Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University
Dr. Muhammad H. Rashid is Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida Polytechnic University. He has been a program head as a department chair for close to 20 years and has gone through successful ABET accreditation of electrical engineering, computer engineering and mechanical engineering programs. Dr. Rashid is an ABET Program Evaluator for electrical engineering, computer engineering and (general) engineering programs. He has evaluated a number of first-time program reviews and general reviews. He has served as an external examiner of electrical, electronics and renewable energy programs in Malaysian universities for 12 years; he has advised and given lectures on meeting the Washington Graduate Attribute on WA2- Complexity of analysis: complex engineering problems. He is an accreditation member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (UK). He is actively involved in teaching, researching and lecturing in electronics, power electronics and professional ethics. He has published 22 books listed in the US Library of Congress and more than 160 technical papers. His books are adopted as textbooks all over the world. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET, UK) and a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He lectures and conducts workshops on Outcome-Based Education (OBE) and its implementations, including assessments. Dr. Rashid is a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Education Society and Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Industrial Applications Society. He also authored a book on “The Process of Outcome-Based Education – Implementation, Assessment Evaluations” 2012 UiTM Press, Malaysia.
The new ABET Criterion 1 requires the ability to solve complex engineering problems that include one or more of the following characteristics: wide-ranging or conflicting technical issues, no obvious solution, problems not encompassed by current standards and codes, a diverse groups of stakeholders, many component parts or sub-problems, multiple disciplines or significant consequences in a […]