UH Petroleum Engineering News

Krishnamoorti Honored by Houston Business Journal
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, professor of petroleum engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering as well as Chief Energy Officer at the University of Houston, has been named one of the city’s top energy professionals by the…
Krishnamoorti
Cullen College Playing Key Role in Offshore Energy Safety Institute
No one disputes that offshore energy development carries environmental risks. Through its involvement in the new Ocean Energy Safety Institute (OESI), the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will play a key role…
Engineering Students Claim Third Place in National Chem-E-Car Competition
It took more than a thousand hours and a few trips back to the drawing board, but the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s Chem-E-Car competition team’s hard work paid off earlier this month when they clinched…
Chem-E-Car Team
VIDEO: NSBE Students Hit the Pavement for the "Walk for Education"
Watch our video for the NSBE's "Walk for Education!" There’s one morning each year when the members of the UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) wake up early to pack hundreds of goody bags full of…
PHOTOS: BOS Party 2013
The Engineering BOS (Beginning of Semester) Party was held last night in front of the engineering buildings. Hundreds of students attended the event and enjoyed free food, drinks, music and games. To view photos from this year's…
Advice for Engineering Grads: Houston Chronicle Taps Into Engineering Career Center
An article published in the Nov. 3rd issue of the Houston Chronicle taps into the expertise of Engineering Career Center senior director Vita Como for advice on how engineering grads can increase their chances of employment after…
BP Grant Supports PROMES Program, STEP Forward Camp and Power Weekend
Thanks to an $85,000 grant from BP, the Cullen College’s PROMES (Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies) Program now has the much-needed support to continue its many outreach and student success activities this academic year…
ECE Professors Named Directors of Honors Engineering Program
Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Fritz Claydon has been appointed director of the Honors Engineering Program at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, with ECE associate professor Len Trombetta appointed as…
Opportunities for Engineering Entrepreneurs You Never Knew Existed
Let’s face it: Houston is an entrepreneurial town, and the University of Houston is no different. In fact, over 3,500 UH alumni own or run a business, and 63 percent of all UH alumni live and work in the city of Houston. The…
PHOTOS: Engineering Leadership Board Reception and Dinner
On Thursday, October 3, members of the Cullen College's Engineering Leadership Board gathered at the Petroleum Club of Houston for a reception and dinner. Guests attending the dinner were pleasantly surprised with a speech from…
Renu Khator
PHOTOS: Undergraduate Research Day 2013
The 9th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 10th. It showcased the achievements of 130 undergraduate researchers from the University of Houston through poster presentations. Student presenters…
Cullen College Alumnus and Advocate Appointed to UH System Board of Regents
Cullen College alumnus and advocate Durga D. Agrawal has been appointed to the University of Houston System Board of Regents by Gov. Rick Perry. Agrawal received his master's and doctorate degree in industrial engineering from…
Computer-aided Engineering for Oil and Gas Production: Professor’s Research Could Revolutionize Industry
Tools, sensors and materials are vital for efficient petroleum retrieval. Also needed are systems that help the well run smoothly from one second to the next. While the average human vastly outperforms the most powerful computers…
Videos: Why Should You Invest in a New Engineering Building for the Cullen College?
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has grown tremendously in recent years, with research expenditures and enrollment at or near all-time highs. We must keep this momentum going, but in order to do so, we must…
Video: Engineering Career Fairs Set the Cullen College Apart
Watch the video: Fall 2013 Engineering Career Fair Besides having one of the best engineering programs in the nation, there's one huge thing that sets the UH Cullen College of Engineering apart from other engineering colleges…
Yokogawa Corp. Donates $5k for Undergraduate Scholarship Support
Headquartered just 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston, Texas, Yokogawa Corporation of America has sales offices across the United States. Commitment to their customers is the number one priority, and they back it up with a…
Josh Butler and Sebastien Chambert
Engineering Students Travel to Brazil for Outreach
Members of two UH organizations brought engineering to Brazilian high school students last month as part of their global outreach efforts. “One Day in Engineering” (“Um Dia na Engenharia”) was planned by Gabriela Bernardes,…
Subsea Professor Wins SPE Teaching Excellence Award
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi is well-known at the UH Cullen College of Engineering as one of the pioneering instructors of subsea engineering. Now, he is being recognized outside of the college for his fantastic contributions as a…
Dr. Phaneendra B. Kondapi
Why You Should Join a Student Organization
Did you know that students who are active members of organizations tend to have more positive college experiences than those who aren’t? “Educational researchers tell us that students tend to do much better in college when they…
Dunbar Pens Blog Post on Changing the STEM Education Conversation
Professor Bonnie Dunbar, retired astronaut, National Academy of Engineering member and alumna of the Cullen College of Engineering, has written a guest blog post on The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas web…

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