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1 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Since 1963
2 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia KFUPM LOCATIONCity of DhahranEastern ProvinceKingdom of Saudi ArabiaDhahran
3 KFUPM LOCATIONKFUPM is located in Dhahran, between the headquarters of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (SAUDI ARAMCO) and the Dhahran Air Base. It is situated on top of the geologic dome, or anticline, where the first petroleum was discovered in Dammam Well No. 7, located about half a kilometer from the campus. A number of producing oil wells were at one time actually on University land
4 KFUPM LOCATION The campus is situated near the Arabian Gulf. About 7 km from the town of Al-Khobar.The port city of Dammam, capital of the Eastern Province, is only 20 km away.The oil refinery at Ras Tanura is 70 km from the campus.The island of Bahrain, an independent kingdom some 35 km from the Saudi coastline, can be seen from the campus during clear weather.The oil-producing town of Abqaiq is located 70 km west.the ancient oasis of Al-Hasa is situated about 130 km south of the University campus.
5 KFUPM Campuses Dhahran Campus (Main Campus). Dammam Community College. Hail Community College.Hafr Al-Batin Community College.
6 Organization at a glance Date of Establishment: 1963Language of Instruction: EnglishInstructional model: Semester credit-hour systemAcademic Organization & Programs:6 Colleges22 Departments53 Degree Programs (BS, MS, ME, MAcc, MBA, & Ph.D.)Faculty and Students:Above 900 faculty members (from 5 continents)Above 8500 students (including 512 grads)
8 College Of Sciences (CS) at a glance Five DepartmentsChemistryEarth SciencesIslamic & Arabic StudiesMathematical SciencesPhysics 100 T&R Laboratories 140 Faculty Members (+ 40 lecturers) 500 papers by CS faculty in reputed intl. journals or series (SCI/ISI Proceeding) for last 5 years
10 COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (CS) Faculty17Nationalities
11 Journal Publications 174 Technical Reports 13 Books/Manual 04 Research COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (CS) PUBLICATIONSJournal Publications 174Technical Reports 13Books/Manual 04Research
12 Seminars by Dept. Fac. Given Outside the Dept 4 COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (CS) PUBLICATIONS52Weekly Scientific Talks 22Math Education Seminars 16Seminars by Outside Speakers 06Seminars by Students 8ResearchSeminars by Dept. Fac. Given Outside the Dept 4
13 COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (CS) Lecture Series and Short Courses 2 Lec. Ser SCNonlinear AnalysisIntr. to Commutative AlgebraSpace-Time FoliationsResearch
14 COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (CS) Computing Facilities Computer Lab for teaching (35 P3)Computer Room for FacultyPrinting facilitiesFacilities
15 Mathematical Sciences Department Faculty Research interests Algebra and Number TheoryAnalysisApplied Math and Differential EquationsGeometry, Topology and Graph TheoryNumerical Analysis and OptimizationStatistics.
16 Major Equipment … Mathematical Sciences Math LibraryThree pc laboratoriesOne open-access pc laboratory (equipped with powerful machines that run such programs as Macsyma, Mathcad, Mathematica, Maple, Matlab, etc.).
17 Mathematical Sciences Department Common Basic Courses MATH Preparatory Mathematics IMATH Preparatory Mathematics IIMATH Calculus IMATH Calculus IIMATH Finite MathematicsMATH Applied CalculusMATH Calculus IIIMATH Elements of Differential EquationsMATH Introduction to Differential Equations & Linear AlgebraMATH Methods of Applied MathematicsMATH Engineering MathematicsSTAT Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists.
