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UH Researchers Among World’s Most Highly Cited
Three University of Houston researchers have been recognized as the “world’s most influential researchers” for ranking in the top 0.1% of highly cited papers. The recognition comes from Clarivate, a global leader in providing insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation.
Using Soap Operas to Inform Hispanics about Dementia
Aspiring writers from across Houston competed in a one-day creative script writing “hackathon” hosted by the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication to raise awareness about brain health in the Hispanic community.
Two University of Houston Inventors Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
Two University of Houston professors have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Alex Ignatiev, professor emeritus of physics and Ganesh Thakur, Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Engineering and director of Energy Industry Partnership, have both received this highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
Fortune Magazine Ranks University of Houston MBA Program in Top 25
The Professional Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the C.T. Bauer College of Business is ranked among the Top 25 part-time MBA programs across all business schools in the United States by Fortune magazine.
When Hollywood Meets Houston
University of Houston students got the opportunity to work on the set of "Hip Hop Family Christmas," a feature film by visiting professor Greg Carter. Carter is teaching courses on filmmaking this academic year through a joint appointment in the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts and Jack J. Valenti School of Communication.
UH Researcher Pushes Limit of When Water Will Freeze
A University of Houston engineer is changing what we know about when water freezes as he pushes the limit and gets the best look yet at tiny drops of water as they freeze.
New Program Addresses Demand for Data Science Workforce in Energy Industry
Help wanted: Specialists in data analytics prepared for the workforce of the evolving energy sector. The Data Science for Energy Transition project’s five-week camp next summer introduces skills that can optimize efficiency for conventional-energy models and help the industry’s transition toward a more sustainable, cleaner environment.
New Buildings for Medicine, Law and Expansion of Hilton Hotel Taking Shape
The construction of new buildings for the College of Medicine, Law Center, and the renovation and expansion of the Hilton Hotel, means a brighter future for University of Houston students and the communities they serve.
'Super Cool Conductor' Developed at UH Advances in Prestigious DOE Competition
Mechanical engineering doctoral students in UH’s Selva Research Group are developing the “Super Cool Conductor,” a thin super conducting wire that is seven to eight times more efficient than today's best copper- and aluminum-based wires.
Molding, Patterning and Driving Liquids with Light
A University of Houston engineer has developed a new fluid that can be cut open by light and demonstrated macroscopic depression of ferrofluid, the kind of fluid that can be moved around with a magnet.
Real-Time COVID-19 Infection Risk Assessment
Do you often wonder when the least amount of people will be in your grocery store or other places you need to go, so you can reduce the chance of catching a contagious disease? There could soon be an app for that. Implementation of a real-time COVID-19 infection risk assessment system is underway in the lab of a UH computer scientist.
Helping Families Living in Unstable Housing
The University of Houston Center for Mexican American Studies will work with Fort Bend County officials to improve the lives of families living in unstable housing conditions caused by economic hardship and other stressors.
Dec 09 6:00 pm
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
Learn more about earning a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction at a free virtual information session Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, from 6 to 7 p.m. Meet faculty, hear about research opportunities and get your admissions questions answered. RSVP for Zoom link.
Dec 15 12:00 pm
EV Webinar Series: Houston EV Consumer Survey Analysis
EVolve Houston Program Managers Katheryn Abou Chakra and Harry Tenenbaum lead a pivotal discussion that takes a deeper dive into survey reports that explores people’s familiarity and prevailing attitudes toward electric vehicles, potential roadblocks that may stand in the way of Greater Houston’s “30 by 30” objective regarding widespread EV adoption, and everything in between.
Dec 15 5:00 pm
Experience Valenti Showcase
Experience the creativity and ingenuity of the next generation of storytellers at the Valenti School of Communication’s inaugural multimedia showcase.
Jan 20 4:30 pm
Keynote Address by Dr. Sayeed Choudhury
Dr. Choudhury will discuss the “planetary reboot” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the open source revolution models a mode of cooperation that universities and other institutions can leverage to meet the historic challenges posed by social and health crises, climate change, and vulnerabilities to our increasingly interconnected systems.
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