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PHOTOS: 12th Annual Civil Engineering Luncheon
Hundreds of civil and environmental engineers gathered for lunch in Houston this month to celebrate one thing they all have in common: a civil engineering degree from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. The…
Filtration Research Ramps Up as Sources for Quality Water Worsen
Few Houstonians wake each morning concerned that the clean water that pours from their faucets could run dry, but this is a reality that could affect future generations. In fact, the United States Bureau of Reclamation, USBR, is…
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing Award Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity On November 17, the University of Houston will receive an IEEE (…
Shell Oil Company Commits $3.5 Million to UH
Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million to the University of Houston in support of the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building and other educational initiatives. The collaboration between Shell and the…
UH Creates Mehta Family Engineering Research Center
The Mehta family has provided support to establish the Mehta Family Engineering Research Center on the ground floor of the University of Houston’s new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building. The Mehta Family…
Undergraduate Research Day 2014!
This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston main campus. Out of the 150 undergraduate researchers…
Cullen College Welcomes Roberto Ballarini as Civil Engineering Department Chair
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome Roberto Ballarini as the new Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Ballarini comes to UH from the University of Minnesota, where he served as the…
Roberto Ballarini, Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields
The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and…
Craig Glennie Appointed Associate Editor of ASCE Journal of Surveying
The American Society of Civil Engineer's Journal of Surveying's newest associate editor is Craig Glennie, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the Cullen College. Glennie was appointed to the associate…
Craig Glennie
Extreme Environment Workshop for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level course which explores urgent habitation challenges which are both common and…
Texas Public Works Association Honors Cullen College Alumnus
Every year, the Texas Public Works Association honors a select few public works employees with the prestigious Top Public Works Leader of the Year Award. This year, Cullen College alumnus Doug Haude (BSCE ’02) received the award…
Doug Haude (top row, second from left) with the EAA board.
6th Annual Hurricane and Disasters Conference to be Held on August 1
In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in…
College Grieves Passing of Undergraduate Student Ridwan Ajala
Ridwan Ajala, a beloved undergraduate student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, passed away on Tuesday, June 24th. Ridwan touched many members of the Cullen College community with his incredible work ethic, infectious…
Phillips 66 Donation Strengthens Ties to University of Houston
The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated money to a variety of programs and student support services. Phillips 66, a Houston…
Civil & Environmental Engineering Researcher Wins NASA's New Investigator Award
Hyongki Lee, assistant professor in the Cullen College’s department of civil and environmental engineering, has won NASA’s New (Early Career) Investigator Award in Earth Science. Out of over 130 proposals submitted to the New…
CEE Professor Co-Chairs Membrane Society Conference
More than 400 people are registered for the 24th annual meeting of the North American Membrane Society, set for May 31-June 4 in a Houston suburb. The meeting, to be held in the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square, is hosted by the…
Shankar Chellam
PHOTOS: Academy of Distinguished Civil & Environmental Engineers Induction Ceremony
On Thursday, May 1, the UH Cullen College of Engineering's department of civil and environmental engineering inducted two new members into their prestigious Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental Engineers. Photos from…
Cullen College Faculty Awarded by University
Each spring, the University of Houston recognizes exceptional faculty member across the university at the annual UH Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year, nine Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored…
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NCALM Researcher Awarded $200K To Develop Open-Source LiDAR Software
Computers and other technologies have vastly increased our ability to collect data on just about anything you can imagine. However, one major drawback to this is our inability to keep up with the amount of data being produced by…
PHOTOS: 25th Annual Golf Tournament Tees Off
The sun broke through the morning clouds just in time for over 120 golfers to tee off at the 25th annual Cullen College of Engineering golf tournament on Monday, April 7. The golf tournament, sponsored this year by LJA…

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