Faculty Accolades

UH Distinguished Professor Emeritus to Be Honored by American Academy of Environmental Engineers
University of Houston environmental engineering professor emeritus James M. Symons has been invited to Washington, D.C., to receive the 2003 Edward J...
James Symons, Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering

University of Houston environmental engineering professor emeritus James M. Symons has been invited to Washington, D.C., to receive the 2003 Edward J. Cleary Award from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE).

William C. Anderson, executive director of AAEE, informed Symons that the award is presented "to a Diplomate to recognize: 'outstanding performance in the management of environmental protection enterprises conducted under either public or private auspices."

Civil Engineering Professor Rogers Honored by ASCE
Jerry Rogers was preparing to give a presentation titled "Early Civil Engineering Education and History" at a morning session of the 150th Annual...

Jerry Rogers was preparing to give a presentation titled "Early Civil Engineering Education and History" at a morning session of the 150th Annual Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers when he was surprised with a framed "Resolution" from the ASCE National History & Heritage Committee.

On the Waterfront: Professor Rifai is profiled in the latest issue of Collegium Magazine
Hanadi Rifai, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, credits her love of the ocean as a deciding factor in choosing a career...

Hanadi Rifai, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, credits her love of the ocean as a deciding factor in choosing a career that has led her to head a $3.2 million study funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. She will study dioxins in the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the United States.

$3.2 Million Project To Document Dioxin Levels In Houston Ship Channel
A major scientific study under way in Texas may help clarify how toxic chemicals are transported through the environment.

A major scientific study under way in Texas may help clarify how toxic chemicals are transported through the environment.

'Images': Improving Health of Houston's Residents Focus of UH Research Project
The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil...

The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil & environmental engineering. Rifai discusses the health advisories, environmental regulations and her most recent research in the latest edition of the 'Images' audio Web cast program.

'Images': Improving Health of Houston's Residents Focus of UH Research Project
The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil...

The dioxin found in seafood organism tissue can affect human health, even at low concentrations, says Hanadi Rifai, UH associate professor of civil & environmental engineering. Rifai discusses the health advisories, environmental regulations and her most recent research in the latest edition of the 'Images' audio Web cast program.

Cullen College Faculty Members Honored at Awards Ceremony
Three Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored Tuesday at a University of Houston luncheon where 17 UH educators and researchers...

Three Cullen College of Engineering faculty members were honored Tuesday at a University of Houston luncheon where 17 UH educators and researchers received awards based on nominations from faculty, staff and alumni.

William G. Rixey, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the Enron Corporation Teaching Excellence Award, which carries a $5,000 stipend and a trophy and is made possible by a fully funded endowment.

UH Engineer Receives $3.2 Million Grant to Study Dioxin Levels in Houston Ship Channel
After a promotion to associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and an appointment to editor-in-chief of the Bioremediation journal,...
Hanadi Rifai, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

After a promotion to associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and an appointment to editor-in-chief of the Bioremediation journal, Hanadi S. Rifai can now add another honor to her list of recent achievements. The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) has awarded Rifai a $3.2 million grant to study dioxin in the Houston Ship Channel.

UH Professor Installed as Vice President of National Engineering Society
University of Houston engineering professor Jerry Rogers was installed as vice president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the...
Dr. Jerry Rogers, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

University of Houston engineering professor Jerry Rogers was installed as vice president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition in Houston on October 13, 2001.

Vipulanandan Named New Chair for the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new chair for the Department of Civil and...
Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering effective Sept. 1.

C. Vipulanandan named chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
UH Cullen College of Engineering dean Raymond Flumerfelt named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new permanent chair for the...

UH Cullen College of Engineering dean Raymond Flumerfelt named Professor Cumaraswamy "Vipu" Vipulanandan as the new permanent chair for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, effective September 1.

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