I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Department of Chemical Engineering (CHE) at American University of Sharjah (AUS). Since its establishment at AUS in 1998, the department has grown in terms of faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, teaching and research labs. Over the years, the department has produced many outstanding graduates who have built successful and distinguished careers in industry and academia. Chemical engineering graduates have many opportunities available in sectors as diverse as science, engineering, technology, medicine, business and government.
Our department has developed a unique teaching environment, blending theory with practice and project-based learning. Our highly qualified faculty members engage our undergraduate and graduate students in their diverse research activities through many internally and externally funded projects. In addition to offering our highly regarded bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in chemical engineering, our department collaborates on innovative multidisciplinary programs such as the recently launched PhD in Materials Science and Engineering.
Through our commitment to excellence in teaching and research, the Department of Chemical Engineering provides students with the education and skills to become leaders in their fields and to contribute to the advancement of novel technologies that improve our standard of living, the environment, the economy and our health. Our departmental student organizations are also dedicated to the success of our students through organizing seminars, exhibitions and workshops.
Thank you for your interest in the Department of Chemical Engineering at AUS. We welcome you to tour our website to learn more about our curriculum, faculty and staff, and lab facilities. For any enquiry or questions that you may not find an answer for in our website, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Nabil M.J. Abdel Jabbar, PhD
Acting Head and Professor