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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23 February, 2020

Research scientist Viko Ladelta wins award at 16th Pacific Polymer Conference

KAUST research scientist Dr. Viko Ladelta, who is part of Professor Nikos Hadjichristidis' research group, recently received the best poster award at the 16th Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC-16).

Congratulations Viko!!!

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27 December, 2019

Harnessing hot carriers for high efficiency solar cells

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

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01 December, 2019

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

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27 November, 2019

Smart reactions through online design of catalytic pockets

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

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07 November, 2019

Catalyst switching means four become one

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

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07 November, 2019

KCC Special Seminar

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

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22 October, 2019

Unraveling how nature arranges atoms in space

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.

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24 September, 2019

Building approach for optoelectronics stacks up

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

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08 September, 2019

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

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.

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05 September, 2019

PhD Dissertation

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

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30 July, 2019

Osman Bakr was promoted to Professor

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

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15 January, 2019

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

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

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04 November, 2018

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens honors Prof. Hadjichristidis

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.

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24 June, 2018

Simple swap for a greener toolkit

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

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16 May, 2018

Kuo-Wei Huang was promoted to full Professor

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

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