UHCL News

Call for abstracts for Innovation-Automation technical conference

October 05, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Call for abstracts for Innovation-Automation technical conference

Academic, professional and student researchers are invited to answer the call for abstracts for the 2018 Innovation/Automation Dual Conference to be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Gilruth Center, located on the grounds of NASA Johnson Space Center.

New mechanical engineering prof teaches 'lecture-to-lab' in STEM building

September 28, 2018 | Katherine Adams

New mechanical engineering prof teaches 'lecture-to-lab' in STEM building

Since he was a child growing up in Morocco, Youssef Hamidi was fascinated with mechanical engineering. He knew that if he learned more about it, he could help make life better for people. Now as a new assistant professor of mechanical engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake, he’s using his extensive background in industry and higher education to teach future mechanical engineers to take on any challenge.

Mechanical engineering prof proud to teach in new UHCL STEM facility

September 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Mechanical engineering prof proud to teach in new UHCL STEM facility

With a doctorate in a STEM field, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Mohsen Daghooghi knew he had many career options across many industries in Houston. “I came Houston with the intention of working in academia because I know I am inherently a teacher,” he said.

More information on asbestos discovery

September 06, 2018 | Jim Townsend

More information on asbestos discovery

The university has created a FAQ page for more information on the recent discovery of asbestos-containing rock specimens in the Geology Department's former specimen-storage room.

UHCL, state reps celebrate opening of new buildings

September 05, 2018 | Karen Barbier

UHCL, state reps celebrate opening of new buildings

University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, state legislators, students, faculty, staff and architects shared the excitement of the grand opening of two new buildings on campus during a celebratory event in late August.

New STEM and Classroom Building is prof's dream come true for entire campus community

August 31, 2018 | Katherine Adams

New STEM and Classroom Building is prof's dream come true for entire campus community

There are not many things everyone can agree on, except maybe one: moving is stressful. But for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Chemistry Anton Dubrovskiy, seeing those stacks of boxes piling up in his office in the Bayou Building meant one thing: at long last, the future has finally arrived.

Family of international alumni say you 'can't go wrong' enrolling at UHCL

August 13, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Family of international alumni say you 'can't go wrong' enrolling at UHCL

In the fall of 1996, Kanchana Weerasinghe did what legions of American students do: They go away to college. But instead of just packing his car and driving a few hours to a new school, he traveled almost 10,000 miles from Sri Lanka to enroll at University of Houston-Clear Lake to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shares advice, experience with young students

August 01, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shares advice, experience with young students

Astronaut Sunita L. Williams shared her experiences during spaceflight and the future of commercial spaceflight with young students attending United Space School (USS) at University of Houston-Clear Lake, a program of the Foundation for International Space Education.

Student's passion to help others fuels cancer research

July 31, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Student's passion to help others fuels cancer research

From working as a combat medic in the scorching desert to battling DNA resistance under the lens of a microscope, Alfred Mimms is collaborating with distinguished faculty and researchers to push the limits of cancer research.

Physics bridge program a path to many career choices

July 31, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Physics bridge program a path to many career choices

What started out as a way to help minority college students find a path to a Ph.D. in physics has morphed into much more at University of Houston-Clear Lake. It’s drawing students from all over the U.S. into UH-Clear Lake’s master of physics program, which expands students’ career options beyond traditional doctorate-level academia.

Short Takes

July 13, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events.

Nearly 1,100 UHCL grads walk at spring commencement

June 01, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Nearly 1,100 UHCL grads walk at spring commencement

Nearly 1,300 students graduated this spring at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Two commencement ceremonies were held on Sunday, May 20, at NRG Arena. Almost 1,100 students chose to walk across the stage.