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Director of Engineering Career Center Featured in Houston Chronicle: Job-Landing Advice for College Students
Vita Como, director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering's career center, has devoted much of her career to passing on words of wisdom to soon-to-...

Vita Como, director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering's career center, has devoted much of her career to passing on words of wisdom to soon-to-be college graduates on how they can land their dream jobs straight out of school.

Ten State University Systems and Public Flagships, including UH System, Join Coursera to Explore MOOC-based Learning and Collaboration on Campus
Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it will be working with the University of Houston System and...

Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it will be working with the University of Houston System and nine other state university systems and public university flagships to explore the possibilities of using MOOC technology and content to improve completion, quality and access to higher education.

BME Faculty Meet with Turkish Health Minister
Members of the biomedical engineering department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering met with Turkey’s Minister of Health...
Members of the College's biomedical engineering department met with Turkish government officials at a recent gathering in Houston.

Members of the biomedical engineering department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering met with Turkey’s Minister of Health during his recent visit to Houston.

Mehmet Muezzinoglu came to the city earlier this month to meet with members of the area’s Turkish community, discuss plans for the future of his country’s healthcare services, and introduce the Turkish medical system to U.S. healthcare investors.

BME Senior to Compete in National HOSA Competition
Tony Roshan, a biomedical engineering senior, is a finalist in the Texas Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Healthcare Issues Exam, held...

Tony Roshan, a biomedical engineering senior, is a finalist in the Texas Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Healthcare Issues Exam, held during the state conference last month. He will be competing at the national level in Nashville, Tenn. at the end of June.

“Dynamic Coil” Should Boost Brain Research
Efforts to learn how and when particular areas of the brain work and work together should get a huge boost thanks to a new device under development...
The “dynamic coil” being developed by Cullen College researchers was featured on the Cover of IEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.

Efforts to learn how and when particular areas of the brain work and work together should get a huge boost thanks to a new device under development at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

Cullen College Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching and Research
This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding...

This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding performance in teaching, research and service.

UH EAA Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual...

The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty. This year's honorees are:

Photos: UH Cullen College of Engineering Commencement!
Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.    

Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.

 

 

Watch This Saturday's Commencement From Your Computer!
The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering...

The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering commencement will take place this Saturday, May 11th, 9:00am to 11:00am at the Hofheinz Pavilion.

Click here to watch the commencement ceremonies live from your computer!

 

Engineering Takes Top Honors At Faculty Awards Ceremony
The Cullen College of Engineering shined at last night’s University of Houston Faculty Awards Banquet, with college professors taking home five...

The Cullen College of Engineering shined at last night’s University of Houston Faculty Awards Banquet, with college professors taking home five research and scholarship awards, the career teaching award and the university’s highest faculty honor, the Esther Farfel Award.

Bonnie Dunbar, Leader of UH STEM Center, Inducted to Astronaut Hall of Fame
Bonnie Dunbar, leader of the UH STEM Center and professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering in the Cullen College of Engineering, will join...

Bonnie Dunbar, leader of the UH STEM Center and professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering in the Cullen College of Engineering, will join the ranks of Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride as the latest member of the Astronaut Hall of Fame.

The Engineering Career Search
As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering...

As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering graduates will apply the technical skills learned in the lectures and labs of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering at their new jobs.

UH Creates New Energy & Sustainability Minor
The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local...

The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local industry and taking advantage of the university's location in the "Energy Capital of the World." Now, the University of Houston Bauer College of Business will follow suit by offering a new interdisciplinary Energy

Video: Q&A With Dr. Bonnie Dunbar
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is proud to present our Q&A session with Dr. Bonnie Dunbar, Ph.D., NAE. This video...
Dunbar

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is proud to present our Q&A session with Dr. Bonnie Dunbar, Ph.D., NAE. This video serves as a special supplement to the print version of our Q&A session with Dr. Dunbar, which can be found in our Spring 2013 issue of Parameters.

BME Welcomes Computational Neuroscience Expert
Ahmet Omurtag, an expert in computational neuroscience with experience developing new clinical tools in an entrepreneurial setting, has joined the...
Omurtag

Ahmet Omurtag, an expert in computational neuroscience with experience developing new clinical tools in an entrepreneurial setting, has joined the biomedical engineering department of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

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.

Focused Air Puff to the Eye Promises Improved Vision Care
It sounds pretty annoying, actually. A puff of air focused into a small spot and blown directly into the eyeball. But what’s annoying could...
Larin

It sounds pretty annoying, actually. A puff of air focused into a small spot and blown directly into the eyeball. But what’s annoying could drastically improve eye care, and even end up saving the vision of some people.

Five NSF Graduate Research Fellowships awarded to UH students, alumna
From cognitive neuroscience to theoretical physics, this year’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows from the University of...
Five NSF Graduate Research Fellowships awarded to UH students, alumna

From cognitive neuroscience to theoretical physics, this year’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows from the University of Houston (UH) have their sights set on careers in fields ranging from medicine to energy. Recognizing outstanding students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, the three-year fellowships cover tuition and include a $30,000 annual stipend.

Akay Honored by Two Engineering Associations
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has named Metin Akay, founding chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of the Cullen...
Akay

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has named Metin Akay, founding chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of the Cullen College’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, to its inaugural group of IEEE Brand Ambassadors.

Professor Working to “Replace Clinicians” in Imaging Research
If Howard Gifford has his way, physicians will be forced out of a large area of medical imaging research. Frankly, that’s probably how they want it.
Gifford

If Howard Gifford has his way, physicians will be forced out of a large area of medical imaging research. Frankly, that’s probably how they want it.

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