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KHOU 11 News Interviews Professor About Exploding Hoverboards
Lauren Talarico, a reporter for KHOU 11 News in Houston, interviewed Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen...

Lauren Talarico, a reporter for KHOU 11 News in Houston, interviewed Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, for her report on exploding hoverboards this week.

Cullen College Expert Composes Chapter in Respected Oxford Handbook
The editor of The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization invited Haluk Ogmen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen...

The editor of The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization invited Haluk Ogmen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, and

UH Engineer Joins Project to Transform Energy Storage
An engineer from the UH Cullen College of Engineering will lead development of a key component for a new, all solid-state sodium battery with the...

An engineer from the UH Cullen College of Engineering will lead development of a key component for a new, all solid-state sodium battery with the potential to revolutionize the nation’s electric grid.

PHOTOS: 2015 ECE Alumni Mixer
The Cullen College’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department held its annual alumni mixer last week at Saint Arnold Brewing Company,...

The Cullen College’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department held its annual alumni mixer last week at Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Houston’s oldest craft brewery.

NSF Website Features UH Professor’s Research on Neuroaesthetics
The National Science Foundation (NSF) published an article and video online about research conducted by Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) published an article and video online about research conducted by Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Engineering Students Selected as GRaSP Day Finalists
The University of Houston’s Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day offers students the opportunity to network and introduce their...

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.

More Texas Teens Want to be Engineers When They Grow Up
A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed...

A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed as the second-most popular career choice for Texas teens -- 22 percent of students who reported their future plans indicated they were interested in healthcare professions. 

ECE Chair Publishes Op-Ed on the Future of the Field in National Association Publication
Badri Roysam, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently elected editor-in-...

Badri Roysam, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently elected editor-in-chief of the ECE Source, a publication of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA). 

Journal Features Breast Cancer DNA Biomarker Sensor on Cover
The October cover of the Journal of Biophotonics featured molecular sensing research conducted by Wei-Chuan Shih, associate professor of electrical...

The October cover of the Journal of Biophotonics featured molecular sensing research conducted by Wei-Chuan Shih, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the

Three Appointed as Engineering Artists-in-Residence in Neuroaesthetics
Three prominent visual artists, Dario Robleto, Jo Ann Fleischhauer and Lily Cox-Richard, were recently appointed Cullen College of Engineering...

Three prominent visual artists, Dario Robleto, Jo Ann Fleischhauer and Lily Cox-Richard, were recently appointed Cullen College of Engineering Artists-in-Residence in Neuroaesthetics. 

Probing Deeper: Shining Light on the Mysteries of the Brain With Optogenetics
Floating in cerebral fluid inside 22 bones that form the face and skull, each of the seven billion brains belonging to Earth’s human inhabitants...

Floating in cerebral fluid inside 22 bones that form the face and skull, each of the seven billion brains belonging to Earth’s human inhabitants govern intelligence, creativity, memory, emotion, speech, movement, sensory systems and other organs.

Prostheses on Fast Track to Improved Movement for Amputees
Prosthetic legs combine mind and muscle to travel advanced tech terrain

Prosthetic legs combine mind and muscle to travel advanced tech terrain

A Renaissance in the Mind: Brain Research at the Crossroads of Art and Science
Intentionality is the core of human cognition and movement, and Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal is intent on understanding, for all intents and...

Intentionality is the core of human cognition and movement, and Jose Luis “Pepe” Contreras-Vidal is intent on understanding, for all intents and purposes, the neural mechanisms of intention in the human brain.

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D....

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.

Engineering Student Earns Silver Nano Research Poster Award
Yanliang (Leonard) Liang, electrical and computer engineering research associate at UH Cullen College, won the Silver Nano Research Poster Award at...

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.

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

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.

Engineering Doctoral Students, Professor Honored at GCC Neuroengineering Symposium
Md Masud Parvez Arnob and Hoang Nguyen, both doctoral students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won 2nd place for their poster abstract at...

Md Masud Parvez Arnob and Hoang Nguyen, both doctoral students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won 2nd place for their poster abstract at the 5th Annual Neuroengineering Symposium sponsored by the Gulf Coast Consortia on Oct. 2.

Your Brain on Art Series Premieres with Exquisite Corpse
In conjunction with the Blaffer Art Museum, the Cullen College of Engineering is proud to present the first event in the Your Brain on Art series on...

In conjunction with the Blaffer Art Museum, the Cullen College of Engineering is proud to present the first event in the Your Brain on Art series on Tuesday, October 13th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

PHOTOS: 2015 Southwest ECEDHA Conference
Badri Roysam, chair of the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, was recently elected as the chair of the Electrical and...

Badri Roysam, chair of the Cullen College’s electrical and computer engineering department, was recently elected as the chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) editorial committee. As such, Roysam hosted the annual ECEDHA Southwest conference at the University of Houston on October 4th and 5th.

Engineers Earn $1.5 Million to Pursue Novel Nanopatterning Technology
This month, four UH Cullen College of Engineering professors earned a four-year grant amounting to almost $1.5 million from the National Science...

This month, four UH Cullen College of Engineering professors earned a four-year grant amounting to almost $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to pursue their nanopatterning discovery that could lead to next-generation transistors for integrated circuitry, among other advanced nanodevices.

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