Archived News — April 2021

Jeffrey Rimer is the Abraham E. Dukler Professor at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering. Improved Catalyst May Translate to Petrochemical Production Gains
April 27, 2021
Aromatics are major building blocks of polymers, or plastics, that turn up as everything from PET bottles for water to breathable, wrinkle-resistant polyester clothing. These...
Copper is a prevalent metal used in everyday life. As a conductor of heat and electricity, it is commonly used in wires. From Toxic Ions to Single-Atom Copper
April 26, 2021
Copper remains one of the single most ubiquitous metals in everyday life. As a conductor of heat and electricity, it is utilized in wires, roofing and plumbing, as well as a...
A group of 21 students from the Cullen College of Engineering have been selected for the University of Houston's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships. 21 Cullen College students receive SURF opportunities
April 22, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to announce that 21 undergraduate students have been selected for the University of Houston's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (...
UH student Caleb Broodo is pursuing his electrical engineering and physics studies while being a member of this year's Houston Cougars men's basketball Final Four squad. Work ethic leads to success on, off court for UH's Broodo
April 21, 2021
As he progresses deeper into his collegiate career, University of Houston basketball walk-on and Cullen College of Engineering student Caleb Broodo only has one word to describe...
Nine students from professor Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal’s neurohumanities class took a high-tech tour with a brain imaging device attached through the "Color Field" public art exhibition’s mile-long path across campus. Making Waves in Art and Engineering
April 21, 2021
UH Students Experience ‘Color Field’ Wearing Brain Imaging Devices The “Color Field” public art exhibition at the University of Houston has attracted art enthusiasts from all over...
Jose "Javi" Solano, a senior Mechanical Engineering student, is a 2021 Goldwater Scholar. Undergraduate named 2021 Goldwater Scholar
April 19, 2021
Winning an award can always be an emotional moment for a student, but for University of Houston senior Jose “Javi” Solano, being picked as a 2021 Goldwater Scholar especially...
Daryl Santos, Ph.D., graduated with his Masters and doctorate in Industrial Engineering from UH in 1990 and 1993, respectively. Santos was recently promoted to Distinguished Service Professor at Binghamton University, the highest faculty rank that SUNY awards. Alum Santos promoted to Distinguished Service Professor at Binghamton
April 15, 2021
An alumnus of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been promoted to the position of Distinguished Service Professor of Systems Science and Industrial...
An exterior shot of the flags flying at the Houston Community College's Fraga Campus. The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and HCC will be partnering to create an Engineering Academy on the campus. UH, HCC partnering on Engineering Academy at Fraga campus
April 14, 2021
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College have reached an agreement to offer UH Engineering Academy courses at the HCC Felix Fraga...
Hanadi S. Rifai, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is reporting in Nature Communications that life expectancy is lower for those living near Superfund sites. Life Expectancy Lower for Those Living Near Superfund Sites
April 13, 2021
Living near a hazardous waste or Superfund site could cut your life short by about a year, reports Hanadi S. Rifai, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Civil and Environmental...
College mourns passing of CEE professor emeritus Ghazzaly
April 12, 2021
Osman Ghazzaly, Ph.D., an emeritus professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, passed away the...

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