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Acclaimed Member of the National Academy of Engineering joins UH Petroleum Engineering

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John Lee, a National Academy of Engineering member most recently noted for his work on oil and gas reserve regulations, has accepted a position as the first tenured faculty member in the University of Houston’s growing petroleum engineering program. He will hold the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair. Lee, who has been a professor at Texas A&M University since 1977, is arguably the most widely known petroleum engineering academic in North America. He is highly respected within academia, the engineering community and the boardrooms of many publicly owned petroleum companies.

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