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Win at Regional Chem-E Car Competition Sends UH Team to Nationals
It may not have been as sleek as other entries, but the Cougalac stole the show at the Chem-E Car Competition held at the American Institute of...
Students from the Chem-E Car Team pose with their advisor, and the Cougalac. Photo by Thomas Shea.

It may not have been as sleek as other entries, but the Cougalac stole the show at the Chem-E Car Competition held at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southwest Regional Conference March 27.

Named after its bulky, gas-guzzling relative—the Cadillac—the 26-pound car earned a team of eight chemical engineering students from the University of Houston a first place win and a ticket to the national competition in Salt Lake City, Utah this November.

UH Students Recognized at National Plastics Meeting
Two University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering graduate students were recognized for their plastics research at the 2008 Polyolenfins...

Two University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering graduate students were recognized for their plastics research at the 2008 Polyolenfins National Meeting the week of Feb. 25.

Cullen College Honors its Best and Brightest
College names Carmona and Huynh most outstanding students for 2006-2007 The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has named its...
Cullen College named Alfonso Carmona (ChE) and Phuc Huynh (ECE) as the 2006-2007 Outstanding Junior and Senior, respectively. Photo by Todd Spoth.

College names Carmona and Huynh most outstanding students for 2006-2007

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has named its Outstanding Junior and Senior students for the 2006-2007 academic year. Both students will be honored at a luncheon hosted by the Texas Society of Engineering as part of the National Engineers Week activities.

Winning Poster Showcases NOx Emissions Research
A postdoctoral research fellow with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering took first place in the poster presentation competition...

A postdoctoral research fellow with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering took first place in the poster presentation competition at the Southwest Catalysis Society’s Spring Symposium, held this spring at Rice University.

Engineering Graduate Student Takes First Place in Poster Competition
Liang Xu, a chemical engineering Ph.D. student with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, took first place in the poster...
Photo by Stephen Pinchback

Liang Xu, a chemical engineering Ph.D. student with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, took first place in the poster presentation competition at a recent materials-research symposium.

The symposium, Frontiers in Materials Research: Applications of Thermal Analysis and Rheology, was held on April 20 in Dallas. It was hosted by The Texas and Southwest Thermal Analysis and Rheology Forum.

Chemical Engineering Graduate Claims Regional SPE Dissertation Prize
Luigi Saputelli's doctoral dissertation on a proposed self-learning reservoir management system recently claimed second place in the Society of...

Luigi Saputelli's doctoral dissertation on a proposed self-learning reservoir management system recently claimed second place in the Society of Petroleum Engineers 2003 Gulf Coast Regional Paper Contest.

Junior Engineering Major Throws Five Shutout Innings to Key Win over No. 1 Rice
Brian Henderson, a junior chemical engineering major, pitched five shut-out innings and gave up only four hits to lead the Houston Cougars baseball...

Brian Henderson, a junior chemical engineering major, pitched five shut-out innings and gave up only four hits to lead the Houston Cougars baseball team past the Rice Owls, the nation's number one team, Wednesday. The performance propelled the Cougars to a 5-1 win at Cougar Field and improved the team's season record to 19-18.

Ph.D. Candidate Chose UH for Its Strong Connections with Industry
Karen Coym has a small army of gas canisters standing at attention, carefully insulated in one corner of her lab. The gases need to travel across the...

Karen Coym has a small army of gas canisters standing at attention, carefully insulated in one corner of her lab. The gases need to travel across the room and into her various workspaces -- in very precise amounts and mixtures.

UH Chemical Engineering Student Named NACME Scholar
University of Houston chemical engineering student Rosalia Wisinger has been named a National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)...

University of Houston chemical engineering student Rosalia Wisinger has been named a National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholar, an honor that reflects her hard work and involvement in the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

“I’m very honored to be a NACME scholar,” Wisinger says. “This is a goal I set and I didn’t even think I would get this far. I’m amazed that I’m here.”

Chemical Engineering Student May Shek Receives Meier Outstanding Senior Award from the UH Cullen College of Engineering
Chemical engineering student May Shek recently received the 2002 Wilbur L. and Judy L. Meier Outstanding Senior Award for her scholastic qualities...
May Shek, Senior, Chemical Engineering Major

Chemical engineering student May Shek recently received the 2002 Wilbur L. and Judy L. Meier Outstanding Senior Award for her scholastic qualities and dedicated involvement in the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Shek received a plaque honoring her accomplishments as well as a monetary award.

"The University of Houston has treated me well and I'm grateful for that," Shek said. "I would like to thank the faculty, my colleagues, and most of all my family for supporting me."

Engineering Student Wins Free Tuition
A lucky engineering student won tuition for the upcoming spring semester in a random drawing at a University of Houston football game this month,...

A lucky engineering student won tuition for the upcoming spring semester in a random drawing at a University of Houston football game this month, showing other UH students that it really does pay to support your team.

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