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UH Cullen College of Engineering Recognized for Achievements in Diversity by ASEE
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. The college is one of 74 engineering programs around the…
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
National Academy of Engineering Member and UH Professor Chosen for Highest Honor by the Society of Petroleum Engineers
SPE Recognizes Ganesh Thakur with Honorary Membership The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has chosen to honor Ganesh Thakur, distinguished professor of petroleum engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering and a…
Ganesh Thakur, distinguished professor of petroleum engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
UH PROMES Going Places, Tackling Global Challenges
Engineering Students Learn as They Travel   While many people dream of seeing the world one day, a group of UH Cullen College of Engineering students recently returned from Brazil as part of the first engineering faculty-led…
UH Cullen College of Engineering students visit Brazil as part of the PROMES learning abroad experience.
UH Cullen College of Engineering Announces 2019 EAA Gala Honorees
The 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 6. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), celebrates the professional…
William A. Brookshire, Ph.D., P.E. (BSChE ’57)† will be recognized as the Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala.
Photos: Spring 2019 UH Engineering Commencement Ceremony
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering celebrated the graduation of more than 600 engineers on Thursday, May 9 at the Fertitta Center. The proud graduates earned: 427 bachelor’s degrees, 141 master’s degrees and…
Photos: 30th Annual UH Engineering Crawfish Boil Kicks off OTC
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted its 30th annual Offshore Industry Crawfish Boil on Sunday, May 5 at Lynn Eusan Park. Thousands of alumni, faculty, students and industry leaders gathered to network and mingle as they…
Offshore Technology Conference Celebrates 50 Years
UH Cullen College of Engineering part of the conference program The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest energy expositions and the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources, is…
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the largest energy expositions and the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources, is this week.
Cullen College Celebrates Excellence With Outstanding Service Awards
Engineering faculty, staff and students recognized   The UH Cullen College of Engineering celebrated excellence in the ranks at its recent faculty and staff meeting. Joseph W. Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the College,…
Photos: UH Engineering hosts 30th Annual Golf Tournament
The 30th Annual UH Engineering Golf Tournament, sponsored by Flowco Production Solutions, teed off at BlackHorse Golf Club on Monday, April 22nd in Cypress, TX. This annual spring event serves as one of the primary annual…
Cullen College Names Chang Oh Turkmani as 2019 Spring Commencement Speaker
Chang Oh Turkmani, a globetrotting business woman, lawyer and a staunch supporter of education, will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s spring commencement on Thursday, May 9 at the Fertitta Center…
Chang Oh Turkmani, a globetrotting business woman, lawyer and a staunch supporter of education, will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s 2019 spring commencement
Photos: 2019 Chevron Girls Engineering the Future at UH Cullen College
On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls attended the fourth annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,”…
University of Houston to Host Inventors Meeting
National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11   The University of Houston will host the eighth annual meeting of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Galleria…
Discoveries made by NAI fellows have generated over $1.6 trillion in revenue
UH NSBE Alumni to Share Industry Insights With Students
The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information session, titled “NSBE Guy and Girl Talk,” on Tuesday, April 9, in room 108 of…
Girls Engineering the Future Set for Saturday at UH
The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities   About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s popular Chevron Girls Engineering the Future STEM Day on Saturday, March 30. The…
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.
Real-life Superheroes Inspire Boys to be STEM Leaders
Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures   If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the future. He’d use it to do everything right and lift his boys up as high as possible…
Joshua Becerra shares his excitement about the UH St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy.
UH Engineering Students Visit with INEOS Representatives
Learn about company, perks and hiring The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) hosted an information session with representatives of INEOS, a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil…
 Tau Beta Pi.
Chemicals Giant INEOS To Visit With UH Engineering Students
The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, the fourth largest global chemicals company, on Wednesday, February 27, in the Science and Research Building 1…
At the University of Houston, the Tau Beta Pi -Texas Epsilon Chapter (TX-E) was established in 1962.
Photos: UH Engineering Welcomes Over 100 Companies to Recruit Engineering Students
On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of Houston’s leading companies at the spring 2019 Engineering Career Fair. Each year,…
UH Petroleum Engineering Program Receives Specialty Equipment Donation
Chevron Gift to Help Research, Prepare Students for Jobs   Scientific research takes time and involves a lot of specialized equipment that come with hefty price tags. Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor of petroleum…
Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor of petroleum engineering, with two graduate students (Pushpesh Sharma in the center, Parth Jain to the left) in his Subsurface Research Lab.
Photos: UH Engineering Celebrates More Than 400 Graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
The UH Cullen College celebrated the graduation of more than 400 engineers at the fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 13, hosted at the NRG Arena. The proud graduates included 253 bachelor's, 208 master’s and 30…

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