UH Petroleum Engineering News

"Engineering futures are always bright:" The Houston Chronicle Reports on the Cullen College
It is no secret that an engineering degree is worth quite a bit of money these days. According to data from the 2013 report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, seven of the top 10 highest-paid college degrees…
The Cullen College of Engineering Career Fair, where many of Houston's industry leaders recruit new talent right on campus.
Top Ten Resources for Engineering Students
For new engineering students, balancing the many aspects of college life can be a challenging experience. That’s why the University of Houston offers a number of resources to help students succeed, both in and out of the…
UH/Rice SPE Chapter Splits into Two Groups
The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is booming, with roughly 525 students set to enroll this fall – a huge increase from its inaugural class of just 15 in…
New UH Center Provides Training and Support for STEM Educators
The Cullen College of Engineering is part of a new University of Houston center that focuses on best practices in the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to address the state’s need for…
'There are no textbooks': Cullen College's Subsea Engineering Program Featured in DecomWorld
As the director of the nation's first-ever subsea engineering graduate program at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, Matthew Franchek is a key figure behind the new Global Subsea University Alliance. Franchek, a professor of…
Review Course for State Board Exam in Engineering Offered at UH This Fall
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON Media Contact: ahopp [at] uh.edu (Angela Hopp) 713-743-8153 HOUSTON, July 18, 2013 – Engineers who intend to take the Fundamentals of Engineering state exam in the fall to obtain professional licensure…
High School Seniors Explore Engineering at UH
Last week, the UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomed a group of high school students who spent a week exploring engineering at the STEP Forward Camp. The weeklong program, led by the Program for Mastery in Engineering…
PHOTOS: Engineering Alumni Awards Gala 2013
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala was held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional…
Video: Undergrad Life at the Cullen College of Engineering
We asked a few of our undergrads here at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to film their lives for two weeks so we can show the world an honest, first-hand account of what it is like to be an engineering student at the…
Engineering, Camp-Style
Girls in grades eight through twelve enter the UH Cullen College of Engineering on Monday morning, new to the world of algorithms, motors and microscopes. By Friday, they’ve built and programmed a robot. Girls Reaching and…
Lee Named Gulf Coast SPE Engineer of the Year
John Lee has one more plaque to hang on the wall. Lee, Professor and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in the college’s Petroleum Engineering Department, was already one of the most decorated faculty…
Director of Engineering Career Center Featured in Houston Chronicle: Job-Landing Advice for College Students
Vita Como, director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering's career center, has devoted much of her career to passing on words of wisdom to soon-to-be college graduates on how they can land their dream jobs straight out of…
Ten State University Systems and Public Flagships, including UH System, Join Coursera to Explore MOOC-based Learning and Collaboration on Campus
Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it will be working with the University of Houston System and nine other state university systems and public university flagships to explore the…
ChBE's Michael Economides Writes The Hill's Congress Blog: "The President's Legacy on Energy"
Professor Michael Economides in the UH Cullen College of Engineering's department of chemical and biomolecular engineering contributed an article titled "The president's legacy on energy" to The Hill's Congress Blog, published on…
Cullen College Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching and Research
This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding performance in teaching, research and service. Karolos Grigoriadis, Professor of…
UH EAA Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional…
UH Firsts: First Students Awarded B.S. Degrees in UH's Revived Petroleum Engineering Program
The first-ever class of undergraduates in the Cullen College of Engineering’s revived undergraduate petroleum engineering were awarded bachelor's degrees at the college’s commencement ceremony last Saturday. After being…
Photos: UH Cullen College of Engineering Commencement!
Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.    
UH Offshore Technology Conference Featured in FuelFix
Earlier this week, the University of Houston hosted a panel discussion at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which focused on our success in working with the energy industry to establish the popular undergraduate petroleum…
Watch This Saturday's Commencement From Your Computer!
The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering commencement will take place this Saturday, May 11th, 9:00am to 11:00am at the…

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