Workshop on Preparing International School of Engineering Programs towards ABET accreditation

14 Jul, 2021

On Monday July 12, 2021, 08:30 A.M.-2.00 P.M. ISE with support from Office of Higher Education Commission organized a workshop on preparing ISE programs towards ABET accreditation. The speaker is Professor Dr. Methi Wecharatana, a professor and associate chair for graduate studies of New Jersey Institute of Technology. Moreover, he is an adviser to the board of directors of the Association of Thai Professionals in America and Canada (ATPAC). He is one of the alumni of Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, majored in Civil Engineering. Assistant Professor Dr. Phavanee Narataruksa helped coordination of the workshop. The objective of this workshop is to introduce the ABET accreditation criteria and to guide the international programs towards ABET accreditation. Associate Professor Dr. Tawatchai Charinpanitkul, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, made a welcome address and opened the workshop. Topics of workshop include the following:
  • ABET Accreditation: Overview
  • Understanding What, Why and How
  • Key Features of ABET system
  • ABET Criteria
  • What to DO to Prepare for ABET
There were 35 participants including the ISE management, the ISE faculty staff, the curriculum management committee from the AERO, ADME, ICE, NANO, and Robotics & AI programs, the curriculum revision committee, and the ISE supporting staff. After the presentation, there was fruitful discussion. Associate Professor Dr. Witaya Wannasuphoprasit, ISE Director, made a concluding remark and thanked the speaker and all the participants.