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Sax Appeal Key to UH Engineering Professor's Classroom Performance
An engineering professor by day and jazz saxophonist by night, Len Trombetta sounds as if he leads a double life. Trombetta, a UH electrical engineering professor, will simply admit to enjoying the best of two entirely different...

An engineering professor by day and jazz saxophonist by night, Len Trombetta sounds as if he leads a double life. Trombetta, a UH electrical engineering professor, will simply admit to enjoying the best of two entirely different worlds.

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Nanotech Experts To Gather in Houston in April 2005
World experts in nanotechnology will gather in Houston next April to attend the Second Conference on Nanoscale Devices & System Integration (NDSI’05) sponsored by IEEE Nanotechnology Council and the University of Houston...

World experts in nanotechnology will gather in Houston next April to attend the Second Conference on Nanoscale Devices & System Integration (NDSI’05) sponsored by IEEE Nanotechnology Council and the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. The NDSI’05 will be held at the Warwick Hotel on April 4-6, 2005.

UH Electrical Engineering Professor Liang Shen Honored at Luncheon
Liang C. Shen, professor of electrical engineering and director of the UH Well Logging Laboratory, was honored at a luncheon Tuesday by the Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), faculty, former graduate students and...

Liang C. Shen, professor of electrical engineering and director of the UH Well Logging Laboratory, was honored at a luncheon Tuesday by the Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), faculty, former graduate students and his colleagues in industry. He was also presented with a large-screen plasma television as a gift from his former students and colleagues.

Engineering Professor & Graduate Student Receive UH Teaching Awards
Charles Dalton Enron Teaching Excellence Award It was 1960 when Charles Dalton, professor of mechanical engineering, stood in front of a classroom to teach for the first time. Forty-three years later, Dalton continues to...

Charles Dalton
Enron Teaching Excellence Award

It was 1960 when Charles Dalton, professor of mechanical engineering, stood in front of a classroom to teach for the first time. Forty-three years later, Dalton continues to inspire and guide students through his rigorous curriculum.

UH Cullen College of Engineering Sweeps IEEE Conference, Takes Home Seven Awards
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s student branch of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) received top billing at the recent IEEE Region Five Conference, garnering seven awards,...

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The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s student branch of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) received top billing at the recent IEEE Region Five Conference, garnering seven awards, including the honor of Best Large Student Branch.

Seagate Technology Donates Magnetometer System to Center for Nanomagnetic Systems
Dmitri Litvinov, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is one of many University of Houston engineering faculty and students who will benefit from the recent donation of a state-of-the-art LakeShore...

Dmitri Litvinov, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is one of many University of Houston engineering faculty and students who will benefit from the recent donation of a state-of-the-art LakeShore Vibrating Sample Magnetometer system to the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Results from UH Neuroscience Workshop to Be Published as Book by MIT Press
Results from UH Neuroscience Workshop to Be Published as Book by MIT Press Forum Organized by Center for Neuro-Engineering and Cognitive Science

Results from UH Neuroscience Workshop to Be Published as Book by MIT Press

Forum Organized by Center for Neuro-Engineering and Cognitive Science

UH Engineering Professor Elected to IEEE Board of Directors
University of Houston Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Stuart Long has been named Director-Elect of Division IV of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, or IEEE, the world’s largest technical...

University of Houston Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Stuart Long has been named Director-Elect of Division IV of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, or IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society.

Engineers Focus on the Manufacturing Issues of Nanoscale Systems
Jose L. Torres, research assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and member of the Nanosystem Manufacturing Center (NMC), inspects molecular-scale nanostructures with a scanning electron microscope (SEM).

Jose L. Torres, research assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and member of the Nanosystem Manufacturing Center (NMC), inspects molecular-scale nanostructures with a scanning electron microscope (SEM).

'GRADE' Camp Impresses High School Girls with Images of Electrical Engineering
Forty-four high school girls encountered electrical engineering this summer in a day camp hosted by the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston. GRADE Camp (Girls Reaching and Demonstrating Excellence in...

Forty-four high school girls encountered electrical engineering this summer in a day camp hosted by the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston. GRADE Camp (Girls Reaching and Demonstrating Excellence in Engineering) ran for two one-week sessions this summer, June 9-13 and June 16-20.

Doctoral Students Recognized by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Timothy Kennedy and William Langston, doctoral students in electrical engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, were recognized at separate IEEE International Symposia this summer.
Timothy Kennedy. Photo by Jeff Shaw.

