News

PHOTOS: 2015 Civil & Environmental Engineering Gala & Induction Ceremony
The Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental Engineers (Academy) held its annual Gala and Induction Ceremony on September 10th at the Hess Club. The Academy is dedicated to recognizing outstanding alumni who bring honor…
Cullen College Welcomes Nine Engineering Professors
A combination of nine university professors and industry professionals is joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of Houston this semester. The majority are biomedical engineers with expertise ranging…
UH Engineer Hosts Conference on Hurricane Preparation and Recovery
The UH Cullen College of Engineering will hold its annual hurricane conference Friday, Aug. 7, focused on helping coastal communities prepare for, and recover from, a major storm. The Texas Gulf Coast has been spared a major hit…
'Smart' Cement Could Talk to Engineers About Well Conditions
With the rattle and hum of a giant drilling bit churning through clay, a new frontier in oil and gas exploration began at the University of Houston this spring. A 40-foot well, designed to test “smart” cement developed by…
UH Research & Innovation Magazine Now Available
The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity. In this issue you will read about UH researchers’ cutting-edge approaches to…
UH Engineering Professors Offer Unique Research Experiences to Undergrads
UH Cullen College of Engineering professors are known for offering undergraduate students unique opportunities to get involved in high-level research projects. One such opportunity is available through the National Science…
Houston Matters Interviews UH Engineer Using Lasers to Discover Ancient Civilization
The National Public Radio’s Houston Matters recently interviewed the University of Houston’s Dr. Ramesh Shrestha, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering and the director of…
G.R.A.D.E. Camp Redefines STEM Field Roles
Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the United States. For more than a decade, professors at the UH Cullen College of…
Engineering Students Now Have Seamless Transfer Option With UH
Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. San Jacinto College has signed an articulation agreement with the University…
UH Engineering Student to Attend Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing
A Ph.D. student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering was one of only 65 participants selected to attend the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of…
Photo from the 2014 ATPESC
PHOTOS: 2015 Engineering Alumni Association Gala
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 11 at the Houston Petroleum Club. The event is held every year in honor of distinguished Cullen College alumni and faculty who are awarded for…
Civil Engineering Student Wins Prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship
Tropical wetlands are one of the most important sources of methane and carbon emissions, which means these land areas play a key role in climate change. Hydrology and hydrodynamics in the tropical wetlands are controlling factors…
 ESA
Texas Center for Superconductivity Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year, each of whom will receive a $2,500 award.…
Remembering Roger Eichhorn: Former Dean Passes Away at 84
Roger Eichhorn, former dean of the Cullen College, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 in Houston, Texas. He was 84 years old. Eichhorn became the dean of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering in 1982 – a…
UH Team Wins the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge
Graduate students from the University of Houston won top honors in the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge with a plan to harness geothermal energy to treat water produced during hydraulic fracturing. The competition, held Friday,…
 UH students Varun Sreenivas, Shanisha Smith, Rose Sobel, Amin Kiaghadi
College Announces New Doctoral Programs in Petroleum and Geosensing Systems Engineering
The UH Cullen College of Engineering continues its tradition of providing innovative and industry-relevant academic programs by officially announcing the approval of two new Ph.D. programs: one in geosensing systems engineering…
UH Team Takes the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge
A team of graduate students from the University of Houston will take the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge, offering a solution to a problem gaining attention in shale plays across the country. Producing oil or natural gas from…
Cullen College Professor, UH Leader Testifies Before Congress on Energy Training Program
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, acting vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, has been asked to testify before Congress about an innovative workforce training program developed…
VIDEO: Alumnus Supports College With $4.5M Charitable Gift Annuity
Over the course of his career as an engineer, Larry Snider (BSIE ’55) lived and worked all around the world. Larry and his wife, Gerri, have called many places “home,” from California and Iran, to Ohio and Pakistan. Yet no…
Larry and Gerri Snider
Smartphone-based Early Warning Systems for Earthquakes Can Save Lives: BYU Radio Interviews UH Engineer
After a powerful 7.8 earthquake shook the nation of Nepal last Saturday, many media outlets around the world are asking whether anything could have been done to save some of the nearly 4,000 lives who were lost because of the…

Pages