University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Dr. Soliman, Mohamed

Cullen College’s Petroleum Engineering Department Celebrates Its First Doctoral Graduate

Ali Rezaei, the first UH petroleum engineering doctoral graduate, is researching engineering issues of unconventional reservoirs.

Postdoc Research Focuses on Engineering in Unconventional Reservoirs


Ali Rezaei has the honor of being the first graduate of the Cullen College of Engineering’s doctoral program in petroleum engineering. He earned his Ph.D. this year by completing his dissertation on fast multipole fully-coupled poroelastic solutions of hydraulic fracturing.

Cullen College Senior Selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under 30’ Scholar

UH petroleum engineering student Ayoola "AJ" John-Muyiwa, 22, is a 2018 Forbes 'Under 30' scholar.

Meet AJ, An Engineer and A Social Entrepreneur


UH petroleum engineering student Ayoola "AJ" John-Muyiwa, 22, was selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under 30 Scholar’ and attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston this fall on invitation. All the honorees were vetted by a panel of expert judges in their respective fields.

Chair of Petroleum Engineering Offers Advice in Online Industry Magazine

Professor Mohamed Soliman, chair of the Cullen College department of petroleum engineering, is featured in, a leading resource for news about the oil and gas industry.

In the article “What's It Take to Land a Job as a Petroleum Engineer?” Soliman offers words of advice and direction for students, chief among them – be one.