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Anne Jaap Jacobson. Celebration of Life to be held for ECE, Philosophy professor Jacobson

A celebration of the life of Anne Jaap Jacobson – a longtime professor at the University of Houston – will be held on Nov. 28 in the M.D. Anderson Library's Rockwell…
The University of Houston student chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) continues to grow and thrive, primarily thanks to the work of students in the Technology Division of the Cullen College of Engineering. Technology Division's PMI group growing rapidly

The Project Management Institute (PMI), founded in 1969, is a leading global authority in project management. They curate resources, trainings and certifications for the project…
Birol Dindoruk is the American Association of Drilling Engineers Endowed Professor of Petroleum Engineering & Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cullen, and the recipient of the SPE Honorary Member Award. Dindoruk recognized with highest SPE honor

A professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Petroleum Engineering Department and the William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering has been…
  Venkatesh Balan holds a flask of cyanobacteria. Its bright green color is a sign of its ability to convert sunlight into energy. But more intriguing for Balan and his team of researchers is cyanobacteria’s untapped power to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Technology Division Researchers Uncover Algae’s Potential to Ease Climate Change Worries

Scientists may be on the verge of taking a big step closer to the net-zero carbon emissions goal, thanks to University of Houston research into algae. Hidden potential is being…
Zheng Chen, Bill D. Cook Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Gangbing Song, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Autonomous Robot for Subsea Oil and Gas Pipeline Inspection Being Developed At Cullen

With an increasing number of severe accidents in the global oil and gas industry caused by damaged pipelines, University of Houston researchers are developing an autonomous robot…
Al Henson, Heidar Malki and Margaret Kidd, at the Breakbulk Student Poster Competition. SC&L students excel at Breakbulk poster competition

Three student teams from the University of Houston recently took first, second, and third place at the inaugural Breakbulk Student Poster Competition at Breakbulk Americas in…
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to announce 15 faculty promotions, effective starting the Fall 2023 semester. Cullen promotes 15 faculty members for Fall 2023

The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to announce 15 faculty promotions, effective starting the Fall 2023 semester. Promotions are listed by level, then alphabetically last…
Venkat Selvamanickam, head of the Selva Research Group at the University of Houston, is globally renowned for his work with superconductor wires. Selva's Research Group Wins $2 Million in DOE Funding For High Performance Superconducting Tape Project

University of Houston Transitioning Energy Innovations Into the Real World The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced a $10 million investment in three projects to develop…
Ying Lin, an associate professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Industrial Engineering Department, received a Data Analytics Award at the 8th North American International Conference, organized by Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. IE's Lin takes home Data Analytics Award from IEOM

Ying Lin, an associate professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Industrial Engineering Department, has earned an international award for her work in the field of data…
Chris Slaton [right], a Mechanical Engineering student at the Cullen College of Engineering, completed the Mickey Leland Energy Program fellowship this summer with the U.S. Department of Energy and Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management. ME student Slaton completes Mickey Leland fellowship

In 2021, the United States and 18 other global nations made the pledge to pursue a goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 via launching the Net Zero Government Initiative. It's…