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Let’s See Where Curiosity Will Take Us
The University of Houston Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted a seminar last week, led by Ravi Prakash, a systems engineer with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) – Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL)…
 Brian Schratz
Alumni, Professors to be Honored at Alumni Awards Gala
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and the Engineering Alumni Association will honor seven college alumni and professors at its annual awards gala early next month. The event is scheduled for Friday, June…
SWE Outreach Project Connects Girls to Engineering
The University of Houston Student Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers recently worked to better connect a group of high school students with some of technologies that surround them by sharing the engineering and science…
SWE member Juan Romero, a junior civil engineering major, helps area high school sophomores, Kelly Diaz, Edna Barrera and Rebeca Beltron construct a trebuchet during a recent outreach activity coordinated by the organization. Photo by Thomas Shea.
College Partners in $1.4M Grant to Benefit Regional Aerospace Education
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is a key member of a group that has received a $1.4 million grant to undertake activities designed to provide cutting-edge continuing-education resources in aerospace…
University of Houston Vice President for Research Don Birx discusses how the strong educational component behind the new aerospace workforce partnership relates to early science and engineering workforce programs and the excitement they generated. Photo by Kyle Smith, San Jacinto College.
College Offering Scholarships for Accelerated B.S. to Graduate Program
NSF grant will fund more than 30 students over the next five years The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships for students in the…
Engineering Alum Journeys to Space
When the Space Shuttle Atlantis launches this Friday on a mission to the International Space Station, the list of Cullen College of Engineering alums who have been to space will grow by one name. Mission Specialist John “Danny”…

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