UH Petroleum Engineering News

Distinguished Alumnus, Bilfinger Executive to be UH Cullen College Fall 2018 Commencement Speaker
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80), is coming home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering as the featured speaker at its commencement on Dec. 13 at the NRG Arena. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical…
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80) is the fall 2018 UH Cullen College of Engineering commencement speaker.
Cullen College’s Petroleum Engineering Department Celebrates Its First Doctoral Graduate
Postdoc Research Focuses on Engineering in Unconventional Reservoirs   Ali Rezaei has the honor of being the first graduate of the Cullen College of Engineering’s doctoral program in petroleum engineering. He earned his Ph.D.…
Ali Rezaei, the first UH petroleum engineering doctoral graduate, is researching engineering issues of unconventional reservoirs.
Photos: Rockwell Lecture Series Presents Big Data and Machine Learning in Reservoir Analysis
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted a Distinguished Rockwell Lecture on October 26 by Roland N. Horne, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Thomas Davies Barrow Professor of earth, energy and…
Cullen College Senior Selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under 30’ Scholar
Meet AJ, An Engineer and A Social Entrepreneur   UH petroleum engineering student Ayoola "AJ" John-Muyiwa, 22, was selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under 30 Scholar’ and attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston this fall on…
Building the UH Engineering Legacy at Katy: From Foundation to New Heights
Q & A With Founding Director Phaneendra Kondapi   Plans for the Cullen College of Engineering to expand into the Katy area grow more concrete each day as the construction of the University of Houston Katy Campus progresses…
UH Engineering Professor Chosen for Highest Honor From Society of Petroleum Engineers
SPE Recognizes Christine Ehlig-Economides With Honorary Membership   The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) bestowed its highest honor – the SPE/AIME Honorary Membership – on Christine Ehlig-Economides, Hugh Roy and Lillie…
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UH Signs MoU with Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy
Focus on joint research and competitive education for students   The University of Houston recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), declared by the Indian…
Celebrating a MoU between the University of Houston and the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy.
#CullenCollegeStories – Guadalupe “Lupita” Villanueva
Guadalupe “Lupita” Villanueva Senior, Petroleum Engineering Counselor, G.R.A.D.E. Camp “I used to work as a babysitter while in high school. When I was getting ready to go to college, one of the ladies I worked for asked me…
Lupita Villanueva, a third-year mentor at G.R.A.D.E. Camp, is a petroleum engineering major at the University of Houston.
UH Petroleum Engineering Professor Earns Legion of Honor Award
SPE Honors Dr. Ali Daneshy   Ali Daneshy, adjunct professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston and president of Daneshy Consultants International, is being honored with a 2018 Society of Petroleum Engineers…
Dr. Ali Daneshy, adjunct professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston.
UH Cullen College's 'Parameters' Magazine Wins Crystal Award from American Marketing Association
The UH Cullen College of Engineering's biannual Parameters magazine earned the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Crystal Award for best public relations/communications newsletter. Finalists in the category included UH's…
UH Cullen College's 'Parameters' Magazine Wins Crystal Award from American Marketing Association
National Organization Recognizes UH Petroleum Engineer for Innovative Contributions to Oil and Gas Industry
SPE selects Kostarelos for Distinguished Achievement Award   The Gulf Coast Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognized University Houston professor, Konstantinos Kostarelos, with the 2018 Regional…
Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor at the University of Houston, wins the 2018 Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty from SPE-GCS.
BASF Executive Heidi Alderman to be UH Cullen College 2018 Commencement Speaker
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018 commencement on Friday, May 11. Alderman - who currently serves as senior vice president…
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will serve as the spring 2018 commencement speaker for the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
UH Engineers, Chevron Introduce Houston-area Girls to STEM Fun
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston was a happening place this weekend — rockets launched into the sky with great puffs of smoke, robots performed amazing feats, and propeller-powered cars raced down…
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.
UH Engineering Rises in U.S. News Rankings
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America. The 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings place the Cullen College on the list of the Best…
Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work with prosthetics and brain-computer interfaces, with students.
Top Companies Recruit UH Engineers at Fall Career Fair
Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to work in their respective fields of study while pursuing their degrees in order to…
PHOTOS: Cullen College Celebrates Nearly 450 Graduating Students at Fall 2017 Convocation Ceremony
The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its fall convocation ceremony on Thursday, December 14, recognizing nearly 450 graduating students at the Bayou City Events Center. The ceremony featured a keynote address from UH alumna…
Nearly 450 Students Graduated at The Fall 2017 Engineering Convocation
Researchers Study Deepwater Gas Formation to Prevent Accidents
Work at UH Has Implications for Subsea Design and Operations A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working with the oil industry to develop new ways to predict when an offshore drilling rig is at risk for a…
Coping with Culture Shock: Director of Graduate Admissions Pens Article on International Student Experience
Life as a college student is fraught with challenges: keeping up with classes, making new friends, learning new fields of study and working jobs and internships. But imagine also having to learn a new language and adjust to a…
Engineering Students Sweep Graduate Research & Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day
Each year the University of Houston’s Graduate School and Office of the Provost invite all graduate students to showcase their groundbreaking research at the annual Graduate Research & Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day.…
PHOTOS: Ronald Larson Engineering Rockwell Lecture
How do you describe materials that aren’t quite liquids, gases or solids? More importantly, how do you model these materials? That’s a big question for scientists and engineers who toil in the world of complex fluids, which…
Joseph W. Tedesco, left, presents plaque to Engineering Rockwell lecturer Ronald Larson

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