Posted on November 07, 2018

Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) achieved a record achievement in the US News 2019 ranking. Qatar University was ranked 132rd in the world in the US News classification for “Best Global Universities for Computer Science.” The universities are ranked based on their reputation and research in the field. US News rankings are esteemed for their comprehensive rankings and use various bibliometric measures as criteria for their list.

Commenting on the feat, CENG Dean Professor Abdelmajid Hamouda said, "This achievement refers to the efforts of CENG to excel in scientific and engineering fields through internationally accredited academic programs, which provide high quality academic and research outputs.” He adds, “This classification is an international recognition that means that our research groups are in line with the global standards in their progressive achievements, and is a reference for students, academics, university leaders, governments and the industry.”

Department of Computer Science and Engineering Head, Dr. Somaya Al-Maadeed says, “This classification comes as one of the most important achievements of the department, through concentrated efforts with partners to ensure that students receive the best international education standards of regional and international importance."

Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Dr. Nasser Ahmed Al-Emadi adds, “The classification is a qualitative addition to the department and the Electrical Engineering Program, and is evidence of the departments match to its equivalents with other major international universities. Classification gives the program a regional, national and international importance. It supports the vision of good leadership, meets the needs of Qatari society for research and higher education, and supports the application of knowledge gained.”