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The KAUST 2012 Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) will be held January 14-29, 2012 with a special opening evening on January 13. WEP aims to broaden our intellectual horizons and stretch our collective imaginations. Through an expansive offering of courses, workshops, lectures and cultural and recreational activities, WEP is a time to discover new fields of interest and to be inspired.

 

Friday, January 13, 2012

Opening Night

Location: Spine - in front of the Campus Library / Cafeteria

By WEP Team

Join us for this special event before the official WEP opening in a relaxed and nice Arabic atmosphere:;;Oud player;;Arabian theme with seating decorated area;;Cocktail reception and Arabic coffee and ... more
Saturday, January 14, 2012

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more

Opening - *Mandatory*

Location: Auditorium - Building 20

By Alyn Rockwood | James Calvin | Rolf-Dieter Heuer

A light welcoming breakfast will be served at 9:30AM;;The Opening will include:;;- Discourse.;Prof. James Calvin (VP, Education);Prof. Alyn Rockwood (2012 WEP Chair);;- WEP Opening Keynote Lecture by ... more
This Symposium will be conducted on Saturday 14 (afternoon) and Sunday 15 (Morning).;;The leading scientists from US, Europe, and KSA will talk about most compelling environmental and climate problems ... more
The biological revolution of the last 40 years has now positioned modern science to tackle one of the deepest and most vexing problems of the modern era - the biological basis of human choice. A large ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more

UNIX Boot Camp

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Hany Ramadan

UNIX is arguably the most ubiquitous and important operating system in scientific research, used by scientists in all fields. It is also unfamiliar to most new students and researchers, who come from ... more

Violin Class A

Location: Student Center

By Wendy Keyes | Yugong 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

Legacy of Historical Jeddah

Location: TBC

By WEP Team

Legacy of Historical Jeddah

Arabic Class A

Location: Building 9 - 3218

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more
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

Arabic Class B

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Hope in a Changing Climate

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By John Dennis Liu | Shen Lin

His film "Hope in a Changing Climate," broadcast on BBC World, demonstrates that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to restore ecosystem functions in areas where they have ... more
Sunday, January 15, 2012

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more
The biological revolution of the last 40 years has now positioned modern science to tackle one of the deepest and most vexing problems of the modern era - the biological basis of human choice. A large ... more
This course will focus on the theory, fundamental operating principles and specimen (sample) preparation techniques of the transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) ... more
Introduction by Prof. Tareq Al-Naffouri and Prof. Slim Alouini.;;Network information theory studies the fundamental limits of reliable transmission of information in multi-terminal systems. While netw ... more

Collaborative Visual Analytics Environments

Location: Building 1 - 2418 - Multi-Purpose Room

By Falko Kuester

The complexity and amount of data scientists are confronted with in today’s research domains challenge our ability to visualize information accurately and efficiently. Information acquired with modern ... more

Secure digital communications

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By William Roundell

You are in a room with 100 people and want to accomplish two things.;;First, to send messages in secret to an individual on the opposite side whom you have never met or previously corresponded.;;There ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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 Symposium will be conducted on Saturday 14 (afternoon) and Sunday 15 (Morning).;;The leading scientists from US, Europe, and KSA will talk about most compelling environmental and climate problems ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

A Modern Mathematical View of an Uncertain World

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Ibrahim Hoteit | Jan Hesthaven | Omar Ghattas | Omar Knio | Raul Tempone | Tim Palmer

Computational predictions often form the basis for critical decisions in engineering, financial markets, environmental studies, and many other fields. Today, rapid development of computer hardware all ... more

Introduction to Cancer Biology

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Alajati Abdullah

TBC

Capturing and Rendering 360-Degree 3D Images in CAVEs

Location: Building 1 - 2418 - Multi-Purpose Room

By Falko Kuester

Capturing and displaying large (multi-hundred megapixel) stereo images requires specialized capture hardware, processing techniques and display capabilities. In this presentation we describe the techn ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

Arabic Class A

Location: Building 9 - 3218

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Arabic Class B

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

WebGL and Google Maps

Location: Auditorium - Building 20

By Bill Baxter | Gustavo Chavez

WebGL is a new web technology that allows web developers to harness the incredible power of modern Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) to create stunning 3D graphics right in the browser without plug-ins ... more
Monday, January 16, 2012

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more

TingaTinga Painting Exhibition

Location: Campus Library

By Pascal Bogaert

Come and see some TingaTinga paintings and maybe get some ideas for your own paintings! Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga lent his exotic and frivolous name to the style he created single handedly. He was one ... more
This course will focus on the theory, fundamental operating principles and specimen (sample) preparation techniques of the transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) ... more

Collaborative Visual Analytics Environments

Location: Building 1 - 2418 - Multi-Purpose Room

By Falko Kuester

The complexity and amount of data scientists are confronted with in today’s research domains challenge our ability to visualize information accurately and efficiently. Information acquired with modern ... more

Secure digital communications

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By William Roundell

You are in a room with 100 people and want to accomplish two things.;;First, to send messages in secret to an individual on the opposite side whom you have never met or previously corresponded.;;There ... more

A brief introduction to the Monte Carlo Method

Location: Building 9 - 3225

By Erik Vonschwerin | Raul Tempone

Monte Carlo methods are abundant in many scientific areas, including engineering, physics and chemistry, and finance. This 2 lecture mini-course will introduce the students to the concepts of Monte Ca ... more
In this course we, present some basic algorithms, their mathematical background, and some of the physical principles underlying to enable the audience to develop a small game physics engine on their o ... more

Painting Class A - "My Favorite Animal In Tingatinga Style"

Location: Multi-Purpose Room in Discovery Square

By Juma Mzuguno | Mshana Mzuguno | Pascal Bogaert | Wendy Keyes

The Tingatinga painting workshop will be fun, exciting and rewarding to all participants. You will learn how to create your own amazing Tingatinga painting in exotic and attractively blended colors.;; ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more
Will be confirmed by the proponent Week2.

