12 January, 2021Alumni Asrar Damdam (PhD '18) and Lama AlAbdi (MS '11) recognized by L’Oreal-UNESCO
KAUST alumni and medical scientists Asrar Damdam, PhD '18, and Lama AlAbdi, MS '11, have been recognized by L’Oreal-UNESCO in the ‘Women in Science Middle East Regional Young Talents Program’.
07 December, 2020KAUST Alumni Traditions – the Beacon pin
In 2017 Alumni Affairs introduced the giving of a gift to our graduating students. This gesture was so warmly received it has become an alumni tradition we hope to build on into the future. That first gift to the Class of 2017 was a small, gold colored Beacon pin for graduating students to wear on their regalia as they crossed the stage.
24 November, 2020Alumna Luisa Javier (MS 10) receives The Institute of Mexicans Abroad award
Congratulations to current PhD student and Founding Class alumna Luisa Javier (MS’10) on recognition as a Distinguished Mexican Abroad. Luisa, an entrepreneur and industrial engineer, was honored in a virtual award ceremony in November.
31 August, 2020Wayakit partners with Swissport International AG in fight against COVID-19
KAUST alumna Liusa Javier (MS '11) and Sandra Medina, both current PhD students are also founders of the start-up Wayakit which recently partnered with Swissport to use Wayakit's innovative disinfecting products.
16 November, 2020Alumna Imane Boudellioua (PhD ’19, MS ’12) receives KACST prize
Congratulations to Computer Science alumna Imane Boudellioua (PhD ’19, MS ’12) for receiving a prize in the 19th edition of the annual KACST Almarai National Prize for Creative Scientific Work for Students (PhD Level).
25 October, 2020Hesham Omran, PhD ’15, received Award in Engineering Sciences.
Electrical Engineering alumnus Hesham Omran, PhD ’15, received Egypt's prestigious State Encouragement Award in Engineering Sciences.
27 August, 2020Alumna receives EXPEC ARC's Exceptional Newcomer Award
Congratulations to alumna Ameerah Bokhari (PhD '18, MS '11) on receiving the 2019 EXPEC ARC's Exceptional Newcomer Award.