Other News of Interest

Photos: Students, Colleagues and Friends Surprise Tom Holley with Retirement Party
Students, colleagues and friends surprised Tom Holley on the evening of Aug. 29 with a retirement party to celebrate his successful leadership of the...

Students, colleagues and friends surprised Tom Holley on the evening of Aug. 29 with a retirement party to celebrate his successful leadership of the UH Petroleum Engineering Department.

UH Rated Among Best Colleges for Undergraduate Education by Princeton Review
Just as the University of Houston kicks off another fall semester with expectations of record enrollment (more than 43,700 as of Friday), the...

Just as the University of Houston kicks off another fall semester with expectations of record enrollment (more than 43,700 as of Friday), the Princeton Review is highlighting why more students are choosing Houston.

UH Engineering Welcomes Four New National Academy of Engineering Faculty
The UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomes four National Academy of Engineering members to its faculty roster in the 2016- 2017 academic year,...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering welcomes four National Academy of Engineering members to its faculty roster in the 2016- 2017 academic year, bringing the total number of NAE faculty members at the college to 13.

New Book Offers Comprehensive Look at Fracturing Horizontal Wells
Fracturing horizontal wells has had a profound impact on the U.S. oil and gas industry over the past 25 years, allowing production from fields once...

Fracturing horizontal wells has had a profound impact on the U.S. oil and gas industry over the past 25 years, allowing production from fields once considered too marginal to produce. A new book, “Fracturing Horizontal Wells,” translates that history and the lessons learned into a comprehensive look at the process, from planning to production.

Society of Petroleum Engineers Picks Three of the Best from Cullen College
Each year, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), an international society with more than 168,000 members, recognizes the best of the best in its...
Three outstanding UH professors win international awards

Each year, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), an international society with more than 168,000 members, recognizes the best of the best in its international awards program.

This year, three Cullen College faculty members were honored for their professional and technical excellence, career achievements, service to colleagues, industry leadership and public service.

Three Renowned Energy Researchers Join University of Houston
The University of Houston has recruited three renowned researchers working in the energy field – two members of the National Academy of Engineering...

The University of Houston has recruited three renowned researchers working in the energy field – two members of the National Academy of Engineering and one member of the National Academy of Sciences – as part of the Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI).

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the hires Thursday, part of an effort to recruit nationally recognized researchers to Texas institutions of higher education.

Marathon Oil Donates $35K Model Ship to the Cullen College
Marathon Oil recently gifted a model Alvheim floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ship to the petroleum engineering department at the...

Marathon Oil recently gifted a model Alvheim floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ship to the petroleum engineering department at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

UH Petroleum Engineer Applies Oil Recovery Technology to Clean Up Leaked Jet Fuel Site in Denmark
With help from a UH petroleum engineering professor, a technology originally developed by the oil and gas industry to extract residual oil from...
 Travis Comer, Jay Ho Lee, Konstantinos Kostarelos, Sujeewa Palayangoda, Alex Lee

With help from a UH petroleum engineering professor, a technology originally developed by the oil and gas industry to extract residual oil from reservoirs is now being applied to clean up the site of an underground fuel leak in Denmark.

UH Engineering Climbs U.S. News Rankings, Earns Spot on List of Nation's Best Schools
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is well on its way to becoming a Top 50 engineering college in the nation, earning a coveted spot on the list of...

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is well on its way to becoming a Top 50 engineering college in the nation, earning a coveted spot on the list of the Best Engineering Schools of 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.

UH Students Design Energy Efficient, Affordable Homes
With plans to capture the power of Houston’s sun and reuse its abundant rainfall, a group of University of Houston students has completed the first...

With plans to capture the power of Houston’s sun and reuse its abundant rainfall, a group of University of Houston students has completed the first phase of an ambitious project to rethink affordable housing and energy efficiency.

Three interdisciplinary teams have been named winners of the Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Direct Energy and UH Energy. Ultimately, organizers plan to build the winning designs in Houston’s Third Ward, near the UH campus.

Cullen College Names 2016 Outstanding Students
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to recognize its outstanding students of the 2015-2016 year.
UH Campus

The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to recognize its outstanding students of the 2015-2016 year.

Forbes.com Features UH Professor’s Op-Ed on Developing Unconventional Energy Resources
Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by the Cullen College’s William C. Miller Endowed Chair Professor of Petroleum Engineering and UH...
Christine Ehlig-Economides

Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by the Cullen College’s William C. Miller Endowed Chair Professor of Petroleum Engineering and UH Energy Fellow, Christine Ehlig-Economides.

PHOTOS: Petroleum Engineering Department Reception
On Friday, December 4, the UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted a reception celebrating the newly-approved Department of the Petroleum Engineering.

On Friday, December 4, the UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted a reception celebrating the newly-approved Department of the Petroleum Engineering.

THECB Approves Petroleum Engineering Department at UH
Earlier this month, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the establishment of the Department of Petroleum Engineering within the UH...

Earlier this month, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the establishment of the Department of Petroleum Engineering within the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

More Texas Teens Want to be Engineers When They Grow Up
A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed...

A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed as the second-most popular career choice for Texas teens -- 22 percent of students who reported their future plans indicated they were interested in healthcare professions. 

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research Day
The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D....

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s 11th annual Undergraduate Research Day took place on Thursday, October 22nd in the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library and the Honors College. At the event, over 175 undergraduate students from 11 University of Houston colleges showcased their research with poster and oral presentations.

UH Biomedical, Petroleum Engineering Undergrad Programs Earn Accreditation
The University of Houston’s petroleum engineering and biomedical engineering programs – the two newest for the Cullen College of Engineering – have...

The University of Houston’s petroleum engineering and biomedical engineering programs – the two newest for the Cullen College of Engineering – have been accredited by the Accrediting Board for Engineering Technology, or ABET, which focuses on college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

All eight UH undergraduate engineering programs now have ABET accreditation.

Petroleum Engineering Undergraduate Program Receives ABET Accreditation
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s B.S. degree program in petroleum engineering has been accredited by the Engineering...

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s B.S. degree program in petroleum engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. All of the Cullen College’s undergraduate programs are ABET accredited.

Cullen College Welcomes Nine Engineering Professors
A combination of nine university professors and industry professionals is joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of...

A combination of nine university professors and industry professionals is joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of Houston this semester. The majority are biomedical engineers with expertise ranging from brain-machine interfaces for control of prosthetic limbs to cell membrane research for diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer.

UH Research & Innovation Magazine Now Available
The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity.

The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity.

Pages