General Information

Mail: University of Houston
Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, Houston, TX 77204-4007
Map & Driving Directions (includes parking information)
Email: info [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu

Media Coverage

Academic Programs

  • UH Engineering Fair Breaks Attendance Record
    Featuring
    Cullen College of Engineering Career Center
    (Aired September 29, 2014)
  • ABC 13: University of Houston receives $3.3M grant to promote women in STEM fields
    Featuring
    Center for ADVANCING UH Faculty Success
    (Aired August 30, 2014)
  • E&P Magazine: Training tomorrow's subsea engineers
    Featuring
    Phaneendra Kondapi, KBR Adjunct Professor of Mechancial Engineering
    (Aired August 1, 2014)
  • ABC 13 Eyewitness News: GRADE Camp Sets Girls Up For Bright Future
    Featuring
    Stuart Long, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (Aired June 26, 2014)
  • 88.7 KUHF-FM: Fruit Flies, Chicken Nuggets and Acid: Tales From the Houston Science Fair
    Featuring
    Bonnie Dunbar, M.D. Anderson Professor and Director of Aerospace Engineering
    (Aired February 20, 2014)
  • Comcast Newsmakers: UH Energy Symposium Series
    Featuring
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired February 5, 2014)
  • ICOSA Energy Magazine: A crucial undergraduate degree returns to the University of Houston (pg. 16)
    Featuring
    Thomas Holley, Professor and Director of Petroleum Engineering, John Lee, Professor and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair of Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired February 5, 2014)
  • Houston Chronicle: Mechanical, robotics engineers see demand
    Featuring
    Dong Liu, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, J.R. Rao, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Vita Como, Director of the Engineering Career Center
    (Aired January 31, 2014)
  • Houston Chronicle: Engineering school curricula evolves
    Featuring
    UH Cullen College of Engineering
    (Aired December 19, 2013)
  • Houston Chronicle: Engineering futures are always bright
    Featuring
    Vita Como, Director of the Engineering Career Center
    (Aired July 26, 2013)
  • Decom World: Making history with the new science of subsea
    Featuring
    Matthew Franchek, Director of Subsea Engineering Graduate Program, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired July 24, 2013)
  • International Association of Drilling Contractors: Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston
    Featuring
    Tom Holley, Director of UH Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired April 9, 2012)

General Research

  • Filtration Separation.com: Nanofiltration could solve US water crisis
    Featuring
    Shankar Chellam, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired October 29, 2014)
  • Houston Business Journal: Houston University Breaks Ground on $51 Million Research Facility
    Featuring
    the Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building (MREB)
    (Aired October 7, 2014)
  • Houston Chronicle: UH Breaks Ground on Multimillion-Dollar Research Center
    Featuring
    the Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building (MREB)
    (Aired October 6, 2014)
  • The EnergyMakers Show: Dr. Michael Harold
    Featuring
    Michael Harold, Chair and M.D. Anderson Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired May 29, 2014)
  • UH Moment: Improving Treatment for Melanoma Patients
    Featuring
    Navin Varadarajan, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired January 14, 2014)
  • 88.7 KUHF-FM: Four UH researchers named to National Academy of Inventors
    Featuring
    Dmitri Litvinov, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired December 30, 2013)
  • KHOU Channel 11: UH research spotlighted
    Featuring
    Dmitri Litvinov, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (Aired August 31, 2007)

Aircraft Turbulence

  • 88.7 KUHF-FM: Airport congestion
    Featuring
    Fazle Hussain, Cullen Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired December 14, 2006)

Biomedical

  • Health News Digest: Plant Extract as Possible Lupus Treatment
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired September 19, 2014)
  • Deer Park Broadcaster: Findings Give Hope to Plant Extract as Possible Lupus Treatment
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired September 22, 2014)
  • Medical News Today: Plant-Derived Compound 'May Effectively Treat Lupus With Fewer Side Effects'
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired September 22, 2014)
  • Houston Chronicle: UH Researcher Finds Possible New Lupus Drug Compound
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired September 19, 2014)
  • Health News Digest: Plant Extract as Possible Lupus Treatment
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired September 19, 2014)
  • University of Houston biomedical engineer works to make blood transfusions safer
    Featuring
    Sergey Shevkoplyas, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired July 23, 2014)
  • Bio News Texas: UH Lab Awarded Grant to Research Specific Drugs for Lupus Nephritis
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired May 6, 2014)
  • News-Medical: UH biomedical engineer receives ALR grant to study case of lupus nephritis
    Featuring
    Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Endowed Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired May 6, 2014)
  • Medical News Today: UH biomedical engineer works to make blood transfusions safer
    Featuring
    Sergey Shevkoplyas, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired April 25, 2014)
  • One on One With Vernon Ramesar: Dr. Ravi Birla
    Featuring
    Ravi Birla, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired November 28, 2013)
  • 740 KTRH-AM: Heart transplant device
    Featuring
    Ralph Metcalfe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired October 10, 2008)

