Power grids have become far more complex in recent decades due to energy demands, environmental regulations and small-scale renewable energy systems that turn businesses and individuals into combined consumer-producers. One way to ensure that power supplies remain resilient is to create small groups of sources and loads called microgrids.
KAUST Professor of Computer Science Elmootazbellah Elnozahy has been elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. NAI fellows are selected based on the number and significance of patents they are co-inventors; the patents must also have stemmed from a university-based research program.
Marc Dacier, professor of computer science, joins KAUST as a member of the Resilience Computing and Cybersecurity Research Center (RC3) from his most recent position as full professor and department head of the digital security department at EURECOM.
An eight-fold speed up of deep machine learning can be achieved by skipping the transmission of zero values.
Professor Paulo Esteves-Veríssimo joins KAUST from the University of Luxembourg (UNILU), where he served as FNR PEARL Chair of UNILU’s Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine and Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust. He joins KAUST as the director of the recently established KAUST Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center (RC3).