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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
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Herbert D. Hickman's gift to UH Cullen College of Engineering established the Herbert D. and Suzanne C. Hickman Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering.

Cullen College Beneficiary of Hickman Estate in Colorado

 

Herbert David Hickman (BSEE ’59) from Colorado gifted his home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering to establish an endowed scholarship, with preference for electrical and computer engineering students.

Endowed Scholarship For UH Electrical and Computer Engineering Students
At the University of Houston, the Tau Beta Pi -Texas Epsilon Chapter (TX-E) was established in 1962.

The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemical company, on Wednesday, February 27, in the Science and Research Building 1 on campus. The presenters will be Bob Sokol, chief financial officer of INEOS Oligomers and Oxide, and Fred Rulander, chief operating officer of INEOS Oxide North America.

Chemicals Giant INEOS To Visit With UH Engineering Students
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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
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Chloride-Free Electrolyte and Organic Cathode Boosted Energy Density, Stability

 

Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of America have discovered a promising new version of high-energy magnesium batteries, with potential applications ranging from electric vehicles to battery storage for renewable energy systems.

Lean Electrolyte Design is a Game-Changer for Magnesium Batteries

Faculty Accolades

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National Geographic explores the brilliance and creativity of Pablo Picasso in an April article titled “How Picasso’s Journey From Prodigy to Icon Revealed a Genius.” A trailblazing, legendary artist, Picasso revolutionized the art world during his lifetime and continues to awe and inspire to this day.

Unlocking Secrets of the Creative Brain: UH Research Cited in National Geographic Article on Picasso
Jiming Bao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering

Bao recognized for contributions to the field of semiconductor and metallic nanostructures

Optical Society Elects UH ECE Professor Jiming Bao as Fellow

Student Success

Lisette Montemayor, incoming freshman, is part of UH's newest Student Success Program funded by the NSF.

National Science Foundation grant provides scholarships and support to academically-talented students from low-income backgrounds

 

The National Science Foundation awarded a $999,029 grant to a team of University of Houston researchers for a new program aimed at studying the impact of scholarships, engagement and other support on low-income students and their academic success.

UH Researchers Win $1M Award to Boost Student Success
Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, wins a 2019 BEYA Student Leadership Award.

Joshua Frenchwood, an electrical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a Student Leadership Award from the Career Communications Group Inc. and the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference.

He will be recognized at the Student Leadership Awards Dinner at the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C. in February.

Cullen College Junior Wins Student Leadership Award for the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference

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