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Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
N308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77004-4005
Phone: 713-743-4400
Fax: 713-743-4444
Department: ece [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu
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Doctoral degrees are awarded every semester in the Cullen College of Engineering, but few to students as accomplished as Ji Qi.
Ji Qi and Wei-Chuan Shih

Doctoral degrees are awarded every semester in the Cullen College of Engineering, but few to students as accomplished as Ji Qi.

In collaboration with Dr.
Radhakrishna Kotti

In collaboration with Dr.

Rocco De Grazia graduated in 2004 with a B.S.in electrical engineering from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Now, 10 years later,he’s still making waves in the tech community.
De Grazia's initial CarEye prototype.

Rocco De Grazia graduated in 2004 with a B.S.in electrical engineering from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Now, 10 years later,he’s still making waves in the tech community.

In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in 2008, Hurricane Ike...

In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in 2008, Hurricane Ike (a Category 2 storm) came ashore over Galveston and wreaked havoc in the Houston area, knocking out power to many customers in the greater Houston metro area for several weeks.

The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated money to a variety of programs and student support services. Phillips 66, a Houston-based energy...

The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated money to a variety of programs and student support services.

Phillips 66, a Houston-based energy manufacturing and logistics company, was created in 2012 through a split with ConocoPhillips. It cracked the top 10 in the Fortune 500 last year, reaching No. 6 with revenue over $161 billion in 2013.

Ridwan Ajala, a beloved undergraduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, passed away on Tuesday, June 24th. Ridwan touched many members of the Cullen College community with his incredible work ethic, infectious positive attitude, and...

Ridwan Ajala, a beloved undergraduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, passed away on Tuesday, June 24th. Ridwan touched many members of the Cullen College community with his incredible work ethic, infectious positive attitude, and dedication as a student and friend. To say that he was loved and will be missed by our community is an understatement.

Saurabh Prasad, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has won NASA’s New Investigator Award in Earth Science
If you think computer engineering, Rhesus monkeys and optometry have nothing in common, think again: they have Mehmet Agaoglu.
Agaoglu with his award-winning poster from the ARVO conference.

If you think computer engineering, Rhesus monkeys and optometry have nothing in common, think again: they have Mehmet Agaoglu.

Cullen College alumnus as well as Compaq co-founder and CEO Rod Canion recently spoke about the future of technology at an MIT Enterprise Forum on June 5 at the University of Houston.

Cullen College alumnus as well as Compaq co-founder and CEO Rod Canion recently spoke about the future of technology at an MIT Enterprise Forum on June 5 at the University of Houston.

Ramon Montano’s parents moved his family from Mexico to the United States in the early 1990’s because “they wanted us to have a good education,” he says.

Ramon Montano’s parents moved his family from Mexico to the United States in the early 1990’s because “they wanted us to have a good education,” he says.

Cancer imaging expert David Mayerich will join the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering this fall.

Cancer imaging expert David Mayerich will join the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering this fall.

Two faculty members from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have won prestigious awards from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Antennas and Propagation Society (APS). This marks the first time that one...
Stuart Long displays his dielectric resonator antennas

Two faculty members from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have won prestigious awards from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Antennas and Propagation Society (APS). This marks the first time that one institution won two of these prestigious IEEE-APS awards in the same year.

The electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been growing in size, raising its standards, and climbing national rankings for its world-class academic programs.

The electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been growing in size, raising its standards, and climbing national rankings for its world-class academic programs.

Last year, a researcher from the UH Cullen College of Engineering made an amazing discovery. Jiming Bao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, found that cobalt monoxide nanoparticles can be used to split water into hydrogen...
Lars Grabow

Last year, a researcher from the UH Cullen College of Engineering made an amazing discovery. Jiming Bao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, found that cobalt monoxide nanoparticles can be used to split water into hydrogen and oxygen when exposed to sunlight.

The annual ECE Graduate Research and Senior Capstone Design Conference was held April 25 at the UH Hilton for the 10th year in a row. The event provides a platform for undergraduate seniors and graduate students to present their research and...

The annual ECE Graduate Research and Senior Capstone Design Conference was held April 25 at the UH Hilton for the 10th year in a row. The event provides a platform for undergraduate seniors and graduate students to present their research and capstone projects to an audience and compete for  top honors among their peers.

Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year, nine Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored for their great...
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Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year, nine Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored for their great strides in teaching and research excellence.

You have a lot to thank Dmitri Litvinov for, though you might not know it yet.

You have a lot to thank Dmitri Litvinov for, though you might not know it yet.

Dr. Richard Liu has been a Cullen College mainstay for his 26-year tenure at UH Cullen College of Engineering, and his countless accomplishments during his time with the college were celebrated at his retirement party last week.

Dr. Richard Liu has been a Cullen College mainstay for his 26-year tenure at UH Cullen College of Engineering, and his countless accomplishments during his time with the college were celebrated at his retirement party last week.

When Monse Lozano was a teenager growing up in the Houston Heights neighborhood, he dropped out of public high school, got his GED and found work at a local phone company.
Monse Lozano

When Monse Lozano was a teenager growing up in the Houston Heights neighborhood, he dropped out of public high school, got his GED and found work at a local phone company.

Agilent Technologies has played a quiet role in the Cullen College of Engineering ECE labs for several years now, but with the 2014 Graduate Research and Capstone Design conferences around the corner, they’re stepping up their involvement by...

Agilent Technologies has played a quiet role in the Cullen College of Engineering ECE labs for several years now, but with the 2014 Graduate Research and Capstone Design conferences around the corner, they’re stepping up their involvement by contributi