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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

Associate Professor

Dr. Sheikh Sharif Iqbal Mitu


Experience Record:


Summery of Teaching related experience:

  • Overall performance evaluation in KFUPM is ‘A+’, from 1998 to 2013

  • Taught  2  graduate and  10  undergraduate courses in Electrical Engineering (EE).

  • Taught laboratory classes of  5  undergraduate Electrical Engineering courses.

  • Coordinated several EE courses/laboratories for  18 semesters.

  • Introduced 2 EE courses (offered 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate courses for the 1st time in EE dept).

  • Developed curriculum for KFUPM-EET diploma program

  • Revised electrical engineering curriculum for 5  B.Sc./M.Sc. courses.

  • Developed Printed Circuit Facilities (PCB lab) for EE department.

  • Developed  1  laboratory for a senior course and revised  3 laboratory manuals.

  • Supervised/examined  29  EE undergraduate senior-projects involving  103  students

  • Supervised  106  EE undergraduate co-operative students.

  • Supervised/examined  105  EE undergraduate summer training students.

  • Academically advised  340+  EE students (approximately 20 students per semester).

  • Achieved university level recognition for using innovative teaching tools.

  • Attended  14+  workshops/seminars and 1 online-course to improve teaching skills.



Summery of Postgraduate Thesis Supervised and Examined:

  • Supervised/co-supervised  29  graduate theses leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees.

  • Served as a committee member of  external (UK) Ph.D. student.



Summery of Research Responsibilities:

  • Involved (PI/CI) with 18 funded projects, funded by university and industry, involving a total budget of 2-Million Saudi Riyal.

  • Published  25  papers in international Journals and 39  papers in refereed international Conferences.

  • Published 1 US patent

  • Published  12  refereed technical reports.

  • Visiting researcher for  3  summer terms in UK and USA universities.



Summery of Professional Activities:

  • Organized  8  international conferences.

  • Coordinator IET-Saudi chapter (IEE) in KFUPM. 

  • Presented  28+  short-courses and seminars to local & international universities and industry.

  • Attended  2  training courses,  13+  workshops/seminars and  25+  conferences.

  • Reviewed  34+  Papers for international journals (IEE and IEEE…) and conferences.

  • Published  4  international conference papers on  ‘online engineering education’  

  • Consultant of an international university and an engineering company.



Summery of Services to KFUPM community:

  • Elected to serve in  3  ‘University Standing Committees’ in KFUPM.

  • Selected to serve in  3  ‘University Ad-Hoc Committees’ in KFUPM.

  • Reviewed  8+  reports/proposals (related to funded projects) for Deanships of ‘Scientific Research (DSR)’ and ‘Academic Development (DAD)’ of KFUPM.

  • Evaluated proposal/report for College of Engineering ‘Innovative Grant Scheme’. 

  • For past  7  years, led the college Badminton-team in ‘Rector’s Cup’ tournament.

  • Participated for the college Table tennis and Volleyball teams in ‘Rector’s Cup’.

  • Served in  3  ‘Standing Committees’ of Electrical Engineering department.

  • Served in  10  departmental ‘Ad Hoc Committees’ as chairman and member.

  • Initiated  9  purchase requests for buying equipment/software for EE department.

  • Evaluated proposals, applications and reports for EE Department.

  • Nominated by the EE department to attend workshops and seminars.

  • Participated in the graduate entrance/comprehensive exam and EE Open-day activity.

  • Coordinator/Member of the Electromagnetics, Electronics and Digital System groups.

  • Received  3  awards from participating in the student activities of KFUPM.


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