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Biotechnology Student receives Boren Scholarship for Language Studies Abroad

College of Technology student Kaylin Gant is one of three University of Houston students to receive a $20,000 Boren Scholarship.

RedFest 2019 Celebrates Exceptional Digital Media Students

The College of Technology RedFest is an annual Digital Media program event that recognizes the knowledge, creative talent, and technical expertise of students through a challenging competition.

A special invitation to help the Alumni Association continue to grow

If you have recently graduated and left campus, we know that your spirit is still here. We hope you remain active as an alum in the UH College of Technology community.

Technology Project Management Professor Recognized Before World Conference on Quality and Improvement

Dr. Jamison V. Kovach has been elected as a Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). She and seven others were recognized at the 2019 World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Fort Worth, TX on May 20-22, held at the Fort Worth Convention Center Arena.

Technology Graduates Begin Their Journey to Successful Futures

The College of Technology hosted a celebratory brunch before commencement on May 9. Banner bearers from the College were among the honorees. Department chairs and associate deans extended their congratulations.

Supply Chain and Logistics Professor Gives Presentation on Ethical Decision-making at Engineering Technology Conference

The Houston Electrical League (HEL) sponsors an annual Engineering Technology Conference, where more than 250 professional engineers gather to hear about the latest technology and earn personal development hours for their professional license accreditation.

Construction Management Senior Achieves Nation’s Highest Score on AC Exam

For the fifth time, a student enrolled in construction management program at the University of Houston has earned the highest score in the nation on the rigorous American Institute of Constructors (AIC) certification exam. Sami Belaiter, who looks forward to graduating in December 2019, scored 278 out of 300 – 97%. The overall UH passing rate is 77.9%, while the national average is 73%.

Graduate Student Researchers Receive Dissertation and Poster Awards

Wenli Yang has been awarded the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering Outstanding Dissertation Award for her doctoral thesis on Low Temperature Synthesis Sapphire or Ruby and their Applications. Her materials engineering research proposes to find a cost-effective way to produce industry applicable sapphires and rubies. Sapphires can become anti-reflective coating in a solar cell or a thin lens coating, while rubies can be applied as a stress sensor for electronics.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Professor Invited to Deliver Keynote Address at Advanced Materials Conference

Francisco Robles Hernández, associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, will be the keynote speaker at the Conference of the South African Advanced Materials Initiative (CoSAAMI). A Republic of South Africa Department of Science and Technology (DST) initiative, the conference will be held at the Riverside Sun Hotel in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, October 22 – 25, 2019.

Hackathon Challenges Technology Students to Solve Real World Business Concerns

University of Houston students from computer information systems, digital media, and engineering technology programs participated in a one-day “UHacks” event co-sponsored by Sysco and Amazon Web Services (AWS), April 19.

Tuition-Free Summer Technology Camps Help Draw Middle Schoolers to STEM

The College of Technology at the University of Houston has secured funding from the Texas Workforce Commission to help make a difference in the lives of middle school girls.

Fulbright Scholar’s experience will enrich smart buildings research

Soumaya El Barrak, a doctoral student from the University of Abdelmalek Essaadi, National School of Applied Sciences of Tangier (ENSA-Tanger) in Morocco, is visiting the University of Houston College of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar.

Associate Dean wins University of Houston Global Faculty Award

The University of Houston has recognized associate dean for academic affairs and professor on engineering technology, Dr. Heidar Malki for his leadership of internationally related activities.

Digital media students present their best work at annual Digifest

The University of Houston College of Technology held a spring 2019 showcase where senior digital media students displayed their portfolios and networked with visiting employers. This year’s DigiFest event was held February 26 at the University of Houston at Sugar Land.