RUM
Department of Chemical Engineering
 

What’s ABET

ABET is the recognized U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. It was created by several engineering societies being AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) one of them. Accreditation ensures the quality of the postsecondary education students receive and provides recognition to the institution/department which imparted the program. ABET accreditation is assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it preparates its students.

Department Vision

To become a department that harmonizes high quality education and a strong research program to provide world competitive graduates.

Department Mission

To develop a strong Chemical Engineering program focused on research, services and on educating students coming from all socioeconomic levels to convert them in professionals competitive at a worldwide level and knowledgeable of their social responsibility.

Educational Objectives

  • Apply basic principles of science and engineering to modern chemical technology.
  • Apply problem solving skills, desing and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • Design systems, components, or processes within realistic constraints such as economic, social, ethical, enviromental, health and safety.
  • Communicate effectively in a bilingual setting and to function in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Build upon your undergraduate education, expand and adapt your knowledge and skills into your chosen career path.