University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering


Credit: SpaceX via Associated Press Falcon Heavy Rocket will be One of SpaceX’s Biggest Tests Yet: Olga Bannova Speaks with LA Times
January 12, 2018
With SpaceX’s highly anticipated and ambitious demonstration launch of its Falcon Heavy Rocket scheduled for later this month, LA Times writer Samantha Masunaga spoke with space...
Professor Hyongki Lee (left) and postdoctoral researcher Ning Cao received funding from NASA to help build a sustainable system for water management in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia From High in the Sky Hyongki Lee and Ning Cao Monitor Water Storage Changes in Lower Mekong With Latest NASA Grant
January 11, 2018
One of the biggest challenges faced here on Earth – how to manage water resources for an ever-growing global population – may soon be solved more than 20,000 miles above our heads...
Badri Roysam, chair of the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the IEEE Image Processing Expert and ECE Chair Named IEEE Fellow
January 4, 2018
Badri Roysam, chair of the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a 2018 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and...
Nearly 450 Students Graduated at The Fall 2017 Engineering Convocation PHOTOS: Cullen College Celebrates Nearly 450 Graduating Students at Fall 2017 Convocation Ceremony
December 19, 2017
The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its fall convocation ceremony on Thursday, December 14, recognizing nearly 450 graduating students at the Bayou City Events Center. The...
Yan Yao Charges Up Battery Research With DOE Award Tomorrow’s Batteries Today: Yan Yao Charges Up Battery Research With DOE Award
December 13, 2017
Batteries capable of powering the electric vehicles of tomorrow may be available sooner than we think, thanks to more than $5.7 million in seed funding provided through the...
Hanadi Rifai, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of civil and environmental engineering at UH, will serve as director of the Hurricane Resilience Research Institute Gulf Coast Universities Team Up to Address Hurricane Resilience
December 13, 2017
New Multi-State Institute Focuses on Reducing Damage from Severe Storms A new multi-institution research center will focus on helping the Gulf coast do better at preparing for and...
Researchers Study Deepwater Gas Formation to Prevent Accidents
December 8, 2017
Work at UH Has Implications for Subsea Design and Operations A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working with the oil industry to develop new ways to predict...
Ph.D. student Alex Smith (left) and mechanical engineering professor Ralph Metcalfe are collaborating with researchers at the Texas Heart Institute to radically improve blood-pumping devices for patients with heart failure Thinking Big, Working Small: Collaboration of UH, Texas Heart Institute Could Make Heart Transplants Obsolete
December 6, 2017
In the United States, more than 6.5 million people live with varying stages of heart failure. About 4,000 of those suffer with hearts so compromised that a transplant is the only...
Coping with Culture Shock: Director of Graduate Admissions Pens Article on International Student Experience
December 5, 2017
Life as a college student is fraught with challenges: keeping up with classes, making new friends, learning new fields of study and working jobs and internships. But imagine also...
Researchers Map Brain Activity to Improve Prosthetic Design
November 30, 2017
UH Engineers Report New Insights into the Brain’s Role in Walking High-tech prosthetics allow amputees to engage more fully in everyday life, even to compete in sporting...