Planning And Development Deputyship



Dr. Zuher A. AlNasir
Deputy, P & D Deputyship

Welcome to the Deputyship of Planning and Development (P&D) in Jubail Industrial College (JIC). The Deputyship focuses on the highest level of quality in educational practices. This is being accomplished through the awareness of the importance of planning and continuous development to achieve high level of sustainable quality. The Deputyship plays a critical role to maintain the quality of curriculum, assess learning outcomes, and in planning effective and efficient utilization of resources. Due to it’s important roles, the Deputyship is considered a cornerstone upon which JIC depends on to support the KSA Vision 2030.

The Deputyship was established in 2012 (1433 AH) under the name "the Deputyship of Curriculum and Quality Assurance (CQA)". Then, in late 2019 (1440 AH), its name was changed to the Deputyship of Planning and Development (P&D) in accordance with the new organizational structure for the education sector at the Royal Commission for Jubail.

The Deputyship works collaborately across the institution, as it oversees strategic plans, quality assurance, processes of continuous improvement and academic accreditations. The Deputyship continuously strives to implement a culture of excellence throughout JIC.


To empower the college with the necessary tools for planning, development, quality assurance and performance measurement that are in line with both national and international standards to ensure the highest quality of education and training outcomes for the college. Helping to achieve the strategic objectives of the education sector at the Royal Commission in Jubail with regards to postsecondary technical education in line with the KSA Vision 2030.


  1. Prepare the college's annual budget.
  2. Prepare the college strategic and annual operational plans and follow up their implementation.
  3. Follow up operations related to college's performance indicators and benchmark with local and international institutions.
  4. Prepare plans for national/international academic accreditations and follow up their implementation.
  5. Carry out work related to planning, developing education/training programs, curricula and making local and international benchmarking.
  6. Prepare and submit the required periodic/quarterly reports to higher management.
  7. Conduct studies and prepare reports on learning outcomes and overall college performance to assist decision-making.
  8. Follow up on the implementation of memorandums of understanding and agreements between the sector with external bodies at college level.

Planning and Development Units
Contact Information

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About Me

Dr. Zuher Alnasir has been working for Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu under the education sector for more than 19 years. He obtained his BSc , MSc , and PhD, respectively, from KFUPM, Newcastle University in United Kingdom , and University of Waterloo in Canada. He is currently an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering specialized in Motors and Drives, Power and Energy , and Renewable Energy. He is registered with Publons as a reviewer of many researches in the field of Renewable Energy Systems. In addition to his teaching duties, he has been assigned in many administrative positions .  He is currently appointed as the deputy of planning and development at Jubail Industrial College.       


2016   Doctor of philosophy in Electrical Engineering (with Distinction)

          University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

2008   Master of science in Electric Power (with Distinction). 

          University of Newcastle, England, United Kingdom

2002   Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (with Honor).

          King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia



  1. Z. Alnasir, and M. Kazerani, "A small-scale standalone wind energy conversion system featuring SCIG, CSI and a novel storage integration  scheme," Journal of Renewable Energy, ELSEVIER, vol. 89, pp. 360-370, 2016.

  2. Z. Alnasir, and M. Kazerani, "An analytical literature review of stand-alone wind energy conversion system from generator viewpoint," Journal of Renewable and sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 28, issue. C, pp. 597-615, 2013.

  3. Z. Alnasir, "Inter Turn Fault Analysis of a Permanent Magnet Machine Using Finite Element," International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Volume 2 No. 6, June, 2012. 

  4. Z.Alnasir, "PMSG –Based Off-Grid Wind Energy Supply System Using Full Scale Power Converters," International Journal of Wind and Renewable Energy, Volume 1 Issue 4 (Page, 165-173), ISSN: 2277-3975. 2012. 


  1. Z. Alnasir, and M. Kazerani, "'Dynamic Average Modeling of a CSI-based Small-Scale Standalone Wind Energy Conversion System," IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference EPEC2018, Oct 10-11, 2018, Toronto, CANADA.

  2. Z. Alnasir, and M. Kazerani, "A dump load-less standalone wind energy conversion system supplying a generic load," IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference EPEC 2016, October 12-14, 2016, Ottawa, Canada.

  3. Z. Alnasir, and M. Kazerani, "Performance Comparison of Standalone SCIG and PMSG-Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems," IEEE 27th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2014, pp. 1-6.

  4. Z. Alnasir, and M. Kazerani, "Standalone SCIG-based wind energy conversion system using Z-source inverter with energy storage integration," IEEE 27th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2014, pp. 1-6.

Sept 2016 – Present : Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Jubail Industrial College
March  2022 – present : Deputy of Planning and Development at Jubail Industrial College
March 2020 – Feb 2022 : Head of Planning Section at Jubail Industrial College
Sept 2018 – Feb 2020 : Director of Electrical Power Engineering Technology Program at Jubail Industrial College
Sept 2017 – Aug 2018 : Deputy Chairman of the EEET Department at Jubail Industrial College
2021 : Certificate of Appreciation for the outstanding Contributions to the Successful Curriculum Review Project of JIC educational Programs.
2020 : Achievements Award for active role in preparation for the successful completion of JIC-ABET Accreditation Renewal Project. 
2019 : A ward Plaque in recognition for participating as a session chair at the 2019 SAUDI ROBOTICS Conference & Expo.
2017: Certificate of Appreciation from the RCJ education Sector in recognition of active research efforts in the Education Sector.
Courses and trainings

​Oct 2021: 5 days workshop in Key Performance Indicators (KPI) .
June 2021: 3 days training in Advanced Methods for Procedures Simplification.
Dec 2020 : 3 days training in Strategic Planning
May 2020: online training courses in IOT, Data Analysis, and the digitized Grid, Executive Planning, Job performance management, Work Ethics, change management, motivating employees, and administrative supervision.
June 2019:  5 days training in Energy Management Essentials, London, UK.
March 2019: 12 hours training in Outcomes of Programs and Courses by NCAAA.
July 2018: 5-day solar PV design & Installation Workshop, Manitoba , Canada.
May 2018: 14 hours training in Instructional Design Principles for Adult Learning Online and in the Classroom by IACET.
Jan 2018: training in Quality Management System (ISO 9001”2015) fundamentals and Principles.
Sept 2017: 5-days training on Generator technology, Grid connection, Wind generator, Photovoltaic, HVDC Transmission, Protection and Smart Grid at Lucass-Nuelle Training Center, Germany.
Aug 2017: 5 days training in Electrical Distribution Systems by EPIC, Canada.