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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.

University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and ComputingAward Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature...

University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
Award Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity

UH Creates Mehta Family Engineering Research Center
The Mehta family has provided support to establish the Mehta Family Engineering Research Center on the ground floor of the University of Houston’s...

The Mehta family has provided support to establish the Mehta Family Engineering Research Center on the ground floor of the University of Houston’s new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building.

Shell Oil Company Commits $3.5 Million to UH
Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million to the University of Houston in support of the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building...

Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million to the University of Houston in support of the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building and other educational initiatives.

ChBE Student Wins Overseas Poster Contest
One of the Cullen College of Engineering’s chemical and biomolecular engineering students took the college’s tradition of excellence overseas this...
Sashank Kasiraju with his winning poster

One of the Cullen College of Engineering’s chemical and biomolecular engineering students took the college’s tradition of excellence overseas this summer, winning the Best Poster Award at the International Summer School in Denmark.

Undergraduate Research Day 2014!
This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the...

This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston main campus.

Out of the 150 undergraduate researchers showcasing their posters and oral presentations, 20 will be undergraduates from the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with NIH Grant
A professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering and his collaborator in the College of Pharmacy remain players in the relentless cat-and-mouse...
Mike Nikolaou

A professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering and his collaborator in the College of Pharmacy remain players in the relentless cat-and-mouse game played between bacteria and antibiotics with a $519,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Professor and Student Commercialize Smartphone-Based Rapid Diagnostic Tests With NSF I-CORPS Award
A professor and doctoral student in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have won the...

A professor and doctoral student in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering have won the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) award.

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