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Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Open to students graduating in the spring, summer or fall of 2017.

Students will participate in the annual Engineer’s Ring Ceremony. The ring ceremony is the public induction of candidates into the Order of the Engineer, during which the engineer candidates formally accept the Obligation of an Engineer and receive a stainless steel ring to

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April 25 @ 5:00 pmApril 25 @ 7:00 pmTexas Union Ballroom
Start: April 25 @ 5:00 pm
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ChE Seminar – “Macromolecular Therapeutics and Delivery Agents” by James Hedrick

Host: Grant Willson


The targeting and controlled release of therapeutic agents or probe molecules to specific organs and specific cells in the body is one of the major challenges in developing more effective therapies.  Central to this goal are the many materials challenges associated with the encapsulation, transport and release of such agents at … Read the rest »

May 2 @ 3:30 pmMay 2 @ 4:30 pmCPE 2.218
Start: May 2 @ 3:30 pm
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Lavender Graduation

Wednesday – May 17th, 4-7pm – honoring LGBTQ and Ally graduates, co-hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Center, The Queer & Trans Students Alliance (QTSA), and the Queer Graduate Student Alliance (QGSA). Registraion and more information online!


Registration: http://tinyurl.com/gsclavgrad17

Lavender Graduation is a special graduation ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, … Read the rest »

May 17 @ 4:00 pmMay 17 @ 7:00 pm
Start: May 17 @ 4:00 pm

Spring Black Grad 2017

Thursday – May 18th, 12noon – Presented by Afrikan American Affairs agency in the Multicultural Engagement Center. Registration and more information online!

Afrikan American Affairs is an agency within the Multicultural Engagement Center. We strive to provide support, enrichment services, and leadership development to Black students on campus, those in the greater Black community … Read the rest »

May 18 @ 12:00 pmMay 18 @ 2:00 pm
Start: May 18 @ 12:00 pm

Latinx Graduation 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 6:30-9pm – Presented by Latino Community Affairs agency in the Multicultural Engagement Center. Registration and more information online!

Presented by Latino Community Affairs, Latinx Graduation is a one-of-a-kind event in which we emphasize that graduation is not meant just for the student, but for their loved ones as well. This ceremony … Read the rest »

May 18 @ 6:30 pmMay 18 @ 9:00 pmTexas Union Ballroom
Start: May 18 @ 6:30 pm
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Cockrell School Commencement Ceremony

Friday – May 19, 2017, 07:00pm

Parents, friends and family will congregate at The University of Texas at Austin to watch Cockrell School of Engineering students in the Class of 2017 graduate. This year’s commencement speaker is alumnus Randall Poston (B.S. CE 1978, M.S. CE1980, Ph.D. CE 1984), senior principal at Pivot Engineers and member

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May 19 @ 7:00 pmMay 19 @ 11:00 pmFrank Erwin Center
Start: May 19 @ 7:00 pm
1701 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Networking Happy Hour

Friday, June 23 – Join us at the Flying Saucer in Sugar Land, TX for a chance to network and mingle with department faculty, staff, students and alumni. RSVP for the event here.

Special thanks to Provenance Consulting for their support of this event! Interested in a career with Provenance? Take a look at … Read the rest »

June 23 @ 5:30 pmJune 23 @ 7:30 pmFlying Saucer
Start: June 23 @ 5:30 pm
15929 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479 United States
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ChE Special Seminar – “Activating Your Leadership Journey” by Dr. Hoshang Subawalla


In this presentation and discussion, I’d like to share my insights and experience on leadership collected over twenty years in industry.  Specifically, I would like to discuss what I learned from some key mentors and leaders at work, including what works and what doesn’t when it comes to leadership.  Finally I discuss why communication … Read the rest »

July 19 @ 10:00 amJuly 19 @ 11:00 amCPE 2.212
Start: July 19 @ 10:00 am
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“Getting Published” – a panel hosted by Dr. Delia Milliron

You are invited to “Getting Published,” a panel hosted by Dr. Delia Milliron on Tuesday, October 3 at 3:30pm in CPE 2.218.

This panel discussion aims to provide insight on the process of publishing in peer reviewed journals, from selecting a journal through the review process and ultimately how to help your published article have … Read the rest »

October 3 @ 3:30 pmOctober 3 @ 4:30 pmCPE 2.218
Start: October 3 @ 3:30 pm
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ChE Seminar – “Engineering Next-Generation T Cells for Cancer Immunotherapy” by Dr. Yvonne Chen (University of California, Los Angeles)

Host: Dr. Lydia Contreras


The adoptive transfer of T cells expressing chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) has demonstrated clinical efficacy in the treatment of advanced cancers, with anti-CD19 CAR-T cells achieving up to 90% complete remission among patients with relapsed B-cell malignancies. However, challenges such as antigen escape and immunosuppression limit the long-term efficacy of … Read the rest »

October 17 @ 3:30 pmOctober 17 @ 4:30 pmCPE 2.218
Start: October 17 @ 3:30 pm
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