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UH Cullen College Women of PROMES is Holding an essentials drive for the holiday season.

Engineering students address needs in the UH and Houston communities

 

It’s the season of giving, and students who are enrolled in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) are making the most of it.

UH PROMES Scholars Give Back This Holiday Season
Gerhard “Gerry” F. Paskusz, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and founder of its award-winning Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES).

Gerhard “Gerry” F. Paskusz, professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and founder of its award-winning Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES), died Nov. 23, 2019, in California. He was 97.

UH Engineering Mourns Loss of Gerhard F. Paskusz, PROMES Founder and Academic Visionary
Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Han is Noted for Work in Wireless Technologies, Game Theory

An engineering professor from the University of Houston has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, joining a select group of researchers recognized by their peers as among the best in their fields.

UH Engineer Zhu Han Elected as AAAS Fellow
Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE.

Seeking Others who want to develop humanoid robotic avatars

 

Saurabh Sogi, a senior majoring in computer science at the University of Houston, is putting together a team – called PRIME – to compete in the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE.

UH Student Aiming for the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Global Competition
Two online UH engineering programs recognized by Intelligent.com

Intelligent.com, a student-focused website, included two online programs offered by the UH Cullen College of Engineering in its 2020 national rankings list of best public institution programs.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) was recognized for offering one of the “Best Electrical Engineering Degree Programs.” The online master’s program was ranked No. 12.

Two Online UH Engineering Programs Rank Among Best In Nation
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Research Breakthroughs

UH professor Aaron Becker (red shirt) and Julien Leclerc (next to him, gray UH shirt), a UH Cullen College research associate visit with Houston-area teachers and an undergraduate REU participant in the Robotic Swarm Control Laboratory.

In America pulmonary embolism (PE) causes between 200,000 and 300, 000 deaths annually, according to information from the National Institutes of Health. PE is the third highest occurring cardiovascular disease after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stroke.

Houston Researchers Work to Create Swarms of Tiny Robots to Attack and Remove Blood Clots
UH Cullen College Professor Rose Faghih with her students at the 2019 EMBC in Germany.

Featured UH Research Marries Health Care and Engineering

 

Rose Faghih, assistant professor, and several other UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty and students were an integral part of the 2019 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference held in Berlin, Germany. The theme was “Biomedical engineering ranging from wellness to intensive care.”

Cullen College Researchers A Big Part of EMBC 2019

Faculty Accolades

Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering

Bao recognized for discovery, contributions and the development of new nanomaterials

 

Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

UH ECE Professor Jiming Bao Elected Fellow of American Physical Society
Researchers have announced the discovery of a laser-driven photoacoustic microfluidic pump, capable of moving fluids in any direction without moving parts or electrical contacts.

Pump Works Without Moving Parts, Electrical Contacts

 

Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to the fact that there are limits on how small they can be. Researchers have announced a potential solution – a laser-driven photoacoustic microfluidic pump, capable of moving fluids in any direction without moving parts or electrical contacts.

Researchers Report New Light-Activated Micro Pump

Student Success

UH Cullen College of Engineering doctoral student Faheem Ershad is focusing on stretchable and flexible electronics and developing soft neural interface devices.

Recipients Include Three Cullen College Coogs

 

Seven current and former University of Houston students – three of whom represent the Cullen College of Engineering – have earned highly coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowships.

UH Students and Alumni Earn Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Meet the 2019 UH DAAD-RISE scholars. They are heading to Germany for internships at research institutes this summer.

Eight University of Houston students – all from the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College – won 2019 DAAD RISE research scholarships and an opportunity to work at top German universities and research institutions this summer.

Record Number of UH Engineering Students Headed to Germany for Research and Adventure

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