Durga D. Agrawal
Secretary, UH System Board of Regents
President, CEO Piping Technology & Products, Inc.
Durga Agrawal was reappointed to the University of Houston System Board of Regents in 2019 by Governor Greg Abbott and will serve through August 31, 2025. For fiscal year 2022-2023, he will serve as Secretary of the UH System Board of Regents, chair of the Academic and Student Success Committee, and vice chair of the Endowment Management Committee, the Audit and Compliance Committee as well as Board liaison for the Medical School.
Agrawal is president & CEO of Piping Technology & Products, Inc., a company providing products and services for industrial and construction needs. He is a director of the Agrawal Association of America and a member of the India Cultural Community and Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC, U.S. Dept. of Commerce/USTR).
Agrawal is also a member of the National and Texas Societies of Professional Engineers and is an advisor to the University of Houston Department of Industrial Engineering. He serves on the Cullen College of Engineering Leadership board and is also a past member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Dr. Agrawal is a member of the Board of Advisors and past president of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston, board member of Friedman Industries, and past president and current trustee of India House Houston. He currently serves on the board of directors of Asia Society Texas, and on the board of visitors at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Agrawal earned his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston.