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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22 June, 2020

Catalyzing a green future

Highly modular metal-organic framework-based materials show great potential for photocatalytic hydrogen production.

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04 June, 2020

Merfat Alsabban Wins Best Poster Award At International Conference

Merfat Alsabban, Ph.D. candidate in the Chemical Science Program of the Physical Science and Engineering Division, recently won a best poster award at the 18th Asian Chemical Congress.

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31 May, 2020

A cool approach to defect-free solar cells

Solar cells based on single-crystal perovskite films hit a new efficiency record of 21.9 percent.

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20 May, 2020

Professor Kuo-Wei Huang recognized as one of the Pioneers & Influencers in Organometallic Chemistry

​This year, Organometallics is publishing personal perspectives from organometallic chemists in a 2020 campaign titled “Pioneers and Influencers in Organometallic Chemistry."

The purpose of the campaign is to recognize organometallic chemists who are influential in the field, have an admiral story, or have taken an unusual career path.

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05 May, 2020

Professor Nikos Hadjichristidis awarded H.F. Mark Medal from the Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology (OFI)

The annual award honors outstanding individuals in the area of polymer science.

Congratulations Prof. Nikos Hadjichristidis!

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04 March, 2020

Corteva Agriscience Lecture presented by Prof. Rueping at FloHet 2020

The “Corteva Agriscience Lecture” was delivered by Prof. Magnus Rueping, Associate Director of KAUST Catalysis Center, at the 19th Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Chemistry Conference (FloHet) on March 3rd, 2020.

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26 February, 2020

Additive boosts through a twist in the tail

Unconventional perovskites with an inverted structure see a leap in efficiency and longevity with an amine-based additive.

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