Dr. Nabil Abdel-Fattah Abu Shaaban , Chairman


Welcome to Mechanical Engineering Department

The mechanical engineering / Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems department was established to make students closely related to the advancement of science and technology that our world is witnessing today.The importance and increasing necessity of these fields are being recognized with the development of modern society’s level of cultural life.The related field of mechanical and air-conditioning engineering has a bright future since that size of manufacture and growth is rapidly improving annually. This program focuses on necessary theories and practical technology in the thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, control, cooling and heating of buildings and heat pumps, air-conditioning fields.This Engineering program has as its goal the aim of nurturing superior professional intellectuals in the refrigeration and air-conditioning engineering fields and provides lectures and experiments by outstanding teaching staff, all of whom are well known in the field.


Excellence in engineering education and applied research according to international standards of quality in the field of Air conditioning and refrigeration systems.


Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of engineering education to provide students with knowledge and experience in the field of Air conditioning and refrigeration systems and achieve partnership with industry in both public and private sectors.


1. Technical knowledge – Provide a basic knowledge of mechanical engineering principles specialty air conditioning and refrigeration systems along with the required supporting knowledge of mathematics, science, computing, and engineering fundamentals. Emphasis is made on the specialty area of Air conditioning and refrigeration systems
2. Communication skills – Develop the ability to organize and present information effectively whether orally, written and graphically.
3. Preparation for Graduate Studies – Provide sufficient breadth and depth for successful subsequent graduate study, post-graduate study and lifelong learning programs.
4. Preparation for the profession – Provide an appreciation for the broad spectrum of issues arising in professional practice, including teamwork, leadership, safety, ethics, service, economics, and professional organizations

 About The Department:

The Department was established in the Year 2011. The number of its teaching staff members is 9 instructors. The number of its enrolled students is 60. The number of research papers by the teaching staff members up to this date has reached 3 papers published in refereed international journals and 6 papers published in international, Arab, and local conferences. 

The most important accomplishments of the Department are as follows:

    1. Updating the Department’s course plan and education resources to suit the Department’s vision for the education process.

    2. Encouraging teaching staff members to conduct scientific research and publish in refereed  scientific journals and international conferences.

    3. Organizing a number of curricular and extracurricular activities for the purpose of communicating and interacting with the community 

 Programs Offered By The Department: 

Program Name: Bachelor’s program in mechanical engineering / Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems

Program outcomes: 

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.

d) An ability to function in 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) A broad education necessary to understand the impact of electrical engineering solutions in a global and societal context.

i) A recognition of the need for 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.

 Department Council:



No Name Rank Position


Dr. Ahmad Al Aboushi Assistant Professor Member


Dr. Nabil Abdel-Fattah Abu Shaaban Assistant Professor Head of Department
3 Dr. Taha Tabaza Assistant Professor Chairman
4 Eng. Shahnaz AlKhalil Instructor


5 Dr.Jameel ALasfar Assistant Professor




   Academic Staff

 No Name Specialization Rank Short C.V. Detailed C.V.
1 Dr. Ahmad Al Aboushi Thermal sciences  Assistant Professor 
2 Dr. Nabil Abdel-Fattah Abu Shaaban Thermal sciences  Assistant Professor (Chairman)
3 Dr. Taha Tabaza  Applied Mechanics Assistant Professor
4 Eng. Shahnaz AlKhalil Industrial Engineering / Management   Instructor
5 Dr.Jameel ALasfar Industrial Engineering / Management Assistant Professor



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