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CEE STANDING COMMITTEES & CHARGES

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020 – 2021

(Terms 201 and 202)

                                                                                                                               

Standing Committee

Charges

 

Graduate and Student Admission Monitoring Committee

 

Shamsad Ahmad (Chairman)

Hassan Al-Ahmadi

Hamad Al-Abdul Wahhab

Mohammad Al-Suwaiyan

Omar Al-Amoudi

Mohammed Al-Osta

Hammad Khalid

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

 

Muhammad Vohra (Chairman)

Muhammad Al-Malack

Husain Al-Gahtani

Hamad Al-Abdul Wahhab

Omar Al-Amoudi

Khalaf Al-Ofi

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

 

Faculty Recruitment Committee

 

Husain Al-Gahtani (Chairman)

Mohammad Al-Suwaiyan

Omar Al-Amoudi

Salah Al-Dulaijan

Khalaf Al-Ofi

  • Review and recommend faculty applications received from Faculty Affairs department

 

Course Offering Committee

 

Mohammed Essa (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

Student Advising & Counseling Committee

 

Mohammed Essa (Chairman)

Muhammad Vohra

Ali Al-Gadhib

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

 

Shakhawat Chowdhury (Chairman)

Shamsad Ahmad

Muhammad Vohra

Mohammed Essa

Khaled Assi

Ibrahim Al-Saghan

Hammad Khalid

 

Husain Al-Gahtani

(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)

 

Saheed Adekunle (Chairman)

Mohammed Al-Osta

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

 

Mohammed Al-Osta (Chairman)

Muhammad Vohra

Mohammed Essa

Saheed Adekunle

  • 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)

Muhammad Al-Malack

Hassan Al-Ahmadi

Ibrahim Al-Saghan

Syed Imran Ali

 

  • 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

IT Committee (ITC)

 

Mohammed Al-Osta (Chairman)

Imran Reza

Abdulrahman Haji

Fahad 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)

 

Mirza Ghouse Baig (Chairman)

Ali Al-Gadhib

Mohammad Al-Zahrani

 

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

Department Assessment and Strategic Plan Committee

 

Hammad Khalid (Chairman)

Mohammed Essa

Mohammed Al-Osta

Ibrahim Al-Saghan

Saheed Adekunle

  • 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)

Senior Design Project (SDP)

 

Hassan Al-Ahmadi (Chairman)

Mohammad Al-Zahrani

Shakhawat Chowdhury

Mohammed Al-Osta

 

  • 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

COOP Committee

 

Ibrahim Al-Saghan (Chairman)

Ali Al-Gadhib

Saheed Adekunle

  • 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. Mohammed 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)            Engr. Mirza Ghouse Baig
  7. ERP DSR coordinator (Project)                                   Engr. Syed Khaja Najamuddin
  8. Coop Coordinator                                                       Dr. Ibrahim Y. Al-Saghan
  9. Summer Training Coordinator                                   Dr. Ibrahim Y. Al-Saghan
  10. Senior Design Project Coordinator                             Dr. Hassan Al-Ahmadi
  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 351

CE 411/412

CE 399

 

Mirza Ghouse Baig

Omar S.B. Al-Amoudi

Mohammad Al-Suwaiyan

Ibrahim Al-Saghan (COOP)

Hassan Al-Ahmadi (SDP)

Ibrahim Al-Saghan (ST)

 

Transportation

Geotechnical

Structures

W.R. & E.

Hamad Al-Abdul Wahhab

Naser Al-Shayea

Shamsad Ahmad

Mohammad Al-Suwaiyan

 
  Master of EngineeringAli H. Al-Gadhib 

 

 


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