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WEP 2019

The Winter Enrichment Program (WEP), a hallmark event of KAUST, returned on Sunday, January 13 to Thursday, January 24, 2019. Chaired by Professor Valerio Orlando, Head of Environmental Epigenetic Program. #WEP2019 featured 12 days of keynotes, lectures, discussions, master classes, exhibits, and cultural events all relating to the theme of TIME. 

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Scientific Writing for Academic Success: New Students for Credits 4/4

Location: Bldg. 9 Classroom 3131 ≤ 42

By Umair Bin Waleed |

About this morning workshop for new students During this workshop, students will explore how scientific articles are constructed and interpreted, how research findings are presented, and how scientif ... more

Masterclass: Trust in Time: Real-World Applications with Blockchain 2/2

Location: Building 19, Level 3, Conference Hall number 2&3

By Hassan Alsibyani | James Audretsch | Marco Canini | Roger Wattenhofer

About this 2-day workshop This workshop will cover everything from the foundations of blockchain, to what smart contracts are, how to write them, good examples worldwide, and a brainstorming session ... more

Be Mind full or Mindful? Group B 2/2

Location: Bldg 5, Level 5, Room 5220

By Sandra Katakalea

Mindfulness is a fundamental skill The concept of time in our everyday life mainly consists of being caught into the past or the future. Present sometimes is almost nonexistent or we rush it too quic ... more

Undergraduate Poster Competition Exhibition - Jan 24

Location: University Library

KAUST is excited to present its annual International poster competition. Everyone is welcome to attend the exhibit as undergraduate students from around the world present their best research in a post ... more

Location, Location, Location, and Time

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Roger Wattenhofer

The Global Positioning System GPS has been a driver for so many applications that it is often considered to be a key technology of our time. GPS is not only the dominant positioning service, but it ... more

Scientific Writing for Academic Success: Advanced PhDs 4/4

Location: Bldg. 9 Classroom 3131 ≤ 42

By Umair Bin Waleed |

During this workshop, students will explore how scientific articles are constructed and interpreted, how research findings are presented, and how scientific arguments are developed. Attendees will lea ... more

Farmers Market - Thursday

Location: Times Square

The KAUST Farmers Market, part of the sustainable food movement, will feature on Wednesday 23, Thursday 24, and Friday 25 locally sourced produce, nuts, seeds, honey, and fresh fish for purc ... more

Final Gala and Award Ceremony

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Opera in Roma

Don’t miss our Final Gala as we celebrate the end of the tenth annual Winter Enrichment Program, featuring an evening of live performance and awards.  Vivaldi's Four Seasons by ... more