UNIX Boot Camp

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Hany Ramadan

UNIX is arguably the most ubiquitous and important operating system in scientific research, used by scientists in all fields. It is also unfamiliar to most new students and researchers, who come from ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

Capturing and Rendering 360-Degree 3D Images in CAVEs

Location: Building 1 - 2418 - Multi-Purpose Room

By Falko Kuester

Capturing and displaying large (multi-hundred megapixel) stereo images requires specialized capture hardware, processing techniques and display capabilities. In this presentation we describe the techn ... more

Multifunctional Nanomaterials

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By Niveen Khashab

he aim of this seminar is to give an overview of Nanomaterials. Today nanomaterials are widely used in medicine with an increasing concern about their possible long-term undesirable effects on humans. ... more
Silent-Power is the first utility which is not built on large power plants like coal or nuclear plants but on thousands of decentralised minipowerplants which are installed in the basements of the bui ... more
Introduction by Prof. Tareq Al-Naffouri and Prof. Slim Alouini.;;Network information theory studies the fundamental limits of reliable transmission of information in multi-terminal systems. While netw ... more

The role of ERBB2 in breast cancer development and metastasis

Location: Building 9 - 3131

By Alajati Abdullah

The activation or expression of ERBB2(HER2) is altered in many epithelial tumors and clinical studies have revealed its important role in cancer progression and metastasis. Consequently, its function ... more

Climate response to the Toba super-eruption

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By Hans-F Graf

Climatic consequences of the Younger Toba Tuff (YTT) eruption about 73 ka BP are a crucial argument in the current discussion about the fate of modern humans, especially in Africa and Asia. Earth syst ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

Painting Class B - "My Favorite Animal In Tingatinga Style"

Location: Multipurpose Room in Discovery Square

By Juma Mzuguno | Mshana Mzuguno | Pascal Bogaert | Wendy Keyes

The Tingatinga painting workshop will be fun, exciting and rewarding to all participants. You will learn how to create your own amazing Tingatinga painting in exotic and attractively blended colors.;; ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Manta Boat located at the first Jetty of the Marine Walkway facing the beacon

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Cool it

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Climate catastrophe? The end of civilization as we know it?;;Cool It is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, the controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. ... more

A Theory of Your Evolving Professional Identity as Scientist

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Ari Sherris

The ways you speak and act in your discipline reflect and constitute an evolving professional identity. During the session participants discover the complex relationship between their need for inclusi ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Cool it

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Climate catastrophe? The end of civilization as we know it?;;Cool It is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, the controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

A History and Pre-history of Storytelling

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Brett Dellingham | Wendy Keyes

Storytelling surrounds us yet it is often difficult to “see” it- we often seem as unaware that storytelling is continuously occurring much like a fish is unaware that it is surrounded by water. In thi ... more

Tingatinga Lecture

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Pascal Bogaert | Wendy Keyes

This lecture will focus on the history, social aspects and cultural meaning of Tingatinga painting; East Africa’s most popular contemporary painting style.;;Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga lend his exotic an ... more

Arabic Class A

Location: Building 9 - 3218

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more
Come and see some TingaTinga paintings and maybe get some ideas for your own paintings! Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga lent his exotic and frivolous name to the style he created single handedly. He was one ... more

Lobster Night

Location: Al-Marsa Restaurant

By Mais Elras

Enjoy a delicious 4 course set;menu at Al-Marsa Restaurant providing a delicious local lobster as the main course.;

Taking Root: Wangari Mathai Story

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human ... more

Taking Root: Wangari Mathai Story

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human ... more

Arabic Class B

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Business for Sustainable Development, a Case Study

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Abdulaziz Al Turki | Abdullah Almojel

Mr. Abdulaziz Al Turki;Chairman of Rawabi Holding;;Mr. Abdulaziz Al Turki is the Chairman of Rawabi Holding, operational in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East for over thirty years and one of the region ... more
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more

TingaTinga Painting Exhibition

Location: Campus Library

By Pascal Bogaert

Come and see some TingaTinga paintings and maybe get some ideas for your own paintings! Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga lent his exotic and frivolous name to the style he created single handedly. He was one ... more
This course will focus on the theory, fundamental operating principles and specimen (sample) preparation techniques of the transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) ... more
In this course we, present some basic algorithms, their mathematical background, and some of the physical principles underlying to enable the audience to develop a small game physics engine on their o ... more

Python for Scientists

Location: Campus Library - Computer Room

By Aron Ahmadi | David Ketcheson | Nathan Collier

Scientists and engineers at KAUST interact with numerical software on a daily basis, whether they are visualizing whale shark migration patterns on the visualization laboratory’s Showcase, analyzing p ... more

Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Medicine

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By Philip K.Maini

This course of 4 lectures will introduce students to the rapidly growing field of mathematical modelling in biology and medicine. We will begin with simple ordinary differential equation models which ... more

Improved Visualization System Interactivity using Audio Rendering and Capture Technologies

Location: Building 1 - 2418 - Multi-Purpose Room

By Peter Otto

This presentation provides an overview of improvements to visualization system interactivity. In particular, we discuss enhancements to collaborative communication capabilities, room interactivity and ... more

Painting Class C - "My Favorite Animal In Tingatinga Style"

Location: Multipurpose Room in Discovery Square

By Juma Mzuguno | Mshana Mzuguno | Pascal Bogaert | Wendy Keyes

The Tingatinga painting workshop will be fun, exciting and rewarding to all participants. You will learn how to create your own amazing Tingatinga painting in exotic and attractively blended colors.;; ... more

Visit to Jeddah's Industrial Zone

Location: Jeddah Industrial Zone

By Samia Falimban

The Industrial zone in Jeddah which was developed in 1973, reflects the non-oil economy of Saudi Arabia. The Industrial Zone has over 500 factories in heavy, medium and light industries. These industr ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more

Lunch Time Performance

Location: TBC

By Wendy Keyes

Sit back and enjoy beautiful strains of music presented by our TUM (Technical University of Munich) guests as they perform in various small ensembles.

Lunch Time Performance

Location: TBC

By Wendy Keyes

Sit back and enjoy beautiful strains of music presented by our TUM (Technical University of Munich) guests as they perform in various small ensembles.

Lunch Time Performance

Location: TBC

By Wendy Keyes

Sit back and enjoy beautiful strains of music presented by our TUM (Technical University of Munich) guests as they perform in various small ensembles.

