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American Society for Engineering EducationJANUARY 2007Volume 16 | Number 5 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
FEATURES
21st Century Prof. - BY THOMAS K. GROSE
Counting on Them - BY THOMAS K. GROSE
A Man of Vision - BY PIERRE HOME-DOUGLAS

DEPARTMENTS
COMMENTS
E-MAIL
BRIEFINGS
DATABYTES
REFRACTIONS: Making Changes - BY HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: Lessons From the Sandbox - BY JACQUELYN F. SULLIVAN

TEACHING TOOLBOX
Monsters on the Move - A slew of schools are preparing students to work in the computer game industry. - BY CORINNA WU
BOOK REVIEW: Power, Speed, and Form: Engineers and the Making of the Twentieth Century - REVIEWED BY ROBIN TATU
YEAR OF DIALOGUE: Getting the Word Out - BY LARRY G. RICHARDS
ON CAMPUS: A Living Laboratory - BY LYNNE SHALLCROSS


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DATABYTES: FACULTY FIGURES - COMPILED BY MICHAEL GIBBONS - Data source: American Society for Engineering Education - INFOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY I-SHAN CHEN  
ASEE ANNUALLY COLLECTS DATA ON THE NUMBER OF TENURED AND TENURE-TRACK FACULTY MEMBERS. OF THE 358 ABET-ACCREDITED ENGINEERING SCHOOLS, 315 REPORTED FACULTY DATA FOR FALL 2005.  THIS ACCOUNTS FOR WELL OVER 90 PERCENT OF ALL ENGINEERING FACULTY. HALF OF THE 23,012 TENURED OR TENURE-TRACK FACULTY MEMBERS WERE FULL PROFESSORS DURING THE 2005-06 ACADEMIC YEAR. THIS IS VIRTUALLY UNCHANGED SINCE THE 1995-96 ACADEMIC YEAR.

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at www.asee.org/colleges.



Master's Degrees Awarded by School in 2004-2005
1. University of Southern California 1,244
2. Stanford University 930
3. University of Michigan 894
4. Georgia Institute of Technology 838
5. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 808
6. Johns Hopkins University 777
7. University of Texas, Arlington 661
8. San Jose State University 625
9. Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 577
10. Purdue University 525
11. Texas A&M University 522
12. University of Florida 503
13. Cornell University 490
14. Virginia Tech 478
15. Columbia University 470
16. University of Texas, Austin 457
17. Pennsylvania State University 441
18. North Carolina State University 428
19. Air Force Institute of Technology 420
20. George Mason University 411
21. Univ. of California, Los Angeles 407
22. University of Wisconsin, Madison 393
23. University of Colorado at Boulder 392
24. University of California, Berkeley 374
25. SUNY, Buffalo 371
Note: 248 total schools reported.
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at
www.asee.org/colleges.



Percentage of Master's Degrees to Women by School in 2004-2005 *

1.San Jose State University

49.8%

2. Tulane University

44.7%

3. University of California, Santa Cruz

44.2%

4. University of Mississippi

43.1%

5. University of Notre Dame

41.8%

6. Temple University

41.8%

7. University of Iowa

38.4%

8. Catholic University of America

37.2%

9. Santa Clara University

35.4%

10. University of Nevada, Reno

35.3%

11. Harvard University

34.8%

12. Marquette University

34.3%

13. University of New Orleans

34.2%

14. Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

33.3%

15. Stony Brook University

32.8%

16. Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County

32.4%

17. Howard University

31.7%

18. Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

31.5%

19. Louisiana Tech University

31.0%

20. University of Texas, Dallas

30.9%
Note: * Minimum of 35 total master’s degrees awarded; 200 schools met this criterium.
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at
www.asee.org/colleges.



Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline/Total: 40,650

1. Electrical/Computer

11,415

2. Computer Science (inside eng.)

5,735

3 . Mechanical

4,767

4. Civil

3,875

5. Other *

3,359

6. Industrial/Manufacturing

3,138

7. Engineering Management

1,818

8. Chemical

1,404

9. Aerospace

1,043

10. Biomedical

1,007

11. Metallurgical & Materials

743

12. Environmental

635

13. Engineering (general)

539

14. Eng. Science & Eng. Physics

282

15. Petroleum

256

16. Nuclear

181

17. Agricultural

173

18. Architectural

164

19. Civil/Environmental

78
20. Mining 38
Note:* “Other” includes systems engineering, information systems and engineering, applied math/physics/science/statistics, telecommunications, and others.
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at
www.asee.org/colleges.



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American Society for Engineering Education
Master's Degrees Awarded by School in 2004-2005 Percentage of Master's Degrees to Women by School in 2004-2005 Master's Degrees Awarded by Discipline/Total: 40,650