framework to solve life problems   Real life problems are often complex and hard to resolve. So Mohammad Sarraf...
Debora Rodrigues, left, and Stacey Louie, both faculty members in the Cullen College of Engineering, are using a reactor built to simulate the intestines of a pig to study ways to combat antibiotic resistance. Can Nanoparticles Be Used to Lower Antibiotic Resistance?
July 11, 2018
UH Engineers Are Testing a Theory with Livestock Microbiome Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most serious threats to public health, forcing the use of medications...
Megan Robertson, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, was honored with the 2018 Sparks-Thomas Award from the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society Environmentally Friendly Polymers Bring Spotlight to Cullen College Professor
July 6, 2018
Megan Robertson, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, was honored in May with the 2018 Sparks-Thomas Award from the Rubber Division of the American...
How it Works: UH engineering student explains how a car engine works in new video series
July 5, 2018
Starting a car is as easy as turning a key, but have you ever wondered what really happens under the hood? In the video series “How it Works,” Cullen College mechanical...