University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — April 2016

PHOTOS: Linda Abriola Rockwell Lecture
April 22, 2016
Each year, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering hosts a Rockwell Lecture, named after Elizabeth D. Rockwell in honor of her gift to establish an endowed chair...
IE Chair Working to Improve Safety for Houston Drivers During Flash Flooding
April 21, 2016
On April 20, the Houston Chronicle featured Gino Lim, chair of the industrial engineering department at the Cullen College, in the article “Officials pledge action after flooded...
Alumnus Establishes $50K Endowed Scholarship for UH Chemical Engineering Students
April 20, 2016
Chemical engineering alumnus Mike Piwetz and his wife Mary Jo Piwetz will establish a $50,000 endowed scholarship for chemical engineering students at the UH Cullen College of...
UH Engineers Make Journal Cover with Flexible LED Theoretical Study
April 20, 2016
The March 2016 cover of ACS Photonics features a theoretical study authored by Cullen College engineers Jae-Hyun Ryou, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and Shahab...
Odis Cobb EAA Announces 2016 Annual Gala Honorees
April 14, 2016
The 2016 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Hilton Americas Houston on Thursday, June 9, 2016. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering...
Cullen College Hosts 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional Conference
April 14, 2016
The University of Houston’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student chapter hosted the 2016 AIChE Southwest Student Regional Conference on the UH campus from...
Materials Research Society Establishes UH Chapter
April 8, 2016
This month, the Materials Research Society (MRS) Board of Directors approved the establishment of an MRS chapter at the University of Houston. The UH MRS chapter will focus on...
PHOTOS: Chevron Inspires Girls to Engineer the Future at UH
April 8, 2016
On Saturday, April 2, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering bustled with activity as nearly 300 girls tackled tough engineering concepts through fun...
From left: Travis Comer, Jay Ho Lee, Konstantinos Kostarelos, Sujeewa Palayangoda, Alex Lee UH Petroleum Engineer Applies Oil Recovery Technology to Clean Up Leaked Jet Fuel Site in Denmark
April 8, 2016
With help from a UH petroleum engineering professor, a technology originally developed by the oil and gas industry to extract residual oil from reservoirs is now being applied to...
Grant Allows UH Startup to Increase Global Access to Clean Water With Nano-sized Technology
April 4, 2016
WAVVE Stream Inc., a University of Houston startup company with the mission of increasing global access to clean water with a nano-sized filtration system, was recently awarded a...