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1 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology A House of Wisdom, A Beacon of Tolerance Logo for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

2 A Radical New Social Experiment Logo of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned national oil company of Saudi Arabia. Flag of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

3 Vision and Mission Statement King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

4 Cooperation and Understanding The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology opened its doors in September Photo by Saudi Aramco

5 Post-graduate and Specialized Research KAUST is the first mixed-sex university in Saudi Arabia.

6 Three-part Mission KAUST was designed with spaces and areas conducive to learning.

7 Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research Chemical and Life Science and Engineering Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Engineering Physical Sciences and Engineering

8 Four Key Fields Ras Tanura Oil Refinery

9 Multidisciplinary Research Centers (L-R) MS Marine Science student Noru Moreno, President Choon Fong Shih, MS Marine Science student Fahmi Machda, Senior Vice President for Economic and Technology Development, Dr. Mohamed Samaha and Assistant Professor for Marine Science Christan Voolstra.

10 The KAUST Campus The campus of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

11 Connections to Outstanding Academic Institutions Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Imperial College of London Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai) Institute François du Petrole National University of Singapore American University of Cairo

12 Unique Class of Hybrid Nanomaterials Energy transfer diagrammed from nano-thin layers of Sandia- grown quantum wells to the LANL nanocrystals (a.k.a. quantum dots) above the nanolayers.

13 KAUST Economic Development Program Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC) Dow Chemical Siemens GE Shell Sumitomo Chemical IBM

14 IBM Center for Deep Computing Research Logo for IBM

15 Major Scientific Breakthroughs KAUST Nanofabriation Laboratory Interior

16 Major Scientific Breakthroughs Red Sea coral and marine life.

17 One of the Worlds Great Institutions of Research King Abdullah at Saudi Aramcos 75th anniversary celebration in Photo by Saudi Aramco

18 Conclusion The Arabian Desert


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