Topic: Engineering Education and Research Center

Media Advisory: Cockrell School to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

Feb. 24, 2015

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will celebrate the groundbreaking of the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will serve as a meeting and learning space for more than 7,700 Texas Engineering students and 80 student organizations.

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Texas Instruments Gives $3.5 Million for Project-Based Learning at the Cockrell School of Engineering

Feb. 3, 2015

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

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Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

April 15, 2014

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and his wife, Renda, have made a personal pledge of $5 million to support the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will transform the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Mulva Family Donates $60 Million to Business and Engineering Schools

Jan. 24, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas The Mulva Family Foundation has made a $60 million multiyear pledge to The University of Texas at Austin to support the McCombs School of Business and the Cockrell School of Engineering, once again demonstrating a deep commitment to the university's future and to a continued vision of excellence in teaching and research.

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Engineering Education and Research Center Moves Closer to Reality

Sept. 12, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin has cleared a major hurdle in its effort to build the new Engineering Education and Research Center, with the UT System Board of Regents today approving a $310 million funding plan for the building.

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