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More, Faster, Better – UH Unveils New SupercomputerSeptember 1, 2020$2.5 Million Computing Cluster Will Allow University to Better Serve the Research Community   The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Data Science Institute at the University of Houston has partnered with the UH Cullen College of… The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Data Science Institute at the University of Houston has partnered with the UH Cullen College of Engineering to add a third supercomputer to its stable of high-performance computers.
UH’s Faghih Named an MIT Technology Review 2020 Innovator Under 35June 18, 2020HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA – June 18, 2020 – Yesterday MIT Technology Review announced Dr. Rose Faghih, an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been named to MIT Technology Review’s prestigious… Dr. Rose Faghih, an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been named to MIT Technology Review's prestigious annual list of Innovators Under 35, in the category of visionary.
UH Engineer Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim FellowshipApril 13, 2020Pradeep Sharma is Studying Link Between the Physics of Hearing and the Ability to Interpret Music   Pradeep Sharma, a mechanical engineer at the University of Houston, has been selected for a Guggenheim Fellowship, this year’s… Pradeep Sharma, a mechanical engineer at the University of Houston, has been selected for a Guggenheim Fellowship, this year’s only recipient in the engineering category.
Researchers Report New Understanding of Energy Fluctuations in FluidsApril 7, 2020The Casimir Force is a well-known effect originating from the quantum fluctuation of electromagnetic fields in a vacuum. Now an international group of researchers have reported a counterpoint to that theory, adding to the… Rodolfo Ostilla-Mónico, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at UH, said this work on energy fluctuations within fluids could lead to a better understanding of the behavior of bacteria and other organisms.
UH Engineering Professor Named Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing MachineryOctober 31, 2019Zhu Han Recognized for Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Computing   Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computing engineering at the University of Houston, was named a 2019 distinguished member of… Zhu Han, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of electrical and computing engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
UH Engineer’s Research on Adaptive Machine Learning Wins NSF Award October 22, 2019Research has broad implications for health care, self-driving cars and more.   Imagine cruising down a highway in your self-driving car. Its operating system relies on algorithms based on data collected during dry driving… Adaptive machine has potential application in a number of different fields, including medical imaging, computer vision, self-driving cars, and speech recognition.
Cullen College IE Professor Awarded Two NSF Grants to Improve Health Care DeliveryOctober 8, 2019Taewoo Lee’s Projects Deal With Diabetic Retinopathy and Organ Transplants   Taewoo Lee, assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded two grants to address critical issues in… Taewoo Lee, assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering
UH Cullen College Industrial Engineering Paper on Mass Evacuation Receives International RecognitionSeptember 23, 2019Paper Published in Two IISE Publications Industrial engineers make things and systems better for people. In Gino Lim’s case, it can involve reliable mass evacuation planning in situations of critical emergencies. “A reliable… Professor Gino Lim and his doctoral student Ayda Darvishan with a poster about their emergency evacuation project.
Targeting New Treatments for Concussions by Transforming Brain PathologyJuly 11, 2019Research Team Combines Multi-Spectral Imaging and Supercomputing   Badri Roysam, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, is leading a $3.19 million project to create… Concussions have long confounded scientists who face technological limitations hindering understanding of pathological changes triggered by concussion, causing inability to design effective treatment regimens. Photo courtesy: GettyImages
UH Research on Machine Learning Algorithms for Medical Diagnosis Featured on CCC’s “Great Innovative Ideas” SeriesJanuary 8, 2019The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) of the Computing Research Association recently highlighted research conducted by Hien Van Nguyen – assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of… Hien Van Nguyen, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering