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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14 September, 2021

A 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.

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01 September, 2021

Journal 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.

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31 August, 2021

Adair 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.

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07 July, 2021

KAUST 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.

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24 June, 2021

Prof. 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".

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27 April, 2021

WDRC 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."

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12 March, 2021

Polymeron 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)!

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01 March, 2021

Latest 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!

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03 January, 2021

Hybrid MEDAD wins MEED Sustainability Medal 2020

Hybrid MEDAD received the "Sustainability Medal 2020" for the project "An Innovative Hybrid Solar Desalination Cycle" at the MEED Project Awards held December 16th in Dubai, UAE.

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23 November, 2020

WDRC Faculty rank amongst the world's top scientists and engineers

Six of our Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC) faculty have been ranked among the top 2% of researchers globally, according to a list recently published by Stanford University.

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11 November, 2020

Dr. Muhammad Saqib Nawaz wins best oral presentation award

Dr. Muhammad Saqib Nawaz, a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Noreddine Ghaffour's group, won the best oral presentation award at the Virtual Pak Water & Energy Exhibition & Webinar event on November 3-5, 2020.

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