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Xin Fu, assistant professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering department, earned a $410,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to customize smartphone designs and processors to better suit the needs of its vast array of

UH Engineer Earns NSF Grant to Improve Cell Phone User Experience

UH engineers have reported a new technique to determine the chemical composition of materials using near-infrared light.

UH Researchers Discover New Chemical Sensing Technique

Raquel Padilla, an electrical and computer engineering alumna from the UH Cullen College, was recently spotlighted on the Lunar Cougar. In a Q&A feature conducted by Joelle Carson, Pardilla spoke about her introduction to the world of engineering, her favorite UH memories and her career trajectory and future goals.

ECE Alumna Shares Her UH Experience with the Lunar Cougar

Three UH Engineering undergraduate students are improving NASA’s CubeSat missions by programming the small satellites to orient and stabilize themselves based on the position of the sun.

UH Female Engineers Help NASA’s Small Satellites Complete Bigger Missions

In April, two Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) undergraduate robotics teams from the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department competed in the IEEE Region Five Student Robotics Cont

Cullen College Robotics Teams Place at IEEE Regional Robotics Competition
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Faculty Accolades

Xin Fu, assistant professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering department, earned a $410,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to customize smartphone designs and processors to better suit the needs of its vast array of

UH Engineer Earns NSF Grant to Improve Cell Phone User Experience

A robotics expert with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will meet with members of Congress and other scientists next month to discuss the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative.

UH Professor Set to Meet with Congress about National Robotics Initiative

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Faculty Accolades

In laboratories and research centers across the country, new inventions and discoveries are being made each and every day. However, very few of these ideas make it out of the laboratory and into the consumer marketplace. Once program dedicated to translating more research into the marketplace is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) I-CORPS Program.

ECE Chair Highlights Benefits of I-CORPS Program in Op-Ed Article

Badri Roysam, chair of the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, was recently elected as the chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) editorial committee. As such, Roysam hosted the annual ECEDHA Southwest conference at the University of Houston on October 4th and 5th.

PHOTOS: 2015 Southwest ECEDHA Conference

Student Success

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The city of Houston, home of the largest medical center in the world, is known for being at the forefront of cutting-edge medical research.

Doctoral Student Awarded Fellowship to Explore Neuroengineering

The UH department of electrical and computer engineering hosted the Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference (GRC/CDC) on April 29th at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

The following Cullen College students were awarded for their outstanding presentations:

PHOTOS: 12th Annual Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference

Student Success

Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, authored a research paper that was chosen as the cover of the January 2016 edition of the Journal of

ECE Energy Research Makes Cover of Research Journal

A year’s worth of hard work paid off for a team of electrical and computer engineering students in the UH Cullen College of Engineering when their small satellite technology was launched into space this month.

Student Designed Satellites Have Launched into Orbit

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ECE Alumni Mixer
10/20/2016 - 6:00pm

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UH ECE students will be using this solar panel for educational and research purposes. (The Solar Array at UH was donated by the Green Mountain Energy Company.) View the current status of UH's solar panel array!

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