About King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 


Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate research university devoted to finding solutions for some of the most pressing scientific and technological challenges in the world as well as Saudi Arabia in the areas of food and health, water, energy, environment and the digital domain. KAUST is a curiosity-driven, interdisciplinary problem-solving environment, with state-of-the-art labs, distinguished faculty and talented students. 


KAUST brings together the best minds from around the world to advance research. More than 110 different nationalities live, work and study on campus. KAUST is also a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity, with research resulting in novel patents and products, enterprising startups, regional and global initiatives, and collaboration with other academic institutions, industries and Saudi agencies.


For additional information, visit www.kaust.edu.sa.





Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE):

Is one of the three academic divisions of KAUST. It focuses on matter at all scales and forms with the goal to understand the matter and its interaction with external stimuli. This knowledge will be transformed into new technologies to address or even solve the great challenges of the world today. The Mechanical Engineering the faculties that our laboratory on Composite and Heterogeneous Material Analysis and Simulation is part of. See our website for more information.




Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE):

Research in the BESE Division is focused on the molecular and cellular mechanisms through which organisms sense, adapt and respond to the environment and the development of innovative technologies. Bio-NEST: from bench to innovation, describes focal areas of basic and applied research in Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology, supported by cutting-edge Technologies. See our website for more information.









Materials Science and Engineering Program Website :  https://pse.kaust.edu.sa/the-material-science-and-engineering-program


Bioengineering Program Website : https://bioe.kaust.edu.sa/


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