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December 2, 2022
Being elected to Fellow status as part of the 2022 class for the American Physical Society for Jacinta C. Conrad – Frank M. Tiller Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the…
Jacinta C. Conrad, the Frank M. Tiller Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been elected to Fellow status in the American Physical Society.
November 21, 2022
If there's one thing that Cullen College of Engineering graduate Mona Setoodeh would stress to the young women entering the workforce, it would be for them to not shy away from advocating for themselves. “Know what you're worth,…
Mona Setoodeh, the president of CH-IV International, is the latest member of the Industrial Advisory Board for the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Chemistry at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering.
October 18, 2022
For Mingjian Wen, a new Assistant Professor and Presidential Frontier Faculty Fellow in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, the interplay of…
Mingjian Wen.
October 5, 2022
Aman Agrawal, a Ph.D. student in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, was among those presenting at this year's prestigious Gordon Research Conference…
Aman Agrawal, a Ph.D. student in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering, was among those presenting at this year's prestigious Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Bioinspired Materials in Switzerland, where he was elected to chair the next one, scheduled for 2024.
September 30, 2022
Megan Robertson, Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named one of the 45 Fellows of the 2022 class of the American Chemical Society. The fellows program began in…
Megan Robertson, Professor in the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named one of the 45 Fellows of the 2022 class of the American Chemical Society.
September 16, 2022
A doctoral student in the William A. Brookshire Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering has been selected for a prestigious workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.…
Garima Singh, a doctoral student in the William A. Brookshire Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected for a prestigious workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
August 31, 2022
A team from the University of Houston and the University of Michigan have received an additional grant from the National Science Foundation to further their collaborative research into improving underrepresented student…
Jerrod Henderson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is the PI for a team from the University of Houston and the University of Michigan that has received an additional grant from the National Science Foundation to further their collaborative research into improving underrepresented student engagement in STEM.
August 24, 2022
In the war against cancer, one of the most critical battles is waged on a cellular level as T cells from the immune system are altered in the lab to attack cancer cells. This form of immunotherapy, called chimeric antigen…
Navin Varadarajan, M.D. Anderson Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, studied the dynamic interactions between T cells and tumor cells to determine which patients are likely to respond to CAR T-cell therapy to treat lymphoma.
August 16, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce 12 hirings in a variety of departments and roles for the 2022-23 academic year. Unless otherwise noted, all start dates are Sept. 1. Personnel is sorted alphabetically by…
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce 12 hirings in a variety of departments and roles for the 2022-23 academic year.
August 11, 2022
Review Concludes Big Data Rocks, Pushing Formation of Crystals Forward If science and nature were to have a baby, it would surely be the zeolite. This special rock, with its porous structure that traps water inside, also traps…
Jeffrey Rimer, Abraham E. Dukler Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston, has summarized methods of making zeolites in the lab and examined how the emergence of data analytics and machine learning are aiding zeolite design.
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.

 


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