CEN Alumni Community Hub | American University of Sharjah

AUS alumni from the College of Engineering are making an impact around the region and the world through innovation, research, entrepreneurship and academia. 

We invite you to read about the many achievements of our outstanding alumni listed below. If you are an AUS alumni yourself, we hope you will stay connected with us and keep us updated on your own achievements and endeavors, and consider some of the ways you might engage with us in the future.

The page will be updated from time to time, so we recommend you bookmark it so you can return regularly to learn about alumni achievements, resources and opportunities.

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Alumni Hall of Fame

Since 1997, more than 90 alumni have been admitted into the College of Engineering Hall of Fame at AUS.

Those selected have demonstrated outstanding commitment to excellence, research, innovation and service in engineering since graduating from AUS.

To view our full list of CEN Alumni Hall of Fame inductees and to connect with them on LinkedIn, click the button below.

Alumni Stories

From AUS to entrepreneurship: An alumnus' journey of bridging health and convenience
AUS alumnus makes mark in engineering, wins major UAE award
AUS student wins award for advancing green building practices
AUS alumnus recognized in GreenBiz 30 under 30 for leading corporate sustainability efforts
AUS alumna awarded for research excellence 
Innovative renewable energy research by AUS alumnus wins RMIT Prize for Research Excellence

Alumni Awards

Most Engaged Alumni Award

This award recognizes a CEN alumnus or alumna who was actively engaged with the CEN in promoting and advancing its reputation, has offered his/her services to the CEN Department(s), or demonstrated sustained excellence, accomplishment, and creativity in their professional field during the academic period between 2018-2023.

Rules Specific to this Award:

  • Application is open only for AUS CEN alumni.
  • Alumni engagement took place during the academic period between 2018‐2023.

Selection Criteria:

  • Degree of involvement with the CEN
  • Importance and impact to the CEN
  • Extent to which they set a role model to existing CEN students
General Application Rules

The application deadline for the 2023/24 academic year will be announced soon.

  • The applicants must not be involved with any academic dishonesty or misconduct incidents at AUS.
  • Application is open only for AUS CEN alumni
  • Awards can be self-nominated unless otherwise stated.
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide sufficient evidence that targets each criterion for better chances of winning.
  • The award winners in the previous years may not apply to the same award again. They can apply to other CEN Annual Awards instead.
  • The CEN holds the right to cancel any award for a particular academic year without prior notice if the selection criteria are not met by any applicant.
  • Trophies and Certificates of achievement will be provided to the winners. In addition, winners accomplishment will be highlighted on the CEN website. 
Documents Required

Documents Required

  • Personal statement (2 pages max)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 pages max)
  • Two support letters from faculty and/or professionals
  • Any additional evidence specific to the intended award to support the application

Past Recipients

  • 2023-2024 | Osama AlRayyes, Bachelor of Science in Chemical engineering (2017)
  • 2022-2023 | Hisham El Shaarani, Master of Science in Engineering Systems Management (2013), Bachelor of Science in Electrical engineering (2007)
  • 2021-2022 | Dr. Ghanim Kashwani, Master of Science in Civil Engineering (2012), Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (2013)

Supporting Our Alumni

Career Support

The CEN Career Hub provides you with career support, guidance and personal development tools that will enable you to transition from a university setting into industry and business life. Whether it is one-on-one career advising, career development workshops, internships or industry connections, the CEN Career Hub provides you with the needed skills to help you get hired!

The Career Development Unit at the Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs (OAAA) can provide you with advice and guidance to help you secure rewarding professional careers and internship opportunities following your graduation. If you aren't sure of what steps to take next, reach out to us and we'll happily help you get started in this new chapter in your professional journey. 

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