Our Experts are at the heart of ABET accreditation, and their dedication and long-term commitment ensure that programs in 31 countries are of the utmost quality. In 2017, we interviewed 11 of these thought-leaders, senior executives and outstanding faculty members. Read below to learn more about who makes up our network of Experts.

C.R. “Chuck” Pennoni

1998-99 ABET president and 2004 ABET fellow, founder and chairman of Pennoni Associates

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Patsy Brackin

Commissioner on the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC), professor at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

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David “Hoot” Gibson

Member of the Commissioner Executive Committee and commissioner on the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC), Retired in the rank of brigadier general from the United States Air Force Academy

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Emily Allen

Academic Advisory Council member, chair of the Ad Hoc Committee for Diversity & Inclusion, 2017 Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity winner and dean of the college of engineering, computer science and technology at California State University, Los Angeles

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Jenna Carpenter

Founding dean of the school of engineering at Campbell University, ABET Program Evaluator

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Leonard Bohmann

Commissioner on the Engineering Accreditation Commission, associate dean for academic affairs at Michigan Technological University

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Scott Danielson

Past member of the Executive Committee, ABET Board of Directors and Engineering Technology Area Delegation director, slated to be vice chair of operations of the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) Executive Committee in July 2018. Faculty member at Arizona State University (ASU)

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Janice Zdankus

Serves on the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) and sits on the Board of Directors, vice president of Quality on Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) Customer Experience and Quality team

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Jeewika Ranaweera

ABET Program Evaluator, Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and principal hardware engineer at Oracle

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Stuart Zweben

Past chair of the ABET Accreditation Council and the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC), Fellow of ABET, Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award Winner. Now, ABET Secretary and serving on the ABET Global Council and Linton E. Grinter Award Committee. Professor emeritus at the Ohio State University

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Mario Gonzalez

Fellow of IEEE, ASEE and ABET, recipient of the ASEE Centennial Medal in 1993 and professor emeritus of the University of Texas at Austin

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About ABET

ABET is a forward-thinking, purpose-driven organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. All over the world, ABET accredits college and university technical programs committed to the quality of the education they provide their students.

Based in Baltimore, we are a global company, with over 3,800 programs in 31 countries in the areas of applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology at the associate, bachelor and master degree levels.