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American Jereh Supports Engineering Students With New Scholarship
Oilfield-equipment manufacturer American Jereh International Corporation showed its support for the University of Houston Cullen College of...

Oilfield-equipment manufacturer American Jereh International Corporation showed its support for the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering by granting scholarships to two engineering students for the current fall and upcoming spring semesters.

Minecraft-Playing Kids Contribute to Groundbreaking Brain Research at UH Engineering
Thousands of visitors flocked to the Children’s Museum Houston last Saturday to play the top selling video game Minecraft while contributing to...
Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of electrical and computer engineering

Thousands of visitors flocked to the Children’s Museum Houston last Saturday to play the top selling video game Minecraft while contributing to invaluable ongoing brain research at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Cullen College Welcomes Ten Engineering Professors
A combination of ten university professors and industry professionals are joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of...

A combination of ten university professors and industry professionals are joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of Houston this semester. The majority are biomedical engineers with expertise ranging from brain-machine interfaces for control of prosthetic limbs to cell membrane research for diagnoses and treatment of diseases such as cancer.

Forbes Features UH Engineers' Immunotherapy Software
Immunotherapy, a cancer treatment that utilizes the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells, has garnered great interest as a relatively new...

Immunotherapy, a cancer treatment that utilizes the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells, has garnered great interest as a relatively new field of medicine that offers an alternative to traditional chemotherapy. Forbes.com writer, Emily Mullin, highlighted breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy being made at the UH Cullen College of Engineering in her article, “How Bioinformatics Could Find the Next Breakthrough Cancer Drug.”

Engineering Researchers Develop Advanced Cell Screening Technology for Cancer Immunotherapy
Researchers have created a new method for screening cells used in immunotherapy cancer treatments, allowing high-performing immune system cells to be...

Researchers have created a new method for screening cells used in immunotherapy cancer treatments, allowing high-performing immune system cells to be studied in isolation and potentially expanding  the number of patients for whom the breakthrough treatment proves successful.

UH Engineers Discover Superior Metallic Monolayer Catalyst
Researchers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have synthesized and characterized a novel metallic monolayer catalyst with far superior...

Researchers at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have synthesized and characterized a novel metallic monolayer catalyst with far superior catalytic properties than those currently used in industry.

UH Research & Innovation Magazine Now Available
The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity.

The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity.

UH Engineering Professors Offer Unique Research Experiences to Undergrads
UH Cullen College of Engineering professors are known for offering undergraduate students unique opportunities to get involved in high-level research...

UH Cullen College of Engineering professors are known for offering undergraduate students unique opportunities to get involved in high-level research projects. One such opportunity is available through the National Science Foundation's REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Program.

Engineering Students Now Have Seamless Transfer Option With UH
Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of...

Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

G.R.A.D.E. Camp Redefines STEM Field Roles
Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the...

Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the United States. For more than a decade, professors at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have worked to change this longstanding tradition by hosting summer engineering camps strictly for girls.

Chairman of ECE Industry Advisory Board Talks Advice for Engineering Students

UH Moment: Smartphone Microscope
A smartphone microscope developed by a UH Cullen College of Engineering professor and his students is the focus of a recent UH Moment, a Houston...

A smartphone microscope developed by a UH Cullen College of Engineering professor and his students is the focus of a recent UH Moment, a Houston Public Media feature heard on KUHF and seen on KUHT.

PHOTOS: 2015 Engineering Alumni Association Gala
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 11 at the Houston Petroleum Club. The event is held every year in...

The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 11 at the Houston Petroleum Club. The event is held every year in honor of distinguished Cullen College alumni and faculty who are awarded for their career achievements.

Professor Earns 2015 EURASIP Best Paper Award for Collaborative Spectrum Sensing Study
Zhu Han, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, earned the 2015 EURASIP Best Paper Award for a...

Zhu Han, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, earned the 2015 EURASIP Best Paper Award for a paper he co-authored in the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing.

UH Engineers Develop Optical Probes for Better Diagnosis and Treatment of Kidney Disease
Two UH engineering professors have developed novel optical probes with potential applications in improving diagnosis and treatment for patients with...

Two UH engineering professors have developed novel optical probes with potential applications in improving diagnosis and treatment for patients with kidney disease.

Paper on Medical MRI-powered Millirobots Attracts Conference Attention
Hydrocephalus is a nightmarish medical condition. Accumulating fluid in the skull ratchets up pressure on the brain and can cause lifelong mental...

Hydrocephalus is a nightmarish medical condition. Accumulating fluid in the skull ratchets up pressure on the brain and can cause lifelong mental disabilities. Current treatment requires physicians to cut through the skull and implant pressure-relieving shunts.

Engineers Develop Methodology to Track Efficacy of T cell Immunotherapies
Researchers are gaining momentum with adoptive cell therapy (ACT), a type of immunotherapy that uses the patients’ native or genetically modified...

Researchers are gaining momentum with adoptive cell therapy (ACT), a type of immunotherapy that uses the patients’ native or genetically modified immune cells to attack diseases such as cancer and chronic infection.

VIDEO: Capstone Design Conference Poster Session
The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The...

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.

Texas Center for Superconductivity Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship...

The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year, each of whom will receive a $2,500 award. The qualifications and achievements of the nominated students were exceptional, and final deciions were difficult. We are fortunate to have such a talented group of students who conduct research in TcSUH's multidisciplinary groups.

Fundraising for MS: ECE Professor and Students Pedal From Houston to Austin in MS150
On any other given day, you would likely find electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal inside of his UH...

On any other given day, you would likely find electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal inside of his UH Laboratory for Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface Systems.

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