26 July, 2017
Prof. Derya Baran, was nominated by the Helmholtz Association, Germany, to attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Chemistry)
07 March, 2017
The chance observation of crystals forming a coffee-ring effect by Dr Liyang Yu has led to Prof. Amassian and co-workers at KSC making significant advances in controlling crystallization.
31 January, 2017
This month we are delighted to welcome Prof. Thomas Anthopoulos who has joined KSC as Professor of Material Science and Engineering.
31 January, 2017
The Solar Center extends a warm welcome to Prof. Derya Baran who joined KSC in January.
08 January, 2017
KSC students were granted the opportunity to organize a student-led symposium at the recent MRS Fall 2016 conference. Congratulations to the KSC students who successfully ran the event and to all their guest speakers.
15 December, 2016
ACS Energy Letters' editorial features the KAUST Research Conference held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2016 and highlights the award recipients. Our congratulations to them all.
11 December, 2016
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Maha Ahmed Alamoudi on her prize-winning poster at the MRS conference.
10 May, 2016
Last week at a recognition dinner, KAUST honored 12 members of its faculty who have been promoted to the ranks of associate professor and professor.
17 April, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Osman Bakr was among the five winning Innovators under 35 in the Arab World this year.
20 March, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Jean-Luc Bredas honored at the 251st ACS National Meeting in San Diego, US on March 15, 2016.
13 March, 2016
We are pleased to announce that LEVEL5, the first SPERC startup company, has won the first place in Kingdom Impact Award category in the KAUST Accelerator Showcase.
11 February, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Iain McCulloch has been named in Thomson Reuters' list of 2015 Highly Cited Researcher.
15 November, 2015
KAUST Solar Future 2015 Symposium took place on November 7 – 11, 2015, at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia.
20 August, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-Luc Bredas, the Center Director of SPERC has been selected for ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials, 2016.
01 August, 2015
SPERC is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Osman Bakr to Associate Professor of Material Science and Engineering.
01 July, 2015
SPERC is pleased to announce that Dr. Aram Amassian has been promoted to Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering from Assistant Professor.
05 May, 2015
SPERC is proud to announce that three members of our team have reached the five year milestone and were honored at the 2015 Employee Service Awards
24 February, 2015
SPERC is please to announce that Dr. Frédéric Laquai will be joining the Center February 24, 2015.
01 February, 2015
Dr. Jason Serin, newly appointed SPERC Lab Manager, joins KAUST from Arizona where he served as the Department Chair of Glendale College. He earned a PHD in Chemistry from UC Berkeley and has over 10 years of experience in organic and polymer chemistry instruction and research.
06 November, 2014
SPERC is pleased to announce that Professor Iain McCulloch joined the Center 9 November 2014.