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Applying to KAUST

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

Assessing water safety

A truly KAUST collaboration measures the water quality of the Red Sea. READ MORE

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

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

2-D Materials

A new technique to create atomic layers could have many applications. 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

Spreading the flame

Studying details in combustion reveals more efficient processes. 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

Innovation & Economic Development at KAUST

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

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