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Harnessing hot carriers for high efficiency solar cells

Dec 27, 2019

Materials that can slow the cooling of highly energetic hot carriers could capture extra energy from the Sun.


KCC Professors Jorge Gascon, Magnus Rueping, Osman Bakr and Yu Han are Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers 2019.

Dec 01, 2019

We are proud to announce that Professors Jorge Gascon, Magnus Rueping, Osman Bakr and Yu Han are listed as the world’s most-cited researchers for 2019.


Smart reactions through online design of catalytic pockets

Nov 27, 2019

Mapping the three-dimensional structure of catalytic centers helps to design new and improved catalysts.


Catalyst switching means four become one

Nov 07, 2019

Catalyst switch strategy is the key step in the production of a four-component crystalline tetrablock quarterpolymer.


KCC Special Seminar

Nov 07, 2019

Talk by Dr. Eiji Tanaka (The Japan Petroleum Institute),Professor Tatsuya Shinagawa (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Dr. Satoshi Suganuma (Tottori University, Japan)


Unraveling how nature arranges atoms in space

Oct 22, 2019

KCC research engineer Samy Ould-Chikh works with colleagues in collaboration with the Néel Institute-CNRS at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in France to study the inner structure of matter.


Building approach for optoelectronics stacks up

Sep 24, 2019

A method to nanoengineer an emerging family of semiconductors known as perovskites could reduce the cost of high-performance optoelectronic devices.


Ram Karan wins 'Young Scientist Award 2019' in Fukuoka, Japan

Sep 08, 2019

Congratulations to Ram Karan on winning the 'Young Scientist Award' for his work 'Halo-thermophilic Brine Pool Extremozymes from Single Amplified Genomes' on Thermophiles 2019.


PhD Dissertation

Sep 05, 2019

Chao Guan, ChemS PhD Candidate, Supervised by Prof. Kuo-Wei Huang, presenting their PhD Defense today! GOOD LUCK CHAO!

Osman Bakr was promoted to Professor

Jul 30, 2019

Osman Bakr has been promoted to Professor of Material Science and Engineering.

Amazing picture of Abdullah Al Abdulghani in January 2019 Beacon edition!

Jan 15, 2019

Abdullah’s interest in astrophotography resulted in this amazing picture of the Beacon. KAUST Beacon published it in its January 2019 edition.

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens honors Prof. Hadjichristidis

Nov 04, 2018

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) honors Professor Nikos Hadjichristidis with the Chair’s Award of Excellence for his contribution to research, mentorship, teaching, and administration in Chemistry in Greece.

The holistic approach to catalyzing change

Sep 06, 2018

"Catalysis will be instrumental in solving the most pressing environmental and energy-related issues that we face nowadays. At the KAUST Catalysis Center we want to be sitting in the driving seat of this new industrial revolution."
Rethinking industry-scale catalytic processes could slash global energy consumption and even turn carbon dioxide into a valuable commodity.

Simple swap for a greener toolkit

Jun 24, 2018

A metal catalyst that gives distinct carbon-based molecular skeletons upon ligand change may unlock cost-effective, green synthetic routes.

Kuo-Wei Huang was promoted to full Professor

May 16, 2018

Kuo-Wei Huang​ has been promoted to the rank of full professor!