Faculty Accolades

Civil Professor Honored by ASCE for Lifetime Work
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Jerry Rogers will receive two honors this year from the American Society of Civil Engineers for a lifetime of work in the civil engineering profession and for his ongoing passion to raise…
Rogers
Professor Developing Patch for Repairing Cracked Steel
Mina Dawood, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering with the Cullen College of Engineering, recently received a three-year, $300,000 grant from National Science Foundation to develop a new method of repairing…
Dawood
Earthquake Research at UH Featured on Local News
Earthquake research in the Thomas Hsu Structural Laboratory was featured on KPRC Channel 2 in Houston on March 14, 2011. Drs. Y.L. Mo and Abdeldjilil "DJ" Belarbi were featured discussing current earthquake-related research at…
Vipulanandan Honored as “MVP” by Underground Construction Association
A major underground construction technology association has honored UH civil engineering professor Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan for his outstanding contributions in education and research related to underground infrastructure…
Vipu
Professor's Paper Included in Hoover Dam 75th Anniversary Symposium Proceedings
Civil engineering professionals across the nation gathered last weekend in Las Vegas, N.V. to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Hoover Dam. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) held a special…
Professor Jerry Rogers (right) with David Gilbert and Richard Wiltshire at the American Society of Civil Engineers Annual Conference and Hoover Dam 75th Anniversary Symposium. Gilbert and Wiltshire co-edited the conference proceedings with Rogers, with Wiltshire serving as lead editor.
Cullen College Adds Two More National Academy Members to Faculty
Drawing top researchers to its already outstanding faculty roster is an ongoing effort at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. These professors help grow the university’s overall research expenditures and…
Notables to Discuss Hurricane Issues at August Conference
Leading academic researchers, state and local officials will convene on the University of Houston campus next month for the second annual Hurricane Conference hosted by the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology (THC-IT…
Vipulanandan
UH Researchers Predict Probability of Hurricane Hitting Texas
Researchers at the University of Houston have developed a new model they hope will accurately predict the number of hurricanes that could strike the state during this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season. The model, which researchers…
Vipulanandan
College Adds National Center Focused on Airborne Laser Swath Mapping
The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) and the groundbreaking researcher leading it, in January, moved operations to the University of Houston. Ramesh Shrestha, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished…
Shrestha
Alumnus to Fill Chair Post in Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Abdeldjelil “DJ” Belarbi will return to his roots in December when he takes over as chair of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Belarbi—currently a…
Belarbi
Accomplishments of CE Professor Honored With International Symposium
A John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, Thomas T.C. Hsu is an internationally known researcher in the field of structural engineering. Though he has…
Hsu
Professor Travels to UK to Celebrate Civil Engineering Achievements
Jerry Rogers, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Houston, was among a select few to be present at a wreath laying ceremony this month for a famed London train and bridge engineer. The ceremony,…
Rogers
UH Researchers Part of $1.25 Million SSPEED Center Study on Ike
Hanadi Rifai hopes to leave behind some of the discomforts area residents experienced last year after Hurricane Ike should another big storm pass through Houston. A civil and environmental engineering professor at the University…
Rifai
Civil Professor Receives UH Teaching Excellence Award
Those who know Keh-Han Wang best describe this professor of civil and environmental engineering as a modest man with an immeasurable love for teaching. For nearly two decades, Wang has devoted countless hours to daily preparation…
Wang
Professor Inducted as a Distinguished Member of ASCE
Jerry R. Rogers, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, was presented with one of the American Society of Civil Engineers highest national honors at the ASCE 2008 Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. in…
Photo by Thomas Shea
Professor, Student Organization Honored at Annual ASCE Event
An associate professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering and the university’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering were both honored earlier this month at the ASCE Texas Section Fall 2008 Meeting.…
Prof. Jerry Rogers
Hurricane Center Using Ike to Research Recovery Protocols, Protection Tools
From his driver’s seat, University of Houston Professor Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan has a clear view of exactly how the city is adjusting, now two weeks after Hurricane Ike’s landfall. Through his car window, there’s nothing but a…
Vipulanandan
Professor Named Distinguished Member of National Engineering Society
Jerry R. Rogers, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is being presented with one of the American Society of Civil Engineers highest national honors. This fall, Rogers will be formally inducted as a…
Rogers
Engineering Professor Helps Launch Libya Knowledge Transfer Program
A University of Houston engineering professor is one of two individuals behind the development of curriculum for a knowledge transfer program designed to assist Libyan engineers in modernizing their country’s infrastructure.…
Rifai
UH Names New Engineering Dean
The University of Houston has named Joseph W. Tedesco the sixth dean of the Cullen College of Engineering, effective Jan. 1, 2008. “I am delighted the Cullen College will benefit from the leadership skills of Joe Tedesco,” said…
Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E.

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