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What is UH Energy?

UH Energy is an umbrella for efforts across the University of Houston system to position the university as a strategic partner to the energy industry by producing trained workforce, strategic and technical leadership, research and development for needed innovations and new technologies. That’s why UH is the Energy University.

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Features in Energy

  • The Office of Sustainability’s Efforts for a Greener Campus

    The Office of Sustainability’s Efforts for a Greener Campus

    A new initiative to increase student involvement includes a bicycle-sharing program that will launch this fall. The Office of Sustainability partnered with Houston BCycle, the city’s bicycle-sharing program.The bicycle stations will be placed at the Student Center North, TDECU Stadium, the Fine Arts Building, Cougar Village, Welcome Center Student Garage and Metro Station and Technology Bridge.

  • Equinor Invests In Energy & Sustainability Students with Scholarship Program

    Equinor Invests In Energy & Sustainability Students with Scholarship Program

    Six students enrolled in the University of Houston’s Energy & Sustainability minor were recently selected for the Equinor Scholars Program, sponsored by international energy company Equinor. The company, formerly known as Statoil, sponsored student scholarships of $1,000 per semester and will also provide mentoring by Equinor employees.
  • Offshore Regulator's Conference 2018

    The biennial conference, focused on issues and solutions involving the offshore industry and drew representatives from the Brazilian Petroleum Agency; the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE); the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago; the Mexican Environmental National Agency for the Hydrocarbons Sector (ASEA); the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) UH and Texas A&M University, along with industry players such as Talos Energy and Bardasz, , which works with companies to solve technical issues in the oilfield.


  • 9Energy-related Colleges
  • 30 Energy-related Undergraduate Programs
  • 46Graduate and Professional Programs
  • 1stIn the Nation Subsea Engineering Master's Program
  • 11Energy-related Graduate Certificates
  • 40%Students in Energy-related Degree Programs
  • 25Energy Advisory Board Members
  • 25Research Centers

E:90 Video Competition

This semester, UH Energy hosted its first annual E:90 Energy Video Competition. UH students were challenged to create an “ edu-taining ” 90-second video about an energy-related topic.

E:90 Video Competition Winners


    First Place

    Energy Usage Relativity
    Kayshewa Chamupathi


    Second Place

    How Wind is Turned into Energy
    Cierra Villarreal


    Third Place & People's Choice

    Solar Panel Breakdown
    Cole Triplett and Jeffrey Anderson

Chief Energy Officer Ramanan Krishnamoorti

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