WNCG is an organized research unit in the Cockrell School of Engineering. The majority of the faculty and graduate students are in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, though WNCG also includes faculty and graduate students from the Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering. WNCG has links with other departments and research centers at UT Austin, including the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Center for Transportation Research.
WNCG provides ample opportunity for students to engage in research collaborations with industry, as well as with other universities. Many of our students have gone to work for Industrial Affiliate companies, entered into successful academic careers at institutions around the globe or founded notable technology start ups.
Though most research within WNCG is performed by graduate research assistants, there are some opportunities for undergraduate research. These vary by semester and faculty member. To become more involved, see the listing of classes taught by WNCG faculty members.
All graduate students looking to work within WNCG must first be accepted to a play slots for real money graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin. View information regarding applications and enrollment in the graduate program in Electrical and Computer Enginering.