Alumni News

Mona Setoodeh, the president of CH-IV International, is the latest member of the Industrial Advisory Board for the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Chemistry at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering. ChBE grad Setoodeh, president of CH-IV, newest board member
November 21, 2022
If there's one thing that Cullen College of Engineering graduate Mona Setoodeh would stress to the young women entering the workforce, it would be for them to not shy away from… Read More
Daniel Wong, CEO of Tolunay-Wong Engineers, Inc. and an alum of the Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected by The Houston Business Journal as one of 45 honorees in the fifth-annual Most Admired CEO Awards. Cullen alum named one of city's Most Admired CEOs
August 26, 2022
An alumni of the Cullen College of Engineering has been selected by The Houston Business Journal as one of 45 honorees in the fifth-annual Most Admired CEO Awards. Daniel Wong,… Read More
María Patricia Echeverry earned her master's degree from the Industrial Engineering Department of the Cullen College of Engineering, en route to a successful career as executive vice president at Gulf Coast Distillers. She is now serving on the Industry Advisory Board for the department. [Photo courtesy Gulf Coast Distillers.] IE Alum Echeverry latest member of Industry Advisory Board
August 8, 2022
In a way, María Patricia Echeverry serving on the Industrial Engineering Department's Industry Advisory Board is a “full circle” moment for the UH graduate – from an undergrad… Read More
Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) Snider. College mourns the passing of Gerri Snider
April 28, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering extends its condolences to the family of Gerlene “Gerri” R. Snider, a longtime benefactor to the College and the University of Houston. Along… Read More
Daniel Wong. CEE alum Wong named Houston Engineer of the Year
March 18, 2022
Daniel Wong, Ph.D., P.E., a distinguished graduate of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected as the 2022 Houston Engineer of the Year. Wong… Read More
Haley Conley, posing with friends. EAA recognizes 50 students for academic achievements, leadership
February 25, 2022
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted another successful event on Feb. 22, as the 2022 Engineers Week Awards program recognized 50 students for their accomplishments.… Read More
The continued, generous giving of the Klotz family has led to the establishment of the Karen and Wayne Klotz Endowed Fellowship in Civil Engineering, which will help to fund the graduate studies of a Cullen College of Engineering graduate student. Pictured are Karen and Wayne (MSCE '76) Klotz. Klotz family establishes new fellowship for graduate students
December 9, 2021
For D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE '76), it wasn't a tough decision when it came to the specific resource he wanted a new Cullen College of Engineering fellowship to support. The 2018… Read More
Nicholas Dias, who completed his undergraduate and doctoral work at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a first round of funding from the National Institutes of Health FastTrack program for research into chronic pelvic pain management, with close to $2 million potentially available as the research continues. UH alum Dias receives NIH funding for chronic pelvic pain research
November 19, 2021
A graduate from the Cullen College of Engineering has received a first round of funding from the National Institutes of Health FastTrack program for research into chronic pelvic… Read More
An interest in a variety of fields led Ramakrishna “Rama” Ponnapati to pursue his graduate research at the University of Houston, and that same drive to excel in multiple fields and to encourage the growth of others has led to his status as one of the members of the inaugural class of the Emerging Leaders Program of the Offshore Technology Conference. UH grad Ponnapati recognized as OTC Emerging Leader
August 19, 2021
An interest in a variety of fields led Ramakrishna “Rama” Ponnapati to pursue his graduate research at the University of Houston, and that same drive to excel in multiple fields… Read More
Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) Snider Larry and Gerri Snider Gift $1M for First Industrial Engineering Endowed Chair
August 17, 2021
University of Houston Alumnus, Wife, Expand Legacy of Support to Cullen College of Engineering University of Houston alumnus Larry Snider achieved great success throughout his… Read More