The department of mechanical engineering, Faculty of Engineering - Rabigh, King Abdulaziz University was established in 2009 to be one of the pioneer engineering institute in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The mechanical engineering is a wide specialization which has relation with all fields of life. The graduate of the mechanical engineering is a potential candidate to become one of the pillars of the nation’s industry, and the graduates may find good opportunities in different sectors especially in the fields of operation, maintenance, analysis, design and development in mechanical and mechatronic systems, and many others.
The department of mechanical engineering has implemented several initiatives to meet changes around the world and industrial needs. As a result, a new study plan of undergraduate program was designed based on well-known academic standards to meet the market requirements in this important area in the Kingdom. The department is provided with a highly qualified scientific faculties and staffs. Finally, new developed laboratories with highly accurate instruments are established to use recent techniques and ensure quality and accreditation requirements.