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Welcome to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston. We are located in Houston, Texas; a city with one of the highest concentrations of civil and environmental engineering companies in the country. Our educational programs offer unique opportunities for a successful career start. The Department has approximately 234 undergraduates and 182 graduate students pursuing BSCE, MS, MCE and PhD degrees in civil and environmental engineering.

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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-dollar grant to help increase the number of underrepresented minorities pursuing academic careers in engineering and science.

Houston universities team up to boost minorities in academia
The University of Houston Katy campus – set to open this fall  – will offer programs in high demand throughout the Greater Houston region – engineering and nursing.

UH Cullen College partners with HCC to Better Serve Students, Industries

 

The recently announced partnership between the new University of Houston Katy campus – set to open this fall – and Houston Community College (HCC) to enable Katy-area students to earn engineering degrees right in their neighborhood has the Greater Houston community buzzing with excitement.

New Engineering Academy is Putting UH Katy in the Lime Light
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Ali Ansari’s Research Focuses on Improving Clean Water Output from RO Desalination

 

Ali Ansari, a doctoral student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers’ John B. Hawley Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship, established in 1961, promotes graduate study and research in hydraulic and environmental engineering.

UH Engineering Student Wins ASCE Hawley Memorial Fellowship

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Faculty Accolades

Roberto Ballarini, chairman of the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Houston, is the recipient of the 2019 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Roberto Ballarini recognized for contributions in numerous disciplines

 

Roberto Ballarini, Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and chairman of the department of civil and environmental engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, is the recipient of the 2019 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

UH Civil and Environmental Engineering Chairman Wins 2019 Mindlin Medal
Jiming Bao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

Two UH Cullen College of Engineering professors received funding from the Welch Foundation for their contributions to basic chemical research that benefits humankind. These three-year grants extend from 2019 to 2022.

Cullen College Professors Win Welch Awards to Explore Fundamental Chemical Ideas

Student Success

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Ali Ansari’s Research Focuses on Improving Clean Water Output from RO Desalination

 

Ali Ansari, a doctoral student at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was recently awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers’ John B. Hawley Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship, established in 1961, promotes graduate study and research in hydraulic and environmental engineering.

UH Engineering Student Wins ASCE Hawley Memorial Fellowship
Chong Dai (Ph.D. '18) won a 2019 Chinese Government Award for Self-financed Students Abroad.

Chong Dai, who earned a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the UH Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a 2019 Chinese Government Award for Self-financed Students Abroad.

Given by the China Scholarship Council, this competitive award is presented to only 500 students worldwide each year. She will receive a $6,000 cash prize and a certificate.

Cullen College Alumna Scores Prestigious Chinese Government Award

Academy of Distinguished Civil & Environmental Engineers

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