Student Outcomes (SOs)
By the end of their studies at ESPOL, Petroleum Engineering (PE) graduates are expected to attain the following student outcomes (SOs). Graduates will have:
a) The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, particularly differential equations, probability and statistics, as well as expertise in thermodynamics, solid mechanics and fluid mechanics.
b) The ability to design and conduct tests as well as to analyze and interpret data related to Petroleum Engineering.
c) The ability to design a system, component or process to meet needs within realistic constraints (economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, uncertainty).
d) The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
e) The capacity to use the latest techniques and tools to resolve problems in petroleum engineering.
f) An understanding of ethical, moral and professional responsibility.
g) The ability to communicate effectively.
h) An education which is broad enough to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a social, environmental, economic and global context.
i) To recognize the needs and develop the ability to engage in learning throughout life.
j) Knowledge of contemporary issues.
k) The Ability to use techniques and tools for the development of petroleum engineering.
l) The Ability to lead groups of people who are able to undertake and implement engineering solutions.