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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

Students Participate in Spring 2019 Commencement

( May 16th ) (VIDEO) If you missed the ceremony, you can watch the livestreams here.

Texas Tech Announces Spring Commencement Schedule

( May 13th ) The ceremonies will take place Friday and Saturday at the United Supermarkets Arena.

Graduating Environmental Engineering Students Reflect on Time at Texas Tech, Winning State Competition

( May 13th ) The students won the Water Environmental Association of Texas’ student design competition and will graduate with their master’s degrees this week.
Andrew Jackson, Katie Snyder, Sydney Stegint, Mihna Lewis, Tori Haugvoll, and Skye Mason

Engineering Professors Establish Wind Hazard and Infrastructure Performance Center

( Apr 16th ) The center is partially funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Trees blowing in wind during hurricane.

Opera Performer and Author Chosen as Commencement Speakers

( Apr 15th ) Susan Graham, a Texas Tech University alumna, will speak at Friday’s ceremonies and Barry Lopez, an author and essayist, will speak at Saturday’s ceremonies.
Students participating in commencement ceremonies.