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August 16, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce 13 hirings in a variety of departments and roles for the 2022-23 academic year. Unless otherwise noted, all start dates are Sept. 1. Personnel is sorted alphabetically by…
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce 13 hirings in a variety of departments and roles for the 2022-23 academic year.
August 15, 2022
For Yaping Wang, a newly promoted Instructional Associate Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, the fulfillment she received from teaching became apparent as she was finishing…
Yaping Wang has been promoted to Instructional Associate Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering.
August 8, 2022
In a way, María Patricia Echeverry serving on the Industrial Engineering Department's Industry Advisory Board is a “full circle” moment for the UH graduate – from an undergrad collaborating with the college, to Master's student…
María Patricia Echeverry earned her master's degree from the Industrial Engineering Department of the Cullen College of Engineering, en route to a successful career as executive vice president at Gulf Coast Distillers. She is now serving on the Industry Advisory Board for the department. [Photo courtesy Gulf Coast Distillers.]
July 26, 2022
For David Luo, it was the combination of location, finances and a faster-paced curriculum that challenged him, which drew him to the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering. Since graduating with his master's degree…
David Luo, a 2019 graduate of the Industrial Engineering program at the Cullen College of Engineering, is now thriving in a position at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
July 14, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that the following eight members of the faculty have been promoted for the 2022-23 academic year. All promotions take effect as of Sept. 1, 2022. This listing is alphabetical…
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that the following eight members of the faculty have been promoted for the 2022-23 academic year.
June 8, 2022
Houston knows how deadly hurricanes can be, but evacuating large amounts of people from the city can also be extremely dangerous. A Cullen College of Engineering professor is looking to mathematical models for solutions to safer…
Gino Lim, the R. Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) R. Snider Endowed Chairman of Industrial Engineering, is attempting to apply mathematical models for supply chain management, and oil and gas line production, to hurricane evacuation.
May 5, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the 2021-22 Faculty and Student Excellence Award winners. The initial announcement…
Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, presents the W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award to Jae-Hyun Ryou of Mechanical Engineering.
April 28, 2022
The Cullen College of Engineering extends its condolences to the family of Gerlene “Gerri” R. Snider, a longtime benefactor to the College and the University of Houston. Along with her husband Larry, a UH alumnus, she established…
Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) Snider.
April 4, 2022
The graduate level programs Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering improved the most year-to-year, according to the latest rankings edition of U.S. News…
The Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering departments have both gained more than 10 spots in the latest graduate school rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
March 11, 2022
The following student experience was written by Emilia (Emi) Diaz, an Industrial Engineering senior at the Cullen College of Engineering and the president of the UH student chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems…
Industrial Engineering senior Emi Diaz, a student at the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston.
March 7, 2022
To enhance security of the nation’s border, a pioneer in drone technology at the University of Houston is proposing a continuous flight of small drones over its perimeter. One small problem: The battery limitation of small drones…
Gino Lim, R. Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) R. Snider Endowed Chair of Industrial Engineering, proposes the use of drones with built-in wireless electrification line battery charging systems to extend flight time and patrol U.S. borders.
March 3, 2022
Ying Lin, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Institute at the University of Houston to improve the…
Ying Lin, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received a grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Institute at the University of Houston to improve the uniformity of long-length high temperature superconductor tapes during superconductor manufacturing process.
February 25, 2022
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted another successful event on Feb. 22, as the 2022 Engineers Week Awards program recognized 50 students for their accomplishments. Since 2004, the EAA and industry donors have come…
Haley Conley, posing with friends.
February 9, 2022
For Industrial Engineering assistant professor Taewoo Lee and doctoral student Poria Dorali, each one came to the decision to volunteer with the St. Elmo Brady STEM Academy in different ways. Lee finished his doctorate in…
Taewoo Lee and Poria Dorali.
January 31, 2022
Reflecting the organization's commitment to the community, the Dow Promise Program has awarded a $10,000 grant to the University of Houston branch of the National Society of Black Engineers, to partner with the Blodgett Urban…
UH NSBE members volunteering at a previous community event at the Blodgett Urban Gardens.
December 2, 2021
At the first in-person, 50-in-5 celebration event, 116 faculty members were honored at the Wortham House on Monday, Nov. 29. President Renu Khator, Provost Paula Myrick Short and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai…
More than 20 Engineering faculty members were recognized for contributing to the UH 50-in-5 initiative.
September 1, 2021
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome 13 new professors and lecturers for the 2021-22 academic year, as part of its continuing effort to grow the faculty and to provide high quality instruction for undergraduate…
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome the following 12 people to the faculty for the 2021-22 academic year, and beyond.
August 27, 2021
Five students from the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering helped to improve operations by analyzing washer and dryer performance at Cintas, a NASDAQ-100 and S&P 500 company, as part of…
Industrial Engineering
August 17, 2021
University of Houston Alumnus, Wife, Expand Legacy of Support to Cullen College of Engineering University of Houston alumnus Larry Snider achieved great success throughout his career as an engineer, leading companies and…
Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) Snider
August 9, 2021
A new paper from Taewoo Lee, an Assistant Professor of the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, examines the decision-making preferences using past decision data, using a novel, data-driven…
A new paper from Taewoo Lee, an Assistant Professor of the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, examines the decision-making preferences using past decision data, using a novel, data-driven inverse optimization method.

 


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