07 September, 2016
Best oral presentation at IWA Microbial Ecology in Water Engineering and Biofilms Joint Specialist Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
28 August, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Hari Ananda Rao for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation.
01 July, 2016
Prof. Johannes Vrouwenvelder has been appointed full time Professor of Environmental Science and Technology at WDRC, KAUST.
06 June, 2016
WDRC Research Scientist, Dr. Chun-Hai Wei, was awarded for his paper presented at the Eighth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2016 IC EST in Houston, Texas.
15 May, 2016
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, 2016
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).
28 April, 2016
New studies carry potential for creating much more efficient water desalination systems in the Gulf.
23 March, 2016
WDRC faculty were part of Sci-Café titled: “New Water Innovations"
24 February, 2016
Prof. Peng Wang, from WDRC, is the editor and contributor of "Smart Materials for Advanced Environmental Applications" book.
14 February, 2016
During February 14-17, 2016 WDRC organized an International Conference on Physics & Chemistries at Hydrophobic Interfaces.
26 January, 2016
H.E. Eng. Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli, Minister of Agriculture, visits KAUST and takes a tour through WDRC labs.
20 November, 2015
Best oral presentation at the 8th International Desalination Workshop (IDW) 2015, Jeju, South Korea.
10 November, 2015
WDRC held its 6th CIAP Meeting on November 10-12, 2015. More than 40 participants participated in this three-day event at KAUST.
28 September, 2015
WDRC student, Joline El Chakhtoura won the runner-up prize at the Falling Walls Challenge in Berlin.
16 August, 2015
Ph.D. student, Gerald Matar, was awarded second place best presentation in the 250th ACS National Meeting.
13 May, 2015
WDRC's PhD student, Ryan Lefers, was awarded at the European Desalination Society EuroMed Conference on the best poster competition.
20 January, 2015
KAUST's Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) hosted a Graduate and Post doctoral Research Poster Competition on the University's campus.
12 January, 2015
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).
14 September, 2021
Nature Middle East features Professor Noreddine Ghaffour and Dr. Yong Jin's latest work! The team developed a salt-solution-infused thin-film condenser (SSTFC) system, which could contribute more than 50% energy savings compared with conventional defrosting systems.