UH Petroleum Engineering News

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…
UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields
The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and…
VIDEO: Introducing Christine Ehlig-Economides
This fall, the Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome Christine Ehlig-Economides to its faculty as the first-ever William C. Miller Endowed Chair Professor of petroleum engineering. A member of the prestigious…
Christine Ehlig-Economides Makes Appearance on The EnergyMakers Show
One of the Cullen College’s newest faculty members sat down with Russ Capper of The EnergyMakers Show last week to discuss hydraulic fracturing, alternative energy and more. Christine Ehlig-Economides, who will join the college…
Christine Ehlig-Economides
Tom Holley Appears on Energy Makers Show
The Energy Makers Show, a webcast sponsored by Comcast Business, has a history of shaping their episodes around the expertise of Cullen College professors, and this week’s episode follows that trend. Host Russ Capper sat down…
Extreme Environment Workshop for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level course which explores urgent habitation challenges which are both common and…
Chemical Engineering Student Wins Third Place in SPE Regional Paper Contest
Rahul Pandey, a Ph.D. student studying chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, took home a third place prize from the UH-hosted Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Gulf…
Rahul Pandey (right) receives third place in SPE Gulf Coast Regional Paper Contest
Cullen College Equips Students for Growing Industry Needs, Chronicle Says
The International Energy Agency predicts the demand for energy and corresponding expertise for the exploration and production industries will grow by one-third over the next 20 years. Faced with that looming increase, industry…
Energy Research Park Profiled on OE Digital
It may be hidden from the bulk of UH’s main campus, but the Energy Research Park (ERP) houses some of the Cullen College’s most exciting research developments and advancements. OE Digital, a digital offshore intelligence …
Map of the ERP
6th Annual Hurricane and Disasters Conference to be Held on August 1
In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in…
Houston Chronicle Shines Spotlight on Declining Number of Petroleum Professors
As the petroleum engineering industry grows more and more lucrative for professionals, educational institutions are having a harder time recruiting experts for academic roles, according to a new article published in the Houston…
Phillips 66 Donation Strengthens Ties to University of Houston
The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated money to a variety of programs and student support services. Phillips 66, a Houston…
'Houston Matters' Gets Tom Holley's Take on OTC
The Cullen College of Engineering's department of petroleum engineering made their presence known at this year's Offshore Technology Conference, an annual gathering of energy giants in Houston. Tom Holley, professor and…
Director of Petroleum Engineering Program Wins SPE Faculty Award
Tom Holley, professor and director of the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s petroleum engineering program, has won the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Gulf Coast Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum…
PHOTOS: 25th Annual Golf Tournament Tees Off
The sun broke through the morning clouds just in time for over 120 golfers to tee off at the 25th annual Cullen College of Engineering golf tournament on Monday, April 7. The golf tournament, sponsored this year by LJA…
Bloomberg Cites John Lee on Future Shale Production Estimates
Bloomberg Businessweek reported earlier this month that the accuracy of shale oil reserve estimates made in the past may not be completely accurate, which is more obvious as we advance the mathematical technology used to make the…
John Lee Offers Expertise on U.S. Shale Oil Marketplace
Cullen College of Engineering professor of petroleum engineering Dr. John Lee has once again offered his expertise on the U.S. shale oil market, appearing in articles in the Business Recorder as well as the Orlando Sentinel. Both…
Senior Researcher, Ph.D. Student Recognized for Shale Research
Dan Coleff, a senior researcher with the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering Petroleum Engineering Program and Geology Ph.D. candidate at UH, has been recognized for his work to develop artificial mudrocks that…
Dan Coleff
Q&A: National Academy of Engineering Member John Lee
Membership in the National Academy of Engineering is reserved for only the most accomplished engineers and represents the absolute pinnacle of the profession in the United States. The University of Houston Cullen College of…
Lee

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