The establishment of the laboratory was concurrent with the overall transmission of the current building in 2009, where it has been used as computers lab to serve a number of subjects in the B.Sc. program. The laboratory has been developed recently through the completion of networking to fulfill the requirements of the subjects served. The total capacity of the standard lab is 24 students with one computer for each student. It is possible to accommodate 30 students such that some computers are shared
The lab serves the following purposes, these are:
- Training the students to apply the software programs they learned in the following subjects practically: Networks and Internet technology, database, control and digital signal processing. The training includes the following software packages like OPNET PNET, NETSIM, BOSON, PROLOG, and MATLAB.
- Implementing the graduation projects of the fourth year students in the multimedia applications.