The 17th Summer Enrichment Program for the Gifted at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) was concluded on Thursday, August 2, 2018 in the former building of the preparatory year with a closing ceremony attended by His Excellency the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Dr. Mohammad Saad Al-Homoud.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals offers postdoctoral fellowships with the support of the Ministry of Education. Areas of specialization include Renewable Energy, Petrochemical Research, Environmental Advanced Materials, and Characterization of Nanostructured Materials.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) has announced job opportunities for female PhD holders as a part of its faculty needs of both genders. All academic ranks for a large number of scientific disciplines are needed, such as professors, associate professors and assistant professors.

The University try to ensure that summer period is not less intensive than winter. In addition to the Summer Semester, summer at KFUPM is filled with activities such as the summer enrichment program for the gifted, summer evening program, summer program for intermediate and secondary school students and the summer community center program.



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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) has announced job opportunities for female PhD holders as a part of its faculty needs of both genders. All academic ranks for a large number of scientific disciplines are needed, such as professors, associate professors and assistant professors.

Sipchem has launched its innovation club ‘Sipchem Tech’ at Dhahran Techno Valley – King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran ,on Sunday July 16th 2018, with the aim of building the capabilities of the youth in various fields, including artificial intelligence (AI), programming, 3D printing and robotics. During his tour, HRH Prince Saud viewed the technical and laboratory equipment provided by Sipchem. Sipchem Tech, the first of its kind in the region, is a platform that combines education and technical innovation.

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals announced the acceptance results for the next academic year 1439/1440 AH, and revealed that the combined ratio required for admission was 91. This ratio was determined by calculating 20% of the secondary certificate score, 30% of the Aptitude Test and 50% of the Achievement test. The three scores combined in one grade and accordingly all those who obtained a grade equals to (91) or more were accepted.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) organized a Greetings ceremony for its members at 8:00 am on Sunday 24 June 2018.

On Sunday, 28th January 2018, His Excellency Dr. Khalid S. Al-Sultan, Rector of the University, received the U.S. Consul General Rachna S. Korhonen.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) has been able to enter the top ten universities in the world in the number of patents granted by the US Patent Office. KFUPM attained the seventh place worldwide after filing 183 patents in 2017, surpassing a number of prestigious universities such as Harvard College and California Institute of Technology.



The Information and Communications Technology Centre (ICTC) organized the ‘ICTC Projects of 2017’ event on 5th February 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm in the Auditorium of Building No. 20 to celebrate the successful completion of its 2017 projects. The aim of the event was to share the lessons learned by the Project Managers to enhance the success of future projects and avoid making the same mistakes in future, and to acknowledge the efforts of the ICTC Project Managers and Team Members who contributed to the success of the projects.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) has been able to enter the top ten universities in the world in the number of patents granted by the US Patent Office. KFUPM attained the seventh place worldwide after filing 183 patents in 2017, surpassing a number of prestigious universities such as Harvard College and California Institute of Technology.

On Thursday, 4th January 2018, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) and Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) signed the agreement "KFUPM-SABIC Entrepreneurship Program for Manufacturing and Industrial Projects”.

Development of technology for managing CO2 emissions from stationary and mobile sources Development of carbon-free burners using ceramic membranes A new technology to get rid of carbon dioxide emission using chemical loop combustion (CLC) Trying to understand the impact of pulling loads of oil from the ground on geological strata and reservoir rocks Monitoring CO2 leakage from geological deposits by surface geophysical methods



King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) has been able to enter the top ten universities in the world in the number of patents granted by the US Patent Office. KFUPM attained the seventh place worldwide after filing 183 patents in 2017, surpassing a number of prestigious universities such as Harvard College and California Institute of Technology.

Since its inception, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) had graduated a number of pioneering leaders who have had a significant impact on national development with high levels of quality and excellence. Moreover, the University made great contributions to national research, studies and community service. The University achievements are a result of the great support it received from our wise government, in addition to a number of factors adopted by the university.

His Royal Highness Prince Ahmed bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Deputy Prince of the Eastern Province, expressed his pride in what he saw at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. "We are proud to have this level of a national university in the Eastern Province and in the Kingdom," he said.

On Sunday, 24th December 2017, His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, chairs the meeting the BOD of KFUPM Research & Academic Programs Support Fund "KFUPM ENDOWMENT" at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

On Tuesday 14th November 2017 and under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, Al Fozan Academy for the development of nonprofit organization leaders celebrates the inauguration of its headquarter at KFUPM.

On Thursday 26th April 2018, and during the 48th graduation ceremony, His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, congratulated the graduates of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and their families and wished them success in their professional life. The ceremony, which was held in the stadium, included the university graduates in the first semester, the expected graduates in the second semester, and the summer semester. The were a total number of 1404 graduates, including 1051 with a Bachelor’s degree, 293 with Master’s degree and 60 graduates with a PhD degree.