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Shankar Chellam
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awarded Shankar Chellam, professor of civil and environmental engineering, $150,000 to find more efficient, less expensive ways to remove contaminants and salt from brackish surface water.

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University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone Award

The University of Houston will be recognized Nov. 17 by IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) as the site of the discovery by physicist Paul Chu and colleagues of a material that made high temperature superconductivity practical for real-world applications. The University will receive IEEE’s prestigious Milestone Award.

National Science Foundation $165,000 Grant Supports Training Social Science Scholars

The National Science Foundation awarded nearly $165,000 to the Hobby Center for Public Policy in support of a program offered by few higher education entities in the country. It’s a program that trains and transforms social science researchers.

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