CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

News

PHOTOS: UH Engineering Celebrates 75th Anniversary and Homecoming

Printer-friendly versionSend by emailPDF version

By: 

Audrey Grayson

Friends of the UH Cullen College of Engineering gathered for barbeque, drinks and games to celebrate the college’s 75th anniversary and gear up for the 2016 UH Football Homecoming game on Saturday, Nov. 12th outside of Engineering Building 1.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the Cullen College enjoyed beer and wine provided by the Engineering Alumni Association and free barbeque catered by Demeris BBQ. Attendees also entered to win raffle prizes that were announced throughout the event.

Some of the college’s most active and vibrant student groups and professional organizations set up display tables and performed demonstrations of their work to fellow engineering Coogs. Students from the UH Society of Automotive Engineers parked their hand-built Formula One-style racecar outside of Engineering Building 1, allowing partygoers to sit inside the cockpit for photos inside of the racecar. UH engineering students who work in the laboratory of electrical and computer engineering professor Aaron Becker gave robotics demonstrations throughout the event, driving a robotic vehicle throughout the lobby of Engineering Building 1 and displaying sets of Texas-shaped earrings bearing the UH logo that were created using robots in Becker’s lab.

The 2016 Engineering Homecoming and 75th Anniversary Celebration was sponsored by Fluor and the Cullen College of Engineering.

Click here to view photos from the 2016 Homecoming and 75th Anniversary Celebration!

Department: 

Related News Stories

PHOTOS: 2017 Engineering Homecoming Celebration

Joseph Tedesco (right), Dean of the Cullen College, poses with his wife Sue (middle) and Nayeli Martinez, a member of the UH Society of Automotive Engineers

Students, faculty, alumni and friends of the UH Cullen College of Engineering gathered for breakfast tacos, drinks and games to celebrate the 2017 Engineering Homecoming and gear up for the UH Football game against East Carolina. 

In addition to catching up with old friends, attendees enjoyed mimosas and Bloody Marys provided by the Engineering Alumni Association and entered to win raffle prizes that were announced throughout the event.

UH Launches Institute for Data Science

Andrea Prosperetti

Institute Will Draw Partnerships to Focus on Energy, Health Care, Cybersecurity, Smart Cities

The University of Houston has launched a new Institute for Data Science, naming Andrea Prosperetti, Distinguished Professor of mechanical engineering at the Cullen College, to lead the venture.