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Cullen College Delegation Returns from India with Plans for Future Talks
A contingent from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has returned from India with informal agreements to discuss research and...
A delegation from the University of Houston poses in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India during a recent trip aimed at establishing academic and research partnerships with several engineering colleges throughout the country. Cullen College of Engineering Associate Dean of Graduate Studies Larry Witte led the group, which included Haluk Ogmen, chair of electrical and computer engineering; Haider Malki, associate dean of research, UH College of Technology; and Hamid Parsaei, chair of industrial engineering.

A contingent from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has returned from India with informal agreements to discuss research and educational partnerships with institutions throughout the country.

Engineering Professor Receives Minority Advancement Award
Hamid Parsaei, professor and chair of industrial engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, recently received the UPS...

Hamid Parsaei, professor and chair of industrial engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, recently received the UPS Award for Minority Advancement from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).

The award, which was presented at the group’s Annual Conference in May, is given “for innovative development of programs/products directed to the advancement of women, minorities or people with disabilities within the field of Industrial Engineering.”

UH Engineering Alums Honored During EWeek
National Engineers Week, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, kicked-off with events and ceremonies being held throughout the country. It is run by the Engineers Week...

National Engineers Week, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, kicked-off with events and ceremonies being held throughout the country. It is run by the Engineers Week Foundation, a coalition of engineering associations, businesses and government agencies. The week is intended to raise public awareness of engineers’ contributions to society and encourage students to pursue engineering careers.

UH Engineering Alumna Develops Hand Mimetic Device For Premature Babies, Mothers
When Yamile Cendales Jackson (2000 PhD IE) gave birth to her son Zachary, he was 12 weeks premature and weighed only one pound, 15 ounces. Now...

When Yamile Cendales Jackson (2000 PhD IE) gave birth to her son Zachary, he was 12 weeks premature and weighed only one pound, 15 ounces. Now Zachary is a thriving four year old, and Jackson used her experience to develop a hand mimetic device, the Zaky, which is named after her son, to help premature babies and their mothers feel closer to each other.

UH Industrial Engineering Alumnus Co-Authors First Book on Retail Consulting
“Beware the Black Hole! The Black Hole is the place where retail companies that are no longer relevant to customers go to die. As you may recall from...

“Beware the Black Hole! The Black Hole is the place where retail companies that are no longer relevant to customers go to die. As you may recall from high school physics, a black hole is a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape.”

UH Engineering Professor Chung Honored For Words of Wisdom
There aren’t enough hours in the day for this year’s recipient of the University of Houston’s George Magner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate...

There aren’t enough hours in the day for this year’s recipient of the University of Houston’s George Magner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising.

Christopher Chung, associate professor of industrial engineering (IE), couldn’t feel more honored for this recognition of his efforts outside the classroom.

Ostrofsky Takes Second Eccles Medal For Logistics Education
The Society of Logistics Engineers awarded Benjamin Ostrofsky, University of Houston Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering, his second Eccles...

The Society of Logistics Engineers awarded Benjamin Ostrofsky, University of Houston Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering, his second Eccles Medal at the 2003 International Symposium of the Society of Logistics Engineers, which was held at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Industrial Engineering Major Captures 'Engines of Our Ingenuity' Scholarship
While engineers with a background in elementary education are not ordinary or plentiful, the 2001 scholarship committee still named Rebecca Ginsburg...

While engineers with a background in elementary education are not ordinary or plentiful, the 2001 scholarship committee still named Rebecca Ginsburg as the first winner of the John Lienhard “Engines of Our Ingenuity” Scholarship Endowment. Ginsburg’s unique situation is one that corresponded with the scholarship committee’s quest for a creative thinker, and with a description of creativity shaped by John Lienhard, M.D.

Dean Announces 2003 Faculty Awards for Teaching, Research
Dean Raymond Flumerfelt announced the winners of this year's faculty teaching and research awards at the UH Cullen College of Engineering's annual...

Dean Raymond Flumerfelt announced the winners of this year's faculty teaching and research awards at the UH Cullen College of Engineering's annual Faculty and Staff Meeting on April 22.

UH Team Places Third in ASME Design Competition
An interdisciplinary team of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering placed third...

An interdisciplinary team of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering students from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering placed third in the 2003 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Design Competition.

Members of the winning group are Paul Sommerfield, Marcos Flores, and Jamie Suarez, senior mechanical engineering students, and Robert Whitaker, a senior industrial engineering student.

UH Approved for Sloan Foundation Scholarships
The University of Houston Department of Industrial Engineering is one of only five such departments in the country to be approved for the Alfred P....

The University of Houston Department of Industrial Engineering is one of only five such departments in the country to be approved for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Program for Underrepresented Minorities.

Outstanding UH Engineering Students Recognized by TSPE
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by...
Dimple Pajwani, Senior, Electrical Engineering

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering students Dimple Pajwani and Monica Greak were recognized as outstanding engineering students by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers during their annual Outstanding Students Engineers Week ceremony at the UH Hilton Hotel.

UH Engineering Students Test Creative Skills in 'Impromptu Design Competition'
Thirteen interdisciplinary teams of University of Houston engineering students showed up in the Engineering Commons on a Friday morning this fall...

Thirteen interdisciplinary teams of University of Houston engineering students showed up in the Engineering Commons on a Friday morning this fall with no idea what they were going to be asked to do.

UH Engineering Professor Ostrofsky Receives President's Award of Merit from Society of Logistics Engineers
Benjamin Ostrofsky, professor of industrial engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, recently accepted the President's...
Benjamin Ostrofsky

Benjamin Ostrofsky, professor of industrial engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, recently accepted the President's Award for Merit from the Society of Logistics Engineers. The award recognizes him as a Fellow who has made particularly significant contributions to the Society.

Only Experienced Engineers May Apply
How does a student get a job to get experience if the job requires experience? The UH Cullen College of Engineering has solved that problem with its...

How does a student get a job to get experience if the job requires experience? The UH Cullen College of Engineering has solved that problem with its Cooperative Education and Industrial Scholar Interns Program. These programs are designed to give students the hands-on experience necessary to obtain a great job after graduation. Click here to read more.

Logistically speaking UH students rule awards competition
Four industrial engineering students earn scholarships from prestigious International Education Foundation.

Four industrial engineering students earn scholarships from prestigious International Education Foundation.

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