05 April, 2023WDRC 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.
30 March, 2023Lamya 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.
08 March, 2023Pascal 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.
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.
17 January, 2023Professor 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.
15 December, 2022Yevhen 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!
07 November, 2022KAUST 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.
04 September, 2022Lucia 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.
12 June, 2022Professor 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).
11 May, 2022Desalination 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.
13 April, 2022Himanshu Mishra is the 2021-2022 "Golden Jubilee Visiting Fellowship Endowment" Recipient
Congratulations to Professor Himanshu Mishra!
23 January, 2022Interfacial 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).
16 November, 2021DiplomaticQuarter: 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”.
24 October, 2021Changzhi 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.
14 September, 2021A cool solution for water collection
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.