The 17th Summer Enrichment Program for the Gifted at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) was concluded on Thursday, August 2, 2018 with a closing ceremony attended by His Excellency the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Dr. Mohammad Saad Al-Homoud.
The ceremony included a scientific exhibition in which students presented their scientific projects and also briefed to the visitors about the scientific concept through some practical demonstrations. The Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mohammed ben Saad Al-Hamoud listened to the students' presentation on their projects and commended their efforts during the program and wished them success in their career.
The students gave tribute to the supervisors whose dedication was pivotal to the success of the Program as well as they thanked the University for its hospitality.
During the ceremony, the winners and enrichment units of the program were honored, and all students who participated in the program were awarded certificates of appreciation.
The closing ceremony was attended by the Dean of College of Engineering Sciences, Dr. Mesfer M. Al-Zahrani, a number of KFUPM faculty members, parents and a large number students and visitors.
During the ceremony, the Program Director, Dr. Wail Sulaiman Falath, said that the summer enrichment program for this year is a continuation of a series of successes and we got benefit from the previous experience and further we continue to develop for the better.
It is worth mentioning that the activities of the summer scientific forum for the gifted, hosted by the University, started on Saturday 14 July 2018 and lasted for three weeks with the participation of 160 gifted students from different regions of the Kingdom.
The program aims to enrich students in the fields of science and engineering which helps them to implement their ideas, skills, methods of thinking and practice in a scientific and practical way, as well as to train the participants for using the methodology of scientific research in an academic environment that stimulate their creative thinking.