CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — May 2011

Richardson Richardson Honored by Catalysis Society
May 31, 2011
The Southwest Catalysis Society, the local chapter of the North American Catalysis Society, has honored one of its founders for a lifetime of work in catalysis research and...
Dalton Dalton Retiring after 51 years
May 25, 2011
In 1953, Charles Dalton began taking night classes part-time at the University of Houston. Now, nearly 60 years later, he’s almost ready to leave. It’s not that Dalton took...
Alumni, Professors to be Honored at Alumni Awards Gala
May 23, 2011
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and the Engineering Alumni Association will honor seven college alumni and professors at its annual awards gala early...
ExxonMobil Donates More Than $500K to UH for Math, Science Initiatives
May 18, 2011
ExxonMobil has donated $586,766 to the University of Houston (UH) through its educational matching gift program to support math and science initiatives. Alumni and friends of UH...
Lim Lim Named New Chair of Industrial Engineering
May 16, 2011
The UH Cullen College of Engineering has named Gino Lim the new chair of its Department of Industrial Engineering, effective May 16. Lim takes over the role from Fritz Claydon,...
Mechanical engineering graduates huddle around David Levy, a 16-year double-graduate of mechanical engineering and mathematics at UH. Nearly 300 Walk in Spring Commencement Ceremony
May 16, 2011
The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its Spring 2011 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13, with nearly 300 candidates for engineering degrees walking across the stage. The...
Barr A Salute to Betty Barr
May 12, 2011
When Betty Barr joined the college as an assistant professor 40 years ago, times were a little different. The women’s movement had just opened up new opportunities for women...
Two UH Engineering Graduates Separated by 70 Years Two UH Engineering Graduates Separated by 70 Years
May 11, 2011
A lifetime separates two special University of Houston engineering students who are graduating this spring. David Levy is receiving two bachelor's degrees, one in mechanical...
Rifai Rifai Wins Grant to Study Galveston Bay Pollutants
May 9, 2011
Cullen College Professor of Environmental Engineering Hanadi Rifai has received a grant to expand her research into toxic chemicals in the Houston area’s major bodies of water....
College Faculty Recognized for Teaching, Research
May 4, 2011
Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2010-2011 academic year at the college's Spring...