King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. KAUST was founded in 2009 and focuses on graduate education and research, using English as the official language of instruction. It offers programs in Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering; Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering; and Physical Science and Engineering. It was announced in 2013 that KAUST had one of the fastest growing research and citation records in the world.

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Marine exploration sensing with light and sound

Oceanic sensor networks that collect and transmit high-quality, real-time data could transform the understanding of marine ecology, improve pollution and disaster management, and inform multiple industries that draw on ocean ...

dateMar 13, 2018 in Engineering
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Glaciers provide clues to combat desertification

Researchers at KAUST, with colleagues in Italy and Greece, have analyzed the bacterial content of the soil formed behind the receding Midtre Lovénbreen Arctic glacier in the island of Svalbard, Norway, one of the world's ...

dateMar 07, 2018 in Environment
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Challenging statistics of weather extremes

By integrating previously distinct statistical paradigms into a single modeling scheme, Raphaël Huser from KAUST and Jennifer Wadsworth from Lancaster University in the UK have taken some of the guesswork out of modelling ...

dateFeb 27, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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