Dr. Mohammed Al-Badi
Head of Department,
Welcome to the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). The Department (started in 1986) is one of the four departments in the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University. The Department has gone through several re-structuring stages to reflect the needs of Oman in almost all specialization streams of electrical and computer engineering.
Whether you want to be an Electrical and Computer Engineer or like to get involved in the Department as a partner, we hope that you will find our department the right choice for you. The electrical and computer engineering program offered by the Department is accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), EAC. Also, graduate degrees at both Master’s and Doctorate levels are offered. Furthermore, a mechatronics program is jointly offered by the ECE and MIE Departments.
The ECE Department in collaboration with other departments in the college and the university strives to provide students with quality education. The Department provides services, carries out basic and applied research in the field of electrical and computer engineering, and provides an environment to enable students and faculty members to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and innovative practice of engineering.
The Department houses highly qualified and active academic staff in teaching and research. In addition, the Department is supported by strong technical staff. The Department has several educational and research laboratories that support the undergraduate and graduate teaching and research.
The research in the Department covers many areas such as electrical power systems, renewable energy, micro-grids, smart grid, electronic instrumentation, control systems, embedded systems, PLC, SCADA, robotics, computer architecture, computer networks, communication systems, signal processing, biomedical signals and devices, electronic devices and systems, high voltage engineering, etc.