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UH Engineering Announces Speakers for 2017-18 Rockwell Lecture Series
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has announced its distinguished speakers for the 2017-2018 Rockwell Lecture Series, which brings world-renowned engineers and scientists to the UH campus each year to…
The Research Experience For Undergrads Inspires Students
For ten weeks during the summer, 12 undergraduate students from across the country are getting the chance of a lifetime on the UH campus, becoming engineering researchers in the Cullen College’s Research Experience for…
REU student Kimi Bourland (center) with Haleh Ardebili (left) and Student Mentor Mengying Yuan (right)
Work With Catalysts Changes Grad Students Into Award Winners
Three Cullen College chemical engineering Ph.D. students have returned from Denver, Co. where they were special guests at the 25th North American Meeting (NAM25) of the North American Catalysis Society. Sashank Kasiraju, who…
Wendy Lang, Sashank Kasiraju and Wei Qin in the lab where award-winning work takes place
College Holds Memorial for Dedicated Alumnus and Supporter William A. Brookshire
More than 500 guests honored the memory and legacy of dedicated UH alumnus and long-time supporter William A. Brookshire at a memorial service held in his honor this summer. The Brookshire Memorial Service was held at the UH…
UH Engineering Signs Articulation Agreement With Delhi Technological University
In a continued effort to promote international collaboration in engineering research and academics, the UH Cullen College of Engineering has entered into an articulation agreement with Delhi Technological University in New Delhi…
Groundbreaking Malaria Study by UH Engineers Opens the Door to New, More Effective Drug Therapies
In 2015 the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to Chinese scientist Youyou Tu for her discovery of a novel malaria treatment rooted in traditional Chinese medicine. Tu isolated the drug artemisinin from an herb used to…
Christine Ehlig-Economides Chairs TAMEST Shale Task Force on Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Development in Texas
The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) released findings Monday from its Shale Task Force, chaired by UH petroleum engineering professor and National Academy of Engineering member Christine Ehlig-…
UH Engineer to Host Conference on Hurricane and Disaster Preparation and Recovery
The Gulf Coast has been spared a major hurricane in the past few years, but as most Houstonians know all-too-well, the wrath of Mother Nature is never far away. That’s why Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, director of the Texas…
Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina, Courtesy of NASA
Two Prestigious Catalysis Journals Elect Lars Grabow as Advisory Board Member
In the field of catalysis, which uses one material to initiate or speed up a chemical reaction, there are few researchers in the world as well-known or respected as Lars Grabow. Case in point: Grabow, assistant professor of…
Photos and Videos: 2017 EAA Gala
The 2017 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), celebrates the professional…
2017 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala
Photos: First-Year Students Shine at First Year Experience Summit
When it comes to success in engineering studies, the data is clear: the better students do in their first-year core classes, the higher the chances that they will complete their engineering degrees. That’s why the First Year…
Engineering Cells to Make Immunotherapy More Effective
Immunotherapy, in which cells from the human immune system are unleashed to fight disease, has been the big story in cancer treatment over the past few years. When it works, it can spur long-lasting remission in patients for whom…
William A. Brookshire Leaves Legacy of Generosity and Dedication to the Cullen College
UH alumnus William A. Brookshire, Ph.D. (BSChE '57), co-founder and chairman of the board of S&B Engineers and Constructors, died on April 21, 2017. Joseph Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the Cullen College of…
30 p.m. Dr. Brookshire’s family will host a memorial on the UH campus at the Student Center, Houston Room. Friends and family are invited.
UH Honors Cullen College Professors for Excellence in Teaching and Research
Each spring the University of Houston shines a spotlight on the faculty’s best and brightest, honoring them with teaching and research awards. Read more about the Cullen College of Engineering professors who earned the…
Hanadi Rifai
Ph.D. Student Studies Solid-State Batteries With Prestigious NASA Fellowship
Karun Kumar Rao, a first-year chemical engineering doctoral student in the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been offered a place in the esteemed NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF) program for his research on…
Top, Karun Kumar Rao works at a battery panel. Below, he holds a solid non-liquid battery with advisors (from left) Yan Yao and Lars Grabow
UH Materials Research Society Student Chapter Hosts Campus Symposium
The University of Houston-Materials Research Society Chapter (UH-MRS) hosted its first student symposium in the main lobby of engineering building 1. At the symposium students presented their work to an esteemed crowd of…
Winners all around at the UH-MRS symposium!
Space-Savvy UH Students May Apply for Moscow Summer Intern Program
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…
Academia, Industry Collaborate on Solutions to Neural Disease, Injury
Neurological disorders like Parkinson’s, the aftermath of stroke, limb loss and paralysis significantly diminish the length and quality of life – affecting about one in six people worldwide. But a growing number of biomedical…
Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of electrical and computer engineering, will head the new NSF-funded BRAIN Center
Ribbon Cut on New Fluor-Sponsored Cullen College Career Closet
Just yesterday it seemed to be an empty office space you probably ignored as you walked off the elevator on the third floor of the Cullen College of Engineering Building Two. What a difference a day – and the Engineering Career…
From left, Janice Quiroz Perez, director of the Engineering Career Service Center, and Fluor rep Allison Welch check out the new closet
Chevron Inspires Houston-area Girls to Engineer the Future at Annual UH Event
A group of girls cheer ecstatically as they drop their carefully-engineered egg crate from a balcony of the UH Engineering building. It hits the ground with a thud and another cheer explodes as the girls discover their egg…

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