04 February, 2018Super-adsorbent MOF to control humidity
Humidity control is a vital aspect of air conditioning, but high energy requirements make conventional methods expensive and environmentally damaging. Researchers at KAUST have developed a metal-organic framework (MOF) that, within its range of applications, could control humidity in an eco-friendly and cost-effective way.
01 February, 2018SAMREF visits AMPM Center – Research to Industry!
Senior executives of SAMREF visited KAUST and AMPM Center to learn more about our research capabilities and potential for collaboration. Mohammad Al-Naghash, President & CEO, headed a large group of 17 executives from all branches of the company. AMPM Center Director, Prof. Mohamed Eddaoudi, welcomed our visitors and led the tour of Center facilities. SAMREF is an equally owned joint venture between Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil. They own and operate Yanbu Refining Company.
30 January, 2018Prof. Niveen Khashab leads “Women in STEM” at WEP 2018
AMPM Center Prof. Niveen Khashab led 'Women in STEM' debating the role of women in science. This event was held during Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) 2018 was attended by forty people who took an active part in an inspiriting debate. Five women with different backgrounds and shared their stories of attaining excellence in their careers and discussed how mentors helped them along the way.