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UH’s Bannova designing moon rovers, habitats
Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Boeing for a six-month lunar surface systems study, a researcher and her team at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering are designing potential rovers and habitats for usage on...
Images of a 3D rover model, provided by Dr. Olga Bannova, a research professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Mechanical Engineering Department and the director of the Space Architecture Graduate Program.

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Boeing for a six-month lunar surface systems study, a researcher and her team at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering are designing potential rovers and habitats for usage on the Moon.  

UH expanding into Micro-CT for Advanced Materials development, thanks to Naval Research grant
Professors at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering have received a $904,554 grant from the Office of Naval Research to procure equipment that will allow Micro-CT imaging, which utilizes x-rays to see inside...
Dr. Venkat “Selva” Selvamanickam, the M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has secured a $904,554 grant to procure equipment for Micro-CT imaging.

Professors at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering have received a $904,554 grant from the Office of Naval Research to procure equipment that will allow Micro-CT imaging, which utilizes x-rays to see inside of an object and will allow for significant improvements in the development of advanced materials.

ME student earns Provost’s Undergraduate Research Scholarship
When Pemu Utienyin examines the world she inhabits every day, the University of Houston junior says that she can’t just ignore the ways in which she could help.

When Pemu Utienyin examines the world she inhabits every day, the University of Houston junior says that she can’t just ignore the ways in which she could help.

In Memoriam: Professor Donald J. Kouri
Professor Donald J. Kouri passed away on February 9, 2021. He was 82.
Professor Donald J. Kouri passed away on February 9, 2021. He was 82.

Professor Donald J. Kouri passed away on February 9, 2021. He was 82.

Three UH Engineers Named to National Academy of Inventors
Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song Elected to Senior Member Class of 2021   Three University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering researchers have been named Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI...
Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song have been elected to the NAI Senior Member Class of 2021

Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing Song Elected to Senior Member Class of 2021

 

Three University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering researchers have been named Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2021.

6 Cullen College students selected for Great Minds in STEM scholarships
Six students from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston have been honored by the Great Minds in STEM organization as 2020 scholars, and been rewarded with scholarships. For more than 30 years, GMiS has...
Senior Jose Vargas.

Six students from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston have been honored by the Great Minds in STEM organization as 2020 scholars, and been rewarded with scholarships.

For more than 30 years, GMiS has served as an educational and national 501(c)3 nonprofit, whose vision is to be a national leader in keeping America technologically strong by promoting science, technology, engineering and math careers, especially in underserved communities.

Diaz Villa honored as this year’s Outstanding Senior
Building on his already robust academic achievements from previous years at the University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering student Benjamin Estefano Diaz Villa has been recognized for his accomplishments and chosen as...
Building on his already robust academic achievements from previous years at the University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering student Benjamin Estefano Diaz Villa has been recognized for his accomplishments and chosen as the Outstanding Senior for the 2020-21 academic year.

Building on his already robust academic achievements from previous years at the University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering student Benjamin Estefano Diaz Villa has been recognized for his accomplishments and chosen as the Outstanding Senior for the 2020-21 academic year.

Ghasemi, Elemental Coatings receives $150k grant for ice shedding research
A professor at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering has received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue developing anti-ice coatings for aircrafts.
Dr. Hadi Ghasemi, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, has received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue developing anti-ice coatings for aircrafts.

A professor at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering has received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue developing anti-ice coatings for aircrafts.

Combs earns BEYA STEM award for Student Leadership
When Wesley Combs was attending Houston Community College in his 10th grade year, he was primarily interested in the liberal arts. Even before graduating, he had written novels, and he thought that would be his career.
Wesley Combs is the 2021 winner for Student Leadership at the Undergraduate Level from the Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference.

When Wesley Combs was attending Houston Community College in his 10th grade year, he was primarily interested in the liberal arts. Even before graduating, he had written novels, and he thought that would be his career.

Review article from Ghasemi magnifies nanoengineering developments
Seeing a need in the current literature, a professor from the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering led his colleagues in authoring a review article on developments in the field of nanoengineering.
Dr. Hadi Ghasemi, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, is one of the lead authors for a new review article on the developments in the field of nanoengineering.

Seeing a need in the current literature, a professor from the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering led his colleagues in authoring a review article on developments in the field of nanoengineering.

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