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August 4, 2022
Manipulating solid particles of a few micrometers in size using an electric field has been of great interest to physicists. These controllable particles can be assembled into dynamic chains that can effectively control the flow…
Alamgir Karim.
July 14, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that the following eight members of the faculty have been promoted for the 2022-23 academic year. All promotions take effect as of Sept. 1, 2022. This listing is alphabetical…
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that the following eight members of the faculty have been promoted for the 2022-23 academic year.
May 5, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the 2021-22 Faculty and Student Excellence Award winners. The initial announcement…
Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, presents the W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award to Jae-Hyun Ryou of Mechanical Engineering.
April 13, 2022
Four professors at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized for their exemplary work via the 2022 Faculty and Staff Awards, administered by the University of Houston's Office of the Provost. Roberto Ballarini,…
Four professors at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized for their exemplary work via the 2022 Faculty and Staff Awards, administered by the University of Houston's Office of the Provost.
April 4, 2022
The graduate level programs Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering improved the most year-to-year, according to the latest rankings edition of U.S. News…
The Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering departments have both gained more than 10 spots in the latest graduate school rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
March 2, 2022
UH Researcher Receives $2M Grant to Innovate Computer-aided Drug Discovery for Breast Cancer With a $2 million recruitment grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), a University of Houston…
Gül Zerze, assistant professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received a $2 million grant to set up a lab to innovate computer-aided drug discovery and develop drugs that will work on traditionally undruggable targets in breast cancer.
February 25, 2022
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted another successful event on Feb. 22, as the 2022 Engineers Week Awards program recognized 50 students for their accomplishments. Since 2004, the EAA and industry donors have come…
Haley Conley, posing with friends.
February 11, 2022
The research developments coming from the Single-Cell Lab of Navin Varadarajan, M.D. Anderson Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, have been recognized again with his…
Navin Varadarajan, M.D. Anderson Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected to Senior Member status of the National Academy of Inventors.
January 31, 2022
Reflecting the organization's commitment to the community, the Dow Promise Program has awarded a $10,000 grant to the University of Houston branch of the National Society of Black Engineers, to partner with the Blodgett Urban…
UH NSBE members volunteering at a previous community event at the Blodgett Urban Gardens.
January 26, 2022
A research professor at the Cullen College of Engineering has received a federal grant for about $700,000  to develop a rapid screening test for a specific form of leukemia that has severe health risks without prompt detection…
Katerina Kourentzi, Ph.D., a Research Associate Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received nearly $700,000 in federal funding to develop a rapid screening test for a specific form of leukemia.
January 6, 2022
When Le Shorn Benjamin, Ph.D. initially saw the advertisement for a postdoctoral associate role focused on Engineering Education with Jerrod Henderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of…
Le Shorn Benjamin (left) will be working with Jerrod Henderson to develop the Engineering Education program at the Cullen College of Engineering.
January 5, 2022
According to an updated paper from researchers at Stanford University, 46 past and present professors affiliated with the Cullen College of Engineering are among the Top 2 percent of cited research papers in the world. The…
More than 45 professors and researchers affiliated with the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized as among the most cited in the world.
December 2, 2021
At the first in-person, 50-in-5 celebration event, 116 faculty members were honored at the Wortham House on Monday, Nov. 29. President Renu Khator, Provost Paula Myrick Short and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai…
More than 20 Engineering faculty members were recognized for contributing to the UH 50-in-5 initiative.
November 8, 2021
Triantafillos J. (Lakis) Mountziaris, Ph.D., the William A. Brookshire Department Chair of the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in UH’s Cullen College of Engineering, is the 2021 winner of…
Triantafillos J. (Lakis) Mountziaris, Ph.D., the William A. Brookshire Department Chair of the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in UH’s Cullen College of Engineering, is the 2021 winner of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' Thomas Baron Award in Fluid-Particle Systems, sponsored by Shell.
November 3, 2021
For Annabelle Koehler, a junior student in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College, the school has provided her with…
Annabelle Koehler, a junior student in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering and the Honors College, has flourished at the University of Houston.
November 2, 2021
It is not an exaggeration to say that immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment. Nor is it boastful to say University of Houston M.D. Anderson Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Navin Varadarajan intends…
University of Houston M.D. Anderson Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Navin Varadarajan will use a $1.8 million grant to develop and validate what he calls Multiscale Intelligent Convergence (MusIC) to offer unprecedented insights into the function of immune cells.
November 2, 2021
Anil K. Bhowmick, Ph.D., a research professor at the University of Houston’s International Polymer & Soft Matter Center within the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will be the…
Anil K. Bhowmick, Ph.D., a research professor at the University of Houston’s International Polymer & Soft Matter Center within the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will be the recipient of the 2022 Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award.
October 18, 2021
A pair of student researchers in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized for their work by the Axalta Bright Futures…
Doctoral student Aman Agrawal.
October 13, 2021
Ambitious Engineering Challenge Provides Potential Pathway Toward Stable, Global Hydrogen Supply Chain HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2021 — A consortium of public, private and academic experts led by Shell International Exploration and…
The consortium logo, with all of the partners.
September 28, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that six professors have earned promotions, starting with the fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year. All listed positions are tenured, or on a tenure track. Professors…
Six professors have been promoted for the 2021-22 academic year at the Cullen College of Engineering.

 


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