University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — August 2019

Researchers are working to improve virtual and augmented reality user experience and increase applications. UH Engineer Helps Improve Mobile Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality User Experience
August 29, 2019
NSF Grant Funds Collaborative Research Involving Three Universities   Virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), once only existing in the realm of science fiction, are now a...
UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Miguel A. Gonzalez is the new dean of the College of Science and Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake. UH Cullen College Alumnus Leads UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering
August 27, 2019
UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Miguel A. Gonzalez (’83, MSIE ’85, Ph.D. IE ’95) recently took the helm as the new dean of the College of Science and Engineering at...
The Engineering Alumni Association holds its annual meeting and networking event at Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston on Aug. 22, 2019. Photos: Engineering Alumni Association Hosts 2019 Annual Meeting
August 26, 2019
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual meeting on August 22nd at Saint Arnold’s Brewery. This annual event furthers the EAA’s mission of championing, supporting...
UH Cullen College of Engineering Hosts Students from South China University of Technology for First-Ever Civil Summer Workshop
August 23, 2019
This summer, UH Engineering hosted over 40 college students from the South China University of Technology for the first-ever, three-week resilient civil infrastructure summer...
UH Engineer Offers Proposals to Improve Nation's Electric Grid. Photo: Getty Images UH Engineer Offers Proposals to Improve Nation’s Electric Grid
August 21, 2019
Xingpeng Li Submitted Two Winning Proposals to DOE Competition   Balancing electricity supply and demand is challenging, and the prospect of blackouts carries a substantial...
Phaneendra Kondapi, interim assistant dean and founding director for engineering programs at UH at Katy and a professor with UH’s subsea engineering program at the Cullen College of Engineering. UH Engineering Faculty Earn International Recognition From Society of Petroleum Engineers
August 19, 2019
Assistant Dean, National Academy of Engineering Member In the Spotlight   The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognized two UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty...
Rice University, Texas Southern University and the University of Houston have won a National Science Foundation grant to help underrepresented minorities pursuing academic careers in engineering and science. The principal investigators are, from left: Reginald DesRoches and Canek Phillips of Rice, Pradeep Sharma and Hanadi Rifai of the University of Houston, Yvette Pearson of Rice and Wei Wayne Li of Texas Southern University. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University) Houston universities team up to boost minorities in academia
August 13, 2019
NSF grant to Rice, UH, Texas Southern will help future science, engineering professors   HOUSTON – (Aug. 13, 2019) – Rice University, Texas Southern University (TSU) and the...
The tiny bursts of sweat released in response to psychologically arousing stimuli can be measured using wearable technology. Brain Stimulation for PTSD Patients
August 7, 2019
Sweat Response Can Make Stimulators Responsive   For 8 million adults who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder in any given year, medication and cognitive therapy have...
Lupus nephritis is one of the most frequent and severe clinical manifestations of lupus, representing a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Photo courtesy: GettyImages Blood Clotting Proteins Discovered as Biomarkers of Lupus Nephritis
August 7, 2019
Finding Could Lead to Better Clinical Disease Monitoring   University of Houston researcher Chandra Mohan is reporting in Arthritis Research and Therapy that clotting proteins,...
The University of Houston at Katy campus – set to open this fall  – will offer programs in high demand throughout the Greater Houston region – engineering and nursing. New Engineering Academy Puts UH at Katy in the Lime Light
August 2, 2019
UH Cullen College partners with HCC to Better Serve Students, Industries   The recently announced partnership between the new University of Houston at Katy – set to open this...