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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.

 

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