Archived News — November 2019

Photos: Fall 2019 Rockwell Lecture Series Presents “Anomalies in Ambient and Supercooled Water: Is There a Second Critical Point Lurking Nearby?”
November 27, 2019
UH Engineering hosted another installment of the Rockwell Distinguished Lecture Series on Friday, November 8, featuring James Skinner. Skinner visited from the Pritzker School of...
Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. UH Engineer Zhu Han Elected as AAAS Fellow
November 26, 2019
Han is Noted for Work in Wireless Technologies, Game Theory An engineering professor from the University of Houston has been elected to the American Association for the...
Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE. UH Student Aiming for the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Global Competition
November 26, 2019
Seeking Others who want to develop humanoid robotic avatars   Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team –...
Retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration are both genetic disorders that can cause loss of vision and neither has a cure. Under the Lens: Link Between Macular Degeneration and Retinitis Pigmentosa
November 25, 2019
UH Research Team Examines Eye Disease with $2.5 Million Award   Four words you never want to hear from the eye doctor are retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration. Both are...
Three online UH engineering programs recognized by Intelligent.com Three Online UH Engineering Programs Rank Among Best In Nation
November 25, 2019
Intelligent.com, a student-focused website, included three online programs offered by the UH Cullen College of Engineering in its 2019/2020 national rankings list of best public...
Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a new device that can both efficiently harvest solar energy and store it until it is needed, suggesting a way to deploy solar energy around-the-clock. Photo: Pexels New Hybrid Device Can Both Capture and Store Solar Energy
November 20, 2019
Device Offers a New Avenue for Capitalizing on Abundant Solar Energy   Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a new device that can both efficiently capture...
ASIE 2019 Scholarship Winners courtesy photo from ASIE Seven UH Engineering Students Win 2019 ASIE Scholarships
November 19, 2019
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) awarded seven of their 22 engineering scholarships this year to students attending the UH Cullen College of...
Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76) Distinguished Alumnus Wayne Klotz To Speak At Fall 2019 UH Cullen College Commencement
November 18, 2019
Klotz views engineering as a 'license to change the world.'   Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76) was named the keynote...
UH professor Aaron Becker (red shirt) and Julien Leclerc (next to him, gray UH shirt), a UH Cullen College research associate visit with Houston-area teachers and an undergraduate REU participant in the Robotic Swarm Control Laboratory. Houston Researchers Work to Create Swarms of Tiny Robots to Attack and Remove Blood Clots
November 15, 2019
In America pulmonary embolism (PE) causes between 200,000 and 300,000 deaths annually, according to information from the National Institutes of Health. PE is the third highest...
UH Cullen College students Dalia Lezzar and Madeleine Lu won big in the 3MT competition in the 2019 UH Graduate Research Showcase. Cullen College Students Shine in UH Graduate Research Showcase
November 13, 2019
UH graduate students inspire each other with accomplishments   Graduate students representing the UH Cullen College of Engineering shone bright in the university-wide Graduate...

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