UH Petroleum Engineering News

UH Among Top U.S. Universities for Return on Investment and Upward Mobility
Stellar academics, strong career prospects for graduates and affordability are among the reasons the University of Houston has been featured in The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools…
Cullen College of Engineering’s 2016-2017 Outstanding Students Named
Undergraduate mechanical engineering students Tam Nguyen, a senior, and Serrae Reed, a junior, focus on their studies with the precision of the engineers they are becoming. Upon graduation, Nguyen has an engineering job nailed…
Serra Reed, Outstanding Junior
UH Engineering to Offer Data Analytics Certificate for Energy Industry
Stabilizing oil prices have prompted producers to return to both shale and offshore projects, but the industry still needs to cut costs. A new workforce program offered by the University of Houston Cullen College of engineering…
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Generous Engineering Alumnus William A. Brookshire Funds $1M Scholarship for Teachers
In his continued spirit of generosity, UH Engineering alumnus William A. Brookshire has donated $1 million to the Cullen College of Engineering to create the William A. Brookshire Teaching Excellence Award Endowment. According to…
Great teachers are in line for great things, thanks to generous alumnus
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UH is Number One in the U.S.A.
Every year, as a marketing activity, the leadership board of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at UH, recently named outstanding large chapter of the year by the national organization, brainstorms to create the next…
 (L-R) Katherine Velasco, historian; Belinda Herrera, new member rep.; Luis Espinoza, VP for external affairs; Daniel Cariel, VP for internal affairs; Maria Violeta Paez, president; Diana Enriquez, regional rep.; Samantha Bryant, secretary; Oscar Rodriguez, treasurer
University of Houston Offers Energy-Focused Engineering Courses in Katy
Beginning this fall, the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering will offer two energy-focused engineering courses at the Houston Community College (HCC) Northwest-Katy Campus, about a mile north of Interstate 10 at…
20 New Faces and Brilliant Minds Join the UH Cullen College of Engineering Faculty, Including Four National Academy of Engineering Members
The Cullen College of Engineering proudly welcomes some of the most brilliant minds in the engineering field to its faculty during the 2016 - 2017 year.   Biomedical Engineering Member of the National Academy of Engineering…
Spread out in different departments and new to the Cullen College are some of the most brilliant minds in engineering, including four members of the National Academy of Engineering
PHOTOS: H. David Hibbitt Rockwell Lecture
Computer simulation software allows engineers to predict how certain materials will perform under specific – and often extreme – conditions. For instance, major advances in aerospace and flight were made possible due to…
PHOTOS: UH Engineering Celebrates 75th Anniversary and Homecoming
Friends of the UH Cullen College of Engineering gathered for barbeque, drinks and games to celebrate the college’s 75th anniversary and gear up for the 2016 UH Football Homecoming game on Saturday, Nov. 12th outside of…
PHOTOS: Engineering Leadership Board Dinner and Meeting
Houston’s leaders in industry, academia and government who make up the UH Cullen College’s Engineering Leadership Board (ELB) gathered for the annual ELB Dinner at The Houston Club on Nov. 11. Joseph W. Tedesco, Elizabeth D.…
PHOTOS: Michael Kavanaugh Engineering Rockwell Lecture
There are a lot of decisionmaking trade-offs on the path to a sustainable future. Michael Kavanaugh, senior principal at Geosyntec Consultants Inc. and member of the National Academy of Engineering, visited the UH Cullen College…
NAE Member and Rockwell lecturer Michael Kavanaugh, left, accepts plaque from Roberto Ballarini, chair of civil engineering
Forbes.com Lauds University of Houston as Leader in Engineering Research and Education
A recent article published by Forbes.com lauds the University of Houston as an epicenter of energy and engineering education and research, calling the school “increasingly a rival to places like MIT in advancing not just cleaner…
UH Engineering and Honors Colleges Launch Stuart Long Undergraduate Research Fund
At the UH Cullen College of Engineering, undergrads are strongly encouraged to engage in hands-on, real-world research while pursuing their degrees – and there’s no shortage of cutting-edge research projects for undergraduate…
Engineering Undergrads Showcase Cutting-Edge Research at 2016 Undergraduate Research Day
More than 200 UH undergraduate students presented their research at the 2016 Undergraduate Research Day held at the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion on October 13. A total of 40 UH engineering students participated in the…
Undergrad researcher Anastasiya Kopteva shows off her innovative research to young STEM enthusiast.
VIDEO: Engineers and Engineering in the Movies
Once upon a time you got your best action and science fiction fix from the movies. “2001: A Space Odyssey” showed us how pedestrian structures on the moon might seem; Walt Disney brought us tiny robots called microbots in “…
Photos: Women in Manufacturing Events Hosted at UH Engineering
There was a time in the not-so-distant past when women in manufacturing jobs were hard to come by. It wasn’t until World War II when, faced with a depleted workforce, American women rolled up their sleeves and went to work in…
Photos: Students, Colleagues and Friends Surprise Tom Holley with Retirement Party
Students, colleagues and friends surprised Tom Holley on the evening of Aug. 29 with a retirement party to celebrate his successful leadership of the UH Petroleum Engineering Department. Students from the UH chapters of the…
UH Rated Among Best Colleges for Undergraduate Education by Princeton Review
Just as the University of Houston kicks off another fall semester with expectations of record enrollment (more than 43,700 as of Friday), the Princeton Review is highlighting why more students are choosing Houston. The education…
UH Engineering Welcomes Four New National Academy of Engineering Faculty
The UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomes four National Academy of Engineering members to its faculty roster in the 2016- 2017 academic year, bringing the total number of NAE faculty members at the college to 13. The…
New Book Offers Comprehensive Look at Fracturing Horizontal Wells
Fracturing horizontal wells has had a profound impact on the U.S. oil and gas industry over the past 25 years, allowing production from fields once considered too marginal to produce. A new book, “Fracturing Horizontal Wells,”…

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