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Four Young UH Alums Honored During EWeek
Yesterday marked the start of National Engineers Week, a time to recognize the essential roles engineers play in modern society. In cooperation with the Houston Engineers Week Committee, engineering professional organizations and…
National Engineers Week Runs February 16 to February 22.
Cullen College Hosts Second "Intellectual Property Training Series"
As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property Training Series for the second year in a row.…
Cullen College Names Outstanding Student Award Winners
The Cullen College of Engineering faculty members have made their final decisions on this year’s overall Outstanding Junior and Senior Award recipients, and the winners are Connor Fernandez, chemical engineering junior, and…
 Connor Fernandez
VIDEO: UH Engineering Students Take Ride on NASA's "Vomit Comet"
Last November, we told you about a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering students who were chosen to take a coveted ride in NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft, known as the “Vomit Comet.” The UH “Cougarnauts” team members were…
The UH Cougarnauts
VIDEO: Meet Team Primer: Cullen College Undergrads to Compete in Shell Eco-Marathon
MEET TEAM PRIMER…A group of mechanical engineering undergrads at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering who will be competing in the upcoming Shell Eco-marathon in Houston from April 25th to 27th. The 12-member…
Meet Team Primer, a group of mechanical engineering undergrads who will be competing in the next Shell Eco-marathon in Houston.
PHOTOS: Dean Tedesco Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching, Research
Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last Friday at Dean Tedesco's faculty and staff meeting when each winner was handed…
Grigoriadis Accepts Award From Dean Tedesco
RET Program Earns Spot on President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Not only is University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering home to world-class research, it’s also a recognized leader in science and engineering outreach. The latest proof: the college’s Research Experience for Teachers (…
The trophy awarded to the Cullen College for its part in earning UH a spot on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.Research Experience For Teachers program.
teachHOUSTON Students Glean Classroom Lessons at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston
You may see quite a few college students at the next Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) on February 19th and 20th, but they won’t be competing against the middle and high school students participating in the fair.…
Dire States Tour Makes Stop at UH
Civil Engineering students at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering are about to get a firsthand lesson in the grim reality of the country’s crumbling infrastructure, thanks to Dan McNichol’s “Dire States”…
Dan McNichol and the '49 Hudson
UH Professor Creates “Definitive Guide” on Nuclear Power Infrastructure
Worldwide, dozens of nuclear power plants are scheduled for construction during the next decade, while hundreds more will be reviewed and examined by regulators. Thanks to the efforts of a University of Houston Cullen College of…
Thomas Hsu
Volunteers Needed for Mars Rover Celebration
Volunteer opportunities are available for the upcoming 12th annual Mars Rover Celebration, being held January 25 at the University of Houston Hilton Conrad Hilton Ballroom. The Mars Rover Celebration invites elementary and…
UH Researchers Mapping Tahoe National Forest, Bit by Bit
Researchers with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering are creating what will likely be the most accurate and detailed map of a forested area the world has ever seen. The map of Tahoe National Forest in…
A section of Honduran rainforest mapped by NCALM researchers. The center will use the same LiDAR technology to create a much larger map of the Tahoe National Forest.
PROMES Alumna Gives Back With Scholarship
The Program for Master in Engineering Studies (PROMES) says on its website that they aim for students to “encourage each other to be leaders here at UH and in their careers beyond UH,” and PROMES alumna Nwamaka Nzeocha is a…
Nwamaka Nzeocha
Friday's commencement ceremony to be streamed live online
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and Bauer College of Business graduating students will accept their diplomas at this semester’s commencement ceremony on Friday, December 20 at 7 p.m. The ceremony will…
"Hour of Code" Initiative Hopes to Stir Excitement in STEM
December 9-15, 2013 is National Computer Science Education Week, and the non-profit organization Code.org is using the week to promote their One Hour of Code initiative. According to Code.org, the flagship week-long celebration…
December 9-15, 2013 is National Computer Science Education Week, and the non-profit organization Code.org is using the week to promote their One Hour of Code initiative.
Science and Engineering Fair of Houston Produces UH Scholar
Science fairs have come a long way from baking soda volcanoes and pet store mice in a homemade maze. What were once ill-attended exhibitions in middle school cafeterias are now grand tournaments with international circuits, and…
Manvitha Katta
Cullen College Playing Key Role in Offshore Energy Safety Institute
No one disputes that offshore energy development carries environmental risks. Through its involvement in the new Ocean Energy Safety Institute (OESI), the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will play a key role…
VIDEO: NSBE Students Hit the Pavement for the "Walk for Education"
Watch our video for the NSBE's "Walk for Education!" There’s one morning each year when the members of the UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) wake up early to pack hundreds of goody bags full of…
PHOTOS: BOS Party 2013
The Engineering BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party was held last night in front of the engineering buildings. Hundreds of students attended the event and enjoyed free food, drinks, music and games. To view photos from this year's…
Advice for Engineering Grads: Houston Chronicle Taps Into Engineering Career Center
An article published in the Nov. 3rd issue of the Houston Chronicle taps into the expertise of Engineering Career Center senior director Vita Como for advice on how engineering grads can increase their chances of employment after…

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