As Dean of the College of Engineering at Khalifa University, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our College which is home to an outstanding community of students, faculty and staff. I invite you to look through the web pages of our Academic Departments and Research Centers to learn more about the wide range of majors and minors we offer and the impactful research by our faculty, researchers and students, which underpins our passion for ‘engineering with a purpose’. The College of Engineering is currently home to over 2200 undergraduate students, 400 graduate students, 130 researchers and staff and 200 faculty.
Our faculty and researchers are at the forefront of creating new knowledge that is integral to societal sustainability. Our thematic research in Energy, Water, Environment, Healthcare and Supply Chain is underpinned by our fundamental strength in advanced materials, manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence and information and communications technologies.
Our students, throughout their academic journey, are driven by the curiosity to engineer holistic solutions through team work and they exhibit tremendous creativity in freshman design, innovation and entrepreneurship, and capstone projects. Graduate students work at the leading edge of innovation in many exciting fields across the various engineering disciplines, and their achievements are underpinned by our state-of-the-art research environment.
At the College of Engineering, through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and the strong engagement with industry and stakeholders, we are a catalyst for economic development in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and the wider world.
Dr. Bayan Sharif
Acting Provost & Dean of College of Engineering
One of the main pillars of Abu Dhabi’s social, political and economic future is a sustainable knowledge-based economy, as outlined in the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030. The overarching purpose of the College of Engineering at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology is to work towards this vision by advancing the discovery of new knowledge, its dissemination and exploitation.
The College of Engineering is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional industries in key themes such as energy, aerospace, healthcare, transportation and telecommunications.
The College of Engineering is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to engineering education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society.
The College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity of the physical world and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.
The College of Engineering serves the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the nation, and the world by providing students with holistic education underpinned by the principle of engineering with a purpose, thus empowering them to be outstanding leaders in discovering new knowledge as a catalyst for business innovation, particularly towards the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030. The College also plays an integral role towards this vision by conducting cutting edge fundamental, multidisciplinary and translational research in key strategic areas such as information and communication technology, aerospace, transport and logistics, healthcare, and energy and the environment.
To be a world class center of excellence in engineering education, research, and knowledge transfer and be a catalyst for economic development in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
There are ten undergraduate degree programs offered by the College of Engineering:
There are 14 Master’s degree programs, some of which offer optional concentrations, offered by the College of Engineering:
The College of Engineering offers one PhD in Engineering, with 11 optional concentrations:
A degree in engineering will give you the skills and know-how you need to bring real-world solutions to humanity’s most pressing challenges.
We welcome your application to the College of Engineering at Khalifa University, and we look forward to guiding you through your academic career and watching you make an impact with your engineering degree.
Applications to the College of Engineering are accepted through Khalifa University’s main admissions office. Follow the link below, where you will find information about the application process, tuition and scholarships, requirements and deadlines, and more.
So if you want to be a part of something big, we invite you to join us.