Loading...
You are seeing an old Enrichment Program. If you want to return to the current program, please click here

Friday, January 14, 2011
The opening reception of the 2011 Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) will bring an evening of traditional Saudi Arabian entertainment down to the Harbor Walk. Offering an enveloping display of culture an ... more
Saturday, January 15, 2011

WEP Official Opening

Location: Auditorium Bldg. 20

By Alyn Rockwood | James Calvin

The (Acting) Provost and Chairman of the WEP Programme Committee will welcome the KAUST Community to the official opening of the WEP 2011. Refreshments will be served.

Welcome Lecture: Where is Chemistry heading?

Location: Auditorium Bldg. 20

By Bengt Nordén

Chemistry is known as the science of making molecules - that is putting atoms together with strong bonds. However, in the world of molecules also the much weaker interactions between different molecul ... more

KAUST Museum Tour

Location: Museum

By WEP Team

The Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from the year 650 to 1650. These Muslim scholars include amongst them the grea ... more
The writing and publishing of scientific papers lies at the core of the scientific process. It is crucial to individual researchers, as well as the scientific institutes and organizations that employ ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more

Piano from the Starting Line

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Courtney Malone

This class will introduce beginners to the basics of playing the piano. Students will enjoy the camaraderie of a classroom environment. No previous musical experience required.

Still Finding Science in Finding Nemo

Location: Auditorium Bldg. 20

By Michael Berumen

In last year's WEP course, we explored some of the scientific "fact vs. fiction" to be found in the ever-popular movie "Finding Nemo". Set on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia we follow the adventur ... more
Sunday, January 16, 2011

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi | Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.
To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all two classes for this course is required.;;The biological revolution of the last 40 years has now p ... more
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Improv Theatre (A)

Location: Conference Center Bldg 19 Room 1

By Lisa Rowland

Professional Training through Improvisation This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. To ... more

Introduction to Physical Problem Solving

Location: Building 9

By Catherine Newman

This course is an opportunity for participants to develop their physical problem-solving sensibilities. Directed towards graduate students involved in research, the course topics are designed to provi ... more

Marine Life for Non-Majors 1/3

Location: Building 9

By Kathryn Furby | Michael Berumen

This course provides a very general introduction to the exciting world of life in the oceans and will operate on the assumption that attendees have little to no biology or marine science background. W ... more

Scientific Type Setting with LaTeX

Location: Building 9

By Christos Saragiotis

What is LATEX? LATEX (pronounced lay-tech) is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TEX typesetter (a special-purpose programming language and the centerpiece of a typeset ... more

Visualization Laboratory Open House

Location: Building #1 Level 2 East Entrance Showcase Area

By WEP Team

Demonstrations will be provided of KVL visualization systems, including the NexCAVE immersive visualization system, Autostereoscopy Tile Display, Ulta-Narrow bezel display wall, and power-walls. Demon ... more
Halophilic microbes are salt-loving organisms that inhabit saline and hypersaline environments (1). They are found distributed all over the world, in natural brines in arid, coastal and deep-sea locat ... more

Improv Singing

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Joshua Brody

Professional Training Through Music Improvisation This class will teach non-musicians and musicians alike, through the power of improvisation (working without the written music), to cultivate valuable ... more

Improv Theatre (B)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Basel Al-Naffouri

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Public Speaking in Graduate School Settings 1/3

Location: Building 9

By Erica Jolly

This workshop will focus particularly in the elements of effective public speaking (e.g., at Town Hall meetings, in Graduate Student Council, and in Graduate Seminars). It covers elements such as audi ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Introduction to MATLAB 1/2

Location: Campus Library

By Soheyb Kouider

The word MATLAB is the abbreviation of “Matrix Laboratory”. It is a powerful programming language designed for technical and scientific computations. This course will introduce the tool and then be ta ... more

Isolation and Characterization of Marine Natural Products

Location: Building 9

By Phil Crews

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 15 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This work shop is intended for any one (e.g., PhD cand ... more

