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Leading Tier 1 research in health, energy, computing, power, education, infrastructure and more.


Research Centers, Institutes & Industry Consortiums


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Active Laboratories

Student Research

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering offers a wide range of advanced, industry-relevant research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. All undergraduate and graduate students at the Cullen College are strongly encouraged to get hands-on research experience in one of the many faculty research groups, labs or centers on campus while they are pursuing their degrees.

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Addressing our Society’s Most Pressing Challenges

  • Developing Life Saving Drugs
    Developing Life Saving Drugs
  • Manufacturing for Tomorrow
    Manufacturing for Tomorrow
  • Innovating in Resilient Infrastructure
    Innovating in Resilient Infrastructure
  • Reducing Carbon Footprints
    Reducing Carbon Footprints
  • Equitable Futures
    Equitable Futures
  • Discovering New Materials with Tunable Properties
    Discovering New Materials with Tunable Properties

The Cullen College boasts an exceptionally talented, highly skilled, world-renowned team of faculty, many of whom are members of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Inventors, and National Science Foundation CAREER awardees, among others.

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Centers & Institutes
Centers & Institutes

Engineering faculty lead College Research and Academic Centers and are active members and leaders of other College Centers and University Level Centers and Institutes (ULCIs).


Facilities within the Cullen College offer external testing and capabilities to research groups, government agencies and other entities interested in advancing technology and discovery.


Industry-relevant consortia at the college help drive solutions for the world's most pressing issues.

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Contact us today to sponsor research, engage with our faculty and students in research, tour our facilities, or form a research partnership.

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