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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 A group of University of Houston students has completed an ambitious senior project, refurbishing an out-of-date vacuum chamber at NASA’s Johnson Space Center that now will be used to test components bound for the International Space Station and, potentially, Mars or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.