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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

Nghi Bao Finds a Home at Texas Tech University

( Dec 18th ) Bao, a chemistry major from Vietnam, grew as a person and a scholar during his time at Texas Tech.

Department of Chemical Engineering Installs Distillation Plant to Give Students Real-World, Hands-On Experience

( Dec 14th ) The plant was made possible through a $1.2 million donation by Morrow Energy.
Distillation plant

Engineering Professor Receives $1 Million Grant From the Department of Defense

( Dec 14th ) Danny Reible is working with the U.S. Navy on how to limit potential sediment recontamination at DOD bases.
Professor Danny Reible

Engineering Professor and Undergraduate Students Publish Research in Journal

( Dec 13th ) Their findings were published in Nature Communications.
Professor Rui He and students Fabian Diaz and Eric Wauer

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Named NAI Fellow

( Dec 11th ) Hongxing Jiang will be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors in April.
Hongxing Jiang