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Global Future

Welcome to the Whitacre College of Engineering

The Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. College of Engineering is a globally elite college of engineering composed of a community of scholars; faculty, students and staff all working together to educate the best engineering talent in the world. All our graduates are internationally aware, have solid engineering fundamentals, an understanding of how their profession effects human society and are prepared to be technological leaders, regionally, nationally and internationally. Red Raider Engineers are simply the best of the best.

The college is an internationally recognized research institution ranked among the best in the country. Here, award-winning faculty, intimate classes, the International Experience Initiative, and hands-on internships combine with a true community of scholars to empower students with the knowledge and experience needed to hit the ground running.

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Blending math, science, critical and creative thinking, our students and alumni are designing innovative solutions that are transforming the world. From self-repairing transportation infrastructure, smart cities, alternative energy methods, improving unconventional oil and gas recovery, the use and recovery of clean water and its distribution, engineering bio inspired processes, materials and structures, and developing medical solutions; Red Raiders are at the forefront of regional, national and global solutions. Consistent with our belief "from here, it's possible," Red Raiders are leaving their mark on the world.

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International Experience
As a student, you have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to study abroad and experience the thrill of exploring another country and culture. As a future engineer, you will be part of an ever-increasing international profession.

College News

Two Faculty Members Chosen as YWCA's 2019 Women of Excellence

( Feb 21st ) Annette Sobel and Lisa Gittner will receive awards in the Government and Science categories, respectively.

Engineering Students Looking at Long-Term Bicycle Storage Solution

( Feb 20th ) A group of mechanical engineering seniors is working toward a solution to the lack of long-term bike storage on campus.
The group of mechanical engineering students who developed Raider Lock.

Professors Selected as Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

( Feb 15th ) Zhaoyang Fan and Samuel Prien were two of 66 elected to the inaugural class.
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Texas Tech Receives $1 Million Grant from National Science Foundation

( Jan 31st ) The grant will go toward supporting educational opportunities for 24 high-achieving undergraduates who demonstrate a financial need.
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Texas Tech to Host Hundreds of Area Middle and High School TAME Competitors

( Jan 24th ) More than 280 students will participate in the Lubbock Divisional STEM Competition.