Archived News — January 2021

Dr. Metin Akay, the founding chairman of the Biomedical Engineering Department and the John S. Dunn Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has been named the president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). Akay tabbed for IEEE EMBS president
January 12, 2021
Dr. Metin Akay, the founding chairman of the Biomedical Engineering Department and the John S. Dunn Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston's...
A clinical trial found that stroke survivors gained clinically significant arm movement and control by using an external robotic device powered by the patients’ own brains. Tapping the Brain to Boost Stroke Rehabilitation
January 12, 2021
Clinical Trial Suggests Brain-Machine Interface Coupled with Robot Offers Increased Benefits for Stroke Survivors Stroke survivors who had ceased to benefit from conventional...
Thomas T.C. Hsu, the Moores Professor of Civil Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been recognized by two international organizations for his contributions and research. Engineering Societies Recognize Hsu for Distinguished Achievement
January 11, 2021
A professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been recognized by two international organizations for his contributions...
Xiaonan Shan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, said the discovery offers promise for energy storage and other applications, including electric vehicles. A Safer, Less Expensive and Fast Charging Aqueous Battery
January 11, 2021
Lithium-ion batteries are critical for modern life, from powering our laptops and cell phones to those new holiday toys. But there is a safety risk – the batteries can catch fire...

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