Lunch Time Performance

Location: TBC

By Wendy Keyes

Sit back and enjoy beautiful strains of music presented by our TUM (Technical University of Munich) guests as they perform in various small ensembles.
The biological revolution of the last 40 years has now positioned modern science to tackle one of the deepest and most vexing problems of the modern era - the biological basis of human choice. A large ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more
Introduction by Prof. Tareq Al-Naffouri and Prof. Slim Alouini.;;Network information theory studies the fundamental limits of reliable transmission of information in multi-terminal systems. While netw ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

Statistical Inference with high-frequency financial data

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By Bing-Yi Jing

Ito's semimaringales are widely used in modeling the asset prices in financial markets. Ito's semimaringales can model both continuous and discontinuous components. In recent years, the availability o ... more

Does Scientific Writing Sacrifice Clarity?

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Ari Sherris

This interactive lecture explores the style of scientific writing for peer-reviewed journals. During the session participants discover the complex relationship between lucid and economical writing. Ba ... more

Paint-it Yourself Home Lighting System

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Mohamad Omary

Light emitting organic materials have progressed tremendously over the past few years. It is literally now possible to paint your own home lights on your own walls. Organic light emitting diodes are n ... more

Painting Class D - "My Favorite Animal In Tingatinga Style"

Location: Multipurpose Room in Discovery Square

By Juma Mzuguno | Mshana Mzuguno | Pascal Bogaert | Wendy Keyes

The Tingatinga painting workshop will be fun, exciting and rewarding to all participants. You will learn how to create your own amazing Tingatinga painting in exotic and attractively blended colors.;; ... more

Encounters at the End of the World

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

In this visually stunning exploration, Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, the hub of the US Antarctic Program and home to eleven hundred people during the austral spr ... more

Encounters at the End of the World

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

In this visually stunning exploration, Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, the hub of the US Antarctic Program and home to eleven hundred people during the austral spr ... more
Dr. Adnan Soufi;CEO of SEDCO Holding;;Dr. Adnan Soufi is the CEO of SEDCO Holding since January 2010, and a Board member of SEDCO Capital. Previously he held the Managing Director’s position at Financ ... more

Storytelling Workshop: How to Create and Tell a Story

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By Brett Dellingham | Wendy Keyes

As educators in schools and universities struggle to find ways to engage students in literacy development, content area exploration, sharing stories for business, for pleasure, and responsible citizen ... more

Gatacca

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of th ... more

Arabic Class A

Location: Building 9 - 3218

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Arabic Class B

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Bertrand Piccard - Solar Impulse : a new vision of sustainable development

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Bertrand Piccard

Today’s technologies – if only governments had the courage to promote them on a massive scale – would allow us to reduce our dependence on fossil energies significantly. It’s not only the environment ... more
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

Nanosatellite Development Workshop

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Jack Cackler

This event will be a rapid-prototyping workshop with the purpose of learning how to build a satellite from scratch, which will be launched into orbit during 2012. Students taking the seminars will lea ... more

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more
In this course we, present some basic algorithms, their mathematical background, and some of the physical principles underlying to enable the audience to develop a small game physics engine on their o ... more

Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Medicine

Location: Building 9 - 3125

By Philip K.Maini

This course of 4 lectures will introduce students to the rapidly growing field of mathematical modelling in biology and medicine. We will begin with simple ordinary differential equation models which ... more

Single-molecule Imaging for DNA Replication

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Mohamed Abdelmaboud Sobhy

Purpose: present the concepts of single-molecule imaging and its applications in studying biomolecules.;;Topics covered: The lecture will introduce single-molecule imaging techniques based on optical ... more
Decision trees and rules are widely used in different applications as ways for knowledge representation, as parts of algorithms, and as parts of predictors (classifiers). Depending on the problem unde ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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
Introduction by Prof. Tareq Al-Naffouri and Prof. Slim Alouini.;;Network information theory studies the fundamental limits of reliable transmission of information in multi-terminal systems. While netw ... more

Paint-it Yourself Home Lighting System

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Mohamad Omary

Light emitting organic materials have progressed tremendously over the past few years. It is literally now possible to paint your own home lights on your own walls. Organic light emitting diodes are n ... more

Nanomaterial Workshop

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Emmanuel Giannelis | Lynden Archer | Menachem Elimelech

This Nanomaterial Workshop includes the three following presentation:;;"Nanocomposites and Hybrid Nanoparticles: Opportunities and Challenges," by Emmanuel P. Giannelis;;"Nanoscale Organic Hybrid Mate ... more

Science Fun Fair

Location: Spine in Front of the Campus Library

By Tom Pringle |

This event aims to bring science and scientists out of the lab to meet the younger members of our wider community and other young guests, celebrating science by showcasing a series of experiments and ... more

Arabic Class A

Location: Building 9 - 3218

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Arabic Class B

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Muhammed Al-Jahsh | Wendy Keyes

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic gram ... more

Science Fun Fair - Dr. Bunhead's Crash Test Science Show

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Tom Pringle | WEP Team

TV's most extreme TV scientist (from Brainiac) comes to Saudi Arabia to deliver 100% pure, live, high-octane explosive science.;;A "pyrothechnic extravaganza" [Daily Mail] featuring: exploding hot wat ... more
Thursday, January 19, 2012

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more

Family 5K Fun Run / Walk

Location: Harbor Sports

By Mark Carroll | Recreation Department

This is fitness at its best!;;The fun run/walk starts and finishes at the Harbor Sports Club and everyone in the community can take part by either running for fun, walking with friends or even racing ... more

Snorkeling Trip

Location: Marsa

By Mais Elras

Snorkeling onboard KAUST Manta are charged per person; snorkeling will be 75 SR per person children under 12 are 40 SR; under 5 are free).;;All costs include food & beverage, (salads, sandwiches, past ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more

Master Class of Cuisine

Location: Harbor Restaurant

By Tamimi Catering

The cooking of following dishes will be demonstrated;;Chicken Satay, Peanut Sauce,;Beef Rendang,;Nasi Goreng & For Dessert;Floating Island With Dates;;Attendees will be be provided with the above meal ... more

