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Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and his wife, Renda, have made a personal pledge of $5 million to support the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will transform the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

Mulva Family Donates $60 Million to Business and Engineering Schools

Mulva Family Donates $60 Million to Business and Engineering Schools

AUSTIN, Texas — The Mulva Family Foundation has made a $60 million multiyear pledge to The University of Texas at Austin to support the McCombs School of Business and the Cockrell School of Engineering, once again demonstrating a deep commitment to the university’s future and to a continued vision of excellence in teaching and research.

Engineering Education and Research Center Moves Closer to Reality

Engineering Education and Research Center Moves Closer to Reality

The University of Texas at Austin has cleared a major hurdle in its effort to build the new Engineering Education and Research Center, with the UT System Board of Regents today approving a $310 million funding plan for the building.

National Instruments Co-Founder Contributes $10 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering for the Engineering Education and Research Center

James Truchard, co-founder, president and CEO of National Instruments Corp., has contributed $10 million to the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to help develop the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC) which will house a new student-focused teaching lab.

University of Texas System Regents Approve Funding of Engineering Building at University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved $105 million in funding for a new building, the Engineering Education and Research Center, on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair Named at The University of Texas at Austin

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair Named at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Ahmed Tewfik, the E. F. Johnson Professor of Electronic Communications at the University of Minnesota, and vice president for technical directions of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society, has been named the new chair of the Cockrell School of Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The University of…   » Continue Reading