Faculty Overview





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The faculty of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) are distinguished, and diverse. They include noted scholars, authors, sought-after consultants, and master teachers who hold advanced degrees from such prestigious world-class universities. Faculty engage students through teaching styles that range from the traditional Socratic method to interactive problem solving, from required courses to research seminars. Outside the classroom, they share their knowledge, give career advice, and provide a supportive environment.

Work-life Resources

Faculty Affairs, a division of Deanship of Faculty & Personnel Affairs, is responsible for faculty services, faculty performance evaluations, advisory services, recruitment functions and updaing the human resource databases. Data processing on information relating to currently employed faculty, such as, ratings of performance, changes in salaries, ranks, transfer of services, resignations, faculty on leaves, sabbatical, loans, scholarships, etc. The department of Faculty & Staff Services has programs to help eligible KFUPM faculty and staff with visa arrangements and passport services.


The following electronic services can be accessed through portal.

  • Banner
  • e-Business
  • Request for maintenance
  • Submit class room reservation request
  • Request network storage
  • File a complaint with customer support services
  • Check-out/Return books
  • Reserve/Renew book
  • Request a new book
  • Access library electronic resources
  • Create a new research project proposal
  • Request vehicle permit
  • Request access to High Performance Computing (HPC) services
  • Create personal homepage
  • Donate to the university endowment
  • Request software/hardware
  • Request technical support
  • Submit midterm/final grades
  • Request business trip
  • Update faculty personal information
  • Request faculty housing relocation
  • Procure/Purchase items
  • Request conference visit
  • Check telephone bills
  • Request material/consumables
  • Conduct faculty performance evaluations
  • Request official vehicle
  • Apply for teaching/computer allowance
  • Nominate/Elect members of standing committee

Important Links

University Policies

Academic and administrative functions anfordare governed by a number of official KFUPM policies, including the Faculty Handbook.

Computing Services

The Information Technology Center is the central source for information about KFUPM's technology-based tools, from software and servers to cell phones and networks. Faculty can request technical assistance from HelpDesk.

Safety and Security

The department of Safety and Security works to maintain safety and security of the University community and its properties by providing protection 24 hours a day. They also provide information about getting to and around campus and parking permits.