Archived News — June 2020

Livia Mello, a UH graduate student and doctoral candidate in Civil Engineering with Dr. Roberto Ballarini, was awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2020 O.H. Ammann Research Fellowship to continue her work in studying progressive building collapse. ASCE tabs UH student Mello for research fellowship
June 29, 2020
A graduate student at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been honored by being selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers for the 2020 O.H....
Engineering Communications Wins AMA 2020 Crystal Award for Outstanding Interactive Multimedia & Video
June 29, 2020
HOUSTON – JUNE 29, 2020 – The Communications Department of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering announced today that their entry, “UH Engineering at Katy,”...
Seven from Cullen College of Engineering surge into SURF program Seven BME Students Surge into SURF Program
June 24, 2020
For the summer of 2020, the Cullen College of Engineering had seven Biomedical Engineering students selected for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. The SURF...
Samuel Akinwande UH, NACME Celebrate 2019-20 Class
June 22, 2020
A dozen students from the Cullen College of Engineering's chapter of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) were celebrated for graduating in the 2019-...
Dr. Rose Faghih, an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been named to MIT Technology Review's prestigious annual list of Innovators Under 35, in the category of visionary. UH’s Faghih Named an MIT Technology Review 2020 Innovator Under 35
June 18, 2020
HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA – June 18, 2020 – Yesterday MIT Technology Review announced Dr. Rose Faghih, an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has...
Dr. David Shattuck of Electrical and Computer Engineering. College honors 17 with yearly Faculty and Student Excellence Awards
June 18, 2020
Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the UH Cullen College of Engineering, announced that 17 students and faculty members had been selected as recipients in the...
UH engineering professor Navin Varadarajan (L) and pharmaceutics professor Xinli Liu (R) are collaborating on development and testing of a COVID-19 inhalation vaccine. Showing Promise: UH Researchers Explore Care Options for COVID-19
June 11, 2020
Not since the middle of the 20th century, amid the polio epidemic, have vaccines or drug treatment been so widely anticipated as those for COVID-19. In 1955 when the polio vaccine...
Cullen College of Engineering's Commitment to Racial Equality Cullen College of Engineering's Commitment to Racial Equality
June 11, 2020
As one of the top performing academic units at the University of Houston, it is our responsibility to lead by example and share our voice in taking a stand against the injustices...
GQ Guo, a 2017 graduate of the Petroleum Engineering department's Masters program, recently donated masks to the department. Petroleum Engineering alumnus donates masks to UH
June 10, 2020
As the coronavirus spread throughout the United States, one Cullen College of Engineering alum felt compelled to act and to support the university that helped him. GQ Guo...
Dr. Jeffrey Rimer, the Abraham E. Dukler Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received a $446,364 grant from the NSF to study zeolites. Rimer receives NSF grant for zeolite work
June 8, 2020
The complexity and mystery of zeolites – porous aluminosilicate crystals – was what first attracted Dr. Jeffrey Rimer, the Abraham E. Dukler Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular...

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