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UH Hosts Panel Discussion at Offshore Technology Conference
The University of Houston’s success in working with the energy industry to establish its popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program will be...

The University of Houston’s success in working with the energy industry to establish its popular undergraduate petroleum engineering program will be the focus of a panel discussion next week at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).

ConocoPhillips Donates Over $1 Million to UH
Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP...
Tedesco

Continuing its commitment to education at the University of Houston, ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH’s growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to various engineering, science and business programs.

PhD Candidate Olafson Selected for Keck Predoctoral Fellowship
Katy Olafson, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering and co-advised by Drs. Peter Vekilov and Jeffrey Rimer, has been awarded a...

Katy Olafson, a Ph.D. candidate in chemical and biomolecular engineering and co-advised by Drs. Peter Vekilov and Jeffrey Rimer, has been awarded a one-year predoctoral fellowship in the Gulf Coast Consortia/W.M.

Engineering Takes Top Honors At Faculty Awards Ceremony
The Cullen College of Engineering shined at last night’s University of Houston Faculty Awards Banquet, with college professors taking home five...

The Cullen College of Engineering shined at last night’s University of Houston Faculty Awards Banquet, with college professors taking home five research and scholarship awards, the career teaching award and the university’s highest faculty honor, the Esther Farfel Award.

Harold Wins UH’s Highest Faculty Honor
We can all breathe a little easier with Mike Harold around.
Harold

We can all breathe a little easier with Mike Harold around.

The Engineering Career Search
As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering...

As the end of the spring semester approaches, members of the class of 2013 are preparing to transition into the full-time workforce. Engineering graduates will apply the technical skills learned in the lectures and labs of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering at their new jobs.

Professor Wins MRA Young Investigator Award to Study Cutting-Edge Cancer Treatment
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to help develop one of...
Varadarajan

A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to help develop one of the most promising therapies for patients with the disease.

UH Creates New Energy & Sustainability Minor
The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local...

The University of Houston -- and particularly the Cullen College of Engineering -- have taken bold and progressive steps in partnering with local industry and taking advantage of the university's location in the "Energy Capital of the World." Now, the University of Houston Bauer College of Business will follow suit by offering a new interdisciplinary Energy

Petroleum Engineering Program Lauded for Business/Higher-Ed Collaboration
The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been highlighted as a model...
The Business-Higher Education Forum cites the Cullen College’s undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program as a model industry/academia partnership.

The undergraduate Petroleum Engineering Program at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has been highlighted as a model partnership between industry and academia by the Business-Higher Education Forum.

Professor’s Crystal Formation Theories to be Tested in Space
Thanks to a recent grant from NASA, a University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering professor’s theories on crystal formation will be tested...
Vekilov

Thanks to a recent grant from NASA, a University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering professor’s theories on crystal formation will be tested onboard the International Space Station.

Paper Proposes New Methodology to Synthesize Catalysts
Zeolites play an important role in the chemical and petroleum industries. These crystalline materials are used as catalysts that set in motion and/or...
Rimer

Zeolites play an important role in the chemical and petroleum industries. These crystalline materials are used as catalysts that set in motion and/or improve chemical processes that create thousands of commercial and consumer products.

Luss, Baugh Named NAI Charter Fellows
Two faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored recently as members of the inaugural class of charter...
Luss and Baugh

Two faculty members of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering were honored recently as members of the inaugural class of charter fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

ChBE Graduate Student Matthew Oleksiak Awarded Kokes Travel Award
Matthew Oleksiak, a graduate student in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering, was awarded the 2013 Richard J. Kokes Travel Award...

Matthew Oleksiak, a graduate student in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering, was awarded the 2013 Richard J. Kokes Travel Award from the North American Catalysis Society (NACS) to attend the upcoming NACS conference in Louisville, Ky.

Young Chemical Reaction Engineers get Boost from NSF Grant
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant that will help dozens of young researchers from around the country attend an...
Harold

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant that will help dozens of young researchers from around the country attend an upcoming conference on chemical reaction engineering.

Video: ChBE Professor Featured on Fox Business
Michael Economides, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, was featured on Fox Business on March 6 to discuss the...

Michael Economides, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Cullen College, was featured on Fox Business on March 6 to discuss the future of Venezuela and oil production. Watch the full video at: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2207372533001/.

Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti Appointed Leader of UH Energy Initiatives
University of Houston President Renu Khator has named Dow Chair Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti as a special assistant to the president/chancellor...
Krishnamoorti

University of Houston President Renu Khator has named Dow Chair Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti as a special assistant to the president/chancellor for UH Energy, a collection of the university’s preeminent energy research and education programs. Krishnamoorti will lead UH’s efforts to develop a strategic plan for UH Energy involving education and training, research and the expansion of UH’s Energy Research Park.

ChBE PhD Candidate Wins Three AIChE Awards
Alexandra Lupulescu, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Houston Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected as the winner...
Alexandra Lupulescu, winner of the 2012 AIChE CRE Division Poster Competition.

Alexandra Lupulescu, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Houston Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected as the winner of the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division Poster Competition held during the 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, for her poster titled “Employing Molecular Modifiers to Tailor the Crystal Morphology of Zeolite Catalysts.”

Faculty Member wins Second Major Cancer Research Grant Since September
A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won his second major cancer research grant in four months, giving him a...
Varadarajan

A professor with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won his second major cancer research grant in four months, giving him a total of nearly $3.4 million to help develop cutting-edge treatments for the disease.

UH Chem-E Car Team Places Fifth at National Competition
The University of Houston Chem-E Car team competed at the 2012 AIChE National Competition recently, taking fifth place, the highest that UH has...
Members of the UH Chem-E Car Team

The University of Houston Chem-E Car team competed at the 2012 AIChE National Competition recently, taking fifth place, the highest that UH has achieved at the national level.

Students representing UH were An Dinh (team lead), Edward McDowell, Joshua Dillon, Rishabh Mahajan, Sheli Wilson, Stephen Havard, and Tanya Rogers.

Researchers Put Infection Mechanism to Good Use through Protein Engineering
Graduate students and faculty members with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have found a way to turn bacteria’s infection...
Journal of Biological Chemistry

Graduate students and faculty members with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have found a way to turn bacteria’s infection process into something that can actually benefit humans.

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