WDRC

We are a globally recognized research center in water desalination and wastewater reuse, advancing the science and technology of water systems to promote the economic development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the GCC/MENA region, and beyond.

 

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.

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   2021 WDRC Research Posters

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WHAT'S NEW?

29 September, 2022

Perseverance Douses Debate

KAUST researchers led by Prof. Himanshu Mishra provide new insight into the formation of hydrogen peroxide in water microdroplets.

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20 September, 2022

Membranes help multiply microbial CO2 munching

Professor Pascal Saikaly and postdoc Bin Bian have developed a microbial electrosynthesis process whereby living microbes transform carbon dioxide into useful chemicals in an electrochemical cell via a reduction reaction under applied voltage.

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14 September, 2022

WDRC Ph.D. students win KAUST Falling Walls Lab

The Water Desalination and Reuse Center is proud to announce that this year, all three KAUST Falling Walls Lab winners came from the center!

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Upcoming Events

WDRC Orientation
  • 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

WDRC orientation is an informative session that aims to welcome new students and researchers to be part of the team and feel at home.

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WDRC EnSE Seminar Series: Professor Junfeng (Jim) Zhang
  • 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

"Reducing Air Pollution Disease Burdens through Policy and Personal Protections"

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WDRC EnSE Seminar Series: Professor Asim Biswas
  • 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

"Information-driven sustainable soil management"

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WDRC EnSE Seminar Series: Professor Huichun (Judy) Zhang
  • 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

"Machine learning modeling for the sorption of contaminants in soil"

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WDRC EnSE Seminar Series: Professor Thomas Borch
  • 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

"Reusing Oil and Gas Produced Water for Agricultural Irrigation"

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