Journal of King Saud University was the first university journal issued in Saudi Arabia, It started on 1377H/1957 G. with single-issue presenting research of staff members. Due to the increase in numbers of staff members each college issue its own journal. Art College was the first followed by Science, Administration, Agriculture, Engineering, and Education. An engineering journal called “Journal of Engineering Science “started in 1975G as a biannual journal. It continues until all journal return as Journal of king Saud University with sub-specialization in a different field. The name of our journal changed to “Journal of King Saud University (Engineering Science) JKSUES” in 1989.
The editorial Board of the journal is now headed by Prof. Anis Hamza Fakeeha (editor in chief) and involve the following members; Prof. Mohamed E. Ali (Mechanical Eng. Dept.), Prof. Nadeem Ahsan Siddiqui (Civil Eng. Dept.), Prof. Ahmad Fauzi Bin Abas (Electrical Eng. Dept.), Dr. Lotfi Bujemaa Ibrahim Hidri (Industrial Eng. Dept.) and Dr. Aref A. Lashin (Petroleum and Natural Gas Eng. Dept.). The journal was published biannually by University press until it was hosted and published by the international publisher (Elsevier) in 2011 G. Many special issues were published by the journal, among them the latest Special issue published for civil Engineering “Use of Recycled and Waste Materials in Construction” in July 2021. The number of issues increased to eight issues yearly starting from January 2020 and also the journal now appears in electronic form on science direct. The journal was later listed among the list of SCOPUS Indexing and heading towards Clarivate "Emerging Source Citation Indexing".
The journal used the latest method to speed up reviewing and tracking papers and similarity checkup The Editorial Board would like to thank authors and reviewers for their contribution to the journal from the University and all over the world and will be happy to receive any comments/contribution.