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University of Houston Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Engineering Ganesh Thakur has been elected as the next vice president, and eventual president, of the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST). Petroleum's Thakur to Lead ‘Best and Brightest’ Scientists and Researchers in Texas
January 25, 2023
University of Houston Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Engineering Ganesh Thakur has been elected as the next vice president, and eventual president, of the Texas Academy of… Read More
Cynthia Oliver Coleman P.E., an alumni of the Cullen College of Engineering and a longtime supporter of the university, is one of seven women that received Fellow Grade in 2022 from the Society of Women Engineers at its annual awards program. Alum Coleman P.E. honored as Fellow Grade by SWE
January 24, 2023
Cynthia Oliver Coleman P.E., a distinguished alumni of the Cullen College of Engineering and a longtime supporter of the university, is one of seven women that received Fellow… Read More
Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the BRAIN Center, has worked with numerous artists on brain projects that reveal how the brain is impacted by creativity. Postmodern Dance Performance While Dancers’ Brain Waves Recorded by BME Professor
January 23, 2023
‘The Slowest Wave/Butoh and The Brain’ on Feb 10 is Culmination of Performance-Research Study Click here for video preview. Furthering ongoing studies at the University of… Read More
Muna Naash, John S. Dunn Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, is expanding a method of gene therapy with the hopes it will restore vision loss in Usher Syndrome Type 2A. BME's Naash Researching Expanded Gene Therapy for Rare Blindess Disease
January 19, 2023
A University of Houston researcher is expanding a method of gene therapy with the hopes it will restore vision loss in Usher Syndrome Type 2A (USH2A), a rare genetic disease. The… Read More
Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. ME's Ghasemi receives $500k award from Office of Naval Research
January 18, 2023
Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has earned another significant, six-figure award to expand his research into cooling the high-temperature and… Read More
Harish Krishnamoorthy, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston. Krishnamoorthy Developing New Technologies to Improve Safety, Resiliency of Offshore Energy Systems
January 13, 2023
Harish Krishnamoorthy, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston, has been selected by the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the… Read More
Joe Powell, founding director, UH Energy Transition Institute. NAE Member Joe Powell Named Director of UH Energy Transition Institute
January 3, 2023
The University of Houston has named Joseph Powell, former chief scientist for Shell and member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), as the founding director of the new UH… Read More
Researchers Yan Yao and Yanliang “Leonard” Liang. ECE Researchers Charging the Future with Modern Aqueous Batteries
December 12, 2022
Lithium-ion batteries, which today power everything from the smartphones we carry in our pockets to the electric vehicles we drive, are projected to capture 80 percent of the… Read More
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) announced today the induction of 169 distinguished inventors to be NAI Fellows, which includes Hao Huang, a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering. ECE's Huang among NAI 2022 Class of Fellows
December 8, 2022
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) announced today the induction of 169 distinguished inventors to be NAI Fellows, which includes Hao Huang, a Distinguished Adjunct Professor… Read More
Daniel Floryan, Kalsi Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is reporting a method to describe complex systems with the least number of variables possible, sometimes reducing the possibility of millions to a minimal amount, and just one on rare occasions. ME's Floryan Finding Simplicity Within Complexity
December 8, 2022
Picture a tall stately grandfather clock, its long pendulum swinging back and forth, over and again, keeping rhythm with the time. Scientists can describe that motion with an… Read More