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Missed our last EnSE webinar invited speaker?

Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Philip Ball's presentation on "Why water is weird?" is now available!

WDRC Faculty Promotion

Apr 16, 2020

Professor Himanshu Mishra is promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering.

Arab News features OrbitCrops

Apr 07, 2020

WDRC congratulates Bruno Aragon and Matteo Ziliani as they launch OrbitCrops into the Saudi Arabian market.

Raid AlRowais successfully defends thesis

Apr 02, 2020

Raid AlRowais from the group of Prof. Kim Choon Ng is the latest addition to the WDRC- EnSE Program Ph.D. graduates.

Bursting bubbles clear the way for desalination

Feb 19, 2020

Professor NorEddine Ghaffour and Mohanned Al Ghamdi have harnessed the physical and chemical action of carbon dioxide as a fast and environmentally friendly way of cleaning filters used in water desalination.


Flushing nitrogen from seawater-based toilets

Feb 03, 2020

Prof. Pascal Saikaly and his postdoc Muhammad Ali and the team have identified a salt-tolerant bacterium cultured from the Red Sea, which can remove nitrogen from salty wastewater. Their work could potentially increase the use of saltwater for toilet flushing, thereby easing up pressure on desalination and freshwater resources.


Chlorine could increase antimicrobial resistance

Jan 08, 2020

In this latest article from the KAUST Discovery, Prof. Peiying Hong with David Mantilla-Calderon, postdoc, and Nicolas Augsburger, a Ph.D. student challenges the safety of using chlorine as a final disinfection step for wastewater.