CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

UH Engineer Focuses on Improving Quality of Bridges

As the United States struggles to pay for expanding and maintaining the nation’s transportation infrastructure, a University of Houston research team is proposing changes to the design for bridge construction that could dramatically lower maintenance costs while improving the quality of the bridges.

More Texas Teens Want to be Engineers When They Grow Up

A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed as the second-most popular career choice for Texas teens -- 22 percent of students who reported their future plans indicated they were interested in healthcare professions. 

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.

PHOTOS: 2015 Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon

The Cullen College’s annual Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon took place on Tuesday, October 6th at The Hess Club.  Attendees enjoyed a complimentary lunch, followed by a keynote presentation by Dale A. Rudrick, the Director of Public Works and Engineering for the City of Houston and a 2015 inductee to the Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental Engineers.

Secret Lives of Engineers: Civil Engineering Alumnus Alfred Castillo Jr., P.E.

When asked to imagine a “typical” engineer, many people may find themselves conjuring images of sleep-deprived, math-obsessed or highly-analytical individuals. In reality, there is no one-size-fits-all stereotype for engineering professionals – engineers come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life.

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