Department Overview

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering

Department Overview

One of the vital departments at AlShaab University is a rare specialization that is related to medicine, as it combines engineering and medical aspects. It is one of the important fields needed by society, especially for individuals with special needs who suffer from limb weakness or deficiency. The study in this department focuses on meeting the future needs of prosthetic engineers and industrial supporters in the field of developing, manufacturing, and designing prosthetics and supportive devices that meet the community's need for these devices, materials, and various engineering examinations. The duration of study in the department is four years, during which students are equipped with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary for their qualification. The curriculum plan includes specialized engineering and medical courses, in addition to general requirements.

Admission Entries

The department accepts graduates of preparatory studies in their scientific branches (Biology and Applied), as well as graduates of the industrial branch (Electronics and Control – Medical Devices). Additionally, the department admits the top ten students from the Institute of Medical Devices.

The Tuition Fees For The Academic Year 2024/2023.

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Message

The goal is to prepare engineering professionals with scientific qualifications and standards in the field of prosthetics and industrial supports to work in healthcare institutions and meet their needs. This involves training outstanding graduates capable of keeping pace with professional technological advancements, as well as developing teaching staff and students in scientific and knowledge research fields.

Objectives

- Graduating qualified technical personnel with knowledge and skills to manufacture and develop industrial prosthetics and supports.
- Preparing skilled professionals capable of working with and handling industrial prosthetics and support devices.
- Preparing specialized scientific personnel distinguished by a high level of knowledge and technological innovation to contribute to developing solutions for technical challenges in the job market and advancing research ideas.
- Providing a conducive work environment for students and faculty members that aligns with quality standards and academic accreditation.
- Serving the community by assisting a wide range of individuals with special needs to become active members of society.

Skills Path for the Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering:

The Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering is considered one of the rare specialized engineering departments in Iraq. It is among the demanded specialties in the job market due to its importance in providing specialized expertise in caring for individuals with special needs, whether for routine or complex cases. The skills path of the Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering Department focuses on bridging the branches of medicine with engineering by creating a common ground that helps students in designing, manufacturing, and assembling parts for both upper and lower limbs. Additionally, it equips them with necessary skills in manufacturing orthotic supports for various levels and assembling them using 3D printing technology.

Academic Members

تدريسي

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

College:

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Department:

Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering

General Specialization:

Mechanics

Specific Specialization:

Applied mechanics
qusay.khalid@alshaab.edu.iq
تدريسي

Academic Title:

Lecturer

College:

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Department:

Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering

General Specialization:

Pure Mathematics

Specific Specialization:

Number Theory
saad.abbood@alshaab.edu.iq
تدريسي

Academic Title:

Lecturer

College:

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Department:

Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Engineering

General Specialization:

Mechanical Engineering

Specific Specialization:

Mechanical Engineering Laser Applications
thaier.abid@alshaab.edu.iq