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The University of Houston (UH) is a public research university in Houston, Texas and the main institution of the University of Houston System. Founded in 1927, UH is the third-largest university in Texas with over 46,000 students. Its campus spans 667 acres in southeast Houston, and was known as University of Houston–University Park from 1983 to 1991. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity."

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‘Drawn-on-Skin’ Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors

“A team of researchers led by Cunjiang Yu, Bill D. Cook Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, has developed a new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn …

New Material Could Turn Clothing into a Health Monitor

“Researchers are reporting a new material, pliable enough to be woven into fabric but imbued with sensing capabilities that could serve as an early warning system for injury or illness. The material, described in a paper published by ACS Applied …

Researchers Report a New Way to Produce Curvy Electronics

“New Method Fills a Need in Emerging Applications for Electronic Devices Contact lenses that can monitor your health as well as correct your eyesight aren’t science fiction, but an efficient manufacturing method – finding a way to produce the curved …

Researchers Design ‘Soft’ Robots that Can Move on Their Own

“Using Sensors, Actuators and Artificial Muscle, Robots Could Be Used in Medicine, Rescue and Defense If Star Wars’ R2-D2 is your idea of a robot, think again. Researchers led by a University of Houston engineer have reported a new class …

Researchers Seek to Improve Quality Control for Nanomanufacturing

“New Monitoring Tool Would Be Able to Detect Imperfections Almost Instantaneously Researchers from the University of Houston are developing a new quality control tool for continuous nanomanufacturing, a key step in moving nanodevices from the lab to the real world …

Nanomaterials Hold Promise for Producing Hydrogen from Water

“Hydrogen holds promise as an inexpensive form of clean energy, but finding an efficient and affordable way to produce the fuel from water – a technique known as water-splitting – remains a key scientific challenge. A researcher from the University of Houston …