Bomb Threat Preparedness

  • KTRK Channel 13: Marathon security
    Featuring
    Christopher Chung, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
    (Aired April 30, 2013)

Brain-Machine Interface

  • Science News: Brain-computer interfaces promise new freedom for the paralyzed and immobile
    Featuring
    Jose L. Contreras-Vidal
    (Aired November 4, 2013)
  • Univision Noticiero: Ingeniería robótica más medicina, igual a milagro
    Featuring
    Pepe Contreras-Vidal, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (Aired December 22, 2012)
  • National Public Radio: Paraplegics get an assist
    Featuring
    Pepe Contreras-Vidal, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (Aired November 14, 2012)
  • The Economist: Building bionic limbs
    Featuring
    Pepe Contreras-Vidal, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (Aired May 22, 2012)

Environment

  • Houston Chronicle: African dust eyed as local air-quality culprit
    Featuring
    Shankar Chellam, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired March 2, 2014)
  • The Verge: How lasers are revolutionizing archaeology
    Featuring
    William Carter, Co-PI of the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping
    (Aired June 21, 2013)
  • Houston Chronicle: UH mappers help find lost world
    Featuring
    Ramesh L. Shrestha, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired May 29, 2013)
  • The New Yorker: A new scanner's rain-forest discoveries
    Featuring
    Ramesh Shrestha, Director and Principal Investigator of NCALM, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering
    (Aired May 6, 2013)
  • KUHF 88.7-FM: Refinery pollution
    Featuring
    Shankar Chellam, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired January 18, 2009)
  • KHOU Channel 11: Air Pollution
    Featuring
    Shankar Chellam, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Energy

