Archived News — October 2021

University of Houston Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering Mario Romero-Ortega led an international team that has advanced electroceutical research for treatment of diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and sepsis. UH Researcher Advances Understanding of How the Nervous System Controls Organs
October 25, 2021
An international team of researchers, led by University of Houston Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering Mario Romero-Ortega, has progressed electroceutical research…
Lidar-based 3D image of the site of Buenavista on the day of sunrise alignment. Image by Takeshi Inomata, University of Arizona. Airborne mapping identifies nearly 500 sites and patterns, re-conceptualizing early Mesoamerica
October 25, 2021
Through the analysis of airborne laser mapping (lidar), an international team of researchers – including several from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of…
Miao Pan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the principal investigator for a new NSF grant, “Towards Federated Learning over 5G Mobile Devices: High Efficiency, Low Latency, and Good Privacy.” NSF grant funds research by Pan, Fu into wireless for AI
October 20, 2021
A pair of researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering have received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation to lower energy consumption and service delay, two key…
In a paper published recently in Science Advances, Yashashree Kulkarni, Ph.D., Bill Cook Professor of Mechanical Engineering (pictured) and recent Ph.D. graduate Dajla Neffati offer a novel solution to brittle intermetallics with their collaborators at Purdue University. Kulkarni, Neffati, Purdue researchers describe new methods for intermetallic strength
October 19, 2021
Nobody would want to drive a car made of a very strong material that shatters in a collision, so the design of materials with high strength as well as high ductility – or less…
Doctoral student Aman Agrawal. Kim, Agrawal recognized by Axalta Bright Futures program
October 18, 2021
A pair of student researchers in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized…
Dan W. Burleson, Ph.D., an Instructional Associate Professor with the First Year Experience and the Director for Engineering Student Innovation and Design Experience, is spearheading the college's effort to establish the NAE's Grand Challenges Scholars Program at the Cullen College of Engineering. Cullen enters into NAE Grand Challenges Scholars Program
October 15, 2021
As part of the Cullen College of Engineering's continued effort to provide robust and diverse learning opportunities, starting on Oct. 15 students can apply to be part of the…
Aaron T. Becker, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a $299,963 grant from the NSF to hopefully develop “a new type of small-scale manufacturing method, with the precision of modules, the reusability of Legos, and the self-assembly of DNA.” From LEGO to Self-Assembling blocks, Becker continues to build
October 14, 2021
As he puts it, Aaron T. Becker, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, is interested in finding…
The consortium logo, with all of the partners. Shell-Led Consortium With UH Professor Selected to Demonstrate Feasibility of Large-Scale Liquid Hydrogen Storage
October 13, 2021
Ambitious Engineering Challenge Provides Potential Pathway Toward Stable, Global Hydrogen Supply Chain HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2021 — A consortium of public, private and academic…
Wei-Chuan Shih, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has reported on new discoveries in cancer detection in the IEEE Sensors journal. UH Engineer Reports Advance in Rapid Cancer Detection and Monitoring
October 12, 2021
When it comes to cancer detection, size matters. Traditional diagnostic imaging cannot detect tumors smaller than a certain size, causing missed opportunities for early detection…
Omar Khalid is the 2021 recipient of the Paul and Helen Lenchuck Scholarship Program, administered by the National Concrete Masonry Association. CEE award-winner Khalid continues to pursue knowledge
October 11, 2021
Although the locations and challenges have changed, there has always been one constant for Omar Khalid – learning as much as he can, in a variety of fields and disciplines. Khalid…