06 June, 2021

Prof. Osman M. Bakr has been awarded Kroll Medal and Prize of 2021

The Kroll Medal & Prize is presented for significant contribution that has enhanced the scientific understanding of materials chemistry as applied to the industrial production of inorganic materials.

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11 May, 2021

MOF metallic mastery

The tightly defined ratios of metals in metallic organic frameworks makes them ideal starting materials for novel catalyst creation.

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04 May, 2021

Closing in on state-of-the-art semiconductor solar cells

Mixed-cation single crystals narrow the gap between perovskite and top-performing semiconductor solar cells.

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02 May, 2021

Understanding aromaticity in catalysis to unlock new opportunities

The chemical concept of aromaticity is inspiring new developments in the area of catalysis.

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22 April, 2021

KCC receives the KAUST Lab Safety Award 2020

Our research support team has been recognized with the KAUST Lab Safety Award 2020 for their hard work during the pandemic.

Alla Dikhtiarenko, research scientist in Advanced Catalytic Materials group, also received an Individual Safety Award.

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22 April, 2021

Prof. Pedro Castaño named I&EC Fellow

Associate Professor Pedro Castaño is named an Early Career Fellow of the Industrial & Engineering Chemistry (I&EC) of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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04 April, 2021

Prof. Gascon talks with Hydrocarbon Processing about his recent work on Crude Oil to Chemicals.

Prof. Gascon provides insights on the one-step process, the benefits of the technology and the next steps in implementing it.

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14 March, 2021

Self-stacking nanocubes

Nanoclusters with a copper-hydrogen core provide new structure-activity insights.

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03 December, 2020

KAUST Catalysis Center participated in Circular Carbon Initiative (CCI) Expo

​King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is drawing together the university's pioneering research across the four Rs of carbon management: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Remove.

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19 November, 2020

KAUST Catalysis Center Celebrates Five Researchers on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

We are proud to announce that five of our academics have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list from Clarivate.

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22 October, 2020

Perovskite LEDs embrace their flaws

Chemical treatments enable low-cost light sources to emit specific colors on demand.

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06 October, 2020

Professor Osman Bakr has been awarded the Abdul Hameed Shoman Prize

KCC professor of Chemical Science and Engineering, Osman Bakr, recently received the Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers.

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15 September, 2020

A star is born

Unique star-shaped polymers have highly tunable properties that will open up a range of new applications.

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10 September, 2020

Phasing out a microscope's tricks

Imaging artifacts discovered in high-resolution electron microscopes may impact development of next-generation electronic devices.

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08 September, 2020

Peel-apart surfaces drive transistors to the ledge

Surfaces featuring atomic-scale ledges and steps can act as reusable templates for producing nanoelectronic components.

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02 September, 2020

Making more of methane

Looking closely at the chemical process that transforms methane into useful products could help unveil more efficient ways to use natural gas.

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16 August, 2020

Copper nanoclusters shape up

Atomically precise nanocluster may provide fresh direction for nanocatalysts.

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10 August, 2020

Space invaders as MOFs act as liquids

Modified metal organic frameworks that can behave as porous liquids offer new possibilities for gas separation technologies.

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