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New director of WDRC appointed

Professor TorOve Leiknes has been appointed the new director of the Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC). READ MORE

KAUST Celebrates Fifth Commencement Ceremony

KAUST celebrates the graduation of 38 Ph.D. and 121 master's degree candidates at the University's Commencement ceremony on December 12.

Volcano eruption in Iceland helps expand research

KAUST researchers have the rare chance to conduct ground measurements and field observations during an ongoing magma intrusion. READ MORE

APPLY: Deadline for fall applications is Jan. 1, 2015

We are currently accepting M.S. and Ph.D. applications for Fall 2015 until January 1, 2015. APPLY TODAY

Achieving flexibility with silicon-based electronics

Prof. Hussain and his team describe their use of industry-compatible processes to demonstrate the most advanced transistor architecture on a flexible platform. READ MORE

Pushing the boundaries of photography

Prof. Wolfgang Heidrich has received the Humboldt Research Award in recognition of his lifetime achievements in computational photography and displays. READ MORE

VIDEO: Transforming waste water to tap water

Noura Shehab, a Ph.D. student at KAUST, talks about her research to use microbes to power sea water desalination. WATCH VIDEO

KAUST team addresses world's water challenge

Prof. Saikaly and his research group tackles the provision of fresh, clean water for the growing global population.READ MORE

World Changing Ideas 2014: Spit-fired fuel cells

Research from Prof. Hussain and KAUST grad Justine Mink has been listed as one of the 10 World Changing Ideas of 2014 by Scientific American. READ MORE

Must-See WEP 2015 Events

Here's your guide to the top must-see events of for KAUST's 2015 Winter Enrichment Program (#WEP2015). READ MORE

Dr. Takashi Gojobori receives honorary degree

Dr. Takashi Gojobori, a world- renowned expert on molecular evolution and comparative genomics received an honorary doctoral degree from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU). READ MORE

Sustaining Saudi Arabia's reefs for the future

Prof. Michael Berumen addresses the importance of promoting education about the value of marine life conservation. READ MORE

KAUST researchers win L'Oréal-UNESCO Fellowships

Two members of KAUST's research community have been honored by the L'Oréal Foundation, receiving the L'Oréal-UNESCO "For Women in Science" fellowships. READ MORE

Dean Magistretti honored with CAPS membership

Professor Pierre Magistretti was awarded an honorary membership for the Chinese Association for Physiological Sciences (CAPS). READ MORE

Using catalysis to convert CO2 for useful chemicals

KAUST Catalysis Center scientists devise innovative technique to capture and reuse carbon dioxide effectively. READ MORE

Earthquake predictions revisited

Icelandic and Swedish researchers including KAUST's Dr. Sigurjón Jónsson, publish findings on potential precursors of earthquakes. READ MORE