ABET

Consistent with the criteria set by ABET, the overall educational objective of the undergraduate program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science is to educate students with excellent technical capabilities in mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering,  engineering science and related fields who will be responsible citizens and continue their professional advancement through lifelong learning.

Materials Science and Engineering Program Objectives

In their career and professional activities, we expect our graduates to: 

Mechanical Engineering Program Objectives

In their career and professional activities, we expect our graduates to:

Engineering Science Program Objectives

The Engineering Science Program seeks to produce engineers who build successful, diverse careers based on:

The Mechanical Engineering program, the Materials Science and Engineering program, and the Engineering Science program are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org 

Student Outcomes

Program outcomes used to fulfill accreditation standards match ABET requirements. The following outcomes are incorporated through our curriculum:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment and Graduation Numbers

  Enrollment Graduates
Academic Year ME MSE ESCI  ME MSE ESCI/EP
2011-12 425 20 22 112 9 0/1
2012-13 416 29 24 101 8 1/6
2013-14 440 36 27 127 6 4/3
2014-15 461 47 23 128 12 7/0
2015-16 527 54 23 139 19 6/0
2016-17 568 54 19 168 12 6/0
2017-18 597 56 24 190 17 4/0
2018-19 579 76 9 192 20 5/0
2019-20 551 73 7 181 27 3
2020-21 514 67 5 183 27 0
2021-22 485 64 14