Dotterweich Engineering Building

Welcome to the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering

A Message From the Dean

Alam Mohammad

I am delighted to welcome you to the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering, the premier engineering college in South Texas. The college has been offering engineering degree programs since 1936 and has graduated thousands of students who have or had very successful professional careers. It is not just a college of engineering; it is an 80+ year tradition of excellence. Currently, the college enrolls nearly 3200 students which are about 35% of the campus enrollment. Read more»

Home of the Javelina Engineers

Welcome to the home page of the Frank H Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. We are pleased that you are interested in finding out about our college, faculty, facilities and educational opportunities. This website provides you with information about our degree programs, engineering career information, and our outstanding faculty and students. The college of engineering offers the following degree programs:

Upcoming Events

1. Senior Reception on May 9, 2018 at 5 pm in Jones Auditorium

2. Senior Design Conference, May 4, 2018 (more details to come)

3. Dean's Leadership Board Meeting, May 17, 2018

4. College of Engineering Awards and Recognition Ceremony, MSUB Ballrooms A&B, May 17, 2018

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Breaking News

ACM Awarded Texas A&M University, Kingsville as a "Best Overall Organization" in Computer Science Program.


CoE Graduate Students’ Research Poster Competition

April 17, 2018

At the Engineering Complex

Top 3 winners will be announced at the College of Engineering Awards Ceremony on May 17, 2018.

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Friday May 4, 2018

9:30am – 3:00pm

The 2018 Senior Design Conference will be held on Friday May 4th, 2018 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm in the Engineering Complex, McNeil, and Gross Hall.  The Senior Design Conference showcases student capstone projects in Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Mechanical, and Natural Gas Engineering.  It also includes projects in Computer Science and multidisciplinary projects.  Over 225 senior students working in 53 teams will present their work at the conference.

Student teams will be evaluated based on the oral presentation and the technical merits of the senior design project using a standard rubric.  The judging results will be used to select the best projects for cash awards.

Conference registration, the schedule, and other helpful information can be found at the links below.

 Registration link: 

Conference schedule: Click here

 List of Senior Design projects: Click here

 ABET judges form- Oral Presentation:  Click here

 ABET judges form – Technical Presentation: Click here

 Instructions for presentation moderators: Click here


Texas A&M-Kingsville named 17th best master's degree in electrical engineering

KINGSVILLE - March 23, 2018

Contact: Julie Navejar
or Phone: 361-593-2590

Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s electrical engineering graduate program has been ranked 17th in the nation according to

The program at Javelina Nation is only one of two from the state of Texas included in the 35-school list with Texas Tech University coming in at 23rd. The top three programs in the nation are at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Cornell University.

The staff at looked at factors including reputation, student retention, graduates’ salaries and tuition rates when making their ranking decisions. They got their figures and information from university and college websites, PayScale and nationally recognizedU.S. News and World Report and The National Center for Education Statistics.

The ranking can be found at


Congratulations Dr. Kim Jones, University Regents Professor, for receiving an external grant for a project on “South Padre Island dune vegetation repository and revegetation of reconstructed dunes at Isla Blanca Park, Cameron County, Texas”, in the amount of $210,000.


Congratulations to Rajendra Pandey, graduate student (MS EE) for receiving an outstanding presentation award with $100 monetary reward in a renewable energy system session at 2018 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference held in San Antonio (March 4-8, 2018). This conference is the world largest conference (>4,500 attendances) in power electronics and industry application societies.

The title of the paper he presented is  "An outlier mining-based real-time fault diagnosis for lithium-ion batteries using a low-priced microcontroller". This work was supported by Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute in South Korea. Read More>>

2018 Professor of the Year ballots are out now!!


Attached is the ballot.  Complete it and bring it to the JESSC-Engineering Complex Room 114 so we can mark off your name.  Please only circle one name on the ballot.  Voting will close on April 23, by 5 pm.  Voting will also be held at locations around the Engineering Complex and Gross Hall.  Also, voting can be done at the JESSC during regular business hours. Download


This page was last updated on: April 24, 2018