The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tickle College of Engineering

  • 175 Years of Engineering

    Join the celebration!

    For 175 years, engineering at the University of Tennessee has sparked innovation and creative discovery. The Tickle College of Engineering will mark this milestone with a yearlong celebration honoring its graduates, students, and faculty members—culminating in a grand gala event and the dedication of the John D. Tickle Engineering Building this October.

    A message from the Dean
  • Estabrook Hall


    Estabrook Hall was constructed initially to house the departments of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. The building is currently home to the Engineering Fundamentals Division and the Office of Engineering Diversity Programs.

    A look back
  • 1940s

    Memorable Professors

    Our engineering alumni have many memories from their days on the University of Tennessee campus. Several of our graduates share their stories about the professors and classes that they remember best from UT.

    Alumni recall professors
  • Min Kao Building

    TCE Today

    The Tickle College of Engineering consists of eight departments of study, seven nationally renowned research centers, and more than 100 state-of-the-art laboratories.

    Snapshot of TCE
  • UT TCE Campus


    In 1973, the UT Tickle College of Engineering established the Minority Engineering Scholarship Program (MESP). Now called Engineering Diversity Programs (EDP), it incorporates pre-college summer programs; bridge programs for new freshmen; recruiting initiatives targeted to potential underrepresented students; and retention and mentoring programs.

    Forty years of TCE diversity
  • Civil Engineering

    Outstanding Research

    Exciting, award-winning research and innovation are happening throughout the Tickle College of Engineering.

    Research highlights

Mechanical Engineers Electrical Engineers Nuclear Engineers Vintage Engineers Chemical engineering research


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