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.
14 September, 2022WDRC 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!
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).
24 May, 2022Mohammed 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.
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).
19 January, 2022Wetskills Challenge Announces Winner
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Laura Pulido Beltran for being part of the winning team at the Wetskills Challenge!
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.
06 October, 2021Novel ventilator delivers more than oxygen
VENTIBAG prototype is finally ready. Congratulations, Dr. Adnan Qamar!
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.
01 September, 2021Journal of Materials Chemistry A September Issue features Dr. Faheem Akhtar's research
Journal of Materials Chemistry A September Issue features Dr. Faheem Akhtar's research on adsorbents for moisture removal.
31 August, 2021Adair Gallo Jr.'s research on liquid marbles is the September cover of Soft Matter Journal
Learn more about liquid marbles. This study led by Adair Gallo, Ph.d. student and Prof. Himanshu Mishra is the September cover of Soft Matter Journal.
07 July, 2021KAUST researchers attend 70th Lindau Nobel Meeting
Adair Gallo Jr. , a Ph.D. student is one of the KAUST participants at the prestigious 70th editing of the Lindau Meeting this year.
24 June, 2021Prof. Noreddine Ghaffour is guest editor of "Special Issue on Membrane Distillation"
WDRC Professor Noredine Ghaffour is selected as one of the guest editors of the "Special Issue on Membrane Distillation".
27 April, 2021WDRC scientists selected as Special Issue Editors of "Water Treatment Processes."
The Membranes Journal selected Dr. Szilard Bucs, Dr. Nadia Farhat, and Dr. Luca Fortunato as the guest editors of a special issue of Membranes (ISSN 2077-0375), entitled "Water Treatment Processes."
12 March, 2021Polymeron selected as one of the 2021 Taqadam Winners
Congratulations to the founders of Polymeron, Rodrigo Jimenez Sandoval (Ph.D. student), Noor Zaouri (alumna), and Martin Ibarra (KAUST Ph.D. student)!
01 March, 2021Latest paper of Prof. Mishra is the March cover of Quantum Chemistry
Prof. Mishra's paper on treating wastewater is the March cover of Quantum Chemistry!