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VIDEO: NSBE Students Hit the Pavement for the "Walk for Education"
Watch our video for the NSBE's "Walk for Education!"

Watch our video for the NSBE's "Walk for Education!"

PHOTOS: BOS Party 2013
The Engineering BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party was held last night in front of the engineering buildings. Hundreds of students attended the event...

The Engineering BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party was held last night in front of the engineering buildings. Hundreds of students attended the event and enjoyed free food, drinks, music and games.

To view photos from this year's BOS Party, visit the Cullen College's Flickr page.

 

PHOTOS: Undergraduate Research Day 2013
The 9th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 10th. It showcased the achievements of 130 undergraduate researchers from...

The 9th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 10th. It showcased the achievements of 130 undergraduate researchers from the University of Houston through poster presentations. Student presenters included undergraduates from a total of 11 colleges at the University.

Engineering Students Travel to Brazil for Outreach
Members of two UH organizations brought engineering to Brazilian high school students last month as part of their global outreach efforts.

Members of two UH organizations brought engineering to Brazilian high school students last month as part of their global outreach efforts.

Why You Should Join a Student Organization
Did you know that students who are active members of organizations tend to have more positive college experiences than those who aren’t?

Did you know that students who are active members of organizations tend to have more positive college experiences than those who aren’t?

ChBE Grad Student Wins AIChE Travel Award
Manjesh Kumar, a Ph.D. candidate in the UH Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected by the Catalysis and Reaction...

Manjesh Kumar, a Ph.D. candidate in the UH Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected by the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering (CRE) Division Travel Awards Committee to receive a travel award to attend the upcoming American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in San Francisco from November 3 – 8.

High School Seniors Explore Engineering at UH
Last week, the UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomed a group of high school students who spent a week exploring engineering at the STEP Forward...

Last week, the UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomed a group of high school students who spent a week exploring engineering at the STEP Forward Camp.

Video: Undergrad Life at the Cullen College of Engineering
We asked a few of our undergrads here at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to film their lives for two weeks so we can show the world an honest...

We asked a few of our undergrads here at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to film their lives for two weeks so we can show the world an honest, first-hand account of what it is like to be an engineering student at the University of Houston. Using the footage shot by three Cullen College of Engineering students, we produced a video to give our prospective students a closer look into the life of a Cullen College undergrad.

Engineering, Camp-Style
Girls in grades eight through twelve enter the UH Cullen College of Engineering on Monday morning, new to the world of algorithms, motors and...

Girls in grades eight through twelve enter the UH Cullen College of Engineering on Monday morning, new to the world of algorithms, motors and microscopes. By Friday, they’ve built and programmed a robot.

ChBE Graduate Students Selected for National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering
Indranil Mitra, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering, was selected for the Fifteenth National School on Neutron and X-ray...

Indranil Mitra, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering, was selected for the Fifteenth National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering. This two-week program is held in August at Argonne National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The curriculum includes scattering theory, seminars, and beam line demonstrations.

ChBE Graduate Students Win Presentation Awards
Two graduate students in the UH department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering won awards at the annual meeting of the southwest regional...

Two graduate students in the UH department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering won awards at the annual meeting of the southwest regional chapter of the North American Catalysis Society, held at Rice University on April 26. 

PhD Candidate Olafson Selected for Keck Predoctoral Fellowship
Katy Olafson, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering and co-advised by Drs. Peter Vekilov and Jeffrey Rimer, has been awarded a...

Katy Olafson, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering and co-advised by Drs. Peter Vekilov and Jeffrey Rimer, has been awarded a one-year predoctoral fellowship in the Gulf Coast Consortia/W.M.

ChBE Graduate Student Matthew Oleksiak Awarded Kokes Travel Award
Matthew Oleksiak, a graduate student in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering, was awarded the 2013 Richard J. Kokes Travel Award...

Matthew Oleksiak, a graduate student in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering, was awarded the 2013 Richard J. Kokes Travel Award from the North American Catalysis Society (NACS) to attend the upcoming NACS conference in Louisville, Ky.

ChBE PhD Candidate Wins Three AIChE Awards
Alexandra Lupulescu, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Houston Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected as the winner...
Alexandra Lupulescu, winner of the 2012 AIChE CRE Division Poster Competition.

Alexandra Lupulescu, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Houston Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected as the winner of the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division Poster Competition held during the 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, for her poster titled “Employing Molecular Modifiers to Tailor the Crystal Morphology of Zeolite Catalysts.”

UH Chem-E Car Team Places Fifth at National Competition
The University of Houston Chem-E Car team competed at the 2012 AIChE National Competition recently, taking fifth place, the highest that UH has...
Members of the UH Chem-E Car Team

The University of Houston Chem-E Car team competed at the 2012 AIChE National Competition recently, taking fifth place, the highest that UH has achieved at the national level.

Students representing UH were An Dinh (team lead), Edward McDowell, Joshua Dillon, Rishabh Mahajan, Sheli Wilson, Stephen Havard, and Tanya Rogers.

AIChE Student Chapter Hosts Regional Conference
Engineering students and professionals connected at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2012 Southwest Regional Conference last...
UH AIChE Planning Committee

Engineering students and professionals connected at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2012 Southwest Regional Conference last month, hosted by the UH AIChE student chapter.

Cullen College Announces 2011-2012 Outstanding Students
Two students at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have been chosen as Outstanding Senior and Junior for the 2011-2012...
Brian Clark

Two students at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have been chosen as Outstanding Senior and Junior for the 2011-2012 academic year. Senior Brian Clark and Junior Preston Broom were selected from a group of top students representing the college’s eight undergraduate programs.

Outstanding Senior: Brian Clark

UH ChBE Researcher Wins Award at Annual Meeting
Pranit Metkar, a graduate research assistant in the UH Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected as a winner at the Catalysis...
Pranit Metkar, winner of the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Poster Session held during the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting.

Pranit Metkar, a graduate research assistant in the UH Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected as a winner at the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Poster Session held during the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis for his poster entitled "Determination of Controlling Regimes for Various SCR Reactions on Zeolite Based Monolithic Catalysts."

Engineering Students Perform Interdisciplinary Research
Students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering spent their summer conducting research as part of the 2011 Summer Undergraduate...
Dustin King

Students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering spent their summer conducting research as part of the 2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. The fellowship provides funding for sophomores, juniors and seniors in any major to experience hands-on research on a full-time basis for 10 weeks.

Cullen College Places Second in Chem-E Car Competition
A team of undergraduates from the UH Cullen College of Engineering took second place at the regional Chem-E Car Competition held last month at Texas...
Some members of the Cullen College's 2011 Chem-E Car team

A team of undergraduates from the UH Cullen College of Engineering took second place at the regional Chem-E Car Competition held last month at Texas A&M University.

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