Since its establishment in 1978 the Department of Electrical Engineering has grown steadily in terms of its faculty, staff, student body, laboratories, and facilities. The department thrives on providing sound professional electrical engineering education at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Our graduates excel in the workplace and receive job offers while still studying or shortly after graduation. Those who choose to pursue their graduate studies regularly obtain scholarships from leading international institutions.
The vision of the Electrical Engineering Department is:
To be the region's innovative leader in providing excellent electrical engineering education and in conducting high quality fundamental and applied research.
The mission of the Electrical Engineering Department is:
To provide high quality education in electrical engineering disciplines, prepare graduates for diverse careers in electrical engineering, contribute to the country's economical development, meet the needs of the industry and society, and to bring faculty and staff a rewarding career in teaching and research.
With its new 160-credit hour B.Sc. program, students accumulate significant background in circuits theory, electronics, electromagnetics, power systems, machines, communication systems and control. Senior students can select one of two fields of interest in their degree program: Communications or Power. The Department's laboratories cover various sub-specializations of the broad field of electrical engineering. These laboratories include: Circuits, Electronics, Machines, Communications, Control, Power, Measurements, High Voltage, Cellular Telephony and Microwave Laboratories.