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College of Technology's George Zouridakis Named Associate Dean for 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.

Get ready to come home!

College of Technology Tailgate, Saturday November 4, College of Technology, 8:00 a.m.

Professor Honored by Houston Woman Magazine

Margaret Kidd earned the Savvy Sister Award, which honors a woman who has made a significant career change, interesting business maneuver or an innovative change to her workplace.

Study abroad grant opens up new opportunities to prepare STEM students for the global workplace

The Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the U.S. has awarded the University of Houston a $20,000 study abroad grant for a reciprocal exchange with University of Paris – Sud (UPS).

Industry Recruiters Offer a World of Opportunities at Technology Career Fair

An event growing in popularity among enthusiastic, job seeking technology students and alumni, the University of Houston College of Technology Fall Career Fair held Tuesday, September 12 at the University of Houston Student Center provided unique opportunities to network with representatives from 58 companies across a diverse range of industries.

Technology Experts in the News

University of Houston College of Technology professors are often called on to share expert opinions in a broad range of topics. Read their latest perspectives on cybersecurity, the impact of Hurricane Harvey, and the transportation industry.

What’s the Latest from the Technology Alumni Association?

The Technology Alumni Association (TAA) is continuing the commitment to supporting the students of the college with ‘Meet the Alumni’ panels, where young alumni from various degree programs answer students’ questions and share their ‘I wish I knew’ stories.

Partnership with Bechtel Bridges Technology Pathway toward Greater Innovation

The University of Houston College of Technology Construction Management (CM) Department hosted a UH-Bechtel Research and Development mixer at the University of Houston Hilton Hotel, on May 10 where ten applied research projects were showcased to sixteen major engineering and construction, oil and gas, and transportation companies.

Digital Media Program Chosen by Staples Associate to Receive Grant

The digital media program in the University of Houston College of Technology has been awarded $2,500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year.