Alumni Reunion Lunch

Location: Al Marsa marina restaurant

By Ann Khoaz

TBC

Science for Nanos Program 1 and The Lorax

Location: Discovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

The Lorax;;A young boy goes to meet a ruined industrialist in a treeless wasteland and hear his tale of what happened to him. His tragic story is about how he began a thriving business with a useless ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

Life when you're little: the overlooked world of marine invertebrates

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Noah Desrosiers

This short lecture intends to open the eyes of audience members to the dangers and dramas of some of the sea's smaller residents. A short overview of marine ecosystems and their food webs sets the sta ... more

The Day After Tomorrow

Location: Dicovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in ... more

The Day After Tomorrow

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in ... more
Come and enjoy the following classical pieces performed live;;;G.F. Handel, Concerto Grosso, Op 6 No 9;;Gustav Holst, Brook Green Suite;;Handel / Mozart, Acis and Galatea, Overture and Introduction to ... more
Friday, January 20, 2012

Diving Trip

Location: AlMarsa

By Mais Elras

Diving trips onboard KAUST Manta are charged per person; diving will be 150 SR;(children under 12 are 40 SR; under 5 are free).;;All costs include food & beverage, (salads, sandwiches, pastries, desse ... more

WEP Open Beach Day

Location: South Beach

By Mais Elras

Fun beach activities will be taking place including access to water sports facilities, registrations to races and competitions for winner prizes, barbecue, snack trolleys, kids corner and, the best pa ... more

Old Jeddah Shopping Tour

Location: Jeddah

By Paul Bennett

Registrations:;- For STUDENTS ONLY: start on Saturday 7th January 2012 , between 9.00 am to 4.00 PM(from the Student Information Hub);- For NON-STUDENTS: starts on Sunday 8th, between 4:00 to 5:00PM ( ... more

Racketlon Tournament

Location: TBC

By Daniel Binham | Nazir Deiry

Racketlon combines table tennis, badminton, squash and tennis: a match consists of one set to 21 points in each of the four sports, and the winner is the player (or pair) that wins the most points in ... more

Science for Nanos Program 2

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

TBC

Bag It

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow "everyman" Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What ... more

Bag It

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow "everyman" Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What ... more

Encounters at the End of the World

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

In this visually stunning exploration, Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, the hub of the US Antarctic Program and home to eleven hundred people during the austral spr ... more

Encounters at the End of the World

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

In this visually stunning exploration, Werner Herzog travels to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, the hub of the US Antarctic Program and home to eleven hundred people during the austral spr ... more
Saturday, January 21, 2012

Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Faran Siddiqi | Gregory Northcraft | Margaret Neal

Managing or participating in a team-based work environment can be either exhilarating or exasperating. Given the potential benefits and pitfalls of using teams, when should you use them, how do you ch ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC)

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Benoit Marchand | Craig Kapfer | Nasser Alansari

The purpose of this proposed seminar is to introduce participants to High Performance Computing technology, so that upon completion they may tackle simple performance tuning problems on their own.;;Hi ... more
During WEP we will celebrate the 2012 International Year of Sustainable Energy and we will thus organize a two day “Sustainable Energy for All” Symposium.;;Please look below for the agenda of Saturday ... more
During WEP we will celebrate the 2012 International Year of Sustainable Energy and we will thus organize a two day “Sustainable Energy for All” Symposium.;;Please look below for the agenda of Saturday ... more

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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

Museum Tour

Location: KAUST Museum

By KAUST Museum

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 social impact of innovations in electronics is undisputed. It has brought convenience into our day-to-day lives in the form of wireless communication through smart phones, navigation by GPS, infor ... more

Introduction to Pencil Drawing/Sketching A

Location: Building 9 - 2131

By Rebecca Allen | Wendy Keyes

These Drawing Classes are meant to give an introduction to students on how to draw every day objects in a realistic way. Principals will be taught and then practiced by the students during the class. ... more

"Singing Children" in Tajikistan

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Galina Rodionova | Wendy Keyes

Tajikistan is the poorest of the former Soviet republics, passed through civil war. Poverty and corruption are usual for this country.;;"Singing children" is a non-governmental organization, which act ... more

Robert Swan - Antarctica

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Robert Swan | Scott Herrington

Robert Swan is regarded as one of the world’s top motivational speakers. His experiences from the past 25 years have evolved into an exceptional and dramatic story of success, failure, the ability to ... more
Sunday, January 22, 2012
The Chinese dumpling-making masters will teach you how to make the most popular Chinese food at KAUST: dumplings.;;You will learn it side by side with the Chinese people in a real kitchen environment. ... more

Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Faran Siddiqi | Gregory Northcraft | Margaret Neal

Managing or participating in a team-based work environment can be either exhilarating or exasperating. Given the potential benefits and pitfalls of using teams, when should you use them, how do you ch ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC)

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Benoit Marchand | Craig Kapfer | Nasser Alansari

The purpose of this proposed seminar is to introduce participants to High Performance Computing technology, so that upon completion they may tackle simple performance tuning problems on their own.;;Hi ... more
Social networks have already emerged as a significant medium for the widespread distribution of news and instructions in mass convergence events such as the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, the 2009 P ... more

LC-MS and its application in drug discovery

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Maan Amad

Mass spectrometry has become the dominant tool throughout the drug discovery / development continuum. This short course will offers an overview of mass spectrometry in drug target identification, drug ... more
Introduction on natural wetlands: what are wetlands, where are wetlands, wetland ecology, biodiversity, and economics. The role of wetlands in the catchment: general aspects, hydrological aspects, wet ... more

Top Things to See and Do in Saudi Arabia Before You Leave

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Maaz Gazdar

Which places should you see and what should you do before you leave Saudi Arabia? If you are only going to be here for a limited time, what experiences should you go back with? Which places should you ... more

Introduction to Pencil Drawing/Sketching A

Location: Building 9 - 2131

By Rebecca Allen | Wendy Keyes

These Drawing Classes are meant to give an introduction to students on how to draw every day objects in a realistic way. Principals will be taught and then practiced by the students during the class. ... more

From Lab to Market

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Brendan Rauw | Janne Virtapohja | Khalid Al-Saleh | Maria Douglass | Sami Bashir | Terence Mcelwee

