Vision & Mission

The new Interdisciplinary Research Center on Intelligent Manufacturing and Robotics aims to transform the field of manufacturing through a unique combination of expertise from various disciplines. It has the mission to realize the vision of Industry 4.0 leading to zero-waste and zero-defect product. Also, to develop cloud manufacturing platform for multiple manufacturing machines and client services. It is expected to innovate, with viable solutions, through research and collaboration with industry. In this research center, we are committed to continuous improvement, learning new technologies and continuing to serve the national plans and the international community.

Research Themes

Vibration Control of Robotic Str...

Production Performance & ROI

Ethics & Social Impact of IMR

Digital Twin Manufacturing & Ind...



Up-to-date CNC Machine-tools 3 and 5 axes

Rapid Prototyping facilities with 3D printers

Latest News

Attending COM 2023 in Toronto (Canada)
21 Aug 2023 @ 08:00 AM

Dr. Syed Suhail Akhtar has participated in the 62nd Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2023)...

Visiting IMMENSA company in Dammam
06 Sep 2023 @ 08:00 AM

Visiting IMMENSA company in 2nd Industrial City 2 at Dammam

Visit by Mawhiba female students
03 Aug 2023 @ 10:00 AM

IRC IMR has received a visit of about 40 female students from Mawhiba...

Findings on Technology
26 May 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Findings on technology reported by investigators at IRC IMR KFUPM: The blended future of automati...


IRC IMR 3rd Annual Workshop
23 Aug 2023 @ 09:50 AM
Dhahran Techno Valley

The IMR has successfully conducted the third annual research workshop at DTV from 23rd to 24th Au...

Robotics in Intelligent Manufacturing: Res...
01 Mar 2023 @ 06:00 PM
Le Meridien, Al Khobar

Prof. Samir Mekid presented at Technical Dinner Meeting of Saudi Arabian International Chemical S...

Trends in Intelligent Manufacturing and Ro...
23 Mar 2022 @ 09:00 AM
Online via Zoom

A forum organized by IRC-IMR titled "Trends in Intelligent Manufacturing and Robotics"