University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — September 2019

Photos: Fall 2019 Rockwell Lecture Series- Katia Bertoldi
September 27, 2019
The UH Cullen College of Engineering kicked off its 2019-2020 Distinguished Rockwell Lecture Series on Thursday, September 12 to a packed house. Faculty and students and visitors...
Photos: Fall 2019 Rockwell Lecture Series Presents “Global Warming and Extreme Events”
September 27, 2019
The second installment of UH Engineering's Distinguished Rockwell Lecture Series was held on Friday, September 13 and featured Lai-Yung Ruby Leung, a member of the National...
SurfEllent, a UH startup, and its innovative products are going places. UH Startup SurfEllent Raises $470K in Funding
September 25, 2019
The Inside Story of a Tech Startup   SurfEllent, a UH startup which brings innovative and durable anti-icing coating technologies to the market, is hot, hot, hot! It has raised...
A team of researchers led by University of Houston engineer Cunjiang Yu has reported a new way to manufacture curvy, three-dimensional electronics. Researchers Report a New Way to Produce Curvy Electronics
September 25, 2019
New Method Fills a Need in Emerging Applications for Electronic Devices   Contact lenses that can monitor your health as well as correct your eyesight aren’t science fiction,...
Professor Gino Lim and his doctoral student Ayda Darvishan with a poster about their emergency evacuation project. UH Cullen College Industrial Engineering Paper on Mass Evacuation Receives International Recognition
September 23, 2019
Paper Published in Two IISE Publications Industrial engineers make things and systems better for people. In Gino Lim’s case, it can involve reliable mass evacuation planning...
Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering UH ECE Professor Jiming Bao Elected Fellow of American Physical Society
September 19, 2019
Bao recognized for discovery, contributions and the development of new nanomaterials   Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of...
Alamgir Karim, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and director of materials engineering at the University of Houston. UH Engineer Alamgir Karim leads game-changing project to advance copolymer production
September 17, 2019
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a three-year grant to a UH Cullen College of Engineering research team led by Alamgir Karim, professor of chemical and biomolecular...
Photos: Recruiting The Next Generation of Engineering Excellence at the fall 2019 Career Fair
September 17, 2019
Over 1,500 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton on Thursday, September 12th, dressed to impress with hopes of securing their dream opportunity with Houston’s top...
Unlike the pregnancy test, which uses the color change in the test line as a readout, the new tool will use ultrasensitive sensing of magnetic nanoparticles to detect trace amounts of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in a patient’s blood. UH Engineer Leads Team Creating Point-of-Care Test for Prostate Cancer
September 16, 2019
Improving Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Patients   A team of researchers from the University of Houston and the University of Pennsylvania are working to bring a new biosensor...
Debora Rodrigues and Yandi Hu, associate professors at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, are collaborating to address water purification issues. UH Cullen College Engineering Faculty Win NSF Grant for Water Purification Study
September 13, 2019
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $300,008 to two UH Cullen College of Engineering professors for their research into the development of coatings designed to...