About this Bulletin
he Graduate Bulletin of King Fahd University ofPetroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) is an official publicationof the University issued by the Office of the Dean ofGraduate Studies. The current document was prepared duringthe 2001/2002 academic year and printed in the spring of2003. The contents were compiled from various inputsreceived from the academic departments and administrativeoffices throughout the University.The Bulletin provides information about graduate academicprograms and is intended to provide a helpful summary ofuniversity policies and procedures, and selected activitiesand services. Information concerning admission, academicregulations and requirements, student services, academicofferings, and a listing of the administrative officers andfaculty are included. It is hoped that the Bulletin will serveas a useful guide to faculty members, graduate students, andstaff whenever questions arise regarding the University’s rules,its graduate courses and their prerequisites, its degreerequirements, and other academic matters.The Bulletin is distributed by the Office of the Dean ofGraduate Studies, KFUPM, Dhahran, 31261, Saudi Arabia.
Dr.Youssef L. Abdel-Magid
Professor,Electrical Engineering Department,Editor, Graduate Bulletin,2003-2005