Patsy Brackin is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where she also serves as Director of Engineering Design. Her B.S. and M.S. are from the University of Tennessee and her Ph.D. is from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has significant industry experience and is a licensed professional engineer as well as a Fellow of ASME and ABET. Brackin has been involved in several areas of ABET accreditation, including her position as her departmental ABET coordinator and member of ASME’s Committee on Engineering Accreditation. She has also served as a Program Evaluator, Team Chair and a member of the EAC Executive Committee, where she also served as chair of the Criteria Committee.