With more than 50 percent of the world’s population now living in cities, the impact today’s urban areas will have on the people and planet of tomorrow is greater than in all of history. The work of civil engineers has therefore never before been more important.
Engineering solutions for a civilization that’s changing rapidly takes knowledge and experience. At AUS, civil engineering students are intimately involved in innovation that will usher the world’s cities into the future.
Irtishad Ahmad, PhD, PE, FASCE
Head, Department of Civil Engineering
Our faculty are established researchers and educators, representing a multitude of nationalities and having hailed from some of the world’s leading civil engineering institutions. Our faculty are not only accomplished academics, but also possess in-depth industry knowledge, with many faculty involved in some of the region’s most iconic civil engineering projects. Students are beneficiaries of this blend of theoretical expertise and industry know-how, as they are provided with an education that meets the highest standards of educational excellence and an understanding of how theoretical concepts can be applied in the real world. Learn more about the Department of Civil Engineering faculty members.
Our alumni are at the helm of industry in the Middle East and abroad, working and leading in organizations shaping the civil engineering landscape. Our graduates are also well-prepared to pursue advanced degrees in civil engineering and related disciplines, with some gaining entry into masters and PhD programs at AUS and other leading universities. Be inspired by the journeys of our alumni.
SEE WHERE AUS GRADUATES HAVE LANDED:
AECOM Middle East
AIMES Constructions LLC
Al Burhan Engineering Consultants
Al Isra Contracting Company
Al Khawajah Engineering Consultants
Darwish Engineering Emirates
Delta Emirates Contracting
Dubai Civil Engineering LLC
Jouzy Consulting Engineers
Khatib and Alami - Egypt
Al Sikah Bldg. Cont. LLC
Arabtec Construction LLC
Arcadis Middle East Dubai
ARUP Gulf Ltd.
Al Safa Contracting LLC
Saudi Binladin group
SDM Smith Inc. Dubai Branch
From population growth to climate change, some of our generation’s greatest challenges will be met by the solutions of civil engineers. Our faculty are at the forefront of research projects that will shape all our lives for the better, from transportation solutions to water distribution solutions. Read on to learn more.
The Department of Civil Engineering works with industry, providing collaborative research, consultation and training across the following fields:
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The AUS Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Board (CVE-IAB) supports and promotes the civil engineering programs at American University of Sharjah’s College of Engineering. CVE-IAB members serve as ambassadors on behalf of the department, advocating the following objectives:
Advisory Board Members
KEO International Consultants
Elkem Materials Middle East
President & CEO, Board of Directors
Technical Director, Transportation and Infrastructure
WSP Middle East
Transgulf Readymix Concrete Company LLC.
Head of Forensic Engineering Section
Dubai Police General Headquarters
Techno Steel Construction LLC
ALEC Engineering & Contracting
Digital Transformation Lead
Turner Construction International
Chief Engineer, Rail Agency, Road and Transport Authority, Dubai
Coastal Design Manager
Ports and Maritime
Dr. Irtishad Ahmad
Tel +971 6 515 4941
For information about the undergraduate programs please contact:
Annie Rose Regio
Tel +971 6 515 4931
For information about the graduate programs please contact
Academic Programs Coordinator
Tel +971 6 515 4902
Department of Civil Engineering
College of Engineering
American University of Sharjah
PO Box 26666