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.
Team VacuuTherm may be earthbound, but the fruits of their labors will not be. A group of University of Houston students has completed an ambitious senior project, refurbishing an out-of-date vacuum chamber at NASA’s Johnson Space Center that now will be used to test components bound for the International Space Station and, potentially, Mars or other deep space destinations.
The more than 5,000 University of Houston graduates who will commemorate the capstone event of their academic careers next month at TDECU Stadium will also be front and center for an out-of-this-world commencement speech.
The Department of Engineering Technology’s Luca Pollonini studies how light can be used to see changes in the body. He has created sensors that use light to detect the onset of a condition that impacts millions of Americans each year–pressure ulcers.
The Associated General Contractors of Americas Houston Chapter (AGC Houston) recognized six University of Houston construction management students for their academic performance during the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership Scholarship Awards breakfast at the HESS Club on April 14.
The University of Houston College of Technology has received a $50,000 donation from UH alumnus Michael Piwetz. The donation will be used to provide scholarships to deserving students in the UH construction management program.
As Texas considers whether - and how - to protect its electric grid from potential cyber threats, a University of Houston researcher said the state can be a national leader in a subject that is drawing increased attention.
Consuelo L. Waight, PhD, has been selected for a Fulbright award to Belize by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Dr. Waight, is an associate professor in human resource development (HRD) and director of the executive and traditional options in the Master of Science in HRD degree in the College of Technology.
Heidar Malki, PhD, associate dean of academic affairs and professor of engineering technology in the College of Technology has been selected for a 2016-2017 Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminar award to France.