The Deanship of Research at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) is organizing the 3rd Research Day on Sunday, May 12, 2013.  This event is in continuation to the successful two earlier events organized by KFUPM to publicize the research activities of the University. The theme of the 3rd KFUPM Research Day is “University and Industry Collaboration” (U&I Collaboration). Under this theme, experts from the industry and academia are being invited to speak on the advantages of university-industry collaboration to the economy of the Kingdom.  A keynote speech will be delivered by an international speaker with vast experience in the theme of the event.  Selected faculty and researchers from the University will share their success stories on collaboration with the local and international organizations.  Representatives from Saudi Aramco and SABIC have been invited to speak on opportunities of U& I collaboration. 


An exhibition is also planned as part of this event.  The academic departments and research centers of the university and some prominent local industries will be exhibiting their research capabilities, with focus on U&I collaboration.​



The objective of organizing this event is to enable faculty, researchers, graduate students , and guests to learn about the research activities in the University and build an environment of focused and innovative research.



  • Meet and network with faculty, researchers and graduate students and explore opportunities for collaborative research.
  • Get acquainted with research activities at KFUPM in strategic areas of national importance.
  • Identify new and emerging research directions and future trends.
  • Recognize effective research methodologies, tools, and techniques used by expert researchers.
  • Support and recognize active faculty, researchers, and graduate students.