Parks College is pleased to announce that the Civil Engineering program has received full accreditation from ABET for six years through September 30, 2019. This is a newly accredited program and therefore accreditation is extended to all past graduates from this program.
Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology hosted the Second Annual Conference of Engineering Deans of Catholic Universities (EDCU), which was held on campus April 27-29, 2014.
Theodosios Alexander, Sc.D., Dean of SLU’s Parks College recently presented his views on contemporary engineering education and the future of engineering careers to the Rotary Club of St. Louis and the Rotary Club of Clayton-Ladue.
Students recently participated in National Engineers Week on February 16–22. The week focused on recognizing the work and contributions of engineers, as well as celebrating the college. Events included Employer Connection, the Weekly Innovation Challenge, Introduce a Girl to Engineering, the Mr. Parks Pageant and the Billiken BEAMS Competition.
Professors Riyadh Hindi, Ph.D., P.E., Will Lindquist, Ph.D., P.E., and Ahmed Ibrahim, Ph.D., will begin a two-year project in January with funding from the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Center for Transportation at the University of Illinois.
When Riyadh Hindi, Ph.D., P.E. began at Parks College, he started up a research program on highway bridges and transportation infrastructures. Three years later, the program is now supported through external funding and has expanded to include two additional faculty members as well as several graduate and undergraduate students.
Parks College’s Aerospace, Biomedical, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering programs have been fully reaccredited by ABET. Additionally, with its first graduating class in 2011, the computer engineering program received its initial accreditation.