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CIVIL ENGINEERING STANDING COMMITTEES & CHARGES

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 – 2020

(TERMS 191 and 192)

                                                                                                                               

COMMITTEE

CHARGES

Graduate and Student Admission Monitoring Committee

 

Shamsad Ahmad (Chairman)

Alfarabi Sharif

AbdulWahhab, H.I.

Al-Suwaiyan,M.S.

Al-Amoudi, O.S.B.

Al-Osta, M.A.

Syed Khaja Najamuddin

 

  • Supervise graduate students (degree plans, exams, thesis, etc.)
  • Update graduate program policies and procedures
  • Revise and update graduate program
  • Evaluate graduate applications and make recommendations
  • Monitor the progress of graduate students and make recommendations

Undergraduate Committee

 

Vohra, M.S. (Chairman)

Al-Malack, M.H.

Al-Gahtani, H.J.

Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I.

Al-Gadhib, A.H.

Al-Saghan, I.Y.

Faisal Mukhtar

 

  • Revise and update undergraduate courses
  • Finalize the new Environmental Engineering Program
  • Study undergraduate students academic petitions
  • To work on CES Strategic Plan Item # 1: Enhancing Students Learning Experience,
  • Make presentations to the faculty to explain active learning and how it can be infused into courses.
  • Invite guest speakers from other departments who have experience with active learning.
  • Review course outlines and discuss with instructors how active learning can be infused in each undergraduate course.

IT Committee (ITC)

 

Al-Osta, M.A. (Chairman)

Mostefa Bouchama

Imran Reza

Fahd Al-Zuhair

  • Maintain Department PC labs
  • Maintain the software purchased through the Department
  • Assist faculty in computer-related issues
  • Study existing and future needs for computing facilities
  • Improve and update the department website

Textbook Committee (TC)

 

Baig, M.G.  – (Chairman)

Al-Gadhib, A.H.

Al-Zahrani M. A.

Hammad Khalid

Khaled Assi

 

  • Ensure availability of approved textbooks
  • Receive and process requests of new textbooks
  • Maintain lab manuals

Student Advising & Counseling Committee

 

Essa, M.H. (Chairman)

Vohra, M.S.

Al-Gadhib, A.H.

Khaled Assi

 

  • Addressing specific problems related to studying in more structured approach focusing on improving study skills.
  • Assisting students having personal, emotional, and academic problems. 
  • Forwarding recommendations to improve academic advising as well as policies and practices affecting students' success and progress toward graduation.
  • Identifying the reasons behind the low performance of some students and come up with an academic success plan.

Program Assessment Committee

 

Chowdhury, S.H. (Chairman)

Vohra, M.S.

Essa, M.H.

Shamsad Ahmad

Khaled Assi

Al-Saghan, I.Y.

 

Al-Gahtani, H. J.

(advisor by invitation)

 

  • Develop and conduct the program self-assessment plan for the current academic year.
  • Attend and encourage other CE faculty members to participate in the seminars/workshops organized by the Program Assessment Center of the Deanship of Academic Development (DAD)
  • Review ABET guidelines for continuous assessment.
  • Check the completeness of ABET course files.

NCAAA (National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment)

 

Adekunle, S (Chairman)

Al-Osta, M.A

Khaled Assi

Hammad Khalid

 

  • To develop and conduct the program self-assessment plan for the academic year
  • To gather data and other evidences that support the self-assessment findings including key performance and benchmarks
  • To continuously identify priorities for improvement

Undergraduate Research Committee

 

Al-Osta M.A. ( Chairman)

Vohra, M.S.

Essa, M.H.

  • To develop guidelines for the undergraduate research course. The objectives of this course should be tailored to:
  • To provide high ability undergraduate students with exposure to methodologies and techniques used in academic research.
  • To facilitate significant individualized interactions between faculty members and students through a multi-term research experience.
  • To promote interest in the pursuit of graduate-level study.
  • To conduct an extended independent investigation that results in the production of a research paper.

Lab and Safety Committee

 

Faisal Mukhtar (Chairman)

Al-Malack, M.H.

Al-Sghan, I.Y.

