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VIDEO: Alumnus Supports College With $4.5M Charitable Gift Annuity
Over the course of his career as an engineer, Larry Snider (BSIE ’55) lived and worked all around the world. Larry and his wife, Gerri, have called...
Larry and Gerri Snider

Over the course of his career as an engineer, Larry Snider (BSIE ’55) lived and worked all around the world. Larry and his wife, Gerri, have called many places “home,” from California and Iran, to Ohio and Pakistan. Yet no matter where his career took him, Larry said there was one place he always returned to: the University of Houston.

Faculty Members Honored with University-Wide Teaching Awards
Three Cullen College professors have been recognized by the University of Houston for their excellence in professorship and research as part of the...
Ashutosh Agrawal

Three Cullen College professors have been recognized by the University of Houston for their excellence in professorship and research as part of the university-wide teaching and research awards given each spring.

Houston Chronicle: What are latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?
The Houston Chronicle recently tapped into the engineering expertise at the Cullen College, asking Engineering Career Center director Vita Como, "...

The Houston Chronicle recently tapped into the engineering expertise at the Cullen College, asking Engineering Career Center director Vita Como, "What are the latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?"

Students, Faculty Team Up to Bring New Technologies to Market
As an undergraduate, Christopher Holly and his teammates have more experience writing papers and waiting tables than wooing investors, but they...
Jeffrey Rimer, Ernest J. and Barbara M. Henley Assistant Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering

As an undergraduate, Christopher Holly and his teammates have more experience writing papers and waiting tables than wooing investors, but they caught on quickly.

UH Engineering Student Gains Front-Row Seat for Energy Policy and Politics
An internship at a chemical company assured Jami Summey-Rice that chemical engineering is a good fit for her technical skills. Now she has a chance...

An internship at a chemical company assured Jami Summey-Rice that chemical engineering is a good fit for her technical skills. Now she has a chance to test her policy chops.

Summey-Rice will spend the summer in Washington, D.C., one of 14 students nationally selected for WISE (Washington Internships for Students of Engineering).

EAA Announces 2015 Gala Award Winners
The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event...
Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado

The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty. This year's honorees are:

Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado

Ph.D. Student's Poster Receives Honors at Gordon Research Conference
Last year, a professor and student in the Cullen College’s chemical engineering department published an article in the journal Science that revealed...
Hieu Doan

Last year, a professor and student in the Cullen College’s chemical engineering department published an article in the journal Science that revealed the secrets behind gold’s unexpected oxidation activity.

Two Engineering Professors Earn NSF CAREER Awards
Two professors in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston earned Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program awards from...

Two professors in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston earned Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) this year. Each received a five-year, $500,000 grant for integration of outstanding research and educational outreach.

Moscow Summer Intern Program for UH Engineering Students
Students at the University of Houston are eligible to participate in the Moscow Summer Intern Program as part of a student initiative of the Baker...

Students at the University of Houston are eligible to participate in the Moscow Summer Intern Program as part of a student initiative of the Baker Institute Space Policy Program. The program is a wonderful opportunity for all UH students, but especially those with engineering expertise and an excitement for space exploration!

Science Engineering Fair Attracts Top Young Scientists and Engineers
More than 1,300 middle school and high school students from Houston and across Southeast Texas will be on the University of Houston campus later this...

More than 1,300 middle school and high school students from Houston and across Southeast Texas will be on the University of Houston campus later this month for one of the nation’s largest competitive science and engineering fairs.

PHOTOS: UH Hosts Robert Langer as Featured Speaker at Neal R. Amundson Lecture
Robert Langer, the Koch Institute Professor at MIT, was the featured speaker at the annual Neal R. Amundson Lecture sponsored by the UH Cullen...

Robert Langer, the Koch Institute Professor at MIT, was the featured speaker at the annual Neal R. Amundson Lecture sponsored by the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department. The event was held at the UH Hilton on Friday, Feb. 6.

Prestigious Society Inducts UH Engineering Professor
Since 1955, the international society for optics and photonics, SPIE, has inducted fellows each year to recognize their significant scientific and...

Since 1955, the international society for optics and photonics, SPIE, has inducted fellows each year to recognize their significant scientific and technical contributions to optics, photonics and imaging fields as well as service to the society and to the greater scientific community.

Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. Supports Cullen College With Scholarship Endowment
Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. (www.browngay.com), an engineering consulting firm based in Houston, established an endowed scholarship in the UH...

Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. (www.browngay.com), an engineering consulting firm based in Houston, established an endowed scholarship in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s civil and environmental engineering department. The gift totals $52,000 -- $50,000 to establish the endowment and $2,000 for use toward current scholarships for fall 2015.

UH Selected to Lead Offshore Energy Research Center
The University of Houston will lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues, including...

The University of Houston will lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues, including research and technology to improve the sustainable and safe development of energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico.

The work is intended to reduce the risk of offshore accidents, oil spills and other deepwater disasters.

AIChE Awards Best Poster to Chemical Engineering Ph.D.
Matt Oleksiak is a talented Ph.D. student in the Cullen College of Engineering’s chemical engineering department, performing highly technical...
Oleksiak with his winning poster

Matt Oleksiak is a talented Ph.D. student in the Cullen College of Engineering’s chemical engineering department, performing highly technical research on zeolite catalysis, and he’s also got another skill that’s gaining attention: explaining his research through posters.

Professor’s Improved Method for Zeolite Synthesis Makes Journal’s Cover
A professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering has discovered an improved method for synthesizing a zeolite structure that is more...

A professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering has discovered an improved method for synthesizing a zeolite structure that is more hydrothermally stable than its counterpart currently used in industrial processes.

Professor Celebrates 30th Anniversary as Member of National Academy of Engineering
Dan Luss, Cullen Professor of Engineering in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recently...

Dan Luss, Cullen Professor of Engineering in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recently celebrated his 30th anniversary as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE).  Luss was named a member of the NAE in 1984.

Two UH Scientists Named to National Academy of Inventors
Two University of Houston faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their contributions to scientific and...

Two University of Houston faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their contributions to scientific and technological innovation.

Professor and Post-doc Publish Paper on Novel Leukemia Treatment
Almost 19,000 new cases of acute myeloid leukemia and 10,500 deaths from the blood and bone marrow cancer could strike Americans this year, according...

Almost 19,000 new cases of acute myeloid leukemia and 10,500 deaths from the blood and bone marrow cancer could strike Americans this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Chemotherapy, when used as primary treatment, is successful in about 65 percent of patients with the cancer, and remission rates vary depending on patients’ individual characteristics, according to the organization.

Ph.D. Student Wins Poster Award at Gravitational and Space Research Meeting
Last week, a chemical and biomolecular engineering Ph.D. student from the Cullen College of Engineering was awarded best poster at the 2014 annual...
Vorontsova with her winning poster.

Last week, a chemical and biomolecular engineering Ph.D. student from the Cullen College of Engineering was awarded best poster at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research in Pasadena, Calif.

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