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Applying to KAUST

Now accepting Ph.D. and M.S./Ph.D. applications for Spring 2016.

Clever Carbon Capture

Phytoplankton remove atmospheric carbon and take it to the depths of the ocean. READ MORE

Nemo Leaves His Father

Researchers have found that anemomefish aren’t likely to return home to a nearby reef. READ MORE

Shaheen XC40 ranks seventh in world’s top ten supercomputers

The TOP500 rankings were announced on July 13 at the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany . READ MORE

Teaching computers how to see the world

Through a tripartite agreement begun in 2014, the team works on developing laser-based solid-state lighting (SSL). READ MORE

Climate Adaptation

New studies show fish can adapt to water temperature changes in only two generations. READ MORE

No More Noise

New algorithms target and remove impulse noise in electrical systems. READ MORE

Innovation & Economic Development at KAUST

Creating an innovation ecosystem in the region and transforming the Kingdom to a knowledge-based economy. WATCH VIDEO

KAUST glides into the future of oceanography

How through autonomous gliders researchers at KAUST are gaining a greater understanding of the inner workings of the Red Sea. READ MORE

Genetic Word Search

Searching huge medical databases, researchers match symptoms to try to find related diseases. READ MORE

How supercomputing helps to fulfill KAUST’s mission

Professors J. Fréchet and D. Keyes describe their vision for the new Shaheen-Cray XC40. WATCH VIDEO