HPC Support

ITC provides a stable high performance computing environment in support of research at the university. Services include provisioning account access to our computational resources, assistance in optimizing use of those resources, and providing answers to questions about use of the resources.

In order to access the HPC cluster at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, you need a user account. The KFUPM-HPC facilities are reserved for KFUPM faculty and their research associates (including students and post-docs). Users can request access to HPC cluster at KFUPM by submitting their request on ITC E-Desk or by sending an e-mail to hpc (at) kfupm.edu.sa.

Users are requested to acknowledge their use of HPC resources in resulting publications and reports with this statement:
"The authors acknowledge the Information Technology Center at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals for providing high performance computing resources that have contributed to the research results reported within this paper."

HPC Team

High Performance Computing services at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals are supported by a functional team of Information Technology center. The team is responsible for the following: Approve applications and allocate resources by determining whether or not the system is appropriate for a project, and then assign appropriate resources for such projects from a technical point of view, without judging their contents. Manage the resources of the system to ensure their effective use. Periodically review the system usage and make any improvements on the development of the research computing services on campus.

Contact Details

013-860-1506 and 013-860-3976.
Phone support is available during working hours.

Room - 148 & 152, Building -14,
Information technology center,
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,
Dhahran-31261, Saudi Arabia.

hpc (at) kfupm.edu.sa