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Turning windows into solar panels

Nov 15, 2018

The KSC runs industrially translational projects to commercialize research. Prof. Derya Baran and her team have developed a photovoltaic technology that allows any window to become a transparent solar panel, as featured in KAUST News.

KSC postdoc Michele De Bastiani awarded prestigious Eni Award 2018

Oct 25, 2018

Dr. Michele De Bastiani won the in the Eni Young Researcher of the Year category for his research work on the stability of third generation solar cells.

Basking in a quantum efficiency glow

Oct 16, 2018

Printable solar materials could soon turn many parts of a house into solar panels

Thin films for more efficient solar cells

Oct 08, 2018

Tantalum nitride as thin layers improve the extraction of electrons from silicon solar cells, as highlighted in KAUST Discovery.

KSC members winners in TAQADAM Startup Accelerator Final Showcase

Sep 13, 2018

Congratuations to KSC's Derya Baran, Joel Troughton, Nicola Gasparini and Daniel Bryant whose start-up, Iyris, won the TAQADAM Startup Accelerator Final Showcase.

Dr. Michele De Bastiani announced as 2018 Eni Award winner

Aug 02, 2018

Michele has been announced as the winner of the Young Researcher of the Year award. The award ceremony will take place at the Palazzo del Quirinale on October 22nd in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.

KSC's Ultrafast Dynamics Group Hosts Saudi 11th Grade Student

Jul 23, 2018

Aiming to inspire Saudi high school students to persue scientific careers, KSC is hosting Abdullah Al Ajmi for the summer as part of the SRSI program.

KSC's Maha Alamoudi wins ICSM Best Poster Prize

Jul 05, 2018

Congratulations to Maha on her poster, "Impact of IDT-based structures on photophysics and performance of polymer solar cells"

KSC Summer School

Jul 01, 2018

The 3-day KSC summer school, supported by TU Delft, opens with a series of lectures from KSC faculty and researchers followed by contributions from our guest speakers and afternoon laboratory sessions.

KSC congratulates five new PhDs

Jun 04, 2018

Five KSC PhD candidates successfully defend their PhD dissertations under the guidance of Professors Pierre Beaujuge and Aram Amassian.

Scientific Writing Workshop

Jun 02, 2018

KAUST Solar Center recently offered a five-day ‘Scientific Writing Workshop’ for the selected group of Ph.D. students and postdocs led by Dr. Umair bin Waheed.

KAUST Research Conference: Synergistic Approaches in Solar Energy Conversion

Apr 15, 2018

The recent conference organized by KSC was highlighted in KAUST News.

Great Tips for Scientific Publications by Dr. Elsa Couderc from Nature Energy

Apr 12, 2018

Senior Editor at Nature Energy, Dr. Elsa Couderc discussed the editorial process for scientific publications and shared her insights and tips on making excellent figures and creating a catchy and accurate title.

The prospect of Photovoltaic (PV) technologies by Dr. Nancy Haegel of NREL

Apr 04, 2018

KAUST Solar Center's Ph.D. student Esma Ugur caught up with NREL’s Center Director for the Materials Science Center in the Materials and Chemical Sciences Directorate Dr. Nancy Haegel to discuss and understand the future of Photovoltaic (PV) technologies. Watch the video interview here.

The Future of Organic Photovoltaic by Prof. Harald Ade of NCSU

Mar 28, 2018

NC State University professor, Dr. Harald Ade speaks with KAUST Solar center’s Ph.D. student Rahim Munir about the future of OPV and also the advantages gained from Organic solar cells such as their transparency and flexibility.