Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Cockrell School is committed to building an inclusive environment, free from all forms of hate, racism and injustice, where students, faculty and staff feel safe and supported. Every member of our school community — whoever you are, wherever you are from and whatever you believe — is valued. Never forget that you belong here.

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The DEI Plan is a defined framework and set of initiatives that will guide our future decisions and investments across all departments and communities.    Learn more

Faces of Texas Engineering

August 04, 2022
Skyrocketing to Success: 5 Questions with CEO and Founder of Capella Space

In just eight short years, Payam Banazadeh (B.S. Aerospace Engineering 2012) skyrocketed from a passionate high school student sitting in an astronomy class to becoming the founder and CEO of Capella Space, the first commercial space company to launch ... Read the story

July 01, 2022

Jerry A. Yang is a PhD student in electrical engineering at Stanford University. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. He currently works on strain engineering in two-dimensional materials in ... Read the story

February 28, 2022

Landon Watson, who will graduate with his bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering this spring, discusses his time in the Cockrell School of Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, what led him to engineering and to ... Read the story

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