About the Program
The Chemical Engineering Department is committed to quality education that prepares graduates through a project-based curriculum with broad basic engineering knowledge to be professionals and to pursue postgraduate studies and research in Chemical Engineering.
The department is also committed to research that leads to better solutions to Chemical Engineering related problems with emphasis on issues of national significance including, energy, petrochemicals and environmental issues, by working closely with industry and research centers.Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):
Within a few years of graduation, Chemical Engineering graduates are expected to attain the following program educational objectives:
v Become technically competent engineers for a successful and productive career in the chemical engineering profession, OR
v Pursue graduate studies and research in chemical engineering, AND.
v Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills in a diverse environment with an integrative perspective to solving chemical engineering problems, AND
v Engage in life-long learning for the purpose of continuous improvement.
Student Outcomes (SOs):
The graduates of the Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering at King Faisal University are
expected to demonstrate:
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
(d) An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
(g) An ability to communicate effectively.
(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues.
(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.