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Watch This Saturday's Commencement From Your Computer!
The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering commencement will take place this Saturday, May 11th, 9:00am to 11:00am at the…
UH Research Featured in The New Yorker
A feature article in the May 6 issue of The New Yorker outlines how a research collaboration based at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering found previously undiscovered ruins in the rainforests of Honduras. The…
CEE's Jerry Rogers Retires
Jerry Rogers joined the UH department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an associate professor in 1970. Since then, he has led an illustrious career in the practice and teaching of civil engineering, particularly,…
Civil and Environmental Engineering Inducts Two New Academy Members
The Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental Engineers will welcome two members next month at the third annual Induction Ceremony. C. Rick Coneway (BSCE '73, MSEE '76) and Kenneth E. Tand (BSCE ‘72, MCE ’76) will be…
The Engineering Career Search
As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering graduates will apply the technical skills learned in the lectures and labs of the…
UH Creates New Energy & Sustainability Minor
The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local industry and taking advantage of the university's location in the "Energy Capital…
UH Concrete Canoe Team Wins Third Place at Regionals
A team of University of Houston engineering students took third place at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Texas/Mexico Regional Concrete Canoe Competition. The competition gives students an opportunity to apply…
Rogers To Serve on Two Engineering History Committees
Jerry Rogers, associate professor of civil engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has been named to two national-level engineering history committees. For the American Society of Civil Engineers…
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Alumnus Bill Fendley Named Engineer of the Year
William “Bill” Fendley, one of the Cullen College of Engineering’s most successful and committed alumni, has been named the Greater Houston 2013 Engineer of the Year. Fendley received the award from the Houston Engineers Week…
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Faculty Member Wins $1M Grant to Develop Water Monitoring System
A University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering assistant professor has won a $1 million grant to develop a water monitoring system that guards against disease- and corrosion-causing bacteria in water systems in real time.…
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Civil Engineering Wins Graduate Education Grant
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant to provide up to 12 one-year full scholarships for students pursuing a Ph.D. The grant comes…
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UH Research Team Uses Airborne LiDAR to Unveil Honduran Archaeological Ruins
A field team from the University of Houston and the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) has mapped a remote region of Honduras that may contain the legendary lost city of Ciudad…
UH Research Team Uses Airborne LiDAR to Unveil Honduran Archaeological Ruins
Researchers Win $2.5 million Grant to Develop Offshore Cementing and Drilling Materials
Offshore oil production is an exercise in extremes. Widely varying temperatures, very high pressures and extremely corrosive seawater – all are challenges that producers must tackle when drilling and installing wells in ultra-…
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Alumnus Honored with Bridge Dedication
The Houston civil engineering community came together last Friday to honor the late Charles Joseph “C.J.” Tamborello (BSCE ’61) by dedicating a bridge in his memory. The pedestrian bridge at Sim’s Bayou in Houston’s FM Law…
The plaque honoring Cullen College Alumnus C.J. Tamborello at the pedestrian bridge crossing Sims Bayou in FM Law Park.
Concrete Canoe Team Places Third in Competition
The UH chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers participated in the concrete canoe competition at the 2012 Texas-Mexico Student Regional Conference in San Antonio last month, taking third place overall. The UH team’s…
UH concrete canoe team
CEE Honors Four New Academy Members
The Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental Engineers welcomed four new members at the second annual Induction and Award Ceremony this month. Hosted by the UH Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the…
John Odis Cobb, P.E., RPLS (BSCE '71, MSCE '79)
Hsu Wins American Concrete Institute’s Highest Honor
Thomas Hsu, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil Engineering with the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named an Honorary Member of the American Concrete Institute, the highest distinction given by the…
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Report Examines Cracking and Fatigue in Highway Illumination Poles
Mina Dawood, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has published a report outlining factors that contribute to cracking of high mast illumination poles during fabrication. The report also provides…
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Rodrigues Wins NSF CAREER Award
Debora Rodrigues, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has won a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). CAREER Awards are given to junior-level faculty with the goal of helping…
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Ph.D. Candidate Honored for Academic and Philanthropic Achievements
Isis Mejias has been busy lately. She received a scholarship from the Rotary Club of Humble Intercontinental, secured a $50,000 grant for Engineers Without Borders – Central Houston Professional Chapter, and became a US citizen…
Isis Mejias with Congressman Ted Poe

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