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Engineering Professor Named to the Texas Council on Environmental Technology
Dr. Debbie Roberts, UH associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named by Governor Rick Perry to a new group called the...

Dr. Debbie Roberts, UH associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named by Governor Rick Perry to a new group called the Texas Council on Environmental Technology. The Council, which will assist in developing solutions to air, water and waste problems, includes ten individuals from the academic community.

Members, with terms of appointment in parentheses, are as follows:

UH Receives Record Research Funds in November
A record $12.3 million in research grants was received at UH in November, the largest one-month total in the institution's 75-year history. Civil and...

A record $12.3 million in research grants was received at UH in November, the largest one-month total in the institution's 75-year history. Civil and environmental engineering professor Deborah Roberts and researcher David Herman received $328,492 from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service for "Biodegradation of Synthetic Drilling Mud Base Fluids in the Gulf of Mexico Sediments."

UH Professor Installed as Vice President of National Engineering Society
University of Houston engineering professor Jerry Rogers was installed as vice president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the...
Dr. Jerry Rogers, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

University of Houston engineering professor Jerry Rogers was installed as vice president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition in Houston on October 13, 2001.

Vipulanandan Named New Chair for the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new chair for the Department of Civil and...
Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering effective Sept. 1.

C. Vipulanandan named chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
UH Cullen College of Engineering dean Raymond Flumerfelt named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new permanent chair for the...

UH Cullen College of Engineering dean Raymond Flumerfelt named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new permanent chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, effective September 1.

Engineering Professor Todd Helwig receives 2001 Enron Teaching Excellence Award
Outstanding faculty members of the University of Houston System were honored at the eighth annual Enron Teaching Excellence Awards on April 27. Each...
Todd A. Helwig, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Outstanding faculty members of the University of Houston System were honored at the eighth annual Enron Teaching Excellence Awards on April 27. Each recipient received a plaque and a $5,000 check from Enron Corp. Todd A. Helwig was one of four faculty members from UH to receive the award.

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