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Title: Frank H' Dotterweich College of Engineering


1
Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering
  • Institutional Effectiveness Report
  • 2007-2008
  • Dr. Kuruvilla John
  • Interim Dean

2
Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering
  • Second largest college
  • Second longest name
  • Second largest research expenditures
  • World-class faculty, staff, students and alumni

3
College of Engineering - Organizational Chart
4
Departmental Units
  • Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering
  • Dr. Ali Pilehvari
  • Civil and Architectural Engineering
  • Dr. Joseph O. Sai
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Dr. Sung-won Park
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Dr. Kim D. Jones
  • Industrial Technology
  • Dr. Bruce Marsh
  • Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • Dr. Selahattin Ozcelik (Interim)
  • South Texas Environmental Institute

5
Admission Requirements
  • Undergraduate
  • SAT 970
  • ACT 21
  • TRANSFER 2.5 GPA
  • Graduate
  • GRE 1000
  • GPA 3.0
  • TOEFL 550
  • Doctoral
  • GRE 1100
  • GPA 3.0
  • TOEFL 600

6
COE Stats (2007 vs 2008)
  • Undergraduate Students 747 to 844 ( 13)
  • Masters Students 498 to 510 ( 2.4 )
  • Doctoral Students 34 to 31 (- 8.8 )
  • Total Students 1279 to 1385 ( 8.3) Fall to
    Fall comparisons
  • Freshmen Retention 69 to 70
  • Six Year Graduation Rate 44 to 39
  • Percentage of SCH completed 95.5 to 97.2
  • Faculty Strength 51 to 49
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination
  • Pass Rates
  • Fall 2007 56
  • Spring 2008 75
  • Fall 2008 67

7
Program Accreditation
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and
    Technology (ABET) Full Six Years
  • Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical
  • Next ABET Visit Fall 2009
  • National Association of Industrial Technology
    (NAIT) now The Association of Technology,
    Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Completed NAIT Site Visit early April 2009

8
College Highlights
  • Ranked 9th nationwide for Bachelors Degrees
    Awarded to Hispanics by School (Source 2007 ASEE
    Profiles of Engineering and Engineering
    Technology Colleges)
  • 1. UPR Mayaguez 590
  • 2. PUPR 372
  • 3. FIU 295
  • 4. UTEP 169
  • 5. Cal Poly Pomona 121
  • 6. U. Florida 113
  • 7. UT Austin 107
  • 8. UCF 102
  • 9. TAMUK 94
  • 10. TAMU 87
  • Graduate Environmental Engineering program ranked
    55th nationwide tied with Lehigh (Rossin) and
    USC (Viterbi) (Source 2008 US News and World
    Report Graduate School Rankings)
  • College is home to two recent NSF-CAREER award
    winners
  • Drs. Jianhong Ren and Yifang Zhu (Environmental
    Engineering)

9
  • Dr. Jianhong Ren (Environmental Engr. Water
    Quality)
  • NSF CAREER 2006
  • Dr. Yifang Zhu (Environmental Engr. Air
    Quality)
  • NSF CAREER 2009

10
2008 Research Expenditures by Department
  • Department Total Expenses
  •   
  • CHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS 48,902.45
  • CIVIL ENGINEERING 63,983.11
  • ELECTRICAL ENG COMP SC. 58,926.00
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 2,560,588.96
  • MECHANICAL AND IND. ENGINEERING
    27,714.38
  • SOUTH TEXAS ENVIR. INST.
    138,100.26
  • COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING-OTHER
    27,195.67
  •    
  • COE TOTAL 2,925,410.83

11
College of Engineering Significant
Accomplishments
  • Increased the number of B.S degree offerings
    B.S. in Architectural Engineering and recently
    B.S. in Environmental Engineering
  • Increased the number of full time professors 13
    to 18
  • Increased the number of non-teaching engineering
    personnel up by 1
  • Living Learning Community participation 100 to
    237
  • MS degrees awarded 165 to 255
  • Funded graduate student appointments 57 to 80
  • Increased the number of Engineering Outreach
    programs and initiatives 4 to 7
  • YESTexas STEP-Maymester Javelina Robotics
    CREST-RET
  • CREST-Undergrad Research Opportunity UBMS
    Newsletter

12
COE Strategic Goals
  • Increase undergraduate and graduate student
    enrollment Goal 1
  • Increase the number of engineering graduates
    Goal 1
  • Increase student research engagement
    opportunities Goal 2
  • Develop nationally recognized niche areas Goal
    3
  • Increase scholarly activities by faculty,
    students and research staff Goal 4
  • Increase sponsored research grants and contracts
    Goal 4
  • Develop state of the art research and teaching
    infrastructure Goals 4 and 5

13
Upcoming COE Activities
  • Accreditation visit preparation - ABET
  • Increase faculty recruitment
  • COE Newsletter
  • Website enhancement
  • Enhance student recruitment activities
  • Increase alumni networking meetings
  • Fundraising for scholarships
  • Increase undergraduate research opportunities
  • Research and sponsored program enhancement
  • New program Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (Fall
    2011)

14
Resource Requests
Total new resource request 1.67 million
15
Additional Long-Term Requests
  • Build an engineering auditorium to seat 120
  • Build larger classrooms to seat 60 120 students
  • Upgrade multimedia laboratories and classrooms
  • Hire a college specific grant writer
  • Build a larger machine workshop
  • Increase graduate teaching and research
    assistantship offerings
  • Institutionalize CREST and STEP projects

16
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