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Professor Explores Stacking Faults to Strengthen Cobalt
Yashashree Kulkarni, associate professor of mechanical engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, earned a three-year $225,400 grant from the...

Yashashree Kulkarni, associate professor of mechanical engineering at UH Cullen College of Engineering, earned a three-year $225,400 grant from the National Science Foundation to study mechanisms of deformation in cobalt with high-density stacking faults.

UH Engineering Community Mourns Loss of Doctoral Student
Haripriya Sundararaju, 25, a mechanical engineering doctoral student at UH Cullen College, died Sept. 21, 2015 in Houston.

Haripriya Sundararaju, 25, a mechanical engineering doctoral student at UH Cullen College, died Sept. 21, 2015 in Houston.

Industry Veteran Named Director for Subsea Systems Institute
Bill Maddock has been named director of the Subsea Systems Institute, a national research center established in Houston to develop the transformative...

Bill Maddock has been named director of the Subsea Systems Institute, a national research center established in Houston to develop the transformative technologies, engineering and operational practices to safely and sustainably produce deepwater offshore energy resources. Maddock is an experienced marine and offshore engineer with expertise in offshore structures, marine operations and the ice sciences.

Engineering Students Lead STEM Outreach Event in Brazil
This summer, three Cullen College of Engineering students and one alumnus boarded a plane bound for Brazil for the third annual Society of Women...

This summer, three Cullen College of Engineering students and one alumnus boarded a plane bound for Brazil for the third annual Society of Women Engineers (SWE) “One Day in Engineering” outreach event. Held in the city of Teresopolis and nearby rural areas, the event aims to inspire excitement about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields and encourage local high school students to pursue higher education.

UH Students Building Formula One-Style Race Car
Though the Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE) once boasted an active University of Houston student chapter, the organization has been dormant on...
Mottershaw, Abughazaleh and Gallery

Though the Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE) once boasted an active University of Houston student chapter, the organization has been dormant on the UH campus for several years. Now, a group of dedicated Cullen College of Engineering students are bringing the student organization back to campus and into the fast lane – literally.

American Jereh Supports Engineering Students With New Scholarship
Oilfield-equipment manufacturer American Jereh International Corporation showed its support for the University of Houston Cullen College of...

Oilfield-equipment manufacturer American Jereh International Corporation showed its support for the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering by granting scholarships to two engineering students for the current fall and upcoming spring semesters.

Cullen College Welcomes Nine Engineering Professors
A combination of nine university professors and industry professionals is joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of...

A combination of nine university professors and industry professionals is joining the Cullen College of Engineering faculty at the University of Houston this semester. The majority are biomedical engineers with expertise ranging from brain-machine interfaces for control of prosthetic limbs to cell membrane research for diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer.

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins Prestigious Teaching Fellowship
Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Christopher Ortega has been awarded the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Graduate Teaching...
Christopher Ortega ME Ph.D Student

Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Christopher Ortega has been awarded the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Graduate Teaching Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. The fellowship, awarded by the ASME Board on Education to outstanding mechanical engineering Ph.D.

UH Research & Innovation Magazine Now Available
The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity.

The 2015 Research & Innovation magazine exemplifies the University of Houston’s revolutionary scientific discoveries, scholarship and ingenuity.

Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Honored with Presidential Teaching Award
Mechanical engineering alumnus Jonathan Claydon was recently recognized as a state finalist for the 2015 Texas Presidential Awards for Excellence in...
Jonathan Claydon

Mechanical engineering alumnus Jonathan Claydon was recently recognized as a state finalist for the 2015 Texas Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST are the nation’s highest honors, awarded to recognize instructors who contribute to their communities as role models and leaders in the field of STEM education.

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