15 May, 2016WDRC participated in a 3-day regional workshop
PERSGA, the Regional Organization for Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, invited 5 faculty members from the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE) at KAUST to give specific lectures in the 3-day regional workshop.
03 May, 2016WDRC delegation visits SWCC’s Al-Shuaiba desalination plan
Prof. Noreddine Ghaffour organized a field trip in his course Water Desalination Technologies (EnSE325). Assisted by Mr. Khaled Bin Bandar, one of the course attendees and a Ph.D. student at the WDRC-KAUST, a technical visit was organized to the Al-Shuaiba multi stage flash (MSF) desalination plant under the Saline Water Conversation Corporations (SWCC).
24 February, 2016"Smart Materials for Advanced Environmental Applications" book published by RSC
Prof. Peng Wang, from WDRC, is the editor and contributor of "Smart Materials for Advanced Environmental Applications" book.
14 February, 2016International Conference on Physics and Chemistries of Hydrophobic Interfaces
During February 14-17, 2016 WDRC organized an International Conference on Physics & Chemistries at Hydrophobic Interfaces.
20 November, 2015WDRC Ph.D. Student, Luca Fortunato, wins award at IDW Korea
Best oral presentation at the 8th International Desalination Workshop (IDW) 2015, Jeju, South Korea.
16 August, 2015Ph.D. candidate, Gerald Matar, was awarded second place at the 250th ACS National Meeting
Ph.D. student, Gerald Matar, was awarded second place best presentation in the 250th ACS National Meeting.
12 January, 2015Desalination project wins Global Innovation Challenge at Saudi Water & Power Forum
Prof. Kim Choon's project on “Hybrid Multi-Effect Adsorption Desalination: An Emerging High Efficiency and Low Cost Desalination" was named a winner in this year's Global Technology Challenge at Saudi Water & Power Forum (SWPF).