CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Dr. Mo, Yi-Lung

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.

ConocoPhillips Donates Over $1 Million to UH

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Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to various engineering, science and business programs.

Hsu Wins American Concrete Institute’s Highest Honor

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Thomas Hsu, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil Engineering with the UH Cullen College of Engineering, has been named an Honorary Member of the American Concrete Institute, the highest distinction given by the organization.

The award was presented to Hsu at the ACI’s Spring 2012 Convention, held in Dallas from March 18-22.

Earthquake Research at UH Featured on Local News

Earthquake research in the Thomas Hsu Structural Laboratory was featured on KPRC Channel 2 in Houston on March 14, 2011. Drs. Y.L. Mo and Abdeldjilil "DJ" Belarbi were featured discussing current earthquake-related research at the University of Houston in an effort to explain how structural materials react to earthquake-like conditions.