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Archived News — May 2019

The UH Phoenix team – Andrew Advani, Sharlyn Tijerina, Jacob Frady and Joseph Pauwels – & its Planetary Ice Extractor (PIE) is a finalist in the NASA’s 2019 Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge. UH Engineering Students Tasting Sweet Success with PIE in NASA Challenge
May 23, 2019
A team of UH Cullen College Engineering students are basking in the sweet smell of success in NASA’s 2019 Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge, a college...
Dr. Yan Yao holds the solid-state battery, with Dr. Yanliang Liang next to him and Dr. Xiaowei Chi behind them at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. UH Engineer’s Battery Research Gets New Charge With Additional DOE Funding
May 22, 2019
Yan Yao’s “Battery500” Award Selected for Phase II   A quest for better batteries has led the U.S. Department of Energy to invest an additional $800,000 in Yan Yao’s research...
Yandi Hu, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Houston, led a team of researchers in developing a better understanding of the presence of strontium-rich barite in seawater. Solving a Scientific Mystery and Finding a Solution for Industry
May 21, 2019
Researchers Determine Why Strontium-rich Barite is Found in Oceans   In solving a scientific mystery, researchers from the University of Houston and the nation’s national...
William A. Brookshire, Ph.D., P.E. (BSChE ’57)† will be recognized as the Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala. UH Cullen College of Engineering Announces 2019 EAA Gala Honorees
May 20, 2019
The 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 6. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni...
Photos: Spring 2019 UH Engineering Commencement Ceremony
May 16, 2019
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering celebrated the graduation of more than 600 engineers on Thursday, May 9 at the Fertitta Center. The proud graduates earned...
Photos: 30th Annual UH Engineering Crawfish Boil Kicks off OTC
May 15, 2019
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted its 30th annual Offshore Industry Crawfish Boil on Sunday, May 5 at Lynn Eusan Park. Thousands of alumni, faculty, students and...
UH researchers are working to make self-powered wearable electronic devices a reality. UH Engineering Doctoral Student Publishes in Nano Energy
May 15, 2019
Research brings self-powered wearable electronics closer to reality Wearable electronics – from smartwatches to fitness trackers – are not just trendy and fashionable...
Photos: 2019 ECE Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference
May 14, 2019
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department hosted its 15th annual Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference on Friday April...
Roberto Ballarini, chairman of the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Houston, is the recipient of the 2019 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). UH Civil and Environmental Engineering Chairman Wins 2019 Mindlin Medal
May 13, 2019
Roberto Ballarini recognized for contributions in numerous disciplines   Roberto Ballarini, Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and chairman of the department of civil and...
Meet the 2019 UH DAAD-RISE scholars. They are heading to Germany for internships at research institutes this summer. Record Number of UH Engineering Students Headed to Germany for Research and Adventure
May 7, 2019
Eight University of Houston students – all from the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College – won 2019 DAAD RISE research scholarships and an opportunity to work at...

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