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CEE is housed in the John D. Tickle Engineering Building which received an Outstanding Post-Secondary Project Design award from American School and University Magazine for its “welcoming image and unique departmental identity.”

Research Facilities

CEE faculty and students have access to 11 state-of-the-art research centers and institutes.

UT Facilities
Baker Center for Energy and Environmental Policy
Center for Environmental Biotechnology
Center for Transportation Research
Hydraulic and Sedimentation Laboratory
Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment
Tennessee Water Resources Research Institute

Joint with ORNL
Joint Institute for Advanced Materials
Joint Institute for Biological Sciences
Joint Institute for Computational Science
National Transportation Research Center

Externally Funded
Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation
Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety


On-campus Laboratories: > 30

Annual Budget Excluding Research: $5.5 M

Annual Research Expenditures: $8 M



Tickle College of Engineering is ranked 34th among undergraduate public engineering colleges according to U.S. News and World Report.


Tickle College of Engineering is ranked 29th among graduate public engineering colleges according to U.S. News and World Report.

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