10 July, 2019Dr. Wesley Boyette wins "The ASPACC Young Investigator Award"
Congratulations Dr. Wesley Boyette for winning "The ASPACC Young Investigator Award" at the12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion held in Fukuoka, Japan on July 4, 2019.
11 November, 2018Putting the squeeze on soot
Running diesel engines and gas turbines at high pressure to boost power output and efficiency is harmful for the environment. Burning fuel at high pressure can significantly change the soot particles that are produced, William Roberts from the KAUST Clean Combustion Research Center and his team have shown
05 August, 2018Renewables could drastically cut tailpipe emissions
Ethanol and related gasoline replacement fuels produce fewer smog-causing chemicals.
07 July, 2018KAUST – Boeing collaborative research
The Clean Combustion Research Center and the Boeing Company have collaborated on research projects since May 2015. The context of these projects is aircraft fire and explosion hazards; and their main objective is to provide a better understanding of the mechanisms involved during these dramatics events.
25 November, 2017Student Focus: Abdulrahman Abdullah Alkhateeb
Abdulrahman Abdullah Alkhateeb, a native of Dammam in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, received his master's degree in mechanical engineering from KAUST in 2014. He is currently a mechanical engineering Ph.D. student in the University's Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) working under the supervision of William Roberts, the director of CCRC.
12 October, 2017Abdullah AlRamadan and Team wins 1st place at the MEPEC technical debates
Congratulations to Nawaf AlGhamdi, Mayadah AlHashem and Abdullah AlRamadan on winning 1st place at the Middle Eastern Process Engineering Conference (MEPEC) technical debates held on 11 October 2017. MEPEC is the premier conference for oil and gas companies in the region.
30 April, 2015Securing the Kingdom's energy future
The rising costs of natural gases continue to prompt governments and industry to seek lower cost fuel alternatives. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for instance, is consuming an increasingly large portion of its own fossil fuels on energy requirements such as air conditioning and water.
24 December, 2014Fuel for thought: Improving combustion for a cleaner future
KAUST’s Clean Combustion Research Center aims to develop technologies for future fuel formulations, more efficient engines, and new methods for power generation.