MME - ABET Accreditation


ABET Accreditation: Mechanical Engineering


The B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is to impact society locally and globally through our educational programs, research, and service, developing knowledge and sharing our expertise in the best traditions of land-grant universities. We strive for excellence in teaching and learning at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, seek to develop novel educational opportunities, grow our public and private support for research and education, and expand our scholarship, outreach and service.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Within a few years of graduation, our Mechanical Engineering graduates are expected to:
  1. have started successful careers based on their education or have completed a professional degree or a graduate degree in engineering or related field;
  2. have begun lifelong learning and development in order to remain current in their knowledge and skills and to advance in their careers; and
  3. have established a record of professionalism, leadership, respect and integrity in working to serve humanity and to use resources responsibly.

Student Outcomes

At the time of graduation, Mechanical Egnineering students will have:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) an ability to communicate effectively
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Mechanical Engineering ABET Undergraduate Enrollment Chart
Source: College of Engineering, February 2015

Graduation Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Mechanical Engineering ABET Degrees Conferred Chart
Source: College of Engineering, February 2015