King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)  

Saudi Arabia
  • Booth: 1813

KAUST is a graduate-level research university of science and technology located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. Curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research is conducted by students, faculty and researchers to address the world's pressing scientific and technological challenges related to food, water, energy and the environment. The Earth Science and Engineering (ErSE) program is rich with opportunities, for both M.S. and Ph.D. students, with a focus on modern computational and advanced data-analysis methods to study geophysical problems associated with atmospheric processes and ocean circulation, Earth structure and natural resources, earthquake processes and crustal deformation.

 Press Releases

  • (Nov 28, 2018)
    Few institutions of higher education have emerged so quickly and so successfully in the modern world:

    • KAUST is ranked FIRST in citations per faculty in QS world university rankings 2018.
    • Nature Index Rising Stars Rankings 2018:
      • SECOND in the World of Top 30 academic institutions under 30.
      • Number 9 in the Top 10 institutions in the World in Physical Sciences.
      • SECOND of the Top 20 institutions in Earth & Environmental Sciences in Western Asia.
      • No 112 of the Top 200 academic institutions in the World in Earth & Environmental Sciences.

    Students at KAUST receive world-class training to develop advanced skills that allow them to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges relating to water, food, energy, and the environment.

    They have access to unrivalled facilities in the faculty laboratories, affiliated research centers and the University’s Core Labs. This includes Shaheen, a Cray XC40 supercomputer with ~197’000 processor cores and over 7.2 Pflop/s theoretical peak performance (rank #32 on the Top500 list of Nov 2018).

    Visit us at Booth #1813 to see why making KAUST your destination could be the best decision you ever make!

    All students registering their interest are eligible to enter our draw for an Apple Watch!

  • (Nov 28, 2018)

    KAUST is recruiting outstanding, multinational Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Scientists, Staff, and Students to help one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions fulfill its educational and research missions. 

    We are hiring solely on the basis of merit, and will offer an attractive base pay augmented with benefits that compare favorably with the best global private and public institutions.  

    Faculty at KAUST benefit from flexible and sustained support to pursue long-term research and scientific goals.  Our Faculty are empowered and encouraged to aim high and investigate important questions with passion and freedom. Few universities enjoy this level of consistent support.

    Come and talk to us at Booth #1813 and find out about our unique University on the Shores of the Red Sea!