Staff Improv Class

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi

Professional Training through Improvisation – for staff only This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercis ... more

Reprise of 2010 Favorite Faculty Offerings

Location: Auditorium

By Alyn Rockwood | Kenneth Minneman

Dragons and Demons: Writing a Novel: 7:30pm - 8:15pm;The view is taken that writing is less a cerebral, planned exercise than one might anticipate. It is more about feelings, fears and facing the emot ... more
Monday, January 17, 2011

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi | Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.
To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all two classes for this course is required.;;The biological revolution of the last 40 years has now p ... more

Biomedical Signals and Sensors

Location: Building 9

By Eugenijus Kaniusas

The course provides basic understanding of human biosignals which are commonplace in clinical practice. The registered biomedical signals reflect mostly vital physiological phenomena and are relevant ... more
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Improv Class (Section A)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Basel Al-Naffouri | Lisa Rowland

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Introduction to Physical Problem Solving

Location: Building 9

By Catherine Newman

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This course is an opportunity for participants to deve ... more

Marine Life for Non-Majors 2/3

Location: Building 9

By Kathryn Furby | Michael Berumen

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This course provides a very general introduction to th ... more

KAUST Museum Tour

Location: Museum

By WEP Team

The Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from the year 650 to 1650. These Muslim scholars include amongst them the grea ... more
The International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. The Year of Chemistry is intended ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

Improv Singing

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Joshua Brody

Professional Training Through Music Improvisation This class will teach non-musicians and musicians alike, through the power of improvisation (working without the written music), to cultivate valuable ... more

Improv Theatre (Section B)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Lisa Rowland | Tim Orr

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Isolation and Characterization of Marine Natural Products

Location: Building 9

By Phil Crews

To register for this course, please register for part 2 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This work shop is intended for any one (e.g., PhD cand ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more
The International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. The Year of Chemistry is intended ... more

Staff Improv Class

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi

Professional Training through Improvisation – for staff only This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercis ... more

Piano from the Starting Line

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Courtney Malone

This class will introduce beginners to the basics of playing the piano. Students will enjoy the camaraderie of a classroom environment. No previous musical experience required.

Bringing “Avatar” Faces to Life

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

Bringing “Avatar” Faces to Life
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi | Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.

Biomedical Signals and Sensors

Location: Building 9

By Eugenijus Kaniusas

The course provides basic understanding of human biosignals which are commonplace in clinical practice. The registered biomedical signals reflect mostly vital physiological phenomena and are relevant ... more
Concept and Application of Modern Multi-Pulse Multi-Dimensional NMR
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Improv Class (Section A)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Basel Al-Naffouri | Lisa Rowland

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Introduction to Physical Problem Solving

Location: Building 9

By Catherine Newman

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This course is an opportunity for participants to deve ... more

Marine Life for Non-Majors 3/3

Location: Building 9

By Kathryn Furby | Michael Berumen

To register for this course, please register for part 2 of the course on 17 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This course provides a very general introduction to th ... more

Scientific Type Setting with LaTeX

Location: Building 9

By Christos Saragiotis

What is LATEX? LATEX (pronounced lay-tech) is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TEX typesetter (a special-purpose programming language and the centerpiece of a typeset ... more
Sustainable Chemistry: Principles, Methods and Technologies
Monitoring The Diversity And Role Of Marine Microorganisms
Monitoring The Diversity And Role Of Marine Microorganisms

Size Matters

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

Size Matters

Improv Singing

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Joshua Brody

Professional Training Through Music Improvisation This class will teach non-musicians and musicians alike, through the power of improvisation (working without the written music), to cultivate valuable ... more

Improv Theatre (Section B)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Lisa Rowland | Tim Orr

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Public Speaking in Graduate School Settings 2/3

Location: Building 9

By Erica Jolly

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 16 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This workshop will focus particularly in the elements ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

Birds of the Middle East 1/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

Birds of the Middle East

Introduction to MATLAB 2/2

Location: Campus Library

By Soheyb Kouider

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 29 January, 2011. Taking all 2 classes for this course is required.;;The word MATLAB is the abbreviation of “Matrix Laboratory” ... more
Harnessing the Power of the Whole Brain to Enhance Learning

Staff Improv Class

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi

Professional Training through Improvisation – for staff only This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercis ... more

Music and the Elements

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Richard Swann

What makes music tick? How is music made and how does it work? Have you ever wondered why you do or don’t like a piece of music? These are some of the underlying questions that this lecture will exami ... more
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Fact Based World View

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

A Fact Based World View

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.

