Texas A&M University, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Department

Department Info

The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution is unique among the 15 departments within the College of Engineering, due to its strong focus on applied research and undergraduate education. Currently, the department has 83 tenured/tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members to support academic programs in electronic systems engineering technology, multidisciplinary engineering technology, manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology, and industrial distribution with an overall enrollment of approximately 2,247 undergraduate and 246 graduate students. The faculty also supports approximately $3 million annually in applied research and professional development efforts spanning areas that include embedded systems, communications, advanced manufacturing, intelligent product design and development, sales management, distribution operations and supply chain management, and educational research.

University/College Info

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 273,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 69,300 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $922 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $11.5 billion, the university ranks third among U.S. public universities and eighth overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information visit https://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Affairs/Faculty-Positions. With close to 700 faculty members and more than 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked eighth in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by

U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 15 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.