Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Mission and Vision
To support and lead the nation’s requirements and technological developments, to be able to conduct international projects and to have an authority in research areas. To perform research studies and to educate engineers equipped with technical “know-how”, creative thinking and being able to try and research new technologies to achieve required goal. The vision of the department is to have respect and authority in engineering activities and to gain acceptance through research projects, support to the nation and delivering high quality engineers.

Aim
The aim of the mechanical engineering department is to prepare engineering candidates for various branches of industry with an improved self-confidence and individual initiative. Students are educated to have scientific systematic approach in solving engineering problems, sound engineering base, life-long learning habits and research abilities.

Objectives
As individuals and members of a competitive team, the graduates of the Department of Mechanical Engineering will have:

  • A solid mathematical and scientific background necessary to comprehend the fundamentals of
  • A strong foundation in engineering areas relevant to current industry needs to allow them to successfully compete for demanding and high quality
  • An ability to apply design procedures as required by the discipline which will allow them to produce resourceful and innovative engineering
  • An ability to communicate effectively and to act with social, ethical, and professional responsibility to fulfil their commitment inside and outside the engineering
  • An ability to use computers as a tool for analysis, design, simulation, and
  • Strong laboratory skills that will allow them to design and conduct experiments with systems and instruments of various complexity in the
  • An understanding  of   a   life-long   learning   and   critical   thinking   required   for entrepreneurship, competitiveness, leadership, and adaptation to new
  • An understanding of social, business, industrial, and human aspects as a complement to their engineering

In this respect, our programme consists of 46 courses in total, 78.3% of which are compulsory fundamental engineering courses, 13% are technical elective Mechanical Engineering courses, 4.4% free elective courses and 4.3% are internships.

Its Strengths
Mechanical Engineering Department was founded in 1996. The aim of the mechanical engineering department is to prepare engineering candidates for various branches of industry with an improved self-confidence and individual initiative. Students are educated by young, dynamic, proactive, academic personnel with industrial experience to have scientific systematic approach in solving engineering problems, sound engineering base, life-long learning habits and research abilities.

Information on Education
Educational Programs (graduate, postgraduate studies)
Undergraduate program of Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science program of Mechanical Engineering
PhD program of Mechanical Engineering

Language of Instruction
The language of all instructional programs is English.

English Preparatory Program
Students registering to the undergraduate program of the department are required to have a certificate in English proficiency or must qualify from English proficiency examination held by the university. Otherwise they have to follow a one-year English preparatory program.

Job Opportunities
Graduates of the Department of Mechanical Engineering can find employment in industry, in the departments including production, maintenance, quality control, design and management, in companies giving engineering services and mechanical consultancy, in power plants, in the field of accessing sources of energy such as petroleum, gas, sunlight and wind, in metal production plants and foundries and many others.