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HBKU ranked in the top 150 universities in the world-Doha News

A fairly young institution, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has risen in the world rankings through its prestigious computer science and engineering departments.

In the 2021 edition of the reputable International University Rankings, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is HBKU. Top 150 Computer science and engineering positions.

The university was also ranked 1st in Qatar and 3rd in the MENA region.

HBKU He reported that the criteria used to rank the university included “research outcomes and impacts, and the quality of staff and international cooperation.”

The top categories of this institution were also recognized by other top universities such as Yale University, Northwestern University, and Texas A & M University.

The ranking further positions HBKU and its Faculty of Science and Engineering (CSE) as one of the top universities in the fields of electrical and electronic engineering, chemical engineering, and materials science engineering.

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Dr. Mounir Hamdi, founding Dean of CSE, said: HBKU is committed to excellence in graduate education and training of talented students in multiple disciplines of cutting-edge knowledge.

The university’s globally ranked academic and research programs advance knowledge and core expertise in demanding areas such as information and computing technology, energy and environment, sustainable development, engineering management and decision-making science. Let me. “

CSE’s influential research was recognized in the same year when it undertook a variety of innovative achievements. One of them is to become the world’s first educational institution to “develop and simulate 1,114 million computational cell models for huge oil and gas fields.”

In 2020, university faculty and scientists were named “the top 2% of the world’s most cited career achievement categories that are part of the global list compiled by Stanford University in the United States.” HBKU..

Such achievements are particularly noteworthy, as HBKU is a very young university compared to other universities listed in the rankings and has a rich history of explaining numerous achievements over decades. increase.

This is in line with Qatar’s vision of pushing the boundaries of research and education. By investing in quality education, developing institutions within the Qatar Foundation, and funding valuable research projects, Qatar positions its academic institutions as one of the most famous institutions of its kind in the world. I was able to.

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Qatar University (QU) has risen in the world rankings over the last few years. According to the Quacquarelli Simmons (QS) World University Rankings 2022, it was ranked 224th internationally.

Graph showing the upward trend of QU’s global ranking over the years [Qatar University, 15th Jun 2021 Newsletter]

Qatar Development Bank Through the Qatar Education Sector report, “The education sector’s contribution to GDP increased from 1.3% in 2012-2013 to 3.3% in 2018-2019.” This is mainly due to the national goal of reform and development in the field of education.

Moreover, The Qatari government has invested 22.1 billion QARs in the education sector, which will account for 10.5% of the total budget in 2020 alone.


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