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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


A ray of hope: Stacey Louie, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, left, and Debora Rodrigues, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, examining nanoparticles, to find new materials that will break down pollutants and work in sunlight UH Engineers Shedding Light on Water Pollutants
August 23, 2017
It’s no secret that the water supply is constantly inundated with all sorts of waste and chemicals. Some are filtered out, others are not. Think about old, expired medicine you...
Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal, Cullen College professor of electrical and computer engineering Use of Brain-Computer Interface & Virtual Avatar Offers New Hope to Patients with Gait Disabilities
August 23, 2017
Researchers Demonstrate Non-Invasive Method Can Help People Re-Learn to Walk Researchers from the University of Houston have shown for the first time that the use of a brain-...
Clara Palencia presenting her paper at the international SPWLA conference in Oklahoma City Engineering Student Establishing a Model for Shale Oil Reservoirs Brings Home Prize
August 22, 2017
Cullen College doctoral student Clara Palencia’s knowledge about shale earned her second place in the Ph.D. category in the International Student Society of Petrophysicists and...
Chair of Petroleum Engineering Offers Advice in Online Industry Magazine
August 18, 2017
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...
Cullen College Recruits Leading Researcher In Gynecological Cancers
August 18, 2017
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded UH $2 million to recruit cancer researcher Rohith Reddy, who focuses on next-generation technologies for...
Peter Vekilov, center, with Jeffrey Rimer, left, and Jeremy Palmer, right, in front of the big guns - the atomic force microscopes, NSF Asks UH Engineer to Grow Better Crystals
August 17, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded $510,000 to Peter Vekilov, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and chemistry, to conduct the...
Daniel Araya, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, demonstrates how his wind tunnel can generate electricity. Photo courtesy of Michael Ciaglo, Houston Chronicle Staff Is Houston Missing the Next Energy Wave? Houston Chronicle Features the UH Engineers Who Are On the Case
August 15, 2017
Clean energy research in the UH Cullen College of Engineering was the subject of a front page story in last Sunday's Houston Chronicle, which explores why the city of Houston is...
Eric Ayanegui proudly shows off his UH class ring at the Cintas facility in Houston. IE Alumnus Eric Ayanegui Engineers Safety, Reliability and Lifelong Relationships
August 11, 2017
It was 1995 and Eric Ayanegui (BSIE ’95) was an industrial engineering undergraduate student at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. He found himself in...
The crystal clear award winner Jeffrey Rimer Expert in Crystallization and Advancing Cures for Kidney Stones, UH Engineer Wins Awards
August 7, 2017
The scientist who made the first advancement in the treatment of kidney stones in three decades, Jeffrey Rimer, Ernest J. and Barbara M. Henley Associate Professor of chemical and...
Harvesting Earthquake Fault Slip From Laser Images of Napa's Vineyards
July 31, 2017
UH civil and environmental engineering Professor Craig Glennie assisted in a new U.S. Geological Survey-led study that finds deformation below the Earth’s surface caused by...