Last Updated: 19 December 2019

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The Department of EE, College of Engineering at Wadi Addawaser, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, established in 1431, is among youngest and most innovative University in the Kingdom. The Department offers B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering. There are approximately 237 students enrolled in the undergraduate program. The department currently has competent  professional faculties including IEEE fellows. Nearly 56 Courses are offered in all areas of Electrical Engineering. Faculty staff members are engaged in researches in the following fields: Communications, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Medical Imaging, Fractional Calculus, Special Function, Mathematical Physics, SAC-OCDMA Systems, Control Theory, System Identification, Machine Learning, Embedded Systems, Image and Video Coding, Power Systems, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology etc. The department is directing it’s efforts to comply with the college of engineering strategic planning.



We pursue excellence in education, research and service to society.


We conduct all our tasks with integrity and honesty.


We perform our work responsibly, respect others and accept accountability.


We seek to provide an environment that promotes and celebrates diversities in culture, background and viewpoints.


In pursuit of excellence in our mission of education, research and services, we collaborate with various disciplinary boundaries to attract expertise and experiences.


We exert all our efforts and awareness to sustainability



Develop undergraduate and graduate curriculum that respond to current emerging global needs of society, including industry, government and academics.


Pursue research in core electrical engineering and related areas.


Contribute and provide leadership in professional societies.


Strategic goals in education include;

1.Enhance undergraduate students recruiting

2.Broaden the undergraduate courses/ specialization options and research experiences

Strategic goals in research include;

1.      Hire faculty in area that will enhance existing strength in the department

2.      Hire faculty that will supervise different research areas in the department, college and University.

3.      Establish closer research and development interactions with industry.

4.      Establish a staff advisory committee to provide regular feedback to the department head.


Dr. Essam Sourour, Senior Member IEEE
Prof. at the Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University (PSAU),
Faculty of Engineering,
Wadi Addawasir, Saudi Arabia

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