Student Success

April 20, 2022
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…
Hussain Sayed, a doctoral candidate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and at the Power Electronics, Microgrids, and Subsea Electrical Systems Center (PEMSEC), was awarded for his research presentation at the 2022 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference.
April 19, 2022
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…
Rafiul Amin, a Cullen doctoral graduate now working as an engineer at Aeva, is lead author for a new research paper about two hormones in a cohort of patients with obesity.
March 16, 2022
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…
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 Engineers (IEEE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC).
February 25, 2022
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…
Haley Conley, posing with friends.
January 31, 2022
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 members volunteering at a previous community event at the Blodgett Urban Gardens.
December 15, 2021
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded three scholarships for 2021 to students attending the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston. Each student received a monetary award,…
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded three scholarships for 2021 to students attending the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston.
December 7, 2021
A recently published paper from a team of researchers and students from multiple departments at the Cullen College of Engineering and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth proposes a way to provide real-time, continuous…
Rose T. Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the BRAIN Center, is senior author for a new paper about tracking the seizure state of epileptic patients in real-time.. The first author for the paper is Alexander Steele, a doctoral student of Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Ph.D., Cullen Distinguished Professor and Director of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, and the research is a collaboration between two UH departments and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
September 7, 2021
Researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering are exploring ways to automate the administration of medicine for patients suffering from Cushing's syndrome, with a proposal establishing architecture for that recently…
Researchers from the Cullen College of Engineering, including doctoral student Hamid Fekri Azgomi, are exploring ways to automate the administration of medicine for patients suffering from Cushing's syndrome, with a proposal establishing architecture for that recently published in Frontiers in Neuroscience.
June 17, 2021
Only 2 percent of vehicles are electrified to date, but that is projected to reach 30 percent by 2030. A key toward improving the commercialization of electric vehicles (EVs) is to heighten their gravimetric energy density –…
Yan Yao, Ph.D., is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering.
June 11, 2021
A pair of Cullen College of Engineering students are among 21 nationwide that gave live presentations at the National Science Foundation's Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Principal Investigators' meetings from June 2 through June 4…
Rafiul Amin (left), Ph.D. graduate Dilranjan Wickramasuriya (left center) and Hamid Fekri Azgomi (right) speak with Rose Faghih (right center) about the MINDWATCH project. Amin and Fekri Azgomi gave a presentation on the research for the National Science Foundation's Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Principal Investigators' meetings from June 2 through June 4 in 2021.
May 28, 2021
A four-person team of students at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has won a pair of awards for their project – a soft robotics exoskeleton – after presenting at the Excellence in Senior Design…
Cullen College of Engineering TrueStep Capstone team members Arnold Emeh, Rukaiya Batliwala, Anthony Pham and Tanvi Parikh won two awards at the 2021 Excellence in Senior Design Competition at the University of Texas at Dallas.
May 13, 2021
A new paper from Rose Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, and her doctoral student Rafiul Amin describes how they have developed a…
A new paper from Rose Faghih, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Computational Medicine Laboratory, and her doctoral student Rafiul Amin describes how they have developed a novel inference engine to obtain brain information from raw electrodermal activity (EDA) recordings, eradicating previous challenges from earlier methods.
April 21, 2021
As he progresses deeper into his collegiate career, University of Houston basketball walk-on and Cullen College of Engineering student Caleb Broodo only has one word to describe the experience – surreal. Then again, few can match…
UH student Caleb Broodo is pursuing his electrical engineering and physics studies while being a member of this year's Houston Cougars men's basketball Final Four squad.
April 21, 2021
UH Students Experience ‘Color Field’ Wearing Brain Imaging Devices The “Color Field” public art exhibition at the University of Houston has attracted art enthusiasts from all over since it launched last fall, but engineering…
January 19, 2021
A graduate of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering is a member of the team at Weiler Labeling Systems providing customized labels for the new COVID-19 vaccine labels. Austin Dodge, a December 2017 graduate of…
Austin Dodge, a December 2017 graduate of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is now working at Weiler on industrial labeling of new COVID-19 vaccine labels.
December 18, 2020
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded five scholarships for 2020 to students attending the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering. Each student received a monetary award,…
Ankur Agrawal
August 24, 2020
Dr. Rose Faghih of the Cullen College of Engineering has been spotlighted as a featured author by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Xplore homepage for the month of August. The website highlights a…
Dr. Rose Faghih and her doctoral student,  Dilranjan Wickramasuriya.
June 24, 2020
For the summer of 2020, the Cullen College of Engineering had seven Biomedical Engineering students selected for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. The SURF program is open to sophomores, juniors and…
Seven from Cullen College of Engineering surge into SURF program
May 1, 2020
A class of graduate students at the University of Houston has worked to create seven videos on YouTube about modeling the spread of COVID-19 among different populations, under the oversight of Dr. Rose T. Faghih, an assistant…
December 18, 2019
Dilranjan Wickramasuriya and Hamid Fekri Azgomi, doctoral students of Rose Faghih, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, made several presentations at two different IEEE (Institute…
Hamid Fekri Azgomi, an electrical engineering doctoral student the UH Cullen College of Engineering, presented at the 53rd IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers.