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Mike Harold, M.D. Anderson Professor and chairman of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at UH Cullen College of Engineering. UH Chemical Engineering Chairman Wins SWCS Award for Applied Catalysis
April 26, 2019
Mike Harold, M.D. Anderson Professor and chairman of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at UH Cullen College of Engineering, recently won the 2019 Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) Award for Excellence in…
 Mike Mozart Flickr (CC BY 2.0) New Natural Gas Catalyst Would Boost Clean Transportation
April 25, 2018
UH Engineer Says DOE-Funded Work Will Capture Methane, Other Emissions Thanks to advances in drilling technology, there is enough natural gas in the U.S. to last well into next century and beyond. This has renewed the idea of…
Michael Harold, chairman of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will lead a $2.1 million project to find new catalytic materials for a more efficient engine. Removing the Roadblocks to a More Efficient Car Engine
September 20, 2017
UH-Led Team is Developing Next-Generation Catalytic Technology to Cut Emissions Almost 160 years after the invention of the internal combustion engine, a new type of engine – operating at low-temperature, allowing it to consume…
Wendy Lang, Sashank Kasiraju and Wei Qin in the lab where award-winning work takes place Work With Catalysts Changes Grad Students Into Award Winners
July 18, 2017
Three Cullen College chemical engineering Ph.D. students have returned from Denver, Co. where they were special guests at the 25th North American Meeting (NAM25) of the North American Catalysis Society. Sashank Kasiraju, who…
Mottershaw, Abughazaleh and Gallery UH Students Building Formula One-Style Race Car
September 22, 2015
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…
Rui Li, Melanie Hazlett and Yuying Song Three Students Win Poster Awards at Southwest Catalysis Society Spring Symposium
May 13, 2015
Three Cullen College Ph.D. students received poster awards at the 2015 Southwest Catalysis Society’s spring symposium held at the University of Houston on April 24. The Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) is a branch of the North…
Four Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Win Kokes Travel Awards
May 7, 2015
Four graduate students from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering received prestigious Kokes Awards for the 24th North American Catalysis Society (NACS) meeting in…
Chemical Engineering Chairman Elected as AIChE Fellow
July 17, 2014
Mike Harold, M.D. Anderson Professor and chairman of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Institute of…
Harold Talks Catalytic Conversion with The EnergyMaker Show
May 30, 2014
The EnergyMakers Show, an online broadcast sponsored by Comcast Business, has spent time with Cullen College faculty in the past, and now they've honed in on Michael Harold, chair and M.D. Anderson professor of chemical and…
EnergyMakers Show Spotlights William Epling
January 14, 2014
The EnergyMakers Show, a web series presented by Comcast Business, sat down with William Epling, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, to discuss the progression…

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