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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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UH Energy
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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BY THE NUMBERS

  • 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

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UH Energy Featured Events

March

10

1pm

20-21 UH Energy Electric Vehicle Webinar Series: Vehicle Miles Traveled Analysis & Electrification Potential of the Houston Region Image

2020-2021 UH ENERGY ELECTRIC VEHICLE WEBINAR SERIES: VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED ANALYSIS & ELECTRIFICATION POTENTIAL OF THE HOUSTON REGION

Bridget will present her analysis of publicly available vehicle miles traveled data and learnings of the associated emissions in the Houston region. Knowing pick-up trucks are an essential consumer and fleet vehicle, this information will clearly illustrate the market opportunity for electric truck proliferation in Houston.

March

26

10am

20-21 UH Energy Symposium Series: Robotics and Automation in the Energy Industry Image

2020-2021 UH ENERGY SYMPOSIUM SERIES: ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION IN THE ENERGY INDUSTRY

Advances in automation, haptics and robotics along with artificial intelligence, machine learning and other digital based technologies have disrupted a wide range of activities in the energy industry. These technologies are starting to be rapidly incorporated in the field to improve safety, reliability, efficiency and reducing cost. Advancements in developing autonomous activities through robotics combined with augmented reality and virtual reality are defining the cutting-edge of industrial automation and the symposium will discuss the opportunities and barriers for the continued rapid growth of automation in the energy industry. The implications for the continued growth of automation on the workforce in the energy industry will also be discussed.

March

26

4pm

The Fundamentals of Grit: Building Personal Effectiveness, Positive Impact and Influence Image

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF GRIT: BUILDING PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS, POSITIVE IMPACT AND INFLUENCE

What is “grit? Is it “toughness”? Or hanging in there when others have quit? Yes, but there’s more. Angela Duckworth, researcher, author and psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, defines grit as “passion and perseverance for especially long-term goals”. It’s more important than you might think. Experience shows that the best predictor of personal and professional success is not IQ or the selection of college major or family income or any of the other traditional “advantages” that individuals may have. The most critical element is grit. Talent and natural gifts are always helpful, but grit counts more. And as we deal with greater and greater grand challenges (energy supply, clean water, pandemic, freeze, business disruption… the list only grows) the importance of grit has never been more important. Our discussion will focus on the key strategies that all of us can apply to build grit, both in their professional and personal lives, with the aim of building personal effectiveness, positive impact and influence.

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