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Profs. Jose Contreras-Vidal and Stuart Long from the Cullen College of Engineering have been awarded a $402K award from the National Science Foundation to continue their highly successful REU Site themed “Neurotechnologies to Help the Body Move, Heal and Feel Again.” This STEAM training grant will provide opportunities for a diverse group of undergraduate and […]

Faculty, students, industry and federal agency representatives from the University of Houston, Arizona State University, Georgia Tech, West Virginia University, Tec de Monterrrey (Mexico) and Miguel Hernandez de Elche (Spain) met on August-4-5, 2022 at the University of Houston to kick-start our Phase 2 (2022-2027) Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Building Reliable Advances and Innovations […]

The 5-years $768,000 NIH training award on “Neuromotor Skill Advancement for Post-baccalaureates (NSAP)” will provide didactic, hands-on activities focusing on the development of highly sought-after technical neuromotor skills to study and treat the brain. This is an initiative of the BRAIN Center and a collaboration between the Cullen College of Engineering and the College of […]

Name of the Article Distinct Kinematic and Neuromuscular Activation Strategies in Response to Postural Perturbations in Healthy Individuals Fitted With and Without a Lower-limb Exoskeleton List of authors Charles S. Layne1, 2*, Christopher A. Malaya2 , Akshay S. Ravindran3 , Isaac John2 , Gerard E. Francisco4 , Jose L. Contreras-Vidal3 Affiliations 1 University of Houston, […]

Arizona State University, an IUCRC BRAIN Site, has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. Hispanic-Serving Institutions are defined as institutions that enroll a minimum of 25% full-time undergraduate Latinx students. ASU began exceeding this threshold with its immersion (on-campus) undergraduate population in the fall of 2019 and has continued to […]

University of Houston creative writing professor and award-winning author Cristina Rivera Garza is one of only 10 recipients of the Berlin Prize for spring 2023. The semester-long fellowship is awarded annually to top-tier scholars, writers, composers and artists who are from or live in the United States. “This is such a prestigious award, one that […]

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