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Welcome to the Whitacre College of Engineering

commitmentThe 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 affects 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 Requirement
As a future engineer, you will be part of an ever-increasing international profession. To prepare you as a global citizen, the Whitacre College of Engineering requires all undergraduate students to have an international experience of 6 weeks or longer. There are four methods to complete the international experience requirement: study abroad, intern abroad, research abroad, or service-learning abroad. The International Engineering Program (IEP) team looks forward to assisting you in your experience abroad.

SYEM OutreachSTEM Outreach During COVID-19
Whitacre College of Engineering STEM Outreach and Engagement was excited to take part in the Wallace Theater STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Academy in Levelland, Texas. The WCOE provided hands-on engineering focused activities for elementary and middle school students. Committed to ensuring the health and safety of all participants, the WCOE and Dean Al Sacco donated TTU masks for everyone.


College News

World-Famous Tornado Researcher Launched Career in Hiroshima, Nagasaki

( Aug 6th ) Texas Tech University has enduring connections to the work and legacy of Ted Fujita.

Students to Participate in Summer 2020 Commencement

( Aug 5th ) Schedule, top graduates and banner bearers are announced.

Assistant Professor Finds Way to Suppress Coupling Between Optical Waveguides

( Jul 31st ) Sangsik Kim's findings were published in the peer-reviewed journal Optica.
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This engineering student designed an ingenious hanger that won’t stretch out your clothes

( Jul 28th ) Fast Company - Clothes hangers, I’m sure you’ll agree, are in desperate need of a redesign. When I scour through my closet, strappy sundresses and silk blouses inevitably slide off the hangers, falling into a pool on the floor. And then there’s the fact that dozens of my blazers and Oxford shirts have been ruined because the hard edges of the hangers stretch out the fabric, creating unsightly bumps.

10 Red Raiders Awarded Nearly $40,000 in Prestigious Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships

( Jul 21st ) The students are among more than 2,500 across the U.S. awarded scholarships for international study experiences and will be able to use the funds until Dec. 31, 2021.
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