On Friday December 15th, KAUST celebrates Commencement 2017.
Elaf successfully defended her thesis entitled "Electrochemically Active Biofilm-assisted Nanomaterial Synthesis and its Environmental Applications" under the supervision of Prof. Peng Wang.
Mohammed successfully defended his thesis entitled "AOM Characterization and Removal Efficiency Using Various SWRO Pretreatment Techniques" under the advisory of Professor TorOve Leiknes, co-advised by Research Professor Noreddine Ghaffour.
Treating wastewater with solar irradiation shows promise in reducing two E. coli strains but a resilient strain persists.
Abdullah successfully defended his thesis entitled "An Assessment of Subsurface Intake Systems: Planning and Impact on Feed Water Quality for SWRO Facilities" under the supervision of Professors Kim Choon Ng and Prof. Thomas Missimer. His research focuses on the development of subsurface intake systems for the seawater reverses osmosis plants around the Red Sea region.
The Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC) hosted its 8th Center Industry Affiliates Program (CIAP) Annual Meeting on 7th and 8th November 2017, at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
Promising electrochemical technologies for cleaning wastewater are boosted by the discovery of extremophilic microbes in the Red Sea.
On November 2nd, Daniyal Jahangir successfully defended of his thesis entitled “Surface Modification of Ceramic Membranes with Thin-film Deposition” under the supervision of Professor TorOve Leiknes.
Ryan Lefers successfully defended his thesis entitled "A liquid desiccant cycle for dehumidification and freshwater supply in controlled environment agriculture".
WDRC congratulates its new Ph.D. graduate Mohammed Albloushi who successfully defended his theses entitled "Biofouling control of industrial seawater cooling towers" on Monday, October 23rd.
Congratulations to Adair Gallo for winning the best poster award at the 5th Water Arabia Conference and Exhibition.
Effective October 2017, Professor Matthew McCabe is WDRC Associate Director
Following his thesis presentation and a good discussion with his defense committee, Luca fully demonstrated that he has accomplished the requirements for his doctorate degree.
Delegates from the Saudi Industrial Property Authority (MODON) paid a familiarization visit to WDRC.
Hong Cheng clinched the best poster award at the International Water Association Membrane Technology conference in Singapore.