18 New (proposed) Program Master of Science in Industrial MathematicsModelingReal world problemIdentify criteriaFormulate mathematical equationMethodsSearch / Survey / Develop / Modify /ApplyComputer SimulationComputer codes
19 OPEN ACADEMIC POSITIONS Math Learning CenterDep. of Mathematical Sciences3) Senior TutorPhD in Mathematics or Mathematics Education4) TutorMA, M.Sc or MEd in Mathematics or Mathematics Education5) Courseware developerMaster or BS in math with strong background in computingMaster or BS in computer sciences or related field with strong back ground in math.1) ProfessorA PhD in Mathematics or Statistics2) LecturerM.A/ M.Sc. in Mathematics or Statistics
20 BENEFITS TO FACULTY Two-year renewable contracts Competitive salary based on qualifications and experienceAir ticket to Dammam on appointmentFree furnished air-conditioned on campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenanceAssistance with local tuition fees for school-age dependent childrenAnnual repatriation air tickets for up to four personsLocal transportation allowanceTwo months paid summer leaveEnd-of-service gratuityKFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and a dental clinic, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities and a recreation center.
21 BENEFITS TO FACULTYDuring the year, faculty can get extra money by working at:Extra teaching at the Community College.Extra teaching at the Diploma Program.Research fund from KFUPM.Research fund from local organizations: ARAMCO, SABIC, KACST.In the Summer, faculty can enjoy the vacation in his home country or work and gain double payment.
22 FACULTY HOUSINGThe housing units provided by the University as residences for faculty and eligible staff are considered to be a special benefit offered to them rather than an earned right. The University will normally hand over assigned houses to the faculty and staff in a condition ready for occupancy after comprehensive maintenance of utilities, furniture and appliances. Each house shall contain the standard furniture according to established lists prepared by the Housing & Office Services Department.
23 RECREATION CENTER & BEACH KFUPM has a recreation center in the service of its faculty and their families including: swimming pool, gym, cafeteria, library…etcKFUPM has its private beach on the Arabia Gulf for faculty and their families.
24 MIDICAL CLINICThe KFUPM medical clinic provides all essential medical treatments to faculty and students.
25 KFUPM LIBRARIES350,000 books + 553,000 items available in other formats1,500 periodicals (586 are full-text accessible on-line)17 professional on-line databases (in sciences & technology)
26 KFUPM LIBRARIESMain KFUPM library has an available floor space of nearly 7000 square meters. It is an "open stack" library, allowing users free access to its resources.The current collection of books and bound periodicals totals over 328,000 volumes, 32% in Science, 21% in Engineering, 24% in Humanities, and 23% in Social Sciences.The Library has over 23,000 volumes in Arabic and over 300,000 volumes in English, and also subscribes to approximately 1,500 periodical titles.There are some 490,000 research reports on microfiche and 63,000 documents in other media, including more than 25,000 educational films and 38,000 reels of journal back issues on microfilm.Audiovisual materials are provided through a well-equipped AV department with a collection consisting principally of motion pictures, filmstrips, videotapes, and audiocassettes.
27 Information Technology Center (ITC) An IBM RS/6000 (7015-R24) UNIX serverA state-of-the-art Enterprise Server IBMFull-scale Enterprise Network where all University servers, PC labs, workstation labs and office PCs are inter-connected
28 RESEARCH INSTITUTEThe RI is actively engaged in contract research with government agencies and industry
30 DEANSHIP OF ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT Enable faculty to reach their full potential in teaching and research and also advice the University to enhance its academic programs, facilities and processes to the best available quality standards.
31 DEANSHIP OF ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT Teaching and Learning CenterTo provide opportunities for the faculty development in teaching for the purpose of the enhancement of students’ learning at the university.Program Assessment CenterTo promote university-wide culture of assessment towards developing quality education that copes with new technological changes and meets industry needs.e-learning CenterThe e-learning Center is engaged in providing a number of services to the the university community in order to achieve its goals. Following is a list of services and activities currently being offered by the center related to e-learning at KFUPM.
41 Application …Check List Application formDegree certificatesTranscripts (undergraduate & graduate)Three recommendation lettersTOEFL & GRE scoresOne page summary outlining previous research and/or practical experienceAbstract of the MS thesis (for Ph.D. applicants)