Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers utilize their knowledge and skills across a wide range of industries. They play a major role in the design, manufacturing and maintenance of complex engineering systems.

The demand for mechanical engineers in the UAE will expand as the amount of manufacturing and industrial activity continues to grow. The design, manufacturing and support processes for mechanical devices ranging from automotive parts to power plants require mechanical engineers, making them employable across diverse multiple industries.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Khalifa University strives to ensure its graduates are well-equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills when they begin their professional career. Khalifa University Mechanical Engineering students are able to put their education to practice. Check out this video of KU’s Baja team who recently designed and built an off-road car to compete against universities from all over the world.

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering

The B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering program is designed to provide comprehensive engineering education for students interested in machines, thermo-fluids and energy systems. Complex mechanical systems involve structures, advanced materials, sensors and thermo-fluid systems.

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

The M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of ME and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of research.

M.Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering – Mechanical Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering – Material Science and Engineering

ACADEMIC FACULTY

Prof. Dimitrios Kyritsis

Professor and Interim Chair

Dr. Hamid Ait Abderrahmane

Assistant Professor

Prof. Eiyad Abu-Nada

Professor

Dr. Jamal Ahmad

Associate Professor

Dr. Sami Ainane

Associate Professor

Dr. Anas Alazzam

Assistant Professor

Dr. Amal Al Ghaferi

Associate Professor

Dr. Ebrahim Al-Hajri

Associate Professor

Dr. Mohamed Alshehhi

Associate Professor

Prof. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub

Professor

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Hassan Ali

Associate Professor

Dr. Ali Al Alili

Assistant Professor

Dr. Peter Armstrong

Associate Professor

Dr. Khalid Askar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Imad Barsoum

Associate Professor

Dr. Abdallah Sofiane Berrouk

Associate Professor

Dr. Nicolas Calvet

Assistant Professor

Prof. Grigorios Chaidemenopoulos

Professor

Prof. Matteo Chiesa

Professor

Dr. Daniel Choi

Associate Professor

Dr. Bashar Sami El-Khasawneh

Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Graduate Program

Dr. Marwan El Rich

Associate Professor

Dr. Ameen El-Sinawi

Associate Professor

Dr. Valérie Eveloy

Associate Professor

Dr. YAP Yit Fatt

Assistant Professor

Dr. Dongming Gan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Afshin Goharzadeh

Associate Professor

Dr. Adel Gougam

Assistant Professor

Prof. Dimitris Goussis

Professor

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Assistant Professor

Dr. MD Didarul Islam

Associate Professor

Prof. Isam Janajreh

Professor

Dr. Hamad Karki

Associate Professor

Dr. Lyes Khezzar/h4>
Professor and Associate Chair

Dr. Kyriaki Polychronopoulou

Associate Professor

Dr. Federico Renda

Assistant Professor

Prof. Peter Rodgers

Professor and Interim Senior Director R&D

Prof. Mohamed Sassi

Professor

Dr. Andreas Schiffer

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kumar Shanmugam

Associate Professor

Dr. Oleg Shiryayev

Assistant Professor

Dr. Firas Jarrar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nader Vahdati

Associate Professor

Dr. Wael Zaki

Associate Professor

Dr. TieJun (TJ) Zhang

Associate Professor

Dr. Lianxi Zheng

Associate Professor

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