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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

Professor to Use Catalysis to Convert Greenhouse Gas Into Two Chemical Commodities

( Sep 21st ) Assistant professor Sheima Khatib is working toward transforming methane gas into hydrogen and benzene.
Sheima Khatib

Microneedles Used to Treat Allergies, Could Possibly Lead to a Vaccine

( Sep 14th ) Texas Tech University associate professor Harvinder Gill is leading research to help treat dust mite allergens.

Professor Receives Grant to Pursue Theoretical Work

( Sep 13th ) Associate professor Sukalyan Bhattacharya is working on a mathematical model that can help improve thermal properties and fuel efficiency.
Sukalyan Bhattacharya

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers at Texas Tech University Hosts Junkyard Wars

( Sep 12th ) Teams of Texas Tech students will compete against each other in various challenges.

Professors Create Graduate Programs for Ethiopian Universities

( Sep 7th ) The first class of doctoral students will graduate in 2019.
Ethiopian University