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For Emma Clarke, there was admittedly a bit of an adjustment period to life at the University of Houston. After all, a metro area with 7.3 million people is quite different than Christchurch, the city of about 381,500 she grew up…
CEE grad Clarke adjusts from pitch to professional life
Pietro Milillo, an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has secured a $200,000 grant from NASA funding for assessing NASA's…
NASA picks satellite research proposals from CEE's Milillo, Lee
Dana R. Flores, a doctoral candidate in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has earned the Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement from the American Membrane…
CEE Ph.D. student Flores earns Watson fellowship
Siddhartha Paul, a Civil Engineering Ph.D. student at the Cullen College of Engineering, is one of four recipients of the 2022 American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Fellowships for…
Ph.D. student Paul earns AMTA Fellowship
Pietro Milillo, an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has secured a $200,000 grant from NASA funding for assessing NASA's…
NASA picks satellite research proposals from CEE's Milillo, Lee
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday $7.7 million in research grant funding to improve risk assessment of chemical mixtures in the environment, which includes $749,926 for research by Debora Rodrigues,…
EPA research grant funds Rodrigues, Liu work on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
A professor at the Cullen College of Engineering will continue serving as the lead PI for a NASA project that examines land subsidence, flood forecasting and groundwater management in the Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Hyongki…
CEE's Lee receives funding to continue flood analysis work along Asia's Mekong River
For Marcela Strane, a Ph.D. student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, the opportunity to work on a hydrology project in El Salvador during the summer of 2022 was the…
CEE's Strane learns from summer research in El Salvador
After a competitive selection process, the U.S. National Science Foundation has chosen Debora Frigi Rodrigues, Ezekiel Cullen Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering,…
CEE's Rodrigues chosen as NSF Program Director
The University of Houston's wing of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers has earned a National Chapter of the Year for 2021-22 from the national leadership of the group. According to award criteria, National Chapter…
SHPE-UH honored with National Chapter of the Year award
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce 12 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…
Cullen adds 13 professionals to its ranks
Two professors from the Cullen College of Engineering have been honored with election to the Fellow grade of membership for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).  The professors chosen for the 2022 class are …
Two Engineering professors honored as ASME Fellows
With a $675,000 grant from NASA, researchers at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and the University of California, Irvine are launching a new flood risk assessment project focusing on sandy beaches and…
NASA grant supports UH, UCI project to assess flood risks using radar technologies
A professor at the Cullen College of Engineering has received a pair of grants that will utilize the one-of-a-kind machinery available at the University of Houston to conduct research into shear failures for a new type of…
CEE's Kalliontzis receives 2 grants to study concrete performance
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…
Cullen recognizes efforts of faculty, students with 2021-22 Excellence Awards
 ‘Transformational’ Institute Funded by Department of Defense As the nature of digital warfare evolves, the need for a workforce trained in cybersecurity is critical for defending the United States from attacks. In response to…
Cullen Professor Leads Consortium to Enhance Cybersecurity
Four professors at the Cullen College of Engineering have been recognized for their exemplary work via the 2022 Faculty and Staff Awards, administered by the University of Houston's Office of the Provost. Roberto Ballarini,…
Four Cullen professors honored with UH awards
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…
ME, IE grad programs improve in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings
A Cullen College of Engineering professor has been recognized for his distinguished service with the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Abdeldjelil "DJ" Belarbi, Ph.D., Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor in…
CEE's Belarbi earns American Concrete Institute service award
Daniel Wong, Ph.D., P.E., a distinguished graduate of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, has been selected as the 2022 Houston Engineer of the Year. Wong was honored at the 2022 Engineer of the Year Gala,…
CEE alum Wong named Houston Engineer of the Year