Frequently Asked Questions

The Control and Instrumentation Systems Engineering (CISE) provides a comprehensive education program in the field of control systems, industrial instrumentation, and automation. CISE offers courses in process modeling, simulation, control, optimization and instrumentation. CISE prepares young engineers to cope with today's fast technological advancement and prepares them to be the leaders in building innovative technologies and provide solutions for the industry, business and government services.

Control and Instrumentation Engineering covers wide areas, including:

  • Process Control
  • Distributed Computer Control
  • Estimation and System Identification
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Instrumentation
  • Robotics and Machine Intelligence
  • Dynamic Simulation
  • Signal Processing and Speech Processing


Among the courses offered by Control and Instrumentation Engineering are:

  • Digital Logic Design
  • Linear Systems
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Automation Devices and Electronics
  • Signals and Systems
  • Control Systems Design
  • Computer Control Systems
  • Mechatronics
  • Embedded Systems Design
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Instrumentation for Process Control

The Department of Control and Instrumentation Engineering have the following laboratories:

  1. Control Systems Lab
  2. Condition-Based Maintenance and Signal Processing Lab
  3. Digital and Embedded Systems Lab
  4. Senior Projects Lab
  5. Industrial Automation Lab
  6. Autonomous Systems Lab
  7. Mechatronics Lab
  8. Distributed Process Control Lab
  9. Process Control Lab
  10. Instrumentation & Measurement Lab

Here are some the projects produced by CIE senior students


The job opportunities for CIE graduates are vast, including

  • Government Civil Departments
  • Oil Production and Refining (Saudi ARAMCO)
  • Manufacturing Industries (SABIC)
  • Utilities (SEC)
  • Petrochemical Industries (SABIC)
  • Service Industries (SAUDIA)
  • Chemical and Desalination Plants (SWCC)
  • Military and Defense Organizations