Nov 13 – 15, 2023
King Fahd Conference Center, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA
Asia/Riyadh timezone


SCOPE is a first-of-a-kind technical conference in the kingdom that will host world-renowned researchers and scientists to exchange their research and ideas to foster nuclear research and development.

This conference will welcome the submission of full-length technical papers, which will be peer-reviewed and published. All authors will present their papers in English. The accepted papers will be given a specific time for an oral presentation, including Q&As. At least one author is required to register for the conference.



  1. Nuclear Thermal-hydraulics
  2. Reactor Physics
  3. Nuclear Materials
  4. Fuel Cycle and Waste Management
  5. Education and Training
  6. Safety and Severe Accidents
  7. Fusion and Advanced Reactors
  8. Research Reactors
  9. Nuclear Applications and Radiation Processing
  10. Student Competition


Best paper awards: Three best papers will be selected.

Young author award: An award will be presented for the best paper prepared by a first author aged no more than 35 years. Candidates are requested to indicate their intent to participate in the contest when submitting their contribution.

Best poster awards: Three best posters will be selected.

Student competition: Open to undergrad and grad students. Candidates will be requested to present 5 mins elevated pitch about their research work - three awards.



The abstract submission is limited to 300 words.

The full-length paper is limited to 8 pages.

Selected papers will be published in the special issue of the Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering – Springer Nature (IF: 2.807).



Mechanical Engineering Department

College of Engineering and Physics

KFUPM Institute for Knowledge Exchange

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals



Steering Committee Chair

Technical Organizing Committee Chair

Conference Coordination Chair

  • Ali Ahmad Al-Shaikhi, KFUPM, KSA
  • Mohammed Antar, KFUPM, KSA
  • Fahad Alzahrani, KFUPM, KSA

General Chairs: 

Honorary Chairs

Technical Program Chairs

  • Afaque Shams, KFUPM, KSA
  • Khaled Al-Athel, KFUPM, KSA
  • Yassin Hassan, Texas A&M, USA
  • Emilio Baglietto, MIT, USA
  • Andreas Pautz, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Iztok Tiselj JSI, Slovenia
  • Annalisa Manera, ETH, Switzerland
  • Tomasz Kwiatkowski, NCBJ, Poland



King Fahd Conference Center, KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA
KFUPM, Schools Rd, Building 60
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