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American Society for Engineering EducationMARCH 2007Volume 16 | Number 7 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
FEATURES
ROLE REVERSAL - BY JEFFREY SELINGO
WHERE THE ACTION IS - BY THOMAS K. GROSE
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES - BY THOMAS K. GROSE

DEPARTMENTS
COMMENTS
E-MAIL
BRIEFINGS
DATABYTES
REFRACTIONS: Weighing the Differences - BY HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: Retaining Students—and Their Hopes and Dreams - BY NARIMAN FARVARDIN

TEACHING TOOLBOX
A RENAISSANCE ENGINEER - Integrated engineering trains students in a wide range of fundamentals, making them particularly attractive to small- and medium-sized companies. - BY BARBARA MATHIAS RIEGEL
YEAR OF DIALOGUE: Moving Right Along - BY J.P. MOHSEN
ON CAMPUS: Earning Your Education - BY LYNNE K. 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.



Percentage of Engineering Doctoral Degrees by Residency
YEAR DOMESTIC FOREIGN NATIONAL
1999 54.4% 45.6%
2000 50.1% 49.9%
2001 46.2% 53.8%
2002 46.0% 54.0%
2003 44.8% 55.2%
2004 42.2% 57.8%
2005 40.6% 59.4%
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at www.asee.org/colleges.



Percentage of Doctoral Degrees Awarded to Women *

1. Tulane University

40.0%

2. Duke University

38.5%

3. University of Connecticut

31.0%

4. William Marsh Rice University

30.8%

5. University of Wisconsin, Madison

30.7%

6. Auburn University

30.3%

7. Texas Tech University

29.0%

8. Stony Brook University

28.3%

9. George Mason University

28.0%

10. University of Kentucky

27.8%

11. University of South Carolina

27.6%

12. Colorado School of Mines

27.5%

13. California Institute of Technology

27.2%

14. University of Pennsylvania

26.8%

15. Washington State University

26.7%

16. Northwestern University

26.5%

17. University of Delaware

25.9%

18. University of Virginia

25.5%

19. Johns Hopkins University

25.4%

20. Boston University

25.0%
Note: * Minimum of 25 total doctoral degrees awarded ; 89 schools fit this criterium.
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education. More data can be found online at
www.asee.org/colleges.



Doctoral Degrees by Engineering Discipline

1. Electrical/Computer

1,887

2. Mechanical

964

3. Chemical

805

4. Civil

725

5. Computer Science (inside eng.)

606

6. Metallurgical & Materials

464

7. Other

457

8. Biomedical

333

9. Industrial/Manufacturing

302

10. Aerospace

259

11. Environmental

112

12. Eng. Science & Eng. Physics

111

13. Nuclear

76

14. Agricultural

68

15. Engineering (general)

46

15. Petroleum

46

17. Engineering Management

35

18. Civil/Environmental

20

19. Mining

11
20. Architectural 6
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