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Subsea M.S. to be Offered Online
Last year, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering won permission to offer the nation’s first and only master’s degree in subsea...
Franchek

Last year, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering won permission to offer the nation’s first and only master’s degree in subsea engineering. This fall, nearly all the program’s courses will be offered online.

Cullen College Names 2012-2013 Outstanding Students
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has chosen two mechanical engineering students as Outstanding Senior and Junior for the 2012-...
John Alred

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has chosen two mechanical engineering students as Outstanding Senior and Junior for the 2012-2013 academic year. Senior John Alred and junior Ryan Hannemann were selected for superlative academic performance, representing a group of high-achieving students from each of the college’s undergraduate programs.

College Welcomes Bonnie Dunbar, Retired Astronaut & NAE Member
Bonnie Dunbar, a retired astronaut, National Academy of Engineering Member and alumna of the Cullen College of Engineering, has joined the University...
Dunbar

Bonnie Dunbar, a retired astronaut, National Academy of Engineering Member and alumna of the Cullen College of Engineering, has joined the University of Houston as leader of a new STEM Center. The center will build upon programs throughout the university and leverage their success in the larger K-12 community. Dunbar has also accepted the position of professor in the college’s mechanical and biomedical engineering departments.

Professor Wins CAREER Award to Develop Flexible, Stretchable Batteries
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering put up a perfect record in the highly competitive 2012 CAREER Award competition, getting six...

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering put up a perfect record in the highly competitive 2012 CAREER Award competition, getting six winners on six applications. Now, the college is off to a strong start for 2013, notching a win thanks to assistant professor of mechanical engineering Haleh Ardebili.

Researchers Developing Automated Battlefield Drug Delivery System
Soldiers wounded in battle may one day owe their lives to research being conducted at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.
Grigoriadis

Soldiers wounded in battle may one day owe their lives to research being conducted at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

ME's Sharma Named ASME Fellow
Pradeep Sharma, chairman of mechanical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the...

Pradeep Sharma, chairman of mechanical engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Wind Energy Project Wins Early Extension, Bump in Funding from ARPA-E
A wind energy research team led by the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has made such rapid progress in its work that it has...
Selvamanickam

A wind energy research team led by the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has made such rapid progress in its work that it has received an accelerated grant extension along with a $900,000 increase in total funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy.

Grant Seeks to Further Research on Improved Fuel Efficiency and Emissions
With engine emissions requirements as strict as ever and federally mandated fuel economy standards set to rise, the National Science Foundation has...
Grigoriadis

With engine emissions requirements as strict as ever and federally mandated fuel economy standards set to rise, the National Science Foundation has awarded professors at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering $200,000 to further their research on computational models and algorithms to optimize engine performance in both areas.

College Offering Nation’s First and Only Subsea M.S.
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has received approval from the State of Texas to offer the nation’s first and only Master’s...
Franchek

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has received approval from the State of Texas to offer the nation’s first and only Master’s degree program in subsea engineering.

Professor Uses Nanowires to Cool Electronics
Computing power’s decades-long rise has been both steady and astounding, but for this rise to continue researchers must grapple with some...
Liu

Computing power’s decades-long rise has been both steady and astounding, but for this rise to continue researchers must grapple with some fundamental challenges.

Among these is heat. As devices become more compact and powerful, they generate more heat trapped to a smaller area. Today’s cooling technologies are simply not up to the job of removing heat that will be generated by tomorrow’s devices.

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