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The Technology Division's associate professor of biotechnology Venkatesh Balan, Ph.D., was recently selected to participate in the 2024 U.S. Department of Agriculture Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) E. Kika De La Garza…
TD's Balan tabbed for Fellowship program
The Cullen College of Engineering recognized the hard work and efforts of its entire workforce at the 2023-24 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards, held during the Faculty-Staff Meeting on May 8. For a full gallery of photos from…
College recognizes outstanding personnel at 2023-24 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards
REMINDER! You can view the ceremony live on YouTube by click here! Replay available shortly after as well. Hello there to all friends and family of the Cullen College of Engineering's Spring 2024 graduation class! In honor of…
 2024 Cullen Spring Commencement Live Blog - Ceremony 2
REMINDER! You can view the ceremony live on YouTube by click here! Replay available shortly after as well. Hello there to all friends and family of the Cullen College of Engineering's Spring 2024 graduation class! In honor of…
 2024 Cullen Spring Commencement Live Blog - Ceremony 1
The Offshore Technology Conference is recognizing two University of Houston Cougars — one alumnus and one faculty member — among the conference’s 2024 Emerging Leaders. They are among an esteemed group of 11 individuals earning a…
Two Cullen Cougars Named 2024 OTC Emerging Leaders
Associate professor of biotechnology Venkatesh Balan has been honored with the International Association of Advanced Materials' Advanced Material Award for his Department of Defense grant-sponsored work with chitin — the…
Biotech's Balan earns IAAM award
More than 450 high school students from 12 Houston Independent School District (HISD) schools recently visited UH's Sugar Land Instructional Site for a hands-on day of learning and exploration as part of the Technology Division's…
Sugar Land hosts HISD students for hands-on Catapult Career Summit
Jian Shi, an assistant professor at the Cullen College of Engineering with a dual appointment to the Engineering Technology and Electrical & Computer Engineering departments, won't soon forget his son's 10th birthday. It's…
ECE, Engineering Technology's Shi earns CAREER award
The Technology Division's Medhat El Nahas, instructional professor of Engineering Technology, has a keen eye for potential. Whether he's reaching out to industry colleagues to keep tabs on professional openings for his students…
El Nahas recognized for dedication to next generation
The Technology Division's Technology Project Management program was recently re-accredited by the Global Accreditation Committee of the Project Management Institute (PMI), reinforcing and affirming the University of Houston's…
Technology Project Management program earns 'Distinguished' grade
Researchers at the University of Houston are training future agricultural scientists in new methods of protecting the world’s foodcrops – which too often are left vulnerable to extreme weather events in these days of climate…
Cullen Professor Trains Future Agri-Scientists to Outsmart Climate Change Threats
With funding from the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), the biotechnology program at the University of Houston will host African American, Hispanic, Native American and other minority…
UH Biotechnology program serving as host for NIIMBL
Mechanical Engineering Technology professor Weihang Zhu has now started the second phase of a collaborative offshore safety-focused effort with the American Bureau of Shipping, funded by the Gulf Research Program (GRP) and…
ME Technology's Zhu starting 2nd phase of safety culture research
Farmyard and backyard chickens the world over have long been the happy recipients of family table scraps as a part of their regular diets, allowing households to not only reduce their food waste but to decrease the demand for new…
Technology Division Researchers Developing Healthy Organic Chicken Feed Using Mushroom Stems
Abdul Latif Khan, an assistant professor in the Cullen College of Engineering's Technology Division's Department of Engineering Technology, has received a research grant from the USDA to purchase instruments that will allow for…
Khan using new instruments for real-time photosynthesis monitoring
A University of Houston team of architects, engineers and designers will put their creative minds to the test as part of a new competition to design innovative, unique and fully operational homes to lead the housing…
UH Architecture and Engineering Team’s Thermodynamic House to Compete in Housing Event
Scientists may be on the verge of taking a big step closer to the net-zero carbon emissions goal, thanks to University of Houston research into algae. Hidden potential is being revealed in the major algae studies at the microbial…
Technology Division Researchers Uncover Algae’s Potential to Ease Climate Change Worries
The Cullen College of Engineering is proud to announce 15 faculty promotions, effective starting the Fall 2023 semester. Promotions are listed by level, then alphabetically last name. All promotions are granted followed a…
Cullen promotes 15 faculty members for Fall 2023
The University of Houston celebrated the groundbreaking of a new $65 million academic building in ceremonies at the UH at Sugar Land instructional site. Before faculty, staff, students and community leaders, UH officials turned…
Officials Break Ground on New Technology Building at UH at Sugar Land Instructional Site
The world is full of good ideas, but only some of them become viable and real. “You don’t see the full impact of a good idea until someone figures out a way to convert it to a usable product or service that has value, brings it…
Cullen teams place in UH Energy's Innovation Commercialization Competition