Faculty of Engineering

Faculty Overview

The Faculty of Engineering offers three majors: Computer & Communication Engineering (CCE), Mechanical Engineering (MCE) and Mechatronics Engineering (MEE). It is known for high-quality academic programs and responsive community outreach activities. The faculty prepares students to succeed in a competitive work place through focusing on a multidisciplinary approach to teaching and problem solving as well as designing programs that give students the required skills to excel in their careers. Engineers are creative problem solvers and their role is linked closely to the needs of society. Therefore, the faculty is keen to build sustainable relations with the industry.
Throughout their years at the university, the faculty always make sure to provide the students with a transformative education in order to help them transform their lives, their families and their communities. Encouraging graduates to stay connected to the faculty in as many ways as possible is one of the main objectives, so as to expand the network of the engaged alumni who share their knowledge and experience with the students and graduates of tomorrow.

Mission & Vision

The Faculty of Engineering offers three majors: Computer & Communication Engineering (CCE), Mechanical Engineering (MCE) and Mechatronics Engineering (MEE). It is known for high-quality academic programs and responsive community outreach activities. The faculty prepares students to succeed in a competitive work place through focusing on a multidisciplinary approach to teaching and problem solving as well as designing programs that give students the required skills to excel in their careers. Engineers are creative problem solvers and their role is linked closely to the needs of society. Therefore, the faculty is keen to build sustainable relations with the industry. Throughout their years at the university, the faculty always make sure to provide the students with a transformative education in order to help them transform their lives, their families and their communities. Encouraging graduates to stay connected to the faculty in as many ways as possible is one of the main objectives, so as to expand the network of the engaged alumni who share their knowledge and experience with the students and graduates of tomorrow.

Computer and Communication Engineering (CCE)

  • Computer and Communication engineering - BS

    110 Credits  
  • Computer and Communication Engineering MS

    46 Credits  

Mechatronics Engineering

  • Mechatronics Engineering (MEE)

    150 Credits  

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering (MCE)

    150 Credits  

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Student Resources

University Management System (UMS)
UMS is a complete Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that provides services to different stakeholders with different capacities. Since 2002, AUL UMS has been developed, updated and upgraded with the best practices in the field of higher education management. The system covers academic, administrative, and financial services needs and provide departmental focused functions that help each department automate its functional tasks, support operational interaction, and perform more efficiently. We believe in open standards and so the system was built on an open platform. With its web enabled capabilities, the system is setup up in a very secure environment and well-planned disaster recovery scenario to make sure the service is always available on campus and from outside the University. The features covered in the system serves the students as follows:
Advising, Registration, Study plan, workflow, e-mail integration and more are the services provided for AUL student community. Students can see their courses, grades, follow-up their requests, track their problems, see their e-mails and check their financial status from a single window; student portal. Students have access to many petition forms that are implemented on their portal
Academic Advising
Advising is Individual attention and one to one care by advisors, and chairpersons. Advisors help students develop their academic and professional goals, make informed decisions, and act with increasing independence. Students will have access to full-time, peer, and departmental advisors.
Orientation Unit
A Bank for recruiting students to offer them a better job and Internship locally and abroad.
Financial Aid
Financial Aid will be granted according to each student’s needs &/or merit.
Scholarships
For AUL undergraduate students with financial need, the AUL Scholarship Office provide funding for any learning opportunities—everything from studying abroad to completing an internship to making education a financial reality.
Fitness Center
AUL offers students an equipped fitness center to improve their physical health as well as get rid of some of this stress.

Fitness health (B6 level) has different high standard equipment for sports and body fit.
Insurance
We are keen to keep our students safe and covered 24/7.
Social Security
In accordance with Lebanese state law, every AUL student who is Lebanese is enrolled in the NSSF.
Wi-fi
Secure and fast Wi-Fi network for any student of AUL, who can log into their device using their ID and Password.
Auditorium
The Auditorium is in the Main Building of the University of AUL in B6 level, it can house up to 500 guests. It is a place of gathering and a venue for graduation ceremonies, academic ceremonies of honors, and events.
Library
Our students and staff have access to a collection of high quality books and trusted resources, data, and manuals in a library. Faculty and staff has a complementary access to EBSCO Services and AUF scholarvox. A vast set of online research tools (full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers).
You are responsible for renewing your materials on or before their due date or time. You can renew borrowed items in person.
Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 07:00 am- 9:00 pm
Labs
Computer Labs at the Faculty of Sciences and Fine arts are shared between departments for applying computer programming software in addition to all graphic interior design applications needed for undergraduate studies.
5 computer labs are available in the FSFA, each equipped with 24 high standards computers. Labs are provided by a central UPS uninterruptable power supply and associated to AUL network. Wireless network is covered through access points distributed in all labs.

Each Lab is equipped with:

  • 24 PCs equipped with CD and DVD writers
  • Ceiling Mounted LCD Projector
  • Wireless Microphone
  • Whiteboard and digital smart board

Available Software:

Microsoft office, MS-SQL Server, Visual Studio 2010, SAP 2000, MATLAB 2014 , Super Pro Designer ,net beans ,Eclipse, Oracle 10g, Easy PHP, MySQL Front, Ubuntu ,Android Studio, Unity3D, Umlet, Microsoft project, Adobe (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, After Effect, Dream Weaver + HTML, Cinema 4D + 3D and others) -AutoCAD (2D & 3D) -3dmax- V ray.

Black & White Photography Studio

Full equipment’s needed for black & white photography studio, for example: “Enlargement Paterson, Contact Printer, timers for enlarger, focus helper for enlarger, developing tanks, trail for picture, accessories, ILFORD chemicals, etc.”

Digital Photography Studio

Full equipment’s needed for Digital photography studio, for example: “Camera Nikon, lighting Hensel, soft boxes with different sizes, snooze, backgrounds, reflector for light, tripod, remote control, lenses, etc.”
Cafeteria
A range of good food is available for all kinds of tastes in a cafeteria located in the main building that offers drinks and food all along the day with control of high standards of hygiene and control.
Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 07:00 am- 9:00 pm
  • The Lebanese Center for Pedagogical Innovation (LCPI)

    The Lebanese Center for Pedagogical Innovation (LCPI) has been established at AUL since 2016-2017, within the context of the European Tempus project ADIP (Apprentissage à distance et Innovation Pédagogique).
  • Faulty Board

    The Faculty Board is chaired by the Dean of the respective Faculty and reports to the Academic Board through the Dean. The FB is in charge of overseeing the academic and administrative matters of the Faculty in accordance with the university law, by-laws, policies and procedures.
  • The Department Board

    The Department Board is considered an integral component in academic governance system of AUL and is responsible to the Faculty Board for all academic and administrative affairs of the Department.
  • Curriculum Development Committee (CDC)

    The Curriculum Development Committee is established at the level of each Faculty to deliberate on all important issues relevant to undergraduate and graduate curricula changes and restructuring; development of new programs; accreditation; quality assurance; and assessment.

Research Laboratories

In the year 2009 The “Center of Research in Information Technology & Communication “CRITC” was established and has two main goals:
  • Develop research projects through partnerships with abroad institutions.
  • Incubate the research-oriented Master thesis– under the supervision of one of our researchers

In order to engage its researchers in continuous improvement and its students in higher education levels, CRITC is currently collaborating with some International and local research labs. The department gives the opportunity to its students to continue their PhDs abroad through agreements with several universities from different countries in the world.