Syed Imran Ali

Ibrahim Al-Zoghiby

 

  • To conduct inspections, twice in each semester, department facilities (offices, labs, workshops, stores, etc.) and send the inspection reports to the HSS Committee, on the attached Safety Inspection form.
  • To eliminate hazards, if any, found in these facilities.  The HSS Committee will review the inspection reports and provide its suggestions to improve the situation.
  • Maintain lab facilities and equipment
  • Recommend work distribution among lab staff
  • Recommend new lab equipment based on department needs
  • Prepare PRs for new equipment

 

Faculty Recruitment Committee

 

Alfarabi Sharif (Chairman)

Al-Gahtani, H.J.

Al-Suwaiyan, M.S.

Al-Sughaiyer, M.A.

Al-Dulaijan, S.U.

Al-Amoudi, O.S. B

 

  • Review and recommend faculty applications received from Faculty Affairs department.

 

 

Senior Design Project  (SDP)

 

Al-Gahtani, A.S. (Chairman)

Al-Zahrani, M.A.

Osta, M.A.

Chowdhury, S.H.

 

  • Coordinate with the instructors assigned for the course for proper implementation of the 'rules of conduct' (guidelines) set for the Senior Design Project.
  • Coordinate placement of senior design project students with faculty.

Course Offering Committee

 

Essa, M.H.  (Chairman)

Shamsad Ahmad

Faisal Mukhtar

 

  • To plan for graduate & undergraduate courses offering
  • To be done in consultation with option convener, President of CE Club, Chair of Undergraduate Students Council and Chair of Graduate Students Council.

Department Assessment  and Strategic Plan

Khaled Assi (Chairman)

Essa, M.H.

Al-Osta, M.A.

Al-Sghan, I.Y.

Saheed Adekunle

Hammad Khalid

  • To summarize the Department´s activities during the prior year.
  • To provide appropriate statistics and data, and outline planning for the following year.
  • To ensure appropriate levels of assessment are being conducted and the results of the assessment are appropriately utilized.  
  • To aggregate and interpret assessment information and organize an annual report for decision makers (Chairman)

COOP Committee

 

Al-Sghan, I.Y. (Chairman)

Faisal Mukhtar

Mostefa Bouchama

Ibrahim Al-Zoghiby

 

  • Secure training opportunities for coop students
  • Contacting mentors on the performance of COOP students
  • Monitoring progress reports

 

 

COORDINATORS:

 

  1. Graduate Coordinator                                                Dr. Shamsad Ahmad
  2. Undergraduate Coordinator                                       Dr. M.H. Essa
  3. CE Club Advisor                                                           Dr. Ali H. Al-Gadhib
  4. Civil Engineering Lab Supervisor                                Engr. Syed Imran Ali
  5. ERP Coordinator (Lab-related matters)                     Engr. Syed Imran Ali
  6. ERP Coordinator (Textbook-related matters)            Mr. Ghouse Baig
  7. ERP DSR coordinator (Project)                                   Engr. Syed Khaja Najamuddin
  8. Coop Coordinator                                                       Dr. I.Y. Al-Sghan
  9. Summer Training Coordinator                                   Dr. S.H. Chowdhury
  10. Senior Design Project Coordinator                             Dr. A.S. Al-Gahtani
  11. Student Exchange Program Coordinator                    Dr. Faisal Mukhtar


 

COURSE COORDINATORS and OPTION CONVENERS

 

COURSE COORDINATORSOPTION CONVENERS
CourseCoordinatorOptionGraduate Advisor 

 

CE 101

CE 201

CE 203

CE 261

CE 351

CE 399

 

Baig, M.G.

Al-Amoudi, O.S.B.

Al-Suwaiyan, M.S.

Al-Sughaiyer, M.A.

Al-Sghan, I.Y. (COOP)

Chowdhury, S.H. (ST)

 

 

Transportation

Geotechnical

Structures

W.R. & E.

 

 

Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I.

Al-Shayea, N.A.

Shamsad Ahmad

Al-Suwaiyan, M.S.

 
  Master of EngineeringAl-Gadhib, A.H. 

 

 


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