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Archived News — September 2018

Researchers with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping used the center's lidar-equipped plane to map the permafrost in Antarctica. Beyond Archaeology: NCALM Pursues New Technology, New Projects
September 20, 2018
Lidar Mapping Has Also Yielded Other Earth Science Discoveries   The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping is best-known for its headline-grabbing work in archeology – the...
Hadi Ghasemi, Bill D. Cook Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Houston UH Engineering Professor Wins NSF Grant to Study Ice Formation and Fight Icing
September 14, 2018
When it comes to dangerous natural phenomenon, most people think of events like hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes. Hadi Ghasemi – Bill D. Cook Assistant Professor of...
Jeffrey Rimer, Abraham E. Dukler Professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering Cullen College Professors Earn $765K Welch Awards to Continue Life-Altering Research, Investigate Chemical Conundrums
September 13, 2018
Three UH Cullen College chemical and biomolecular engineering professors received funding from the Welch Foundation for their contributions to basic chemical research that...
Renita Horton, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UH Cullen College Renowned Engineering Faculty Join Cullen College
September 11, 2018
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year by adding six new faculty members to its teaching and research rosters. They specialize in fields...
A gift from NOV will allow students earning their PhDs in mechanical engineering to work alongside the company’s engineers on some of the biggest challenges facing the energy industry. $1 Million Gift from NOV Boosts UH Engineering Research
September 11, 2018
The Donation Will Allow Graduate Students to Work with NOV Engineers   National Oilwell Varco has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of...
Jeremy Palmer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, resolves water dispute. UH Professor Discovers Issue at the Root of Seven-Year Water Dispute
September 10, 2018
Palmer uses programming experience to crack scientific stalemate A scientific quest, started with genuine curiosity and a passion for research, turned into a Hatfield-McCoy...
Julie Rogers, a Cullen College mechanical engineering senior and a G.R.A.D.E. Camp counselor, works with camper Natalie Cramer, an 8th-grader from Pearland. UH G.R.A.D.E. Camp Celebrates 15 Years of Introducing Engineering to New Generations of Girls
September 6, 2018
Spending summer days engineering can be creative, empowering and fun. Imagine taking bits and pieces of circuitry, plastic and metal to build robots, then programming them to...
UH Professor Christine Ehlig-Economides Wins Top SPE Honor. Photo Credit: UH Energy UH Engineering Professor Chosen for Highest Honor From Society of Petroleum Engineers
September 5, 2018
SPE Recognizes Christine Ehlig-Economides With Honorary Membership   The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) bestowed its highest honor – the SPE/AIME Honorary Membership – on...
Before a woman even realizes she’s pregnant, an embryo will have already developed a neural tube. Watching an Embryo’s Neural Tube Close
September 4, 2018
First-in-Class Technology to Deliver Images of Birth Defect as it Happens   In those precious weeks before a woman even realizes she’s pregnant, an embryo will have already...