To uplift the economy of Hazara region by skilling graduates for the extraction and processing of materials and minerals. Institute will promote and develop advanced engineering knowledge and applications to help industry in meeting existing and new challenges.


The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining Engineering (IMMME) at the Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST) was founded in 2021 to meet the current need of the region to explore, promote and exploit the potential of materials and minerals through engineering, and technology. This institute is situated in Havelian (Abbottabad-KPK) along the route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Inception of the institute not only carries the vision of producing state-of-the-art engineers to meet both national and international needs of professional human resource, but also to establish skill development center and commercial laboratories for materials, mining, and mineral processing industries.

We are an early learning academy focused on social-emotional development and early literacy and numeracy. Our students walk out with the character and confidence to make their mark in the world, equipped with the knowledge and real-world skills that take them way ahead in the industry they may serve.

IMMME at a Glance
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE)

DMSE is focused on educating and training the youth of the region to enable them to add value to raw materials hidden in the region and making them usable for the needs of the region and exporting them help economic growth.

Department of Minerals and Mining Engineering (DMME)

DMME is all about education and training related to understanding of rich minerals resources in the region and ways to extract them economically to help the comumnity in several different ways which have never been practiced.

Common Facility Center (CFC)

This center is a unique aspect of IMMME to provide training, testing sevices, consultancy espceially to local small and medium scale industry so that they can excel professoinally and compete with giant competitors and enhance export products.

We aim at inspiring our students to dream big, learn more, do great, and become best in their respective journeys of professional life.

Engr. Dr. Ijaz Ali — Head of Institute

Curriculum Overview

IMMME aims at offering all our students a broad and balanced curriculum that provides rewarding and stimulating activities to prepare them for the best learning experience and quality professional life.

Engineering Foundation

Understanding the basic of engineering and equipping the graduates with the understanding of latest and stated of the art technology.

Management Sciences

Giving wings to the future mangers who’d like to take it up as a leadership role or to engage in social entrepreneurship.


The study of human behavior, ethics, improving communication skills, and more.


The study that encourages scientific reasoning, discoveries and inventions.


Understanding the game of numbers and logic to solve real-world problems.


Hands-on experience with the latest programming practices and algorithms to solve complex engineering problems excellently.

Our Co-curricular Activities


Our students are passionate about sports and athletics and have the freedom to choose the one they like and wish to take up.

In-house Publications

We have several writers who are encouraged to come up with creations that are regularly published in our in-house magazines.

Competition & Mentoring

With the help of our expert faculty members and professionals from industry on board, we take pride in training our students professionally via career councelling, technical competitions, project exhibitions, mentoring sessions, and more.

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News and Events

Board of Studies, 22-03-2022

Second meeting of Board of Studies (BoS) of IMMME was held on 22Mar. 2022. The meeting was presided by VC/Prof. Dr. Tahir Irfan Khan and attended by members of BoS. The board reviewed the curriculum for BS and MS degree programs and advised the team of IMMME on responding to PEC for different accreditation related matters.

Board of Studies, 13-01-2022

First meeting of Board of Studies (BoS) of IMMME was held on 13Jan. 2022. The meeting was chaired by VC/Professor Dr. Tahir Irfan Khan and attended by members of BoS. The board reviewed the curriculum and related documents and submitted their suggestions to IMMME curriculum committee for improvements.

Industrial Advisory Board, 15-01-2022 

First Meeting of Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) of IMMME was held on and was chaired by VC/Professor Dr. Tahir Irfan Khan and attended by member of IAB. The board discussed thoroughly about the establishment of IMMME, CFC and development of linkages between industry and IMMME. The fruitful discussion paved the way for devising a plan of action for IMMME by assuring full support of industry.

Visit to PAF-IAST, 04-11-2021

Dr.-Ing. Waseem Amin and Dr. Mohsin Hassan Saeed from IMMME-AUST visited Dr. Abdul Mateen, Chairman of Department of Materials Science and Engineering  at PAF-IAST Mang, Haripur and also met with his faculty members to discuss about current academic activities and future collaboration plans in relation to materials engineering programs at AUST and PAF-IAS