250364 ABET Update and Discussion

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 9:40 AM
330 (Convention Center )
Jeffrey J. Siirola, Purdue University and Carnegie Mellon University, Kingsport, TN

This session will give an update from ABET regarding lessons learned from 2011-2012 visits and what to look for in 2013-2014. visits. The current criteria are:

The curriculum must provide a thorough grounding in the basic sciences including chemistry, physics, and biology, with some content at an advanced level, as appropriate to the objectives of the program. The curriculum must include the engineering application of these basic sciences to the design, analysis, and control of chemical, physical, and/or biological processes, including the hazards associated with these processes.


Jeffrey. J. Siirola,

Email:  jjsiirola@gmail.com


This talk is part of the department heads forum.

Description: A panel of department chairs will share their experiences on topics important to department chairs. This year's main topic is process safety in the chemical engineering curriculum. In addition, a panel representing Federal agencies will discuss funding opportunities, and informational and update  sessions will cover ABET, ASEE Chemical Engineering Division summer school, the annual report on the chemical engineering faculty academic salary survey and CACHE.

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