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December 14, 2021
A team of students at the Cullen College of Engineering are among 17 nationwide competing in the U. S. Department of Energy 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition, which challenges them to propose unique solutions to the…
A team of students at the Cullen College of Engineering are among 17 nationwide competing in the 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition, which challenges them to propose unique solutions to the burgeoning marine energy industry.
October 7, 2021
The Society for Underwater Technology in the United States has selected a pair of graduate students – Sameera Rednam and Damilola Abe – studying Subsea Engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering for scholarship awards this…
Sameera Rednam is one of six students nationwide to be selected for a scholarship award from the Society for Underwater Technology in the United States.
April 14, 2021
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College have reached an agreement to offer UH Engineering Academy courses at the HCC Felix Fraga Academic Campus on the east side of Houston on…
An exterior shot of the flags flying at the Houston Community College's Fraga Campus. The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and HCC will be partnering to create an Engineering Academy on the campus.
October 23, 2020
Efforts Will Advance Workforce Training, Safety and Sustainability A national research center focused on offshore energy has received $9.5 million for workforce training and to develop new technologies and practices that can…
Associate Professor Aaron Becker and robotic swarm lab members Steban Soto and Javier Garcia conduct tests of a submersible ROV pairing at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab in August.
August 6, 2020
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi – a professor of Subsea Engineering, assistant dean of Engineering Programs at UH Katy and former director of Subsea Engineering – has been honored this year with the most prestigious distinction given out…
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi has been recognized with SPE International Distinguished Membership.
July 21, 2020
Citing the increased digitization in the oil and gas industry, a professor at the University of Houston has created the first graduate course to focus on the subject, “Digital Approach in Oil and Gas Applications,” with input…
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi.
June 3, 2020
The Cullen College of Engineering has set a new record for its six-year graduation rate, hitting a mark of 71.2 percent for students that began in Fall 2014, according to new information released by the department's Division of…
The six-year graduation rate for the Cullen College of Engineering is 71.2 percent for students that began in Fall 2014, the fourth year in a row it has increased.
May 22, 2020
The fortitude of the Cullen College of Engineering's Class of 2020 was proudly celebrated by the university community on May 7, with a 90-minute virtual graduation celebration, featuring remarks from University of Houston…
Michelle Gale.
November 18, 2019
Klotz views engineering as a 'license to change the world.'   Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76) was named the keynote speaker for the college’s fall 2019 commencement…
Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76)
October 28, 2019
The Energy Coalition, a collaborative University of Houston student organization, is hosting the 2019 Energy Night on Monday, November 4, at the Student Center. The event will bring in leading experts who can share insights and…
The Energy Coalition, a UH student organization, is hosting the 2019 Energy Night.
October 28, 2019
Forbes, a renowned business publication, has selected seven UH Cullen College of Engineering students to participate in its 2019 Under 30 Scholars program. Last year only one engineering student, Ayoola John-Muyiwa (BSPetE ’19),…
Rukaiya Batliwala, mechanical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
October 2, 2019
Jerrod Henderson Recognized for Diversity and Student Success Efforts   Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, will receive the 2019 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from his…
Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, with some of his students.
September 3, 2019
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is kicking off the 2019-2020 academic year by welcoming seven new faculty members to its teaching and research rosters. They bring expertise in a wide variety of fields ranging from…
Mario Romero-Ortega joins the UH Cullen College as the Cullen Endowed professor of biomedical engineering.
August 19, 2019
Assistant Dean, National Academy of Engineering Member In the Spotlight   The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognized two UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members with major international awards. Phaneendra…
Phaneendra Kondapi, interim assistant dean and founding director for engineering programs at UH at Katy and a professor with UH’s subsea engineering program at the Cullen College of Engineering.
August 13, 2019
NSF grant to Rice, UH, Texas Southern will help future science, engineering professors   HOUSTON – (Aug. 13, 2019) – Rice University, Texas Southern University (TSU) and the University of Houston (UH) have won a multimillion-…
Rice University, Texas Southern University and the University of Houston have won a National Science Foundation grant to help underrepresented minorities pursuing academic careers in engineering and science. The principal investigators are, from left: Reginald DesRoches and Canek Phillips of Rice, Pradeep Sharma and Hanadi Rifai of the University of Houston, Yvette Pearson of Rice and Wei Wayne Li of Texas Southern University. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)
July 30, 2019
Faculty, students recognized for innovation, creative entrepreneurial spirit   Innovation is the engine that drives all of humanity’s greatest achievements – from the creation of the first wheel to electricity to heart…
Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair professor of mechanical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won the 2019 Career Innovator Award
July 30, 2019
UH Cullen College of Engineering graduate students who took the SUBS 6349 Subsea Materials and Corrosion course wrapped up their spring 2019 semester with a field trip to Tenaris, a leading supplier of tubes and related services…
UH Cullen College of Engineering graduate students who took the SUBS 6349 Subsea Materials and Corrosion course wrapped up their spring 2019 semester with a field trip to Tenaris, a leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and certain other industrial applications.
July 19, 2019
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. The college is one of 74 engineering programs around the…
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
June 27, 2019
Engineering Students Learn as They Travel   While many people dream of seeing the world one day, a group of UH Cullen College of Engineering students recently returned from Brazil as part of the first engineering faculty-led…
UH Cullen College of Engineering students visit Brazil as part of the PROMES learning abroad experience.
May 20, 2019
The 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 6. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni Association (EAA), celebrates the professional…
William A. Brookshire, Ph.D., P.E. (BSChE ’57)† will be recognized as the Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the 2019 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala.