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Dr. Zhu Han, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his early to mid-career contributions with the 2021 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award.

A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his early to mid-career contributions with the 2021 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award.

Dr. Zhu Han, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, said he was notified that he had won the award at the end of June.

Han chosen by IEEE for Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
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Lithium-ion batteries are recognized for their high energy density in everything from mobile phones to laptop computers and electric vehicles, but as the need for grid-scale energy storage and other applications becomes more pressing, researchers have sought less expensive and more readily available alternatives to lithium.

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 Advances in Machine Learning and Signal Processing.

A professor from the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has edited his second book on machine learning and signal processing, identifying it as a “rapidly developing” subject area that interests him immensely.

UH's Prasad edits second image analysis book
Seven from Cullen College of Engineering surge into SURF program

For the summer of 2020, the Cullen College of Engineering had seven students selected for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program.

The SURF program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors that will be not be graduating in the year of the fellowship. A 3.0 GPA is required for full-time students, and only University of Houston main campus students are eligible.

Seven from Cullen College of Engineering Surge into SURF Program
Dr. Rose Faghih, an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been named to MIT Technology Review's prestigious annual list of Innovators Under 35, in the category of visionary.

HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA – June 18, 2020 – Yesterday MIT Technology Review announced Dr.

UH’s Faghih Named an MIT Technology Review 2020 Innovator Under 35
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Lithium-ion batteries are recognized for their high energy density in everything from mobile phones to laptop computers and electric vehicles, but as the need for grid-scale energy storage and other applications becomes more pressing, researchers have sought less expensive and more readily available alternatives to lithium.

A Roadmap to Better Multivalent Batteries
 Assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Rose Faghih has developed a method to track the fear response from sweat and heart rate together .

Assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Rose Faghih is not afraid of fear. If continuously monitored, she sees it as a tool to improve mental health treatment.

Continuously Tracking Fear Response Could Improve Mental Health Treatment

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Adaptive machine has potential application in a number of different fields, including medical imaging, computer vision, self-driving cars, and speech recognition.

Research has broad implications for health care, self-driving cars and more.

 

Imagine cruising down a highway in your self-driving car. Its operating system relies on algorithms based on data collected during dry driving conditions. But what happens when the car has to navigate through high winds, hard rain and street flooding?

UH Engineer’s Research on Adaptive Machine Learning Wins NSF Award
Dr. Richard Willson of Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences.

Several members of the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized via the Office of the Provost's 2020 Faculty and Staff Awards, headlined by Dr. Richard Willson of Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences earning the Esther Farfel Award, the highest honor given yearly.

Willson earns Esther Farfel Award; four others tabbed for faculty, staff honors

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ASIE 2019 Scholarship Winners courtesy photo from ASIE

The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) awarded seven of their 22 engineering scholarships this year to students attending the UH Cullen College of Engineering. The selected undergraduate and graduate students represent six of the college’s seven engineering departments.

Here are the UH scholarship winners:

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Seven UH Engineering Students Win 2019 ASIE Scholarships
Hamid Fekri Azgomi, an electrical engineering doctoral student the UH Cullen College of Engineering, presented at the 53rd IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers.

Dilranjan Wickramasuriya and Hamid Fekri Azgomi, doctoral students of Rose Faghih, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, made several presentations at two different IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) conferences in November.

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