The Deanship of
Scientific Research (DSR) at King Fahd University of Petroleum &
Minerals (KFUPM) was originally established as part of the Deanship
of Graduate Studies in the year 2000, and then became an independent
Deanship in September, 2005. The DSR is responsible for the
planning, management, promotion and support of research activities
that are carried out by the academic departments.
To establish conducive
research environment and support that enable KFUPM take an international
leadership role in innovative and quality research in cutting edge
knowledge and technologies in key areas of significant socio-economic
a stimulating environment and continuous support that empowers KFUPM
faculty and researchers to enhance its national, regional and
international leadership in quality research and scholarly activities in
science, engineering, management and other related fields of significant
importance to the Kingdom and worldwide.