Timothy Kennedy and William Langston, doctoral students in electrical engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, were recognized at separate IEEE International Symposia this summer.

GRADE Camp Offers High School Girls A Peek Into The World Of Engineering
A new camp designed to draw high school girls into the world of engineering is being launched this summer at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. GRADE Camp (Girls Reaching and Demonstrating Excellence in...
Two one-week GRADE Camps will be held this summer, June 9-13 and June 16-20, at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

A new camp designed to draw high school girls into the world of engineering is being launched this summer at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

GRADE Camp (Girls Reaching and Demonstrating Excellence in Engineering) is an innovative, challenging day camp designed to introduce high school girls to the marvels of engineering. There will be two one-week camps held this summer, June 9-13 and June 16-20.

Two Highway Research Projects Nominated as 'Most Innovative' in Texas
When a construction crew pours concrete for an interstate highway, they're supposed to lay it on thick -- 15 inches thick, to be precise. It's the responsibility of the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT) to make sure...

When a construction crew pours concrete for an interstate highway, they're supposed to lay it on thick -- 15 inches thick, to be precise.

It's the responsibility of the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT) to make sure every highway meets the proper construction standards. But engineers with the state agency faced a tough problem: Once the road is constructed, how do you check the thickness of the concrete?

Director of PROMES Program Named Fellow by American Society for Engineering Education
Electrical Engineering Professor Gerhard Paskusz, founder and director of the college's highly successful Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies, will be recognized as a new Fellow Member of the American Society for...
Gerhard Paskusz, Ph.D. Director of PROMES, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Professor Gerhard Paskusz, founder and director of the college's highly successful Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies, will be recognized as a new Fellow Member of the American Society for Engineering Education at the organization's national conference in Nashville this June.

Dean Announces 2003 Faculty Awards for Teaching, Research
Dean Raymond Flumerfelt announced the winners of this year's faculty teaching and research awards at the UH Cullen College of Engineering's annual Faculty and Staff Meeting on April 22.

Dean Raymond Flumerfelt announced the winners of this year's faculty teaching and research awards at the UH Cullen College of Engineering's annual Faculty and Staff Meeting on April 22.

Four Cullen Faculty Members Honored at UH Faculty Awards Dinner
Four faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored last week at the university faculty awards presentation. Vemuri Balakotaiah, Karolos Grigoriadis, David Shattuck and Osman Ghazzaly were...
Vemuri Balakotaiah, Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award

Four faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored last week at the university faculty awards presentation. Vemuri Balakotaiah, Karolos Grigoriadis, David Shattuck and Osman Ghazzaly were among 15 scholars honored at the event held April 22 at the UH Hilton Hotel.

Vemuri Balakotaiah
Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award

Collaborative Learning Method Drives ECE Redshirt Camp, Workshops
Teaching to fellow students is the best way for students to learn subject matter for the most difficult sophomore electrical engineering classes, according to associate professor David Shattuck, who facilitates learning in a...
UH engineering students Dorota Bernatek, Terri Kellough and Aaron Webb with Professor Dave Shattuck.

Teaching to fellow students is the best way for students to learn subject matter for the most difficult sophomore electrical engineering classes, according to associate professor David Shattuck, who facilitates learning in a state-funded program that is helping students succeed where others have often failed.

UH Gets Boost From NSF To Fund Summer Undergraduate Research Projects
The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $550,000 in grants to UH to support undergraduate research programs in two areas, electrical and computer engineering and materials chemistry.

The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $550,000 in grants to UH to support undergraduate research programs in two areas, electrical and computer engineering and materials chemistry.

Outstanding UH Engineering Students Recognized by TSPE
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers during their annual Outstanding...
Dimple Pajwani, Senior, Electrical Engineering

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers during their annual Outstanding Students Engineers Week ceremony at the UH Hilton Hotel.

Engineering Professors Long, Shattuck Appointed Fellows of the UH Honors College
Stuart Long and David Shattuck, professors from the Cullen College of Engineering, have been invited to be Fellows of the Honors College at the University of Houston. They have been appointed for a renewable, three-year term of...
Stuart Long, Associate Dean for Educational Activities & Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Stuart Long and David Shattuck, professors from the Cullen College of Engineering, have been invited to be Fellows of the Honors College at the University of Houston. They have been appointed for a renewable, three-year term of service to the Honors and engineering communities.

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