11 January, 2023
KAUST alumna Wedyan Babatain (Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, '22) was recently named one of MIT Technology Review Arabia's "MENA Innovators Under 35 (IU35)" for 2022. The Saudi native received recognition for her research developing a soft multifunctional wearable platform using graphene and liquid metal-based electronics.
Together with 14 other trailblazers, including KAUST researchers Asmaa Abdallah and Jehad El-Demellawi, Babatain was acknowledged by a leading panel of academic and industry experts as being among the young innovators "who are advancing science and technology" in the MENA region.
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