Dean's Message

    I wish to present the central mission of the Faculty of Engineering at the American University of Science and Technology which covers the transmission, expansion and application of knowledge through teaching, learning, research and innovation. We recognize that it is our basic obligation to contribute to the betterment of the society. The faculty commits itself to preparing students for effective and responsible membership in the community in which they live, as well as in their chosen professions.

    The Faculty offers programs in Biomedical Engineering, Computer & Communications Engineering, and Mechatronics Engineering; it plans to expand into other areas that address modern-day advancements in science and technology. The above programs are officially licensed by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

    The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET has officially granted accreditation to the following Engineering programs at AUST effective as of October 1, 2014:

      • Computer and Communications Engineering - BS Program (Beirut Campus).
      • Computer and Communications Engineering with Minors in Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Sciences - BS Program (Beirut Campus).


    The Faculty of Engineering aims to fulfill, in the next five years, nine strategic goals:

    1. Attraction of new students
    2. Collaboration with the AUST Engineering Alumni
    3. Promoting existing faculty members and attracting new expertise to serve the advancement in science and technology
    4. Improvement and update of the engineering laboratories
    5. More collaborations with national and international academic institutions
    6. More collaborations with national and international engineering and business companies
    7. Applying for more grants and funds for research purposes
    8. Preparation for the next visit of the EAC ABET Committee, scheduled on 2021
    9. Promotion of the Faculty of Engineering to become a leader among the engineering faculties in Lebanon

    The Faculty of Engineering will always upgrade its programs to meet the technological challenges as it pursues excellence.


    Dr. Roger Achkar

    Dean, Faculty of Engineering

    American University of Science and Technology

    Tel: +961-1-218716/7 or +961-1-339302, Ext. 241


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