Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program—National Research Council

UH Professor Among Experts to Publish Review of Nonclassical Crystallization

Jeffrey Rimer among the nation’s top crystallization researchers to publish review of nonclassical crystallization in Science.

Honors College Awards ChBE Student for Outstanding Thesis

Sheli Mauck was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Senior Thesis Award by the Honors College.

Three Doctoral Students Give Oral Presentations at Gordon Research Conferences

Doctoral students Manjesh Kumar, Matt Oleksiak and Katy Olafson were invited to present at the prestigious Gordon Research Conferences.

Researchers Develop New Cell Screening Technology for Cancer Immunotherapy

Engineering Researchers created a new method for screening cells used in immunotherapy cancer treatments.

Secret Behind Gold’s Unexpected Oxidation Uncovered by Professor and Student

Lars Grabow has created the first model to explain what happens during the catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide.

UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields

The NSF grant will be used to increase the number and success of women faculty in STEM fields.

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  • Last year, a professor and student in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering published an article in Science outlining a surprising discovery about gold’s unexpected catalytic properties.

    Oct 02, 2015
  • Recent University of Houston graduate Sheli Mauck’s passion for problem solving and all things STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) began as early as elementary school. As a child, she lived near a refinery and was fascinated by the inner workings of the nearby “metal city.” As she approached college, this passion manifested in her pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

    Sep 09, 2015
  • Matt Oleksiak, Katy Olafson, and Manjesh Kumar

    This summer, Cullen College of Engineering doctoral students Manjesh Kumar, Matt Oleksiak and Katy Olafson were invited to give oral presentations at two of the prestigious Gordon Research Conferences (GRC).

    The conferences, founded in the late 1920s by Dr. Neil E. Gordon, aim to promote discussions and the exchange of ideas by focusing on new, innovative research in the fields of biological, chemical and physical sciences.

    Sep 09, 2015

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Neal R. Amundson Endowed Chair of Chemical Engineering

In honor of an engineer, an educator, a colleague and a friend, the UH Cullen College of Engineering would like to establish an endowed chair named after the late Dr. Neal R. Amundson, Cullen Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and professor of mathematics at UH. Find out more