KAUST partners with McLaren Racing on R&D

(From left to right:) Jonathan Neale, chief operations officer of McLaren Group; Mani Sarathy, KAUST associate director of the University's Clean Combustion Research Center; and John Cooper, chief business officer of McLaren Racing. McLaren Racing and KAUST recently signed a five-year R&D agreement.
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McLaren Racing and KAUST signed a five-year research and development (R&D) agreement focused on extreme performance technology.

The partnership aims to advance research in the areas of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), machine learning, fuels and lubricants, advanced mathematics and sensors and electronics.

"This partnership underlines our commitment to supporting global STEM advancements," said Jonathan Neale, chief operations officer of McLaren Group. "KAUST is a leading research and education institution in these fields and mirrors our core values. McLaren Racing is part of a world-leading technology group of companies and is engaged in Formula 1 across the globe. Together with KAUST, we can push science and technology in our mutual interest areas to new limits."

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