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.
Engineering a Global Future - 2018 Capital Campaign
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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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.
Professors Selected as Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors( Feb 15th ) Zhaoyang Fan and Samuel Prien were two of 66 elected to the inaugural class.
Texas Tech Receives $1 Million Grant from National Science Foundation( Jan 31st ) The grant will go toward supporting educational opportunities for 24 high-achieving undergraduates who demonstrate a financial need.
Texas Tech to Host Hundreds of Area Middle and High School TAME Competitors( Jan 24th ) More than 280 students will participate in the Lubbock Divisional STEM Competition.
Chemical Engineering Professor Earns Prestigious Award From Society of Plastics Engineers( Jan 23rd ) Sindee Simon was selected as the recipient of the 2019 International Award and also is the first woman to receive the award in the society’s history.
Texas Tech Selects Senior Director for National Wind Institute( Jan 18th ) John Schroeder, who also is a professor in the Department of Geosciences, began his new role Jan. 1.