Advanced Improv Theatre

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi | Tim Orr

Advanced Improv Theatre: This class is designed for those who participated in an improv class during 2010 WEP. Exercises will dig deeper into scene work and character study.

Biomedical Signals and Sensors

Location: Building 9

By Eugenijus Kaniusas

The course provides basic understanding of human biosignals which are commonplace in clinical practice. The registered biomedical signals reflect mostly vital physiological phenomena and are relevant ... more
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Improv Class (Section A)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Basel Al-Naffouri | Lisa Rowland

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Scientific Type Setting with LaTeX

Location: Building 9

By Christos Saragiotis

What is LATEX? LATEX (pronounced lay-tech) is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TEX typesetter (a special-purpose programming language and the centerpiece of a typeset ... more
Concept and Application of Modern Multi-Pulse Multi-Dimensional NMR
Monitoring The Diversity And Role Of Marine Microorganisms

Improv Singing

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Joshua Brody

Professional Training Through Music Improvisation This class will teach non-musicians and musicians alike, through the power of improvisation (working without the written music), to cultivate valuable ... more

Improv Theatre (Section B)

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Lisa Rowland | Tim Orr

Professional Training through Improvisation: This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercise in teamwork. T ... more

Public Speaking in Graduate School Settings 3/3

Location: Building 9

By Erica Jolly

To register for this course, please register for part 2 of the course on 18 January, 2011. Taking all three classes for this course is required.;;This workshop will focus particularly in the elements ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

Birds of the Middle East 2/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

Birds of the Middle East

Numbers, Codes and Logic

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

Numbers, Codes and Logic
Since the communicative revolution in language education, grammar tasks have become an integral part of the learning process. Participants will have multiple opportunities to interact in creative ways ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more

Staff Improv Class

Location: Conference Center Bldg.19

By Regina Saisi

Professional Training through Improvisation – for staff only This course teaches personal skills through the power of improvisation. Improvised acting (acting without a script) is the ultimate exercis ... more

Piano from the Starting Line

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Courtney Malone

This class will introduce beginners to the basics of playing the piano. Students will enjoy the camaraderie of a classroom environment. No previous musical experience required.
Thursday, January 20, 2011

WEP 5 Km Family Run

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Master Class of Cuisine

Location: Harbor Sports Club Cafe

By Alessandro Karmani

Our Dinner show is a three-hour hands-on event that lets you prepare and relish a memorable meal. When the guest arrives at the cooking show space they will be greeted with canapés & drinks reception. ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

Old Jeddah Shopping Tour

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC
Friday, January 21, 2011

Basel and Friends

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

WEP Beach Open Day Program

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Beach Day

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Piano from the Starting Line

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Courtney Malone

This class will introduce beginners to the basics of playing the piano. Students will enjoy the camaraderie of a classroom environment. No previous musical experience required.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Viz. 1: Scientific Data Visualization using AVIZO

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

KAUST Museum Tour

Location: Museum

By WEP Team

The Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from the year 650 to 1650. These Muslim scholars include amongst them the grea ... more
This short session introduces clear guidelines for writing for popular science journals. During the workshop participants discover how writing for peer-reviewed journals differs from writing for popul ... more
This short session introduces clear guidelines for writing for popular science journals. During the workshop participants discover how writing for peer-reviewed journals differs from writing for popul ... more

Dates, A Product of KSA

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

The Birth of Quantum Mechanics 1/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more

WEP Research Poster Session

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC
Sunday, January 23, 2011
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC I)

Location: Building 9

By Benoit Marchand

The purpose of this seminar is to introduce KAUST students - and as this is WEP any other curious minded person wishing to learn about super-computing is most welcome to join - to High Performance Com ... more

Mathematical Modeling of Metamaterials Electromagnetics 1/3

Location: Building 9

By Jichun Li

The purpose of this lecture series is to introduce the most recent progress in mathematical modeling of metamaterials and its potential applications. The electromagnetic metamaterials are artificially ... more

Poverty in the Nation of Social Sponsorship?

