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Global Future

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Edward E. 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 affects 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

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.

Want To Learn While You Earn?

The Edward E. Whitacre College of Engineering offers Distance Learning  for various graduate courses. Our courses are among the most affordable in the country. Earn your Online Graduate Degree today!

More Information

ERC Award

Dr. Gerardine G. Botte Elected As International Member of National Academy of Science in Venezuela


The Edward E. Whitacre College of Engineering is proud to announce that Dr. Gerardine G. Botte, Founder and Director, CASFER an NSF Engineering Research Center and Professor and Whitacre Endowed Chair in Sustainable Energy in the Chemical Engineering Department, has just been elected as an International Member of the National Academy of Science in Venezuela. read more



GutmanDr. David Huckleberry Gutman has received a NSF CAREER Award for his proposal titled, “Fast Algorithms for Riemannian Optimization.”

Dr. Gutman is an assistant professor in the Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering department, this award's overarching goal is to construct new methods for solving Riemannian optimization problems with the fastest possible computational speed. Tangible benefits of this award will include new software packages for easily solving Riemannian optimization problems, new educational materials that introduce this exciting field to undergraduate and graduate students, and funding for graduate students in a research group predominantly comprised of underrepresented minorities.


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College News

Avoiding Disasters Through Engineering

( Mar 23rd ) Ting Lin’s new build for creating sea-level rise models could alter the course of our future.
Ting Lin

A New Wave of Energy

( Mar 8th ) Texas Tech alumnus Robert Meaney is at the forefront of changing how our world is powered.
Robert Meaney

CCDTRA: What They're Saying

( Feb 17th ) The Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research award winners have been announced.
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Texas Tech and TTUHSC Faculty Named NAI Senior Members

( Feb 14th ) Four faculty members across the two institutions received recognition for their inventions.

But For Texas Tech

( Feb 9th ) The Maddox family’s connection and commitment to Texas Tech University and philanthropy spans the history of the institution.
Maddox Engineering Research Center