Civil Engineering Department
The Department of Civil Engineering was one of the three engineering departments formed in 2012 with the opening of Komar University of Science and Technology. The civil engineering undergraduate program is working according to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). ABET accreditation means that the program meets certain, defined standards or criteria to ensure the quality of education and training provided to the students in the program.
The Civil Department has dedicated full-time faculty members. Most faculty members of the department have earned Ph.D. degrees in Civil from leading international academic institutions. The qualifications of the faculty members reflect the diversity of experiences and academic backgrounds of the faculty in the Department. The faculty members cover several areas of specialization that include structural engineering and concrete technology, surveying, highway and transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, construction management, water resources and environmental engineering.
Mission and Objectives
The highest mission of the civil engineering department at Komar University of Science and Technology is to serve to Kurdistan Region and Iraq country and the public through providing the ultimate and excellent quality civil engineering education and knowledge through out using innovative delivery and interaction methods that best utilize the latest and dynamic development in information technology, to respond in a timely and efficient manner to local and regional applied research needs, and to interact with the society to provide the best quality professional service.
From the previous perspective, civil engineering program education outcomes PEO at Komar University can be listed and not to be limited to the following main points to achieve its mission:
PEO 1: Establish and create highly educated civil engineers human resources and leaderships in the whole country and the region.
PEO 2: Make the students the main focus of the department and center of civil engineering learning .
PEO 3: Achieve a high level of communication with the society and collaboration with the industry and fields of civil engineering works.
PEO 4: Increase the effective use of modern technologies in managing and administrating the department activities.