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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20 October, 2020

Dario Rangel Shaw receives the 2020 ISMET Discovery Award

Congratulations to Dario Rangel Shaw, a Ph.D. student in Prof. Pascal Saikaly's group for receiving the prestigious Discovery Award for Best Scientific paper from the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET).

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01 October, 2020

Professor Peng Wang receives the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

Professor Peng Wang is the 9th Award recipient of the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) on the Alternative Water Resource category. Congratulations!

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29 September, 2020

WDRC scientists selected as Special Issue Editors of "Developments in Innovative Membrane Desalination Processes"

Professor NorEddine Ghaffour, Dr. Sofiane Soukane, and Dr. Alla Alpatova are selected as the guest editors of a Special Issue Editors of "Developments in Innovative Membrane Desalination Processes"

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17 November, 2019

TRSDC and KAUST announce winners of Brains for Brine Challenge

Three winners were announced during the international Aquatech 2019 event in Amsterdam. The competition identified new solutions to manage the disposal of brine.

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14 November, 2019

KAUST student Zain Ahmad wins best poster award

KAUST M.S. student Zain Ahmad won the best poster award in the area of "Nanofabrication for Functionality" at the 45th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering (MNE2019).

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13 November, 2019

OrbitCrops wins 2nd place at StartUp Istanbul

OrbitCrops was awarded second place at the Startup Istanbul event held on October 18-21, 2019.

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10 November, 2019

Raid AlRowais wins best paper award

Congratulations to Raid Alrowais for winning the best paper award at the IMAT 2019 held on November 7-8, at Kyushu University, Kasuga, Japan.

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27 October, 2019

Prof. Kim Choon Ng wins best paper award

Prof. Kim Choon Ng is the recipient of the best paper award in the category of Environment & Sustainability at The International Desalination Association World Congress 2019 held in Dubai, UAE, on Oct. 20-24, 2019.

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30 September, 2019

Pascal Saikaly's group won the TAQADAM 2019 ‘People's Choice Award’

A team of researchers from Prof. Pascal Saikaly's group took home the 'People's Choice Award' at the third annual TAQADAM Showcase 2019.

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25 April, 2019

Dr. Wakil Shahzad receives 2019 Golden Globe Tiger Award

Congratulations to Dr. Muhammad Wakil Shahzad for being a recipient of the 2019 'excellence & leadership in water' Golden Globe Tiger Award.

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12 March, 2019

KAUST Associate Professor Peiying Hong wins environmental science award

Peiying Hong, KAUST associate professor of environmental science and engineering, recently won the 2019 James J. Morgan Environmental Science & Technology Early Career Award. She will receive the award at the upcoming 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in the U.S.

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10 March, 2019

KAUST alumnus wins best presentation award at Morocco symposium

Dr. Babar Khan (Ph.D. '18) won the best oral presentation award at the First International Symposium on Nanomaterials and Membrane Science for Health, Water, Energy and Environment held from October 11 to 12, 2018, in Marrakesh, Morocco.

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11 February, 2019

Imene El Tall receives the KAUST Individual Lab Safety Award for 2018

Imene El Tall, WDRC Safety Specialist received the KAUST Individual Lab Safety Award for 2018 at the third KAUST Laboratory Safety Recognition Awards Ceremony.

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05 February, 2019

Bruno Aragon receives an outstanding student presentation award from AGU

Bruno Aragon, a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Prof. Matthew F. McCabe, received an outstanding student presentation award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) during the fall meeting in Washington, D.C., USA on December 10-14, 2018.

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21 January, 2019

KAUST research scientist Dr. Muhammad Wakil Shahzad wins 'Best Oral Presentation' award

​Dr. Muhammad Wakil Shahzad, a research scientist in the KAUST Water Desalination and Reuse Center under the supervision of KAUST Professor Kim Choon Ng, received the "Best Oral Presentation" award at the 2nd Global Conference and Expo on Applied Science, Engineering and Technology in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in October 2018.

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