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Steps to Successful Roommate Relationships

Location: Building 18. Fellowship Room on the 4th floor.

By Randy Moredock

This workshop presents steps to developing and maintaining a successful relationship with your roommate(s).

Viz. 2 -Scientific Data Visualization using VISIT

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Visualization Laboratory Open House

Location: Building #1 Level 2 East Entrance Showcase Area

By WEP Team

Demonstrations will be provided of KVL visualization systems, including the NexCAVE immersive visualization system, Autostereoscopy Tile Display, Ulta-Narrow bezel display wall, and power-walls. Demon ... more

Introduction to MATLAB

Location: Campus Library

By Soheyb Kouider

The word MATLAB is the abbreviation of “Matrix Laboratory”. It is a powerful programming language designed for technical and scientific computations. This course will introduce the tool and then be ta ... more

Music Workshop by Samite

Location: Auditorium

By Samite Mulondo

Samite's workshop will provide an opportunity for students to experience his music through instruments, rhythms and melodies of East Africa.
Harnessing the Power of the Whole Brain to Enhance Learning

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Music Workshop

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Richard Swann

What makes music tick? How is music made and how does it work? Have you ever wondered why you do or don’t like a piece of music? These are some of the underlying questions that this lecture will exami ... more

The Birth of Quantum Mechanics 2/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC
Monday, January 24, 2011
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC II)

Location: Building 9

By Benoit Marchand

The purpose of this seminar is to introduce KAUST students - and as this is WEP any other curious minded person wishing to learn about super-computing is most welcome to join - to High Performance Com ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC II)

Location: Building 9

By Benoit Marchand

The purpose of this seminar is to introduce KAUST students - and as this is WEP any other curious minded person wishing to learn about super-computing is most welcome to join - to High Performance Com ... more

Introduction to Value Engineering 1/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Mathematical Modeling of Metamaterials Electromagnetics 2/3

Location: Building 9

By Jichun Li

The purpose of this lecture series is to introduce the most recent progress in mathematical modeling of metamaterials and its potential applications. The electromagnetic metamaterials are artificially ... more

Viva La Robolution

Location: uditorium Bldg. 20

By Bruno Bonnell

Don't miss the coming robolution!! After the tools which are extensions of human dexterity and the machines which have increased man's strengths, welcome to a new step for mankind : the era of robots. ... more

History of KAUST Architecture

Location: Building 9

By Ron Keller

KAUST Architecture vision to reality KAUST was the single largest project in HOK history. It was designed and constructed at a pace that was not thought possible at the onset. HOK (Hellmuth, Obata + K ... more

KAUST Museum Tour

Location: Museum

By WEP Team

The Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from the year 650 to 1650. These Muslim scholars include amongst them the grea ... more

Music Workshop by Samite

Location: Auditorium

By Samite Mulondo

Samite's workshop will provide an opportunity for students to experience his music through instruments, rhythms and melodies of East Africa.

