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Three UH Engineers Earn Poster Awards at Southwest Catalysis Society Symposium
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted this year’s Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) Symposium on April 22, 2016. The symposium provides an...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted this year’s Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) Symposium on April 22, 2016. The symposium provides an opportunity for engineering students from across the region to present their research to an esteemed crowd of international researchers and industry professionals.

One UH Chemical Engineering Student Earns Coveted NSF Research Fellowship, Another Receives Honorable Mention
Chemical and biomolecular engineering graduate student Ricardo Sosa earned the coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) 2016 Graduate Research...

Chemical and biomolecular engineering graduate student Ricardo Sosa earned the coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship.

Cullen College Hosts 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional Conference
The University of Houston’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student chapter hosted the 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional...

The University of Houston’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student chapter hosted the 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional Conference on the UH campus from April 8-10.

Harvard-Amgen Summer Program for Biotechnology Admits UH Engineering Undergrad
This summer, a chemical and biomolecular engineering undergraduate student from the University of Houston Cullen College will attend the 2016 Harvard...

This summer, a chemical and biomolecular engineering undergraduate student from the University of Houston Cullen College will attend the 2016 Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program in Cambridge, Mass.

Doctoral Student Wins Best Presentation at Annual AIChE Meeting
Doctoral student Megan Ketchum received the Best Presentation Award of the “Chemical Engineers in Medicine” session at the 2015 American Institute of...
Megan Ketchum

Doctoral student Megan Ketchum received the Best Presentation Award of the “Chemical Engineers in Medicine” session at the 2015 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting held in Salt Lake City, UT last November.

Cullen College Names 2016 Outstanding Students
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to recognize its outstanding students of the 2015-2016 year.
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The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to recognize its outstanding students of the 2015-2016 year.

Forbes.com Features Op-Ed on China’s Coal Emissions by UH Energy Ambassador
Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by University of Houston Energy Ambassador Alex Pankiewicz. Pankiewicz, who is double majoring in...

Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by University of Houston Energy Ambassador Alex Pankiewicz. Pankiewicz, who is double majoring in chemical engineering and chemistry with a minor in energy and sustainability, is the second UH Energy Ambassor to be featured on Forbes.com this fall.

Forbes.com Features Op-Ed by UH Energy Ambassador
Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by chemical engineering undergraduate student and University of Houston Energy Ambassador Nairah...

Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by chemical engineering undergraduate student and University of Houston Energy Ambassador Nairah Hashmi.

Doctoral Student Wins Young Investigator Award at Affinity 2015
Andrew Paterson, a chemical engineering doctoral student at UH Cullen College of Engineering, won the Young Investigator Award at Affinity 2015, a...

Andrew Paterson, a chemical engineering doctoral student at UH Cullen College of Engineering, won the Young Investigator Award at Affinity 2015, a conference of the International Society for Molecular Recognition. He presented his rapid medical diagnostic research at the conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in September.

More Texas Teens Want to be Engineers When They Grow Up
A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed...

A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed as the second-most popular career choice for Texas teens -- 22 percent of students who reported their future plans indicated they were interested in healthcare professions. 

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D....

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.

Graduate Student Wins AIChE Travel Award for Biomass Research
Each year, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presents travel awards to outstanding students from across the nation to present...

Each year, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presents travel awards to outstanding students from across the nation to present their research at the annual AIChE meeting. Sashank Kasiraju, a chemical and biomolecular engineering graduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, is one of just 20 students to receive this honor from AIChE’s Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division this year.

Post-doc Earns Travel Grant for Cancer Immunotherapy Research
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC, selected Gabrielle Romain, post-doctoral research fellow in the UH Cullen College of Engineering, to...

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC, selected Gabrielle Romain, post-doctoral research fellow in the UH Cullen College of Engineering, to present her research on cancer immunotherapy at its 30th anniversary annual meeting. With an approximate $750 travel grant, she plans to attend the conference in National Harbor, Maryland, in November.

Honors College Awards Engineering Student for Outstanding Thesis
Recent University of Houston graduate Sheli Mauck’s passion for problem solving and all things STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) began...

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.

Three Doctoral Students Give Oral Presentations at Gordon Research Conferences
This summer, Cullen College of Engineering doctoral students Manjesh Kumar, Matt Oleksiak and Katy Olafson were invited to give oral presentations at...
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.

Engineering Students Now Have Seamless Transfer Option With UH
Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of...

Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.

G.R.A.D.E. Camp Redefines STEM Field Roles
Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the...

Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the United States. For more than a decade, professors at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have worked to change this longstanding tradition by hosting summer engineering camps strictly for girls.

Three Students Win Poster Awards at Southwest Catalysis Society Spring Symposium
Three Cullen College Ph.D. students received poster awards at the 2015 Southwest Catalysis Society’s spring symposium held at the University of...
Rui Li, Melanie Hazlett and Yuying Song

Three Cullen College Ph.D. students received poster awards at the 2015 Southwest Catalysis Society’s spring symposium held at the University of Houston on April 24.

Texas Center for Superconductivity Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship...

The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year, each of whom will receive a $2,500 award. The qualifications and achievements of the nominated students were exceptional, and final deciions were difficult. We are fortunate to have such a talented group of students who conduct research in TcSUH's multidisciplinary groups.

Four Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Win Kokes Travel Awards
Four graduate students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering received prestigious...

Four graduate students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering received prestigious Kokes Awards for the 24th North American Catalysis Society (NACS) meeting in Pittsburgh, Penn. from June 14-19.

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