The mission of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is to promote the technological welfare of the nation by marshaling the knowledge and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession. The Cockrell School of Engineering has the fourth-highest membership within the NAE. 

Active Members

David T. Allen
Chemical Engineering, 2017

Joseph J. Beaman, Jr.
Mechanical Engineering, 2013

Thomas Edgar
Chemical Engineering, 2014

Gregory L. Fenves
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 2014

George Georgiou
Chemical Engineering, 2005

John B. Goodenough
Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1976

Thomas J.R. Hughes
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, 1995

Keith P. Johnston
Chemical Engineering, 2011

Brian Korgel
Chemical Engineering, 2018

Stelios K. Kyriakides
Aerospace Engineeing and Engineering Mechanics, 2007

Larry W. Lake
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, 1997

David R. Maidment
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 2016

Robert M. Metcalfe
Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1997

J. Tinsley Oden
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, 1988

Yale Patt
Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2014

Donald R. Paul
Chemical Engineering, 1988

Nicholas A. Peppas
Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, 2006

Gary A. Pope
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, 1999

Isaac C. Sanchez
Chemical Engineering, 1996

Mukul Sharma
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, 2018

Kenneth Stokoe
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1997

C. Michael Walton
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1993

Mary F. Wheeler
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, 1998

C. Grant Willson
Chemical Engineering, 1992

Sharon L. Wood 
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering 2013

Retired Members

Ivo M. Babuska
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, 2005

David T. Blackstock
Mechanical Engineering, 1992

John E. Breen
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1976

Ben H. Caudle
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, 1988

Harvey G. Cragon
Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1978

David W. Fowlder
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1998

Earnest F. Gloyna
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1970

Adam Heller
Chemical Engineering, 1987

John R. Howell
Mechanical Engineering, 2005

James O. Jirsa
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1988

Raymond C. Loehr
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1983

Hans Mark
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, 1976

John J. McKetta Jr.
Chemical Engineering, 1970

Roy E. Olson
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 2003

Irwin W. Sandberg
Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1981

Ben G. Streetman
Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1987

Byron D. Tapley
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, 1987

Richard L. Tucker
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 1996

Herbert H. Woodson
Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1975

Joseph A. Yura
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, 2000