Ranking for Computer Science & Electronics in King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
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Website : http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/default.aspx
|Established : 1953|
The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by May 10th 2021.
This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals. There is a total of 1 scholars with h-index >=40 included with 0 of them also being listed in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for leading scientists in King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is 40 with a mean value for the h-index of 40.00. The total sum for the DBLP publications for leading scientists in King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is 81 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 81.00.
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Facts About King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) is a leading public university located in the city of Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. It is one of the 21 universities in Saudi Arabia that form the backbone of the higher education system in the country. It is regulated by the country’s Council of Higher Education and supervised by the Ministry of Higher Education.
The university came into existence as the College of Petroleum and Minerals (CPM) on September 23, 1963, by a Royal Decree. One year later, the university enrolled its first batch of 67 students. Several key events took place and by 1971, the institution held its first graduation ceremony, when four engineering students received their baccalaureate degrees.
In 1975, the institution changed its name to the University of Petroleum and Minerals and adopted a new academic status. In 1986, it was renamed King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and since then, it has grown tremendously to become one of the best in Saudi Arabia. According to the American National Academy of Inventors report in 2019, KFUPM was ranked fourth amongst the top 100 institutions granted US Utility Patents. It also ranks as one of the top 186 universities in the world.
KFUPM was created to produce competent professionals in the petroleum and minerals fields that would propel Saudi Arabia as the chief source of the world’s energy. To meet this objective and contribute to the national economy and promote visionary leadership, KFUPM adopts advanced training in engineering, science, business, and management. And amongst Saud’s universities, its engineering and petroleum programs are the most highly regarded.
The academic organization of the institution comprises a preparatory year program, eight undergraduate academic colleges, and a Deanship of the graduate program. The colleges and deanship are divided into 33 academic departments. The Preparatory Year Program offers bridging courses to help students who fail the qualifying exam and those with low secondary school grades enter their colleges of choice.
In total, the university offers 83 undergraduate and postgraduate programs of study. The eight academic colleges offer 32 undergraduate degree programs. In addition, there are 24 fields under the Deanship of graduate studies and nine specializations under the Doctoral schools. Together, the Deanship of graduate studies and Doctoral school offer 51 postgraduate programs of studies.
To facilitate world-class research, KFUPM has seven research centers, each with their own labs and sections. The research centers are the hub for all applied research activities and are recognized for fostering innovation and helping solve critical technical and scientific problems.
At present, the university is home to over 10,000 undergraduate students and more than 1,500 postgraduate students. Meanwhile, there are more than 1,100 faculty members which represents a student to faculty ratio of 12:1, plus there are over 2,000 staff members. Since its inception, KFUPM has produced more than 39,000 graduates who mostly work in the oil and gas industry, academics, and government and public services.Read Less...