Faculty

Full-Time Faculty
Mohamed Soliman
Mohamed Soliman
Professor and Department Chair
Email: mysoliman [at] uh [dot] edu
M. Y. Soliman is Department Chair and the William C. Miller endowed chair professor. PhD from Stanford University in 1979. He is a distinguished member of SPE and a licensed professional engineer by the State of Texas. He is also a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He has authored...
Christine Ehlig-Economides
Christine Ehlig-Economides
Professor and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair; Ph.D., Stanford University.
Email: ceconomides [at] uh [dot] edu
Member of the National Academy of Engineering, recipient of SPE Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal, Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty, and Lester C. Uren, Innovative Teaching, and Formation Evaluation Awards. Co-author of Petroleum Production Systems. Member of the Board on...
Lori Hathon
Lori Hathon
Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Missouri.
Email: lahathon [at] uh [dot] edu
Hathon was senior research geologist for Shell International E & P, Inc. before she joined the UH Cullen College faculty. For more than two decades, her work has focused on routine and special core analysis, clastic petrology, reservoir quality analysis and predictive modeling, applications of...
Dimitrios G. Hatzignatiou
Professor; Ph.D., University of Tulsa
Phone: 713-743-9172
Email: dghatzig [at] Central [dot] UH [dot] EDU
Konstantinos Kostarelos
Konstantinos Kostarelos
Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Email: kkostarelos [at] uh [dot] edu
Before joining the University of Houston, Dr. Kostarelos was on the faculty at The University of Cyprus where he and his colleagues have founded the NIREAS International Water Research Center, which includes his Subsurface Research Laboratory, which resulted in an award. His research interests in...
Michael T. Myers
Michael T. Myers
Associate Professor and Ali Daneshy Endowed College Professor of Petroleum Engineering; Ph.D., University of Michigan.
Email: mtmyers [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu
Dr. Myers has twenty five years research experience in rock and fluid properties at Shell International Exploration and Production. He served as an Adjunct Faculty at UH before joining the department full time. His research areas of interest include static and dynamic properties of porous media.
Guan Qin
Guan Qin
Associate Professor and Gulf Coast Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Endowed College Professor in Petroleum Engineering; Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Email: gqin2 [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu
Ganesh Thakur
Ganesh Thakur
Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Director of UH Energy Industrial Partnerships; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Email: gcthakur [at] uh [dot] edu
Member of the National Academy of Engineering; 2012 SPE International President; Former Vice President, Global Advisor and Fellow – Chevron Energy Technology Co. (37 years in various positions); SPE Board of Director – Reservoir Characterization and Dynamics; Chief Petroleum Engineer/...
Huai D. Wang
Huai D. Wang
Instructional Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Laboratory Director; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.
Phone: 832-842-4849
Email: hdwang [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu
Wong
George K. Wong
Associate Professor; Ph.D., Stanford University
Phone: 713-743-8790
Email: gwong3 [at] uh [dot] edu
Dr. Wong was the Production Engineering Advisor and Principal Technical Expert in Sand Control and Sand Management at Shell E...