Other News of Interest

Lee Named Gulf Coast SPE Engineer of the Year
John Lee has one more plaque to hang on the wall.

John Lee has one more plaque to hang on the wall.

Director of Engineering Career Center Featured in Houston Chronicle: Job-Landing Advice for College Students
Vita Como, director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering's career center, has devoted much of her career to passing on words of wisdom to soon-to-...

Vita Como, director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering's career center, has devoted much of her career to passing on words of wisdom to soon-to-be college graduates on how they can land their dream jobs straight out of school.

Ten State University Systems and Public Flagships, including UH System, Join Coursera to Explore MOOC-based Learning and Collaboration on Campus
Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it will be working with the University of Houston System and...

Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, today announced that it will be working with the University of Houston System and nine other state university systems and public university flagships to explore the possibilities of using MOOC technology and content to improve completion, quality and access to higher education.

ChBE's Michael Economides Writes The Hill's Congress Blog: "The President's Legacy on Energy"
Professor Michael Economides in the UH Cullen College of Engineering's department of chemical and biomolecular engineering contributed an article...

Professor Michael Economides in the UH Cullen College of Engineering's department of chemical and biomolecular engineering contributed an article titled "The president's legacy on energy" to The Hill's Congress Blog, published

Cullen College Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching and Research
This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding...

This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding performance in teaching, research and service.

UH EAA Honors Distinguished Alumni, Faculty
The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual...

The 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of college alumni and faculty. This year's honorees are:

UH Firsts: First Students Awarded B.S. Degrees in UH's Revived Petroleum Engineering Program
The first-ever class of undergraduates in the Cullen College of Engineering’s revived undergraduate petroleum engineering were awarded bachelor's...

The first-ever class of undergraduates in the Cullen College of Engineering’s revived undergraduate petroleum engineering were awarded bachelor's degrees at the college’s commencement ceremony last Saturday. After being discontinued decades ago, the bachelor’s degree option in petroleum engineering was re-established in the fall of 2009 to counteract the critical shortage of talent needed to replace the industry’s aging workforce.

Photos: UH Cullen College of Engineering Commencement!
Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.    

Congratulations, Cullen College of Engineering grads!! View photos from last Saturday's commencement at our Flickr page.

 

 

UH Offshore Technology Conference Featured in FuelFix
Earlier this week, the University of Houston hosted a panel discussion at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which focused on our success in...

Earlier this week, the University of Houston hosted a panel discussion at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which focused on our success in working with the energy industry to establish the popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program.

Watch This Saturday's Commencement From Your Computer!
The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering...

The University of Houston will be live streaming this Saturday's commencement for the Cullen College of Engineering. The spring 2013 engineering commencement will take place this Saturday, May 11th, 9:00am to 11:00am at the Hofheinz Pavilion.

Click here to watch the commencement ceremonies live from your computer!

 

UH Hosts Panel Discussion at Offshore Technology Conference
The University of Houston’s success in working with the energy industry to establish its popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program will be...

The University of Houston’s success in working with the energy industry to establish its popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program will be the focus of a panel discussion next week at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).

ConocoPhillips Donates Over $1 Million to UH
Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP...
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Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to various engineering, science and business programs.

The Engineering Career Search
As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering...

As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering graduates will apply the technical skills learned in the lectures and labs of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering at their new jobs.

UH Creates New Energy & Sustainability Minor
The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local...

The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local industry and taking advantage of the university's location in the "Energy Capital of the World." Now, the University of Houston Bauer College of Business will follow suit by offering a new interdisciplinary Energy

Petroleum Engineering Program Lauded for Business/Higher-Ed Collaboration
The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been highlighted as a model...
The Business-Higher Education Forum cites the Cullen College’s undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program as a model industry/academia partnership.

The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been highlighted as a model partnership between industry and academia by the Business-Higher Education Forum.

NAE Member Lee Honored by Petroleum Association
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by an international petroleum engineering association for...
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A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by an international petroleum engineering association for his service to the group and to the industry as a whole.

ConocoPhillips Donates $1.125 Million to University of Houston Programs
ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to the University of Houston’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to a number of engineering,...

ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to the University of Houston’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to a number of engineering, science and business programs at UH. Read more...

Charles Kirkpatrick, Cullen College's Second Dean, Passes
Charles V. Kirkpatrick, who as dean from 1965-1975 led the UH Cullen College of Engineering through a period of tremendous growth, passed away in...
Charles V. Kirkpatrick

Charles V. Kirkpatrick, who as dean from 1965-1975 led the UH Cullen College of Engineering through a period of tremendous growth, passed away in December at the age of 95.

UH Engineering Students Receive Access to E-Learning Library
A Houston multimedia company has given UH Cullen College of Engineering students access to an e-learning library that will enhance their knowledge of...

A Houston multimedia company has given UH Cullen College of Engineering students access to an e-learning library that will enhance their knowledge of the petroleum industry.

Acclaimed Member of the National Academy of Engineering joins UH Petroleum Engineering
John Lee, a National Academy of Engineering member most recently noted for his work on oil and gas reserve regulations, has accepted a position as...
Lee

John Lee, a National Academy of Engineering member most recently noted for his work on oil and gas reserve regulations, has accepted a position as the first tenured faculty member in the University of Houston’s growing petroleum engineering program. He will hold the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair. Lee, who has been a professor at Texas A&M University since 1977, is arguably the most widely known petroleum engineering academic in North America.

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