Archived News — March 2021

Xie Hu, a 2020 hire as an assistant professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and at the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping, has received a $375,000 grant from NASA for a research proposal. Hu earns NASA funding award
March 31, 2021
Xie Hu, a 2020 hire as an assistant professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and at the National Center for Airborne Laser...
Muayyad Al-Ubaidi, Ph.D., a professor of Biomedical Engineering, was one of three faculty members chosen for the Moores Professorship. Al-Ubaidi, Ardebili honored by Faculty Excellence Awards
March 30, 2021
A pair of Cullen College of Engineering professors have been honored in the University of Houston's 2021 Faculty Excellence Awards. Muayyad Al-Ubaidi, Ph.D., a professor of...
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston has again increased its ranking in the latest U.S. News & World Report, up one slot to No. 66 in the country. Cullen College improves again in U.S. News & World Report rankings
March 30, 2021
The stature of the Cullen College of Engineering has increased again, as it improved by its ranking by one in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report, up to the No. 66...
Javier Lopez Jr., a 2020 graduate of the Space Architecture program, has parlayed that into a position with Lunar Resources, Inc., a space industrial company pioneering space manufacturing and off-Earth resource extraction. ME, Space Architecture graduate Lopez making his interstellar mark
March 29, 2021
For University of Houston graduate and native Houstonian Javier Lopez Jr., it was repeated visits to the Space Center Houston with his parents and twin sister Cynthia that kindled...
Nuri Ince, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is reporting that electrical stimulation of the brain at higher frequencies (above 100Hz) induces resonating waveforms which can successfully recalibrate dysfunctional circuits causing movement symptoms.  New Discoveries of Deep Brain Stimulation Put It on Par with Therapeutics
March 25, 2021
Despite having remarkable utility in treating movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has confounded researchers, with a general lack of...
Manuel Cestari, Jose Contreras-Vidal and David Eguren work on the construction of a pediatric exoskeleton for brain-computer interfaced mobility. P-LEGS takes home pediatric honor from SWPDC, SXSW
March 24, 2021
An invention from University of Houston researchers to help children with walking disabilities has won the Southwest National Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium’s Pediatric...
Cullen College of Engineering professor Jeffrey Rimer, Ph.D., has been selected as the newest Associate Editor for Crystal Growth & Design, a monthly peer-reviewed journal published by the American Chemical Society. Rimer picked as Associate Editor for ACS' Crystal Growth & Design
March 23, 2021
Cullen College of Engineering professor Jeffrey Rimer, Ph.D., has been selected as the newest Associate Editor for Crystal Growth & Design, a monthly peer-reviewed journal...
Badri Roysam, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his team are working with the NIH to develop open-source tools that will treat concussions and other brain injuries and diseases. Focusing on the Unhealthy Brain to Speed Drug Discovery
March 22, 2021
Though 40 million concussions are recorded annually, no effective treatment exists for them or for many other brain-related illnesses. In collaboration with Dragan Maric of the...
A visual example of the effect that the “icephobic” application from Elemental Coatings has when it comes to repelling ice buildup. Elemental Coatings, Ghasemi receives $750k grant for 'icephobic' coatings
March 17, 2021
The company founded by a professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has received a $750,000 grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory to continue...
Mini Das, associate professor of physics and biomedical engineering, is one of 55 Scialog: Advancing Bioimaging fellows. BME, Physics Associate Professor Named Scialog Fellow
March 16, 2021
Mini Das Chosen for Her Cutting-Edge Research in Medical and Biological Imaging The Research Corporation for Science Advancement has named University of Houston associate...

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