The Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad said that the Kingdom will remain strong under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, may God preserve them.

Prof. Yaghi led his KFUPM team (Prof. Zain H. Yamani, Dr. Aasif Helal, Dr. Bassem A. Al-Maythalony) and his UC Berkeley colleagues (Mr. Kyle E. Cordova, and Dr. Christopher A. Trickett), In July 2017, to publish a high-profile review in the prestigious Nature Reviews Materials journal and their work was featured on the cover. In this publication, the team discussed the prospect of using MOFs to address all aspects of the carbon dioxide cycle – from capture to regeneration and conversion.

The Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad noted the content of the dialogue, which was conducted by Bloomberg International Agency, with His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.

The Interim Committee of the Higher Education Council at its 18th meeting decided to appoint HE Dr. Nasser M. Al-Aqeeli as the Vice-Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals for Applied Research for three years.

A number of students from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) participated in the Qemam program, which was held recently in Riyadh.



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The Arab Journal of Engineering Sciences (AJSE), issued by King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and specialized in the publication of scientific and engineering researches since 1975, had accomplished significant achievements during the year 2017, the most important of which was the increase in the number of papers submitted and the increase in the influence factor (IF).

The Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, pointed that there are days in the life of nations that are a source of pride and glory, and characters who will never be forgotten by their peoples for their achievements that have changed the course of history.

The College of Computer Science and Engineering – KFUPM, and the Advanced Electronics Company held a workshop on the commercialization and marketing of patents obtained by the College on Thursday (September 13, 2018).

HOUSTON – United States and DHAHRAN - Saudi Arabia, September 11, 2018 – National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (“NESR”) (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) region, through its subsidiary, National Oil Technology Company, today signed an agreement with Dhahran Techno Valley Company (“DTVC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (“KFUPM”). The agreement calls for setting up a global center for the development of scientific research in DTVC.

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.



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.

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.

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

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.