New Mexico Tech Electrical Engineering Alumni Survey

Dear Alumnus:

Thank you for taking the time to provide both feedback on the electrical engineering program and information about your professional activities since graduation. This survey serves as part of our process for continuous improvement. Once completed, you will be given instructions on how to receive a small token of appreciation for your participation.

Best wishes,
Kevin Wedeward
Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering

A. Education and Employment

1. In what year did you receive your BSEE degree from New Mexico Tech?

2. What is the highest degree you have earned?

Other (please specify)

3. In what discipline is your highest degree?

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other (please specify)

4. Are you currently in pursuit of an advanced degree?

Yes (please specify)        No

5. Which of the following best describes your current position?

Business Management
Engineering Development
Engineering Management
Engineering Research
Engineering Support
Technical Sales/Marketing
Graduate Student
Other (please specify)

B. Career Path

The objective of the B.S. in Electrical Engineering degree program is to prepare graduates who will be successful in their chosen career paths whether those paths be post-undergraduate studies or professions.

1. Overall, how would you rate your success in your chosen career path?

2. Overall, how satisfied are you with your chosen career path?

3. How satisfied are you with the education you received at New Mexico Tech?

C. Professional Activities

1. Are you a licensed professional engineer?

Yes (in what state(s)?)        No

2. Are you a member of IEEE?

Yes        No

3. Do you have any other memberships in professional societies?

Yes (please specify)        No

4. Have you published any scholarly articles?

Yes (please give approximate number)        No

5. Have you received any patents?

Yes (please give approximate number)        No

6. Have you presented at professional conferences?

Yes (please give approximate number)        No

7. Have you received any awards for professional achievement?

Yes (please describe)        No

8. Have you engaged in any entrepreneurial activities?

Yes (please describe)        No

9. Have you participated professionally in any international activities?

Yes (please describe)        No

10. Have you taken any career development courses (credit or non-credit) ?

Yes (please give approximate number)        No

D. Program Educational Outcomes

ABET, the accreditation agency for our program, has determined that the following educational outcomes are important for engineering students to have achieved by graduation.
  • In the column labeled "Performance", please select a letter grade to show how well you believe you achieved each outcome by graduation.
  • In the column labeled "Importance", please select a number to indicate how important it was to your career path to have achieved each outcome by graduation.
Educational Outcomes Performance Importance
an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
an ability to communicate effectively
the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
a knowledge of contemporary issues
an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

E. Final Comments

Thank you for your response.