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Nature provides a key to repelling liquids

Jul 29, 2017

Inspired by nature, an inexpensive green technique that enables common materials to repel liquid has been developed by KAUST scientists and could lead to diverse applications from underwater drag reduction to antifouling. Making surfaces liquid repellent, referred to as omniphobicity, is used in a range of industrial processes from reducing biofouling and underwater drag to membrane distillation, waterproofing and oil-water separation.

WDRC Research Recognized with the Elsevier Best Poster Prize

Jun 21, 2017

Professor Himanshu Mishra attended the 7th International Colloids Conference in Sitges, Spain on June 18-21, 2017.

Bo Tang successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation

Apr 27, 2017

WDRC congratulates its 21st graduate.

Congratulations to the twentieth Ph.D. graduate from the WDRC

Mar 30, 2017

​Moustapha Harb successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.

SWCC visits WDRC

Mar 05, 2017

Professor Noreddine Ghaffour received a delegation from Saline Water Conversation Corporations (SWCC)​ led by Eng. Adnan Alqahtani, director of maintenance in Al-Shuaiba to the WDRC.

WDRC at the International Conference on Computing and Mathematical Sciences - ICCMS 2017

Feb 26, 2017

​Dr. Umer Altaf was a keynote speaker at ICCMS 2017 held in IBA Sukkur, Pakistan.

WDRC visits Al-Shuaiba Water Desalination plant - Shuaibah 3-

Feb 22, 2017

Professor Noreddine Ghaffour hosted a trip to Al-Shuaiba Water Desalination plant, Shuaibah 3, to visit their two large scale Red Sea water desalination plants.

SWEC visits WDRC

Feb 20, 2017

Shuaibah Water & Electricity Company CEO and Chairman of the board toured WDRC research facilities.

Spring Seminar Series 2017

Jan 29, 2017

List of visitors who will present during the spring 2017 series.

WDRC faculty is editor of a recently published IWA book

Jan 04, 2017

Professor Peng Wang is editor of ​the book titled "Rational Design of Next-Generation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Advanced Water Applications"

Mohanned Al Ghamdi successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation

Dec 10, 2016

Al Ghamdi's Ph.D. dissertation titled "Carbon dioxide nucleation as a novel cleaning method for ultrafiltration membranes" was advised by Prof. Noreddine Ghaffour.

Prof. Ghaffour has been appointed Associate Editor

Dec 07, 2016

Noreddine Ghaffour joins Elsevier as Associate Editor of the Desalination Journal.

7th Annual CIAP Meeting

Nov 09, 2016

WDRC hosted its 7th Annual CIAP Meeting on November 9-10, 2016. A total of 33 delegates representing 17 companies, government and intergovernmental agencies, and the Islamic Development Bank attended the meeting.

WDRC's 18th Ph.D. Graduate

Nov 01, 2016

Amber Siddiqui successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation.

Nadia Farhat defends her Ph.D. dissertation

Oct 31, 2016

WDRC congratulates its 17th Ph.D. graduate.