Cockrell School of Engineering

Developing engineering innovators.

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is a top-ranked center of engineering education and research. Comprising renowned faculty, researchers and thought leaders, Texas Engineering is committed to driving economic progress and solving the most pressing problems facing society. Focusing on a multidisciplinary, hands-on approach to learning, we educate and develop you to think creatively, work collaboratively, advance industries and improve lives throughout the world.


Aerospace engineering students in space simulation.

Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Explore space and Earth through an aerospace lens, mapping deforestation, investigating jet propulsion and tracking weather.
Biomedical engineering students examine work.

Biomedical Engineering

Combine engineering, biology and medicine to improve the diagnoses, treatments and monitoring of human health and progress.
Chemical engineering student in lab.

Chemical Engineering

Create and refine products, materials and processes that are energy efficient and affect a variety of fields.
Student testing water samples.

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Develop solutions for water, transportation and buildings to strengthen the infrastructure of our society.
Electrical engineering student working on project.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Design, maintain and advance nanotechnology, data infrastructure, smart grids and wireless networks.
Mechanical engineering students in ReNeu Robotics Lab.

Mechanical Engineering

Apply the principles of physics in the analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems.
Engineering student in lab.

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Address and solve issues that will lead to energy security, while balancing environmental impact and affordable supply.

Rendering of Engineering Education and Research Center.

The Future of Texas Engineering

When completed, the Engineering Education and Research Center will further our culture of innovation and transform engineering education through interdisciplinary teaching and research.

Arturo Gutierrez shows a sample of his research on lithium ion batteries.

Research and Technology

Across the Cockrell School researchers are developing world-changing technologies and solutions in the fields of energy, health care, manufacturing and more.