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Merchant Featured on UH Moment

Fatima Merchant, associate professor of engineering technology, and collaborators from MD Anderson and UT Austin are developing a shared decision-making system for breast cancer patients considering breast reconstruction, and their surgeons. It involves a database of more than 500 women who’ve already gone through the process.

UH Professor Chosen as Fulbright Specialist in Morocco

Rupa Iyer, PhD, associate dean of research and graduate studies in the University of Houston College of Technology, joins other distinguished international scholars and professionals who are experts in the educational, political, economic, social, and cultural matters of their countries.

President's Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity to Meet at UH July 14

The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity will convene at the University of Houston on Thursday, July 14, to discuss the challenges and opportunities for securing critical infrastructure — essential assets such as electric utilities, oil and gas production, drinking water supply, rail systems, pipelines and transportation.

Technology team gets green light to tackle traffic signal system cybersecurity challenges

Technologies for traffic signal systems have come a long way since their invention, evolving from standalone towers coordinated through synchronized electric time clocks to a series of networked computers controlled by sophisticated software programs.

Researchers Focus on the Quality and Safety of Texas Bridges

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the University of Houston Department of Construction Management and Department of Civil Engineering $59,705 for the research project "Service Life Prediction for Bridges in Texas."

Visiting Materials Science Grad Students from Mexico Gain Research Experience in the College of Technology

Aspiring to enrich their study of innovative applications of materials for environmental and biomedical uses, visiting graduate students, Olga Idalu Perez Ordoñez and Omar Velázquez Meraz, are pursuing their research in the University of Houston College of Technology.

STEM Outreach

The University of Houston College of Technology in partnership with the College of Education, formed a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) summer camp, which was designed for multicultural students through the UH Houston Independent School District (HISD) Migrant English as a Second Language (ESL) Newcomer Collaboration.

Fred Lewallen, Retired Associate Dean and Engineering Technology Professor Dies

Fred Lewallen, a long-time University of Houston engineering technology professor and associate dean died on Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was 76.

Gao Presents Lectures at Infrastructure Asset Management Boot Camp

Dr. Lu Gao, assistant professor in the Construction Management department at the University of Houston, will be a featured presenter during the 4th Infrastructure Asset Management Course, hosted by Oklahoma State University, June 6 to June 17, 2016.

Rescue Boat Designed by Students Aids Local Flood Victims

It has become a fact of life in and around Houston, Texas. Rising floodwaters force residents to evacuate from their homes; and at times, the emergency response and rescue boats that help stranded people to escape safely from hard-hit areas are limited.

College of Technology Celebrates Achievements of Graduates

Nearly 600 College of Technology students earned their undergraduate and graduate degrees at the end of the spring 2016 semester.

Excellence Award Winners Recognized for Teaching, Research and Service

In honor of their exceptional accomplishments, five faculty and staff members in were recognized during the College of Technology graduation reception, held on May 12 at the UH Hilton.

Pascali Honored for Contributions to Engineering Education

Raresh Pascali, instructional associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at the University of Houston, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Ross Kastor Educator Award.

Competitors wind up as Sports Authority winds down

Sports Authority piled its debt so high it couldn't even buy more merchandise. It was virtually shackled as its many competitors developed new store models that provided more exciting customer experiences.