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Welcome to the University of Sharjah 04 06 10 14 16 20 22 Admission Requirements: University Ranking: Contents The College of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering Department of Architectural Engineering Department of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management Department of Sustainable & Renewable Energy Engineering Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering American Board for Engineering and Technology University Website: Welcome to The University of Sharjah (UOS), a university that provides first class education to students from the UAE, Arab countries, and around the globe. The University of Sharjah offers academic programs in a broad range of disciplines that truly define it as a world-class university. Programs cover an impressive range of fields and scopes including the arts, humanities and social sciences, Islamic studies and Sharia law, international and civil law, communications and media, sciences, business, engineering and architecture, fine arts and design, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and health sciences. Studying at the University of Sharjah, a prominent and comprehensive university, offers many advantages. You will be exposed to numerous course and program options that will allow you to combine disciplines so that you may participate actively in addressing both today’s challenges and those of the future. You will also enjoy the flexibility of choosing from a wide range of options to choose the program that best matches your talents, aptitude and interests. Lastly, at the University of Sharjah, you will experience a wonderful journey of self-discovery and learning that will bring your best abilities to the forefront.

OUR VISION To be recognized, nationally and internationally as a leading Engineering College in teaching and learning, research, and community service, in addition to producing graduates who are valued for their knowledge, skills, commitment to excellence, ethics and leadership. OUR MISSION The College is dedicated to preparing graduates to solve engineering problems in a professional, ethical, and sociallyresponsible manner, through: providing high-quality programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels in line with market needs, and conducting research that provides innovative sustainable solutions to real problems towards the enhancement of quality of life. Engineering Programs Are Accredited by the Engineering Commission of ABET The Bachelor of Science programs in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Civil Engineering Architectural Engineering, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology). The ABET accreditation status is further confirmation that the programs offered by the College of Engineering are indeed world-class in terms of content, top-rated facilities, renowned faculty and outstanding students. If you are looking for a unique undergraduate or graduate experience from one of the best engineering programs in the region, then take a look at what we have to offer. Engineering at the University of Sharjah is about belonging to a college that engages with excellence in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and community service. It is about having exceptional facilities and highly-qualified faculty that support its students. It is about achieving a rich and balanced university experience, both inside and outside the classroom. The College has a highly qualified academic faculty whose specializations and expertise span the main disciplines of engineering. The College of Engineering The College of Engineering strives to contribute to the empowerment and advancement of the community and to inspire and nurture a generation of productive individuals through providing purposeful and quality education in engineering. 4

OUR GOALS • Provide students with quality educational programs that are consistent with national and international standards. • Promote quality research and disseminate knowledge that contributes to advancing technology and prepare graduates to pursue post-graduate studies. • Serve as an effective source of engineering expertise and offer a range of professional continued educational opportunities, with particular emphasis on national and regional needs. OUR PROGRAMS Undergraduate Programs • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering • Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronics Engineering • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management • Bachelor of Science in Sustainable & Renewable Energy Engineering • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering • Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering • Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Water Desalination Engineering Graduate Programs • Master of Science in Civil Engineering • Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering • Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering • Master in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage • Master of Science in Engineering Management • Master of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering • Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering • Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Management Engineering Commission of ABET 5 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is one of the first departments in the college of engineering to offer an undergraduate degree program, namely the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) with an optional concentration in Environmental Engineering. In addition to the BSCE, the CEE Department offers three graduate programs: Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering. TheDepartment of Civil Engineering is furnishedwithhighquality state-of-the-art equipment to facilitateexperimentation, teaching, research, and consultation. The equipment comes with excellent computerized data acquisition systems. All laboratories are supervised by highly qualified and well-trained technicians. The Department houses several major laboratories including: • Engineering Workshop • Structures Lab • Geotechnical Engineering Lab • Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources and Hydraulics Lab • Transportation and Pavement Engineering Lab • Materials Lab • Mechanics Lab • Surveying Lab • Environmental Engineering Lab 6

