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The Cullen College of Engineering recognized the hard work and efforts of its entire workforce at the 2023-24 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards, held during the Faculty-Staff Meeting on May 8. For a full gallery of photos from…
College recognizes outstanding personnel at 2023-24 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards
The U.S. Information Technology Collegiate Conference (USITCC) 2024 Nationals were held in Louisiana last month, and the UH Cougars triumphed in both awards and accomplishments. UH's Future IT Professionals (FITP) organization…
Cougars shine at USITCC Nationals
REMINDER! You can view the ceremony live on YouTube by click here! Replay available shortly after as well. Hello there to all friends and family of the Cullen College of Engineering's Spring 2024 graduation class! In honor of…
 2024 Cullen Spring Commencement Live Blog - Ceremony 2
REMINDER! You can view the ceremony live on YouTube by click here! Replay available shortly after as well. Hello there to all friends and family of the Cullen College of Engineering's Spring 2024 graduation class! In honor of…
 2024 Cullen Spring Commencement Live Blog - Ceremony 1
Some might say that the writing is on the wall when it comes to digital security. For Technology Division alum Prathibha Muraleedhara, who earned her master's degree in cybersecurity at the University of Houston, it might be more…
Cybersecurity alum Muraleedhara now published author
More than 450 high school students from 12 Houston Independent School District (HISD) schools recently visited UH's Sugar Land Instructional Site for a hands-on day of learning and exploration as part of the Technology Division's…
Sugar Land hosts HISD students for hands-on Catapult Career Summit
The Transportation Cybersecurity Center for Advanced Research and Education (CYBER-CARE), founded in 2023 and led by the University of Houston, recently sponsored two workshops focusing on cyber-security in Washington, D.C.…
CYBER-CARE sponsors security workshops
Information Science Technology (IST) Department Chair Amaury Lendasse, Ph.D., is a Technology Division professor and researcher whose published works have just surpassed 10,000 lifetime citations. We sat down with him to mark the…
IST Chair Lendasse exceeds 10,000 citations
In the Fall, the Technology Division was proud to host three Fulbright scholars from the kingdom of Morocco. This coming academic year, Technology Division assistant professor of digital media Elizabeth Rodwell, Ph.D., will begin…
Rodwell traveling to Japan as Fulbright scholar
Melissa Rurangirwa, a Fall 2023 Technology Division graduate, answers some of our questions while reflecting on the journey that brought her to the University of Houston, as well as her plans post-graduation. You dual majored in…
Rurangirwa finds her path at UH, thanks to classes, Active Minds
The story of Computer Information Systems (CIS) graduate and commencement banner bearer Aryan Dham's family is the story of the quintessential American dream. His parents gave up their established life in India, selling the…
Banner Bearer Dham living American dream
When Gabriel Sueiro receives his diploma on Dec. 16, it will end one educational journey that started more than two decades ago at Houston Community College, and included him becoming a father of two along the way. Read along as…
Faith in God, daughters, sister instrumental in Sueiro's success
Shaheer Bhangar is part of this December's commencement class of the Technology Division at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering. In advance of graduation, he shares the reasons that went into picking UH for…
Family, location keys to Shaheer's success at UH
The 2023 Technology Leadership & Innovation Management (TLIM) Conference was a resounding success, attracting more than 20 speakers and a full house of industry leaders and students to the University of Houston’s Sugar Land…
TLIM Conference 2023 bridges leadership, innovation gap between academia, industry
More than 50 digital media seniors gathered at the University of Houston at Sugar Land earlier this month to participate in DigiFest, a portfolio presentation event held each semester to bring together students, alumni and area…
DigiFest students design a future path
The University of Houston celebrated the groundbreaking of a new $65 million academic building in ceremonies at the UH at Sugar Land instructional site. Before faculty, staff, students and community leaders, UH officials turned…
Officials Break Ground on New Technology Building at UH at Sugar Land Instructional Site
New friends, free food, free stuff – what's not to love? The Cat's Back, the University of Houston's traditional welcome back event for new and returning students, took place late August as campus came back to life with the start…
Women in Technology lead the way for new semester
Technological innovation is a multi-faceted, globally driven landscape, with the sharing and exchanging of perspectives vital to growth, success and honing the cutting edge. This semester, the Technology Division is proud to be…
Technology Division Welcomes Trio of Moroccan Fulbright Scholars
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to announce the hiring and promotion of 31 faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year. All employees were hired after a competitive search process and multiple rounds of interviews…
Cullen College of Engineering welcomes 31 new faculty members
With our lives more dependent than ever on digital networks, and the arrival of emerging technologies like the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Industry 5.0, the field of cybersecurity is booming. As cyberspace…
The Future of Cybersecurity Amidst Potential for Widescale, Multi-vector Attacks