CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Dr. White, Ken W.

Professor Develops Stronger Material for Spacecraft Construction

In the absence of materials that could withstand extreme heat generated by high speeds upon reentry to Earth’s atmosphere, engineers have designed blunt-edged spacecraft to slow their speeds and to thermally protect their structures as they returned from space.

American Society of Indian Engineers Recognizes Cullen College Students with Scholarships

Gahlawat, right, with White at the ASIE banquet.

This fall, the American Society of Indian Engineers (ASIE) took notice of several Cullen College of Engineering students and awarded their academic excellence with scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

Mechanical engineering students Sonika Gahlawat, Abhilash Reddy and Himani Agrawal were just a few of the students honored by the ASIE at their banquet in November. Ken White, professor of mechanical engineering, also attended.