University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — March 2019

Esther Akinwande, a chemical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Cullen College Student Wins Big in Scholarships and Opportunities
March 28, 2019
Student Spotlight Almost everyone has heard the advice “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” at some point in their life. But Esther Akinwande, a chemical engineering junior...
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron. Girls Engineering the Future Set for Saturday at UH
March 26, 2019
The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities   About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s popular Chevron Girls Engineering...
Joshua Becerra shares his excitement about the UH St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy. Real-life Superheroes Inspire Boys to be STEM Leaders
March 26, 2019
Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures   If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the future. He’d use it to do...
Megan Goh, a UH biomedical engineering alumna, is studying infantile brain disorders with a Fulbright grant. Cullen College Alumna Conducts Fulbright Research in Germany
March 15, 2019
Alumni Spotlight   Megan Goh (BSBE ’18), a 2018-2019 Fulbright grant recipient, is conducting research in Germany. She is studying how and when infantile brain disorders occur...
UH Engineering Hosts Spring Welcome Event for New Engineering Cougars
March 15, 2019
UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomed over 100 high school students from across the U.S. and their families Saturday, March 2nd for its annual Accepted Student Welcome Event....
Researchers have developed a better quality, high-efficiency gallium arsenide solar cells on low-cost metal foil. UH Researchers Forge Ahead With Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Solar Cell Device Development
March 14, 2019
An article citing improvements in research involving a new generation of flexible photovoltaic devices reported by the Selva Research Group at the UH Cullen College of Engineering...
Researchers have announced the discovery of a laser-driven photoacoustic microfluidic pump, capable of moving fluids in any direction without moving parts or electrical contacts. Researchers Report New Light-Activated Micro Pump
March 12, 2019
Pump Works Without Moving Parts, Electrical Contacts   Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to...
A Lasting Legacy Continues to Help Engineer the Future
March 7, 2019
The legacy of kindness, hard work and dedication continues to live on through the generosity of UH engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire† (BSChE '57) at the Cullen College of...
Joel Roberts, UH alumnus and lead recruiter for INEOS, speaks with Cullen College of Engineering students. Photo credit: Tau Beta Pi. UH Engineering Students Visit with INEOS Representatives
March 1, 2019
Learn about company, perks and hiring The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) hosted an information session with representatives of INEOS, a global manufacturer of...