  • Bloomberg: BP Dives Deeper Offshore into Mars-Like World
    Featuring
    Matthew Franchek, Founding Director of Subsea Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Professor
    (Aired September 17, 2014)
  • Rigzone: UH Takes Subsea Program to New Heights
    Featuring
    Matthew Franchek, Founding Director of Subsea Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired September 2, 2014)
  • Cherokee Chronicle Times: Transporting Bakken crude by rail a volatile situation
    Featuring
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired August 18, 2014)
  • The EnergyMakers Show: Episode 147: Dr. Christine Ehlig-Economides
    Featuring
    Christine Ehlig-Economides, Professor of Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired August 14, 2014)
  • The Energy Makers Show: Episode 146, Dr. Tom Holley
    Featuring
    Tom Holley, Director of Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired August 7, 2014)
  • OE Digital: ERP Aims to Fuel Houston's Energy Industry
    Featuring
    Tom Holley, Professor and Director of Petroleum Engineering, and Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired July 15, 2014)
  • Houston Chronicle: Finding New Energy Offers Never-Ending Challenges
    Featuring
    David Shattuck, Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
    (Aired July 11, 2014)
  • Houston Chronicle: Industry Raids Academia for Oil Engineering Talent
    Featuring
    Tom Holley, Professor and Director of Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired July 4, 2014)
  • Houston Matters: Offshore Technology Conference
    Featuring
    Tom Holley, Professor and Director of Petroleum Engineering
    (Aired May 5, 2014)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek: Old Math Casts Doubt on Accuracy of Oil Reserve Estimates
    Featuring
    John Lee, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair
    (Aired April 3, 2014)
  • Business Recorder: U.S. oil reserves jump on shale but gas tumbles in 2012: EIA
    Featuring
    John Lee, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair
    (Aired April 11, 2014)
  • Orlando Sentinel: U.S. proved crude reserves reach 36-year high on shale oil
    Featuring
    John Lee, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair
    (Aired April 11, 2014)
  • Houston Public Media: Bauer Business Focus: Badri Roysam and Electric Power Research
    Featuring
    Badri Roysam, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair
    (Aired April 3, 2014)
  • Houston Public Media: CenterPoint, Direct Energy, Join UH In Electric Power Research Venture
    Featuring
    Zhu Han, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    (Aired March 27, 2014)
  • FuelFix: UH teams up with energy companies for real-world electricity research
    Featuring
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired March 27, 2014)
  • Reuters: Guest Lecture Spots at Recognized Universities Indicate the Validity of Energy Navigator's New Unconventional Resource Evaluation Methods
    Featuring
    John Lee, professor of petroleum engineering and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair
    (Aired November 12, 2013)
  • Rigzone: UH research is helping oil, gas companies maximize production
    Featuring
    John Lee, Professor and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair of petroleum engineering
    (Aired February 7, 2014)
  • The EnergyMakers Show: Dr. William Epling
    Featuring
    William Epling, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired January 9, 2014)
  • FuelFix: US oil boom will slow in 2015, feds forecast
    Featuring
    John Lee, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair
    (Aired January 8, 2014)
  • FuelFix: Train explosions prompt regulator warning on Bakken oil flammability
    Featuring
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired January 2, 2014)
  • FuelFix: Houston group seeks to put US on the road to natural gas
    Featuring
    William Epling, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired December 22, 2013)
  • Houston Chronicle: Drills spin to keep up with shale well depletion
    Featuring
    Michael Nikolaou, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired December 15, 2013)
  • Houston Chronicle: Museum presents chemistry for the masses, not scary classes
    Featuring
    Megan Robertson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
    (Aired November 8, 2013)
  • Environment and Energy Publishing: Oil extraction could be vehicle to commercialize long-sought technology
    Featuring
    T.J. Wainerdi, Special Assistant to the Provost of UH Energy, and Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering
    (Aired April 2, 2013)
  • Fox Business: What's next for Venezuela?
    Featuring
    Michael J. Economides, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired March 6, 2013)
  • KTRK Channel 13: Gasoline expansion in summer
    Featuring
    Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired July 25, 2007)
  • KHOU Channel 11: Methane from landfills
    Featuring
    Jim Richardson, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired June 27, 2007)

Hurricane Preparedness and Mitigation

  • KTRK Channel 13: Protecting power grid focus of this year's hurricane preparation at University of Houston conference
    Featuring
    Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan (Vipu), Director of Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology (THC-IT), Director of Center for Innovative Grouting Materials and Technology (CIGMAT), and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired August 2, 2013)
  • KTRK Channel 13: What does TS Alex mean for oil spill?
    Featuring
    Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired June 26, 2010)
  • KRIV Channel 26: Storm complicates oil spill
    Featuring
    Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired June 25, 2010)
  • KHOU Channel 11: BP keeps eye on weather
    Featuring
    Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired June 25, 2010)

Structures

  • KPRC Channel 2: Earthquakes
    Featuring
    Y.L. Mo and Abdeldjilil "DJ" Belarbi, Professors of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired March 14, 2011)
  • KHOU Channel 11: Bridge weight limits
    Featuring
    Y.L. Mo, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired August 8, 2007)
  • KPRC Channel 2: Bridge safety
    Featuring
    Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    (Aired August 2, 2007)
  • KPRC Channel 2: Earthquake research
    Featuring
    Thomas Hsu, Moores Professor of Civil Engineering
    (Aired July 23, 2007)

Student Success

  • Rigzone: UH dives deep to advance subsea engineering
    Featuring
    UH Cullen College of Engineering students Nebolisa Egbunike, Ewaen Ogiefo, Ademola Oladinni
    (Aired January 9, 2014)
  • FuelFix: UH subsea society seeks to rise to the top
    Featuring
    UH Cullen College of Engineering students Michael Ogiefo and Nebolisa Egbunike
    (Aired January 2, 2014)
  • KTRK Channel 13: Program gravitates students to math, science
    Featuring
    UH Engineering Students
    (Aired November 13, 2013)

Wind

  • Biz Radio: National wind facility
    Featuring
    Raymond Flumerfelt, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired June 26, 2007)
  • KHOU Channel 11: Future of Wind Energy
    Featuring
    Raymond Flumerfelt, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired June 25, 2007)
  • Biz Radio: Lone star wind alliance
    Featuring
    Raymond Flumerfelt, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    (Aired March 14, 2007)