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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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Drawing on an array of academic and research resources, UH Energy serves as a strategic partner to the industry, producing specialized personnel, innovative scholars and technological experts from the more than 8,000 students pursuing energy-related careers.

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BY THE NUMBERS

  • 10Energy-related Colleges
  • 31Energy-related Undergraduate Programs
  • 46Graduate and Professional Programs
  • 1stIn the Nation Subsea Engineering Master's Program
  • 11Energy-related Graduate Certificates
  • 35%Students in Energy-related Degree Programs
  • 25Energy Advisory Board Members
  • 37Research Centers
Chief Energy Officer Ramanan Krishnamoorti

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UH Energy Featured Events

Sept

22

9:30am

UH Energy Panel at the 2021 Texas Tribune Festival Image

UH ENERGY PANEL AT TEXAS TRIBUNE FESTIVAL

The way we transition our energy economy will impact all of us, from the products we use to the health of industries we rely upon for jobs and revenue. The changes we make must address the “energy trilemma” of affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy. We invite you to join us for a special edition of the UH Critical Issues in Energy Symposium, A Sustainable Energy Transition, where we will examine what a sustainable energy transition requires. The virtual conversation is presented in partnership with this year’s Texas Tribune Festival, immediately following the Festival’s scheduled panel on climate change, Taking Heat. Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Chief Energy Officer at the University of Houston will moderate the discussion between UH Energy and our industry and DOE partners and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and become involved with UH Energy for future events.

Sept

23

2:00pm

2021 Engineering Ethics Webinar: Engineering Ethics: Law and Life Image

2021 ENGINEERING ETHICS: LAW AND LIFE WEBINAR

UH Energy and Rossiter & Associates are pleased to announce our Engineering Ethics program for 2021: Engineering Ethics: Law and Life. This program will be delivered as a 1-hour interactive webinar, Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 2:00 pm Central Time. Personalized certificates of completion will be provided for PDH records. Many people equate engineering ethics with engineering law. However, while law is one dimension of it, engineering ethics is much more. Most importantly, it is about the way we live and treat others in the context of our profession. In this session, we explore these two distinct facets of engineering ethics – law and life – and illustrate them with examples and case studies, based on enforcement actions by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors and real-life experience in engineering practice. The webinar leader is Alan Rossiter, who is a licensed Professional Engineer (TX).

Sept

30

12:00pm

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EV WEBINAR SERIES: PILOT FOR EQUITABLE ELECTRIC MOBILITY

Greater access to new electric mobility technologies requires reduction in economic barriers to EV ownership and transportation services. Communities need to proactively plan for transportation technologies to improve the lives of low-income communities while lowering emissions, increasing transit use, and reducing congestion. Dr. Bruce Race will discuss the National Science Foundation funded "Pilot for Equitable Electric Mobility" project in southwest Houston employing a collaborative process with community and commercial technology partners with an overall aim to leverage early Electric Vehicle (EV) adopter regional markets to accelerate equitable development of accessible fast charging infrastructure and EV ownership for low income families. The novelty of the project lies in a community-driven participatory approach that integrates both social and technical dimensions bringing transformational change to EV ownership and electrification of smart public transportation.

Oct

4

6:00pm

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UH ENERGY BEGINS NEW CCUS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM

CCUS is not simply an option but recognized by the International Energy Agency and our own US Department of Energy as a requirement to provide necessary impact to the de-carbonization of our society. Markets such as Oil & Gas, petrochemicals, electric power, hydrogen, and the circular plastics economy all ride on the shoulders of the broad commercial deployment of CCUS. If you are in industry or energy is a significant part of your activities and interests (and that is nearly all of us), this is a course you cannot pass up. You will understand the technology and economics of the value proposition impacts - as well as the challenges to be overcome.

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