UH Petroleum Engineering News

Photos: 2019 Chevron Girls Engineering the Future at UH Cullen College
On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls...

On Saturday, March 30, the hallways and classrooms in the UH Cullen College of Engineering buzzed with excitement as a thousand Houston- area girls attended the fourth annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,” sponsored by Chevron.

University of Houston to Host Inventors Meeting
National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11  
Discoveries made by NAI fellows have generated over $1.6 trillion in revenue

National Academy of Inventors Will Be in Houston April 10-11

 

UH NSBE Alumni to Share Industry Insights With Students
The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information...

The UH chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is bringing together UH NSBE alumni and current student members for an information session, titled “NSBE Guy and Girl Talk,” on Tuesday, April 9, in room 108 of Agnes Arnold Hall on campus.

Girls Engineering the Future Set for Saturday at UH
The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities   About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s...
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.

The Event Introduces Girls to Engineering, Other STEM Activities

 

About 1,500 girls are expected to participate in the University of Houston’s popular Chevron Girls Engineering the Future STEM Day on Saturday, March 30.

Real-life Superheroes Inspire Boys to be STEM Leaders
Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures   If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the...
Joshua Becerra shares his excitement about the UH St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy.

Breaking Down Walls to Build Futures

 

If Houstonian Juan Becerra, a father of three boys, could have any superpower, it’d be to look into the future. He’d use it to do everything right and lift his boys up as high as possible. He believes that all parents dream of giving their children a better life than their own.

UH Engineering Students Visit with INEOS Representatives
Learn about company, perks and hiring
 Tau Beta Pi.

Learn about company, perks and hiring

Chemicals Giant INEOS To Visit With UH Engineering Students
The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemical...
At the University of Houston, the Tau Beta Pi -Texas Epsilon Chapter (TX-E) was established in 1962.

The UH chapter of Tau Beta Pi – Texas Epsilon (TBP) is hosting an information session with representatives of INEOS, Europe’s largest petrochemical company, on Wednesday, February 27, in the Science and Research Building 1 on campus. The presenters will be Bob Sokol, chief financial officer of INEOS Oligomers and Oxide, and Fred Rulander, chief operating officer of INEOS Oxide North America.

Photos: UH Engineering Welcomes Over 100 Companies to Recruit Engineering Students
On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of...

On Thursday, February 7th, nearly 1,400 UH engineering students flocked to the UH Hilton to interview and meet with representatives from 110 of Houston’s leading companies at the spring 2019 Engineering Career Fair.

UH Petroleum Engineering Program Receives Specialty Equipment Donation
Chevron Gift to Help Research, Prepare Students for Jobs   Scientific research takes time and involves a lot of specialized equipment that come...
Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor of petroleum engineering, with two graduate students (Pushpesh Sharma in the center, Parth Jain to the left) in his Subsurface Research Lab.

Chevron Gift to Help Research, Prepare Students for Jobs

 

Scientific research takes time and involves a lot of specialized equipment that come with hefty price tags. Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor of petroleum engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering known for innovative research in the oil and gas field, can attest to this fact.

Photos: UH Engineering Celebrates More Than 400 Graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
The UH Cullen College celebrated the graduation of more than 400 engineers at the fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 13, hosted at...

The UH Cullen College celebrated the graduation of more than 400 engineers at the fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 13, hosted at the NRG Arena.

The proud graduates included 253 bachelor's, 208 master’s and 30 doctoral students.

Distinguished Alumnus, Bilfinger Executive to be UH Cullen College Fall 2018 Commencement Speaker
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80), is coming home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering as the featured speaker at its commencement on Dec....
Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80) is the fall 2018 UH Cullen College of Engineering commencement speaker.

Terrance “Terri” Ivers, P.E. (BSME ’80), is coming home to the UH Cullen College of Engineering as the featured speaker at its commencement on Dec. 13 at the NRG Arena. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from UH in 1980 and has remained involved in the Cullen College community throughout the course of his 37 year-long career.