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Bachelor of Sciences in Civil Engineering The CEE Department offers an undergraduate Civil Engineering Program which leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. The Program provides students with the opportunity to cover various sub-fields of civil engineering through the choice of final year technical electives and senior design projects. The Department also offers, under the umbrella of the Civil Engineering Program, a Concentration in Environmental Engineering. PROGRAM OF STUDY As a student in the Civil Engineering Program, you will receive a broad foundation in mathematics, chemistry, physics and engineering technology, followed by core civil engineering courses covering a wide range of the main civil engineering disciplines including: Construction, geotechnical engineering, materials, structural engineering, surveying, transportation, water resources, hydraulics and environmental engineering. Subjects in these areas are introduced through weekly lectures, tutorials, and laboratory assignments with emphasis on principles, analysis and design. Laboratory classes accompany some courses to develop practical engineering skills and reinforce the theoretical background and basic knowledge obtained in lectures. During their final year of study, students are required to complete a comprehensive and multidisciplinary capstone design project and feasibility study on the development, complete analysis and design of a civil engineering project. This design experience is documented in a technical report, complete with all necessary documentation and drawings, and students present their design results to a public audience. 7 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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GRADUATE PROGRAMS Master of Science in Civil Engineering The Department offers a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) program. The program aims to prepare graduates to confidently confront current and future challenges in an exciting profession and equip themwith advanced knowledge, and practical application skills, and to excel well beyond what is expected. That is achieved through providing the best education possible to our students and conducting state-of-the-art research to serve the local, regional, and international communities. Master of Science In Environmental Science And Engineering The Department offers a multi-disciplinary Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering (MSESE). The program was launched in Fall 2020-2021 and is now running with more than 30 students. The program aims to provide the opportunity for qualified graduates in different disciplines from science and engineering to advance their knowledge and skills in modern environmental perspectives and challenges. It also aims to engage students in multidisciplinary fields with independent and collaborative research in academic, governmental, and industrial contexts, and to support the development of quality and relevant research, especially applied research in pertinent environmental fields to UAE and the region. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering The Department offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (PhDCE) program. The program aims to provide qualified engineers with the opportunity to advance their careers through knowledge discovery skills in the modern civil engineering trends. The program also intends to enable its students to advance to higher levels of competency in their profession through exploring advanced theory and design procedures and to support the development of quality research in the various areas of Civil Engineering, particularly applied research with an impact on the community. Additionally, the program helps to satisfy the demand and national need for highly-educated, qualified, and specialized engineers who can contribute to and lead scientific and technological development in the UAE and the region. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES During your study, you will learn sound engineering principles and acquire the ability to apply newly gained knowledge in solving real-life civil engineering problems through an emphasis on practical problem solving, design capability, laboratory assignments, and senior design projects. Careers in civil engineering include planning, designing, supervising, and managing projects related to structures such as buildings, skyscrapers, airports, bridges, dams, or tunnels, and infrastructures such as roads and highways, hydraulics, groundwater systems, drainage systems, and environmental protection systems. Students graduating from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering are fully prepared to pursue full-time or part-time post-graduate studies and research. 9 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Electrical Engineering The Department of Electrical Engineering is one of the first departments in the college that admitted students in the university in 1997. Over the years, the Department of Electrical Engineering has established a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and community service. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Integrating modern science with practical applications is core to advanced technology, particularly in Electrical Engineering. Electrical engineers are involved in all areas of today’s information society. The advancement in modern technologies, such as the Internet, mobile communication, high performance computers, power plants, renewable energy, and robotics, is based on applied electrical and electronics engineering principles and systems. The curriculum offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering teaches timely engineering principles and concepts that are utilized to solve relevant engineering problems. This is done through emphasis on problem formulation, analysis and design capability, practical implementation and laboratory work carried out through team projects. Highly qualified faculty members teach core and elective courses, while students enjoy the flexibility of choosing departmental electives in various areas of electrical and electronics engineering. 10

PROGRAM OF STUDY The Electrical Engineering program teaches students comprehensive and profound engineering principles such as analysis, problem formulation, design and implementation of electrical and electronics systems. Students in this program grasp these engineering principles through various areas of specialization including: • Electronic circuits and systems • Automation and process control • Signal processing • Electrical power engineering • Instrumentations and measurements • Wired and wireless communications systems • Miscellaneous topics and subjects related to electrical and electronics engineering. The departmental required courses cover the main areas of electrical and electronics engineering which include: AC and DC circuit analysis, electronic circuits, electromechanical systems, signal processing, electromagnetics, communication systems, control theories, power systems, and digital systems. These courses give the students a strong foundation upon which to build. Students receive theoretical information in weekly lectures and tutorial sessions. In addition, most “departmental requirements” include practical hands-on experience in a laboratory environment. To cap their development, students are required to complete a design project in their final year. This project is to be chosen by the students according to their selected area of concentration. 11 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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GRADUATE PROGRAMS Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering The department offers a Master of Science program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering that prepares its graduates to confidently confront the challenges of the Information Technology revolution and prepare them for highly rewarding careers by providing advanced knowledge and skills. The department aspires to deliver world-class engineering programs and excellence in teaching and research. Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering The MSBME program accepts students from different undergraduate disciplines to be admitted to this program. As such, in order to provide the best learning experience to the graduate students regardless of their undergraduate background, the program is designed to help the student bridge the gap between their background and the MSBME program. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical & Computer Engineering The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE), College of Engineering and the Department of Computer Engineering (CPE), College of Computing and Informatics jointly offer a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The Ph.D. program’s main goal is to provide advanced knowledge in Electrical and Computer Engineering topics with in-depth research experience. The program delivers a comprehensive list of courses based on the fundamentals of applied sciences, research and optimization methodologies focused on cutting-edge subjects in electrical and computer engineering. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates have a wide range of career opportunities where they can work in: Power stations, electric power and microelectronics industries, construction projects including electrical distribution, medical equipment, communications, instrumentation and measurements, process automation, and wireless systems operation and design in all industries. 13 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Architectural Engineering The Department of Architectural Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering degree as a five year (10 semesters) program as well as a Master in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage program. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering The Architectural Engineering Department provides an internationally-competitive educational program, by establishing research, and offering technical services related to Architectural Engineering, and integrated systems. In addition to providing theoretical knowledge, the Program is designed to develop students’ practical and design capabilities in the following three areas. • Architectural Design: emphasizing spatial relationships; functional layout and site treatment. • Structural Analysis and Construction Systems; management and construction practices. • Environmental Control Systems; energy efficiency and conservation and other areas of building services dealing with the environmental behavior of buildings. Additionally, the BSc program familiarizes and exposes students to local and international architecture as well as urban planning and design. PROGRAM OF STUDY Students spend their first year acquiring foundation skills that form the basis for later core course requirements. The intermediary program stage enables students to gain knowledge of the design process and related engineering topics. The advanced level prepares students through holistic training by exploiting acquired skills and knowledge in completing advanced design projects. The upper level represents a culmination of the skills and knowledge acquired during earlier stages of the program. Students master design components required in the application of building techniques and generate complete detailed projects to prepare them for their future professional careers. 14

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES In addition to career opportunities as practicing engineering architects, the BSc enables students to acquire basic parallel skills for a career as an architect or building teammanager, urban planner, property developer, project manager, environmental consultant, or one of the many other types of building services consultant. GRADUATE PROGRAMS Master in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage The Architectural Engineering Department, University of Sharjah, in partnership with the International Centre for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments, through its regional office ICCROM –Athar in Sharjah, offer this Master program in Arabic. It is one of a kind in the Arab world. It consists of two tracks: museum management (movable heritage) and management of cultural heritage sites (immovable heritage). The program is a unique one due to its interdisciplinary approach, distinctive and flexible delivery format, regional focus, distinguished faculty, and links to the international heritage community. It equips graduates with the required knowledge and practical skills in various disciplines in conservation and management and covers a wide range of topics such as the conservation of built heritage and museum collections, heritage presentation and interpretation, disaster risk management of cultural heritage and World Heritage management. 15 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Industrial Engineering &Engineering Management The field of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) combines mathematics, sciences, engineering analysis, and basics of business management in order to continuously improve system production and efficiency. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) prepares students for industrial practice as process/product design and optimization, project management, supply chain management, logistics, facility planning and management, quality control, occupational safety, economic analysis and management of operational systems. Industrial engineers focus on the integration of man, material, methods, money, knowledge and technology. The Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management discipline aims at system optimization and efficient utilization of resources by eliminating waste of time, material, energy and other recourses through continuous improvement to achieve customer satisfaction. The program utilizes tools and methods of analysis and business practices to enhance problem-solving abilities through theoretical, laboratory, team projects, training and co-op (internship). 16

