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ChBE's Michael Economides Writes The Hill's Congress Blog: "The President's Legacy on Energy"
Professor Michael Economides in the UH Cullen College of Engineering's department of chemical and biomolecular engineering contributed an article...

Professor Michael Economides in the UH Cullen College of Engineering's department of chemical and biomolecular engineering contributed an article titled "The president's legacy on energy" to The Hill's Congress Blog, published

Photos: UH Cullen College of Engineering Commencement!
Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.    

Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.

 

 

UH Offshore Technology Conference Featured in FuelFix
Earlier this week, the University of Houston hosted a panel discussion at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which focused on our success in...

Earlier this week, the University of Houston hosted a panel discussion at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which focused on our success in working with the energy industry to establish the popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program.

Watch This Saturday's Commencement From Your Computer!
The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering...

The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering commencement will take place this Saturday, May 11th, 9:00am to 11:00am at the Hofheinz Pavilion.

Click here to watch the commencement ceremonies live from your computer!

 

UH Hosts Panel Discussion at Offshore Technology Conference
The University of Houston’s success in working with the energy industry to establish its popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program will be...

The University of Houston’s success in working with the energy industry to establish its popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program will be the focus of a panel discussion next week at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).

ConocoPhillips Donates Over $1 Million to UH
Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP...
Tedesco

Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to various engineering, science and business programs.

Engineering Takes Top Honors At Faculty Awards Ceremony
The Cullen College of Engineering shined at last night’s University of Houston Faculty Awards Banquet, with college professors taking home five...

The Cullen College of Engineering shined at last night’s University of Houston Faculty Awards Banquet, with college professors taking home five research and scholarship awards, the career teaching award and the university’s highest faculty honor, the Esther Farfel Award.

The Engineering Career Search
As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering...

As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering graduates will apply the technical skills learned in the lectures and labs of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering at their new jobs.

UH Creates New Energy & Sustainability Minor
The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local...

The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local industry and taking advantage of the university's location in the "Energy Capital of the World." Now, the University of Houston Bauer College of Business will follow suit by offering a new interdisciplinary Energy

Petroleum Engineering Program Lauded for Business/Higher-Ed Collaboration
The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been highlighted as a model...
The Business-Higher Education Forum cites the Cullen College’s undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program as a model industry/academia partnership.

The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been highlighted as a model partnership between industry and academia by the Business-Higher Education Forum.

Professor’s Crystal Formation Theories to be Tested in Space
Thanks to a recent grant from NASA, a University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering professor’s theories on crystal formation will be tested...
Vekilov

Thanks to a recent grant from NASA, a University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering professor’s theories on crystal formation will be tested onboard the International Space Station.

Paper Proposes New Methodology to Synthesize Catalysts
Zeolites play an important role in the chemical and petroleum industries. These crystalline materials are used as catalysts that set in motion and/or...
Rimer

Zeolites play an important role in the chemical and petroleum industries. These crystalline materials are used as catalysts that set in motion and/or improve chemical processes that create thousands of commercial and consumer products.

Young Chemical Reaction Engineers get Boost from NSF Grant
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant that will help dozens of young researchers from around the country attend an...
Harold

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant that will help dozens of young researchers from around the country attend an upcoming conference on chemical reaction engineering.

Video: ChBE Professor Featured on Fox Business
Michael Economides, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, was featured on Fox Business on March 6 to discuss the...

Michael Economides, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, was featured on Fox Business on March 6 to discuss the future of Venezuela and oil production. Watch the full video at: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2207372533001/.

Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti Appointed Leader of UH Energy Initiatives
University of Houston President Renu Khator has named Dow Chair Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti as a special assistant to the president/chancellor...
Krishnamoorti

University of Houston President Renu Khator has named Dow Chair Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti as a special assistant to the president/chancellor for UH Energy, a collection of the university’s preeminent energy research and education programs. Krishnamoorti will lead UH’s efforts to develop a strategic plan for UH Energy involving education and training, research and the expansion of UH’s Energy Research Park.

Faculty Member wins Second Major Cancer Research Grant Since September
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won his second major cancer research grant in four months, giving him a...
Varadarajan

A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won his second major cancer research grant in four months, giving him a total of nearly $3.4 million to help develop cutting-edge treatments for the disease.

Researchers Put Infection Mechanism to Good Use through Protein Engineering
Graduate students and faculty members with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have found a way to turn bacteria’s infection...
Journal of Biological Chemistry

Graduate students and faculty members with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have found a way to turn bacteria’s infection process into something that can actually benefit humans.

Professor Wins $2.1M R01 Award for Cancer Research
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant worth approximately $2.1 million to study the best ways to...
Varadarajan

A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant worth approximately $2.1 million to study the best ways to modify human immune cells to fight against cancer.

Catalysis Research Could Drive Down Biofuel Costs
While the benefits of biofuels are clear, the economics of their production hinder their widespread use. A professor with the University of Houston...
Grabow

While the benefits of biofuels are clear, the economics of their production hinder their widespread use. A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, however, has won a grant to conduct research that could make biofuels competitive with oil based fuels like gasoline and diesel.

Colloid Finding Could Lead to New Adhesives, Drilling Fluids
Colloid suspensions, liquids with microscopic particles dispersed throughout, play a big part in everyday life, with ink, milk, blood and paint all...
Conrad

Colloid suspensions, liquids with microscopic particles dispersed throughout, play a big part in everyday life, with ink, milk, blood and paint all falling into this category.

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