Jose Efrain Perez, a Ph.D. student based in the University's Sensing, Magnetism and Microsystems Laboratory, won the Magnetism as Art Showcase People's Choice Award at the 62nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) 2017 for his artwork entitled "Magnetic Nanobeacon." Efrai­n Perez, who is supervised by Professor Jurgen Kosel, won the award at the MMM's annual showcase which was held in Pittsburgh from November 6 to 10, 2017. His colleague Zahra Albu presented and accepted the award on his behalf.
Altynay Kaidarova, a CEMSE Master student in the Electrical Engineering Program, under the supervision of Prof. Jurgen Kosel, has recently been elected as a member of the Next Generation Magneticans Advisory Board. 
Mayyada Hawsawi, master student in the Sensing, Magnetism, and Microsystems Research Group, directed by Professor Jurgen Kosel, brought a piece of KAUST's research to the Falling Walls Global Lab Finale on November 8th  2017, in Berlin, Germany.
From DNA sequencing to environment monitoring, microfluidics devices have been broadly employed, but their production is more and more time-consuming and expensive. Researchers from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, have developed an innovative prototyping method for Lab on a Chip (LOC) production to plummet costs while augmenting performances.
The Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC), founded in 1986 as the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Microsensors and Microactuators. Professor Kosel spoke about magnetic micro- and nanosystems research being conducted at the Sensing, Magnetism, and Microsystems group at KAUST.