College of Engineering

The Bioengineering External Advisory Board (BEAB)

The Bioengineering External Advisory Board (BEAB)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bioengineering External Advisory Board (BEAB) is to provide guidance, advice and support to assist the achievement of the goals and objectives of Department of the Bioengineering (BMEN) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The Board provides an effective linkage between the BMEN Department and students, faculty, the College of Engineering, the University Administration, industry and government.


The goals of the BEAB are to:

Provide advice and assistance to the department in the development and maintenance of an assessment plan to maintain ABET accreditation. Adopt a proactive role in helping the department to:

  • Acquire resources for scholarships, faculty development and equipment.
  • Recruit students
  • Obtain professional opportunities for students.

    Provide an independent, constructive assessment of the program and activities of the Department including a review of items such as:
  • Faculty
  • Curriculum
  • Students
  • Administration
  • Equipment and facilities
  • Alumni/industrial relations

Act as a two-way conduit for communicating between the Department and alumni, industry and government. Serve as an advocate for the Department with College deans and the University administration. Provide feedback to the Department on things it is doing well, and things that can be improved. This Board is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes including, for such purposes, the making of distribution to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law).