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Dr. Nabeel Abdel-Fattah Abu Shaban , Chairman


Welcome to Mechanical Engineering Department

The department of Mechanical engineering, offers an undergraduate program leading to Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering after successfully passing 160 credit hours. The department has been established to graduate Mechanical Engineers closely committed to the advancement of science and technology that our world is witnessing today. The related field of mechanical engineering has a bright future since that size of manufacture and growth is rapidly improving. This program focuses on necessary theories and practical technology in the thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics, cooling and heating of buildings, and air-conditioning fields. This engineering program has the aim of promoting superior professional intellectuals in the mechanical engineering fields and providing instructions and hands on experiments by outstanding experienced teaching staff. The program is recently preparing for the ABET accreditation.

The department includes labs and workshops equipped by the latest and modern apparatuses. These labs include fundamental labs such as, strength of materials lab, mechanical vibration lab, heat transfer lab, thermodynamics lab, A/C lab, automatic control lab, hydraulic pneumatic lab, internal combustion lab, fluid lab, manufacturing and CNC lab, and Engineering workshops.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Apply the knowledge in mechanical engineering fundamentals, mathematics, and computing to solve a wide range of technical problems.
2. Have the ability to interact with others as leaders and team members.
3. Ability to continue their education in mechanical engineering or any other lifelong learning program.
4. Attain a high level of professionalism and ethical responsibilities.

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

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. Nabeel Abdel-Fattah Abu Shaban Assistant Professor Head of Department
3 Dr. Taha Tabaza Assistant Professor Member
4 Eng. Shahnaz AlKhalil Instructor


5 Dr. Safwan Al-Qawabah Associate Professor


6 Dr. Ahmad Manasrah 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. Nabeel Abdel-Fattah Abu Shaban Thermal sciences Assistant Professor (Chairman)
3 Dr. Taha Tabaza Applied Mechanics Assistant Professor
4 Eng. Shahnaz AlKhalil Industrial Engineering / Management Instructor
5 Dr. Ahmad Manasrah Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor
5 Dr. Safwan Al-Qawabah Industrial Engineering / Management Associate Professor


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