University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Archived News — April 2018

Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor at the University of Houston, wins the 2018 Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty from SPE-GCS. National Organization Recognizes UH Petroleum Engineer for Innovative Contributions to Oil and Gas Industry
April 27, 2018
SPE selects Kostarelos for Distinguished Achievement Award   The Gulf Coast Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognized University Houston professor,...
Cullen College Hosts Annual Golf Tournament
April 25, 2018
The 29th annual Cullen College of Engineering Golf Tournament teed off at the Blackhorse Golf Club on Monday, April 9 in Cypress, Texas. This year’s tournament attracted over 80...
Cover photo credit: Mike Mozart Flickr (CC BY 2.0) New Natural Gas Catalyst Would Boost Clean Transportation
April 25, 2018
UH Engineer Says DOE-Funded Work Will Capture Methane, Other Emissions Thanks to advances in drilling technology, there is enough natural gas in the U.S. to last well into next...
Dr. Jacinta Conrad won a University of Houston Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity for the 2017-18 academic year. Cullen College Faculty Shine in UH Research Awards
April 24, 2018
Conrad and Yao sweep 'Associate Professor' category   The Cullen College of Engineering faculty swept the associate professor category of the University of Houston’s Awards for...
UH Professor Helps Address Female Representation in Fellow Awards
April 24, 2018
Jacinta Conrad, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, coauthored an editorial titled “For She’s...
Zhu Han, a UH engineering professor, wins a Moores Professorship and a $1.2 million MURI grant in 2018. UH Engineering Professor Wins Prestigious Moores Professorship
April 23, 2018
Plus: Other Faculty Award Announcements Zhu Han, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston, is having...
Serrae Reed, who is graduating from the University of Houston and going on to Yale University, shares her story. UH Senior Wins Prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship
April 23, 2018
Reed: “Discover your passions.”   Serrae Reed, a mechanical engineering senior at the Cullen College of Engineering, is at a bittersweet point in life. On one hand, she’ll be...
PROMES Celebrates its 40th Annual Banquet
April 19, 2018
The Program for Mastery of Engineering Studies (PROMES) held its 40th annual banquet on Thursday, April 12, celebrating the students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors of the...
Researchers Design ‘Soft’ Robots that Can Move on Their Own
April 18, 2018
Robots Could be Used in Medicine, Rescue and Defense   If Star Wars’ R2-D2 is your idea of a robot, think again. Researchers led by a University of Houston engineer have...
Benton F. Baugh Cullen College Announces 2018 EAA Gala Honorees
April 16, 2018
The 2018 UH Cullen College of Engineering Alumni Awards Gala will be held at the Bayou City Event Center on Thursday, June 7. The annual event, hosted by the Engineering Alumni...