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Mail: University of Houston
Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Bldg 2, 4722 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77204-4007
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University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Engineering Alumni Association

Alumni Awards Gala

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The Engineering Alumni Awards program was established in 1987 to recognize alumni, faculty and friends of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and the Engineering Alumni Association for significant contributions to society and the profession. The recipients are honored at the annual engineering alumni awards gala, held each year in June.

2017 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala Nominations

The 2017 Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Bayou City Event Center. 
Cocktail reception: 6 p.m.
Dinner: 7 p.m.

Please click here to view the invitation for this event. Please click here to RSVP online, or fill out the form included in the invitation and e-mail or mail the completed form to:

Emily McGovern (emcgovern [at] uh [dot] edu)
UH Cullen College of Engineering
Engineering Building 2
4722 Calhoun Rd, Suite E421
Houston, TX. 77204-4007

2017 Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award
Charles A. Beyer (BSCE '72, MSCE '77)
Founder, Beyer Construction LLC
Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards
The Honorable Joe Zimmerman, P.E. (BSCE '83)
Mayor, City of Sugar Land
David Eastwood, P.E., C.A.P.M. (BSCE '77, MSCE '78)
President, Geotech Engineering and Testing, Inc.
Roger Eichhorn Service Award
Douglas E. Emery, P.E. (BSCE '85)
Senior Engineer, Harris County Toll Road Authority
Abraham E. Dukler Distinguished Engineering Faculty Award
Michael Nikolaou, Ph.D.
Professor, UH Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Entrepreneur/Innovation Award
Yamile Jackson, Ph.D., P.E., PMP (BSIE '91, MSIE '94, Ph.D. IE '00)
CEO and Founder, Nurtured by Design


A Special Thank You to Our 2016 Sponsors!


Jim Culpepper

Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc.

PRD Land Development Services

RPS Klotz


Aurora Technical Services

HR Green
Terrance Ivers  

Mechanical Engineering Department

Civil & Environmental Engineering Department

Industrial Engineering Department

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

Petroleum Engineering Department

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department
Michael Ramos Randal Sitton
Cynthia Oliver Coleman Mike Lacy
Mark Loethen