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UH Engineer to Host Conference on Hurricane and Disaster Preparation and Recovery
The Gulf Coast has been spared a major hurricane in the past few years, but as most Houstonians know all-too-well, the wrath of Mother Nature is never far away. That’s why Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, director of the Texas…
Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina, Courtesy of NASA
William A. Brookshire Leaves Legacy of Generosity and Dedication to the Cullen College
UH alumnus William A. Brookshire, Ph.D. (BSChE '57), co-founder and chairman of the board of S&B Engineers and Constructors, died on April 21, 2017. Joseph Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the Cullen College of…
30 p.m. Dr. Brookshire’s family will host a memorial on the UH campus at the Student Center, Houston Room. Friends and family are invited.
UH Honors Cullen College Professors for Excellence in Teaching and Research
Each spring the University of Houston shines a spotlight on the faculty’s best and brightest, honoring them with teaching and research awards. Read more about the Cullen College of Engineering professors who earned the…
Hanadi Rifai
Space-Savvy UH Students May Apply for Moscow Summer Intern Program
Students at the University of Houston are eligible to participate in the Moscow Summer Intern Program as part of a student initiative of the Baker Institute Space Policy Program. The program is a wonderful opportunity for all UH…
Academia, Industry Collaborate on Solutions to Neural Disease, Injury
Neurological disorders like Parkinson’s, the aftermath of stroke, limb loss and paralysis significantly diminish the length and quality of life – affecting about one in six people worldwide. But a growing number of biomedical…
Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of electrical and computer engineering, will head the new NSF-funded BRAIN Center
Ribbon Cut on New Fluor-Sponsored Cullen College Career Closet
Just yesterday it seemed to be an empty office space you probably ignored as you walked off the elevator on the third floor of the Cullen College of Engineering Building Two. What a difference a day – and the Engineering Career…
From left, Janice Quiroz Perez, director of the Engineering Career Service Center, and Fluor rep Allison Welch check out the new closet
Chevron Inspires Houston-area Girls to Engineer the Future at Annual UH Event
A group of girls cheer ecstatically as they drop their carefully-engineered egg crate from a balcony of the UH Engineering building. It hits the ground with a thud and another cheer explodes as the girls discover their egg…
Subsea Engineering Leader Joins Cullen College as Founding Director of Engineering Programs in Katy
As one of the pioneering instructors in the subsea engineering program, Phaneendra Kondapi is a familiar name at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Now Kondapi is forging new paths at the college once again, this time as the…
Women in Engineering Become Women in Red at Spring Event
The Cullen College played host to the 3rd Women in Engineering spring event on March 8. The free event was funded by alumna Cynthia Oliver Coleman, P.E. (BSChE ’71). The event took place at the UH Hilton and included female…
Sponsor Cynthia Oliver Coleman (left) with winner Tam Nguyen
PHOTOS: John Rogers Shares the Future of Soft Electronics for the Human Body at Engineering Rockwell Lecture
Imagine an electronic “tattoo” on your skin that could continuously monitor your health, or tiny, biocompatible sensors that could treat a traumatic brain injury at the site. It may seem like science fiction, or at least a dream…

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