ABET, the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology, is a federation of 34 professional and technical societies representing these fields. Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States, ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 80 years.
ABET is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. More information can be found at www.abet.org.
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About Ron Gibala
Ron Gibala is the L.H. and F.E. Van Vlack Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan. His research includes many topics on mechanical behavior of materials, defects in solids, environmental effects on materials and materials characterization. His activity with engineering accreditation involves serving as a program evaluator and team chair (commissioner) for the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. He has evaluated or consulted for engineering programs in more than 30 colleges and universities nationally and internationally.
About Gregg M. Janowski
Gregg M. Janowski is associate provost for assessment and accreditation and professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his B.S.Met.E. (1983), M.S.Met.E. (1985), and Ph.D. (1988) from Michigan Technological University. Janowski joined UAB as an assistant professor in 1990 after a post-doctoral appointment in the Metallurgy Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. His activities include leading EAC/ABET program reaccreditation for three cycles, overseeing the school efforts for one cycle, and having overall responsibility for university regional reaffirmation. Janowski has part of seven EAC/ABET reviews as a PEV, co-chair, or chair.