UH Petroleum Engineering News

Cullen College Hosts Second "Intellectual Property Training Series"
As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property Training Series for the second year in a row.…
Petroleum Engineering Program Research Highlighted in Rigzone
The Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program is continuing to garner attention among industry publications. Rigzone, a leading online publication covering exploration and production news, recently highlighted…
John Lee
Petroleum Engineering Program Spotlighted in ICOSA Energy Magazine
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program is the focus of ICOSA Energy Magazine’s latest issue in the article “A Crucial Undergraduate Degree Returns to the University of Houston.” The magazine spoke…
Tom Holley
Cullen College Names Outstanding Student Award Winners
The Cullen College of Engineering faculty members have made their final decisions on this year’s overall Outstanding Junior and Senior Award recipients, and the winners are Connor Fernandez, chemical engineering junior, and…
 Connor Fernandez
VIDEO: UH Engineering Students Take Ride on NASA's "Vomit Comet"
Last November, we told you about a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering students who were chosen to take a coveted ride in NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft, known as the “Vomit Comet.” The UH “Cougarnauts” team members were…
The UH Cougarnauts
VIDEO: Meet Team Primer: Cullen College Undergrads to Compete in Shell Eco-Marathon
MEET TEAM PRIMER…A group of mechanical engineering undergrads at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering who will be competing in the upcoming Shell Eco-marathon in Houston from April 25th to 27th. The 12-member…
Meet Team Primer, a group of mechanical engineering undergrads who will be competing in the next Shell Eco-marathon in Houston.
PHOTOS: Dean Tedesco Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching, Research
Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last Friday at Dean Tedesco's faculty and staff meeting when each winner was handed…
Grigoriadis Accepts Award From Dean Tedesco
teachHOUSTON Students Glean Classroom Lessons at the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston
You may see quite a few college students at the next Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) on February 19th and 20th, but they won’t be competing against the middle and high school students participating in the fair.…
Research Grant Targeting “Holy Grail” of Catalysis
Lars Grabow has been given a $750,000 grant to solve a multi-billion dollar problem. Methane, the majority component of natural gas, is cheap and plentiful, thanks in large part to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Ideally, it…
Lars Grabow
SPE Publishes Fourth Petroleum Engineering Text by UH Professor
John Lee, Professor and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in the Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program, is unquestionably one of the giants of the petroleum engineering field…
John Lee Offers Opinion on Oil Boom Lifespan in FuelFix Interview
The Houston Chronicle and its FuelFix blog have once again turned to University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering faculty for expert opinions on the oil and gas industry, this time speaking with John Lee, petroleum…
John Lee
PE Professor Giving SPE Webinar on Shale Forecasting
John Lee, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, is giving a free webinar tomorrow in partnership with…
30 a.m. central time.
Volunteers Needed for Mars Rover Celebration
Volunteer opportunities are available for the upcoming 12th annual Mars Rover Celebration, being held January 25 at the University of Houston Hilton Conrad Hilton Ballroom. The Mars Rover Celebration invites elementary and…
PROMES Alumna Gives Back With Scholarship
The Program for Master in Engineering Studies (PROMES) says on its website that they aim for students to “encourage each other to be leaders here at UH and in their careers beyond UH,” and PROMES alumna Nwamaka Nzeocha is a…
Nwamaka Nzeocha
Friday's commencement ceremony to be streamed live online
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and Bauer College of Business graduating students will accept their diplomas at this semester’s commencement ceremony on Friday, December 20 at 7 p.m. The ceremony will…
Michael Nikolaou Offers Opinion on Shale Well Depletion in Houston Chronicle Article
Michael Nikolaou, professor of chemical and bimolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, offered his expert opinion on shale oil reserves in the December 15 Houston Chronicle article, “…
Memorials Scheduled For Michael Economides, World Renowned Energy Expert
Houston memorial services for Michael Economides, adjunct professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and world renowned energy expert, have been scheduled for next week. Economides died on Nov. 30 while on a flight to…
Economides
"Hour of Code" Initiative Hopes to Stir Excitement in STEM
December 9-15, 2013 is National Computer Science Education Week, and the non-profit organization Code.org is using the week to promote their One Hour of Code initiative. According to Code.org, the flagship week-long celebration…
December 9-15, 2013 is National Computer Science Education Week, and the non-profit organization Code.org is using the week to promote their One Hour of Code initiative.
VIDEO: World-Renowned Petroleum Engineering Expert, NAE Member Joins Cullen College Faculty
World-renowned petroleum engineering expert, lecturer, researcher and NAE member J. J. Azar has joined the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program as a distinguished adjunct professor. Azar is the…
UH Energy Expert Michael Economides Dies During International Flight
Michael Economides, an internationally known authority on petroleum engineering and adjunct professor at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, died Saturday on an international flight to South America.…
Economides

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