Faculty Accolades

UH Professor Publishes Seventh Engineering History Book
Jerry Rogers, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has edited his seventh book on engineering history. The book, “Environmental and Water…
UH Professor Honored for Groundbreaking Structural Research
Thomas Hsu developed the most advanced machine in the world capable of testing full-size reinforced concrete panels under earthquake-like conditions. Thomas Hsu, the John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil Engineering at the…
Civil Engineering Professor Named Lifetime Member of ASCE
Jerry Rogers, associate professor of civil engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has been named a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The organization extends life…
Symons Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Civil Engineering Professor Emeritus Recognized for Teaching and Research James Symons, Distinguished Cullen Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering with the University of Houston, has been awarded one of the most prestigious…
UH Engineering Research Claims Two TxDOT Awards for Innovation
Three University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering professors claimed top research innovation awards from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the state agency has announced. Civil and environmental engineering…
Four Cullen Faculty Members Honored at UH Faculty Awards Dinner
Four faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored last week at the university faculty awards presentation. Vemuri Balakotaiah, Karolos Grigoriadis, David Shattuck and Osman Ghazzaly were…
Vemuri Balakotaiah, Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award
UH Distinguished Professor Emeritus to Be Honored by American Academy of Environmental Engineers
University of Houston environmental engineering professor emeritus James M. Symons has been invited to Washington, D.C., to receive the 2003 Edward J. Cleary Award from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE).…
James Symons, Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering
Civil Engineering Professor Rogers Honored by ASCE
Jerry Rogers was preparing to give a presentation titled "Early Civil Engineering Education and History" at a morning session of the 150th Annual Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers when he was surprised with a…
On the Waterfront: Professor Rifai is profiled in the latest issue of Collegium Magazine
Hanadi Rifai, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, credits her love of the ocean as a deciding factor in choosing a career that has led her to head a $3.2 million study funded by the Texas Commission on…
$3.2 Million Project To Document Dioxin Levels In Houston Ship Channel
A major scientific study under way in Texas may help clarify how toxic chemicals are transported through the environment. Since last summer, University of Houston environmental engineers have been taking hundreds of water, fish…
'Images': Improving Health of Houston's Residents Focus of UH Research Project
The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil & environmental engineering. Rifai discusses the health advisories,…
'Images': Improving Health of Houston's Residents Focus of UH Research Project
The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil & environmental engineering. Rifai discusses the health advisories,…
Cullen College Faculty Members Honored at Awards Ceremony
Three Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored Tuesday at a University of Houston luncheon where 17 UH educators and researchers received awards based on nominations from faculty, staff and alumni. William G.…
UH Engineer Receives $3.2 Million Grant to Study Dioxin Levels in Houston Ship Channel
After a promotion to associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and an appointment to editor-in-chief of the Bioremediation journal, Hanadi S. Rifai can now add another honor to her list of recent achievements.…
Hanadi Rifai, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
UH Professor Installed as Vice President of National Engineering Society
University of Houston engineering professor Jerry Rogers was installed as vice president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition in Houston on October 13, 2001. He will…
Dr. Jerry Rogers, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Vipulanandan Named New Chair for the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering effective Sept. 1. As the new chair, Vipu has outlined…
Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan
C. Vipulanandan named chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
UH Cullen College of Engineering dean Raymond Flumerfelt named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new permanent chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, effective September 1.

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