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School of Engineering And Computational Sciences

Engineering Students 

The College of Science, Mathematics and Technology’s School of Engineering and Computational Science has several degree optio​ns for students:

Bachelor’s deg​rees in computer science, computational science, engineering technology and manufacturing ​engineering technology

Concentrations in bioengineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering for the bachelor’s degree in engineering physics

A master’s degree in computer science and interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in computer science

Students can receive hands-on experience alongside professors in computer and engineering labs. The school has one of the largest supercomputing facilities in Texas and one of the largest computer graphics visualization facilities in the nation.

The computer science and engineering physics programs have accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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PPOHA Internship Program 2015

Funded by US Department of Education, the PPOHA (Promoting Post-baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans) grant encourages and provides support to graduate students in computer science and mathematics to find and participate internships in local, regional and national companies as well as non-profit organizations such as national labs, where the students can get firsthand industry experience and/or research training to enhance their career capabilities. The PPOHA grant will assist students for internships in two ways:

  • The PPOHA grant personnel will help students find appropriate intern positions while students are welcome to find their own.
  • The PPOHA grant will pay students up to the allocated budget for their approved internships in case the employer does not.

Eligibility:

1.      Current graduate students in Math or Computer Science.

2.      GPA 3.0 +

3.      US citizen or permanent resident

4.      Recommendation from a faculty advisor

For those interested and/or have questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Liyu Zhang at (956) 882-6631, liyu.zhang@utb.edu, or LHSB 2.722. Support is limited so please respond asap if interested.

Contact Us


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Building: LHSB 2.720

Academic Dept. Liaison
Pricilla Blanco
Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone(956) 882-6605
Fax:(956) 882-6604

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