In the College of Technology, ensuring the success of our students is the ultimate goal for our faculty and staff. Among the most important measures are the numbers of students successfully completing their first year, graduating in four years, and landing jobs.
When it comes to transferring vital scientific data from various research labs to and from collaborating labs and cloud computing resources, how can that happen rapidly, privately, and securely without bottlenecks? It is often cumbersome for research and information technology communities to address these issues that require significant hardware and software investments. With university research labs that transfer large amounts of scientific data for research collaboration there are many complexities presented in maintaining firewalls and security zones.
Sharon Conover, lecturer in the University of Houston College of Technology, recently received the prestigious NASA Exceptional Service Medal. The Medal is awarded for sustained performance that embodies multiple contributions to NASA projects, programs, and initiatives.
Dr. Jamison V. Kovach, Associate Professor at the University of Houston’s College of Technology, has been selected to receive a travel award for the Gender Summit 8 North & Latin America in Mexico City, April 28-29, 2016. The Gender Summit brings together gender equality practitioners, policy makers and scientists from around the world to further advance gender equality in science practices and to bring about an understanding of gender issues to advance innovation and research.
The University of Houston Technology Alumni Association (TAA), hosted a 'Meet the Alumni' panel for the College of Technology Department of Engineering Technology during the fall 2015 semester. The event was held at the University of Houston Alumni Center and featured four recent alumni from each of the programs within the department – Minela Bajrovic (BS ’11, Brandon Bell (BS, ’10),), Misael Gonzalez (BS ’11), and Jose Manuel Lopez (BS ’02).
On Friday, December 18, 2015, hundreds of University of Houston College of Technology students earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. A reception to celebrate their achievements was held immediately before the march across the stage later that afternoon.
The University of Houston College of Technology led a collaborative effort with the College of Engineering to host the inaugural 4-Day LabVIEW Boot Camp offered by National Instruments (NI) for students, November 20-23, at UH.
With the busiest travel day of the year approaching this Wednesday, millions of travelers need to keep something in mind while flying the friendly skies. Those printed boarding passes many leave behind could be holding a lot more valuable information than you think.
Conducting research gives students a competitive edge when they enter the professional world. Students look forward to Research Days at the University of Houston as an opportunity to apply their knowledge and demonstrate their inventiveness to the advancement of the future of science and technology.
The second annual Cougar 100 Luncheon, hosted by the University of Houston Alumni Association (UHAA), took place at the Bayou City Event Center on October 27, 2015 to honor the 100 fastest growing alumni-owned or led businesses.
The Engineering and Construction Contracting Association selected UH alumnus John Dalton for the esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award, an honor that signals the value of his pivotal role in establishing the connection between industry and academia.