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The College of Engineering continues to attain remarkable achievements.  The three programs of College of Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering) have been successfully accredited for six years (till September 30, 2023) by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EِِAC) of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Receiving ABET accreditation provides assurance that these three programs meet the quality standards of the profession for which the programs prepare graduates. These programs will continuously improve the quality of education provided to strengthen the Bachelor degree offered by the College of Engineering for the three programs mentioned above. According to ABET, the College of Engineering enjoys a particularly high level of institutional support which is evident in the resources provided in human services and facilities. The KKU has implemented a quality control information system which is centrally driven and managed, and used operationally at the college level. The university has a strategy focusing on achieving new strengths by the year 2030 that include a commitment to new research initiatives, introduction of further graduate programs, and attraction of high quality faculty. The curriculum of these three Engineering programs was designed to cover all their fundamentals of Engineering and provide sufficient practical knowledge to bridge the gap between university and industries. The Program strength consists in the number and variety of laboratories, and the summer training providing students with practical experience. Finally, ABET accreditation increases educational opportunities for students and provides graduates with distinctive job opportunities in local and global companies worldwide.  
Under the guidance of his Excellency, Dr. Ibrahim Idris Falqi, Dean of College of Engineering at King Khalid University, the college held the closing ceremony of the current academic year 1437/1438 AH on Monday 19/08/1438 H. Firstly, Dr. Ibrahim delivered a welcoming speech to the faculty of engineering staff. In his speech, Dr. Ibrahim mentioned about the continuous and intensive follow-up from his Excellency, the Director of the University and the interest he attached to the faculties of the University and the College of Engineering in particular. He then honored the outstanding faculty members at the college in recognition of their efforts during the academic year. He pointed out that the college is currently exercising many plans and programs to upgrade and develop its student’s skills. Finally, at the end of the ceremony, Dr. Ibrahim thanked all faculty members in the college for their cooperation during this academic year that helped in achieving the vision and objectives of the college.  
Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Philanthropic Foundation “MiSK” is a non-profit foundation devoted to cultivating learning and leadership in youth for the Saudi Arabia of tomorrow. To this end, the Foundation announces its program of training for cooperative training. Cisco will provide internship opportunities for 10 Saudi students at its headquarters in San Jose, California, the United States. The internship will be exclusive to fresh graduates in the fields of business management, engineering, and information technology. The program will commence on October 1, 2017 in San Jose, California, the United States, for 9 months. The most important conditions: 1. Graduated from the engineering specialization between January and July 2017. 2. Mastering the English language. 3. Full time travel and join the program for 9 months. 4. Scientific and practical excellence. Admission requirements: Specializations:  Business management, engineering, and information technology. GPA: 80% or higher. 4 out of 5 3.2 out of 4 English language level: 75% or higher. TOEFL/IELTS C1 or higher. English subjects 75% or higher. Nationality: Saudi Academic level: Fresh graduate (Graduation date: January – June, 2017). The deadline for submission is: 27 Sha'ban 1438, corresponding to 23 May 2017. For more information, please visit the following link:  https://misk.org.sa/services/mtp-cisco Anyone who wishes to register can access the following link: https://misktraineeships.heiapply.com/application/cisco-registration
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The 12th Annual Research Day, organized by the Deanship of Scientific Research in collaboration with the College of Engineering, represented by its Research center in the College, took place on Thursday 1/8/1438. The Research Day consisted of two sessions; the first session chaired by the College of Engineering Vice Dean, Dr. Mohamed Al-Reaf where 3 papers were presented. Dr. Mohamed Aloney from the Civil Engineering Department was followed by Dr. Mohamed Zubair from the Electrical Engineering Department and the session was concluded by a paper presented by Mohamed Mansour, Head of the Industrial Engineering Department. The second session was chaired by Dr. Ali Alkuzaim, Vice Dean of Quality and Development and comprised of two presentations, Professor Yassir Fahmy, Head of Chemical Engineering Department presented the first talk followed by Dr. Vinet Thirth from the Mechanical Engineering Department. The Theme of the Research Day was Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology. The Engineering College Dean Dr. Ibrahim Idris Falqi distributed certificates of thanks and appreciation for their efforts and scientific contributions in the field of research, which contributed to the enrichment of scientific research within the college.
