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UH Civil Engineering Students Paint for Community Service
Four University of Houston civil engineering students recently participated in a Paint-a-Thon Community Service Project during the National Student Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). On June 22, UH…
Membrane Filters Offer Options For Cleaner Water
Membrane filter technology is helping to remove barriers to cleaner drinking water. University of Houston researchers are studying how membrane filters, such as those currently used in some home water purification systems, might…
Dr. Shankar Chellam, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
'Images': Improving Health of Houston's Residents Focus of UH Research Project
The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil & environmental engineering. Rifai discusses the health advisories,…
Cullen College Faculty Members Honored at Awards Ceremony
Three Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored Tuesday at a University of Houston luncheon where 17 UH educators and researchers received awards based on nominations from faculty, staff and alumni. William G.…
UH Engineer Receives $3.2 Million Grant to Study Dioxin Levels in Houston Ship Channel
After a promotion to associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and an appointment to editor-in-chief of the Bioremediation journal, Hanadi S. Rifai can now add another honor to her list of recent achievements.…
Hanadi Rifai, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
UH Civil Engineering Students Tour Reliant Stadium
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Jimmie Schindewolf, P.E., led a group of 22 students from the UH American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter on a tour of the new Reliant Stadium last Friday…
Civil engineering students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering tour Reliant Stadium with UH alumnus and project manager Jimmie Schindewolf, UH engineering professor Jerry Rogers and UH regent, alumnus and architect Leroy Hermes.
Chellam Claims NSF Award for Research on Water Purification Using Membranes
Dr. Shankar Chellam's dedication to solving the worldwide issue of water decontamination has been rewarded with a $375,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation. Chellam, an assistant professor in the Department of…
Dr. Shankar Chellam, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
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 Texas Council on Environmental Technology. The Council, which will assist in…
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 environmental engineering professor Deborah Roberts and researcher David Herman…
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 Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition in Houston on October 13, 2001. He will…
Dr. Jerry Rogers, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
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 Environmental Engineering effective Sept. 1. As the new chair, Vipu has outlined…
Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan
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 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 recipient received a plaque and a $5,000 check from Enron Corp. Todd A. Helwig…
Todd A. Helwig, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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