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Dr. Pradeep Sharma

PRADEEP SHARMA ELECTED TO NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING

Dr. Navin Varadarajan

NAVIN VARADARAJAN NAMED NAI SENIOR MEMBER

The research developments coming from the Single-Cell Lab of Navin Varadarajan have been recognized again with his election to Senior Member status of the National Academy of Inventors.

Dr. Hadi Ghasemi

HADI GHASEMI CLEARS PATH TO NAI SENIOR MEMBER STATUS

For many academics, there can be a disconnect between the fundamental research being done and its commercial applications. But for Hadi Ghasemi, this is a vital component when it comes to research benefiting society.

Dr. Jinsook Roh

JINSOOK ROH EARNS NSF CAREER AWARD FOR STROKE REHAB RESEARCH

FEDERAL GRANT TO DEVELOP RAPID TEST FOR LEUKEMIA

Katerina Kourentzi received nearly $700,000 in federal funding to develop a rapid screening test for a form of leukemia that has severe health risks without prompt detection.

Dr. Katerina Kourentzi
Drs. George Wong and Lori Hathon

UH, SHELL, TOTALENERGIES SIGN $500K EXTENSION OF $1MILLION PROJECT

George Wong and Lori Hathon from the petroleum engineering department, have received a $500,000 extension towards the “Injector Experiments in Sand Pack with 3-D Confining Stresses” project. The extension will fund the project through September 2022.

FACULTY EXCELLENCE

Dr. Le Shorn Benjamin

Benjamin receives inaugural ASEE engineering postdoctoral fellowship.

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Dr. Aaron Becker

Becker awarded prestigious Humboldt Fellowship.

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Dr. Kaushik Rajashekara

Rajashekara elected as foreign member of Chinese Academy of Engineering.

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LATEST RESEARCH

Dr. Metin Akay

BIOMEDICAL FORUM EXPLORES HEALTHCARE SHORTCOMINGS

BME chairman, Dr. Metin Akay, has published his findings on the healthcare challenges of COVID-19 in the IEEE Journal of Biomedical Health Informatics.

SIPHONING THE FUEL FOR INFLAMMATION

Chandra Mohan and a team of researchers at UH received $400,000 from the Rheumatology Foundation to further study compounds to inhibit inflammatory activation in autoimmune disorders.

Person holding their knee
Fountain in water created by laser beam

FOUNTAIN CREATED BY LASERS, MARANGONI EFFECT IS THE CAUSE

Jiming Bao and his postdoctoral student Feng Lin have discovered that they can move deep water and create upward fountains by shining laser beams on the water’s surface.

STUDENT NEWS

UH student working in garden

The Dow Promise Program has awarded a $10,000 grant to the University of Houston branch of the National Society of Black Engineers, to partner with the Blodgett Urban Gardens to revitalize a portion of the Third Ward Urban Farm across the street from Texas Southern University.

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UH student Sarah Hakam

Following in her father’s path to UH, Sarah Hakam flourished as a biomedical engineering student and as a result, earned the college’s Outstanding Senior Award for the 2021-22 academic year.

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UH student Faouzi Tahtouh

When Faouzi Tahtouh reflects upon being recognized as the Cullen College of Engineering Outstanding Junior for the 2021-22 academic year, he can't help but feel a bit surprised and a bit humbled.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

February 24, 2022

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COVID-19 UPDATES

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