On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, KFUPM signed five agreements for marketing a number of its research products and patents with four international and local companies. The event marks a milestone in the history of the University and signifies the beginning of the second stage of the University’s innovation strategy that represents commercialization and marketing of the technologies produced by the University by transforming them into economic outputs and technical products.

The Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, stated that the organization of the eighth forum for non-profit sector confirms that the University has always been aware of the requirements of its role in serving the community. KFUPM recognizes that its duty requires enhancing the role of non-profit work, and enable it to achieve greater impact, based on the Saudi Vision 2030, and its emphasis on building a strong and influential non-profit sector which participate in achieving the development objectives.

Many countries have targeted to shift their transportation mode to electric vehicle in order to meet Paris Agreement, to maintain the rise of global temperature lower than 2 oC. Consequently, the demand of crude oil for transportation will be reduced. Chemicals, according to IEA (the International Energy Agency), will consume more than a third of the growth in world oil demand in the coming 10 years.

Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, a researcher at Center for Refining & Petrochemicals of the Research Institute was invited to present his innovative work on “Hydrogen Production via Thermo Neutral Reforming of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels” at the Air Products Industrial Gases Technology Symposium held at The Dhahran Techno Valley (DTV), KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia during November 6-7, 2018.

On Sunday 11th November 2018, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed an agreement with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) to study potential opportunities for research and development, promoting the training programs for KFUPM students at ADNOC and grant the Company’s employees admission to graduate programs at KFUPM.

On Monday morning, 12th November 2018, Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals organized the Open Day for Employment. This activity was set to run over four days and was organized with the cooperation of leading public and private organizations and companies. A number of university officials and representatives of the participating parties attended the opening ceremony, which was held at the Exhibition Center (Building 54).



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On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, KFUPM signed five agreements for marketing a number of its research products and patents with four international and local companies. The event marks a milestone in the history of the University and signifies the beginning of the second stage of the University’s innovation strategy that represents commercialization and marketing of the technologies produced by the University by transforming them into economic outputs and technical products.

The Center of Research Excellence in Nanotechnology (CENT) at KFUPM organized, at the beginning of this semester, its Students Mentorship Program (SMP). The general objective of this 12 week program is to prepare undergraduate students, preferably in their orientation to sophomore years, to appreciate the concepts, tools, and activities common to research conducted at CENT.

Synthesis of advanced high-purity materials is imperative for the industrial growth and development as such materials can be utilized in electro-optical nano-devices, photovoltaic cells, energy-storage devices and catalysts for green fuel synthesis. All these initiatives have a strong impact on the socio-economic growth of the country, especially for the Vision 2030.

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) and King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) signed a partnership agreement to explore opportunities for cooperation in the development of research programs related to the desalination industry through the use of the promising techniques based on membrane and thermal technologies.

The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (AJSE) is a research journal covering Science and Engineering subjects published since 1975. It is owned by King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and published by the prestigious international publisher, Springer-Nature, Germany. Based on the feedbacks from authors, reviewers, editors and other sources, the AJSE seems to be the best multi-disciplinary journal in the region.

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.



On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, KFUPM signed five agreements for marketing a number of its research products and patents with four international and local companies. The event marks a milestone in the history of the University and signifies the beginning of the second stage of the University’s innovation strategy that represents commercialization and marketing of the technologies produced by the University by transforming them into economic outputs and technical products.

The Center of Research Excellence in Nanotechnology (CENT) at KFUPM organized, at the beginning of this semester, its Students Mentorship Program (SMP). The general objective of this 12 week program is to prepare undergraduate students, preferably in their orientation to sophomore years, to appreciate the concepts, tools, and activities common to research conducted at CENT.

Synthesis of advanced high-purity materials is imperative for the industrial growth and development as such materials can be utilized in electro-optical nano-devices, photovoltaic cells, energy-storage devices and catalysts for green fuel synthesis. All these initiatives have a strong impact on the socio-economic growth of the country, especially for the Vision 2030.

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”.



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.

KFUPM Mall has become a center of attraction for all students where many of them enjoy their leisure time after their classes. This has become so popular that it remains jam-packed with students during the weekends because of the wide range of facilities from Bowling Alley to Barber shop all under one roof. There is a variety of restaurants, coffee shops, supermarket and other entertainment facilities all combined in one modern state of the art building.

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