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King Faisal University

College of Engineering


Mechanical E​​ngineering Program

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. The department had been inaugurated and started its journey in the year of 2008, since then it grows fast, literarily in all aspects. 
The Mechanical Engineering program offers Project based learning curriculum. It prepares students to become intellectual leaders in industry and academia. The graduates of our programs are thoroughly acquainted in science, mathematics and technical knowledge through coursework that keeps engrossed with cut of the edge technologies. They have the talent to analyze, synthesize, and design engineering systems through the problem-based activities, and by means of general education courses. They gain the knowledge and skills that allow them to blast and meet society’s grand challenges
Our department has a distinguished record in both teaching and research. The faculty members are highly regarded and have excellent academic and research credentials. They conduct a wide variety of innovative research in different areas include; Energy and sustainability, Engineering Design & simulation, Mechatronics, Robotics and Intelligent Mechanical Systems, manufacturing and design of machines.  These research activities complement our educational mission and address the ever- changing needs of industry and society.
Collaboration with government, academia and industry is part of our focus and as such, we are working to established large-scale collaborations with major industrial companies including ARAMCO, SABIC, MAADEN and SAPTCO
We continue in the pursuit of our goal to provide the highest quality of education and research in the engineering domain for engineers and the engineering of our future.
The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Dr. Abdulaziz El-Sinawi

Department Chairman