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Jian Shi, assistant professor of engineering at the University of Houston and Mejdi Kammoun, UH alumnus, are part of the 2024 Emerging Leaders cohort being honored at the Offshore Technology Conference. Two Cullen Cougars Named 2024 OTC Emerging Leaders

The Offshore Technology Conference is recognizing two University of Houston Cougars — one alumnus and one faculty member — among the conference’s 2024 Emerging Leaders. They are… Read More
Theophilus Kaaya earned three degrees - bachelor's, master's and doctorate - from UH. He now works at Boeing. ME graduate Kaaya parlays doctorate into work at Boeing

For Theophilus Kaaya, a proud University of Houston alumnus, his connection to his family was an important consideration when it came to initially picking a college, especially… Read More
Technology Division alum Prathibha Muraleedhara. Cybersecurity alum Muraleedhara now published author

Some might say that the writing is on the wall when it comes to digital security. For Technology Division alum Prathibha Muraleedhara, who earned her master's degree in… Read More
Shiv Bhakta (’17), a chemical engineering and economics graduate, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Energy list thanks to his work with a solar energy startup. Cullen Alum Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 - Energy List

When Shiv Bhakta (’17), chemical engineering and economics major, graduated from high school in small-town Cypress, Texas in 2012, his next move was to enroll at the University of… Read More
Ronald Lohec. College mourns passing of longtime supporter Lohec

The Cullen College of Engineering extends it condolences to the family of Ronald Lohec, a graduate of the mechanical engineering program at the University of Houston and a long-… Read More
Wenhua, a graduate of the Industrial Engineering doctoral program, is now an associate professor in the Department of Radiation Physics, a Division of Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He joined MD Anderson as an assistant professor in 2016. IE alum Cao excelling as associate professor at MD Anderson

When Wenhua Cao first arrived at the University of Houston to start his doctoral work in the Industrial Engineering Department, he wasn't new to just the school – It was his first… Read More
Cullen College of Engineering alumni Terrance “Terri” Ivers (BSME '80). ME alum Ivers leading innovation into deepwater drilling

While there is a push for renewable energy sources, the world's growing energy consumption means that generation from fossil fuels will still be required for decades. However,… Read More
The 2023 Engineering Alumni Awards Gala is fast approaching! EAA honoring five at 2023 Awards Gala

The Engineering Alumni Association and the Cullen College of Engineering will celebrate five distinguished award winners at the 2023 Engineering Alumni Awards Gala. This year's… Read More
The Houston Mayor and the City Council have appointed Mackrena L. Ramos, P.E., to the City Park Redevelopment Authority and Tax Reinvestment Zone #12 Board of Directors. CE alum Ramos appointed to City Park Redevelopment Authority Board

The Houston Mayor and the City Council have appointed Mackrena L. Ramos, P.E., to the City Park Redevelopment Authority and Tax Reinvestment Zone #12 Board of Directors. Ramos is… Read More
JAXA Astronaut and Cullen graduate Akihiko “Aki” Hoshide. ME Alum, Astronaut Hoshide Makes Mark in Space

From the moment he saw his first rocket up close, Akihiko “Aki” Hoshide knew he wanted to be an astronaut. But his journey to outer space was far from typical, and it might not… Read More