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University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

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Alumni, Professors to be Honored at Alumni Awards Gala

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and the Engineering Alumni Association will honor seven college alumni and professors at its annual awards gala early next month.

The event is scheduled for Friday, June 3, at the Four Season Hotel in downtown Houston. RSVPs are being accepted through May 27.

Grad Student Wins AWIS Educational Award

Meisami-Azad

The Association for Women in Science has given one of its 2010 Educational Awards to Cullen College graduate student Mona Meisami-Azad.

AWIS presents approximately 25 Educational Awards each year. Meisami-Azad is one of only three winners in the Predoctoral Award Category, which is reserved for students pursing an advanced degree in science or engineering.

Partnership to Boost Education, Research Overseas

Zimmerman

A country north of Saudi Arabia on the Persian Gulf, Qatar ranks among the top 20 producers of oil worldwide.

Though the natural resource is the cornerstone of their economy, Qatar wants more. Recently, they dedicated 2.8 percent, or roughly $1.5 billion yearly, of their gross domestic product toward earning a reputation as a knowledge-based nation.

Engineering Faculty Recognized for Teaching, Research

Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2008-2009 academic year at the college's Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

Engineering Professors Among Select Few to Receive State ARP Funding

Chen

Seven facutly members from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering in May received grants totaling more than $500,000 from the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program.

ARP is a competitive, peer-reviewed grant program funding scientific and engineering research projects of faculty members at Texas higher education institutions. Funding given through the program is administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

College Partners in $1.4M Grant to Benefit Regional Aerospace Education

University of Houston Vice President for Research Don Birx discusses how the strong educational component behind the new aerospace workforce partnership relates to early science and engineering workforce programs and the excitement they generated. Photo by Kyle Smith, San Jacinto College.

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is a key member of a group that has received a $1.4 million grant to undertake activities designed to provide cutting-edge continuing-education resources in aerospace engineering and train the regional aerospace workforce.

College Offering Scholarships for Accelerated B.S. to Graduate Program

NSF grant will fund more than 30 students over the next five years

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships for students in the college’s accelerated B.S. to graduate degree program.

Four Cullen Faculty Members Honored at UH Faculty Awards Dinner

Vemuri Balakotaiah, Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award

Four faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored last week at the university faculty awards presentation. Vemuri Balakotaiah, Karolos Grigoriadis, David Shattuck and Osman Ghazzaly were among 15 scholars honored at the event held April 22 at the UH Hilton Hotel.

Vemuri Balakotaiah
Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award