Be a leader in research and development of solar energy technologies, translating science into new applications for the benefit of the Kingdom.
KAUST Solar Center's mission is to create new science and technology in the field of solar energy conversion, providing an environment for interdisciplinary research, training and innovation.
The current expertise in the Center is centered on photovoltaic applications based on organic, hybrid and perovskite materials. The research accomplishments of the KAUST Solar Center (KSC) faculty, helps establish the KSC as a renowned Center in these emerging photovoltaic technologies, from materials design, modeling, synthesis, and characterization to processing and solar cell fabrication. Our objectives are to:
KSC is one of the world's largest and best equipped academic centers for solar energy research and technology, supporting a broad research portfolio of collaborative projects.
KSC hosts 3000m2 lab space area with more than 900 instruments: