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Unlocking Potential Venkatesh Balan sees a climate hero in an unlikely little creature: microalgae that have proven remarkably effective at removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. In the Microbiome and Genomics Lab at the… Tech Division's Balan unlocking potential of microalgae with research
A professor at the Cullen College of Engineering is part of a multi-million dollar research effort led by the University of Nevada that aims to decarbonize domestic iron and steel production. Ben Xu, an assistant professor in the… ME's Xu part of $2M research into iron, steel production decarbonization
A University of Houston researcher is reporting a new method to detect cancer which could make cancer detection as simple as taking a blood test. With a 98.7% accuracy rate, the method — which combines PANORAMA imaging with… New Method From ECE Researchers Has Potential to Detect Cancer at Earliest Stages
A team of cancer researchers, led by the University of Houston, has discovered a new subset of T cells that may improve the outcome for patients treated with T-cell therapies. T cell-based immunotherapy has tremendous value to… Optimal Cancer-Killing T Cells Discovered by Cullen researchers
A researcher at the Cullen College of Engineering has received a renewable grant with a total potential value of about $3.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to expand his research into improving the accuracy of… ECE's Reddy lands renewable $629k grant for kidney disease
Mim Rahimi, an assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for his research proposal into liquid-liquid… CEE's Rahimi nabs CAREER award for electrochemical carbon capture research
On September 21, 1999, the 7.3 magnitude “Chi-Chi earthquake” struck Taiwan, killing more than 2,400 people. Chi-Chi, subsequently referred to as the “Jiji earthquake,” was the second-deadliest earthquake in Taiwan's recorded… CEE works with Taiwan's National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering to mitigate quake damage
With a multi-million-dollar grant from NASA, the University of Houston will open an aerospace engineering research center to support the space agency's strategic goal of extending human presence on the moon and Mars for… UH Opening Aerospace Engineering Research Center with $5M NASA Grant
The University of Houston is part of a $10 million effort from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) to help address key opportunities for innovation in biopharmaceutical manufacturing… UH Project Selected to Join $10M Effort to Innovate Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
Lars Tebbe, an assistant professor of research in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has earned $90,000 in funding thanks to the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) Career Starter Grant… Research professor nabs Knights Templar grant
Last summer when the Titan submersible suffered a catastrophic implosion on its way to take passengers to see the Titanic shipwreck it was a dramatic example of the failure of a thin-walled structure. Those structures, which may… New Model from CEE's Ballarini Can Guide Better Design to Avoid Catastrophe
In the quest for more efficient and sustainable energy solutions, a multi-university research team has reached a significant milestone in capacitor technology. Researchers from the University of Houston, Jackson State University… Cullen Researchers Explore Sustainable Future with Innovative High-Energy-Density Capacitors
When Pradeep Sharma, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Professor of Mechanical Engineering and interim dean of the Cullen College of Engineering, won the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (… Sharma Wins PNAS Cozzarelli Prize for Paper on Musical Perception
The Cullen College of Engineering is now part of a research effort with faculty at Keio University, Japan's most prestigious and very first private institution of higher learning, that is also meant to encourage future… ECE professors part of research with Japan's Keio University
On the morning of June 6, 2023, a substantial portion of the Kakhovka Dam in Ukraine — vital for water management and hydroelectric power generation — suffered a collapse while under Russian control. Russia had seized the dam… Cullen Researcher Reveals Pre-Collapse Monitoring of Kakhovka Dam, Ukraine
For Marzia Cescon, the David C. Zimmerman Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, the news in January that she had earned funding for her National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER proposal came as a welcome surprise. “I had… ME's Cescon earns CAREER award for automatic control work
Bo Zhao, assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has earned funding from the National Science Foundation for a pair of research proposals in the past year. In February,… Zhao earns NSF funding for Kirchhoff's Law, solar research
A professor from the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering is part of a collaboration between researchers at three universities to redesign robotic hands to increase their dexterity… ChBE's Karim co-PI on design research for robot hands
The University of Houston is proud to announce the appointment of two distinguished professionals to key leadership roles within the Office of Technology, Transfer, and Innovation (OTTI) under the Division of Energy and… Two Cullen professors Selected to Help Advance Technology, Innovation at UH
In the race to achieve a net-zero future based on clean energy, renewable energy sources like solar and wind power have emerged as potential champions in the battle against climate change. However, as traditional synchronous… ECE's Li Using CAREER Award to Ensure Continuous Quality Electricity for All