General News

11 January, 2023

KAUST ECE researcher Asmaa Abdallah named 'Innovator Under 35' by MIT Technology Review Arabia

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11 January, 2023

Wedyan Babatain selected as one of MIT Technology Review's "Innovators Under 35: MENA" for 2022

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21 December, 2022

KAUST Commencement 2022 looks to a bright future

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Archived News


Alumni in the News

KAUST Alumni leads 3 research projects for Silicon Valley companies

KAUST alumni, Computer Science Assistant Professor Faisal Nawab at the University of California, Irvine, leads a research team to develop projects for technology companies in Silicon Valley, topped by Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly named Facebook, Inc.

Saudi Gazette




Saudi-Based Foodtech Startup Uvera Is Here To Take Away Your Food Spoilage Woes

Uvera's main product, Aurora, is a next-generation artificial intelligence of things device that can increase the shelf-life of fresh food up to 97% on average, within only 30 seconds and without using any chemicals.

Entrepreneur Middle East



Luisa Javier and Sandra Medina

Luisa Javier and Sandra Medina are co-founders of Wayakit, a biotechnology startup incubated by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Avid travelers, they have created a product that can keep clothes clean without a wash, removing stains and odor after being sprayed twice. Medina first came to KAUST as a student from Colombia, while Javier came from Mexico. Their biotechnology-based formula that excluded the usage of oxidizers and focused on more organic compounds found tech support and funding from KAUST.

Fast Company Middle East



Upcoming Events

Spring Graduation Recognition
  • 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM

The annual KAUST Spring Graduation Recognition Event celebrates our students graduating in Spring. In 2023, we hope to celebrate graduation over lunch with students and their advisers. This special event allows Alumni Affairs to welcome new graduates into the global KAUST alumni community. Date: Thursday May 18, 2023 Time: 12-1.30

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