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Roberto Ballarini, Ph.D., Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and Department Chairman of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected as a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Ballarini honored with ASCE Distinguished Member status
May 19, 2021
Roberto Ballarini, Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and Department Chairman of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected as a Distinguished Member of the American… Read More
Dr. Jae-Hyun Ryou Non-Invasive Eye-Movement Sensors Developed by UH's Ryou
May 14, 2021
Jae-Hyun Ryou, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, is the lead author for a new… Read More
A new paper from Rose Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, and her doctoral student Rafiul Amin describes how they have developed a novel inference engine to obtain brain information from raw electrodermal activity (EDA) recordings, eradicating previous challenges from earlier methods. New research method from Faghih, Amin allows more reliable brain information inference using electrodermal activity
May 13, 2021
A new paper from Rose Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, and her doctoral student… Read More
UH graduate student Jacklyn N. Hall has gained national recognition for her work on catalysis research. The Creativity Behind Chemistry
May 7, 2021
UH Graduate Student Jacklyn N. Hall Gains National Recognition For Catalysis Research Everyone knows what it feels like to have a hunch— an inclination of what might come to pass… Read More
University of Houston Master's student Leila Zeinali has strived to continuing learning, first in her native Iran, then in Kansas and now at the Cullen College of Engineering. From Iran to Kansas to Texas, Zeinali continues to learn
May 6, 2021
For University of Houston Master's student Leila Zeinali, her interest in learning has never really abated, and it has persisted from her native Iran, through a stint as a high… Read More
Peter Vekilov, Moores Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Houston, is examining why the two drugs that most often cure malaria can also fail because they tend to fight each other. Examining the One-Two Punch of Malaria Drugs
May 5, 2021
When a mosquito begins to nibble on you, it is not merely feeding on your blood, it is also injecting its saliva into your skin. If that saliva happens to be full of parasites… Read More
The W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award is traditionally the highest teaching award given in the College. It recognizes outstanding teaching and service to students. This year's recipient is Di Yang of Mechanical Engineering. 23 honored with 2020-21 Faculty and Student Excellence Awards
May 4, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the… Read More
Diagram of Dr. Brankovic's work Stanko leads multi-department research into synthesis via SLRR reaction
May 3, 2021
Cullen College of Engineering professor Stanko R. Brankovic, Ph.D., of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is the corresponding author for a new, multi-department… Read More
Jeffrey Rimer is the Abraham E. Dukler Professor at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Improved Catalyst May Translate to Petrochemical Production Gains
April 27, 2021
Aromatics are major building blocks of polymers, or plastics, that turn up as everything from PET bottles for water to breathable, wrinkle-resistant polyester clothing. These… Read More
Copper is a prevalent metal used in everyday life. As a conductor of heat and electricity, it is commonly used in wires. From Toxic Ions to Single-Atom Copper
April 26, 2021
Copper remains one of the single most ubiquitous metals in everyday life. As a conductor of heat and electricity, it is utilized in wires, roofing and plumbing, as well as a… Read More