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April 7, 2020
A pair of University of Houston graduate students earned a third place finish for their model to handle operation room cases at the annual Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, presented by Society of Health Systems…
FlexSim CEO Bill Nordgren presents an award to University of Houston graduate students Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq Hussain and Moaz Ahmed for their third place finish at the annual Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference.
March 17, 2020
On Tuesday, March 17, U.S. News & World Report released its updated 2021 rankings of best graduate engineering programs in the country. The UH Cullen College of Engineering has increased once again and is now rated No. 67. …
The Cullen College of Engineering was recently ranked at No. 67 on the list of 2021 Best Graduate Schools By U.S. News & World Report.
March 2, 2020
Thirty-two students from the University of Houston industrial engineering department attended the annual Informs & IISE Hackathon event held at the Cintas services facility in Northwest Houston on Saturday, Jan. 25.  The day…
February 24, 2020
Over 100 individuals joined representatives from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College last Thursday, Feb. 20, for the first official UH/HCC Engineering Academy Information Session…
The UH/HCC Engineering Academy at Katy is a unique educational partnership between UH and HCC.
December 11, 2019
Engineering students address needs in the UH and Houston communities   It’s the season of giving, and students who are enrolled in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) are…
UH Cullen College Women of PROMES is Holding an essentials drive for the holiday season.
November 19, 2019
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) awarded seven of their 22 engineering scholarships this year to students attending the UH Cullen College of Engineering. The selected undergraduate and graduate…
ASIE 2019 Scholarship Winners courtesy photo from ASIE
November 18, 2019
Klotz views engineering as a 'license to change the world.'   Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76) was named the keynote speaker for the college’s fall 2019 commencement on…
Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76)
November 13, 2019
UH graduate students inspire each other with accomplishments   Graduate students representing the UH Cullen College of Engineering shone bright in the university-wide Graduate Research Showcase hosted Nov. 1, 2019 by the UH…
UH Cullen College students Dalia Lezzar and Madeleine Lu won big in the 3MT competition in the 2019 UH Graduate Research Showcase.
November 4, 2019
Barr was one of the first female faculty members at the Cullen College of Engineering   Betty J. Barr, University of Houston alumna and beloved longtime educator at UH Cullen College of Engineering, died Nov. 1, 2019. She was 74…
Betty J. Barr, UH alumna and pioneer female faculty member at the Cullen College of Engineering.
October 28, 2019
The Energy Coalition, a collaborative University of Houston student organization, is hosting the 2019 Energy Night on Monday, November 4, at the Student Center. The event will bring in leading experts who can share insights and…
The Energy Coalition, a UH student organization, is hosting the 2019 Energy Night.
October 28, 2019
Forbes, a renowned business publication, has selected seven UH Cullen College of Engineering students to participate in its 2019 Under 30 Scholars program. Last year only one engineering student, Ayoola John-Muyiwa (BSPetE ’19),…
Rukaiya Batliwala, mechanical engineering junior at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
October 8, 2019
Taewoo Lee’s Projects Deal With Diabetic Retinopathy and Organ Transplants   Taewoo Lee, assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded two grants to address critical issues in…
Taewoo Lee, assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering
October 2, 2019
Jerrod Henderson Recognized for Diversity and Student Success Efforts   Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, will receive the 2019 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from his…
Jerrod Henderson, instructional associate professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, with some of his students.
September 23, 2019
Paper Published in Two IISE Publications Industrial engineers make things and systems better for people. In Gino Lim’s case, it can involve reliable mass evacuation planning in situations of critical emergencies. “A reliable…
Professor Gino Lim and his doctoral student Ayda Darvishan with a poster about their emergency evacuation project.
September 3, 2019
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is kicking off the 2019-2020 academic year by welcoming seven new faculty members to its teaching and research rosters. They bring expertise in a wide variety of fields ranging from…
Mario Romero-Ortega joins the UH Cullen College as the Cullen Endowed professor of biomedical engineering.
August 27, 2019
UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Miguel A. Gonzalez (’83, MSIE ’85, Ph.D. IE ’95) recently took the helm as the new dean of the College of Science and Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake. He will also serve as…
UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus Miguel A. Gonzalez is the new dean of the College of Science and Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
August 26, 2019
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual meeting on August 22nd at Saint Arnold’s Brewery. This annual event furthers the EAA’s mission of championing, supporting and uniting the Cullen College’s students, faculty…
The Engineering Alumni Association holds its annual meeting and networking event at Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston on Aug. 22, 2019.
August 13, 2019
NSF grant to Rice, UH, Texas Southern will help future science, engineering professors   HOUSTON – (Aug. 13, 2019) – Rice University, Texas Southern University (TSU) and the University of Houston (UH) have won a multimillion-…
Rice University, Texas Southern University and the University of Houston have won a National Science Foundation grant to help underrepresented minorities pursuing academic careers in engineering and science. The principal investigators are, from left: Reginald DesRoches and Canek Phillips of Rice, Pradeep Sharma and Hanadi Rifai of the University of Houston, Yvette Pearson of Rice and Wei Wayne Li of Texas Southern University. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)
August 2, 2019
UH Cullen College partners with HCC to Better Serve Students, Industries   The recently announced partnership between the new University of Houston at Katy – set to open this fall – and Houston Community College (HCC) to enable…
The University of Houston at Katy campus – set to open this fall  – will offer programs in high demand throughout the Greater Houston region – engineering and nursing.
July 30, 2019
Faculty, students recognized for innovation, creative entrepreneurial spirit   Innovation is the engine that drives all of humanity’s greatest achievements – from the creation of the first wheel to electricity to heart…
Venkat Selvamanickam, M.D. Anderson Chair professor of mechanical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, won the 2019 Career Innovator Award

 


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