Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering


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 the Future

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, alliterative 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.

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. Learn more.


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Mechanical Engineering Professor Earns CAREER Award from National Science Foundation

Golden Kumar is dedicated to the study of metallic glasses and how to eliminate issues to make them a commercially viable material. Learn More


Professor Receives CAREER Award from National Science Foundation

He´s research involves wind turbine farm efficiency when dealing with disruptive weather. Learn More

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DODNanophotonics Center Research Receives Big Boost

A $3 million grant will further the work of Electrical and Computer Engineering professors in their search of new gain materials for eye-safe, high-energy lasers.
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  • Aug 28

    From Data Mining and Machine learning to Big Data Analytics

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Sep 11

    High Performance Computing, Computational Science and Data Science

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Sep 25

    Geospatial Visualization of Twitter Data

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Oct 9

    Privacy Consistency Framework for the Internet of Things

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Oct 23

    Formal Verification of Cyber Physical Systems

    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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