A delegation from the Engineering College at Jazan University visited the Engineering College at King Khalid University on Sunday 19/7/1438 H presented by the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Bou Taleb, Dr. Abdul Latif Bashiri, Assistant Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department, Dr. Abdulrahman Albar, Assistant Professor at Industrial Engineering Department, and Dr. Mohammed Nasser, Assistant Professor at Industrial Engineering Department. The main purpose of this visit was to benefit from the scientific and academic experience of the college and improve the cooperation between the two colleges in the academic and research as well as in the quality and ABET accreditation. Dr. Ibrahim Idris Falqi had received the delegation members in his office and presented for them the history of the college, its scientific specialties and its leading programs in the fields of education, scientific research and community services, and its advanced positions in international classifications and its most important educational, research, administrative and community initiatives.   The delegation’s visit schedule included a meeting with the Dean of Engineering College Dr. Ibrahim Falqi and the Vice Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Mohammed Al-Misfer in the college and a number of officials in the College. Also, the Guests has attend a meeting in the Quality Room in the College with the Quality team headed by the Vice Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Ali Al-Qozaim. Dr Ali presented the Faculty's specialties and admission systems and programs for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and highlighted its projects and activities in the fields of academic development and e-learning, And the efforts of its contracts and cooperation with major universities and scientific centers and industrial sectors regionally and internationally. Also, he presented the experience of the College in the Academic accreditation ABET for three departments, Mechanical, Civil and Chemical engineering departments. The delegation also visited laboratories in each department and met with a number of faculty members. At the end of the visit, the delegation presented a commemorative shield to the Dean and praised the academic and scientific level of the College and looked forward to have more opportunities of bilateral cooperation with the College in the fields of common interest in the nearest future. Also, the delegation thanked the College of Engineering and its staff for the hospitality and the distinguished program. By the end of the visit, the College held a luncheon for the delegation, which was attended by the Dean and a number of officials in the college.
Under the scientific activity in the College, the Mechanical Engineering Department organized a workshop titled “Fins & Heat Exchangers” presented by Dr. Ashraf Lashin where students attended. The Summery of the Work Shop: Introduction to Heat Transfer: Conduction (Steady State Conduction) – Convection (Free & Forced) and Fins, its functions, types and the three cases (Finite Fin, Infinite Fin and Tip Insulated Fin), and Fins Applications in all Engineering Fields. Heat Exchangers Types according to flow types and design, finally heat exchanger applications.
His Excellency the Rector of King Khalid University, Prof. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al Solami headed the tenth council of the Faculty of Engineering for this year. The council was attended also by the University Vice-President for Research for Graduate Studies, Dr. Majed Al Harbi, the Dean of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Deanship, Dr. Ahmed Al Fay'e, in addition to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Ibrahim Al Flki and the Faculty of Engineering members. The meeting came after the directives of Excellency the Rector to recently open additional graduate studies programs at the University, and his emphasis on attending the College Councils to support and motivate them in this field. The Council reviewed a study conducted by the College of Engineering, in which 524 engineers from the public and private sectors took part, to examine the actual needs of the market. The researchers evaluated 24 master's programs in engineering. The study concluded that five programs were selected to start designing their plans and accreditation procedures at the university's engineering college. The study gained admiration and approved of the Rector after the Council discussed the opportunities, challenges and impact of the opening of such programs. For his part, Al-Solami expressed his happiness with the interest of the College in the field of graduate studies, pointing out that the Faculty of Engineering is one of the most important faculties of the University, which is highly reliable inside and outside the university, especially as the region of Asir is characterized by urban diversity. Moreover, RECTOR Al Solamy directed to take advantage of previous experiences of similar programs in international, Arab and local universities and work on developing and applying them to serve as many people as possible in the region and the Kingdom in general. After the completion of the College Council, the REctor briefed him on the facilities, laboratories and workshops of the Faculty of Engineering. He praised the potential, equipment and organization he saw and stressed the need to make the most of the available potential, both academically and community service. Source: King Khalid University, Media Center      
