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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

Associate Professor

Dr. Sharif Iqbal, Sheikh


Contributions to Online Engineering Education:


Published conference papers:

  • Mohandes M., Sheikh S.I., etal. "Development of 8086 Microprocessor Course for Web Based learning" 5th Saudi Technical Conference, Riyadh, January 11-14, 2009. (http://ipac.kacst.edu.sa/eDoc/2009/172780_1.pdf)

  • Sheikh S.I. and Siddique J., "Internet/Intranet Based Engineering Education" 3rd Forum on Engineering Education Building Partnership with Government, Industry and Society”, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, October 14 -15, 2003.

  • Sheikh S.I. and Siddique J.,"Web Based Engineering Education" 6th  Saudi Engineering Conference, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia, December 14 -17, 2002

  • Sheikh S.I. and Siddique J., "Internet Based Higher Education" 4th IEEE Workshop on Information and Computer Science, KFUPM, KSA, March 17-28, 2002.

  • Sheikh S.I., “Internet Based Education in Bangladesh” International conference on Technology Transfer, Bangladesh, December 23-24, 2000.



Funded Online Course Projects:

  • Title: ‘Phase I-III of Open Course Ware (OCW) & Open Course File (OCF) preparation for Electrical Engineering' Funded By: Deanship of Academic Development (DAD), KFUPM, KSA.
    Responsibility: Co-investigator      and        Budget: SAR 45,000
    Duration: Feb. 2007  to March 2009 (4 months per phase).

  • Title: ‘Online Course Development Grant for Electronics I course’
    Funded By: Deanship of Academic Development, KFUPM, KSA.
    Responsibility: Co-investigator      and        Budget: SAR 53,000
    Date Started: Sep, 2002   and    Duration:12 months & 1 Summer

  • Title: ‘Online Course Development for Digital System Engineering’
    Funded By: Deanship of Academic Development, KFUPM, KSA.
    Responsibility: Co-investigator    and      Budget: SAR 133,000
    Date Started: May, 2006    and   Duration: 12 months & 1 Summer


Workshops on Educational Tools and Methods (attended):

  • Workshop on “Experience-Sharing in Developing Online Courses”, May 01, 2005

  • Workshop on “Instructional Design for Online Courses”, March 06th-13th, 2005.

  • Workshop on “Introduction to Computer Graphics”, December 11th-20th, 2004.

  • Workshop on “Designing e-Learning Materials”, October 03rd and 05th, 2004.

  • Workshop on “Introduction to WebCT”, June 26th-30th, 2004.

  • Workshop on "Content Development for Web-Based Courses Using Macromedia Authorware and Flash" 31 Aug.- 3 Sep., 2003.

  • Workshop on “Building Your Academic Portfolio” February 25th and 27th, 2007.

  • Workshop on “Teaching and Tutoring Online”, September 05, 2005.

  • Workshop on “Using Groups and Student Teams to Promote Learning”, Sep. 2004.

  • Workshop on “Active Learning to Foster Critical Thinking”, September 6, 2004.

  • Workshop on “Developing the Communication Skills of Students”, Sep. 4, 2004.

  • Workshop on “How to be an Effective University Teacher”, Sep. 07-08, 2002.

  • Workshops on “Increasing Effectiveness as a University Teacher”, Sep. 9, 2002.


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