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First Issue of IE Optimum Magazine Now Available!

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is pleased to announce the first-ever issue of Optimum Magazine, a publication devoted to news and updates from the industrial engineering department. This issue of Optimum Magazine highlights…
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
University of Houston Receives IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing Award Marks Site of 1987 Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity On November 17, the University of Houston will receive an IEEE (…
Shell Oil Company Commits $3.5 Million to UH
Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million to the University of Houston in support of the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building and other educational initiatives. The collaboration between Shell and the…
UH Creates Mehta Family Engineering Research Center
The Mehta family has provided support to establish the Mehta Family Engineering Research Center on the ground floor of the University of Houston’s new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building. The Mehta Family…
IBM Fellow and Engineering Alumnus to Give Talk on Big Data Analytics
Watson, a computer program named for IBM’s founder, defeated the two best human players on “Jeopardy!” one of the most challenging game shows of all time, in 2011, marking a significant milestone in the advancement of big data…
Undergraduate Research Day 2014!
This year's Undergraduate Research Day will take place Thursday, October 9th at 4 p.m. in the Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston main campus. Out of the 150 undergraduate researchers…
Researchers Improve Power Grid Reliability During Hurricanes With NSF Award
Two professors with the UH Cullen College of Engineering were awarded nearly $250,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve the resilience and reliability of the U.S. electricity grid in response to hurricanes and…
UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields
The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and…
Extreme Environment Workshop for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Extreme Environment Workshop: Design for Survival -- Where and When it Matters Most Take part in an interdisciplinary undergraduate/graduate level course which explores urgent habitation challenges which are both common and…
Industrial Engineering Offers New Joint IE/MBA Program for Graduate Students
The beauty of an industrial engineering degree lies in its versatility. Industrial engineers are taught to determine the most effective ways for an organization to use the basic factors of production – people, machines, materials…
Lim spoke about the new IE/MBA program at the spring IE Awards Banquet.
6th Annual Hurricane and Disasters Conference to be Held on August 1
In recent years, the Gulf Coast region has been tremendously affected by the landfall of large hurricanes. In 2005, Category 3 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the coastal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and in…
Phillips 66 Donation Strengthens Ties to University of Houston
The University of Houston’s colleges of business and engineering have gained new support from one of the city’s energy leaders, which has donated money to a variety of programs and student support services. Phillips 66, a Houston…
PHOTOS: Annual IE Awards & Honors Banquet
The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s department of industrial engineering hosted their annual awards and honors banquet on Friday, May 2 to honor their outstanding alumni, donors, faculty, staff and students. The formal affair…
PHOTOS: 25th Annual Golf Tournament Tees Off
The sun broke through the morning clouds just in time for over 120 golfers to tee off at the 25th annual Cullen College of Engineering golf tournament on Monday, April 7. The golf tournament, sponsored this year by LJA…
Ph.D. Works to Optimize Radiation Treatment
If you lie down on the couch and put your hand over your heart, you’ll feel your chest rise and fall with each breath. It seems trivial, but the movement of lungs expanding and contracting can drastically change radiation…
Laleh Kardar
Cullen College Hosts Second "Intellectual Property Training Series"
As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property Training Series for the second year in a row.…
Cullen College Names Outstanding Student Award Winners
The Cullen College of Engineering faculty members have made their final decisions on this year’s overall Outstanding Junior and Senior Award recipients, and the winners are Connor Fernandez, chemical engineering junior, and…
 Connor Fernandez
VIDEO: UH Engineering Students Take Ride on NASA's "Vomit Comet"
Last November, we told you about a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering students who were chosen to take a coveted ride in NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft, known as the “Vomit Comet.” The UH “Cougarnauts” team members were…
The UH Cougarnauts
VIDEO: Meet Team Primer: Cullen College Undergrads to Compete in Shell Eco-Marathon
MEET TEAM PRIMER…A group of mechanical engineering undergrads at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering who will be competing in the upcoming Shell Eco-marathon in Houston from April 25th to 27th. The 12-member…
Meet Team Primer, a group of mechanical engineering undergrads who will be competing in the next Shell Eco-marathon in Houston.
PHOTOS: Dean Tedesco Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching, Research
Although the winners of the 2013 UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards were announced in May of last year, they were honored again last Friday at Dean Tedesco's faculty and staff meeting when each winner was handed…
Grigoriadis Accepts Award From Dean Tedesco

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