Faculty Member Becomes a Professional Engineer

January 22, 2010

Dr. Lesley StrawdermanDr. Lesley Strawderman recently became a Professional Engineer (PE). PE licensure is the engineering profession’s highest standard of competence, a symbol of achievement and assurance of quality. The PE is granted by the National Society of Professional Engineers. To become licensed, engineers must complete a four-year college degree, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years, pass two intensive competency exams, and earn a license from their state’s licensure board. Only a licensed engineer may prepare, sign and seal, and submit engineering plans and drawings to a public authority for approval, or seal engineering work for public and private clients.

Congratulations, Professor Strawderman!