Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program — National Research Council

Faculty Awards

Photos and Videos: 2017 EAA Gala
The 2017 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The annual event,...
2017 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala

The 2017 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), celebrates the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty.

UH Honors Excellence in Teaching and Four Cullen College Professors
Each spring the University of Houston shines a spotlight on the faculty’s best and brightest, honoring them with teaching and research awards. This...
Len Trombetta

Each spring the University of Houston shines a spotlight on the faculty’s best and brightest, honoring them with teaching and research awards. This year four Cullen College of Engineering professors earned the distinction.

Engineering Alumni Association Announces 2017 Gala Honorees
The 2016 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The annual...
Lifetime Achievement Award — Charles A. Beyer

The 2016 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), celebrates the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty.

Learn more about this year’s honorees below!

 

Generous Engineering Alumnus William A. Brookshire Funds $1M Scholarship for Teachers
In his continued spirit of generosity, UH Engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering to...
Great teachers are in line for great things, thanks to generous alumnus

In his continued spirit of generosity, UH Engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering to create the William A. Brookshire Teaching Excellence Award Endowment. According to the endowment agreement, the annual distributed income will honor faculty members in the Cullen College “who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to exemplifying the highest levels of teaching excellence inside the classroom.”

It’s Crystal Clear: Jeff Rimer is an Award Winner
A diamond continues to shine in the Cullen College department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Expert in the world of crystallization,...
 His work rocks

A diamond continues to shine in the Cullen College department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Expert in the world of crystallization, Jeffrey Rimer, Ernest J. and Barbara M. Henley Associate Professor, has scored another award – this time the Joe W. Hightower Award from the American Chemical Society - Greater Houston Section (ACS-GHS).

UH Chemical Engineer Harnesses High Performance Computing Power to Design Improved Zeolite Catalysts
Jeremy Palmer, assistant professor in the Cullen College’s chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was awarded the American Chemical...
 The high-performance computers that store his data

Jeremy Palmer, assistant professor in the Cullen College’s chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was awarded the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund’s Doctoral New Investigator Grant.

Chemical Engineering Professor Honored with Owens Corning Early Career Award
Jeffrey Rimer, Ernest J. and Barbara M. Henley Associate Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, received the 2016...

Jeffrey Rimer, Ernest J. and Barbara M. Henley Associate Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, received the 2016 Owens Corning Early Career Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) for his multifaceted research on crystallization.

AIChE Elects UH Engineer as Vice Chair for Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division
Lars Grabow, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, was recently elected as second vice chair for the...

Lars Grabow, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, was recently elected as second vice chair for the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) division of the Amer

Neutron Scattering Society of America Elects UH Engineer as 2016 Fellow
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, was recently...

Ramanan Krishnamoorti, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, was recently elected as a Fellow of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA). He was one of only 11 NSSA fellows elected this year. 

Professor Honored with ISMR Pierce Award in Affinity Technology
Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering
at UH Cullen College, is recipient of the 2015 Pierce...

Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering
at UH Cullen College, is recipient of the 2015 Pierce Award in Affinity Technology from the International Society of Molecular Recognition. Willson plans to travel to Puerto Vallarta this month to collect the award and present a lecture at the biennial ISMR Affinity Conference.

Cullen College Professors Earn Welch Awards to Explore Fundamental Chemical Sciences
Three UH Cullen College assistant professors of chemical and biomolecular engineering received Welch Awards in Chemistry from the Welch Foundation...

Three UH Cullen College assistant professors of chemical and biomolecular engineering received Welch Awards in Chemistry from the Welch Foundation for their contributions to fundamental chemical research that benefits humankind.

Faculty Members Honored with University-Wide Teaching Awards
Three Cullen College professors have been recognized by the University of Houston for their excellence in professorship and research as part of the...
Ashutosh Agrawal

Three Cullen College professors have been recognized by the University of Houston for their excellence in professorship and research as part of the university-wide teaching and research awards given each spring.

EAA Announces 2015 Gala Award Winners
The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event...
Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado

The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty. This year's honorees are:

Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado

Two Engineering Professors Earn NSF CAREER Awards
Two professors in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston earned Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program awards from...

Two professors in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston earned Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) this year. Each received a five-year, $500,000 grant for integration of outstanding research and educational outreach.

Prestigious Society Inducts UH Engineering Professor
Since 1955, the international society for optics and photonics, SPIE, has inducted fellows each year to recognize their significant scientific and...

Since 1955, the international society for optics and photonics, SPIE, has inducted fellows each year to recognize their significant scientific and technical contributions to optics, photonics and imaging fields as well as service to the society and to the greater scientific community.

Professor Celebrates 30th Anniversary as Member of National Academy of Engineering
Dan Luss, Cullen Professor of Engineering in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recently...

Dan Luss, Cullen Professor of Engineering in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recently celebrated his 30th anniversary as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE).  Luss was named a member of the NAE in 1984.

Two UH Scientists Named to National Academy of Inventors
Two University of Houston faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their contributions to scientific and...

Two University of Houston faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.

Chemical Engineering Chairman Elected as AIChE Fellow
Mike Harold, M.D.

Mike Harold, M.D.

Richard Willson Elected as Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering...

Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world

UH Chemical Engineering Faculty Wins Department of Energy Early Career Award
Researchers across the world are looking into various sources of sustainable feedstock for energy and chemicals production with the hope that these...
Lars Grabow

Researchers across the world are looking into various sources of sustainable feedstock for energy and chemicals production with the hope that these cleaner sources will dramatically reduce our need for petroleum-based feedstock and lower our carbon footprint in the future.  One such renewable energy source is biomass derived from naturally-occurring raw materials such as wood and agricultural waste, which can be converted to biofuels and biochemicals.

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