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Cullen College Climbs in 2022 Rankings of Best Grad Schools

CULLEN COLLEGE IMPROVES AGAIN IN U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKINGS

The stature of the Cullen College of Engineering has increased again, and is now the No. 66 rated graduate engineering program in the country.  

$750K GRANT FOR 'ICEPHOBIC' COATINGS

Elemental Coatings founded by Dr. Hadi Ghasemi, has received a $750,000 grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory to continue refining “icephobic” coatings for their aircraft, through a collaboration with Boeing.

EC Coating Example
UH Professor Dr. Venkat

UH EXPANDING INTO MICRO-CT IMAGING FOR ADVANCED MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Venkat "Selva" Selvamanickam has secured a $904,554 grant to procure equipment for Micro-CT imaging.

LATEST RESEARCH

Dr. Nuri Ince

Dr. Nuri Ince is reporting new discoveries of

deep brain stimulation to control tremors and other disabling motor signs associated with Parkinson's disease.

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Dr. Badri Roysam

Dr. Badri Roysam and his research team are working with the NIH to develop open-source tools to treat concussions and other brain injuries and diseases.  

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Model showing changes caused by a mutation in the cancer-fighting p53 protein

Dr. Peter Vekilov and his group have discovered the same mutant protein can aggregate into clusters and reduce protection against cancer.
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FACULTY NEWS

Dr. Jeffrey Rimer

Dr. Jeffrey Rimer has been selected as the newest Associate Editor for Crystal Growth & Design, a monthly peer-reviewed journal published by the American Chemical Society.

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Dr. Muayyad Al-Ubaidi

Dr. Muayyad Al-Ubaidi, professor of Biomedical Engineering, was one of three chosen for the Moores Professorship. The five-year, renewable professorship is awarded to faculty in recognition of outstanding teaching, research, and service.  

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Dr. Haleh Ardebili 

Dr. Haleh Ardebili of Mechanical Engineering was also one of three professors recognized with the Undergraduate Research Mentor Award.  

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Moon rover

Dr. Olga Bannova, a research professor in the mechanical engineering department, and a team of researchers are designing potential rovers and habitats for usage on the moon.    

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Dr. Mini Das

Dr. Mini Das, associate professor of physics and biomedical engineering, is one of 55 Scialog: Advancing Bioimaging fellows.  

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STUDENT NEWS

UH engineering student Rosa Miraldina Futy

CHBE STUDENT EARNS DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Rosa Miraldina Futy was selected for an American Chemical Society Bridge Career & Professional Development Award.

ME STUDENT EARNS PROVOST'S UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

Pemu Utienyin earned the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Scholarship.

UH engineering student Pemu Utienyin

ALUMNI NEWS

UH engineering alumni Javier Lopez Jr.

Javier Lopez Jr., a 2020 graduate of the space architecture program, has parlayed his expertise into a position with Lunar Resources, Inc., a space industrial company pioneering space manufacturing and off-Earth resource extraction.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

May 3-31

GIRLS ENGINEERING THE FUTURE - A MONTH LONG VIRTUAL CELEBRATION

Sponsored by Chevron | Burns & McDonnell

05.03.21 - 05.31.21

Girls Engineering the Future brings together female STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) enthusiasts to engage in hands-on activities and learning, and is led by University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering professors and students. Participants will learn about different STEM fields and concepts while engaging virtually with current Cullen College students and faculty.

Girls Engineering the Future is open to all female students grades 4 – 8; it doesn’t matter where you live, we are happy to have you! Virtual activities begin May 3!

Any questions about Girls Engineering the Future can be emailed to GirlsDay@central.uh.edu.

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May 5

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION IN STEM WEBINAR

05.05.21 (12:00pm - 1:00pm CST)

Join us for a powerful, energizing discussion centered on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM.

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May 15

SPRING 2021 COMMENCEMENT

TDECU Stadium

05.15.21 (10:00am - 1:00pm CST)

The University of Houston is planning safe and socially distanced, in-person commencement ceremonies for 2021 graduates. Masks must be worn by all graduates and guests. Socially distanced assigned seating will be observed in the venue. The ceremonies will be live-streamed for those who are unable to join in-person.

For updated commencement information, please click below:

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COVID-19 UPDATES

Until further notice, University of Houston requires face coverings for all students and employees while on campus. Learn more details regarding this policy, here.

 

All members of our community should familiarize themselves with the official positive case protocols, which may be accessed on the university’s COVID-19 webpage, here.

 

Questions should be directed to the University of Houston's official COVID-19 Response Coordinator at covid19coordinator@uh.edu.

UH Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, Houston, TX 77204-4007

713-743-4200

The University of Houston is an EEO/AA institution.

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