Under the scientific activity in Engineering college, a field trip was organized in Tuesday 22/6/1438H to Solbsteel Co. an 15 students of material science 2 (mechanical engineering department) under supervision of Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aziz. The following is scientific content summery of the field trip: This visit is useful for student because it will be joining between the theoretical study and practical study. The students watched the different steps of rebar steel processing from ores that including in the chemical composition of rebar steel till the final steps of the different products  
In the practical application framework of the theoretical study, the students of Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, King Khalid University attended a scientific visit to the Shokaik Desalination Plant on Thursday, March 23, 2017 under the supervision of Dr. Baiumy El-Assal and Dr. Mohamed Sagr. The visit was very useful for the students, where they had seen most of the parts that they learn in the course of Power Plants and Desalination as well as graduation projects in desalination topics. Students were accompanied by tow engineers/ Mohamed El Feefy and Ismaeel Khwagy who are specialist in desalination process in the station. They introduced a detailed explanation of all the station components from the beginning of the water intake from the sea and the various stages of water purification processes. A brief Explanation for the water pumps and their types and desalination units. They made a detailed explanation of the Multi Stage Flashing (MSF) desalination process and its theory of work which is identical to the theoretical study in the power Plants and desalination course that has had an effective impact on the gained information for students. Students also watched all the power Plant components of boilers, burners and turbines Accompanied with engineer/ Essam Ali who is a specialist in thermal processes in the station. He explained a detailed explanation of the theory of work of each component. Students also, watched the control room of the plant and listen to a detailed Explanation of all details on the plant.
Under the Academic scientific activity for mechanical engineering department in Engineering college , organized, a seminar  titled "Carbon Emission and Its Control" for faculty members Dated 23/3/2017 presented by Dr. Vineet Tirth . The following is scientific content summery of the training course: Global warming is a major reason for climate change which is caused mainly by emission of Green House Gases (GHGs). The global warming potential of all GHGs may be calculated in terms of CO2 equivalent using software tools as well as by measurement. To reduce carbon emissions, the approach is either to control it by high efficiency systems, by capturing CO2 and disposing it deep inside the ocean or underground and by neutralizing it using various techniques including Algae Photo Bio-Reactors, by reacting it with hydrogen to form hydrocarbon fuels etc. 
Event:                             VISIT TO INDUSTRIES Date:                               16.03.17 (Thursday) No. of Students:           8 Students of Level 9, Mechanical Engineering Department Faculty In-charge:    Dr. Vineet Tirth, Associate Professor, MED, College of Engg. KKU. Name of Industries:     1. Al-Ruwad glass factory, Khamis Industrial Area 2. Al-Hasaniah tiles factory, Khamis Industrial Area 3. Al-Howail tyre retreading, Khamis Industrial Area Al Ruwad glass factory is a leading glass processing factory in Asir region. Students of MED-KKU were given on-job demonstration of all processes in the plant. They have also learned about the practical aspects of factory layout, operation and maintenance issues of CNC machines and work time scheduling, apart from the safety and design considerations in glass processing.   Al-Hasaniah tiles factory is the largest manufacturer of ceramic tiles in Asir region. Students were given demonstration of following processes of the plant; the processing and mixing of raw material, casting, pressing, curing using minimum water consumption by water spray, finishing, transporting and packaging of all types of products.   Al Howail tyre retreading old tyres first undergo visual inspection for cuts, holes and other defects and then the tyres are retreaded. Students learned inspection, retreading process, baking of tyres, making it strong enough and fit for use.