Dynamic Systems and Geometry in Phyllotaxis

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Music Workshop

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Richard Swann

What makes music tick? How is music made and how does it work? Have you ever wondered why you do or don’t like a piece of music? These are some of the underlying questions that this lecture will exami ... more

Saudi Archaeology at a Glance

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Ultrafast Spectroscopy Photoelectron Imaging

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Advanced Geometrics in Pattern Formation 1/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Concert: Journey to the Soul Of Africa

Location: Auditorium Bldg. 20

By Samite Mulondo

Journey to the Soul of Africa with Samite of Uganda The world-renowned musician, Samite, takes you on a uniques journey to his Africa through stories and music played on such African instruments as th ... more
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more
The design of advanced material and structures requires capturing with high robustness level multiscale features both at the material and at the structural scales. Recent advances are discussed here f ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPCIII)

Location: Building 9

By Benoit Marchand

The purpose of this seminar is to introduce KAUST students - and as this is WEP any other curious minded person wishing to learn about super-computing is most welcome to join - to High Performance Com ... more

Mathematical Modeling of Metamaterials Electromagnetics 3/3

Location: Building 9

By Jichun Li

The purpose of this lecture series is to introduce the most recent progress in mathematical modeling of metamaterials and its potential applications. The electromagnetic metamaterials are artificially ... more
This lecture will discuss the status of the revolutionary UNCD film technology developed and patented at Argonne National Laboratory. UNCD thin films are grown by microwave plasma or hot filament chem ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Music Workshop

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Richard Swann

What makes music tick? How is music made and how does it work? Have you ever wondered why you do or don’t like a piece of music? These are some of the underlying questions that this lecture will exami ... more
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & WEP 2011 PRESENT “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS A CAREER IN KSA” PERSPECTIVE FROM YOUNG SAUDI ENTREPRENEURS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Please join us and six young entrepreneurs of Jeddah for ... more
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Advanced Geometrics in Pattern Formation 2/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Behind the Scenes at Pixar

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC
Many scientific datasets can no longer be readily visualized on a single discreet system. The KAUST Visualization Laboratory systems all provide students with powerful capabilities to enhance and acce ... more
The Economic Development Entrepreneurship Center and the WEP 2011 committee are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management to offer a Certificate Prog ... more
To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 25 January, 2011. Taking all two classes for this course is required.;;The design of advanced material and structures requires ... more
The purpose of this seminar is to introduce KAUST students - and as this is WEP any other curious minded person wishing to learn about super-computing is most welcome to join - to High Performance Com ... more

Introduction to Value Engineering 2/2

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC
Since the communicative revolution in language education, grammar tasks have become an integral part of the learning process. Participants will have multiple opportunities to interact in creative ways ... more

KAUST Museum Tour

Location: Museum

By WEP Team

The Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from the year 650 to 1650. These Muslim scholars include amongst them the grea ... more
This lecture will discuss the status of the revolutionary UNCD film technology developed and patented at Argonne National Laboratory. UNCD thin films are grown by microwave plasma or hot filament chem ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more
To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 25 January, 2011. Taking all two classes for this course is required.;;Most biological processes are mediated through molecules ... more

Violin Class

Location: Student Center Bldg.18 cConference room 4223

By Yuhong Kuang

This 1-hour daily class given for two weeks will introduce the beginning student to the art of violin playing. Hands-on experience with the instrument will allow the student to appreciate the complexi ... more

Music Workshop

Location: Harbor Secondary School

By Richard Swann

What makes music tick? How is music made and how does it work? Have you ever wondered why you do or don’t like a piece of music? These are some of the underlying questions that this lecture will exami ... more
The volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull (Iceland) revealed how vulnerable our modern society can be to natural hazards. More than 100,000 flights were cancelled during the most active week in April ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more
Thursday, January 27, 2011

Jeddah Museum Tour

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Preconceived Ideas regarding Saudi Workforce

Location: Auditorium Bldg.20

By Abdulrahman Al-Zamil

WEP Ultimate Frisbee: Ultimate Clinic

Location: Thuwal Park On the fields outside the mansions.

By Becca Tucker | Joe Gara

Ultimate Clinic – Open to all KAUST community members aged 10 years and above. Skills include throwing, catching and offensive and defensive strategies, etc. Experienced coaches will introduce the gam ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

WEP Ultimate Frisbee: Disk Golf

Location: Thuwal Park On the field next to the Island ECC and the event will take place throughout the park.

