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Wei-Chuan Shih, Cullen College of Engineering professor of electrical and computer engineering. New Method From ECE Researchers Has Potential to Detect Cancer at Earliest Stages

A University of Houston researcher is reporting a new method to detect cancer which could make cancer detection as simple as taking a blood test. With a 98.7% accuracy rate, the… Read More
Navin Varadarajan, M.D. Anderson Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, leads the team that discovered new cancer-killing T cells. Optimal Cancer-Killing T Cells Discovered by Cullen researchers

A team of cancer researchers, led by the University of Houston, has discovered a new subset of T cells that may improve the outcome for patients treated with T-cell therapies. T… Read More
Rohith Reddy is an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and a Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar in Cancer Research. The NIH's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases chose his proposal, "Improving the Accuracy of Lupus Nephritis Diagnosis using Biomarkers Derived from Ultraviolet and Mid-infrared Spectroscopic Imaging," for funding. ECE's Reddy lands renewable $629k grant for kidney disease

A researcher at the Cullen College of Engineering has received a renewable grant with a total potential value of about $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to… Read More
Mim Rahimi, an assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for his research proposal into liquid-liquid interfaces for electrochemical carbon capture research. CEE's Rahimi nabs CAREER award for electrochemical carbon capture research

Mim Rahimi, an assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER… Read More
A signing ceremony, with [left to right] S.J. Hwang (former NCREE Director), K.C. Chang (former NCREE director), Roberto Ballarini (CEE Chair) and Thomas Hsu (CEE Emeritus Moores Professor). CEE works with Taiwan's National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering to mitigate quake damage

On September 21, 1999, the 7.3 magnitude “Chi-Chi earthquake” struck Taiwan, killing more than 2,400 people. Chi-Chi, subsequently referred to as the “Jiji earthquake,” was the… Read More
Karolos Grigoriadis, Moores Professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program at UH, will lead the new center for aerospace engineering research. UH Opening Aerospace Engineering Research Center with $5M NASA Grant

With a multi-million-dollar grant from NASA, the University of Houston will open an aerospace engineering research center to support the space agency's strategic goal of extending… Read More
Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and Katerina Kourentzi, research associate professor. UH Project Selected to Join $10M Effort to Innovate Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

The University of Houston is part of a $10 million effort from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) to help address key opportunities… Read More
Lars Tebbe, an assistant professor of research in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has earned $90,000 in funding thanks to the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) Career Starter Grant. Research professor nabs Knights Templar grant

Lars Tebbe, an assistant professor of research in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has earned $90,000 in funding thanks to the Knights… Read More
Roberto Ballarini, Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and department chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is leading the effort to  predict the detrimental effects of geometric imperfections in thin-walled structures. New Model from CEE's Ballarini Can Guide Better Design to Avoid Catastrophe

Last summer when the Titan submersible suffered a catastrophic implosion on its way to take passengers to see the Titanic shipwreck it was a dramatic example of the failure of a… Read More
Alamgir Karim, Dow Chair and Welch Foundation Professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Houston, discusses the prototype in his lab. Cullen Researchers Explore Sustainable Future with Innovative High-Energy-Density Capacitors

In the quest for more efficient and sustainable energy solutions, a multi-university research team has reached a significant milestone in capacitor technology. Researchers from… Read More

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