Earlier this year, KAUST Professor of Electrical Engineering Ahmed Eltawil was elected as a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Eltawil was officially inducted as a Senior Member at the recent NAI 10th Annual Meeting held in Florida, U.S.
KAUST Professor of Electrical Engineering Ahmed Eltawil has recently been honored as the winner of the 8th Annual SSoE Spring Faculty Awards "Innovator of the Year" by the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine (UCI). The award is presented annually to the most innovative, current or former, UCI faculty member who has “demonstrated excellence by developing a breakthrough technology, idea or process and has demonstrated its large potential to create economic value and improve lives.”
Graduate student Diego Augusto Silva will join KAUST from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil. Diego obtained his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Federal University of São João del-Rei and his master's degree in electronic engineering and computing in electronic devices and systems from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil, respectively. He will join KAUST at the end of first semester.

Prof. Ahmed M. Eltawil has been recently elected a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). His cutting-edge research, numerous patents and innovation on the field of wireless communications have been decisive to receive this honor.

Abdulkadir Çelik participated in the #SciComm video competition during the #WEP2021 event of KAUST. His video is among the finalists and explains the  ‘Internet of Bodies’ concept, on which Prof. Ahmed Eltawil and him have been putting a determined effort for a while.

The winner will now be determined based on people’s choice.