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National Radio Science Organization Names ECE Professor as Chair
The United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (USNC-URSI) has named David Jackson, professor of electrical and...

The United States National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science (USNC-URSI) has named David Jackson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College, as its chair for 2015-2017.

ECE Professor Serves as Editor of Electrochemical Journal Special Issue
Stanko Brankovic, associate professor of electric and computer engineering at the Cullen College, was invited to serve as a guest editor for a...

Stanko Brankovic, associate professor of electric and computer engineering at the Cullen College, was invited to serve as a guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society (JES).

UH Engineers Author Most-Downloaded Paper on Inkjet-printed Lens for Smartphone Microscopy
A professor and three graduate students in the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering published the...

A professor and three graduate students in the electrical and computer engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering published the most downloaded paper of 2015 in a major scientific journal.

Students Steer Robotic Swarms in NASA Competition
Electrical and computer engineering professor Aaron Becker and students in his “Intro to Robotics” class have been invited to “join the swarm” as...

Electrical and computer engineering professor Aaron Becker and students in his “Intro to Robotics” class have been invited to “join the swarm” as selected participants in the first annual Swarmathon taking place from April 18-22, 2016 at the NASA Kennedy Space Center.

UH Engineering Climbs U.S. News Rankings, Earns Spot on List of Nation's Best Schools
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is well on its way to becoming a Top 50 engineering college in the nation, earning a coveted spot on the list of...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is well on its way to becoming a Top 50 engineering college in the nation, earning a coveted spot on the list of the Best Engineering Schools of 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.

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.

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