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 and a Fellow of ASME and ABET. Brackin has been involved in several areas of ABET accreditation — she has served as her departmental ABET coordinator, member of ASME’s Committee on Engineering Accreditation, Program Evaluator, Team Chair and as a member of the Executive Committee of the EAC, where she also served as chair of the Criteria Committee.