The Systems Engineer specializes in engineering modeling and the general deployment of cybernetics and artificial intelligence concepts in the planning, design, operation and management of engineering activities especially in areas such as:
|• Information and Communication Technologies|
|• Reactor devices and processes|
|• Energy systems|
|• Engineering manufacturing processes|
|• Operations, control and monitoring of electro-mechanical devices and systems|
|• Engineering graphics, simulation and animation|
|• Risk management in engineering systems.|
It is now generally accepted that effective solutions to problems involving both society and technology must be based on broad systems point of view. Such solutions integrate the technical requirements with other increasingly important factors including social, human and political parameters. In fact, when large-scale problems are under study, few people can be expected to be fully knowledgeable in the complete span of factors and parameters, which must be considered. For such cases, inter-disciplinary teams arrive at solutions, where each member contributes his own special expertise. In order to work effectively on such teams, each member needs to be aware of the fundamental systems and design aspects of the problem.
The programme provides students with basic training and skills in analysis, designs, monitoring and control of engineering systems. The programme stresses the importance of humanistic and societal concerns as they shape the designer’s approach to solution of problems confronting the modern society. The Systems Engineer therefore strives to serve the dual needs of the society for the design of reliable and efficient systems, whilst protecting the overall integrity of the host environment.