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Gino Lim, R. Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) R. Snider Endowed Chair of Industrial Engineering, proposes the use of drones with built-in wireless electrification line battery charging systems to extend flight time and patrol U.S. borders. System Developed by IE Drone Pioneer Provides Continuous Live Monitoring
March 7, 2022
To enhance security of the nation’s border, a pioneer in drone technology at the University of Houston is proposing a continuous flight of small drones over its perimeter. One… Read More
Santiago El Awad (left) speaking at the annual conference for the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program. El Awad has earned the fellowship three years in a row. CEE doctoral student El Awad earns Eisenhower fellowship
March 4, 2022
When Santiago El Awad was first awarded membership in the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program in the fall of 2019, as he was pursuing his master's degree in… Read More
Ying Lin, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Institute at the University of Houston to improve the uniformity of long-length high temperature superconductor tapes during superconductor manufacturing process. Lin leads research into improving superconductor tape uniformity
March 3, 2022
Ying Lin, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing… Read More
Gül Zerze, assistant professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received a $2 million grant to set up a lab to innovate computer-aided drug discovery and develop drugs that will work on traditionally undruggable targets in breast cancer. Finding Drugs for Formerly Undruggable Cancer Targets
March 2, 2022
UH Researcher Receives $2M Grant to Innovate Computer-aided Drug Discovery for Breast Cancer With a $2 million recruitment grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute… Read More
Haley Conley, posing with friends. EAA recognizes 50 students for academic achievements, leadership
February 25, 2022
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted another successful event on Feb. 22, as the 2022 Engineers Week Awards program recognized 50 students for their accomplishments.… Read More
Xiaonan Shan and his team have developed a “novel in-situ” 3D microscopy to image and study the localized electrochemical environments and understand where dendrites start forming in batteries. ECE's Shan Developing Imaging Technique to Understand How Dendrites Form in Batteries
February 24, 2022
As the world lessens its dependence on fossil fuels, industries and manufacturers are turning to lithium-ion batteries to power the machines that make modern life possible. These… Read More
Yan Yao, Cullen Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UH, is a leader in the development of multivalent metal-ion batteries. ECE Professors Receive $4.4M to Develop Clean Energy Technologies
February 16, 2022
University of Houston researchers have received $4.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for two projects developed in… Read More
Cullen College of Engineering student Quynh Nguyen is a winner of a 2021 Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship. BME student Nguyen wins Hyundai Women in STEM scholarship
February 16, 2022
When Cullen College of Engineering student Quynh Nguyen read the email from the University Network notifying her that she had won a 2021 Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship, she… Read More
UH SHPE President, Tahimy Landestoy New Podcast Episode: Before, during, and after Career Fair
February 15, 2022
In part 3 of the Career Fair series UH SHPE President, Tahimy Landestoy shares more tips that can help students best prepare for the fair.  Before the Fair: Perfecting your resume… Read More
Elizabeth Perry, a junior studying Biomedical Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, completed an internship with Boston Scientific over the summer. BME student Perry looks to transition from internship to industry
February 14, 2022
After completing an experience and expertise-building internship this summer, junior Biomedical Engineering student Elizabeth Perry is excited about the opportunity to build on… Read More