Archived News — June 2021

In total, 48 students are participating in the 9-week, virtual program. TC Energy Foundation Commits $125K to Invest in Incoming UH STEM Students
June 8, 2021
This summer, the TC Energy Foundation is renewing its commitment to students at the University of Houston with a $50,000 investment into the Summer Scholars Academy. TC Energy’s…
Jennifer Stewart, a Petroleum Engineering student at the Cullen College of Engineering, is the 2021 Cynthia Oliver Coleman Women in Engineering Rising Star Award winner. Petro's Stewart trades call sheet for subsea
June 7, 2021
The transition from Broadway to the Houston energy industry might seem like an unusual one for some, but for Jennifer Stewart, it was one facilitated by her sister, Rebecca, and…
Abdeldjelil “DJ” Belarbi, Ph.D., Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received a $600,000 award to continue his research into bridge materials that resist corrosion. Belarbi continues fight against corrosion in bridges with NCHRP award
June 3, 2021
A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has received a $600,000 award from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program to continue his…
Kosar Mozaffari, a graduate student at the Cullen College of Engineering, is lead author for a new paper on flexoelectricity, along with Pradeep Sharma of Mechanical Engineering and Matthew Grasinger of the Air Force Research Lab. The Powerhouse Future Is Flexoelectric
June 2, 2021
“Giant Flexoelectricity” Breakthrough in Soft Elastomers Paves Way for Improved Robots and Self-Powered Pacemakers What do the following have in common: a self-powered implanted…
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has earned a  pair of Top 12 rankings for degrees awarded to Hispanic students and underrepresented minorities, according to the latest report of the ASEE's Engineering by the Numbers. Cullen College ranks in Top 12 for two diversity metrics
June 1, 2021
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering is in the Top 15 for several metrics measuring diversity in the field of engineering, including a pair of No. 12 rankings…