UH Petroleum Engineering News

Energy Companies are Cutting Costs, but UH Engineering Professor says Now is the Time to Spend
More than 94,700 experts from the offshore energy industry gathered at NRG Park in Houston for the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), held from May 4-7. During uncertain times within the energy industry as oil prices…
Texas Center for Superconductivity Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients
The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year, each of whom will receive a $2,500 award.…
Remembering Roger Eichhorn: Former Dean Passes Away at 84
Roger Eichhorn, former dean of the Cullen College, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 in Houston, Texas. He was 84 years old. Eichhorn became the dean of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering in 1982 – a…
College Announces New Doctoral Programs in Petroleum and Geosensing Systems Engineering
The UH Cullen College of Engineering continues its tradition of providing innovative and industry-relevant academic programs by officially announcing the approval of two new Ph.D. programs: one in geosensing systems engineering…
UH Team Wins the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge
Graduate students from the University of Houston won top honors in the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge with a plan to harness geothermal energy to treat water produced during hydraulic fracturing. The competition, held Friday,…
 UH students Varun Sreenivas, Shanisha Smith, Rose Sobel, Amin Kiaghadi
UH Team Takes the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge
A team of graduate students from the University of Houston will take the Texas Energy Innovation Challenge, offering a solution to a problem gaining attention in shale plays across the country. Producing oil or natural gas from…
Cullen College Professor, UH Leader Testifies Before Congress on Energy Training Program
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, acting vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, has been asked to testify before Congress about an innovative workforce training program developed…
VIDEO: Alumnus Supports College With $4.5M Charitable Gift Annuity
Over the course of his career as an engineer, Larry Snider (BSIE ’55) lived and worked all around the world. Larry and his wife, Gerri, have called many places “home,” from California and Iran, to Ohio and Pakistan. Yet no…
Larry and Gerri Snider
Houston Chronicle: What are latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?
The Houston Chronicle recently tapped into the engineering expertise at the Cullen College, asking Engineering Career Center director Vita Como, "What are the latest trends with demand for skilled engineers?" After two years of…
EAA Announces 2015 Gala Award Winners
The 2015 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 11, 2015. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional…
Distinguished Engineering Alumni – Kenneth “Kenny” Mercado
Moscow Summer Intern Program for UH Engineering Students
Students at the University of Houston are eligible to participate in the Moscow Summer Intern Program as part of a student initiative of the Baker Institute Space Policy Program. The program is a wonderful opportunity for all UH…
Science Engineering Fair Attracts Top Young Scientists and Engineers
More than 1,300 middle school and high school students from Houston and across Southeast Texas will be on the University of Houston campus later this month for one of the nation’s largest competitive science and engineering fairs…
UH Selected to Lead Offshore Energy Research Center
The University of Houston will lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues, including research and technology to improve the sustainable and safe development of energy…
Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. Supports Cullen College With Scholarship Endowment
Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. (www.browngay.com), an engineering consulting firm based in Houston, established an endowed scholarship in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s civil and environmental engineering department. The…
Petroleum Engineering Professor Wins SPE Innovative Teaching Award
Christine Ehlig-Economides joined the UH Cullen College of Engineering this fall as the William C. Miller Endowed Chair Professor of petroleum engineering – and her reputation as a world-renowned petroleum engineering educator…
Chronicle Article Highlights Engineering Programs as Improvements to UH
The University of Houston made the Houston Chronicle’s front page last Sunday with an article headlined “UH at ‘tipping point’ as dramatic improvements come with rising costs.’ Many of these “dramatic improvements” centered…
Engineering programs at UH help connect education with the needs of the Houston area, like oil and gas.
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing Award Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity On November 17, the University of Houston will receive an IEEE (…
Shell Oil Company Commits $3.5 Million to UH
Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million to the University of Houston in support of the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building and other educational initiatives. The collaboration between Shell and the…
UH Creates Mehta Family Engineering Research Center
The Mehta family has provided support to establish the Mehta Family Engineering Research Center on the ground floor of the University of Houston’s new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building. The Mehta Family…
Undergraduate Research Day 2014!
This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston main campus. Out of the 150 undergraduate researchers…

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