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Applications for Fall 2015 under review

Applications for Fall 2015 are currently being reviewed and will be accepted through to February 14th.


A lightweight paper device can turn movement into electricity.

Global Plants Day Debuts in Saudi Arabia

KAUST observes the 2015 Fascination of Plants Day (FOPD). READ MORE

Herbivore, Omnivore, Other?

New study determines the importance of a fish's diet. READ MORE

Red Sea Fertility

Ibrahim Hoteit finds winter monsoons cause phytoplankton surges in the Red Sea . READ MORE

Computing in three dimensions

Prof. Peter Wonka, associate director of the Visual Computing Center, discusses his group's research in computer graphics and visualization.

Taking Charge of Charge Transfer

Omar Mohammed takes better control of quantum dot solar cells. READ MORE

Securing the Kingdom's energy future

General Electric (GE) and KAUST have recently joined forces to explore the feasibility of using crude oil as energy source. READ MORE

KAUST wins highest award in polymer science

Prof. Nikos Hadjichristidis was honored with the 2015 ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry. READ MORE

An artificial skin that can feel

KAUST PhD candidate Ahmed Alfadhel won the best research paper award at the 2015 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium

Shaheen-Cray XC40 supercomputer arrives at KAUST

KAUST scientists to use new Cray XC40 supercomputer to perform high resolution modeling. READ MORE