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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.

UH Cullen College's 'Parameters' Magazine Wins Crystal Award from American Marketing Association
The UH Cullen College of Engineering's biannual Parameters magazine earned the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Crystal Award for best public...
UH Cullen College's 'Parameters' Magazine Wins Crystal Award from American Marketing Association

The UH Cullen College of Engineering's biannual Parameters magazine earned the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Crystal Award for best public relations/communications newsletter. Finalists in the category included UH's Bauer College of Business and Houston Methodist Hospital.

National Organization Recognizes UH Petroleum Engineer for Innovative Contributions to Oil and Gas Industry
SPE selects Kostarelos for Distinguished Achievement Award   The Gulf Coast Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognized...
Konstantinos Kostarelos, an associate professor at the University of Houston, wins the 2018 Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty from SPE-GCS.

SPE selects Kostarelos for Distinguished Achievement Award

 

The Gulf Coast Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recognized University Houston professor, Konstantinos Kostarelos, with the 2018 Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty.

BASF Executive Heidi Alderman to be UH Cullen College 2018 Commencement Speaker
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018...
Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will serve as the spring 2018 commencement speaker for the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Distinguished chemical engineer and BASF executive Heidi Alderman will be the featured speaker at the UH Cullen College of Engineering 2018 commencement on Friday, May 11.

UH Engineers, Chevron Introduce Houston-area Girls to STEM Fun
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston was a happening place this weekend — rockets launched into the sky with great puffs of...
Science experiments dazzled and inspired participants at the 2018 Girls Engineering the Future! sponsored by Chevron.

The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston was a happening place this weekend — rockets launched into the sky with great puffs of smoke, robots performed amazing feats, and propeller-powered cars raced down corridors as happy shrieks filled the air.

About a thousand Houston-area girls, from grades 4-8, flooded the Cullen College and its surroundings on Saturday, March 24 for the third annual “Girls Engineering the Future Day: A STEM Event,” sponsored by Chevron.

UH Engineering Rises in U.S. News Rankings
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America. The 2019 U.S. News...
Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work with prosthetics and brain-computer interfaces, with students.

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America.

The 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings place the Cullen College on the list of the Best Engineering Schools of 2019. It moved up from #73 in the year before to #69. The ranking is shared by Clemson University, Colorado State University, Tufts University and the University of Iowa.

Top Companies Recruit UH Engineers at Fall Career Fair
Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to...

Students at the UH Cullen College of Engineering aren't just expected to do well in their labs and classes -- engineering students are expected to work in their respective fields of study while pursuing their degrees in order to land their dream jobs after college. That's why the Cullen College's Career Center offers two Engineering Career Fairs each year, one in the spring and one in the fall, to connect students to the top employers around the country early on in their academic careers.

PHOTOS: Cullen College Celebrates Nearly 450 Graduating Students at Fall 2017 Convocation Ceremony
The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its fall convocation ceremony on Thursday, December 14, recognizing nearly 450 graduating students at the...
Nearly 450 Students Graduated at The Fall 2017 Engineering Convocation

The UH Cullen College of Engineering held its fall convocation ceremony on Thursday, December 14, recognizing nearly 450 graduating students at the Bayou City Events Center. The ceremony featured a keynote address from UH alumna Cynthia Oliver Coleman (BSChE `71), who spent her 33-year career at Exxon Mobil holding various positions in gas engineering, reservoir engineering, engineering applications, engineering recruiting and engineering information systems.

Researchers Study Deepwater Gas Formation to Prevent Accidents
Work at UH Has Implications for Subsea Design and Operations A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working with the oil industry to...

Work at UH Has Implications for Subsea Design and Operations

A team of researchers from the University of Houston is working with the oil industry to develop new ways to predict when an offshore drilling rig is at risk for a potentially catastrophic accident.

Coping with Culture Shock: Director of Graduate Admissions Pens Article on International Student Experience
Life as a college student is fraught with challenges: keeping up with classes, making new friends, learning new fields of study and working jobs and...

Life as a college student is fraught with challenges: keeping up with classes, making new friends, learning new fields of study and working jobs and internships. But imagine also having to learn a new language and adjust to a foreign culture – those are some of the added challenges faced by international students attending colleges in the U.S.

PHOTOS: Ronald Larson Engineering Rockwell Lecture
How do you describe materials that aren’t quite liquids, gases or solids? More importantly, how do you model these materials?
Joseph W. Tedesco, left, presents plaque to Engineering Rockwell lecturer Ronald Larson

How do you describe materials that aren’t quite liquids, gases or solids? More importantly, how do you model these materials?

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