KAUST News

08 November, 2020

KAUST startup tackles COVID using AI and robotics

The COVID-19 pandemic has activated vital innovation and R&D initiatives to tackle the crippling effects, health ramifications, and overall impact of the coronavirus on global societies and economies.

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25 August, 2020

Duarte on COVID-19 ecosystem rebound

KAUST PIs to contribute through their research capabilities to alleviate the COVID-19 pandemic, efforts coordinated by Donal Bradley, KAUST vice president for research, and Pierre Magistretti, KAUST dean of the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering division, mobilized a group of faculty to form the Rapid Research Response Team (R3T).

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13 August, 2020

KAUST partner SaudiVax advances treatment for COVID-19

As leading scientists and medical professionals around the world work to develop a cure for COVID-19, KAUST partners in Saudi Arabia are making significant strides toward a solution.

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10 August, 2020

Detecting the next pandemic using wastewater

One of the many faculty to step forward and contribute to the R3T was Peiying Hong, a KAUST associate professor of environmental science and engineering.

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16 June, 2021

A shock to the system

'Preparedness is key to reducing fatality,' said KAUST Professor of statistics Hernando Ombao.

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22 July, 2020

How AI helps improve COVID-19 testing

Xin Gao, KAUST associate professor of computer science and the acting associate director of the Computational Bioscience Research Center.

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