05 July, 2022

KAUST Global Fellowship awarded to Christopher Petoukhoff

Christopher Petoukhoff is among the first cohort of awardees of the KGFP. He will conduct his research at the KAUST Solar Center (KSC) under the supervision of KSC Interim Director, Professor Frédéric Laquai.

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27 June, 2022

KSC participation in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 2022

Luis A. Lanzetta, postdoctoral research fellow with the Baran Research Group and Jan Kosco, research scientist in the Heeney Research Group in the KSC, have been selected to participate in the 71st edition of the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

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21 June, 2022

Three-minute #SciComm Video Competition

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15 June, 2022

Chasing Answers

So proud of #KSC Prof. Derya Baran. Featured in the NatGeo AbuDhabi documentary "Chasing Answers" on the incredible and life-changing work being undertaken at the #KSC, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

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24 May, 2022

KAUST Change Makers Awards

KSC alumni spread all across the globe, are affiliated with world-renowned organizations. Our trailblazers are breaking new ground with each passing day in various areas of scientific research and development, leadership, and social impact; both locally and globally.

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22 May, 2022

Future Directions of Advanced Materials

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16 May, 2022

KSC representation in the NGSE PhD-Postdoc Series

Safakath Karuthedath, a research scientist in Prof. Frederic’s Laquai research group has been selected as one of the speakers for the Next Generation Solar Energy (NGSE) PhD-Postdoc Series. This series aims to promote the work of emerging scientists in the field of solar energy. Whereas many talks at mainstream conferences are given by experienced professors and group leaders, here only early career researchers will be given a stage to promote a new generation of promising scientists.

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19 April, 2022

KSC Prof. Anthopoulos at ESEMA, 2022

KSC Professor of Material Science and Engineering, Thomas Anthopoulos will be one of the speakers at the international workshop on Emerging Solar Energy Materials and Applications (ESEMA), 2022. The workshop is organized in the frame of the French CNRS networks:- on Organic Electronics "OERA" - on Hybrid Perovskite "HPERO" - on Organic and Hybrid Photovoltaic "NANORGASOL."

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17 April, 2022

WEP 2023 EDGE – Transform the World You Know

The two-week Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) returns in 2023 from January 8 to 19 under the theme EDGE – Transform the World You Know, chaired by Professor Derya Baran and co-chair Xin Gao.

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01 April, 2022

Thank You to all our heroes

Strategic National Advancement division at KAUST arranged the first ever “Green Roads” initiative on Friday, April 1, 2022.

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11 April, 2022

Why now is the time to localize semiconductors

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14 March, 2022

KSC Postdocs Win Big in the nanoGe Spring Meeting 2022

nanoGe Spring meeting, 2022 (NSM22), was an online conference held from March 7 – 11, 2022.

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11 February, 2022

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Science and gender equality are an integral part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

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13 January, 2022

Light Reflections

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has reaffirmed its commitment to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals in line with the Kingdom's Vision 2030 which draws on this great nation's intrinsic strengths on its way towards a sustainable future.

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01 December, 2021

KAUST Solar Center (KSC) Open Doors and KAUST Research Open Week Events

KAUST Solar Center (KSC) is excited to share our science and technology with you within the framework of the KAUST Research Open Week.

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05 January, 2021

Impurities boost performance of organic solar cells

Sunlight offers a potential solution in the search for an energy source that does not harm the planet, but this depends on finding a way to efficiently turn electromagnetic energy into electricity. Researchers from KAUST have shown how a known herbicide can improve this conversion in organic devices.

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26 October, 2020

A blast of gas for better solar cells

A simple process for depositing silicon oxide onto silicon wafers could be a great step forward for making silicon-based solar cells. Researchers at KAUST have used a method called plasma processing in a chamber filled with carbon dioxide gas.

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06 October, 2020

Energy-harvesting plastics pass the acid test

A polymer previously used to protect solar cells may find new applications in consumer electronics, reveals a KAUST team studying thin films capable of converting thermal energy into electricity.

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20 September, 2020

Quantum dot photovoltaics make a lasting impression

A process developed at KAUST for depositing extremely thin and smooth films can make it easier to manufacture stable solar cells based on quantum dot technology.

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14 September, 2020

Tandem devices feel the heat

Understanding how solar cell operation changes as it moves from the lab into the real world is essential for optimizing their design prior to mass production. KAUST researchers show how perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells function in a sunny and hot environment.

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