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April 6, 2017
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…
Chevron Inspires Houston-area Girls to Engineer the Future at Annual UH Event
April 5, 2017
As one of the pioneering instructors in the subsea engineering program, Phaneendra Kondapi is a familiar name at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Now Kondapi is forging new paths at the college once again, this time as the…
March 30, 2017
The Cullen College played host to the 3rd Women in Engineering spring event on March 8. The free event was funded by alumna Cynthia Oliver Coleman, P.E. (BSChE ’71). The event took place at the UH Hilton and included female…
Sponsor Cynthia Oliver Coleman (left) with winner Tam Nguyen
March 30, 2017
Ryan Poling-Skutvik, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, took first place in the graduate student poster competition at the Society of Rheology Conference in Tampa, Florida. Poling-…
Ryan Poling-Skutvik examines a nanocomposite made of polystyrene grafted to silica particles
March 30, 2017
The chances of not winning a National Science Foundation (NSF) research fellowship are much greater than walking off with the coveted award. The odds go down substantially if you’re still an undergraduate who hasn’t yet been…
Rawan Almallahi is packing for graduate school with a NSF fellowship in her bag
March 23, 2017
The 2017 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be 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…
Lifetime Achievement Award — Charles A. Beyer
March 10, 2017
Imagine an electronic “tattoo” on your skin that could continuously monitor your health, or tiny, biocompatible sensors that could treat a traumatic brain injury at the site. It may seem like science fiction, or at least a dream…
March 2, 2017
Approximately 120 Houston high school students blasted onto the UH campus to launch into engineering! The 5th annual “Launch into Engineering” is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) outreach event to attract…
Launch into Engineering is a launch into fun for high schoolers
March 2, 2017
Significant Figures: A reflection on the film ‘Hidden Figures’ by an engineering student who hides her figure I had high expectations as I walked into the theater with twenty of my fellow UH Society of Women Engineers (SWE)…
February 28, 2017
If you drive in the U.S., the chances are pretty high that you’ve driven over a structurally deficient bridge at some point or another. In fact, over two hundred million trips are taken each day across deficient bridges in…
February 24, 2017
When Jameel Jordan became a petroleum engineering student at the Cullen College he never dreamed he'd also become a mentor to third graders. “It never crossed my mind,” said Jordan. But the opportunity found him when he learned…
Cullen College student and iEducate tutor Jameel Jordan at work at Blackshear Elementary
February 24, 2017
Representatives of the University of Houston and Dalian Maritime University (DMU) in China signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further mutual goals of academic and research opportunities for students and faculty. The…
Dr. Jaime Ortiz (left) and Sun Yuqing, president of Dalian Maritime University
February 22, 2017
Last year the lives of 85 UH Engineering undergraduate students changed drastically when they received scholarships donated by the incredibly generous alumnus Dr. William A. Brookshire. On Feb. 9, these students had the…
February 21, 2017
Vivek Yadav, studying for his Ph.D. in chemical engineering at the Cullen College, earned third place for his presentation at the "Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research" session at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (…
Vivek Yadav, left, with Dr. Chris Iacovella, session co-chair
February 16, 2017
Aside from attaining knowledge itself, most students attend college to find a path forward in their lives, searching for a career that suits them. At the Engineering Career Fair, that job is made easier as company representatives…
Making connections at Engineering Career Fair
February 7, 2017
The University of Houston is one of the best universities in the world to earn an engineering degree from, according to 2017 rankings released by CEOWorld Magazine. The UH Cullen College of Engineering was ranked No. 73 in the…
February 6, 2017
Stellar academics, strong career prospects for graduates and affordability are among the reasons the University of Houston has been featured in The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools…
February 3, 2017
Undergraduate mechanical engineering students Tam Nguyen, a senior, and Serrae Reed, a junior, focus on their studies with the precision of the engineers they are becoming. Upon graduation, Nguyen has an engineering job nailed…
Serra Reed, Outstanding Junior
January 19, 2017
Stabilizing oil prices have prompted producers to return to both shale and offshore projects, but the industry still needs to cut costs. A new workforce program offered by the University of Houston Cullen College of engineering…
Photo courtesy of Optime Subsea Services
January 5, 2017
In his continued spirit of generosity, UH Engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering to create the William A. Brookshire Teaching Excellence Award Endowment. According to…
Great teachers are in line for great things, thanks to generous alumnus

 


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