This is intended to be a short overview of how inventions advance from basic research in universities and government labs to impact consumers, markets, and economic development. Topics covered will in ... more

Debating Skills in a Multicultural Environment

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Erica Jolly

Students will be guided through polite and frequently used methods and phrases for: agreeing / disagreeing/ interrupting / demonstrating interest. Following this, they will take part in a debate in or ... more
The finite element method has become a method of choice for computational engineering and science simulations. This hands-on tutorial will focus on the interactive development of finite element applic ... more

Coral Reefs - Underwater treasure troves

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Cornelia Roder

Coral reefs are one of the most diverse and complex marine ecosystems. They are vitally important for many marine species and also essential to millions of people worldwide. At the same time, coral re ... more

Poster Session

Location: Campus Library

By Niveen Khashab

KAUST launched its first *International Research Poster Competition for Undergraduates* (October-November, 2011).;;We received more than 300 submissions from around the globe.;;50 top-authors were sel ... more

The Rise of Enthought: Commercial Success in Open Scientific Software Development

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Eric Jones

Since 2001, Enthought's mission has been to significantly improve the way scientific computing is accomplished by providing powerful tools for quantitative data analysis and visualization. With a rang ... more
Monday, January 23, 2012

Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Faran Siddiqi | Gregory Northcraft | Margaret Neal

Managing or participating in a team-based work environment can be either exhilarating or exasperating. Given the potential benefits and pitfalls of using teams, when should you use them, how do you ch ... more
The Reef Check Foundation is an international marine conservation organization with teams in over 80 countries and territories worldwide. By bringing together public, academia, NGOs and governments, i ... more
The Reef Check Foundation is an international marine conservation organization with teams in over 80 countries and territories worldwide. By bringing together public, academia, NGOs and governments, i ... more

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC)

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Benoit Marchand | Craig Kapfer | Nasser Alansari

The purpose of this proposed seminar is to introduce participants to High Performance Computing technology, so that upon completion they may tackle simple performance tuning problems on their own.;;Hi ... more
Social networks have already emerged as a significant medium for the widespread distribution of news and instructions in mass convergence events such as the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, the 2009 P ... more

LC-MS and its application in drug discovery

Location: Building 9 - 3128

By Maan Amad

Mass spectrometry has become the dominant tool throughout the drug discovery / development continuum. This short course will offers an overview of mass spectrometry in drug target identification, drug ... more
Introduction on natural wetlands: what are wetlands, where are wetlands, wetland ecology, biodiversity, and economics. The role of wetlands in the catchment: general aspects, hydrological aspects, wet ... more
Scientists and engineers frequently face small and large design problems in the course of their work in research and industry and must constantly address these challenges creatively. These scientists ... more

The Coming Big Data Singularity

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Hugo Liu | Israel Green-Hopkins | Leonard Lee | Luke Thompson

New technologies are generating unprecedented amounts of data, and researchers in various fields are adapting to this data-rich landscape, developing tools to leverage information in new and exciting ... more

Introduction to Pencil Drawing/Sketching B

Location: Building 9 - 3225

By Rebecca Allen | Wendy Keyes

These Drawing Classes are meant to give an introduction to students on how to draw every day objects in a realistic way. Principals will be taught and then practiced by the students during the class. ... more

Effective Oral Presentations

Location: Building 19 - Conference Room

By Erica Jolly

Students will see a short YouTube clip on how to give a good presentation.;;Ideas and opinions will be elicited from students, and shared, from which discussions will be encouraged.
Description;The Chinese dumpling-making masters will teach you how to make the most popular Chinese food at KAUST: dumplings.;;You will learn it side by side with the Chinese people in a real kitchen ... more

Taking Root: Wangari Mathai Story

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human ... more
The finite element method has become a method of choice for computational engineering and science simulations. This hands-on tutorial will focus on the interactive development of finite element applic ... more

Taking Root: Wangari Mathai Story

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Manta Boat located at the first Jetty of the Marine Walkway facing the beacon

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Drum Class - Advanced Class

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

The Advance Class is for students with prior knowledge and experience.;;These classes will introduce students to the techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. Students will learn ... more

Fiction > Nonfiction: How To Make Up The Truth

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Quang Bao | Wendy Keyes

Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 9:16 AM from New York City. The first time that I have typed the year "2012." Not true. I must have sent emails to friends -- "Happy New Year!" "Happy 2012!" I wish it was ... more

Lunar New Year

Location: Campus Dinner, Student Center, Harbor Walk

By Xi Li

We will celebrate the Lunar New Year happening on January 23rd in China, with a:;;18:00-19:30 Chinese movie evening;(Student Center, Fellowship Hall, Level 4);;19:30-21:00 Chinese Buffet with videos, ... more

Lost on Journey

Location: Student Center - Fellowship Hall

By WEP Film Festival

Some Chinese people work in cities other than their hometowns. For them, the most important event in the year is to go back home from the city where they normally work, to celebrate Chinese New Year w ... more

Chinese Language Table

Location: Student Center, Outdoor

By Han Liu | Nulati Yesibolati | Xi Li | Xi-Zhi Niu | Yin Liang

Chinese language table in front of Student Center, during the outdoor Chinese musical performance.;;People who are interested in learning daily-speaking Chinese and Chinese Culture, Greetings, etc. ca ... more
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC)

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Benoit Marchand | Craig Kapfer | Nasser Alansari

The purpose of this proposed seminar is to introduce participants to High Performance Computing technology, so that upon completion they may tackle simple performance tuning problems on their own.;;Hi ... more
Introduction on natural wetlands: what are wetlands, where are wetlands, wetland ecology, biodiversity, and economics. The role of wetlands in the catchment: general aspects, hydrological aspects, wet ... more
Scientists and engineers frequently face small and large design problems in the course of their work in research and industry and must constantly address these challenges creatively. These scientists ... more
R is a powerful and flexible statistical language and environment for statistical analysis and graphics. It is free, open source, and runs under most operating systems. R becomes an increasing importa ... more

Unsolved Problems of Particle Physics and Large Hadron Collider at CERN

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Akhundov Arif

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN presents an unprecedented opportunity to probe the realm of New Physics in the TeV region and shed light on some of the core unresolved issues of Particle Physics. Th ... more

