University of Houston

The University of Houston, (UH) was founded in 1927 in Houston, Texas. Today, UH has more than 36,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university has 12 academic colleges and more than 40 research institutes and centers. Notable academic and research departments include, space commercialization, superconductivity, biomedical engineering, petroleum exploration and engineering and virtual technology.

Address
4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, Texas 77004 
E-mail
lkmerkl@uh.edu
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Researcher modernizes US power grid

Although the U.S. electric power industry is one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 20th century, aging technology and an increase in demand create problems for the electricity infrastructure that need to be fixed. ...

dateMar 30, 2010 in Superconductivity
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Gallbladder cancer may be linked to estrogens

A very aggressive disease with a poor prognosis, gallbladder cancer may be connected to higher exposure to estrogens, according to a group of researchers at the University of Houston (UH).

dateAug 16, 2010 in Cancer
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New super-resolution microscope to be built at UH

A new microscope to be built at the University of Houston (UH) will give scientists a better way to study the chemical properties of an array of surfaces, running the gamut from plastics and metals to cells and water. Researchers ...

dateAug 15, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Researchers work to prevent neurological diseases

Many diseases of brain function, such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, are caused by problems in how neurons communicate with each other. A University of Houston (UH) researcher and his team are analyzing these commands and ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Neuroscience
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