Jeffrey Fergus is associate dean for undergraduate studies and program assessment and professor of materials engineering in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University. He received a B.S. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Illinois and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Fergus has served ABET as a program evaluator (PEV), team chair and is currently the Past-Chair of the Engineering Accreditation Commission. He is involved in various aspects of preparing volunteers for accreditation activities including service as a PEV Mentor and Facilitator for PEV Face-to-Face Training.