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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.

Engineering Students Perform Interdisciplinary Research
Students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering spent their summer conducting research as part of the 2011 Summer Undergraduate...
Dustin King

Students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering spent their summer conducting research as part of the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. The fellowship provides funding for sophomores, juniors and seniors in any major to experience hands-on research on a full-time basis for 10 weeks.

Energy Professionals Give Feedback on Subsea Engineering Program
Houston energy professionals gathered for Subsea Engineering Industry Day on Tuesday, hosted by the UH Cullen College of Engineering and McDermott...
Program Director Matthew Franchek addresses questions on the UH Subsea Engineering Program.

Houston energy professionals gathered for Subsea Engineering Industry Day on Tuesday, hosted by the UH Cullen College of Engineering and McDermott International Inc. The event focused on the UH Subsea Engineering Program, and included presentations by Cullen College Dean Joseph Tedesco and Program Director Matthew Franchek.

Subsea Engineering Industry Day: June 28
The UH Cullen College of Engineering and McDermott International Inc. invite members from Houston's petrochemical industry to Subsea Engineering...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering and McDermott International Inc. invite members from Houston's petrochemical industry to Subsea Engineering Industry Day. The Cullen College of Engineering is looking for partners to provide ongoing industry feedback for the UH Subsea Engineering Program, the first program of its kind in the United States. The program is currently enrolling students for the fall 2011 certificate courses.

Dalton Retiring after 51 years
In 1953, Charles Dalton began taking night classes part-time at the University of Houston. Now, nearly 60 years later, he’s almost ready to leave.
Dalton

In 1953, Charles Dalton began taking night classes part-time at the University of Houston. Now, nearly 60 years later, he’s almost ready to leave.

Two UH Engineering Graduates Separated by 70 Years
A lifetime separates two special University of Houston engineering students who are graduating this spring. David Levy is receiving two bachelor's...
Two UH Engineering Graduates Separated by 70 Years

A lifetime separates two special University of Houston engineering students who are graduating this spring. David Levy is receiving two bachelor's degrees, one in mechanical engineering and the other in mathematics. George Hall, meanwhile, is getting his master's degree in industrial engineering. Levy is 16 and Hall is 86, a 70-year age difference.

College Faculty Recognized for Teaching, Research
Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2010-2011 academic...

Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2010-2011 academic year at the college's Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting May 3.

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