By Becca Tucker | Joe Gara

Disk Golf – Nine hole course set on the Thuwal Park. Coaches will teach the basics of disc golf to beginners, and everyone will play. To register contact Scott Herrington - scott.herrington@kaust.edu. ... more

WEP Football/Soccer Tournament

Location: Thuwal Park Soccer fields

By Adel Saad

This tournament is an outdoor 7v7 men's football tournament. The tournament is open to all KAUST community members ages 16 and up. In order to participate, all players are required to have registered ... more
Friday, January 28, 2011

WEP Bowling Tournament

Location: Harbor Recreation Center

By WEP Team

The Harbor Sports Club is hosting the WEP Bowling Tournament which is open to all members of the community. To enter the bowling competition, contact the Recreation Help desk on (02) 808 6616 or email ... more

WEP Ultimate Frisbee: Ultimate Tournament

Location: Thuwal Park On the fields outside the mansions.

By Becca Tucker | Joe Gara

WEP Ultimate Tournament – Open to everyone ages 10 and up. Individuals will be placed on balanced teams and play a series of games for the championship. To register contact Scott Herrington - scott.he ... more

WEP Golf Cup

Location: Saafa Golf CLub

By WEP Team

Safaa Golf Club will be hosting the 2011 WEP Golf Tournament open to all community members. The 2011 W.E.P. Cup will be run in a Texas Scramble format where teams of 4 players will play 18 holes all t ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 2:15pm BLUE PLANET (Documentary);;2:45pm - 3:30pm INTO THE DEEP (Documentary);;4:00 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:30pm - 3:30pm What the Bleep Do We Know (Documentary);;4:00pm - 6:00pm Cracking the Code o ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm Destiny in Space (Documentary);;2:15pm - 4:30pm Star Trek [1979] (pg 13);;5: ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:00pm - 1:45pm JOURNEY TO MECCA [Arabic];;2:15pm - 3:45pm FRANKENSTEIN [1931] (PG 13);;4:15 ... more

WEP Film Festival

Location: KAUST Cinema

By WEP Team

NO registration is needed. Please go to the venue as seats will be taken based on first come first served.;;1:15pm - 2:00pm DESTINY IN SPACE(Documentary);;2:30pm - 4:00pm AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH(Documen ... more

WEP Women's Badminton Tournament

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

The Harbor Sports Club is hosting 2 separate WEP badminton tournaments that are active, competitive and most importantly fun. Separate tournaments are being held for men’s singles and women’s singles ... more
Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Art of Being a Scientist

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

WEP Men’s Badminton Tournament

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

The Harbor Sports Club is hosting 2 WEP badminton tournaments that are active, competitive and most importantly fun. Separate tournaments are being held for men’s singles and women’s singles and both ... more

Introduction to MATLAB

Location: Campus Library

By Soheyb Kouider

To register for this course, please register for part 1 of the course on 29 January, 2011. Taking all 2 classes for this course is required.;;The word MATLAB is the abbreviation of “Matrix Laboratory” ... more

Surviving the Ph.D. Dissertation

Location: Building 18. Fellowship Room on the 4th floor.

By Randy Moredock

Completing research for and writing a dissertation or master’s thesis can be very challenging. Some people become so anxious about the process that they can’t find a way to proceed with their work. Th ... more

Introduction to the Art of Islamic Calligraphy

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 2

By Ammar Nahwi

In this introductory workshop, you will be given an overview of the art of Islamic Calligraphy as one of the most prominent forms of visual arts in the Islamic Culture. Topics will include the history ... more

Open Access: Accelerating Scientific Progress

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Peter Jerram

Does the traditional subscription-based publishing model serve science and medicine? Medical and scientific research results — the world’s vast compendium of scientific knowledge — are privately owned ... more

Communicating Effectively in the Classroom

Location: Bldg 19 Level 3 Room 1 & 2

By Ken Larner | Roel Snieder

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more
Sunday, January 30, 2011

