Archived News — May 2020

University of Houston assistant professor Dr. Rose Faghih. Faghih featured in IEEE publication as 'Woman to Watch'
May 29, 2020
The research of University of Houston assistant professor Dr. Rose Faghih has been recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Women in Engineering...
Dana Reed, a doctoral student of Dr. Devin Shaffer of the University of Houston's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, will be developing a model for water use and water conservation based on land use. Shaffer, Reed awarded grant to study Houston water conservation
May 28, 2020
Two researchers from the University of Houston have received a grant to study the potential water conservation savings for different types of land uses in the City of Houston. Dr...
Alamgir Karim, Dow Chair Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, says the chitin project could lead to more environmentally friendly plastics and other polymers. Researchers Take a Cue from Nature to Create Bulletproof Coatings
May 27, 2020
Shrimp, lobsters and mushrooms may not seem like great tools for the battlefield, but three engineers from the University of Houston are using chitin – a derivative of glucose...
Michelle Gale. Class of 2020 honored with virtual graduation celebration
May 22, 2020
The fortitude of the Cullen College of Engineering's Class of 2020 was proudly celebrated by the university community on May 7, with a 90-minute virtual graduation celebration,...
 Assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Rose Faghih has developed a method to track the fear response from sweat and heart rate together . Continuously Tracking Fear Response Could Improve Mental Health Treatment
May 19, 2020
Assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Rose Faghih is not afraid of fear. If continuously monitored, she sees it as a tool to improve mental health treatment....
Lee receives grant for South Korean water, satellite project
May 18, 2020
Dr. Hyongki Lee, an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been awarded a grant from the K-Water...
REIGN lab student earns SURF award
May 15, 2020
A research intern in the Rehabilitation Engineering for Improving Neuromotor Control Laboratory – REIGN – has received $4,000 from the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship...
Dr. Pushpesh Sharma, a May 2019 graduate from the University of Houston's chemical engineering and petroleum engineering programs, has earned distinction for his work as a doctoral student and with the start-up Inveniam Asset Management by being named one of The Way Ahead's 2020 Energy Influencers. Petroleum Engineering alum named as one of TWA's Energy Influencers
May 14, 2020
Dr. Pushpesh Sharma, a May 2019 graduate from the University of Houston's chemical engineering and petroleum engineering programs, has earned distinction for his work as a...
Sergey Shevkoplyas, associate professor of biomedical engineering. Shevkoplyas's Research Seeks New Way to Separate T-Cells
May 12, 2020
Doors could soon open wider for cell-based therapies, thanks to research underway in the University of Houston lab of Dr. Sergey Shevkoplyas, associate professor of biomedical...
Dr. Debora F. Rodrigues, of Civil & Environmental Engineering, was recognized in the Associate Professor category. Rodrigues, Palmer honored with UH Awards for Excellence
May 11, 2020
Two faculty members of the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized as recipients of the University of Houston's Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and...

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