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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

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

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Engineer Earns NSF CAREER Award to Steer Swarms of Micro-robots

The Cullen College continues to make headlines with research exploring the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and art conducted by Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Houston Public Media Spotlights UH Research Exploring Creativity and the Brain

The Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department recently welcomed five new members to its Industry Advisory Board (IAB).

ECE Industry Advisory Board Welcomes Five New Members
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    Meet the members of ECE Industry Advisory Board!

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  • A Renaissance in the Mind: Brain Research at the Crossroads of Art and Science
    A Renaissance in the Mind: Brain Research at the Crossroads of Art and Science

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  • Shining Light on the Mysteries of the Brain with Optogenetics
    Shining Light on the Mysteries of the Brain with Optogenetics

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  • UH Engineers Earn $1.5 Million to Pursue Nanopatterning Technology
    UH Engineers Earn $1.5 Million to Pursue Nanopatterning Technology

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    Professor Receives NSF Grant to Seek Connection Between Art and Science

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    UH Engineer Developing Improved Diagnostic Techniques for Pathologists

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    Professor Creates Lens to turn Smartphone into Microscope

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    The Invent, Design, and Make Initiative

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    ECE Department Named Top 50 Great Affordable Program

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    Nano Engineering Minor

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Faculty Accolades

Ji Chen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College, is hosting the 2015 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, SPWLA, Resistivity SIG Meeting on Oct 23.

Professor to Host 2015 SPWLA Resistivity SIG Meeting
Shih in his lab at UH.

A Cullen College researcher has made international news with his creation of an optical lens that can be placed on a smartphone camera to serve as a microscope.

International News Outlet Highlights Professor's Lens Research

Industrial Advisory Board

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Faculty Accolades

A representation of Becker's custom environments.

If you’ve ever played the popular puzzle game “Tilt,” you’re already somewhat familiar with Aaron Becker’s research.

ECE Professor's Research Video Chosen for Computational Geometry Symposium
Julius Marpaung

Julius Marpaung and Jung-Uk Lim, both instructional faculty members in the Cullen College's electrical and computer engineering department, have won awards through the University of Houston's New Faculty Research Program

Two Professors Win Grants From UH's New Faculty Research Program

Student Success

The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

VIDEO: Capstone Design Conference Poster Session

Yanliang (Leonard) Liang, electrical and computer engineering research associate at UH Cullen College, won the Silver Nano Research Poster Award at the 10th Sino-U.S. Symposium on Nanoscale Science and Technology in June.

Engineering Student Earns Silver Nano Research Poster Award

Student Success

The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.

PHOTOS: 11th Annual GRC/CDC Conference

The University of Houston’s Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day offers students the opportunity to network and introduce their research to a wide audience through oral and poster presentations. Now in its second year, GRaSP Day celebrates the research, scholarship and creative endeavors of UH graduate and professional students across all disciplines.

Engineering Students Selected as GRaSP Day Finalists

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Upcoming Events

Exquisite Corpse: Dance
02/12/2016 - 5:30pm

Speaker Series

Ultra-flat and Ultra-small: New Approaches to Nanofabrication for Plasmonics and Metamaterials
—Dr. Sang-Hyun Oh, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
02/08/2016 - 10:00am

UH solar panel array
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!

IEEE
Robotics Team

Electric Power Analytics Consortium (EPAC)
Graduate Research Conference