A screen-printing approach to creating foldable circuits could make many functional devices easier and cheaper to mass produce.
Movable airborne antennas receiving cellphone signals could reduce EMF exposure while offering higher data transmission speed and using less power.
A simple camera system paired with a sophisticated image-processing algorithm can achieve faster and more accurate reconstructions of particle flow.
An eight-fold speed up of deep machine learning can be achieved by skipping the transmission of zero values.
Tiny drops that resemble an extracellular matrix can be used to culture cells for delivery into the human body.
An approach that reduces the computational power required to analyze huge amounts of DNA data for identifying new microbes and their proteins could be used for manufacturing anything from new antibiotics to plastic-degrading enzymes.
Predicting wireless traffic using artificial intelligence could improve the reliability of future wireless communications.
Electrical and computer engineers take on complex modeling questions that can further our understanding of virus spread in small spaces.
3D models of bone formation provide a tool for tissue engineering, biomedical research and drug testing.
Ultrathin needles for probing plants could help keep crop health in check.
KAUST scientists have developed a user-friendly COVID-19 mutation tracking system, useful for authorities and scientists to quickly detect variants in their region, allowing them to make speedy policy and public health decisions.
The evolving periodicity of the brightness of certain types of stars can now be described mathematically.
The statistics used to understand social networks reveal the diversity of functional connections in the brain.
A printable hydrogel made of ultrashort peptides could help shape cells into viable tissues.
Researchers show how bacteria have adapted a sensing mechanism that allows them to live in different environments.
Some organisms evolve an internal switch that can remain hidden for generations until stress flicks it on.
A single semiconducting material can produce white light by emitting light across the visible spectrum.
A high-frequency model developed using data from new high-precision rain gauges gives fresh insight into the dynamics of rain and runoff events.
Harnessing the power of deep learning leads to better predictions of patient admissions and flow in emergency departments.
A printable ink that is both conductive and transparent can also block radio waves.
A likeness between genes of the SARS and COVID-19 viruses could inform research into potential treatments.
High-resolution analysis of wind speed across Saudi Arabia can help fast track the expansion of the Kingdom’s emerging world-class wind energy industry.
Novel red LEDs are more temperature stable than those made using the conventional semiconductor of choice.
KAUST Ph.D. graduate Dr. Noha Al-Harthi and doctoral student Rabab Alomairy, have won the German Gauss Center for Supercomputing (GCS) Award for original research that best advances high-performance computing. This makes KAUST the first Middle Eastern institution to receive this prestigious award.
Extreme weather patterns and regions at risk of flooding could be easier to spot using a new statistical model for large spatial datasets.
By training a search agent to make smarter exploratory decisions, relational data can be classified more accurately and efficiently.
Optical fibers wrapped around date palm trunks could help detect this tree’s most destructive pest early enough to save it.
In today’s world, it should come as no surprise that plastic dominates the products that we rely on each and every day. From our technology devices, to our water bottles, plastic is almost always an integral structural component.
A layer-based approach raises the efficiency of training artificial intelligence models.
Light can simultaneously transfer energy and data to underwater devices, but there’s a long way to go before these systems can be deployed.