EERC Groundbreaking

State legislators and University of Texas leadership joined Cockrell School Dean Sharon L. Wood and hundreds of alumni, friends, corporate supporters and members of the Texas Engineering community to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), future home to UT ECE.

Edison Lecture Series

Part of a STEM program geared towards middle school and high school students, the Edison Lecture Series celebrates fun over fundamentals and enables kids to have fun with engineering.

Andrea Alu

Prof. Andrea Alù has been named as one of two recipients of a Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants awarded to attendees of the 2014 US Frontiers of Engineering symposium.

Jon Valvano

Prof. Jon Valvano has received the Best Session Award at the American Society for Engineering Eductaion (ASEE) Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC) that took place from February 4-6, 2015 in Palm Springs.

Megan Ruthven

UT ECE graduate student Megan Ruthven has been named as a a KPCB Engineering Fellow. Megan was selected as one of 50 fellows from over 2,500 applicants.

Deji Akinwande

UT ECE assistant professor and Kilby Endowed Faculty Fellow Deji Akinwande has been named the 2015 recipient of the IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award.


The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $3.5 million gift from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) to develop state-of-the-art teaching and project labs for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering