|The four Departments of the College have established Industrial
Advisory Boards (IAB). The aims of these Industrial Advisory Boards are
to provide an independent, expert review and critique of the academic
activities of each Department in such a way that improves the quality of
teaching, research and services. In addition to that, it will enhance
the visibility of each Department in the engineering community.
The Boards will accomplish their mission by carrying out the following
functions for each Department:
- Review the program educational objectives to ensure that they
meet the industrial needs as well as ABET Engineering Criteria 2000.
- Evaluate strengths, merits, and weaknesses of the current
curriculum in the context of the Department mission and program
- Provide recommendations to the Department on all matters related
to the curriculum to improve the relationship between academic and
- Review student performances relative to the program outcomes
from an industrial point of view and propose strategies for
continuous improvement of the program.
- Help in identifying opportunities for student’s involvement in
research and capstone projects.
- Review the Department activities and plans related to research,
consultancy, and short courses and make recommendations.
- Help in identifying opportunities for faculty research and
- Help in soliciting funds for scholarships and endowments.
- Help in placing students for the working experience program.
- Provide assistance towards the review of student work and the
collection of assessment data.
- Enhance the visibility of the Department in the engineering
For more information about Industrial Advisory Board members and
activities of each Department, please check the web-site of each