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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

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Named NAI Fellow

( Dec 11th ) Hongxing Jiang will be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors in April.
Hongxing Jiang

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Receives $750,000 Grant From the U.S. Department of Education

( Dec 7th ) The grant will support electrical engineering doctoral students in the area of cybersecurity of infrastructure.
Electrical Engineering Building

Alka-Rocket Men: Engineering Students to Compete in Bayer's Alka-Rocket Challenge

( Dec 4th ) Four engineering students will travel to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a chance to win $30,000 and break a world record.
Alka-Rocket Team Photo

Edward E. Whitacre Jr. to Speak at December Commencement

( Dec 3rd ) The Texas Tech University alumnus is the namesake of the College of Engineering.
Edward E. Whitacre Jr.

Engineering Professors Named AAAS Fellows

( Nov 27th ) Chau-Chyun Chen and Jingyu Lin were awarded the prestigious fellowship by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.