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When young Eddy Goldfarb was 6 years old, a man who would change his life visited the family house for dinner. This man had an unusual occupation, and the more he shared, the more he fascinated the precocious youngster from…
Eddy Goldfarb’s Toy Story
REMINDER! You can view the ceremony live on YouTube by click here! Replay available shortly after as well. Hello there to all friends and family of the Cullen College of Engineering's Spring 2024 graduation class! In honor of…
 2024 Cullen Spring Commencement Live Blog - Ceremony 1
REMINDER! You can view the ceremony live on YouTube by click here! Replay available shortly after as well. Hello there to all friends and family of the Cullen College of Engineering's Spring 2024 graduation class! In honor of…
 2024 Cullen Spring Commencement Live Blog - Ceremony 2
Presentations, posters and the pride of University of Houston students will be on view during Undergraduate Research Day (URD) on April 11. During this anticipated event, more than 360 students will display their academic…
Cullen Students in the Spotlight During Undergraduate Research Day
An engineering student completing his doctorate at the University of Houston was honored by being selected for a Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Professional summer research internship in Germany. Yuan Zi…
Ph.D. student Zi thrives during RISE internship
In music, perfect pitch is the innate ability to identify and recreate any note without hearing it first. It’s what musicians strive for, a rare level of excellence only a gifted few can achieve. Baseball pitchers also dream of…
Cullen Student Among Innovators at UH Tech Bridge
After successfully defending his dissertation in July, Alexander Steele will receive his doctorate at the Cullen College of Engineering Commencement this month. Steele, a disabled Marine, started at the University of Houston in…
Steele describes journey from disabled Marine to UH doctorate
The world is full of good ideas, but only some of them become viable and real. “You don’t see the full impact of a good idea until someone figures out a way to convert it to a usable product or service that has value, brings it…
Cullen teams place in UH Energy's Innovation Commercialization Competition
After natural disasters, many people are understandably worried about the potential for structural damage to their homes. The research work of a Cullen College of Engineering Ph.D. student and his advising professor aims to…
Cullen student Varghese recognized for AI-focused structure research
GreenHouston, a team of University of Houston students mentored by Assistant Professor Jian Shi from the UH Cullen College of Engineering, created a winning proposal for an optimized carbon dioxide transportation pipeline…
Students Shine in DOE’s American-Made Carbon Management Competition
Fellowship to Support Studies in Computational and Applied Mathematics Damon Spencer, a University of Houston May graduate receiving dual degrees in mathematics and computer engineering, has earned a National Science Foundation…
Computer Engineering grad Earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
The Cullen College of Engineering offers its congratulations to the 16 students who have been named Outstanding Juniors and Seniors for the 2022-23 academic year. Students are nominated by professors, with one junior and one…
Cullen recognizes 16 Outstanding Juniors and Seniors for 2022-23
The University of Houston's Engineering Alumni Association honored 42 different students with more than $21,000 in scholarships at the 2023 Engineer's Week Program, hosted in February Daniel Herrera, an Electrical Engineering…
More than 40 students honored at EAA celebration
Lithium-ion batteries have transformed everyday lives – almost everyone has a smartphone, more electric vehicles can be spotted on the roads, and they keep power generators going during emergencies. As more portable electronic…
UH Team Develops Novel Microscope To Design Better High-Performance Batteries
In another first for the University of Houston, doctoral student Hussain Sayed became the institution’s inaugural recipient of the Joseph John Suozzi INTELEC® Fellowship Award in Power Electronics for 2022. Sayed, a Ph.D.…
Cougar Spotlight: Sayed Named First UH Recipient of Noted Power Electronics Fellowship
A doctoral candidate at the Cullen College of Engineering took home an outstanding paper presentation award at the 2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference in March. Hussain Sayed, a doctoral candidate in the Electrical and…
ECE doctoral candidate Sayed takes home presentation award from 2022 IEEE APEC
According to the CDC, obesity prevalence in the United States was 42.4 percent in 2017–2018, and obesity prevalence in the United States climbed from 30.5 percent to 42.4 percent between 1999 and 2018. Obesity has been linked to…
New research suggests method for mapping Obesity-Related hormones
Four students and a faculty member affiliated with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering had their research papers spotlighted at the 2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronics…
Research by Faghih, 4 ECE students spotlighted at conference
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted another successful event on Feb. 22, as the 2022 Engineers Week Awards program recognized 50 students for their accomplishments. Since 2004, the EAA and industry donors have come…
EAA recognizes 50 students for academic achievements, leadership
Reflecting the organization's commitment to the community, the Dow Promise Program has awarded a $10,000 grant to the University of Houston branch of the National Society of Black Engineers, to partner with the Blodgett Urban…
UH NSBE receives $10k grant for community garden revamp