- Dr. Dietsche and her colleagues at ABET are providing a very valuable service to the profession – and on a strictly volunteer basis!
- Unlike years ago when I was a student, today’s chemical engineering programs can vary greatly from one institution to another and all are likely to be different from the programs of 20 or 30 years ago!
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March 3rd, 2011
This post was written and submitted by Tim Frank, Chair of the Mid-Michigan AIChE local section. On February 23, at a meeting of the Mid-Michigan Section of AIChE, Dr. Laura Dietsche presented a view of chemical engineering education programs in the U.S. She spoke from her perspective as a team leader and commissioner at ABET, the organization that reviews and accredits engineering programs at colleges in the U.S. I came away from her talk with two strong impressions: