The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at DSU has a vision to produce graduates who have been thoroughly prepared through a rigorous curriculum consisting of both theory and hands-on laboratory work to become the candidates of choice for industrial and business organizations or to undertake research work at MS and PhD levels to contribute to national development.
What does Suffa mean?
The name “Suffa” is derived from that rectangular platform in Prophet’s mosque, where some of the companions of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) spent their time acquiring knowledge from him. It is meant to generate the same thirst for knowledge amongst the faculty and students of DHA Suffa University, enabling them to achieve the highest standards in teaching, learning and research.
The Electrical Engineering department at DHA Suffa University offers a 4 years Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) accredited Bachelors program in Electrical Engineering, BE (Electrical). The Electrical Engineering curriculum at DHA Suffa University conforms to current HEC guidelines. At DHA Suffa University, we offer Four (4) streams of specializations:
– Computer Systems
– Power Systems
This allows students to choose an area of their interest that is in market demand.
In parallel with technical courses, we also teach numerous management science courses such as Engineering Management, Economics and Entrepreneurship. This approach opens various doors of opportunities for our BE (Electrical) graduates and allows them to compete not only in the competitive job market but also in entrepreneurial skills.
The Department of Electrical Engineering has highly qualified faculty possessing foreign qualifications with vast experience of teaching and research in leading universities. Most of them also have rich experience of working for the industry. The faculty of EE is actively engaged in developing solutions for the present problems using futuristic concepts through research projects that have great potential for local and overseas funding and grants. Students also get the opportunity to work on these projects under the supervision of the faculty.
Why Study BE (Electrical) at DSU?
The BE (Electrical) program at DSU is structured to enhance critical thinking and problem solving ability in students. Following are the salient features of the program:
The 4 Year BE (Electrical) Program of DSU is accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). It has PEC’s Level-II accreditation, which makes DSU’s BE (EE) program internationally recognized as per the Washington Accord, in addition to being recognized in Pakistan.
– Foreign Qualified and Experienced Faculty
The BE (Electrical) graduates of DSU get an opportunity to learn and interact with world class faculty. The faculty members at DSU’s department of EE are amongst the best in their respective fields and are committed to highest standards of teaching. The state-of-the-art EE lab facilities at DSU and faculty members who are accomplished in their respective fields, provide a conducive learning environment that is essential for the professional development of our students.
The Department of Electrical Engineering has highly qualified faculty possessing following traits:
– Foreign Qualifications
– Vast Teaching Experience
– Internationally Acclaimed Research Work
In addition, many of the faculty members have rich experience of working in the industry. The faculty of DSU’s EE department is actively engaged in developing solutions for the present day problems through research projects that have great potential for local as well as overseas funding and grants.
Students also get an opportunity to work on these projects under the supervision of the faculty members.
– State of the Art Class Rooms and Engineering Labs.
Every class room at DHA Suffa University is equipped with a multimedia and an e-rostrum. Faculty members can easily run software simulations in class giving students an interactive learning experience.
DHA Suffa university’s Electrical Engineering Labs are very versatile, dynamic and state of the art and have been established with the aim of giving students hands-on experience of embedded systems, data acquisition, feedback control, communication systems and electrical power systems. We continuously procure modern equipment and trainers as per the need of current and future technological advancements.
The Labs of the EE Department are well equipped with the latest test & measurement and computing equipment to make students experience the real essence and fundamentals of Electrical Engineering design. Some of the latest additions in our Labs are:
– De Lorenzo Italy Smart Grid Educational Trainers
– Magnetic Levitation equipment
– Robotics Equipment
– Electrical House wiring trainers
International Education Resource Center (I.E.R.C)
The International Education Resource Center (IERC) has been set up with the goal of promoting foreign higher education opportunities at DHA Suffa University. It strives to provide an interface for DHA Suffa University’s students to access the study abroad programs of leading international universities.
DSU’s IERC provides students the opportunity to participate in various foreign mobility programs including international semester exchange programs, foreign summer camps and foreign internship programs.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for Graduated Engineers.
DSU is a registered Professional Engineering Body (PEB, license number PEB-S-DHASU-0128) and has the license to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities under PEC by laws – 2008.
Here at DSU, we regularly conduct CPD activities for our students, alumni and professional members. These activities include short courses, refresher courses, workshops, seminars etc. All CPD activities carry credit points as defined in the CPD Byelaws. DSU announces its yearly calendar of CPD activities through PEC website (www.pec.org.pk).
The objectives of CPD activities are:-
- Application of theoretical knowledge to practical situations and to evolve innovative solutions to real life problems.
- Application of concepts and ingredients of management to professional works including relevant legal and financial aspects.
- Acquisition and application of necessary communication skills.
- Knowledge of latest developments in various fields of engineering including information technology for specific and cross disciplinary application.
- Adherence to professional ethics and acquisition of a broader understanding of obligations of engineers to society.
DSU’s department of EE has an Industrial Liaison office is established to bridge the gap between academia and industry. It functions to keep our students and faculty members connected with the industry so that they keep themselves well acquainted with the ever changing technological and industrial landscape.
Industrial visits are arranged on a regular basis for students of DSU’s Electrical Engineering Department with the objective of acquainting them with the best and modern engineering practices and processes. The visits are planned in accordance with the curriculum requirement to ensure that our students receive theoretical as well as practical knowledge in a conducive learning environment.
Co-Curricular & Extra-Curricular Activities
Co-curricular activities that are offered at DSU cater to a diverse range of interests. Debating competitions, sports tournaments, society events and workshops & seminars provide students a break from the rigorous study workload and inculcate in them skills necessary for success in their professional lives.
In line with our belief that education does not have to be devoid of entertainment, extra-curricular activities such as field trips, carnivals and educational trips guarantee DSU’s students a complete and memorable university experience.
All the expenses of the participating students are borne by the University. Winners of various competitions are awarded appreciation certificates in addition to monetary benefits.
Life at DSU is not only about academics. We realize that our students need respite from their tough study schedules which is necessary for them to re-charge their energies and for a well-rounded development of their personalities. The Student Societies Coordination Committee (SSCC) manages a wide range of on-campus societies and clubs that offer both co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
Outcome Based Education (OBE) System
DSU’s Electrical Engineering department believe in the overall development of a student as an engineer by working S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely). For this we have transformed our entire academic portfolio to the Outcome Based Education System (OBE). We focus on the overall development of a student as an Engineering Professional, thus indulging our students in co-curricular and extra-curricular academic activities. Our students are rigorously polished to deliver innovative and creative engineering solutions to the current societal problems. Following are Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) we expect to see in our graduates after they have stepped into professional life.
Electrical Engineering Laboratories at DSU are state-of-the-art and have been established with the aim of giving students hands-on experience of embedded systems, data acquisition, feedback control, communication systems and electrical power systems. The Labs of the EE Department are well equipped with the latest test & measurement and computing equipment to make students appreciate the real essence of Electrical Engineering design. The Laboratories in Electrical Engineering Department include:
All DSU Electrical Engineering programs enjoy comprehensive recognition by HEC and approval by PEC and DSU is committed to working together with HEC and PEC at all levels in an effort to improve the quality of education imparted in the country.
The Electrical Engineering program of DSU offers its students four specialization streams, namely Power Systems, Telecommunication, Computer Systems and Electronics. The specialization streams will provide DSU graduates an opportunity to pursue careers as members of design or support engineering teams for industrial and business organizations nationally and globally in their chosen stream of Electrical Engineering. This program also enables them to undertake research work at ME and PhD level.
Statutory bodies of DHA Suffa University include professionals from industry and technical heads of various engineering organizations established across the region. The purpose of our mutual collaboration is to work towards faculty support, student exposure to industry, technology incubation, internships & placements, mutual work study exercises and staff training, in an effort to bridge the gap between academia and industry.