University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — September 2018

Photos: UH Engineering Kicks off Fall Semester at Annual BOS Party
September 28, 2018
The UH Cullen College of Engineering celebrated the start of the fall semester at the annual BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party on Thursday, September 20. Hundreds of students...
UH researchers built a self-contained smartphone microscope that can operate in both fluorescence and dark-field imaging modes and paired it with an inexpensive Lumina 640 smartphone with an 8-megapixel camera. Researchers Create Smartphone System to Test for Lead in Water
September 26, 2018
Unlike Most Commercially Available Tests, It Can Detect Levels Below EPA Standards   The discovery of lead in Flint, Michigan’s drinking water drew renewed attention to the...
Engineering Career Fair Photos: Engineering Career Fair Welcomes Over 100 Top Companies to Recruit Cullen College Students
September 25, 2018
Nearly 1,500 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton on Thursday, September 6th, dressed to impress and prepared to interview with Houston’s top companies. UH Engineering...
The 2018 UH-MRS poster winners. UH Materials Research Society Student Chapter Hosts Student Symposium
September 24, 2018
Materials science is a dynamic and rapidly expanding field. Recent technological and economic developments have led to the creation of innovative materials with unusual...
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
Research end goal: 'improve the quality of human life.'   When it comes to dangerous natural phenomenon, most people think of events like hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes....
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...
Birol Dindoruk, Professor of Petroleum 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 seven new faculty members to its teaching and research rosters, including a member of...
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...