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April 15, 2021
An alumnus of the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering has been promoted to the position of Distinguished Service Professor of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, building on the teaching experience he…
Daryl Santos, Ph.D., graduated with his Masters and doctorate in Industrial Engineering from UH in 1990 and 1993, respectively. Santos was recently promoted to Distinguished Service Professor at Binghamton University, the highest faculty rank that SUNY awards.
April 14, 2021
The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College have reached an agreement to offer UH Engineering Academy courses at the HCC Felix Fraga Academic Campus on the east side of Houston on…
An exterior shot of the flags flying at the Houston Community College's Fraga Campus. The University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and HCC will be partnering to create an Engineering Academy on the campus.
March 30, 2021
The stature of the Cullen College of Engineering has increased again, as it improved by its ranking by one in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report, up to the No. 66 rated graduate engineering program in the country…
The Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston has again increased its ranking in the latest U.S. News & World Report, up one slot to No. 66 in the country.
February 11, 2021
Building on the skills he first learned while pursuing a Masters’ degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering, Arun Adat is now in his second decade of a successful career at the…
Arun Adat, who earned his Masters’ degree in Industrial Engineering at UH, is now in his second decade of a successful career at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, a Fortune 500 company.
February 9, 2021
The University of Houston’s student chapter of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has been awarded summa cum laude distinction for 2020, one of only five chapters internationally to earn…
UH INFORMS members [left to right] Maryam Torabbeigi, Poria Dorali, Zahed Shahmoradi, Bilal Majeed and Saba Ebrahimi.
January 28, 2021
Dr. Gino J. Lim, a professor and the chairman of the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received two grants – one to further research into cancer treatment, and one to establish a network…
Dr. Gino J. Lim, a professor and the chairman of the Industrial Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, has received two grants – one to further research into cancer treatment, and one to establish a network among three countries for digital systems requirements – worth about $56,000.
November 25, 2020
When Rex Walheim first enrolled at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering's Masters program in Industrial Engineering in the 1980s, his goals were literally sky high. At the time, he was a flight controller at…
Rex Walheim, a 1989 graduate of the Industrial Engineering Masters program at UH, is now at the private company Axiom Space after retiring from NASA. The agency noted that he spent almost 36 years in government service, 36 days in space, and 36 hours on spacewalks.
November 12, 2020
Several professors and researchers at the University of Houston are among the most cited in the world, according to an October 2020 update by researchers from Stanford about paper citations. “A standardized citation metrics…
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August 21, 2020
Dr. Ying Lin, a member of the faculty at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a $435,017 grant to continue research on identifying underlying genetic contributors to some forms of psychiatric…
Dr. Ying Lin, a professor at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering, was awarded a $435,017 grant to continue research on identifying underlying genetic contributors to some forms of psychiatric illness.
June 3, 2020
The Cullen College of Engineering has set a new record for its six-year graduation rate, hitting a mark of 71.2 percent for students that began in Fall 2014, according to new information released by the department's Division of…
The six-year graduation rate for the Cullen College of Engineering is 71.2 percent for students that began in Fall 2014, the fourth year in a row it has increased.
May 22, 2020
The fortitude of the Cullen College of Engineering's Class of 2020 was proudly celebrated by the university community on May 7, with a 90-minute virtual graduation celebration, featuring remarks from University of Houston…
Michelle Gale.
April 10, 2020
Chiwetalu Peter Odo, a senior Industrial Engineering undergraduate student, was the first-place winner in the IISE South Central Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition at Wichita State University in early March. Odo's…
April 9, 2020
It happens in the spring of every academic year. Teams of Cullen College industrial engineering students, most of them seniors about to graduate, are working to polish final details of the biggest assignment of their…
Instructional Associate Professor Randal Sitton (’85, M.S.I.E. ’88, Ph.D. ’92)
April 7, 2020
A pair of University of Houston graduate students earned a third place finish for their model to handle operation room cases at the annual Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, presented by Society of Health Systems…
FlexSim CEO Bill Nordgren presents an award to University of Houston graduate students Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq Hussain and Moaz Ahmed for their third place finish at the annual Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference.
March 17, 2020
On Tuesday, March 17, U.S. News & World Report released its updated 2021 rankings of best graduate engineering programs in the country. The UH Cullen College of Engineering has increased once again and is now rated No. 67. …
The Cullen College of Engineering was recently ranked at No. 67 on the list of 2021 Best Graduate Schools By U.S. News & World Report.
March 2, 2020
Thirty-two students from the University of Houston industrial engineering department attended the annual Informs & IISE Hackathon event held at the Cintas services facility in Northwest Houston on Saturday, Jan. 25.  The day…
February 24, 2020
Over 100 individuals joined representatives from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering and Houston Community College last Thursday, Feb. 20, for the first official UH/HCC Engineering Academy Information Session…
The UH/HCC Engineering Academy at Katy is a unique educational partnership between UH and HCC.
December 11, 2019
Engineering students address needs in the UH and Houston communities   It’s the season of giving, and students who are enrolled in the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) are…
UH Cullen College Women of PROMES is Holding an essentials drive for the holiday season.
November 19, 2019
The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) awarded seven of their 22 engineering scholarships this year to students attending the UH Cullen College of Engineering. The selected undergraduate and graduate…
ASIE 2019 Scholarship Winners courtesy photo from ASIE
November 18, 2019
Klotz views engineering as a 'license to change the world.'   Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76) was named the keynote speaker for the college’s fall 2019 commencement on…
Houston civil engineer and UH Cullen College of Engineering alumnus D. Wayne Klotz (MSCE ’76)

 


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