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The Texas A&M University College of Engineering has 794 faculty members. This includes 104 professors of practice. Our professors of practice have several years of industry experience – bringing tremendous value to our students’ education.

National Academies and Professional Societies

Numerous Texas A&M College of Engineering faculty members are members of the National Academy of Engineering. Our college is also represented at the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine. 

The number of our faculty who are members of these national academies are as follows:

  • National Academy of Engineering – 31 members.
  • National Academy of Sciences – two members.
  • National Academy of Medicine – one member.

Also, 339 faculty members are fellows of their respective professional societies. They are editors of their respective flagship journals and are recognized at national and international levels for their contributions.

Investing in Faculty

We have also invested in our up-and-coming young faculty. Since 2004, 139 have received prestigious Young Investigator Awards. These awards support junior faculty by simulating the discovery process in which the excitement of research is enhanced by inspired teaching and enthusiastic learning.