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College of Technology graduates celebrate 2017 fall commencement

The College of Technology celebrated fall commencement of 558 graduating students on December 15, 2017. Dr. Anthony Ambler the Dean of the College, welcomed the graduates and acknowledged their accomplishment in completing their degrees. “Technology is one of the most difficult degrees to obtain. Our students truly deserve our praise and congratulations,” he said during the convocation ceremony.

Industry Recruiters Offer a New World of Opportunities at Technology Career Fair

Students and alumni are invited to use TechConnect to register and view job postings

Conklin elected to Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education board

The goal of the CISSE is to define current and emerging requirements for cybersecurity education and to influence and encourage the development and expansion of curricula

Waite elected to Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation board

The GAERF Board will focus on the foundation's direction and strategy in serving the industry

Technology Alumni Association Hosts Tech Thirsty Thursdays

Get social with the Technology Alumni at Technology Alumni Facebook.

Technology in the News

Student Spotlight

Brittany McClure and Blake Mudd were selected as University of Houston Advancement Ambassadors. Both are graduate students in the College of Technology.

Computer Engineering Technology Professor Selected for Space Technology Research Grant

Dr. Marino Ricardo Lent’s research will help improve performance, reliability, and asset efficiency of deep space communication networks.

College of Technology's George Zouridakis Named Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies

George Zouridakis, who has served as a professor in the University of Houston College of Technology Department of Engineering Technology for 10 years, now begins his role as the associate dean of research and graduate studies.

Technology faculty recognized for excellence in teaching, research, and service

The College of Technology Faculty Excellence awards, sponsored by Fluor, recognize Technology individuals who perform consistently “above and beyond the call of duty” in teaching, research, and community service. Four faculty members were named excellence award winners.

Rupa Iyer Named Program Director at NSF

Rupa Iyer, PhD., associate dean; associate professor, engineering technology; founding director of the biotechnology undergraduate program and biotechnology graduate program

Fulbright Specialist to Explore the Application of Sensor and Wireless Networking in Smart Grids and Smart Cities

The Fulbright Specialist program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad. Dr. Driss Benhaddou, associate professor, has been awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant to share his wireless and sensor networks expertise networks and their application to “living buildings.”

Technology Researchers Receive $50,000 NSF I-Corps Grant to Move Innovation Beyond the Lab

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) has awarded Dr. Luca Pollonini, assistant professor, and graduate student Bradford Day a $50,000 grant to expand the customer discovery of a skin-monitoring device for the prevention of pressure ulcers – a condition that affects millions of people each year.

What’s happening with the Technology Alumni?

hosting a Cougar Football watch party, Saturday, October 28, at Lucky’s Pub. It begins at 1:45pm (one hour before kickoff). Connect with other alumni, and enjoy special TAA drinks created by Lucky’s.