University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — August 2018

Danny Guevara, a UH undergrad studying mechanical engineering, heads to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. First-Generation Student Wins Prestigious Internship
August 30, 2018
UH Engineering Undergrad Headed for Lawrence Berkeley National Lab   Danny Guevara, a first-generation college student at the University of Houston, was recently selected for...
Photos: Engineering Alumni Association Hosts 2018 Annual Meeting
August 29, 2018
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual meeting on Thursday, August 23 at Saint Arnold’s Brewery. This annual event furthers the EAA’s mission of championing,...
Bacteria - time and again - have come up with ways to fight back against antibiotics and survive A New Take on Fighting Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria
August 29, 2018
UH Researchers Receive $3.5 M to Find Best Combinations of Antibiotics   Two UH researchers have won a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and...
UH Researcher Working on DOE Project For Safer Storage of Nuclear Waste UH Engineer Part of $800K DOE Study Targeting Safer Storage for Nuclear Waste
August 27, 2018
Rimer: ‘Understanding Formation Process of Zeolites is Key.’   About 20 percent of the electricity produced in the United States of America is generated at nuclear power plants...
UH College of Engineering PROMES receives Regents’ Academic Excellence Award
August 24, 2018
The University of Houston System Board of Regents presented the Regents’ Academic Excellence Award to the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery...
Ilknur Telkes (Ph.D. BME 2017) published in prestigious PNAS journal with paper on research conducted at UH. UH Alumna’s Paper Lands In Prestigious PNAS Journal
August 21, 2018
Collaborative Effort Yields Parkinson’s Disease Research Findings   Ilknur Telkes, who earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Houston last year and was...
Jose Contreras-Vidal, a UH researcher, in discussion with a dancer for his "Brain on Art" research. UH Professor Part of National Event on the Interworking of Art and the Brain
August 21, 2018
Contreras-Vidal seeks to answer what happens in the brain as people create and enjoy art   Bringing together scientific research and artistic inquiry is a serious mission for...
Fox 26 Taps Career Center Manager for College Financial Aid Tips Fox 26 Taps Career Center Manager for College Financial Aid Tips
August 20, 2018
It’s back to school season for college students across the country, which means one thing is for sure: tuition payments are due soon. Yolanda Norman, program manager at UH...
At left, Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, with graduate student Sanam Soomro Stool Proteins to Predict Inflammatory Bowel Disease
August 20, 2018
Method Less Invasive, Less Expensive than Colonoscopy   University of Houston researcher Chandra Mohan is set to make a breakthrough in predicting and monitoring inflammatory...
UH led research team is working on a natural gas catalyst for cleaner, cheaper transportation. National Radio Show Interviews Chemical Engineering Chairman About a Natural Gas Catalyst For Boosting Clean, Affordable Transportation
August 20, 2018
What’s not to like about U.S. produced fuel that’s affordable, better for the environment and readily available? The producers of BYUradio's "Top of Mind with Julie Rose," a daily...