US varsity building to be renamed after Indian-American couple

HOUSTON: A construction on the University of Houston will be renamed after an Indian-American couple in popularity of a present that may supply ongoing fortify for school, scholars and research, the varsity has said.

The college's Engineering Research Building will be named after Durga D and Shushila Agrawal who made a sizable donation to the school, the varsity's Indian- American president Renu Khator said.

The $51 million construction, which opened in 2017, already has a floor named after the couple.


Durga Agrawal came to Houston in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. He earned his master's degree and Ph D in commercial engineering from the UH Cullen College of Engineering.


"My message to the students is to always be optimistic; one can achieve any goal with hard work, persistence and determination," Agrawal said.


Eloise Brice, vice president of University Advancement, said the Agrawal's gift will benefit quite a few key targets.


"Recruiting the best and brightest students and faculty is a key goal for the University of Houston, and this generous gift will allow the Cullen College of Engineering to make great strides in that arena," Brice said.
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