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Cullen College Alumna Scores Prestigious Chinese Government Award
Chong Dai, who earned a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a 2019 Chinese Government Award for Self-financed Students Abroad. Given by the China Scholarship Council, this…
Chong Dai (Ph.D. '18) won a 2019 Chinese Government Award for Self-financed Students Abroad.
UH Graduate Student Wins ACS Award for Environmental Chemistry
Bo Cao, a doctoral candidate in environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won a 2019 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry from the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS makes up to 20 such…
Bo Cao, a Cullen College of Engineering Ph.D. candidate, won a a 2019 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry from the ACS.
Photos: UH Engineering Welcomes Over 100 Companies to Recruit Engineering Students
On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of Houston’s leading companies at the spring 2019 Engineering Career Fair. Each year,…
Photos: 2019 Civil & Environmental Engineering Gala & Induction Ceremony
The Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental Engineers welcomed three new members at its annual induction and awards ceremony on Thursday, January 31st at the Hess Club. Hosted by the UH Department of Civil and…
 Dennis Paul, Eliza Paul, and Orval E. Rhoads Jr.
Photos: UH Engineering Celebrates More Than 400 Graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
The UH Cullen College celebrated the graduation of more than 400 engineers at the fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 13, hosted at the NRG Arena. The proud graduates included 253 bachelor's, 208 master’s and 30…
UH Cullen College Ranked Among Top Engineering Schools for Veterans
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and several of its programs are ranked among the “best of the best” institutions in the country for veterans to earn degrees by College Factual in its 2019 Best for Vets…
Cullen College of Engineering and several of its programs are ranked among the “best of the best” institutions in the country for veterans to earn degrees in the 2019 Best for Vets rankings.
Distinguished Alumnus, Bilfinger Executive to be UH Cullen College Fall 2018 Commencement Speaker
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80), is coming home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering as the featured speaker at its commencement on Dec. 13 at the NRG Arena. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical…
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80) is the fall 2018 UH Cullen College of Engineering commencement speaker.
Cullen Colleges Mourns Andy Veletsos, National Academy of Engineering Member and UH Professor
Anestis “Andy” Veletsos, a National Academy of Engineering member and an internationally renowned educator, died last week. He was a distinguished adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College…
Anestis “Andy” Veletsos, a distinguished adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
Photos: Fall 2018 Rockwell Lecture Series Kicks Off With John Crittenden
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Rockwell Lecture Series kicked off this fall with distinguished speaker John Crittenden, member of the National Academy of Engineering and director of the Brook Byers Institute for…
Bang for Your Buck: Three UH Engineering Online Master’s Programs Ranked Among Top in Nation for Return on Investment
Three online master’s programs in the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were recognized for providing high return on investment and best value in the 2019 Best Online Colleges rankings released by SR Education…
UH civil engineering program makes the 2019 Best Online Colleges list.
Building the UH Engineering Legacy at Katy: From Foundation to New Heights
Q & A With Founding Director Phaneendra Kondapi   Plans for the Cullen College of Engineering to expand into the Katy area grow more concrete each day as the construction of the University of Houston Katy Campus progresses…
Photos: Civil & Environmental Engineering Alumni Reconnect at 16th Annual Luncheon
The 16th Annual Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon welcomed more than 100 alumni, students, and faculty at Hess Club on Wednesday, October 3. The annual event – established in 2002 by the late Charles Beyer (BSCE…
Beyond Archaeology: NCALM Pursues New Technology, New Projects
Lidar Mapping Has Also Yielded Other Earth Science Discoveries   The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping is best-known for its headline-grabbing work in archeology – the 2016 discovery of previously unknown ruins of a…
Researchers with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping used the center's lidar-equipped plane to map the permafrost in Antarctica.
Renowned Engineering Faculty Join Cullen College
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year by adding seven new faculty members to its teaching and research rosters, including a member of the presigious National Academy of Engineering.…
Birol Dindoruk, Professor of Petroleum Engineering at UH Cullen College
UH Student Earns Top National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship
Research Soaring to New Heights on the Tails of NASA Satellites   Andrea Albright, a graduate student in the Cullen College of Engineering’s geosensing systems engineering and sciences program, won a 2018 National Defense…
Andrea Albright, a UH grad student, is a 2018 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellow.
UH Engineering Professor Appointed Associate Editor of Clean Water Journal
Debora Rodrigues, an associate professor in civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, recently accepted the invitation to serve as an associate editor of npj Clean Water, a new open access…
Debora Rodrigues, an associate professor in civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, is now an associate editor of npj Clean Water
Mission: Possible — Mapping Dangerous Terrain
UH Engineers Focus on Degradable Reconnaissance Vehicles and Evasive Drone Maneuvers   Ensuring military forces have up-to-date information about a potentially hostile region offers obvious advantages, but current methods for…
UH researchers are testing prototypes for the project in Brays Bayou.
Hurricane Conference Offers Updates on Hurricane Preparation
Annual Conference Highlights Regional Readiness for Future Storms Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston Friday, Aug. 3, to discuss the latest in disaster…
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UH Engineering Student Wins First Place at 2018 EMI Conference
Inspired by nature, Ph.D. candidate proposes computational framework to solve life problems   Real life problems are often complex and hard to resolve. So Mohammad Sarraf Joshaghani, a third year Ph.D. student at the Cullen…
Mohammad Joshaghani, a Ph.D. student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, wins top award with research.
Can Nanoparticles Be Used to Lower Antibiotic Resistance?
UH Engineers Are Testing a Theory with Livestock Microbiome Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most serious threats to public health, forcing the use of medications that are more toxic, more expensive and not always…
Debora Rodrigues, left, and Stacey Louie, both faculty members in the Cullen College of Engineering, are using a reactor built to simulate the intestines of a pig to study ways to combat antibiotic resistance.

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