29 September, 2022
KAUST researchers led by Prof. Himanshu Mishra provide new insight into the formation of hydrogen peroxide in water microdroplets.
20 September, 2022
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.
14 September, 2022
The Water Desalination and Reuse Center is proud to announce that this year, all three KAUST Falling Walls Lab winners came from the center!
09 September, 2022
A Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) team visited WDRC on Thursday, September 8, 2022. The visit aimed to strengthen the successful partnership between the two entities, achieve sustainability in the desalination industry, and enhance water supply security in the country.
08 September, 2022
Associate professor Peiying Hong partnered with MODON to turn a prototype of the new technology into a pilot program for anaerobic wastewater treatment, which is currently operational at MODON's site in Jeddah.
04 September, 2022
Ph.D. student Lucia Ruiz Haddad and her team created a tool that allows countries to understand the amount of water they import and export while trading.
07 August, 2022
WDRC welcomes three students to the WISE 2022. Abdurrahman, Lina, and Sara are willing to learn more about desalination; their topic is "Emerging desalination technologies for hyper-saline water treatment. "
25 July, 2022
WDRC is finding solutions across all scales to tackle water security challenges by understanding water's fundamental physical and chemical properties, using satellites, solar energy and microorganisms.
24 July, 2022
The challenge to provide fresh water and protect supply for future generations already requires a huge effort, coordination and management. WDRC is already planning and delivering technological advances on the global, local, micro- and nanoscale to make water usage more sustainable.
30 June, 2022
Prof. Matthew McCabe, research scientist Kasper Johansen and PhD student Aislinn Dunne from Prof. Burton Jones' group have brought disciplines together to create a detailed picture of water flows between different habitats on the Red Sea coast.
12 June, 2022
Congratulations to Professor Matthew McCabe, Dr. Ramus Houborg, and Dr. Bruno Aragon for being awarded the Water Management & Protection Prize at the 10th award (2022) of the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW).
29 May, 2022
Professors NorEdinne Ghaffour and Peiying Hong shared their expertise and novel solutions in addressing some of the current challenges on desalination, wastewater management and sludge reduction at KAUST Innovation Industry Meet and Greet with Modon.
24 May, 2022
Congratulations to Mohammed AlShaer for being the first recipient of the Delta Award during the recent Lab Safety Forum held on campus.
19 May, 2022
WDRC researchers were pleased to give an interview with three groups of TKS grade 9 students on the topics of water, sanitation, and sustainable desalination.
11 May, 2022
The Desalination is an interdisciplinary journal publishing high-quality papers on desalination materials, processes, and related technologies with an impact factor of 9.501.
25 April, 2022
Professor Himanshu Mishra and colleagues developed superhydrophobic sand (called SandX), a bio-inspired material comprising grains of sand or sandy soils coated in a nanoscale layer of paraffin wax.
13 April, 2022
Congratulations to Professor Himanshu Mishra!
20 March, 2022
Prof. Matthew McCabe, research scientist Kasper Johansen and Ph.D. student Aislinn Dunne developed a method using drones and harmless dyes to track and monitor the movement of water between coastal habitats.
06 March, 2022
Prof. Peng Wang and Dr. Renyuan Li have designed a system that extracts fresh water from the atmosphere using heat generated by photovoltaic panels. The water could be used to irrigate crops in water-scarce regions.
15 February, 2022
A comprehensive investigation by KAUST researchers sets the record straight on the formation of hydrogen peroxide in micrometre-sized water droplets, or microdroplets, and shows that ozone is the key to this transformation