MME - ABET Accreditation

ABET Accreditation: Mechanical Engineering

The B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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 Engineering students will have:
  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 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, October 2019

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, October 2019