Message from the HOD
The Department of Engineering is an open platform for diverse voices where teaching runs parallel to the real world and students are groomed to join the global workforce. Our legacy traces back to 1984 when the Department of Engineering was founded as an integral part of Oman Technical Industrial College, OTIC The students at Department of Engineering benefit through the professional grooming of renowned faculty and industry experts having experience of tackling pressing engineering problems. Students discover their passion in one of the various offered Engineering majors at the Department of Engineering.
Our commitment to academic quality is the primary goal to deliver quality programs that are well recognized by the industry and aligned with the Oman vision 2040. The mission of the Department of Engineering through its various programme is to educate well-integrated individuals who possess technical and social competence to succeed in professional arenas and design solutions for global problems. Our commitment and dedication are to focus on experiential, cooperative and project-based learning that allows our students to continue to adapt, grow and succeed in solving real-world problems. The department thrives to establish a partnership with industries, government organizations, & academia and become a collaborative community of faculties, students, staff and alumni to fulfil societal needs with professional ethics.
Our experienced faculties from premier institutes bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom. Their vast industry and teaching experience coupled with their research, and skill-based training by industry experts allow our students to not only receive professional teaching but also the opportunity to work alongside their faculties on research areas of their interest during their projects. We have the largest undergraduate engineering program in the nation with a current enrollment of more than 4,000 students.
Therefore, I am pleased to take this opportunity to invite you to visit the department and discover for yourself the role we play in Oman’s development.
Dr. Yahya Obaid Bakheet Al Shamsi
Head of Department