Drum Class - Beginners A

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more

Drum Class - Beginners B

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more

A Story of a KAUST Startup (Acadox) - Alumni series

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Hareeqi Mohammad | Mustafa Nabulsi | WEP Team

In this lecture, the story of Acadox will be shared. Acadox is the next generation learning and intelligence platform. We tried to re-think the way academic activities are managed these days.;;We will ... more

A Beautiful Mind

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink o ... more

A Beautiful Mind

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink o ... more

Introduction to Pencil Drawing/Sketching B

Location: Building 9 - 3225

By Rebecca Allen | Wendy Keyes

These Drawing Classes are meant to give an introduction to students on how to draw every day objects in a realistic way. Principals will be taught and then practiced by the students during the class. ... more

Team Dynamics in Start-ups

Location: Building 9 - 4125

By Maaz Gazdar

Whenever there are more than three people on a project, managing the team becomes a crucial point to the successful outcome of the team.;The purpose of this talk is to give an overview of some of the ... more

A Day with Nano

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Moon Kim

Nanotechnology is changing our lives! ‘A Universal translator’ lets us talk with a foreigner without having to learn the language, ‘A Painless syringe needle’ takes the fear out of getting a shot, ‘A ... more
This course consists of a two-day workshop and a field trip (Field Trip on Thursday 26, 15:30-17:30);;A book recently published by Cambridge University Press ("The Artist and the Scientists") provides ... more
Whether you tell great stories or you appreciate them, writing them down (and making readers and strangers care) requires a radically different approach and specific skills. This course on writing is ... more
Whether you tell great stories or you appreciate them, writing them down (and making readers and strangers care) requires a radically different approach and specific skills. This course on writing is ... more
The finite element method has become a method of choice for computational engineering and science simulations. This hands-on tutorial will focus on the interactive development of finite element applic ... more
Abstract: Many important drugs that are used in the clinics exert their function by binding covalently to their targets. Understanding their action requires quantum mechanical simulations. In this tal ... more

Drum Class - Advanced Class

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

The Advance Class is for students with prior knowledge and experience.;;These classes will introduce students to the techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. Students will learn ... more
Data centers are homes to computers that run critical applications and services that we all take for granted such as email and internet access. These complex facilities have become the focal point in ... more

Film: The Shoemaker and Q&A Session - CANCELED

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Saber, an Iraqi shoemaker, returns to his family after being wrongfully detained by the occupation forces for two years. We follow his first day back to his village and his reunion with Nidal, his wif ... more

Family Movie Night in the Park

Location: TBD

By Recreation Department

Family Movie Night in the Park

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline........... Ten years later, these futuristic cars were almos ... more

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline........... Ten years later, these futuristic cars were almos ... more

Poster Competition Award Ceremony

Location: Building 20 - Auditorium

By Niveen Khashab

KAUST launched its first *International Research Poster Competition for Undergraduates* (October-November, 2011).;;We received more than 300 submissions from around the globe.;;50 top-authors were sel ... more

"Bridging Cultural Differences in Business"

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Abdullah Almojel | Suliman Almandeel

Lecture introduced by Dr. Abdullah Almojel.;;"Bridging Cultural Differences in Business, Mr. Suliman Almandeel, Managing Director of Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG)
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Reef Check Foundation is an international marine conservation organization with teams in over 80 countries and territories worldwide. By bringing together public, academia, NGOs and governments, i ... more
Scientists and engineers frequently face small and large design problems in the course of their work in research and industry and must constantly address these challenges creatively. These scientists ... more
R is a powerful and flexible statistical language and environment for statistical analysis and graphics. It is free, open source, and runs under most operating systems. R becomes an increasing importa ... more
This course consists of a two-day workshop and a field trip (Field Trip on Thursday 26, 15:30-17:30);;A book recently published by Cambridge University Press ("The Artist and the Scientists") provides ... more

Scientific typesetting with LaTeX

Location: Campus Library - Computer Room

By Christos Saragiotis

WHAT LaTeX IS;LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetter. LaTeX is most widely used by mathematicians, scientists, engineers, philosophers, linguists, e ... more

Drum Class - Beginners A

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more

Drum Class - Beginners B

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more
Whether you tell great stories or you appreciate them, writing them down (and making readers and strangers care) requires a radically different approach and specific skills. This course on writing is ... more
A Gate to the Noblest Art ... Arabic Calligraphy (Beginners);Description;1st. workshop (for beginners);- Introduction to the most important art of Islamic culture that is Arabic Calligraphy.;;This int ... more

Women in Science Lecture Series

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

By Anna Tramontano | Claudia Renjifo | Patricia Vickers Rich | Suzana Nunes

The Women in Science Lecture Series includes 4 presentations:;;"Building a business case for diversity and inclusion," by Claudia Renjifo (13:30-14:15);;"The surprising genome," by Anna Tramontano (14 ... more

The Day After Tomorrow

Location: Dicovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in ... more

The Day After Tomorrow

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Manta Boat located at the first Jetty of the Marine Walkway facing the beacon

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more
2nd. Workshop (Advanced);- Introduction to the artistic orientations of Arabic Calligraphy:;this introduction contains:;- The Classical School.;- Calligraphy and Plastic art.;- Calligraphy and Photogr ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Drum Class - Advanced Class

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

The Advance Class is for students with prior knowledge and experience.;;These classes will introduce students to the techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. Students will learn ... more

Do we really need to be afraid of snakes?

