PROMES

Undergraduate named 2021 Goldwater Scholar

Jose "Javi" Solano, a senior Mechanical Engineering student, is a 2021 Goldwater Scholar.

Winning an award can always be an emotional moment for a student, but for University of Houston senior Jose “Javi” Solano, being picked as a 2021 Goldwater Scholar especially resonated.

Alum Santos promoted to Distinguished Service Professor at Binghamton

Daryl Santos, Ph.D., graduated with his Masters and doctorate in Industrial Engineering from UH in 1990 and 1993, respectively. Santos was recently promoted to Distinguished Service Professor at Binghamton University, the highest faculty rank that SUNY awards.

An alumnus of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been promoted to the position of Distinguished Service Professor of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, building on the teaching experience he first acquired through the connections he made as a graduate student at UH.

Combs earns BEYA STEM award for Student Leadership

Wesley Combs is the 2021 winner for Student Leadership at the Undergraduate Level from the Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference.

When Wesley Combs was attending Houston Community College in his 10th grade year, he was primarily interested in the liberal arts. Even before graduating, he had written novels, and he thought that would be his career.

UH's Henderson earns national Educational Leadership award

Dr. Jerrod A. Henderson.

A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has earned another national distinction, as his work in providing unique learning experience for students was recognized by the Career Communications Group's U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine, and the Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

UH, NACME Celebrate 2019-20 Class

Samuel Akinwande

A dozen students from the Cullen College of Engineering's chapter of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) were celebrated for graduating in the 2019-20 academic year, along with others across the country, during a national Zoom ceremony on June 11.

Cullen College Professor Wins Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, with some of his students.

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 alma mater. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois chose seven alumni to recognize.

UH PROMES Going Places, Tackling Global Challenges

UH Cullen College of Engineering students visit Brazil as part of the PROMES learning abroad experience.

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 study abroad experience through the Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES).

UH PROMES Receives Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

National award recognizes programs making a difference

The Program for the Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) at the University of Houston received a 2018 Inspiring Programs Award in STEM from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

UH Researchers Win $1M Award to Boost Student Success

Lisette Montemayor, incoming freshman, is part of UH's newest Student Success Program funded by the NSF.

The National Science Foundation awarded a $999,029 grant to a team of University of Houston researchers for a new program aimed at studying the impact of scholarships, engagement and other support on low-income students and their academic success.

UH Cullen College Celebrates City of Houston “PROMES Day”

On Wednesday, April 25, Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) students and alumni gathered at the UH Cullen College of Engineering to celebrate “PROMES Day,” which was recognized by the City of Houston in 1985.

PROMES Director Jerrod Henderson shared some brief comments on the program’s history, longevity and successes. The framed proclamation from the City of Houston was on display for the event attendees while they enjoyed refreshments and networking.

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