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Paper Outlines First Observation of Nano-scale Phenomenon
The defining characteristic of nanotechnology, where devices and their features are measured in billionths of a meter, is size. But size isn’t the...
Sharma

The defining characteristic of nanotechnology, where devices and their features are measured in billionths of a meter, is size. But size isn’t the only thing that sets the nano-realm apart. Materials and devices can behave differently – startlingly differently even – at the nano-scale than they do when in larger forms.

Song Wins Research Award from UH
The University of Houston has awarded Gangbing Song, professor of mechanical engineering in the Cullen College of Engineering, a 2012 Excellence in...
Song

The University of Houston has awarded Gangbing Song, professor of mechanical engineering in the Cullen College of Engineering, a 2012 Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award.

Lienhard’s Inventing Modern Featured by Amazon
John Lienhard, M. D. Anderson Professor Emeritus of Technology and Culture with the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, is no...
Lienhard

John Lienhard, M. D. Anderson Professor Emeritus of Technology and Culture with the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, is no stranger to mass media.

Researcher Improves Batteries through Hybrid Nanoparticles
From finding directions to making phone calls, working on laptops to driving hybrid and electric cars, much of life is lived through battery-...
Ardebili

From finding directions to making phone calls, working on laptops to driving hybrid and electric cars, much of life is lived through battery-powered devices. It’s no surprise, then, that developing better batteries is a major thrust of science and engineering research.

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.

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