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The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering welcomed students back to campus earlier this week on January 19. To learn more about ongoing efforts at UH to keep our community healthy and safe, please visit uh.edu/covid-19. Free testing is now available to UH students and employees, learn more here.

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Mountziaris Joins UH As William A. Brookshire Department Of Chemical And Biomolecular
Engineering Chairman

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome Dr. Triantafillos J. Mountziaris as the new department chair of the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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New Drug Discovery Institute Launches At
University Of Houston

The University of Houston has launched the Drug Discovery Institute (DDI) aimed at integrating new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, to streamline and modernize the drug-discovery process. The goal of the Drug Discovery Institute research program is to bring scientific discoveries and technological advances to the marketplace.

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LATEST RESEARCH NEWS

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Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of mechanical engineering, led a group of researchers that developed a cardiac patch made from fully rubbery electronics that can be placed directly on the heart to collect electrophysiological activity, temperature, heartbeat, and other indicators, all at the same time.

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Yan Yao, Cullen Professor of electrical and computer engineering, co-corresponding author of the paper featured in Nature Energy, recently reported the development of multivalent metal-ion batteries.

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Mashal Kakakhel, now a first-year medical student, was lead author for a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), shedding light on how rod and cone photoreceptors in the eye work and interact. The work was done with Dr. Muna Naash, the John S. Dunn Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering.

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LATEST FACULTY NEWS

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UH Engineering professor Kaushik “Raja” Rajashekara has been recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers with the 2021 IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies.

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Jerrod A. Henderson, the director of the Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies and an instructional associate professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, earned the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) Educational Leadership — College-Level Promotion of Education Award.

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Wei-Chuan Shih, professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the corresponding author for a paper featured in Nature Communications, about a new optical imaging technology for nanoscale objects, relying upon unscattered light to detect nanoparticles as small as 25 nanometers in diameter.

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Hadi Ghasemi, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, is one of the lead authors for a new review article in ACS Nano, covering new developments in the field of nanoengineering.

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LATEST ALUMNI & STUDENT NEWS

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As part of the University of Houston’s virtual university-wide commencement ceremony in December, UH President Renu Khator awarded the prestigious President’s Medallion posthumously to the late William A. Brookshire.

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Rajshree Chakrabarti, a chemical and biochemical engineering graduate student, was honored for “Colour of Life,” her entry for the British Association for Crystal Growth’s 2020 Crystal in Art competition. The piece showcases Protoporphyrin IX.

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Yonatan Mascorro, an undergraduate studying mechanical engineering at UH Engineering, was the recipient of the 2020 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Youth Activist Award.

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The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded five scholarships for 2020 to students attending the UH Cullen College of Engineering:

 

ASIE Scholarship Winners 2020

Ankur Agrawal — Master of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Jasleen Kaur — Master of Science in Aerospace and Space Architecture
Maninderjeet Singh — PhD in Chemical Engineering

 

Ravi Jaisinghani Scholarship Winner 2020

Sreyashi Ghosh — PhD in Chemical Engineering

 

Harendra Bhatt Scholarship Winner 2020

Srikanth Yerra — PhD in Electrical Engineering
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UPCOMING VIRTUAL COLLEGE EVENTS

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To help students prepare for our February 11, 2021 Virtual Engineering Career Fair, engineering employers across the nation are joining the Engineering Career Center in providing you virtual resume reviews February 1 – 5, 2021.

 

All week long, employers will host virtual events that include: Workshops, 1:1 video resume review, group resume reviews, and more. Engineering students should log into eConnection to get the Microsoft TEAMS link to join the events.

 

If you are an engineering employer interested in joining us for this exciting week, please log into your eConnection Employer account to let us know. Not already a registered engineering employer with the engineering career team? Sign up at https://eng-uh-csm.symplicity.com/employers/?signin_tab=0

 
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Prepare for the Spring 2021 Engineering Career Fair at the Engineering Virtual Networking Social on February 4th from 6-8:30pm. This is an opportunity for industry representatives to connect with our students prior to the career fair. Representatives will help students develop the confidence necessary to be successful in the job search process.

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Save The Date! The Virtual Spring 2021 Engineering Career Fair, February 11 from 10am–3pm, is an excellent opportunity for employers to recruit high quality candidates from one of the most diverse campuses in the nation. The fair has historically attracted more than 125+ employers and 1,500+ students to the in-person event.

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Join us virtually on February 11 at 12:00pm on Zoom, to hear from Assistant Professor Taewoo Lee as he leads a discussion around the challenges with diabetic eye disease management, and his project with the Harris Health System to build a holistic eye management system for diabetic patients in Harris County.

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Join us virtually on February 16 at 12:00pm on Zoom, to hear from Dr. Stuart Long, Moores Professor within Electrical & Computer Engineering & Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Research & the Honors College, as he examines a 50-year history of the ECE department at the University of Houston. A look back at the Deans, Chairs, Founders & Buildings over the past 50 years will be included. Additionally, a snapshot of the entire 1983 faculty will be featured.

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COVID-19 UPDATES

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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

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