Research Poster Session Awards

Location: Library - Level 2

By WEP Team

The 2011 WEP Committee proudly presents the first “Research Poster Session”. During this session, graduate students and postdocs will present their research work to the KAUST academic and general comm ... more
The programme for this One-day Symposium is as follows:;;Morning;09:00 – 09:15 Introduction, Jean Philippe Croue;09:15 – 10:00 Disinfection Byproducts(DBPs) in Drinking Water and Human Health, David R ... more

The Art of Being a Scientist

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Cloud Computing: Concepts and Technologies

Location: Building 9

By Sambit Sahu

This tutorial will provide an introduction to cloud computing with emphasis on hands-on experience and understanding of underlying concepts and technologies. Starting with a commercially available Inf ... more

Musical Marathon

Location: Level 0 between Diner and Library

By WEP Team

The Musical Marathon is an informal "talent show" to be presented during the lunchtime hours on the Level 0 courtyard between the Campus Diner and the Library. We encourage a variety of talents to be ... more

Steps to Successful Roommate Relationships

Location: Building 18. Fellowship Room on the 4th floor.

By Randy Moredock

This workshop presents steps to developing and maintaining a successful relationship with your roommate(s).

Surviving the Ph.D. Dissertation

Location: Building 18. Fellowship Room on the 4th floor.

By Randy Moredock

Completing research for and writing a dissertation or master’s thesis can be very challenging. Some people become so anxious about the process that they can’t find a way to proceed with their work. Th ... more
This short session introduces clear guidelines for writing for popular science journals. During the workshop participants discover how writing for peer-reviewed journals differs from writing for popul ... more
This short session introduces clear guidelines for writing for popular science journals. During the workshop participants discover how writing for peer-reviewed journals differs from writing for popul ... more
Since the communicative revolution in language education, grammar tasks have become an integral part of the learning process. Participants will have multiple opportunities to interact in creative ways ... more
Monday, January 31, 2011

Poetry Reading

Location: Auditorium Bldg. 20

By Ahmad Kadoura | Magriet Ruurs | Naomi Nye

This evening of poetry reading will feature our two guests from the KAUST Schools who this week are working with the children on their own poetry workshop. Ms. Nye and Ms. Ruurs will each share excerp ... more

Symbiosis - from organisms to the planet

Location: Building 9

By John Cheeseman

All organisms on earth occur in some sort of symbiotic relationship with other organisms, and symbiosis was probably critical for the colonization of land by multicellular organisms. Today, symbiosis ... more

The Art of Being a Scientist

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

Seismic Inversion for Reservoir Characterization

Location: TBA

By WEP Team

TBC

KAUST Museum Tour

Location: Museum

By WEP Team

The Museum celebrates the contributions of Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of Islam from the year 650 to 1650. These Muslim scholars include amongst them the grea ... more
World wide, food security is increasingly endangered by the combination of rapidly increasing numbers of people to feed and biotic and abiotic stresses which limit or reduce capacities for food produc ... more

Surviving the Ph.D. Dissertation

Location: Building 18. Fellowship Room on the 4th floor.

By Randy Moredock

Completing research for and writing a dissertation or master’s thesis can be very challenging. Some people become so anxious about the process that they can’t find a way to proceed with their work. Th ... more

Fine-Tune your Resumé

Location: Building 9

By Erica Jolly

Learn how to write a dynamic, eye-catching resume in preparation for post-graduate job hunting.

Saudi Culture & It's Implications on Business

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Khalid Suliman Alrajhi

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Harbour Marina

By WEP Team

Please note that registration for the boat cruises are to be done ONLY through the Coastline. Registration through WEP website will not be counted. In addition, please note there is a fee of 100SR for ... more

WEP Closing Ceremony

Location: Harbor Walk

By WEP Team

Traditional dress is encouraged.;;PROGRAM;7:30 PM Both Choirs parade down to the Harbor Walk dressed in national costumes;7:35 PM performance begins;7:50 PM opening remarks by Prof. Alyn Rockwood, WEP ... more