What do we do?

Professor Matthew McCabe goes in-depth on each of the center’s research flagship themes and how each one contributes to the Kingdom's goal and beyond.

What's New?

20 September, 2021

Strong sunlight powers passive cooling device

Professor Peng Wang and Dr. Wenbin Wang developed a simple cooling system based on solar energy and the cooling effect of saltwater evaporation that could be used for refrigeration in regions with limited access to electricity.

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14 September, 2021

A cool solution for water collection

Nature Middle East features Professor Noreddine Ghaffour and Dr. Yong Jin's latest work! The team developed a salt-solution-infused thin-film condenser (SSTFC) system, which could contribute more than 50% energy savings compared with conventional defrosting systems.

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03 August, 2021

Getting smart about off-grid desalination

Professor Peng Wang and Ph.D. student Wenbin Wang improve the performance of a desalination method that uses waste heat from solar cells by tweaking the membrane design.

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