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.

Program Outcomes

Engineering programs must demonstrate that their students attain the following outcomes after the finish of their studies.
  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data.
  • An Ability to desing a system, component, or process to meet desired need within realistic constraints such a economic, enviromental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to comunicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, enviromental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice