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"Engineering futures are always bright:" The Houston Chronicle Reports on the Cullen College
It is no secret that an engineering degree is worth quite a bit of money these days. According to data from the 2013 report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, seven of the top 10 highest-paid college degrees…
The Cullen College of Engineering Career Fair, where many of Houston's industry leaders recruit new talent right on campus.
Top Ten Resources for Engineering Students
For new engineering students, balancing the many aspects of college life can be a challenging experience. That’s why the University of Houston offers a number of resources to help students succeed, both in and out of the…
Texas Hurricane Center Featured on Channel 13 News
Dr. C. Vipulanandan (Vipu), Director of the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology (THC-IT) and professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was featured on…
Dr. Vipu being interviewed by ABC Channel 13 News at the 5th Annual Texas Hurricane Center Conference.
Texas Hurricane Center's 2013 Conference
The Texas Hurricane Center's fifth annual hurricane conference on education and research will be held on August 2, 2013 at the University Hilton, University of Houston, Houston, Texas. It will feature keynote speakers from local…
Professors’ NSF Grant To Develop Advanced Adhesives for Composites
Wind turbines, aircraft, and automobiles could become more tough and durable thanks to research being conducted at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. All of these use composites, materials that contain two…
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New UH Center Provides Training and Support for STEM Educators
The Cullen College of Engineering is part of a new University of Houston center that focuses on best practices in the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to address the state’s need for…
Review Course for State Board Exam in Engineering Offered at UH This Fall
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON Media Contact: ahopp [at] uh.edu (Angela Hopp) 713-743-8153 HOUSTON, July 18, 2013 – Engineers who intend to take the Fundamentals of Engineering state exam in the fall to obtain professional licensure…
High School Seniors Explore Engineering at UH
Last week, the UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomed a group of high school students who spent a week exploring engineering at the STEP Forward Camp. The weeklong program, led by the Program for Mastery in Engineering…
UH NCALM Researcher Featured in "The Verge"
A team of UH Cullen College of Engineering researchers who helped uncover a lost world in the rainforests of Honduras have been covered everywhere from the Houston Chronicle to the New Yorker. Now, the Co-PI for the UH Cullen…
The Verge was founded in 2011 in partnership with Vox Media, and covers the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture.
PHOTOS: Engineering Alumni Awards Gala 2013
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional…
Video: Undergrad Life at the Cullen College of Engineering
We asked a few of our undergrads here at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to film their lives for two weeks so we can show the world an honest, first-hand account of what it is like to be an engineering student at the…
Engineering, Camp-Style
Girls in grades eight through twelve enter the UH Cullen College of Engineering on Monday morning, new to the world of algorithms, motors and microscopes. By Friday, they’ve built and programmed a robot. Girls Reaching and…
High Schoolers Get Research Experience in Faculty Lab
Though it’s not mentioned as often as teaching or research, service is an important part of the faculty job description. And despite its relatively low profile, professors take this aspect of their work seriously. Case in point:…
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Director of Engineering Career Center Featured in Houston Chronicle: Job-Landing Advice for College Students
Vita Como, director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering's career center, has devoted much of her career to passing on words of wisdom to soon-to-be college graduates on how they can land their dream jobs straight out of…
Ten State University Systems and Public Flagships, including UH System, Join Coursera to Explore MOOC-based Learning and Collaboration on Campus
Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it will be working with the University of Houston System and nine other state university systems and public university flagships to explore the…
"UH Mappers Help Find Lost World": Cullen College Professor Featured in Houston Chronicle
A team of UH Cullen College of Engineering researchers who helped uncover a lost world in the rainforests of Honduras were featured in the Houston Chronicle today. The research team from the UH Cullen College of Engineering's…
Cullen College Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching and Research
This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding performance in teaching, research and service. Karolos Grigoriadis, Professor of…
UH EAA Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional…
Did Cullen College Researchers Help Find a Fabled Ancient City in Honduras?
A year ago, a research team from the UH Cullen College of Engineering's National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) revealed that they discovered ancient ruins hidden deep within the Honduran rainforests which may belong…
Photos: UH Cullen College of Engineering Commencement!
Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.    

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