Custom Course Solution: Petrobras and Cockrell School Mark Ten Years of a Successful Training Program

Brazilian Petroleum Corporation, better known as Petrobras, has a long history of collaboration with The University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering. Of various collaborations, one, in particular, has been highly successful in providing specific, customized training for Petrobras employees. 

Metric Mate Co-founders make their pitch on Shark Tank during the Jan. 13, 2023 episode. L-R: Braxton Davis, M-T Strickland, Ecleamus Ricks, Jr.

Cockrell School alumnus, software engineer and Shark Tank finalist Ecleamus Ricks, Jr. has always considered himself a creator. Fascinated with his grandfather’s skills as a carpenter, Ricks knew he wanted to build things using science and numbers.

American Society for Engineering Management Conference

The fast-moving world at the intersection of technology and business requires leaders who have confident technical and management skills to navigate the full range of challenges.

Students talking

New student orientation which happened Aug. 18, 2022 is always an exciting day for Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE) as it brings together the new faces of our three master’s degree programs in one place to meet, share and prepare.

New Executive Director: Woodrow W. Winchester, III.

On July 1, 2022, Woodrow W. Winchester, III. started his tenure as the new executive director of Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE). Prior to his new UT position, Winchester served as the director of Professional Engineering Programs in the College of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Joshua Rhodes

If you followed the news during Texas' snowpocalypse in February 2021, you probably heard explanations of what happened to the energy grid by Joshua D. Rhodes, Ph.D., a well-known energy educator and researcher specializing in residential smart grid applications.

Woodrow W. Winchester III

AUSTIN, Texas – Woodrow W. Winchester, III, an expert in engineering professional development and continuing education, has been named the new executive director of The University of Texas at Austin Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE). TxEEE provides for-credit graduate degrees and continuing education programs for working professionals as part of the UT Cockrell School of Engineering. Winchester begins on July 1, 2022.

Methane Emissions in Natural Gas

A new, two-part class through Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE), the professional development division of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, aims to give the energy industry greater understanding of how to utilize, manage and understand one of the world’s most important fuels while reducing the release of a potent greenhouse gas.

Methane Expert David Allen, Ph.D.

David Allen, Ph.D. is a world-renown expert in the energy field and our primary instructor for the upcoming Methane Emissions in the Natural Gas Supply Chain course. As the Melvin H. Gertz Regents Chair in Chemical Engineering, Allen has made vast contributions to the university’s teaching, research and service missions in areas such as air quality and environmental sustainability.

Congrats to our May 2022 Graduates!

Nothing is more exciting than achieving a monumental goal, such as completing a master’s degree. Join us in congratulating our graduates of our Master of Science in Engineering Management, Master of Science in Software Engineering, and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering.