Research at the Cullen College is forward looking with the goal of solving tomorrow’s challenges facing our society.
Our faculty, students, and researchers are engaged in disciplinary and inter-disciplinary endeavors in almost every technical area critical to quality of life, economic growth and development, sustainability, and resilience. Whether in energy, water, power, materials, technology, communications, computing, manufacturing, or biotechnologies; our faculty is bold, impactful and distinctive in its recognition and national and international reputation. The faculty has built world-renowned laboratories; it partners with industry, and faculty members continue to excite students at all levels about research, and to publish with their students in top-tier journals.
Situated squarely in the middle of one of the most productive economic powerhouses, the Cullen College is reaching farther and aiming higher to lead in research and to cultivate a well-educated, diverse, and research-trained engineering workforce that ensures a sustainable future for Houston, Texas, the US and the world.
Our research ecosystem support framework is knowledgeable, advanced, responsive, and acts quickly to meet the needs of our diverse sponsor community that includes industry, federal and non-federal sponsors. Our research culture is to be innovative, daring, impactful, and transformative in all our research and research translation activities.