Archived News — August 2020

Michael Effiong, a doctoral student in the Petroleum Engineering program at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received an award from ExxonMobil for his work in reservoir engineering. Ph.D. candidate Effiong honored with ExxonMobil award
August 25, 2020
The Reservoir Engineering Discipline Leadership at ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy providers, has awarded Cullen College of Engineering student...
Dr. Rose Faghih and her doctoral student,  Dilranjan Wickramasuriya. Computational Medicine Lab’s Research Featured by IEEE Xplore
August 24, 2020
Dr. Rose Faghih of the Cullen College of Engineering has been spotlighted as a featured author by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Xplore homepage for...
Dr. Ying Lin, a professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a $435,017 grant to continue research on identifying underlying genetic contributors to some forms of psychiatric illness. Lin receives Sub-Award on NIH grant for work on psychiatric genetics
August 21, 2020
Dr. Ying Lin, a member of the faculty at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a $435,017 grant to continue research on identifying underlying...
Dr. Debora Rodrigues, an associate professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, will be working with Dr. Mohammad Al-Ghouti of Qatar University to explore new water filtration methods by recycling date pits. Rodrigues, Qatar University examining potential of date pits for water conservation
August 19, 2020
A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has received a grant to explore new filtration methods by recycling date pits to help with the...
The UH Society of Petroleum Engineers (UH SPE) was recently awarded its first Student Chapter Excellence Award for 2020. UH Society of Petroleum Engineers Wins Student Chapter Excellence Award
August 12, 2020
Despite the unique ending to the spring 2020 semester, the year turned out to have a silver lining for at least one energy-related student chapter at the University of Houston....
3D finned zeolite catalysts enhance molecule access to the interior of the particle (graphic created by J.C. Palmer). Breaking Molecular Traffic Jams with Finned Nanoporous Materials
August 10, 2020
Thousands of chemical processes used by the energy industry and for other applications rely on the high speed of catalytic reactions, but molecules frequently are hindered by...
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi has been recognized with SPE International Distinguished Membership. Kondapi recognized with SPE International Distinguished Membership
August 6, 2020
Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi – a professor of Subsea Engineering, assistant dean of Engineering Programs at UH Katy and former director of Subsea Engineering – has been honored this...