Texas Engineering held its position from the previous year as the No. 11 best undergraduate engineering program in the U.S. and No. 6 among U.S. public schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, released Sept. 13. Several of the Cockrell School’s programs are ranked in the top 10, with three ranked in the top five, including petroleum engineering at No. 1.

The rankings for the Cockrell School’s undergraduate degree programs this year are:

  • Petroleum Engineering, No. 1
  • Chemical Engineering, No. 3
  • Civil Engineering, No. 4
  • Computer Engineering, No. 7
  • Environmental Engineering, No. 7
  • Aerospace Engineering, No. 8
  • Electrical Engineering, No. 9
  • Mechanical Engineering, No. 9
  • Biomedical Engineering, No. 14
January 17, 2019

Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103

John J. McKetta Jr., professor emeritus and dean emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin and namesake to the chemical engineering department in the Cockrell School of Engineering, died Tuesday, Jan. 15 at age 103. Calling UT Austin ... Keep Reading

January 14, 2019

Remembering Former Texas Engineering Dean Earnest F. Gloyna (1921-2019)

Earnest F. Gloyna, former dean of The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Engineering (now the Cockrell School of Engineering), died on Jan. 9 at the age of 97, leaving behind a legacy marked by exceptional leadership and ... Keep Reading

January 03, 2019

Two UT Engineers Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Hal Alper, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, and Alex Huang, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been selected as fellows in the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2018. They are the ... Keep Reading

cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students
cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students