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Engineering Technology Fulbright Scholars from Morocco Visit UH to Advance Computing Systems Research

Dr. Mohamed Riduan Abid, Visiting Fulbright Research Scholar, serves as an associate professor of computer science at Al Akhawayn University with research interests in distributed and cloud computing systems, big data processing, and wireless mesh sensor networks.

Your Neighborhood is Under Construction – A Story of Gentrification in Houston’s Third Ward

Aware of the gentrification trend in her hometown Chicago, Illinois, Kaylah Hubbard was intrigued by the impact on Houston’s Third Ward community, a historically African-American neighborhood in Houston community, just a stone’s throw from the University of Houston.

Engineering Technology Alumnus Reflects on Impact of Program on His Career

Raúl Williamson, (’01) earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology and launched his career as an electrical testing technician at Dashiell Corporation fresh out of college. Since then, he has risen to technical director, the highest technical position in the company.

Retailing and Consumer Science Student Success: Hayley Freytag

Enhancing skills, extending current capabilities, and preparing for job promotions are all ways that successful business professionals look to achieve their goals. The Retailing and Consumer Science (RCS) program in the Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences (HDCS) offers five certificate programs designed to offer professional advancement or an academic foundation for transitioning into the bachelor’s degree program.

Digital Media Student Earns Exclusive Printing Industry Credential

Professionals in the printing industry gathered recently at the University of Houston Sugar Land for an exclusive training in the G7 method (short for grayscale plus seven colors), a color printing and reproduction process that ensures a consistency in colors.

Conklin Named Recipient of Ernie Rakaczky ICS Security Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. William Arthur Conklin, associate professor in the department of information and logistics technology and director for the Center for Information Security Research and Education, was recently named a recipient of the Ernie Rakaczky ICS Security Lifetime Achievement Award, to be awarded at the 12th Annual SANS Industrial Control Systems Security Summit in Orlando, FL in March

Hines Graduates from Cougar Chairs Leadership Academy

Dr. Andy Hines, assistant professor and coordinator for the University of Houston Foresight graduate degree program, recently graduated from the Cougar Chairs Leadership Academy (CCLA) and shared his experience.

Construction Management Senior Achieves Nation’s Highest Score on AIC Exam

For the fourth time in a row, a student enrolled in construction management program at the University of Houston has earned the highest score in the nation on the rigorous American Institute of Constructors (AIC) exam.

Technology Graduates Honored at Fall 2016 Reception

On December 15, 2016 the University of Houston College of Technology celebrated its students earning undergraduate and graduate degrees. A reception was held at the University Hilton Hotel to honor their accomplishments.

I-Corps Team Wins NSF Grant to Pursue Commercially Viable Technology

An entrepreneurial team including the principal investigator Mequanint Moges, engineering technology department assistant chair and instructional associate professor; Russ Gundrum, engineering technology lecturer and industry lead; Salah Ahmad, engineering technology lecturer and entrepreneurial lead; and Joanna Russian, PhD student and co-entrepreneurial lead, has been awarded a $50,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps I-Corps ™ grant.

Construction Law Faculty Receive Distinguishing Certification from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Denis Ducran, Vice President and General Counsel at Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.; Richard Flake, Richard P. Flake, PLLC; Brian Gaudet, Attorney at Law, Coats Rose, P.C.; and, Matthew Moore, Peckar & Abramson, P.C., are adjunct faculty in the University of Houston Construction Management Department and teach classes related to construction contracts and law. All four have received certification in Construction Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Get Connected with Technology Alumni

The University of Houston Technology Alumni Association will host the first networking event of the year on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The event will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Mandola’s Deli, 4015 Leeland Street, Houston, Texas, 77023.

Victor Costa ('58) Legendary Fashion Designer

Hard work, and a lot of luck: that’s what Victor Costa (’58) attributes to his success as a world-famous fashion designer. One life-changing stroke of luck came from his University of Houston professor, Dr. Edwin B. Roberts. Roberts encouraged Costa to attend the renowned École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, and Costa went from showcasing his designs in pool-side fashion shows on the UH campus to learning from fashion greats in Paris, France.

Houston Foresight Program Hosts Scenario Planning Workshop in Dubai

Dr. Andy Hines, assistant professor and program coordinator of the University of Houston Foresight program, traveled to Dubai in November and led team members from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) through a scenario planning and implications workshop.