Industrial Advisory Board

The mission of the Advisory Board (IAB) of the Mechatronics Engineering (MCE) program is to provide independent experts' review and critique of the program, and other professional and academic activities related to the research, consultancy and short courses. The Board accomplishes this by carrying out the following functions:

 

  1. Review/modify the MCE Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) to ensure that they meet the ABET Engineering Criteria 2000 as well as the current industrial needs.
  2. Evaluate strengths, merits, and weaknesses of the current curriculum in the context of the MCE Program mission and PEOs.
  3. Provide recommendations to the Program on all matters related to the curriculum to improve the relationship between academic and professional practices.
  4. Review student performance relative to the program outcomes from an industrial point of view and propose strategies for continuous improvement of the program.
  5. Help in identifying opportunities for students’ involvement in research and capstone projects.
  6. Review MCE Program activities and plans related to research, consultancy, and short courses and make recommendations.
  7. Help in identifying opportunities for faculty research and development.
  8. Help in soliciting funds for scholarships and endowments.
  9. Help in placing students for the work experience (Industrial Training) program.
  10. Provide assistance in the review of student work and the collection of assessment data.
  11. Enhance the visibility of MCE Program in the engineering community.

 

List of current Industrial Advisory Board members of MCE Program:

 

Sr. No.

Industry representatives

Affiliation

1

Dr. Khamis Al Busaidi

 

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

2

Mr. Simeon Beloreshki

 

Honeywell Ltd

3

Mr. Rashid Hamed Al-Weshahi

 

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

4

Mr. Majid Sultan Al-Hinai

 

Schlumberger, Oman

5

Mr. Salah Hamed Masoud Al-Shamakhi

 

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

6

Mr. Saleem Al Hinai

 

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

7

Mr. Ali Al-Masharafi

 

Oman LNG

8

Mr. Zahran Al-Aufi

 

Falcon Co.

9

Mr. Mansoor Al-Abdally

 

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

10

Mr. Khamis Al-Rashdi

 

Oman Refinery Co.

11

Mr. Hilal Al Habsy

 

Oman Refinery Co.

12

Mr. Ahmed Al-Subhi

 

Senior Project Manager, The Wave Muscat

13

Mr. Ali Al-Mujaini

 

Oman Fiber Optics

14

Mr. Zahir K. Al-Bahri

 

Rusail Power Company

15

Mr. Suleiman Salim Al-Zakwani

 

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C

16

Mr. Hilal Al Harthy

 

Petroleum Development Oman

17

Dr. Nasser Hosseinzadeh

 

Sultan Qaboos University, Chair

18

Dr. Nabeel Al Rawahi

 

Sultan Qaboos University, Co-Chair

19

Dr. Riadh Zaier

 

Sultan Qaboos University

20

Dr. Ashraf Saleem

 

Sultan Qaboos University