Photos: Rockwell Lecture Series Presents Big Data and Machine Learning in Reservoir Analysis
The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted a Distinguished Rockwell Lecture on October 26 by Roland N. Horne, a member of the National Academy of...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted a Distinguished Rockwell Lecture on October 26 by Roland N. Horne, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Thomas Davies Barrow Professor of earth, energy and environmental sciences at Stanford University.

Cullen College’s Petroleum Engineering Department Celebrates Its First Doctoral Graduate
Postdoc Research Focuses on Engineering in Unconventional Reservoirs   Ali Rezaei has the honor of being the first graduate of the Cullen College...
Ali Rezaei, the first UH petroleum engineering doctoral graduate, is researching engineering issues of unconventional reservoirs.

Postdoc Research Focuses on Engineering in Unconventional Reservoirs

 

Ali Rezaei has the honor of being the first graduate of the Cullen College of Engineering’s doctoral program in petroleum engineering. He earned his Ph.D. this year by completing his dissertation on fast multipole fully-coupled poroelastic solutions of hydraulic fracturing.

Cullen College Senior Selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under 30’ Scholar
Meet AJ, An Engineer and A Social Entrepreneur   UH petroleum engineering student Ayoola "AJ" John-Muyiwa, 22, was selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under...
UH petroleum engineering student Ayoola "AJ" John-Muyiwa, 22, is a 2018 Forbes 'Under 30' scholar.

Meet AJ, An Engineer and A Social Entrepreneur

 

UH petroleum engineering student Ayoola "AJ" John-Muyiwa, 22, was selected as a 2018 Forbes ‘Under 30 Scholar’ and attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston this fall on invitation. All the honorees were vetted by a panel of expert judges in their respective fields.

Building the UH Engineering Legacy at Katy: From Foundation to New Heights
Q & A With Founding Director Phaneendra Kondapi   Plans for the Cullen College of Engineering to expand into the Katy area grow more concrete...
Phaneendra "Phani" Kondapi brings a unique and invaluable skillset to his roles as founding director of the UH engineering programs at Katy and director of the UH subsea engineering program.

Q & A With Founding Director Phaneendra Kondapi

 

Plans for the Cullen College of Engineering to expand into the Katy area grow more concrete each day as the construction of the University of Houston Katy Campus progresses. The 84,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art building will open its doors to hundreds of UH engineering students in fall 2019.

Renowned Faculty Join UH Cullen College, Including National Academy of Engineering Member
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year by adding seven new faculty members to its teaching and research...
Birol Dindoruk, Professor of Petroleum Engineering at UH Cullen College

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year by adding seven new faculty members to its teaching and research rosters. They specialize in fields ranging from reservoir engineering to neuro-engineering, and their research covers topics ranging from water resources to power and energy systems.

UH Engineering Professor Chosen for Highest Honor From Society of Petroleum Engineers
SPE Recognizes Christine Ehlig-Economides With Honorary Membership  
 UH Energy

SPE Recognizes Christine Ehlig-Economides With Honorary Membership

 

UH Signs MoU with Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy
Focus on joint research and competitive education for students   The University of Houston recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with...
Celebrating a MoU between the University of Houston and the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy.

Focus on joint research and competitive education for students

 

The University of Houston recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), declared by the Indian Parliament as an “institution of national importance.”

#CullenCollegeStories – Guadalupe “Lupita” Villanueva
Guadalupe “Lupita” Villanueva Senior, Petroleum Engineering Counselor, G.R.A.D.E. Camp
Lupita Villanueva, a third-year mentor at G.R.A.D.E. Camp, is a petroleum engineering major at the University of Houston.

Guadalupe “Lupita” Villanueva
Senior, Petroleum Engineering
Counselor, G.R.A.D.E. Camp

UH Petroleum Engineering Professor Earns Legion of Honor Award
SPE Honors Dr. Ali Daneshy   Ali Daneshy, adjunct professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston and president of Daneshy...
Dr. Ali Daneshy, adjunct professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston.

SPE Honors Dr. Ali Daneshy

 

Ali Daneshy, adjunct professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Houston and president of Daneshy Consultants International, is being honored with a 2018 Society of Petroleum Engineers Legion of Honor Award.

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