The Strategic Research Plan for the Cockrell School identifies the vision, objectives, priority areas and roadmap for success of the school's research enterprise over the next 10 years. The plan will inform the school's long-term funding priorities and infrastructure investments, guide engagement with industry, influence faculty hiring priorities and help faculty members organize teams for major research initiatives.

Priority Research Areas

These areas are designed for multidisciplinary collaboration that addresses the pressing societal problems of the 21st century and beyond.


Crosscutting Themes

These themes span the spectrum of engineering and fluidly link our disciplines and researchers.


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