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PHOTOS: IEEE Annual Chili Cook-Off
On March 10, Cullen College students, alumni and corporate sponsors brought their culinary chops to the table for the annual IEEE Chili Cook-Off...

On March 10, Cullen College students, alumni and corporate sponsors brought their culinary chops to the table for the annual IEEE Chili Cook-Off.

While teams of engineers competed for the title of best recipe, students had the opportunity to network with industry representatives and learn about engineering student organizations.

Technology Company Brings Innovation Legacy to ECE Students
Since 1933, Omron Global has provided products and services critical to improving the lives and supporting the safety and health of people around the...

Since 1933, Omron Global has provided products and services critical to improving the lives and supporting the safety and health of people around the world. Omron’s innovative products and technologies range from automated traffic signals and the first digital thermometer to the first smartphone facial recognition technology.

ECEDHA Newsletter Names ECE Chair as Editor
Badri Roysam, chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been named of editor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering...

Badri Roysam, chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been named of editor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association’s (ECEDHA) monthly newsletter, ECE Source.

‘Your Brain on Art’ Musical Performance Set at UH
How does music affect our brains? The latest in a series of collaborations designed to learn what happens in the brain as people create, perform and...

How does music affect our brains? The latest in a series of collaborations designed to learn what happens in the brain as people create, perform and contemplate art will take place at noon Tuesday, March 1, at the University of Houston’s student center.

Saxophonists Woody Witt and Dan Gelok, both faculty members at the UH Moores School of Music, and drummer Guillermo “Memo” Reza will perform while researchers record their brain activity.

ECE Professor Wins Grant for Thin Film Cracking Research
Although almost invisible to the naked eye, thin film coatings are used in millions of products that many people use in their daily lives. Found in...

Although almost invisible to the naked eye, thin film coatings are used in millions of products that many people use in their daily lives. Found in everything from smartphone touchscreen displays to implantable medical devices, surface coatings add value to products by making them last longer and perform better.

Student Designed Satellites Have Launched into Orbit
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...

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.

ECE Energy Research Makes Cover of Research Journal
Yan Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, authored a research paper that was...

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

Engineer Earns NSF CAREER Award to Steer Swarms of Micro-robots
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Houston Public Media Spotlights UH Research Exploring Creativity and the Brain
The Cullen College continues to make headlines with research exploring the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and art conducted by Jose Luis “...

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.

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

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

Meet ECE’s New Faculty Members
The Cullen College of Engineering’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department recently welcomed two new faculty members.

The Cullen College of Engineering’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department recently welcomed two new faculty members.

Journal Invites Professor to Edit Perception Science Special Issue
Haluk Ogmen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, his former doctoral student Hulusi Kafaligonul...

Haluk Ogmen, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, his former doctoral student Hulusi Kafaligonul and his colleague Bruno Breitmeyer, UH professor of psychology, were invited to edit a

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). 

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