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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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Alumni Awards Gala

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.

To pay for your gala sponsorship or pledge online, please click here.

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. The location is TBD. Please check back here soon for more details!

We are now accepting nominations for 2017 EAA Gala honorees! Please click here to download the full nomination packet. Nomination materials must be submitted no later than November 30, 2016 to Emily McGovern (emcgover [at] central [dot] uh [dot] edu). Nomination packets may also be mailed to:

Emily McGovern
UH Cullen College of Engineering
E421 Engineering Building 2
Houston, TX. 77204-4007

2016 Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award
John Odis Cobb (BSCE '71, MSCE '79)
Founder (Retired), CobbFendley and Associates
Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards
Dale A. Rudick, P.E (BSCE '91)
Director of Public Works and Engineering, City of Houston
Terrance "Terri" N. Ivers, P.E. (BSME '80)
Oil & Gas Industry Executive
Distinguished Young Engineering Alumni Award
Morena G. Arredondo, P.E. (BSCE '07)
Project Manager, RPS Klotz Associates
Abraham E. Dukler Distinguished Engineering Faculty Award
Venkat "Selva" Selvamanickam, Ph.D. (MSME '88, Ph.D ME '92)
M.D. Anderson Chair Professor
UH Department of Mechanical Engineering
Entrepreneur/Innovation Award
Jainesh "Jay" Mehta (BSME '83)
Director, The Mehta Family Foundation


A Special Thank You to Our 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 O. Coleman Mike Lacy
Mark Loethen