Industrial Advisory Board

Department Advisory Boards are the focal communication channels that enhance partnership between the University and various stakeholders & societal establishments. These advisory boards enable such institutions to offer advice, consultation and feedback on a number of areas related to teaching, research and community service activities. This feedback greatly helps to improve the quality of teaching and learning, research and community service, and helps to enhance cooperation between relevant institutions nationally, regionally and internationally.

The ECE Department Advisory Board Responsibilities are listed below:

  1. Offer consultations to the ECE Department Board on academic, research and community service plans.
  2. Suggest ways of developing and enhancing field training.
  3. Offer suggestions on increasing employment opportunities for Department graduates and on enhancing the labor market skills of graduating students.
  4. Enhance cooperation between the ECE Department and other institutions.
  5. Support the ECE Department activities and interaction with the society.
  6. Showcase the ECE Department achievements and activities to the society and to relevant institutions.
  7. Help the ECE Department get funding for infrastructure, research grants, scholarships and donations.
  8. Help the ECE department  in soliciting funds for scholarships and endowments.
  9. Help in placing students for work experience programs.


ECED Advisory Board Members (updated: February 2022)








Dr. Ahmed Al-Maashri

(Chair of ECED advisory board)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

Associate Professor/

Head of the department


Prof. Abdullah Al Badi

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

Professor/faculty member


Dr. Amir Abdulghani

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

Assistant Professor/ faculty member


Engr. Abdullah Al Badri

Voltamp Energy SAOG

Chief Executive Officer


Engr. Ala Moosa Al-Lawati

Authority for Public Services Regulation (APSR)

Technical Advisor


His Excellency Dr. Ali Amur Ali Al-Shidhani

Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

Undersecretary for Communication
and Information Technology

Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology (


Engr. Hamed Salim Hamed Al Maghdari

Al Maha Petroleum Products

Chief Executive Officer


Engr. Masoud Salam Mohamed  Al Reyami

Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC)

Acting Chief Executive Officer


Engr. Ahmed Hassan Al-Haddabi

Telecommunication Regulatory Authority - Oman (TRA)

Senior manager - Licensing and Compliance 


Engr. Ibrahim Al-Harthy

Authority for Public Services Regulation (APSR)

Director of Technical Regulation


Engr. Khamis Al-Barhi


Head of Technology Manager at Awasr


Engr. Abdullah Al-Rashdi

Petroleum Development Oman LLC. (PDO)

Senior Technology Architect


Engr. Juma Nasser Said Al Naabi

Oman Telecommunication Company S.A.O.G (Omantel)

Senior Manager Project Acceptance Management