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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

Texas Tech Receives $750,000 Grant to Support Disaster Recovery

( Mar 21st ) The university will use the funds to develop financing strategies and tools to facilitate disaster preparation and more.
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From Competitive Swimming to Chemical Engineering Accolades: Tracing the Career of Sindee Simon

( Mar 7th ) Simon has been with Texas Tech University for 20 years.
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Tornado Experts Available to Give Insight on Severe Weather

( Mar 5th ) Peak tornado season is March through May.

Stressed? For Metal Fuel Particles, That Could be a Good Thing

( Feb 22nd ) Mechanical engineering professor Michelle Pantoya is looking at pre-stressing metal fuel particles to enhance their reactivity.
Mechanical engineering professor Michelle Pantoya

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

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