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Six professors have been promoted for the 2021-22 academic year at the Cullen College of Engineering. Cullen College of Engineering promotes six professors
September 28, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that six professors have earned promotions, starting with the fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year. All listed… Read More
Jerrod Henderson. Henderson, Burleson, Rangel lead multi-college study for Engineering Education
September 23, 2021
A multi-college effort to enhance opportunities for underrepresented student groups in the Houston region and beyond via the establishment of an Engineering Research Center has… Read More
Mario Ignacio Romero-Ortega, Cullen Endowed Professor of biomolecular engineering, is creating next-generation advanced peripheral nervous system (PNS) interface electrodes to decrease the abnormal sensations associated with electrical stimulation of prosthetic limbs. Improving Control for Users of Robotic Prostheses
September 22, 2021
Advanced Peripheral Nervous System Decreases Abnormal Sensations A biomedical engineer from the Cullen College of Engineering has been awarded $2.8 million by the National… Read More
Lotanna Ohazuruike. UH SPE earns highest PetroBowl finish, Presidential award
September 21, 2021
The University of Houston's student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers continues to make headlines, as a chapter-best third place finish in the prestigious PetroBowl… Read More
Debora F. Rodrigues, Ph.D., the Ezekiel Cullen Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials by the Executive Board of the IAAM.  IAAM chooses CEE's Rodrigues for Fellow honor
September 20, 2021
Debora F. Rodrigues, Ph.D., the Ezekiel Cullen Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced… Read More
Hanadi Rifai, Ph.D., Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Associate Dean of Research and Facilities, is the co-PI for a NSF grant researching how the community reacts to flood mitigation strategies. Sociology's Anderson, CEE's Rifai pairing for research into Houston flood response
September 16, 2021
Professors from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and the Cullen College of Engineering, have received a National Science Foundation grant for their multi-faceted… Read More
  UH engineering professor Navin Varadarajan. COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Candidate Effective at Preventing Disease Transmission
September 15, 2021
IN THROUGH THE NOSE... Breathe in, breathe out. That’s how easy it is for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to enter your nose. And though remarkable progress has been… Read More
Graduate student Yuechuan (Alex) Xu, left, and Professor Peter Vekilov of the University of Houston with an atomic force microscope of the sort they used to capture the growth of amyloid beta fibrils implicated in Alzheimer’s disease. Docking Peptides, Slow to Lock, Open Possible Path to Treat Alzheimer’s
September 13, 2021
Frustration in Amyloid Fibrils as They Form Shows it May be Possible to Stop Their Growth   Progress on treating Alzheimer’s disease has been frustratingly slow. A group of… Read More
Stock image of a researcher from CasarsaGuru/E+/Getty Images. Boosting the Economy Through UH Engineering Technology
September 13, 2021
A coveted technology, while attractive to established defense companies like Rockwell in Thousand Oaks, California, and others around the country, made its home in Sugar Land,… Read More
Jose “Pepe” Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor and the Director of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (NABMRR) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Contreras-Vidal named to NIH advisory board on medical rehabilitation research
September 10, 2021
A professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Cullen College of Engineering has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical… Read More