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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

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.

Students Provide Clean Drinking Water to Panamanian Village Through Engineers Without Borders

( Apr 4th ) The student-run organization is open to all majors.
Donna Pizzini, Dr. Fedler, and Jasmine Tran

Programs to Host Summer Camps

( Mar 27th ) Camps will be available for a variety of ages and interests.
Campers at the Financial Academy

Texas Tech Receives $750,000 Grant to Support Disaster Recovery

( Mar 21st ) The university will use the funds to develop financing strategies and tools to facilitate disaster preparation and more.
Flooded street