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Brief History

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the oldest mechanical engineering departments in the Kingdom and the Arab Gulf states; in fact it has been established at the time of founding of the College of Engineering in 1382 H (1962 G). The mechanical engineering (ME) program has been designed in accordance with the international standards and criteria of engineering education to serve the goals of the development plans of the Kingdom in preparing the graduates to fit in different job sectors within the field of specialization.