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October 12, 2017

Announcement for Internship Opportunities

The Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) is pleased to announce the Saudi Summer Internship  2018 (SSI2018). The CEMSE Saudi Summer Internship is an 8-12 week research programme designed to introduce in-kingdom students to topics of research in our Division.​

Deadline: November 1st 2017​

October 01, 2017

CEMSE’s new underwater wireless optical communication (UWOC) opens new frontier for off-shore control system

A KAUST team, led by Professor Shihada and Professor Ooi designed a reconfigurable, high-quality real-time video streaming over an underwater wireless optical communication (UWOC) link up to 5 m distance that could be the answer to off-shore control system needs.

September 20, 2017

PhD student Mohammad Shaqura finalist for the Best Student Paper Award at ICMA 2017

​CEMSE Ph.D. student Mohammad Shaqura was recently selected as a finalist for the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2017. The paper was among 10 finalists out of over 500 papers for various ICMA awards. ​​

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September 17, 2017

Professor Alouini honored at OIC Summit on Science and Technology 2017

Mohamed-Slim Alouini, Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering Division (CEMSE) was recently honored with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Science and Technology (S&T) Achievement Award from the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. 

September 14, 2017

KAUST Ph.D. student Lukas Larisch wins the PACE 2017 Challenge

​Lukas Larisch, a KAUST Ph.D. student in Computer Science working under the supervision of Professor Gabriel Wittum, won the PACE 2017 Parameterized Algorithms and Computational Experiments Challenge. The award ceremony that took place in Vienna, Austria, at the beginning of September this year has been held during the ALGO Congress at the International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation (IPEC 2017).

September 07, 2017

Hesham ElSawy gains ISWCS Best Scientific Contribution Award 2017

CEMSE’s Postdoctoral fellow Hesham ElSawy gained the "Best Scientific Contribution Award" at the 14th International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems (ISWCS), Bologna, Italy. ElSawy stood out with the paper titled "On the Scalability of Uncoordinated Multiple Access for the Internet of Things". 

August 13, 2017

Professor Sun receives the Environment Early Investigator Award 2017 for her outstanding contribution in environmental statistics

Ying Sun, Professor of Statistics in the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering Division (CEMSE) of the Kind Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, has been awarded the 2017 Early Investigator Award by the American Statistical Association’s Section on Statistics and the Environment (ENVR). 

July 05, 2017

Visiting Ph.D. Student Meng-Lin Tsai and Prof Jr-Hau He device the thinnest highly-efficient solar cell

At King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), a team of researchers developed what might be the effective solution to the problem: the thinnest solar cells with lateral geometry offering high optoelectronic performances while reducing production costs of extended photovoltaic architecture.  The research was recently published in Advanced Material and reported by Nature Middle East.[1]


[1] M.-L. TsaiM.-Y. LiJ. R. D. RetamalK.-T. LamY.-C. LinK. SuenagaL.-J. ChenG. LiangL.-J. LiJ.-H. HeAdv. Mater. 201729, 1701168. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201701168

June 19, 2017

Two KAUST students selected for the Three Minute Thesis 3MT competition final at IMS2017

​ This year, KAUST took the lion’s share at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT(R)) contest at the annual IEEE microwave symposium IMS2017, with two students selected to take part in the final and one of them – Dr. Farhan Abdul Ghaffar – finishing within the top 4 and getting Honorable Mention for his presentation.​

June 18, 2017

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships in photonics @ CEMSE

A group of professors working in the area of photonics at KAUST, most of them with CEMSE Division, offer hosting of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships in their research groups within the EU H2020 COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme MULTIPLY. Interested candidates from the European Union and Associated Countries are invited to submit proposals to the open call by the published by MULTIPLY. The list of the hosting professors includes Andrea Fratalocchi, Boon S. Ooi, Carlo Liberale, Enzo M. Di Fabrizio, Kazuhiro Ohkawa, Mohamed-Slim Alouini, and Xiaohang Li.

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