Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Grants Approval for the College of Engineering. The departments included:
The College of Engineering moved to Discovery Park from the main campus.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the addition of the Department of Electrical Engineering.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the construction of the Department of Engineering Technology.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering.
PACCAR (Pacific Car and Foundry Company) Technology Institute was established at Discovery Park ($1.5 million donation from the PACCAR Foundation).
Total College of Engineering enrollment reached 1,909 (undergraduate and graduate students).
Completion of Zero Energy Lab.
Establishment of Department of Biomedical Engineering.
College celebrates the opening of 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research laboratory and teaching space.
College receives approval for Ph.D. in mechanical and energy engineering, the first degree of its kind in Texas and one of the only doctoral programs specializing in energy applications in the field of Mechanical Engineering in the United States.