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A medical robotic hand could allow doctors to more accurately diagnose and treat people from halfway around the world, but currently available technologies aren’t good enough to match the in-person experience.

Medical Robotic Hand? Rubbery Semiconductor Makes It Possible
Vijay Ramesh, a 2020 Cullen College of Engineering graduate in mechanical engineering, recently served as a mentor for the interns involved in the Army Educational Outreach Program.

Vijay Ramesh, a 2020 Cullen College of Engineering graduate in mechanical engineering, recently added another thing to his impressive list of accomplishments – serving as a mentor for the interns involved in the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP).

Cullen College grad serves as mentor for Army Educational Outreach Program
Venkat Selvamanickam will lead a $1.5 million project to develop high temperature superconducting magnets made from low-cost raw materials and capable of handling high currents in a magnetic field greater than 20 Tesla.

Despite growing scientific and commercial interest in fusion as an on-demand energy source – producing emissions-free energy through the fusion of hydrogen atoms – significant obstacles remain. A researcher from the University of Houston has joined an effort by the U.S. Department of Energy to jumpstart the technology.

UH Bringing Fusion Energy to Commercial Reality
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Projects Focus on Ways to Speed Transition to Low-Carbon Future

The Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston has awarded $275,000 in research funding for projects focused on carbon management and the energy transition.

The projects cover a range of projects, from converting carbon to fuel and other useful products to a proposed new wireless monitoring system for carbon capture storage.

UH Announces Funding for Carbon Management Projects
Faheem Ershad, a doctoral student of Dr. Cunjiang Yu, served as first author for a new paper involving research about drawn-on-skin electronics.

Since its publication in late July, a research paper about drawn-on-skin electronics from a group overseen by Dr. Cunjiang Yu, the Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, has been spotlighted by many media outlets.

Original research for Drawn-on-Skin electronics from Ershad, Yu attracting attention
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