Mechanical Engineering



Degree Requirements

The field of Mechanical Engineering deals with the science and engineering of mechanical devices and processes. Accordingly, the degree program begins with basic studies in engineering science including statics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and mechanics of materials. The program continues with advanced courses in machine design, computer-aided engineering, heat transfer, systems dynamics & control, engineering vibration and turbomachinery.

The Mechanical Engineering Program requires 137 credits to graduate distributed as follows: General Education : Math’s & Science (32), English (8), Humanities Electives (6), Islamic Studies (3), Business Studies (6), General Engineering (12), Free Elective (3) ME Core requirements: (61) Major Electives (3) and Technical Electives (3).

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Faculty

Dr. Lyes Khezzar
Department Chair & Professor

Arzanah Building, Room 8-343
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5543
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email:  lkhezzar@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Peter Rodgers
Associate Vice President (Research Engagement) and Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3012
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5397
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: prodgers@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Nader Vahdati
Associate Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3007A
Office: +971 2 607 5787
Fax: +971 2 607 5200
Email: nvahdati@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Jamal Ahmad
Associate Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3118
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5338
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5XXX
Email:jahmad@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Clarence Rodrigues
Associate Professor

Habshan Building, Room 5230
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5931
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5628
Email:  crodrigues@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Valérie Eveloy
Associate Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3010A
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5533
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: veveloy@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Sami Ainane
Associate Professor

Umm Shaif Building, Room 4103
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5983
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5645
Email: sainane@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Rodney J. Simmons
Associate Professor

Office: Umm Shaif Building, Room 4009
Phone: +971 2 607 5122
Fax: +971 2 607 5194
Email: rodsimmons@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Afshin Goharzadeh
Associate Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3010-C

Office: +971 (0)2 607 5396
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: agoharzadeh@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Ameen El-Sinawi
Associate Professor

Umm Shaif Building, Room 4-019
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5509
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: aelsinawi@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Ebrahim Al-Hajri
Director of External Relations and Collaborations & Associate Professor

Habshan Building, Room 5339
Office: 
 +971 2 607 5450
Fax: 
+971 2 607 5200
Email: 
ealhajri@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Imad Barsoum
Associate Professor

Arzanah Building, Room 8-345
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5273
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5194
Email: ibarsoum@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Md. Islam
Associate Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3005,
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5230
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: dislam@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Hamad Karki
Director of Arts and Sciences & Assistant Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3010 B
Office: +971 2 607 5330
Fax: +971 2 607 5200 
Email: hkarki@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Mohamed Alshehhi
Director of Strategic Planning & Assistant Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3004
Office:+971 2 607 5213
Fax: +971 2 607 5200
Email: malshehhi@pi.ac.ae 

Dr. Ebru Günister 
Assistant Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3120
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5231
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: egunister@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Oleg Shiryayev
Assistant Professor

Ruwais Building, Room 3007
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5451
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5194
Email: oshiryayev@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Fahad Almaskari
Assistant Professor

Umm Shaif Building - 3006
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5577
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: falmaskari@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Ali Al Alili
Assistant Professor

Office: Umm Shaif Building, Room 4015
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5722
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email: alialalili@pi.ac.ae

Dr. YAP Yit Fatt
Assistant Professor

Umm Shaif Building, Room 4010
Office: +971 (0)2 607 5175
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email:  yfatt@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Firas Jarrar
Assistant Professor

Umm Shaif Building, Room 4123
Office:
 +971 (0)2 607 5018
Fax: +971 (0)2 607 5200
Email:  fjarrar@pi.ac.ae

Dr. Samuel Cubero
Assistant Professor

Office:  +971 2 6075176
Email: scubero@pi.ac.ae