23 July, 2023

Peiying Hong Named Finalist for the 2023 Letten Prize

Congratulations to Professor Peiying Hong for being named as one of the four finalists for the prestigious 2023 Letten Prize Award.

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05 April, 2023

WDRC students win the first-place award at the ITAS Arab Youth Competition 2023

WDRC students Nayara Huve Musskopf and Aishah Alsamdani were awarded first place at ITAS Arab Youth Competition 2023 for their presentation on SandX and CarboSoil.

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03 April, 2023

Terraxy receives $100k from TAQADAM

Terraxy, a spin-off from iLab Group at the Water Desalination and Reuse Center, is among the ten selected start-ups at the TAQADAM 2023.

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30 March, 2023

Lamya Alfuhaid receives the first-place award at the KROW Day 1 poster session

Lamya Alfuhaid showcased the diverse applications of natural deep eutectic solvents being developed by her group, which can significantly impact the future of the country's water, biomedical, food, and pharmaceutical industries.

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08 March, 2023

Pascal Saikaly receives ACS ES&T Water's Inaugural 2021 Excellence in Review Awards

his award recognizes those scientists who perform peer reviews for ACS ES&T Water in their area of expertise to a consistently high standard, in a timely fashion, and frequently throughout the year.

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22 January, 2023

"Vaccines for all" wins the first place in the Women To Impact EDGE Challenge 2023

Congratulations to WDRC Ph.D. student Lamya Al Fuhaid and her teammates (guided by Prof. Geert-Jan Witkamp) for winning the Women To Impact "EDGE Challenge 2023"! The "Vaccines for all" solution won FIRST place, ahead of numerous contenders, during the recently concluded Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) at KAUST.

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17 January, 2023

Professor Peng Wang receives Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Professor Peng Wang, an environmental scientist and engineer at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), has been honored with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award for research that uses renewable energy to produce clean drinking water.

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15 December, 2022

Yevhen Myshkevych wins the best poster presentation at an international conference

Congratulations to Yevhen Myshkevych for taking home the best poster presentation award at the Pasteur Jubilee Conference held in Warsaw, Poland!

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07 November, 2022

KAUST Alumni Change Makers 2022 recognizes two alums from the WDRC

Congratulations to Dr. Luisa Javier for receiving the KAUST Alumni Change Maker Award in the Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship category. Dr. Yasmeen Najm was a recipient of a special recognition award.

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14 September, 2022

WDRC Ph.D. students win KAUST Falling Walls Lab

The Water Desalination and Reuse Center is proud to announce that this year, all three KAUST Falling Walls Lab winners came from the center!

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04 September, 2022

Lucia Ruiz Haddad and her team wins the "Wetskills challenge" of South Korea 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.

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12 June, 2022

Professor Matthew McCabe receives the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) 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).

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24 May, 2022

Mohammed ElShaer receives the HSE Delta Award

Congratulations to Mohammed AlShaer for being the first recipient of the Delta Award during the recent Lab Safety Forum held on campus.

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11 May, 2022

Desalination Journal selects Prof. Noreddine Ghaffour as Co-Editor

The Desalination is an interdisciplinary journal publishing high-quality papers on desalination materials, processes, and related technologies with an impact factor of 9.501.

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23 January, 2022

Interfacial Lab Wins Second Place at WEP 2022 -Women to Impact Challenge

WDRC’s Professor Mishra and his students Adair Gallo Jr. and Batool Albar won second place (Cash prize US $ 7000) in the Women to Impact Challenge organized during the Winter Enrichment Program (January 2022).

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19 January, 2022

Wetskills Challenge Announces Winner

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Laura Pulido Beltran for being part of the winning team at the Wetskills Challenge!

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16 November, 2021

DiplomaticQuarter: Austrian Embassy honors Saudi winner of Energy Globe Award

The Austrian Embassy honored the winner of the Energy Globe Award Saudi Arabia 2021 at a business circle event titled “Green Tech Austria”.

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24 October, 2021

Changzhi Wang wins Best Poster Award at MEWE 2021

Changzhi Wang's poster entitled “Metagenomic investigation of antibiotic resistance genes and virulence factor genes in extracellular DNA across wastewater treatment processes” wins the “Best Poster Award" at the 9th IWA MEWE Specialist Conference held in the Netherlands.

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06 October, 2021

Novel ventilator delivers more than oxygen

VENTIBAG prototype is finally ready. Congratulations, Dr. Adnan Qamar!

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