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Sid Samtaney

People over the world have viewed snakes as evil mythical creatures, pests, or disgusting slimy creatures when in fact this is false. In this presentation I will discuss the many species of snakes inc ... more

Cool It

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Climate catastrophe? The end of civilization as we know it?;;Cool It is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, the controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. ... more

Cool It

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Climate catastrophe? The end of civilization as we know it?;;Cool It is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, the controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. ... more

CANCELLED - "Making a difference"

Location: TBC

By Jane Goodall

Message from Jane Goodall BDE/ Cancellation;;"The documentary feature film ‘Jane’s Journey’ has now been shortlisted to the final 15 for an Oscar. Given this situation Jane Goodall is required to trav ... more

Into the Dragon's Lair

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

Didier Noirot, a diver with Jacques Cousteau on over 5000 dives, along with South African photographer Roger Horrocks, notorious for his daring shark photography, team up to dive with the giant Nile c ... more

Into the Dragon's Lair

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Didier Noirot, a diver with Jacques Cousteau on over 5000 dives, along with South African photographer Roger HorrockInto the Dragon's LairInto the Dragon's Lairs, notorious for his daring shark photog ... more
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Jeddah Museum Tour

Location: Departure: from the bottom of the steps at the front of the Student Center (opposite Shoro Restaura

By Paul Bennett

Registrations:;- For STUDENTS ONLY: start on Saturday 7th January 2012 , between 9.00 am to 4.00 PM(from the Student Information Hub);- For NON-STUDENTS: starts on Sunday 8th, between 4:00 to 5:00PM ( ... more
The Reef Check Foundation is an international marine conservation organization with teams in over 80 countries and territories worldwide. By bringing together public, academia, NGOs and governments, i ... more

Ultimate Frisbee Clinic

Location: Mansion Fields

By WEP Team

Come out and learn the basic concepts the fast-paced sport of Ultimate Frisbee. In this morning workshop we will cover throwing styles, rules of the game, team strategy, and fun drills that will make ... more

Drum Class - Beginners A

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more
A Gate to the Noblest Art ... Arabic Calligraphy (Beginners);Description;1st. workshop (for beginners);- Introduction to the most important art of Islamic culture that is Arabic Calligraphy.;;This int ... more

Drum Class - Beginners B

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more
2nd. Workshop (Advanced);- Introduction to the artistic orientations of Arabic Calligraphy:;this introduction contains:;- The Classical School.;- Calligraphy and Plastic art.;- Calligraphy and Photogr ... more

Gattaca

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of th ... more

Disc Golf

Location: Thuwal Park - Start Near Island Oasis ECC

By Adam Campbell | Jemel Buck | Kelli Griffin | Scott Herrington

This hands on afternoon session will cover the basic concepts of disc golf. You will learn how to throw golf discs and ways to improve your game. The session is open to men and women of all ages and i ... more
This course consists of a two-day workshop and a field trip (Field Trip on Thursday 26, 15:30-17:30);;A book recently published by Cambridge University Press ("The Artist and the Scientists") provides ... more

Badminton Tournament

Location: TBD

By Nazir Deiry | Recreation Department

TBC

Drum Class - Advanced Class

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

The Advance Class is for students with prior knowledge and experience.;;These classes will introduce students to the techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. Students will learn ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

The Big Blue - Postponed to Thursday 26

Location: Water-sports Centre

By Mais Elras | WEP Film Festival

We apologize: because of too much wind, we had to postpone the screening to next week, Thursday 26.;Same venue and Time.;Thank you for your understanding.;;Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a ... more

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline........... Ten years later, these futuristic cars were almos ... more

Who Killed the Electric Car?

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline........... Ten years later, these futuristic cars were almos ... more
Friday, January 27, 2012

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

Location: Mansion Fields on Island

By Adam Campbell | Jemel Buck | Kelli Griffin | Scott Herrington

Come out and play Ultimate Frisbee in a tournament after having honed your skills in the clinic!
Certification of PADI DUP.;Course is 1,000 SAR per person.;Seat are limited and confirmation is only given to paid customers.

WEP Trophy - Safaa Golf Club

Location: Safaa Golf Club & Academy

By Ben Driver | Laurence Byrne | Recreation Department

http://facilities.kaust.edu.sa/CommunityServices/RecreationMarineServices/Recreation/Documents/wep%20trophy.pdf;;IMPORTANT: PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CALL GOLF RECEPTION TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVEN ON 808 ... more

Scientific typesetting with LaTeX

Location: Campus Library - Computer Room

By Christos Saragiotis

WHAT LaTeX IS;LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetter. LaTeX is most widely used by mathematicians, scientists, engineers, philosophers, linguists, e ... more

Science for Nanos (Program 2) + The Lorax

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

Science for Nanos:;A program of short entertaining and educational science films for a younger audience. Suitable for children aged 6 and up. (But also entertaining for film and animation enthusiasts ... more

Into the Dragon's Lair

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Patricia Birkett | WEP Film Festival

Didier Noirot, a diver with Jacques Cousteau on over 5000 dives, along with South African photographer Roger Horrocks, notorious for his daring shark photography, team up to dive with the giant Nile c ... more

Into the Dragon's Lair

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Didier Noirot, a diver with Jacques Cousteau on over 5000 dives, along with South African photographer Roger HorrockInto the Dragon's LairInto the Dragon's Lairs, notorious for his daring shark photog ... more

A Beautiful Mind

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink o ... more

A Beautiful Mind

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink o ... more
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Underwater Photography / Filmmaking Workshop B _ CANCELED

Global Sales Strategies for Ambitious Tech-Entrepreneurs

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Faran Siddiqi | Kenneth Morse

An intensive two-day course for KAUST engineers and scientists who want to see their breakthrough ideas and inventions move successfully and swiftly from the cool comfort of the laboratory to the crue ... more

Practical Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering

Location: Building 9 - 3224

By Cornie Scheffer

This workshop is a basic introduction and overview of the very exciting field of biomedical engineering. Biomedical engineering involves applying the concepts, knowledge and approaches of virtually al ... more

Solar Energy Conversion

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Kazunari Domen

Solar energy is abundant and renewable energy resource. Many approaches have been developed for solar energy conversion to the energy matters that we can use. To utilize the solar energy in a large sc ... more

Antibody Structure, Function and Engineering

Location: Building 9 - 3223

By Anna Tramontano

Successful recognition of foreign antigens by antibodies (or immunoglobulins) is crucial for the defense of an organism against pathogens and strictly depends upon the enormous diversity of the sequen ... more

Cloud Computing Basics: Concepts, Technologies and Use cases

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Sambit Sahu

This course will focus on leveraging Cloud Computing infrastructure and programming models for High Performance Computing. It will start by introducing basic Cloud Computing concepts such as Iaas, Paa ... more

Drum Class - Beginners A

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more

Drum Class - Beginners B

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

These classes will introduce students to the basic techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. The rhythms are easy to learn and a lot of fun to play. Students will learn about the ... more

Aspects of Biopolymer Science. I. Biomaterials – Bioplastics

Location: Building 9 - 3224

By H. Seliger | Mostafa Zedan

Will there be plastic materials in a world without fossil carbon sources? Likely yes. Already the annual production of biomass exceeds the predicted total reserves of petroleum. But there is still a l ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: Manta Boat located at the first Jetty of the Marine Walkway facing the beacon

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

"Life" in Movies: Biology in Popular Cinema

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2322

By Michael Berumen

This short course highlights several popular movies with strong biology themes or messages. Scenes from each movie will be explored with a critical eye for scientific accuracy ranging from specific de ... more

Sunset Boat Cruise

Location: TBC

By Mais Elras

Taking the Sunset Cruise in KAUST Harbor is one of the nicest ways to end your day or start the evening activities. You will sail around KAUST harbor towards the fishing village of Thuwal whilst enjoy ... more

Drum Class - Advanced Class

Location: Discovery Square near the Student Center

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

The Advance Class is for students with prior knowledge and experience.;;These classes will introduce students to the techniques and rhythms of traditional West African Djembe Drum. Students will learn ... more

Modern Saudi Art Exhibit Opening

Location: Campus Library

By Hisham Ahmad Binjabi

Official Opening:;Saturday, January 28 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.;;Program:;This special exhibit is brought to you at KAUST by WEP, the Communication department, and Exhibit Organizer Mr.Hisham Binjabi, Pr ... more

Modern Saudi Art Workshops

Location: TBC

By Duaa Basyouni

Limited seats available. To register, email duaa.basyouni@kaust.edu.sa or register here.;;Workshops:;Lecturer Mr. Hisham Binjabi renouned artists and lecturer in King Abdulaziz University;Certificate ... more

Dr. Zahi Hawass - CANCELED

Location: Auditorium, Building 20

By Zahi Hawass

Dear All,;;We announce that Dr. Zahi Hawass (Egyptian Archeologist and Former Minister of Antiquities) has postponed his visit to KAUST.;;Please find below a Skype video recording with a message from ... more
Sunday, January 29, 2012

Global Sales Strategies for Ambitious Tech-Entrepreneurs

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Faran Siddiqi | Kenneth Morse

An intensive two-day course for KAUST engineers and scientists who want to see their breakthrough ideas and inventions move successfully and swiftly from the cool comfort of the laboratory to the crue ... more

Scientific typesetting with LaTeX

Location: Campus Library - Computer Room

By Christos Saragiotis

WHAT LaTeX IS;LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetter. LaTeX is most widely used by mathematicians, scientists, engineers, philosophers, linguists, e ... more

Antibody Structure, Function and Engineering

Location: Building 9 - 3223

By Anna Tramontano

Successful recognition of foreign antigens by antibodies (or immunoglobulins) is crucial for the defense of an organism against pathogens and strictly depends upon the enormous diversity of the sequen ... more

Cloud Computing Basics: Concepts, Technologies and Use cases

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Sambit Sahu

This course will focus on leveraging Cloud Computing infrastructure and programming models for High Performance Computing. It will start by introducing basic Cloud Computing concepts such as Iaas, Paa ... more
Official Opening:;Saturday, January 28 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.;This event will run until January 30th;;Program:;This special exhibit is brought to you at KAUST by WEP, the Communication department, and ... more

How Can GIS Technology Help Protecting Saudi’s Environment?

Location: Building 9 - 3131

By Jianhua Lu

The management and protection of the environment have captured the interest of many countries which are facing ever-decreasing natural resources. Saudi Arabia has a very unique environmental challenge ... more
A nucleic acids technology has evolved utilizing the specific recognition of nucleic acid sequences by biological nucleic acids and proteins. Efforts concentrate on gene silencing and other potential ... more
How to Apply GIS Technology in City Planning and Environmental Protection.

Drum All-Classes Rehearsal

Location: TBC

By Makha Diop | Wendy Keyes |

Come and listen to the musical stylings of your colleagues who have been learning to play the drums!

Desert Seas

Location: Discovery Theatre

By Michael Berumen

This session would be a presentation of the National Geographic feature, "Desert Seas", a 50-minute documentary uncovering the dazzling Red Sea and the wondrous Arabian Gulf.;;Produced by Saudi Aramco ... more

Modern Saudi Art Workshops

Location: TBC

By Duaa Basyouni

Limited seats available. To register, email duaa.basyouni@kaust.edu.sa or register here.;;Workshops:;Lecturer Mr. Hisham Binjabi renouned artists and lecturer in King Abdulaziz University;Certificate ... more

WEP Closing Ceremony

Location: Harbor Walk

By WEP Team

Program:;;19:00 - Asian & Middle Eastern Dinner Buffet;; 19:15 - Introductions and Speech;; 19:30 - W.E.P. Sports Awards Ceremony ;;20:15 - African Drum Music ;;21:00 - Professional Drummers Perform ; ... more
Fusion of Art (live performance of violin and painting);;January 29 and 30 from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.;;Violinist: Yi Yu
Monday, January 30, 2012
Official Opening:;Saturday, January 28 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.;This event will run until January 30th;;Program:;This special exhibit is brought to you at KAUST by WEP, the Communication department, and ... more

Modern Saudi Art Workshops

Location: TBC

By Duaa Basyouni

Limited seats available. To register, email duaa.basyouni@kaust.edu.sa or register here.;;Workshops:;Lecturer Mr. Hisham Binjabi renouned artists and lecturer in King Abdulaziz University;Certificate ... more
Fusion of Art (live performance of violin and painting);;January 29 and 30 from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.;;Violinist: Yi Yu
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Official Opening:;Saturday, January 28 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.;This event will run until January 30th;;Program:;This special exhibit is brought to you at KAUST by WEP, the Communication department, and ... more
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Official Opening:;Saturday, January 28 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.;This event will run until January 30th;;Program:;This special exhibit is brought to you at KAUST by WEP, the Communication department, and ... more
Thursday, February 02, 2012
Official Opening:;Saturday, January 28 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.;This event will run until January 30th;;Program:;This special exhibit is brought to you at KAUST by WEP, the Communication department, and ... more
Friday, February 03, 2012