College of Engineering (CoE) chartered in 2016 was established to be a leader in the advanced technology and a hub of new ideas in the region. CoE is committed to be distinguished to provide solutions to stalemates of the region by providing unique Bachelor of Science degrees in three programs: Architectural Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. These programs are established with a goal to prepare students to face future challenges by inventing new solutions and techniques to improve the living environment of humanity. All programs of the College of Engineering are designed to fulfil the ABET accreditation criteria to enhance academic experience and understanding of new engineering technology in the world. As a result of its high quality education, CoE has reaped the rewards of its high-quality programs by reaching agreements with Wayne State University, University of Houston and University of Florida by providing several joint-degree program opportunities for the students to finish their degrees in US. The students in the College of Engineering are provided with fantastic opportunities to be involved in many career development aspects. 

In line with the mission of the University, the College of Engineering is committed to produce competitive engineers who will serve as catalysts for sustainable growth and development in national and international levels. Our overriding priorities are to:

  • Create a vibrant environment for learning, discovery, and innovation that relies on teamwork, leadership, and effective communication through curricular excellence in an American style education.
  • Conducts research that significantly contributes to the well-being and sustainable development of ethical communities and industries in the region.
  • Provides meaningful service to the profession and the diverse communities that surround us and beyond.
  • Graduates engineers who become productive participants in industry, profession, and society contributing to create a safe environment and an intact economy.
The College of Engineering envisions itself to be a world class college and a pioneer in engineering education, innovative research and building knowledge economy that make a positive difference in people’s lives.
The values of the College of Engineering are:

  • Excel at what really matters, and to aspire to the needs of society. Treat individuals with dignity and respect: to judge without partiality, critique without contempt, and encourage without reserve.
  • Encourage students to become productive, participating citizens.
  • Provides an atmosphere where faculty committed to learning, discovery and engagement are free to investigate, apply and transfer knowledge.
  • Recognize an obligation to provide the appropriate environment to accommodate diversity of opinions, experience, opportunities.
College of Engineering students will be able to:

  • Gain practical experience through practice-oriented classes and internships.
  • Develop professional competencies specific to their career objectives.
  • Strengthen their soft skills, including communication and critical thinking.
  • Gain essential knowledge and skills in their engineering field.
  • Perform and demonstrate as ethical professionals.
  • Plan and develop technology-based solutions for their specialty.
  • Participate in the process of re-engineering conventional work practices.
  • Identify and create systems and applications that satisfy business needs and requirements.
  • Become successful leaders in their career involving management or entrepreneurship.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities in their disciplines.
  • Solve technical problems for societal benefits.

Major Degree Specializations

Minor Degree Specializations

The College of Business can offer the following three minor specializations that will be available for other College of Business departments as well as other AUK colleges.


Razaq Ferhadi, Ph.D.

Dean, Engineering

Reda Abdelazim, Ph.D.

Chair, Petroleum Engineering

Omar Abdulghafoor, Ph.D.

Chair, Electronic and Telecommunication

Serhan Hakgudener, Ph.D.

Chair, Architectural Engineering

Khalil Marie, Ph.D.

Professor, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Azad Ahmed, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Architectural Engineering

Mohammed Namuq, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Petroleum Engineering

Hussein Zekri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Architectural Engineering

Ahmed Al-Masoodi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Electronic and Telecommunication

Alaa Ahmed, MSc

Lecturer, Architectural Engineering