Archived News — July 2021

Kyung Jae Lee, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received funding for two recent grants for more than $350,000. Lee awarded two grants totaling $390,000
July 22, 2021
Kyung Jae Lee, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received funding for two recent grants for more than…
Wei-Chuan Shih, professor of computer and electrical engineering, has been awarded $2.7 million from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to detect cancer biomarkers in blood by counting exosomes. Shih Receives $2.7M to Develop Cancer Test with ‘Unprecedented Early Detection Power’
July 19, 2021
University of Houston engineering researcher Wei-Chuan Shih has been awarded $2.7 million from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to detect cancer…
Devin L. Shaffer, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, is the latest member of the faculty to receive a National Science Foundation CAREER award. CEE's Shaffer earns NSF CAREER award
July 16, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that Devin L. Shaffer, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, is the latest…
Acrylonitrile is the feedstock used to make carbon fiber, which is used in the manufacturing of an array of products, from vehicles and performance sports equipment to wind turbine blades and electronics. Grabow engineering dynamic solutions for carbon fiber market
July 16, 2021
Lars Grabow's Research to Bring Chemical Production and Manufacturing Together Could Revolutionize Numerous Chemical Processes You may know little to nothing about the carbon…
Celebrating 80 Years in 80 Days of the Cullen College Celebrating 80 Years in 80 Days
July 9, 2021
We invite you to help us celebrate 80 years of the Cullen College for the next 80 days! Follow along on the following social media platforms:   Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn…
Jacinta C. Conrad, Ph.D., Frank M. Tiller Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Rheology. Conrad elected as Fellow in Society of Rheology
July 7, 2021
Jacinta C. Conrad, Ph.D., Frank M. Tiller Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of…
Ovidiu Crisan, Ph.D., a retired professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, passed away on June 20, 2021 in Orange, California. College Mourns the Passage of Professor Emeritus Crisan
July 6, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston is saddened to announce the passing of Ovidiu Crisan, Ph.D., a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering…
Dr. Hao Huang Huang's industrial expertise joining Cullen College of Engineering
July 2, 2021
An aviation industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience at General Electric and 80 patents to his name will be joining the Cullen College of Engineering's Computer and…