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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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Greater Houston Impact

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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  • 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
  • 24Energy Advisory Board Members
  • 29Research Centers
Chief Energy Officer Ramanan Krishnamoorti

Energy-Related Colleges

UH Energy Featured Events




Automation In Transportation Symposium Banner Image


Transportation as we know it is going to be transformed over the next decade. While electrification is advancing and gradually replacing internal combustion engines, automation and driverless vehicles are considered a significant transformation of transportation. While much of the focus of the public has been on the high profile tests of passenger vehicles and their high profile accidents, a quiet transformation to automation has been happening in the automation of medium and heavy duty freight as well as industrial fleets.




Energy Infrastructure Symposium Banner Image


The last summer in Texas has been an exemplar to the challenges we face with the energy infrastructure. The aging and “old energy” generation infrastructure is increasingly being retired and much of the reliance of base-load power generation from these sources is becoming ineffective. In the meantime, the new generation and storage infrastructure is displaying the classic early technology challenges and not as reliable and causing significant economic impact.

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