Pratt Commonly Used Acronyms

PRATT SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY REFERENCES:

AC:        Academic Council (University)

APC:     Academic Program Committees (University)

BOT:      Board of Trustees

BOV:      Board of Visitors

EAC:      Engineering Administrative Council (Pratt)

EFC:       Engineering Faculty Council (Pratt)

ESC:      Engineering Staff Council (Pratt)

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC REFERENCES:

DGS:      Director of Graduate Studies

DGSA:   Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies

DMS:      Director of Masters Studies

MC:        Master’s Coordinator

DUS:      Director of Undergraduate Studies

DUSA:    Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies

DEPARTMENTS, CENTERS, PROGRAMS, AND FACILITIES:

BME:      Biomedical Engineering Department

CEE:      Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

ECE:      Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

MEMS:   Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department

AFLOW: Automatic – FLOW for Materials Discovery (formerly Center for Materials Genomics)

CAGT:    Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies

CBTE:    Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

CEINT:   Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology

CGWHT: Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies

CMIP:     Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics

DAP:      Woo Center for Big Data and Precision Health

D&I:        Diversity & Inclusion

EMP:      Engineering Master’s Programs

EngEn:   Engineering Entrepreneurship

FinTech: Master of Engineering in Financial Technology

FIP:        Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics

FYD:       First Year Design

MedX:     Medicine & Engineering at Duke

MEng:     Master of Engineering

MEMP:   Master of Engineering Management Program

MESI:     Materials Science & Engineering Initiative

MITP:     Medical Imaging Training Program

SMIF:     Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility

WaSH-AID: Center for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Infectious Disease