Archived News — July 2020

Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, led a team reporting a new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” which allows multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen. ‘Drawn-on-Skin’ Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors
July 30, 2020
A team of researchers led by Dr. Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, has developed a new form of electronics...
Dr. Zhu Han, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his early to mid-career contributions with the 2021 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award. Han chosen by IEEE for Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
July 30, 2020
A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his early to mid-career...
Dr. Mohamed Soliman. Soliman honored with SPE Regional Distinguished Achievement Award
July 29, 2020
Dr. Mohamed Soliman, the William C. Miller endowed chair professor and the Department Chairman of Petroleum Engineering, has been selected for the Regional Distinguished...
Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, led the discovery of a new way to promote fluid flow through tiny channels and capillaries. New Method of Fluid Gating Has Implications for Drug Delivery, Power Generation and Other Uses
July 28, 2020
The movement of fluids through small capillaries and channels is crucial for processes ranging from blood flow through the brain to power generation and electronic cooling systems...
Sheereen Majd, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is co-PI on a $481,000 grant to develop a simple, safe and efficient system to deliver macromolecules to a cell’s interior. NSF Grant Funds Mathematicians, Biomedical Engineer
July 27, 2020
Interdisciplinary Research Seeks Direct and Efficient Delivery of Macromolecules to Cells Mathematicians and biomedical engineers are working to develop a simple, safe and...
Dr. Chandra Mohan, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been given a $300,000 award by the Lupus Research Alliance. Lupus Research Alliance to support UH professor with Accelerator Award
July 24, 2020
Dr. Chandra Mohan, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been given a $300,000 award by the...
Ody De La Paz, co-founder and CEO of Sensytec. If Cement Could Talk - Startup based on UH Technology to make world safer
July 23, 2020
Deadly explosions on offshore oil platforms. Collapsing bridges. Gaping potholes large enough to swallow a car. Cement is the most widely used construction material in the world,...
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi. Subsea Engineering offers first of its kind course focusing on digitization in Oil & Gas
July 21, 2020
Citing the increased digitization in the oil and gas industry, a professor at the University of Houston has created the first graduate course to focus on the subject, “Digital...
Researchers report that while magnesium and other multivalent metals show promise for high-density energy storage, but a number of obstacles remain. Photo: Getty Images. A Roadmap to Better Multivalent Batteries
July 17, 2020
Lithium-ion batteries are recognized for their high energy density in everything from mobile phones to laptop computers and electric vehicles, but as the need for grid-scale...
Dr. Vedhus Hoskere. CEE adds 3 new assistant professors for Fall 2020 semester
July 15, 2020
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering will have three new assistant professors added to its faculty for the Fall of 2020 – Dr....

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