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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is among the most common causes of death in Saudi Arabia. So much so that there are currently over 20,000 patients in the Kingdom undergoing dialysis in an attempt to combat the disease. According to age-standardized prevalence data, the prevalence of CKD (stages 1–2, stage 3, stage 4 and stage 5) in the Kingdom is estimated at 9,892 per 100,000 people, which is higher than the estimates for Western Europe (5,446 per 100,000) and North America (7,919 per 100,00...
KAUST Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Atif Shamim has been selected as a Distinguished Lecturer (DL) for the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) from 2022 to 2024. In his new role, sponsored by the IEEE, Shamim will give lectures to AP-S chapter members on topics of interest and importance to the global AP community.
KAUST Professor of Computer Science Elmootazbellah Elnozahy has been elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Elnozahy will be officially inducted during the NAI’s 2022 Annual Meeting June 13-15, 2022, in Arizona, U.S.
A team composed of KAUST and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) students was one of three winning teams of this year's Saudi Telecom Company (STC) AIoT (AI & IoT) Hackathon.
A team composed of KAUST and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) students was one of three winning teams of this year’s Saudi Telecom Company (STC) AIoT (AI & IoT) Hackathon. The KAUST entry, AgriDoctor, a proposed autonomous, sustainable, intelligent agriculture system, was a standout pick for the competition judges from a pool of 110 project submissions and 350 participants.
Held from October 10-12, 2021, the hackathon was open for in-Kingdom university students and STC e...
Two KAUST Ph.D. students from the KAUST Secure Next Generation Resilient Systems (SENTRY) Lab, Ioannis Zografopoulos and Panagiotis Karamichailidis, recently won the 18th annual CSAW Cybersecurity Games & Conference’s (CSAW '21) Embedded Security Challenge (ESC). ESC was one of eight cyber competitions held during CSAW '21, an international student-run cyber security event, which took place virtually from November 10-14, 2021.
KAUST Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Boon S. Ooi has been appointed Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE Photonics Technology Letters beginning January 1, 2022. Following a series of interviews, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photonics Society’s Publication Council recommended to the IEEE Photonics Society Board of Governors that Ooi be appointed EiC of IEEE Photonics Technology Letters from January 1, 2022, until December 31, 2024.
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.
A collaborative multi-institutional research team featuring KAUST Associate Professor of Computer Science Marco Canini won a best paper award at the 28th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP 2021).
Nazek El-Atab, KAUST assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and the principal investigator of the Smart, Advanced Memory Devices and Applications (SAMA) Lab, has been recently selected to feature in the upcoming NEOM “Changemakers” video series.
Nazek El-Atab, KAUST assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and the principal investigator of the Smart, Advanced Memory Devices and Applications (SAMA) Lab, has been recently selected to serve as a Distinguished Lecturer (DL) for the IEEE Electron Devices Society.
The progressive telecommunications research of KAUST Ph.D. candidate Maurilio Matracia, supervised by postdoctoral fellow Mustafa Kishk and Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Mohamed-Slim Alouini, has been recently awarded the second-place prize at the 9th IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (IEEE SusTech 2021) student poster contest.
KAUST Professor of Computer Science Peter Richtárik and his former student Nicolas Loizou, currently a postdoctoral researcher at Mila - Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute and soon to take up an assistant professorship position at Johns Hopkins University, recently received the 2020 Computational Optimization and Applications (COAP) Best Paper Award.
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.
Nazek El-Atab is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and the principal investigator of the Smart, Advanced Memory Devices and Applications (SAMA) Lab.