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UH Receives Record Research Funds in November

A record $12.3 million in research grants was received at UH in November, the largest one-month total in the institution's 75-year history. Civil and environmental engineering professor Deborah Roberts and researcher David Herman received $328,492 from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service for "Biodegradation of Synthetic Drilling Mud Base Fluids in the Gulf of Mexico Sediments."

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Cullen College Alumna Scores Prestigious Chinese Government Award

Chong Dai (Ph.D. '18) won a 2019 Chinese Government Award for Self-financed Students Abroad.

Chong Dai, who earned a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a 2019 Chinese Government Award for Self-financed Students Abroad.

Given by the China Scholarship Council, this competitive award is presented to only 500 students worldwide each year. She will receive a $6,000 cash prize and a certificate.