The Mechanical Engineering Department is located in Isa Town campus, building (14). The classroom, and laboratories such as the Laboratory of heat and refrigeration and air conditioning transmission, laboratory materials and mechanical stresses and dynamics, plant mechanical vibrations, and control automated mechanical, are located on the second floor of building (14). The fluid mechanics and thermal coefficient of machines are located in building (27). While the machining workshop is located in building (34). These labs and workshop help students to develop their scientific knowledge and expertise.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in University of Bahrain Isa Town campus. The academic faculty offices and the Office of the Head of Department is located in a building (14), Isa Town. In addition, the classrooms, labs (heat and refrigeration and air conditioning transmission, material and mechanical stresses, statics, dynamics, mechanical vibrations and automatic control mechanical) are located on the second floor of building (14). The fluid mechanics and thermal coefficient of machines are located in a building (27). The machining workshops are located is located in building (34). The labs and workshops mentioned help the students gain the required knowledge and scientific development.

The department consist of 14 academic faculty members that teach various mechanical engineering disciplines, namely:

  • Science and thermal dynamics.
  • Mechanics Science solids.
  • Manufacturing and materials science and engineering management.

The department follows university of Bahrain mission, through seeking excellence in teaching and learning. The academic faculty members of the department deploy different ways of teaching and means of presentation. In addition, the academic faculty members in the department conduct research to increase knowledge exposure and dissemination, and they are interested in enhancing the student's personality and the development of various skills in accordance with the requirements of the labor market.

The department is keen to encourage students to participate in local and international professional societies for the purpose of professional development. Moreover, it works to build partnerships with the public and private sectors through seminars, workshops, conferences and field trips.

The department graduate can work in the following areas of mechanical engineering in Bahrain and abroad:

  • Operational and manufacturing industries.
  • Electrical power plants.
  • Service industries.
  • Governmental bodies and ministries.

Professor Saad M. A. Suliman

Professor of Manufacturing Systems and Processes

Professor Saad M. A. Suliman
Ph. D. in Manufacturing Systems and Production Control, Cranfield Institute of Technology, U.K., 1984 - 1987, (Graduation was in 1988).



Prof. Saad Suliman is the professor of Manufacturing Systems and Processes in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Bahrain. He is member of a number of professional bodies, and he has 7 years of industrial experience and over 35 years of teaching experience. He supervised more than 10 master and PhD students. Prof. Suliman published over 70 journal and conference papers. He is a reviewer of a number of scientific journals. He contributed in the development of under-graduate engineering programs in a number of Sudanese universities. His current research interest includes production planning and control, reliability engineering, performance evaluation, and project management.

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Professor Ahmed Yousif Ali Abdulla

Professor of Heat Engines

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Ph.D. from Leads University, UK.



He is specialized in thermal energy systems, power plants and environmental control. He has supervised M.Sc. and Ph.D. Theses. His fields of research are energy management, Renewable Energy.

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Dr. Mohamed Wafa Nabhan

Associate Professor

Dr. Mohamed Wafa Nabhan
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Salford, United Kingdom



Mohamed Wafa Nabhan has taught at the University of Bahrain in the Mechanical Engineering Department since 1987. He is specialized in Tribology and published a book in Industrial Preventive Maintenance. He has an extensive academic experience of over 30 years, and in addition he has over twelve years of industrial experience. He has supervised and examined a large number of postgraduate students. Moreover, he has presented many short courses and seminars to the local and regional industries and published over forty papers in reputable journals and conference proceedings.

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Dr. Anwar Haider

Assistant Professor

Dr. Anwar Haider
Ph. D. in Robust Control system, University of Manchester (UMIST), UK.



His main areas of research interest are modeling, optimization and robust control. His other professional interests include project management, education quality management and human capacity building. He has supervised number of B.Sc. and M.Sc. Projects in the recent years.

