The Electrical Engineering and Communication Engineering undergraduate programs in the College of Engineering at the United Arab Emirates University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET accreditation provides assurance that a College or University program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.
State-of-the-art laboratories are available in the department for hands-on courses to help students better understand the theoretical topics and to prepare them for their future professional careers. During their studies, undergraduate students are required to spend one full semester working in governmental institutions or private companies in the UAE or abroad as part of their internship.
The undergraduate programs are designed to prepare students for employment upon graduation or to pursue their graduate studies.
The Department of Electrical Engineering offers also a Master and a PhD program. These programs aim to train highly-skilled researchers and engineers in all areas relevant to Electrical Engineering (Electronics, Power, Power Electronics, Computer Engineering, Control and Automation, Communications, etc.).
Faculty members in the Department of Electrical Engineering are active researchers in all areas related to Electrical and Communication Engineering such as: Power, Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, Electronics, Microelectronics, Nanotechnology, Computer Engineering, Signal and Image Processing, Communications, Control Systems, Unmanned Vehicles, Aerospace Engineering, etc.