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College Mourns Passing of ME Professor David Zimmerman
David Zimmerman, a professor in the Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012....
Zimmerman

David Zimmerman, a professor in the Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Zimmerman earned his doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering, all from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1982, 1984 and 1987, respectively. He then served as a faculty member at the University of Florida before joining the Cullen College in 1993.

Engineering Undergrads Represent UH in Energy Innovation Challenge
A team of four undergraduates in the UH Cullen College of Engineering have been named semi-finalists for the MIT Clean Energy Prize, an energy...
 Laposse, Vu, Paez and Jasso

A team of four undergraduates in the UH Cullen College of Engineering have been named semi-finalists for the MIT Clean Energy Prize, an energy innovation competition. This is the first time that UH has been represented in the business plan challenge.

ASCE Honors Professor Song for Aerospace Service
Cullen College Professor of Mechanical Engineering Gangbing Song has been named the recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Professional Service Award...
Song

Cullen College Professor of Mechanical Engineering Gangbing Song has been named the recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Professional Service Award from the Aerospace Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

UH Department of Mechanical Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Member
The Cullen College of Engineering has welcomed a new faculty member to the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Philippe Masson joins the...
Masson

The Cullen College of Engineering has welcomed a new faculty member to the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Philippe Masson joins the department as an assistant professor.

Sharma Named Chair of UH Mechanical Engineering
The UH Cullen College of Engineering has named Pradeep Sharma the new chair of its Department of Mechanical Engineering, an appointment effective...
Sharma

The UH Cullen College of Engineering has named Pradeep Sharma the new chair of its Department of Mechanical Engineering, an appointment effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Sharma, who has been with the college since 2004, has been named the M.D. Anderson Chair Professor in conjunction with this new role.

Honors Engineering Students Build Habitat for Humanity Home
Students with the University of Houston’s Honors Engineering Program (HEP) recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity build project earlier this...
Honors Engineering students take part in a Habitat for Humanity build.

Students with the University of Houston’s Honors Engineering Program (HEP) recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity build project earlier this month in northeast Houston. In the joint event with KBR, HEP students helped construct a home in the Milby Park subdivision, alongside KBR volunteers.

UH-led Team Receives $3.1 Million DOE Award to Develop Superconducting Wire for Wind Turbines
The University of Houston will lead a public-private research team that has been awarded $3.1 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to...
Selva

The University of Houston will lead a public-private research team that has been awarded $3.1 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a low-cost superconducting wire that could be used to power future wind turbines. This support is part of the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, which recently announced it has awarded $156 million to 60 cutting-edge research projects designed to improve how the U.S. produces and uses energy.

NSF-MRI Grant Bolsters Cullen College Failure Mechanics Research
Researchers with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have won a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Major...
Willam

Researchers with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have won a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation Program to acquire one of the most advanced systems in the world for studying how steel and ductile materials deform before rupturing and how concrete and other quasi-brittle materials fail due to progressive cracking.

KBR Makes Gift to Subsea Program
Engineering, construction and services firm KBR has made a $50,000 donation to the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s new Subsea Engineering Program...

Engineering, construction and services firm KBR has made a $50,000 donation to the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s new Subsea Engineering Program.

The program focuses on the design and installation of underwater infrastructure used in offshore petroleum exploration and retrieval. Offering the first and only dedicated subsea curriculum in the United States, UH has admitted roughly 40 people to the program since January, when the first course launched.

Professor Developing Injection-Based Paralysis Treatment
Individuals suffering from devastating spinal cord injuries may one day benefit from research being conducted at the University of Houston Cullen...
Liu

Individuals suffering from devastating spinal cord injuries may one day benefit from research being conducted at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

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