Motto:- Service Through Technology

Welcome Message from the Dean

The Faculty of Engineering was established in 1962 as one of the four pioneering Faculties of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. This is with a vision to train high level technical manpower to advance the technological development of the then northern region, Nigeria as whole as well as make global impact. The faculty provide you with a platform to leverage on your ingenuity and creativity to solve problems bedeviling mankind.
Over the years, the faculty has grown from three to nine academic Departments offering courses leading to the award of Bachelors, Master and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Departments are:

• Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
• Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Electrical and Computer Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
• Water Resources & Environmental Engineering

In line with global trend and the need of our society today, two new undergraduate programs in Automotive and Mechatronics Engineering were approved for take-off in the 2016/2017 session with preparation reaching advanced stage for the approval of the Industrial and Systems Engineering program. We, therefore, invite you to take this opportunity and be one of our pioneering student.
The faculty members work in teams across disciplines confronting problems that are multidisciplinary in nature. It play host to two professorial chairs: the Shell and the Petroleum Technology Development Fund Chairs. These research groups have recorded breakthroughs leading to patents in the field of Oil and Gas. Also, the NLNG donated sets of analytical equipment to the faculty worth millions of dollars which is currently being housed in the NLNG multi user laboratory in the New Engineering Complex (old CADD building). Obviously this will enable the faculty undertake research at the cutting edge of knowledge and make break through inventions. Whether you are a prospective student, researcher or industrial collaborator, avail yourself of the opportunities that abound in our academic departments.

Prof. Abubakar Ismail
Dean Faculty of Engineering


To Advance the frontiers of knowledge, break new grounds through teaching, research and Community Services by delivering value added information knowledge and wisdom.


To become a world class Faculty of Engineering that can compete favourably with the best engineering Faculty in the world through teaching, research and community service.