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A research group led by Mohammad Reza Abidian – Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering – has published a paper in Advanced Materials about the potential production of micro-scale organic electronics for use in bioelectronics via multiphoton 3-D printers. UH research allows for 3-D printing of 'organic electronics'
June 17, 2022
When looking at the future of production of micro-scale organic electronics, Mohammad Reza Abidian – Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of… Read More
Andres Villarroel, a May 2022 graduate with a Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering, earned a first-place finish for his presentation at the Society of Petroleum Engineers GCNA/SWNA (Gulf Coast and Southwest North America) Regional Student Paper Contest. Petroleum graduate Villarroel takes 1st in regional student paper contest
June 15, 2022
A Petroleum Engineering graduate from the Cullen College of Engineering has earned a first-place finish for his presentation at the Society of Petroleum Engineers GCNA/SWNA (Gulf… Read More
Tianfu Wu, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has developed a new probe for in-vivo detection of the protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease. Research From BME's Wu Shows Progress on Early Alzheimer’s Disease
June 14, 2022
Inside the body, some seemingly harmless proteins have sinister potential. In the case of Alzheimer’s disease, the amyloid-beta (Aβ) protein, which is vital for brain growth, can… Read More
UH System Chancellor Renu Khator and JSC Director Vanessa Wyche sign an extension of a longtime partnership. UH System Partners with NASA to Help 'Advance Human Spaceflight'
June 14, 2022
The University of Houston System and NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) are expanding a longtime partnership to work collaboratively on joint research, technology development,… Read More
Gino Lim, the R. Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) R. Snider Endowed Chairman of Industrial Engineering, is attempting to apply mathematical models for supply chain management, and oil and gas line production, to hurricane evacuation. IE's Lim Modeling Safer Hurricane Evacuations
June 8, 2022
Houston knows how deadly hurricanes can be, but evacuating large amounts of people from the city can also be extremely dangerous. A Cullen College of Engineering professor is… Read More
Mario Romero-Ortega, Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering, is reporting that his newly created and implantable nerve attachment microchannel electrode consistently induces an immediate and reproducible arterial depressor effect in response to electrical stimulation. BME Research Finds Deep Nerve Stimulation Consistently Reduces Blood Pressure
June 7, 2022
A University of Houston biomedical engineer is expanding the study of wireless electrodes to treat hypertension and is reporting that blood pressure and renal sympathetic nerve… Read More
Chandra Mohan, M.D., Ph.D., Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of biomedical engineering, has identified biomarkers for heart disease and for children with lupus nephritis. Mohan Identifies Biomarkers for Heart Disease and for Children with Lupus Nephritis
June 2, 2022
Two separate findings by a University of Houston nationally recognized expert in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus), a chronic autoimmune disease that affects multiple… Read More
Yan Yao (left) and Ye Zhang work with all-solid-state sodium batteries. ECE's Yao, Research Team Develop Sodium Glassy Electrolytes Capable of Supporting Long-Duration Grid-Scale Energy Storage
June 1, 2022
Lithium-ion batteries are currently the preferred technology to power electric vehicles, but they’re too expensive for long-duration grid-scale energy storage systems, and lithium… Read More
Juan Ramirez, a 2022 Mechanical Engineering graduate, writes about his journey from Colombia, to Lonestar Community College and the Cullen College of Engineering, and now, Tesla. Ramirez describes path from Bogota to UH to Tesla
May 25, 2022
The following student experience was written by Juan Ramirez, a Mechanical Engineering senior – and now graduate! – of the Cullen College of Engineering. If you have an account… Read More
Kyung Jae Lee, an Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, uses a new paper to describe the potential of petroleum-based rock brines as a new source of lithium. Cullen Researcher Determines Shale Reservoirs Could be Substantial Lithium Source
May 18, 2022
It might seem paradoxical, but producing oil and gas from shale reservoirs could actually help the world transition to cleaner energy sources. One of the keys to a successful… Read More