PROGRAM OF STUDY The IEEM Program is designed to meet the UAE needs with a global vision and standards. Students study main courses in Industrial Engineering such as Operations Research, Production Systems, Quality Management, Human Factors, Supply Chain Management, Automation, Facilities Planning and Safety, in addition to Management courses such as Innovation Management, Accounting, Economics, and Marketing. The program offers two options: Senior Design Project and Co-op. Students will get practical training in the following state-of-the-art Labs: • Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems • Ergonomics and Work and Process improvement • Operations Research, Simulation, and Industrial Information systems • Manufacturing Technology • Design for the Environment and Safety • Manufacturing Technology • Design for the Environment and Safety 17 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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GRADUATE PROGRAMS Master of Science in Engineering Management The program is designed to suit students who seek managerial positions in the industry. It is also suitable for students who wish to prepare themselves for a doctoral program in order to seek careers in academia or as senior researchers in public and private organizations. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Management This program is designed to suit students who are interested to be researchers in Engineering Management as well as those who hold or seek managerial and decision-making positions in public and private organizations characterized by innovation and technological leadership. Graduates of this program are expected to competently fill key positions in their fields of interest and to lead the ongoing process of modernization and development in the United Arab Emirates and abroad. The program seeks to equip students with the ability to define, evaluate, design, improve, and manage complex human technological systems for the purpose of optimizing certain objectives taking into account several interrelated factors such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, sustainability, and others. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The IEEM program prepares students for a career in every industry related to producing, processing or manufacturing products as well as service industries such as airports, hospitals, etc. Representative Job titles including: Industrial Engineer, Management Engineer, Project Engineer, Quality Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Logistics Engineer, Plant Layout Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer and Production Engineer. 19 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Sustainable& Renewable Energy Engineering The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (SREE) program provides its students with in-depth instruction required to accomplish successful integration of systems that include generation, storage and distribution of energy from sustainable and renewable energy sources using appropriate analytical, computational, and experimental practices. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Bachelor of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering The program’s primary mission is to deliver education to produce high-quality solution-oriented engineers in the various fields of sustainable and renewable energy, to engage in energy research and development of national and regional relevance, and to provide expert consultancy on energy issues. PROGRAM OF STUDY The academic program leading to the Bachelor of Science in SREE provides students with a blend of fundamental topics in mathematics, the physical and social sciences, and the basics of chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering, emphasizing sustainable and renewable energy engineering. The program sets its focus on educating students on two aspects: Identifying and employing the best practices to propose an effective and efficient solution in the design of energy systems; and learning methods for generating, storing, and transporting energy from renewable sources such as solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal and biomass from a technical, economic, and environmental point of view. 20

GRADUATE PROGRAMS Master of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering The SREE Department offers a Master of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (MScSREE) Program. The overall objective of the MScSREE Program is to provide qualified engineers and scientists with the opportunity to advance their knowledge and expand their skills in the energy engineering specialization. The intent is also to prepare students to conduct independent and collaborative research in academic, governmental, and industrial contexts. Students will participate in knowledge exchange and improvement, research design and analysis, and knowledge/ technology transfer throughout the process. The program is also intended to support the development of a critical mass of researchers, especially applied research, in the Energy fields in UAE and the region. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES SREE graduates may seek employment in the design, testing, development, manufacturing, and operating of sustainable and renewable energy systems, as well as in broader engineering settings. According to the national and international energy perspectives, there is a high demand for Renewable Energy Engineers, especially in UAE and the Gulf Countries. Our graduates are expected to work in the whole spectrum of SREE, which includes, but is not limited to, energy auditors, renewable energy system integrators for homes and businesses, manufacturing engineers for component and subsystem manufacturers, designers for components and subsystems, renewable energy inspectors, planners, and other positions in the energy field. 21 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering offers three undergraduate programs namely Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Water Desalination Engineering. The department also offers a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. It applies the principles of engineering, material science, physics and mathematics to design, analyze and manufacture machines of all types including automobiles, airplanes, rockets, submarines, power generation systems, biomedical instrumentation, robots, manufacturing systems, household appliances and many, many more. PROGRAM OF STUDY The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering is a four-year program that provides students with a broad scientific and technical background in this field. During the first three semesters, there is a focus on basic sciences like mathematics, physics, and chemistry. The following three semesters include courses and labs that are more specialized and closely related to mechanical engineering like manufacturing, mechanics of solids and fluids, heat transfer, and thermodynamics. In the final semesters of their study, students take advanced courses in mechanical engineering, undergo an eight-week practical training, and complete senior design projects. We are committed to providing a strong and well-trained workforce to meet the UAE’s growing need in the field of Mechanical Engineering. 22

