UH Petroleum Engineering News

Society of Petroleum Engineers Picks Three of the Best from Cullen College
Each year, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), an international society with more than 168,000 members, recognizes the best of the best in its international awards program. This year, three Cullen College faculty members…
Three outstanding UH professors win international awards
Three Renowned Energy Researchers Join University of Houston
The University of Houston has recruited three renowned researchers working in the energy field – two members of the National Academy of Engineering and one member of the National Academy of Sciences – as part of the Governor’s…
Marathon Oil Donates $35K Model Ship to the Cullen College
Marathon Oil recently gifted a model Alvheim floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ship to the petroleum engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering. Last year, the energy giant put out an open…
UH Petroleum Engineer Applies Oil Recovery Technology to Clean Up Leaked Jet Fuel Site in Denmark
With help from a UH petroleum engineering professor, a technology originally developed by the oil and gas industry to extract residual oil from reservoirs is now being applied to clean up the site of an underground fuel leak in…
 Travis Comer, Jay Ho Lee, Konstantinos Kostarelos, Sujeewa Palayangoda, Alex Lee
UH Engineering Climbs U.S. News Rankings, Earns Spot on List of Nation's Best Schools
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is well on its way to becoming a Top 50 engineering college in the nation, earning a coveted spot on the list of the Best Engineering Schools of 2017 by U.S. News and World Report. The Cullen…
UH Students Design Energy Efficient, Affordable Homes
With plans to capture the power of Houston’s sun and reuse its abundant rainfall, a group of University of Houston students has completed the first phase of an ambitious project to rethink affordable housing and energy efficiency…
Cullen College Names 2016 Outstanding Students
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to recognize its outstanding students of the 2015-2016 year. With an enrollment of more than 3,000 hard-working and dedicated undergraduate students, finding ways to shine among a…
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Forbes.com Features UH Professor’s Op-Ed on Developing Unconventional Energy Resources
Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by the Cullen College’s William C. Miller Endowed Chair Professor of Petroleum Engineering and UH Energy Fellow, Christine Ehlig-Economides. She is the third UH Energy…
Christine Ehlig-Economides
PHOTOS: Petroleum Engineering Department Reception
On Friday, December 4, the UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted a reception celebrating the newly-approved Department of the Petroleum Engineering. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and industry professionals gathered at the…
THECB Approves Petroleum Engineering Department at UH
Earlier this month, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the establishment of the Department of Petroleum Engineering within the UH Cullen College of Engineering. “Department status will enhance our national…
More Texas Teens Want to be Engineers When They Grow Up
A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed as the second-most popular career choice for Texas teens -- 22 percent of…
PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate…
UH Biomedical, Petroleum Engineering Undergrad Programs Earn Accreditation
The University of Houston’s petroleum engineering and biomedical engineering programs – the two newest for the Cullen College of Engineering – have been accredited by the Accrediting Board for Engineering Technology, or ABET,…
Petroleum Engineering Undergraduate Program Receives ABET Accreditation
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s B.S. degree program in petroleum engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university…
Cullen College Welcomes Nine Engineering Professors
A combination of nine university professors and industry professionals is joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of Houston this semester. The majority are biomedical engineers with expertise ranging…
UH Research & Innovation Magazine Now Available
The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity. In this issue you will read about UH researchers’ cutting-edge approaches to…
UH Engineering Professors Offer Unique Research Experiences to Undergrads
UH Cullen College of Engineering professors are known for offering undergraduate students unique opportunities to get involved in high-level research projects. One such opportunity is available through the National Science…
G.R.A.D.E. Camp Redefines STEM Field Roles
Engineering and computer science professions attract fewer women than other STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in the United States. For more than a decade, professors at the UH Cullen College of…
Engineering Students Now Have Seamless Transfer Option With UH
Beginning this Fall, San Jacinto College students will be eligible for a seamless transfer into the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. San Jacinto College has signed an articulation agreement with the University…
PHOTOS: 2015 Engineering Alumni Association Gala
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 11 at the Houston Petroleum Club. The event is held every year in honor of distinguished Cullen College alumni and faculty who are awarded for…

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