The graduate program in the Department of Construction Engineering & Management (CEM) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals has been in existence since 1984. The objective of the program is to provide an in-depth coverage of all established disciplines of construction engineering & management such as construction organization and contracts, project management and control, construction methods, cost engineering etc.
It is designed to prepare new graduates for professional careers and to enhance the knowledge and skills of those already practicing the discipline. In the program, the theoretical aspects of the discipline are interwoven with the practical ones so as to provide the synergy necessary for the student to have the option of pursuing as academic and/or professional career in the construction industry. The program offers two options, one leading to Master of Science and the other leading to Master of Engineering degrees.
The CEM program has eight faculty members, seven holding Ph.Ds and one M.S in Construction Engineering and Management. During the last few years, the student population in the program has averaged around sixty students, the majority of whom are practicing engineers working for various public and private organizations.
Vision and Mission
The mission of the department is to enhance knowledge and practice of the construction industry through integrated education, research, and community service, to conduct and promote scientific research and its application for the advancement of construction industry, disseminate new knowledge through publications, conferences, seminars and workshops.