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UH Cullen College's 'Parameters' Magazine Wins Crystal Award from American Marketing Association
The UH Cullen College of Engineering's biannual Parameters magazine earned the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Crystal Award for best public...
UH Cullen College's 'Parameters' Magazine Wins Crystal Award from American Marketing Association

The UH Cullen College of Engineering's biannual Parameters magazine earned the American Marketing Association's (AMA) Crystal Award for best public relations/communications newsletter. Finalists in the category included UH's Bauer College of Business and Houston Methodist Hospital.

UH Engineering Rises in U.S. News Rankings
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America. The 2019 U.S. News...
Professor Jose Contreras-Vidal, known for his work with prosthetics and brain-computer interfaces, with students.

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is several steps closer to landing a spot among the Top 50 engineering colleges in America.

The 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings place the Cullen College on the list of the Best Engineering Schools of 2019. It moved up from #73 in the year before to #69. The ranking is shared by Clemson University, Colorado State University, Tufts University and the University of Iowa.

2018 Alumni Breakfast with Dean Tedesco: UH Engineering’s Growth, Success and Goals for the Future
Alumni and friends of the UH Cullen College of Engineering gathered at the Dish Society restaurant in Katy for the first Alumni Breakfast with Dean...
Dean Tedesco shares his perspective on growth and successes for UH Cullen College.

Alumni and friends of the UH Cullen College of Engineering gathered at the Dish Society restaurant in Katy for the first Alumni Breakfast with Dean Joseph Tedesco on Friday, Feb. 2.

From Lebanon, With Love: Alumnus Abe Najjar Supports Electrical Engineering Students With Endowed Scholarship
As a child in Lebanon, Abe Najjar (BSEE ’89, MSEE ’91) never dreamed he would one day be working in Houston as an engineer for one of the largest...
 Yuri Gevrasev

As a child in Lebanon, Abe Najjar (BSEE ’89, MSEE ’91) never dreamed he would one day be working in Houston as an engineer for one of the largest engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies in the U.S. Najjar’s parents encouraged him to strive for excellence in his studies, but the money for college just wasn’t there. 

Alumnus Donates First Library to Petroleum Engineering Department
Since earning his master’s degree in petroleum engineering from the UH Cullen College in 1986 Stuart Filler has witnessed his alma mater undergo many...
Petroleum engineering alumnus Stuart Filler donated the first library to the petroleum engineering department

Since earning his master’s degree in petroleum engineering from the UH Cullen College in 1986 Stuart Filler has witnessed his alma mater undergo many positive transformations, eventually outgrowing its reputation as a “city commuter school” to break into the list of the nation’s top-ranked research universities.

Success In and On the Air: UH Alumni and Compaq Founder Featured on NPR
In the early days of personal computing, Cullen College alumnus Rod Canion (bachelor’s in electrical engineering 1966, and master’s in electrical...
Rod Canion (far right) in the early days of Compaq

In the early days of personal computing, Cullen College alumnus Rod Canion (bachelor’s in electrical engineering 1966, and master’s in electrical engineering 1968) left the security of his job at Texas Instruments and co-founded Compaq, which created the first IBM-compatible personal computer.

PHOTOS: Alumni Reconnect in Memory of Charles Beyer at 2016 Civil & Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon
More than 150 UH civil engineering alumni, faculty and students gathered at the HESS Club on Westheimer to reconnect and honor the memory of Charles...
 Russell Dunlavy, Dean Joseph W. Tedesco, Nancy Beyer, Honorable Joe Zimmerman, Trent Perez

More than 150 UH civil engineering alumni, faculty and students gathered at the HESS Club on Westheimer to reconnect and honor the memory of Charles Beyer at the 14th annual Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Luncheon held on October 18.

UH Receives $54 Million in Construction Bonds to Expand in Sugar Land
State leaders have paved the way for new construction at UH Sugar Land (UHSL), a campus of the University of Houston. UHSL received a $54 million...

State leaders have paved the way for new construction at UH Sugar Land (UHSL), a campus of the University of Houston. UHSL received a $54 million allocation in HB100, which the governor recently signed, to construct a new 150,000-sq.-ft. classroom building.

Chairman of ECE Industry Advisory Board Talks Advice for Engineering Students

PHOTOS: 2015 Engineering Alumni Association Gala
The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 11 at the Houston Petroleum Club. The event is held every year in...

The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) held its annual Alumni Awards Gala on June 11 at the Houston Petroleum Club. The event is held every year in honor of distinguished Cullen College alumni and faculty who are awarded for their career achievements.

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