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Photos: Engineering Alumni Association Hosts 2019 Annual Meeting
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual meeting on August 22nd at Saint Arnold’s Brewery. This annual event furthers the EAA’s mission of championing, supporting and uniting the Cullen College’s students, faculty…
The Engineering Alumni Association holds its annual meeting and networking event at Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston on Aug. 22, 2019.
Houston universities team up to boost minorities in academia
NSF grant to Rice, UH, Texas Southern will help future science, engineering professors   HOUSTON – (Aug. 13, 2019) – Rice University, Texas Southern University (TSU) and the University of Houston (UH) have won a multimillion-…
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UH Cullen College of Engineering Presents Inaugural Innovator Awards
Faculty, students recognized for innovation, creative entrepreneurial spirit   Innovation is the engine that drives all of humanity’s greatest achievements – from the creation of the first wheel to electricity to heart…
Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair professor of mechanical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won the 2019 Career Innovator Award
UH Cullen College of Engineering Recognized for Achievements in Diversity by ASEE
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. The college is one of 74 engineering programs around the…
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
UH PROMES Going Places, Tackling Global Challenges
Engineering Students Learn as They Travel   While many people dream of seeing the world one day, a group of UH Cullen College of Engineering students recently returned from Brazil as part of the first engineering faculty-led…
UH Cullen College of Engineering students visit Brazil as part of the PROMES learning abroad experience.
UH Cullen College of Engineering Announces 2019 EAA Gala Honorees
The 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 6. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), celebrates the professional…
William A. Brookshire, Ph.D., P.E. (BSChE ’57)† will be recognized as the Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala.
Photos: Spring 2019 UH Engineering Commencement Ceremony
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering celebrated the graduation of more than 600 engineers on Thursday, May 9 at the Fertitta Center. The proud graduates earned: 427 bachelor’s degrees, 141 master’s degrees and…
Photos: 30th Annual UH Engineering Crawfish Boil Kicks off OTC
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted its 30th annual Offshore Industry Crawfish Boil on Sunday, May 5 at Lynn Eusan Park. Thousands of alumni, faculty, students and industry leaders gathered to network and mingle as they…
Offshore Technology Conference Celebrates 50 Years
UH Cullen College of Engineering part of the conference program The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest energy expositions and the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources, is…
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest energy expositions and the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources, is this week.
Record Number of UH Engineering Students Headed to Germany for Research and Adventure
Eight University of Houston students – all from the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College – won 2019 DAAD RISE research scholarships and an opportunity to work at top German universities and research institutions…
Meet the 2019 UH DAAD-RISE scholars. They are heading to Germany for internships at research institutes this summer.
Cullen College Celebrates Excellence With Outstanding Service Awards
Engineering faculty, staff and students recognized   The UH Cullen College of Engineering celebrated excellence in the ranks at its recent faculty and staff meeting. Joseph W. Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the College…
Photos: UH Engineering hosts 30th Annual Golf Tournament
The 30th Annual UH Engineering Golf Tournament, sponsored by Flowco Production Solutions, teed off at BlackHorse Golf Club on Monday, April 22nd in Cypress, TX. This annual spring event serves as one of the primary annual…
Cullen College Names Chang Oh Turkmani as 2019 Spring Commencement Speaker
Chang Oh Turkmani, a globetrotting business woman, lawyer and a staunch supporter of education, will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s spring commencement on Thursday, May 9 at the Fertitta Center…
Chang Oh Turkmani, a globetrotting business woman, lawyer and a staunch supporter of education, will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s 2019 spring commencement
UH Chemical Engineering Chairman Wins SWCS Award for Applied Catalysis
Mike Harold, M.D. Anderson Professor and chairman of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at UH Cullen College of Engineering, recently won the 2019 Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) Award for Excellence in…
Mike Harold, M.D. Anderson Professor and chairman of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at UH Cullen College of Engineering.
Cullen College Faculty Win UH Research Awards
Ghasemi and Vekilov in the Spotlight   Two Cullen College of Engineering faculty won the University of Houston’s Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity for the 2018-19 academic year. Hadi Ghasemi…
Hadi Ghasemi, Bill D. Cook Assistant Professor of mechanical engineering, is renowned for his work involving innovative materials and icephobicity
Getting Closer: Finding Out Why the Immune System Attacks Itself
B Cells Gone Bad Could be the Culprit in Rheumatoid Arthritis   Biomolecular researcher Navin Varadarajan recently published in Arthritis & Rheumatology journal a first-of-its-kind study -  a comprehensive profile of B…
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Photos: 2019 Chevron Girls Engineering the Future at UH Cullen College
On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls attended the fourth annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,”…
University of Houston to Host Inventors Meeting
National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11   The University of Houston will host the eighth annual meeting of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Galleria…
Discoveries made by NAI fellows have generated over $1.6 trillion in revenue
UH NSBE Alumni to Share Industry Insights With Students
The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information session, titled “NSBE Guy and Girl Talk,” on Tuesday, April 9, in room 108 of…
Cullen College Student Wins Big in Scholarships and Opportunities
Student Spotlight Almost everyone has heard the advice “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” at some point in their life. But Esther Akinwande, a chemical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, took its…
Esther Akinwande, a chemical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

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