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When Santiago El Awad was first awarded membership in the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program in the fall of 2019, as he was pursuing his master's degree in Civil Engineering at the Cullen College of…
CEE doctoral student El Awad earns Eisenhower fellowship
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) hosted another successful event on Feb. 22, as the 2022 Engineers Week Awards program recognized 50 students for their accomplishments. Since 2004, the EAA and industry donors have come…
EAA recognizes 50 students for academic achievements, leadership
In a new University of Houston study using an advanced remote imaging system known as synthetic aperture radar interferometry, three glaciers at the South Pole are being documented with levels of clarity and completeness never…
Radar Tech From CEE's Milillo Records Antarctic Glaciers Losing Ice Faster Than Ever Documented Before
Reflecting the organization's commitment to the community, the Dow Promise Program has awarded a $10,000 grant to the University of Houston branch of the National Society of Black Engineers, to partner with the Blodgett Urban…
UH NSBE receives $10k grant for community garden revamp
According to an updated paper from researchers at Stanford University, 46 past and present professors affiliated with the Cullen College of Engineering are among the Top 2 percent of cited research papers in the world. The…
Paper finds 46 Cullen College professors among Most-Cited
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) has awarded three scholarships for 2021 to students attending the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston. Each student received a monetary award,…
Three Cullen students awarded ASIE scholarships
For D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE '76), it wasn't a tough decision when it came to the specific resource he wanted a new Cullen College of Engineering fellowship to support. The 2018 recipient of The Outstanding Practitioner in Water…
Klotz family establishes new fellowship for graduate students
At the first in-person, 50-in-5 celebration event, 116 faculty members were honored at the Wortham House on Monday, Nov. 29. President Renu Khator, Provost Paula Myrick Short and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai…
Engineering Faculty Celebrated As Part Of 50-in-5 Achievements
Two professors with the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, with colleagues from the University of Michigan and University of New Mexico, have embarked on a road rarely traveled by researchers – exploring the…
NSF Funds $3 Million Study by CEE Professors on Fungi Superpowers
Cynthia V. Castro, Ph.D., can describe firsthand the importance of networking and being thoroughly prepared. For the Cullen College of Engineering graduate, both aligned for her when it came to meeting a respected figure in her…
Doctoral Grad Castro Earns NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship
Through the analysis of airborne laser mapping (lidar), an international team of researchers – including several from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston – identified 478 ceremonial centers in the…
Airborne mapping identifies nearly 500 sites and patterns, re-conceptualizing early Mesoamerica
Although the locations and challenges have changed, there has always been one constant for Omar Khalid – learning as much as he can, in a variety of fields and disciplines. Khalid, a native of Iraq, earned his B.S. in Computer…
CEE award-winner Khalid continues to pursue knowledge
Debora F. Rodrigues, Ph.D., the Ezekiel Cullen Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials by the Executive Board of the IAAM.   According…
IAAM chooses CEE's Rodrigues for Fellow honor
Professors from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and the Cullen College of Engineering, have received a National Science Foundation grant for their multi-faceted proposal to study how the community reacts to flood…
Sociology's Anderson, CEE's Rifai pairing for research into Houston flood response
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to welcome 13 new professors and lecturers for the 2021-22 academic year, as part of its continuing effort to grow the faculty and to provide high quality instruction for undergraduate…
Cullen College of Engineering welcomes 13 new hires
The Cullen College of Engineering is happy to announce that Devin L. Shaffer, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, is the latest member of the faculty to receive a National Science…
CEE's Shaffer earns NSF CAREER award
A professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has received a $600,000 award from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program to continue his research into bridge materials that would resist…
Belarbi continues fight against corrosion in bridges with NCHRP award
Roberto Ballarini, Thomas and Laura Hsu Professor and Department Chairman of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected as a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Distinguished…
Ballarini honored with ASCE Distinguished Member status
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston and Dr. Joseph W. Tedesco, Ph.D., P.E., the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Endowed Chair and Dean, are pleased to share the 2020-21 Faculty and Student Excellence Award…
23 honored with 2020-21 Faculty and Student Excellence Awards
Copper remains one of the single most ubiquitous metals in everyday life. As a conductor of heat and electricity, it is utilized in wires, roofing and plumbing, as well as a catalyst for petrochemical plants, solar and electrical…
From Toxic Ions to Single-Atom Copper