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KAUST Tackles Extreme Event Prediction

Oct 8, 2014 |

Five years ago, shortly after the founding of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, on the cost of the Red Sea, over 140 millimeters of rain fell over the region in just eight hours, causing over 100 fatalities and $100 million in damages. “All this rain coming at the Read more…

Supercomputing for a More Civil Society

Oct 8, 2009 |

Can Islamic Law, supercomputers, and a co-ed university peacefully coexist?

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Sep 23, 2009 |

A high-tech oasis appears in the Saudi desert.

Saudi Ready to Unveil Its Future

Aug 20, 2009 |

KAUST poised to become high-tech research center.