Under the scientific students activity for mechanical engineering department in Engineering college , organized, a training course  titled ‘’Characterization of Metal Matrix Composites‘’ presented by Dr. Vineet Tirth  on 21-22/03/2017  where 9 students  attended . The following is scientific content summery of the training course: Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) are tailor made materials finding extensive applications in industries. The students were introduced about the manufacturing methods of MMCs and their testing procedures. The test standards for micrography, tensile testing, hardness testing and wear testing were explained to students. Students were demonstrated how to examine the optical microstructures, SEM micrographs, SPM, EDAX and XRD results. Students were explained how to characterize the MMC correlating microstructures and properties.
Under the scientific  activity in Engineering college , the Mechanical Engineering Department organized  a seminar  titled “Reverse Osmosis Desalination Module – Three Dimensional, Transient Analysis” presented by Dr. Ali Anqi where faculty and students attended . Below, is scientific content summery of the seminar: The desalination process using reverse osmosis membrane is used around the globe to produce fresh water. The presentation discussed simulations to examine steady and transient nature of the flow inside a three dimensional desalination module containing cylindrical spacers. Navier-Stokes and mass transport equations are solved to determine the flow and concentration field in the feed channel for Reynolds number of 800. The spiral wound membrane is treated as a functional surface where the solution-diffusion model is applied. The flow and the concentration field are strongly three dimensional and transient in nature. The presenter demonstrated that the momentum mixing induced by the presence of spacers enhances the flux performance of the membrane. It is also shown that transient effects and the secondary flows induced by three dimensional flow transitions are mitigating the concentration polarization and fouling/scaling that occurs along the surface of the membrane.
Under the supervision of the Dean of the College, Dr Ibrahim Falqi and the presence of Vice Dean for Quality and Developpment, Dr Ali Al-Khozaim, and the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Dr Mohammed Khaloufa, and a group of faculty members, the innovation and talent unit has been launched. It was a positive attendance of students and effectively to ensure that the unit will have an active sharing in the development of the students ideas for innovation. The innovation and talent unit is expected to be the core of the community services and general development in the College of Engineering and Aseer Region.
The purpose of this workshop is to demonstrate the effective design project report writing (guideline) that describe and justify the graduation project and also dissemination of ideas and results.  “Good work could be ruined by a poor report, that doesn’t justify your practical work right”.
Development and Quality Division in Engineering College held on Thursday twenty third of  February a workshop titled "Senior Project Design According to ABET" for  all college staff members where they discussed Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABT) standards for designing senior projects.
Saudi students engineering are invited to join the summer training program at the university level for 2017. • Registration begins at eight o'clock on Monday morning, 23 Jumada I 1438 corresponding to February 20, 2017. • Registration ends at three o'clock in the afternoon on Monday, 30 Jumada I 1438 corresponding to February 27, 2017. To register and find out the terms of presentation, please visit the company's website: Saudiaramco.com/summer-Arabic
On Monday 13/02/2017, at 11am, a brief presentation of all graduation projects in the Mechanical Engineering department was done In Room A/1/16. Eight projects were presented. All supervisors presented their design graduation projects in 5 to 10 minutes. This was followed by the question of students to supervisor. Mechanical Department Title of Project Supervisor N Design and testing new strategies for fog collection efficiency Dr. Salem Algarni 1 Design and fabrication of recirculating imping jet rig Dr Ali Algahtani 2 Design and Analysis of Metal Hydride Storage Vessels Considering the Expansive Deformations Dr. E. Abhilash 3 Estimation of Carbon Emissions of Parking Area in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Design of a Zero Carbon Parking Dr. Vineet Tirth 4 Design and Fabrication of Hot Air Turbulence Solar Still Dr. Ashraf Lashin 5 Design and construct of Stirling engine Dr. Mostafa Abdelmohimen 6 Design, Fabrication and Analysis of Elevator which accommodates ambulance stretcher for safe and efficient Patient Mobility. Dr. Gulam Mohammed 7 Design and performance analysis of a solar dryer Dr. Ibrahim Essissi 8