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Cullen College of Engineering welcomes 13 new hires
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome 13 new professors and lecturers for the 2021-22 academic year, as part of its continuing effort to grow the faculty and to provide high quality instruction for undergraduate…
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome the following 12 people to the faculty for the 2021-22 academic year, and beyond.
Postdoc Pouladi takes home another award
A doctoral graduate of the Cullen College of Engineering's Mechanical Engineering program has taken home another award for a poster presentation, her second while affiliated with the college.  Sara Pouladi, a postdoctoral…
Sara Pouladi, a postdoctoral researcher, earned an award for her poster at the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Virtual Conference, held in June 2021.
AMPing Up Delivery of Superconducting Wires
Superconductivity, where electrical resistance vanishes, remains a technology that both powers science and mystifies scientists. It charges MRI scanners, enables new drug discovery through advanced spectroscopy machines, and is…
Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is pioneering high temperature superconductor wire.
Using the Ancient Art of Kirigami to Make an Eyeball-like Camera
Cunjiang Yu, Ph.D., Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, is reporting the development of a camera with a curvy, adaptable imaging sensor that could improve image quality in…
Schematic of a biaxially stretched kirigami sheet.
The Powerhouse Future Is Flexoelectric
“Giant Flexoelectricity” Breakthrough in Soft Elastomers Paves Way for Improved Robots and Self-Powered Pacemakers What do the following have in common: a self-powered implanted medical device, a soft human-like robot and how we…
Kosar Mozaffari, a graduate student at the Cullen College of Engineering, is lead author for a new paper on flexoelectricity, along with Pradeep Sharma of Mechanical Engineering and Matthew Grasinger of the Air Force Research Lab.
Cullen College ranks in Top 12 for two diversity metrics
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering is in the Top 15 for several metrics measuring diversity in the field of engineering, including a pair of No. 12 rankings for degrees awarded to Hispanic students and…
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has earned a  pair of Top 12 rankings for degrees awarded to Hispanic students and underrepresented minorities, according to the latest report of the ASEE's Engineering by the Numbers.
Student project TrueStep takes 1st at design competition
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.
Three graduate students receive TcSUH scholarships
Three graduate students from the Cullen College of Engineering have received scholarships from the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston (TcSUH), as recognition for their work inside and outside of the…
Faheem Ershad.
Non-Invasive Eye-Movement Sensors Developed by UH's Ryou
Jae-Hyun Ryou, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, is the lead author for a new research article describing eye-movement sensors…
Dr. Jae-Hyun Ryou
23 honored with 2020-21 Faculty and Student Excellence Awards
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the 2020-21 Faculty and Student Excellence Award…
The W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award is traditionally the highest teaching award given in the College. It recognizes outstanding teaching and service to students. This year's recipient is Di Yang of Mechanical Engineering.

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