Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program — National Research Council

Faculty Awards

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.

Cullen College Faculty Awarded by University
Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards...
Litvinov

Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year, nine Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored for their great strides in teaching and research excellence.

Director of Petroleum Engineering Program Wins SPE Faculty Award
Tom Holley, professor and director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program, has won the Society of Petroleum...

Tom Holley, professor and director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program, has won the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Gulf Coast Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty.

PHOTOS: Dean Tedesco Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching, Research
Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last...
Grigoriadis Accepts Award From Dean Tedesco

Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last Friday at Dean Tedesco's faculty and staff meeting when each winner was handed their certificate.

Researcher Developing Plastics from Plants through NSF CAREER Grant
A researcher with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a $500,000 grant to develop plant-based plastics and rubbers.
Robertson

A researcher with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a $500,000 grant to develop plant-based plastics and rubbers.

Krishnamoorti Honored by Houston Business Journal
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, professor of petroleum engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering as well as Chief Energy Officer at the University...
Krishnamoorti

Ramanan Krishnamoorti, professor of petroleum engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering as well as Chief Energy Officer at the University of Houston, has been named one of the city’s top energy professionals by the Houston Business Journal.

New Endowed Chair Supports Disease Diagnostics
Richard Willson’s efforts to develop highly sensitive disease diagnostic systems have made him one of the most accomplished researchers at the...
Willson

Richard Willson’s efforts to develop highly sensitive disease diagnostic systems have made him one of the most accomplished researchers at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Now Willson, already John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named the first Huffington-Woestemeyer Endowed Chair in Biomolecular Engineering for these efforts.

Subsea Professor Wins SPE Teaching Excellence Award
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi is well-known at the UH Cullen College of Engineering as one of the pioneering instructors of subsea engineering. Now, he is...
Dr. Phaneendra B. Kondapi

Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi is well-known at the UH Cullen College of Engineering as one of the pioneering instructors of subsea engineering. Now, he is being recognized outside of the college for his fantastic contributions as a subsea engineering instructor.

PHOTOS: Engineering Alumni Awards Gala 2013
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event,...

The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty.

Cullen College Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching and Research
This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding...

This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding performance in teaching, research and service.

UH EAA Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual...

The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. 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:

Harold Wins UH’s Highest Faculty Honor
We can all breathe a little easier with Mike Harold around.
Harold

We can all breathe a little easier with Mike Harold around.

Professor Wins MRA Young Investigator Award to Study Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatment
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to help develop one of...
Varadarajan

A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to help develop one of the most promising therapies for patients with the disease.

Luss, Baugh Named NAI Charter Fellows
Two faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored recently as members of the inaugural class of charter...
Luss and Baugh

Two faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored recently as members of the inaugural class of charter fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

With Another Win, Cullen College Goes Six for Six in 2012 CAREER Awards
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has put up a perfect record in the 2012 CAREER Award grant competition, with all six of its...
Rimer

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has put up a perfect record in the 2012 CAREER Award grant competition, with all six of its applicants receiving the honor.

NAE Member Lee Honored by Petroleum Association
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by an international petroleum engineering association for...
Lee

A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by an international petroleum engineering association for his service to the group and to the industry as a whole.

ChBE Machinist Wins UH Staff Excellence Award
John Costales, lab supervisor machinist in the University of Houston Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was honored last month as a...
Costales

John Costales, lab supervisor machinist in the University of Houston Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was honored last month as a recipient of the university’s Staff Excellence Award.

Junior Faculty Make Strong Showing in State-Run Grant Program
The state of Texas received more than 270 proposals for its Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program. In the end, only 12 grants were awarded,...
Rimer

The state of Texas received more than 270 proposals for its Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program. In the end, only 12 grants were awarded, two of which went to researchers with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

NSF Awards CAREER Grants to Two More UH Engineering Professors
Two more junior faculty members at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering have received National Science Foundation (NSF)...
Conrad

Two more junior faculty members at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering have received National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards.

Biofilm Prevention at Heart of Latest CAREER Award
The UH Cullen College of Engineering has won its fifth National Science Foundation CAREER Award of 2012. Assistant Professor of Chemical and...
Conrad

The UH Cullen College of Engineering has won its fifth National Science Foundation CAREER Award of 2012. Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Jacinta Conrad received the five-year, $400,000 grant to develop surfaces that limit bacterial motility, or movement.

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