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Applying to KAUST

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

Genetic Bee-havior

A few gene-controlling transcription factors could explain the variety of behavior seen in bees. READ MORE

Sixth Convocation Welcomes Students to KAUST

KAUST welcomed 250 new master’s degree and Ph.D. students to the start of the academic year. READ MORE

Breaking Bad Genes

Samir Hamdan and his team use single molecule imaging to watch DNA regulation processes in action. READ MORE

Solar Powered Water Distillation

New membrane construction creates efficient and reliable water treatment device using only sunlight as power. READ MORE

Greener Cleaner Water

The ability to remove trace organic compounds makes microbial fuel cells a viable and sustainable water solution. READ MORE

FalconViz: Aerial 3D Mapping and Smart Drones

FalconViz is valuable tool from disaster relief to urban planning, documenting and preserving cultural heritage sites. WATCH VIDEO

KAUST & NESMA to open Thuwal embroidery center

This initiative is part of KAUST and NESMA’s commitment to social responsibility and to raising the standard of living in the region. 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

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