Dr. Thamer A. Al-Rugaib

Supervisor for Technical Affairs




1996        Ph.D. in Architecture, university of Wales at Cardiff. UK. Thesis title: Project Information, Office Automation, and quality in Building Production Process in Saudi Arabia.

1988         M. Arch. College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado at Denver, USA.

1985    B. Arch. King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)


2003 - Present        Supervisor for Technical Affairs

1997-2003               Chairman of the Architecture Department, College of Environmental Design (KFUPM).

2002-Present           Member in the Research Institute Council. KFUPM.

2001-Present         Vice-President,     Board of directors , The Arabian Society for Computer Aided  Architectural Design , Amman, Jordan

1998-99                    Consultant for Zuhair Fayez Partnership.


Research Interests

          Computer Applications in Architecture

     Consulting office automation 

      Facility Management Systems.



         Campus Planning and Development Committee                    Chairman

    Convocations, Honor and Public Events                                    Chairman

     Planning                                                                                        Vice Chairman 

      Bids and Tender                                                                           Vice Chairman

    Communication Panel                                                                    Member



2002                            Phase 1 of the Student Housing Project

2001                            Electronic Document Management System, Project & Maintenance, KFUPM

2001                            Student Housing Project

1999-2000                  Hafr-Al-Baten Community College

1998-2000                  Deployment of Shipment area in Jubail Petrochemical Company, Kemya, Jubail. Research team member.

1999                            The study of Traffic network in Hadeed Plant. Research team member.
1999                             Evaluation of the Airfield and Road Pavement network, Riyadh Airbase. Research team member.
199                            Evaluation of the Airfield and Road Pavement network, Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz Air Base, Jeddah. Research team member.

1999                            The Architectural Design of Hail Community College, KFUPM, Hail.  Leader of the Design Team.

1997                            Design of KFUPM Exhibition Center, KFUPM, Dhahran. Chairman of the design committee.

1997                            Redesigning the Rector office, KFUPM

1991                            Members in the design team of Art Sculpture in King Fahd Airport Road, Research Institute, KFUPM, Dhahran.


Short Courses

Computer Aided Modeling, Rendering and animation in Arch. & Engineering. Coordinator and Lecturer during 1992,1997,1998,1999 & 2000.

Graphic Design of Architectural and Engineering reports and proposals Lecturer , during 1998,1999 & 2000.

Facility Management, Lecturer, 1998. 2000, 2002, 2004

International recognition

              Certified Trainer:  Archibus,  Facility Management Systems

              Vice-President,     Board of directors , The Arabian Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design , Amman, Jordan