College of Information Technology

The College of Information Technology at University of Fujairah was founded in order to keep up with the rising and growing developments in the field of information technology. The college offers currently a bachelor degree in Networking and Security. The College of Information Technology came to contribute at the local level in supplying the labor market of qualified and professional graduates, who are able to a) keep pace with the mounting requirements in the field of information technology; b) advance in various disciplines of information technology and Networking and Security; and c) direct the track of scientific research towards serving the local and regional community. The College has a number of qualified teaching staff with experience in applied and research fields, who can improve the educational process and the service level of the university.

Mission

The mission of the CIT is to fulfill the needs of the job market of qualified technical personnel and professionals who are capable of advancement and creativity in various disciplines of information technology directing the track of scientific research towards serving the local and regional community.

Goals

  1. Provide students with the opportunity to prepare themselves for entry level jobs in the information technology environment.
  2. Provide flexible and ladderize degrees in Associate of Arts (AA) in Information Technology and Bachelor of Information Technology.
  3. Deliver IT curricular programs for cutting-edge technologies and informatics.

Objectives

The CIT intends to:

  1. Equip and prepare highly qualified graduates in the field of network technology through employing educational curriculum and teaching methods of modern international standards.
  2. Rely on interaction, integration and specialization in building and preparing qualified and capable professionals in the fields of information technology.
  3. Encourage and support specialized scientific research and practical studies in the field of computer networks and data security for the local society and UAE alike.
  4. Encourage and support specialized scientific research and practical studies in the field of Internet & Ecommerce and providing professional solutions for the local business markets.
  5. Utilize and develop the methods of blended learning, education technology resources, and use the latest references and equipment

Huawei Partners – Huawei Academy

Cisco Partners- Cisco Academy

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – MOU

Louisville University – MOU

Dr. Bassem Mohmoud Ali Mokhtar

Acting Department Chair
Assistant Professor

Ph.D./Virginia Tech

Major/Specialty
Computer Engineering

College of Information Technology
eMail: bmokhtar@uof.ac.ae
Phone: 092244499 local 300
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7138-4721

Dr. Ahmed Khalifa

Assistant Professor

Ph.D./Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Major/Specialty
Computer Engineering

College of Information Technology
eMail: akhalifa@uof.ac.ae
Phone: 092244499 local 303
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8142-3520

Dr. Korhan Cengiz

Assistant Professor

Ph.D./Kadir Has University

Major/Specialty
Electronics Engineering

College of Information Technology
eMail:korhancengiz@uof.ac.ae
Phone: 092244499 local 301
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6594-8861

Dr. Sangheethaa Sukumran

Associate Professor

Ph.D/Anna University, India

Major/Specialty
Information and Communication Engineering/ Networking

College of Information Technology
eMail:sangheethaa@uof.ac.ae@uof.ac.ae
Phone: 092244499 local 302
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0005-8216

IT College Students’ Visit to Cisco Grove in Expo 2020

IT College Students’ Visit to Cisco Grove in Expo 2020

The Head of department Dr. Bassem Mokhtar along with the faculty member Dr. Ahmed Khalifa cooperated with the IT student council and the IEEE student branch at the University of Fujairah to make a visit to the Cisco Grove in Expo Dubai 2020 on Friday 18th February 2022.

Industrial visits are very important aspect of the curriculum. Cisco was chosen as a prestigious company in networking, security and other IT domains that is credible and will suffice to depict what the industry is like in its work-mode.

Conducting a Cisco visit for students is beneficial because students can learn about how a company operates.

During the visit, the students attended sessions on Cisco technologies, new trends, and DevNet as Cisco's developer program to write applications and develop integrations with Cisco products, platforms, and APIs. Cisco team also held a Cisco Grove tour showed the students latest implemented technologies.

The visit was useful and helpful in learning more about the technology trends which will help students to shape their academic knowledge and career.

Academic Programs

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Bachelor of Information Technology

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) in Networking and Security aims to produce competent graduates in Information Technology in the domains of computer networks, information systems security, networking-based applications development.
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Associate of Arts in Information Technology

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