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Dr. Muhammad AL-Qassab

Assistant Professor

Dr. Muhammad AL-Qassab
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA



Muhammad Al-Qassab has a long academic teaching experience. His fields of research are dynamics, vibration, and wavelet analysis.

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Dr. Fawzi Al-Abbasi

Associate Professor

Dr. Fawzi Al-Abbasi
PhD in Materials Modeling, Mechanical Engineering Department, McGill University, Montreal, Canada



Fawzi Al-Abbasi joined Bahrain University since 2004. He worked before joining Bahrain university in ALABA as head of process control and as a projects engineer in BANOCO. He holds a PCAP from York St. Jones. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). He is an expert in Accreditation. He taught many Mechanical Engineering courses and Materials Science and Engineering courses. He is specialized in characterizing engineering materials using finite element modeling and published many articles specifically on Pearlitic and DP-steels.

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Dr. Bader Al Mannai

Assistant Professor

Dr. Bader Al Mannai
PhD in Human Factors, Cranfield University / Cranfield, UK.



Bader Al Mannai has an academic and industrial experience in engineering and quality management. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). His fields of research are manufacturing management, quality management, and human factors.

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Dr. Osama Al Jamal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Osama Al Jamal
PhD in Advanced Manufacturing, University of Manchester / Manchester, UK.



Osama Al-Jamal has an academic and industrial experience in industrial engineering and advanced manufacturing processes. His fields of interest are advanced manufacturing processes and engineering management.

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Dr. Abdulrahman Sayed Abduljalil

Assistant Professor

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PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Thermoacoustics), the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.



Abdulrahman Sayed Abduljalil has an academic experience since 1996. He has worked on improving the quality of the learning process. He is currently working on enhancing the course evaluation process and the student advising process. His fields of interest are thermal sciences, thermoacoustics, refrigeration and air-conditioning.

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Dr. Maher Al Hayali

Assistant Professor

Dr. Maher Al Hayali
PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering-Design, University of Baghdad 2006 (applied mechanics-design).



Maher Al Hayali has an academic experience in engineering and Research Interests in Areas of Stress Analysis, Robotics, and Solar energy.

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Dr. Omar Al-Abbasi

Assistant Professor

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PhD in Thermodynamics, Virginia Tech, USA.



Omar Al-Abbasi has research interests in computational fluid dynamics, numerical heat and mass transfer, entropy generation minimization, equilibrium and non-equilibrium thermodynamics and renewable energy. He lectured in several short courses related to thermo-fluids and provided consultation to the industrial sectors. He supervised several senior projects for undergraduate students.

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Mr. Shamsan Al Shams

Lecturer

Mr. Shamsan Al Shams
Msc in Solid Mechanics., University of Bahrain.



Shamsan ALShams has research interests in Theoretical Analysis of Thermodynamics, renewable energy, Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Performance, Optimum Operating, generation minimization, and has interests in technical engineering drawing, and has an academic and industrial experience in engineering.

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Dr. Riaz Muhammad

Assistant Professor

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PhD in Design and Manufacturing, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU, United Kingdom.
Dr. Riaz Muhammad is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bahrain, Bahrain. He has more than 10 years of industrial, research and teaching experience and supervised more than 15 post graduate students. He has published more than 50 journal and conference publications and one book chapter. His research activities include finite element modelling, hybrid machining process, industry 4.0, product design and development, composite, polymers and biomedical materials.

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Dr. Mohammad Jamil Ahmad

Associate Professor

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Ph.D. in Solar radiation and daylighting, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.

Dr. Mohammad Jamil Ahmad got awarded B. Sc. Engineering, M. Sc. Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and Ph D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD), India. He has more than twenty-one years of teaching experience at both PG and UG level and guided several M. Tech. Dissertations. He belongs to the group of Thermal Engineering. His area of interest includes solar radiation and day lighting modeling and its applications. He has got several papers published in International as well as National Journals and Conference proceedings in this area.

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