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June 14, 2022
The University of Houston System and NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) are expanding a longtime partnership to work collaboratively on joint research, technology development, technology transfer, training and educational and…
UH System Chancellor Renu Khator and JSC Director Vanessa Wyche sign an extension of a longtime partnership.
April 14, 2021
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College have reached an agreement to offer UH Engineering Academy courses at the HCC Felix Fraga Academic Campus on the east side of Houston on…
An exterior shot of the flags flying at the Houston Community College's Fraga Campus. The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and HCC will be partnering to create an Engineering Academy on the campus.
March 15, 2021
Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Boeing for a six-month lunar surface systems study, a researcher and her team at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering are designing potential rovers and habitats for usage on…
Images of a 3D rover model, provided by Dr. Olga Bannova, a research professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Mechanical Engineering Department and the director of the Space Architecture Graduate Program.
December 18, 2020
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded five scholarships for 2020 to students attending the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering. Each student received a monetary award,…
Ankur Agrawal
December 8, 2020
This article originally appeared in The Daily Cougar, the student newspaper for the University of Houston. Space travel achievements by SpaceX in 2020 have been inspiring for UH students interested in aerospace and astronautics…
November 25, 2020
When Rex Walheim first enrolled at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering's Masters program in Industrial Engineering in the 1980s, his goals were literally sky high. At the time, he was a flight controller at…
Rex Walheim, a 1989 graduate of the Industrial Engineering Masters program at UH, is now at the private company Axiom Space after retiring from NASA. The agency noted that he spent almost 36 years in government service, 36 days in space, and 36 hours on spacewalks.
November 12, 2020
Several professors and researchers at the University of Houston are among the most cited in the world, according to an October 2020 update by researchers from Stanford about paper citations. “A standardized citation metrics…
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June 3, 2020
The Cullen College of Engineering has set a new record for its six-year graduation rate, hitting a mark of 71.2 percent for students that began in Fall 2014, according to new information released by the department's Division of…
The six-year graduation rate for the Cullen College of Engineering is 71.2 percent for students that began in Fall 2014, the fourth year in a row it has increased.
May 22, 2020
The fortitude of the Cullen College of Engineering's Class of 2020 was proudly celebrated by the university community on May 7, with a 90-minute virtual graduation celebration, featuring remarks from University of Houston…
Michelle Gale.
May 9, 2020
Several members of the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized via the Office of the Provost's 2020 Faculty and Staff Awards, headlined by Dr. Richard Willson of Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences earning the…
Dr. Richard Willson of Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences.
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 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)
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 4, 2019
UH Cullen College of Engineering hosted 41 college STEM students from Japan visiting Houston, TX on Friday, August 23 to learn more about the space industry. The group participated in activities hosted at Johnson Space Center,…
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 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)
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
July 19, 2019
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. The college is one of 74 engineering programs around the…
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) honored the UH Cullen College of Engineering with an award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
July 18, 2019
‘To the moon and beyond’ marks 50th anniversary of first lunar landing   The Conversation, an independent and not-for-profit publisher of news, commentary and analysis, is marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with…
Bonnie Dunbar, a UH Cullen College of Engineering alumna, aboard the space shuttle Atlantis.
June 27, 2019
Engineering Students Learn as They Travel   While many people dream of seeing the world one day, a group of UH Cullen College of Engineering students recently returned from Brazil as part of the first engineering faculty-led…
UH Cullen College of Engineering students visit Brazil as part of the PROMES learning abroad experience.