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Computer & Engineering Studies

The Computer & Engineering Studies Division provides students with the knowledge and hands-on skills to immediately secure a job in this challenging and exciting field. Taught by industry professionals and utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, our cutting-edge programs engage students in hands-on training right away, accelerating their learning and providing a competitive advantage upon entering the field.

Biomedical Equipment Engineering

Prepare for a challenging career troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and calibrating sophisticated biomedical equipment.

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Computer Science

Train as a software engineer and take advantage of the immense opportunities in the exciting field of information technology.

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Computer-Aided Design

Develop the skills to turn your mechanical designs into machine ready diagrams.

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Computer Support Engineering

Develop the technical and problem-solving skills needed to troubleshoot, upgrade, and repair a variety of computing devices.

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Learn basic engineering principles and design to prepare you for a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines.

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Professor Abbas Abduhlmalik

Abbas Abdulmalik

Program Manager, Computer Science 

Professor Abdulmalik is an Egyptian-American, born and raised in Philadelphia who graduated from the prestigious Central High School of Philadelphia, and went on to study Engineering Physics at Cornell University. After several years of exploring his interests, he changed his major and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Thomas Edison State College.

After working in industry at General Electric’s Space Division in King of Prussia, and at SolaVolt International in Newark Delaware, Abbas discovered his real passion was teaching. Abbas joined P.I.T. in 1992 to teach electronics and microcomputers. In 1999 he co-founded netX, Inc., a computer consulting company, and left P.I.T. for several years to help run the company.

Abbas returned to P.I.T. in 2004, and has played a key role in modernizing P.I.T.’s Computer Science curriculum. His current obsession is teaching students to build their own apps!