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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) scholar, an honor that reflects her hard work and involvement in the UH Cullen…
UH Engineering Staff Member David Dawlearn Clowns Around For A Cause
David Dawlearn, lab machinist in the University of Houston Department of Chemical Engineering, spends his spare time "clowning around" for local causes. Last month, Dawlearn joined ABC Channel 13 and the March of Dimes for the…
UH chemical engineering lab machinist David Dawlearn clowns around at last year's ABC13 and the March of Dimes Annual Caring Cradles.
Cullen College Faculty Members Honored at Awards Ceremony
Three Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored Tuesday at a University of Houston luncheon where 17 UH educators and researchers received awards based on nominations from faculty, staff and alumni. William G.…
Economou Receives Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award
UH Chemical Engineering Professor Demetre Economou has been selected as the 2002 recipient of the Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award "for distinguished contributions to scientific knowledge and its applications." The award, given by…
Demetre Economou, John & Rebecca Moores Professor of Chemical Engineering
Balakotaiah Named Moores Professor
Chemical Engineering Professor and University of Houston alumnus Vemuri Balakotaiah has been chosen as a John and Rebecca Moores Professor for his outstanding contributions to teaching, research and service at UH. This five-year…
Vemuri Balakotaiah, Professor of Chemical Engineering
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 and dedicated involvement in the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Shek received a…
May Shek, Senior, Chemical Engineering Major
UH Engineering Professor Selected for 2002 CACHE Award
University of Houston engineer Ernest J. Henley has been selected to receive the 2002 Computers and Chemical Engineering (CACHE) Award from the American Society for Engineering Education. The award, which includes a $1,000…
New Technology May Benefit Health Care, Bioterror Defense
Biochemist Susan Hardin and four UH colleagues (including chemical engineering professors James Briggs and Richard Willson) are developing a new technology for direct molecular sensing that could be used to gather all the genetic…
Cracking the Secrets of Oil
Industry partnerships and grants equaling $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy assist Kishore K. Mohanty, professor of chemical engineering and director of the Institute for Improved Oil Recovery, in cracking open the…
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, showing other UH students that it really does pay to support your team. Paul…
Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Alumni Honor C. V. Kirkpatrick and Recognize Classes of 1947-76 at Reunion
WHO: The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will host a reunion for chemical and petroleum engineering alumni to honor C.V. Kirkpatrick and to recognize the Classes of 1947-76. Honoring C.V. Kirkpatrick UH…
Department of Energy Selects UH for a New Project to Improve Arctic Oil Production
Under the direction of University of Houston chemical engineering professor Kishore Mohanty, the special challenges confronting oil producers working in the Arctic will be the focus of a new research project funded through the U.…
The project contact is Dr. Kishore Mohanty
New Faculty Strengthen Research at UH
Virtual teams, see-through concrete and sickle cell anemia represent just a few of the new areas of research being explored by faculty who joined UH for the 2001-02 academic year. Peter Vekilov, new associate professor of…
Engineering Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti Receives Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, assistant professor of chemical engineering, was among three University of Houston professors to receive the Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award. This award, which carries a $3,000 stipend and a…
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
UH assembling research consortium to fight pollution
A consortium of industry and university representatives is being formed in Houston to facilitate collaborative research and development of technology designed to help clean up the Bayou City's environmental problems. The group is…

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