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Mechanical Engineers attain a broad spectrum of skills sought after by a wide range of professions. Industrial sectors, enterprises, and services in which a mechanical engineer can pursue a career include power generation and distribution, building and construction, medicine and pharmacology, aerospace, automotive, chemicals, computers and electronics, renewable energy, entertainment, water resources, sports, environmental institutions, and government. Most importantly, you can imagine something that never was and make it a reality! There is so much work to be done to guarantee the future of mankind and mechanical engineers can tap the possibilities through the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurism. Mechanical engineering also serves as an excellent foundation for careers in business management and business consulting. 23 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Do you know that a 7 grams of uranium fuel pellet provides as much energy as 480 cubic meters of natural gas, 807 kilograms of coal, or 564 liters of oil? Today, 437 nuclear power plants in 31 countries produce about %14 of the world’s electricity. In addition, 68 plants in 15 countries are under construction. Nuclear energy provides a safe, clean, and efficient source of power on large scale. Do you want to be a part of the Emirates nuclear technology journey? Are you aware that the applications of Nuclear Engineering are not limited to nuclear power reactors but also vastly spread into medical, environmental, industrial, and research applications? Do you know that our Nuclear Engineering Program at the University of Sharjah is the only program in the United Arab Emirates that offers a B.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering? Interested in dwelling more into this field and tackling complex, yet fun, problems? Then you should consider Nuclear Engineering as your career. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Nuclear engineers work in the areas of nuclear regulation and enforcement, nuclear reactor design, plant licensing and operation, radioactive waste disposal, radiation protection, and applications of radioisotopes in industry, medicine and research. Examples of applications in industry and medicine are: • Imaging devices • Radiation therapy • Oil well logging • Thickness and density gauges • Radiation detectors • Food irradiation PROGRAM OF STUDY The Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering is a four-year program that provides students with a solid knowledge in nuclear engineering. Students spend the first segment of their study in acquiring skills that serve as the foundation for later courses. In the second segment, students learn the fundamentals of nuclear engineering and gain knowledge in multiple related engineering topics including electronics, materials, and fluid mechanics. In the third and final segment of their study, students take advanced courses in nuclear engineering, undergo an eight-week practical training, and complete senior design projects. This is the only Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering program offered in the UAE. We are committed to producing competent and highly-skilled engineers who are well prepared to work in the nuclear engineering field. 25 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Water Desalination Engineering The B.Sc. in Chemical andWater Desalination Engineering (CWDE) Program aims to equip undergraduates with advanced knowledge and skill-base to be ready to assume industry roles in the field of chemical and water desalination engineering. The CWDE Program is a unique program providing specialist knowledge on Chemical Engineering and its specialty in the critical topics of advanced water treatment, water engineering, and desalination systems including thermal and membranes technologies. Graduates from this program will develop strong knowledge and technical skills in this field. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The Chemical and Water industry in UAE is one of the most advanced systems in the world and the United Arab Emirates ranks second after Saudi Arabia in terms of the amount of producing desalinated water. Many specialized seawater desalination plants are built on the territory of the UAE. Thus, the desalination plant is a vivid example of implementation of the advanced and environmentally responsive high technologies. For instance, desalination plants need highly qualified specialized engineers. However, there are no qualified engineers specializing in water desalination Engineering. The undergraduate program addresses the local and regional needs triggered by rapid water engineering industry expansion and the current and future plans for Chemical and Water Desalination Engineering in the UAE and globally. Therefore, graduates from the program will have a promising future and better job opportunities. There is a real need for expert and quality personnel recruitment in order to safeguard and continue the technological advantage that exists in the chemical engineering-related water technology fields. Over the years, UOS has developed strong links with government and private businesses and industries in the UAE and overseas providing opportunities for its graduates. PROGRAM OF STUDY This program is designed to suit students who are interested in working in Chemical Engineering with a specialty in water desalination. The Bachelor of Science in CWDE is a four-year program that provides students with a broad scientific and technical background in this field. During the first two semesters, there is a focus on mathematics and basic sciences physics, and chemistry. The following two semesters include courses and labs that are more specialized and closely related to chemical engineering, water engineering and desalination including, applied fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics, water chemistry, introduction to membrane science and thermal desalination. In the final four semesters of their study, students take advanced courses in chemical and water desalination engineering, undergo an eight-week practical training, and complete senior design projects. The chemical and water desalination Engineering Program at the University of Sharjah puts what is in the best interest of students, first and foremost. Every little experience the student attains represents a block in the building of a competent, confident, purposeful, problem-solving, competitive, responsible, and conscientious individual. This is accomplished through a curriculum and facilities that conform to the highest of standards, faculty members committed to the academic and personal growth of the student, and an environment that inspires learning and drives creativity. GRADUATE PROGRAMS Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at the University of Sharjah has developed a Master of Science program in Mechanical Engineering that would contribute to confronting the engineering challenges facing the industries. The first student batch has started the program this Fall 2022. The MSc in Mechanical Engineering will provide in-depth knowledge on three tracks, namely Thermo-fluids and Water Desalination, Solid Mechanics, and Materials and Manufacturing. The addition of Water Desalination to the thermo-fluid track constitutes a unique aspect in this MSc program. This program will graduate engineers who are ready to embark on advanced regional and world problems, explore new findings and develop scientific discoveries through modern scientific approaches to Mechanical Engineering in order to meet the challenges in solving tomorrow’s issues. 27 UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH - COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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