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Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, Houston, TX 77204-4007
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Engineering Alumni Association

Alumni Awards Gala

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The Engineering Alumni Awards program was established in 1987 to recognize alumni, faculty and friends of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and the Engineering Alumni Association for significant contributions to society and the profession. The recipients are honored at the annual engineering alumni awards gala, held each year in June.

To pay for your gala sponsorship or pledge online, please click here.

Nominating 2015 Gala Honorees

To nominate next year's honorees for the 2015 Alumni Awards Gala, please click here to download the nomination form.

The 2014 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala

The 2014 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Address: 
Petroleum Club of Houston
800 Bell, 43rd Floor
Houston, TX 77002

The cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7 p.m.
This is a black tie optional event with valet parking.
Guests requiring special accommodations should call 713-743-8693 or email jalexan3 [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu.

2014 Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award
Bailey Raymond G. Bailey, Ph.D., P.E. (BSChE '63)
President Exxon Arabian Gulf (retired), Exxon
Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards
Wester Randy J. Wester (BSME '89),
Global Director, Subsea Engineering, FMC Technologies
Collins David L. Collins, Sr., P.E. (BSCE '71)
President, PTI, Inc.
Distinguished Young Engineering Alumni Award
Ofili Okechukwu A. Ofili (BSME '04)
Project/Design Engineer, FMC Technologies
Entrepreneur/Innovation Award
Tajvari Ardeshir Tajvari, Ph.D. (BSEE '75, MSEE '80)
President, AmeriCo Energy Resources
Abraham E. Dukler Distinguished Engineering Faculty Award
Franchek Matthew Franchek, Ph.D.
Founding Director of the Subsea Engineering Program
Roger Eichhorn Service Award
Tand Kenneth E. Tand, P.E. (BSCE '72, MCE '76)
Owner/CEO, Kenneth E. Tand and Associates

How to RSVP for the 2014 Alumni Awards Gala

You may download the full invitation for the gala here.

  • To pay for your gala sponsorship or pledge online, please click here.
  • To RSVP for the gala by mail, please fill out the RSVP card and mail the completed card to:

    Jermaine Alexander
    University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering
    E421 Engineering Building 2
    Houston, TX 77204-4007