The College of Engineering (CoE) was established to be a leader in advanced technologies and a hub for new ideas in the region. The CoE is committed to provide solutions to stalemates of the region by providing unique bachelor‘s degrees in three programs: Architectural Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, and Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. These programs were established with the goal to prepare students to face future challenges by inventing new solutions and techniques to improve the living environment of humanity.

All programs within the College of Engineering are designed to fulfil the ABET accreditation criteria to enhance academic experience and the understanding of new engineering technologies. As a result of its high-quality education and aspirations, the CoE has executed agreements with Wayne State University and University of Florida to provide joint-degree program opportunities for AUK’s students.

Programs within the College of Engineering are committed to:

  • Preparing students for employment by adhering to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
  • Utilizing the strong fundamentals of math, science and engineering in the inclusive undergraduate programs.
  • Recognizing and responding to the changing needs of society.
  • Serving all who have an interest in the discipline and providing them with the means and resources necessary to achieve success in the field.
The College of Engineering aspires to become the best engineering school in the area and prepare students to serve society successfully within the global career market.
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 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.


Reda Abdel Azim, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Omar B. Abdulghafoor, PhD

Faculty member

Gharib M. Hamada, PhD

Faculty, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Azad Hama Ahmed, PhD

Faculty, College of Engineering

Razaq Ferhadi, PhD, PE

Dean, College of Engineering