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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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Cullen College of Engineering TrueStep Capstone team members Arnold Emeh, Rukaiya Batliwala, Anthony Pham and Tanvi Parikh won two awards at the 2021 Excellence in Senior Design Competition at the University of Texas at Dallas. Student project TrueStep takes 1st at design competition
May 28, 2021
A four-person team of students at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has won a pair of awards for their project – a soft robotics exoskeleton – after… Read More
Faheem Ershad. Three graduate students receive TcSUH scholarships
May 26, 2021
Three graduate students from the Cullen College of Engineering have received scholarships from the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston (TcSUH), as… Read More
University of Houston professor Richard Willson said he was extremely satisfied when he was notified that he was the recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award in the Recovery of Biological Products for 2021 from the American Chemical Society Biochemical Technology Division. Willson earns Alan S. Michaels Award from ACS BIOT
May 24, 2021
Calling it a career pinnacle in some ways, University of Houston professor Richard Willson said he was extremely satisfied when he was notified that he was the recipient of the… Read More
The Communications Department of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering took home two honors from the 35th annual American Marketing Association Houston Crystal Awards 2021 at a ceremony at the Armadillo Palace on May 19. Engineering Communications wins 2 AMA Crystal Awards
May 21, 2021
The Communications Department of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering took home two honors from the 35th annual American Marketing Association Houston Crystal… Read More
Melanie Hazlett, a December 2016 graduate of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering with a doctorate in Chemical Engineering, is now a professor with her own research lab at Concordia University in Montreal. UH alum Hazlett hired as Concordia University professor
May 20, 2021
Being from Canada, Professor Melanie Hazlett honestly hadn't heard much of the University of Houston before she began searching for graduate school opportunities. However, it was… Read More