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March 05, 2017

Dr. Hesham ElSawy Elevated to Senior Member of IEEE and Recognized as an Exemplary Reviewer by the IEEE Transactions on Communications

​Dr. Hesham ElSawy has been elevated to the rank of Senior Member of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology.

February 17, 2017

Self-destructible electronics is a Mission Impossible no more

​What seemed a spy movie intriguing plot, it is now a reality. Muhammad Mustafa Hussain, Professor of Electrical Engineering, along with his team from the Integrated Nanotechnology Lab under the Computer, Electrical Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE) Division, demonstrated an innovative approach for in-built remote destruction capability of high-performance silicon-based electronics in few 10s of seconds.

February 05, 2017

Wrist sensor for health screening

​Give a Post-It Note paper to an Electrical Engineering team and you will see it turn onto the new alley to revolutionize modern medicine; an unprecedented wearable, budget-friendly and reliable a paper-based sensor for health screening encapsulated in a silicon wrist with a recycling high-tech design.

February 02, 2017

DIY Challenge 2017 winner announcement

Congratulations to Daniel Hickox-Young, Luke Prestowitz of Northwestern University, and Ma Yukun of National University Singapore. The three are the proud winners of the DIY Electronics Innovation Challenge 2017 that was hosted by the KAUST-NSF Research Conference on Interactive Electronics.

January 27, 2017

Costless and reliable 3D high-speed printing process to revolutionize decal sensors fabrication

​Attempts for 3D fabrication of decal electronics were previously made. But, rigid, bulky, and planar CMOS electronics were larger in size and limited in adaptability with the human body. Unwillingly, such obsolete device creates localized heating, power-loss and grumpy data performances.

January 18, 2017

New Data Mining approach makes recurring patterns easier to be spotted

The ultimate answer is ScaleMine, cost-effective and agile scalable parallel frequent subgraph mining in a single large graph. Panagiotis Kalnis, Professor of Computer Science (CS), and the team from the KAUST Extreme Computing Research Center (ECRC), under the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division signed this novel approach.

December 15, 2016

KAUST-born robotic avatar sets new era for undersea archaeology

In 2015, an extensive archaeological programme led by the French Ministry of Culture and the University of Montpellier set up a scientific collaboration with Khaled Nabil Salama, Professor from CEMSE Division and co-worker Professor Christian R. Voolstra, from the KAUST Red Sea Research Center, in partnership with Stanford University and Meka Robotics, in California, to develop Ocean One, an agile avatar that affords immediate and haptic-visual interaction – the process of recognizing objects through touch - in the ocean environment at depths greater than 50m.

December 08, 2016

CEMSE Big Data Open Day shows off fascinating discoveries

The fifth-anniversary event marked CEMSE’s biggest successes and featured 20 KAUST discoveries, with more than 1,000 visitors from the community attending the event.“Big data has many applications: to understand medicine better; to manage food supplies, and to connect objects. Data is at the center of everything,” said Dean Mootaz Elnozahy of the University’s Computer, Electrical, Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at the CEMSE Big Data Open Day held on December 4, 2016.

December 07, 2016

CEMSE Startup SONATE: Top 6 at SLUSH Singapore!

Out of 700 applications spanning from France to the USA, the KAUST-born cutting-edge startup Solutions for Nanotechnology (SONATE) was awarded the best science-centered company award. Making its way all the way through to the final top 6 it secured a $20,000 funding cheque.

November 22, 2016

Rawan Naous: a student with a knack for success

“KAUST is a unique place!” said Rawan. “The university has an interdisciplinary environment that offers great opportunities both at academic and social level. Working at KAUST has made possible improving my professional skills while raising a family, a mission impossible for most women out there.”

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