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Sunday, January 12, 2020

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Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Mark Ptashne

Lecture by Mark Ptashne, Ludwig Chair of Molecular Biology at Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. ABOUT THIS LECTURE Mark Ptashne had a good fortune, early ... more
This event will involve general wellbeing promotion through printed materials and personal interaction. We will provide a series of different focuses from nutrition to mental wellbeing and will a ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices- Group A 1/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group B 1/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more

Transcriptional Control of Neuronal Identity

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Oliver Hobert

Lecture by Oliver Hobert, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. ABOUT THIS LECTURE Ol ... more

Targeting Tumor Microenvironment to Improve Therapy 1/2

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Leaf Huang

Lecture by Leaf Huang, Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the University of North Carolina at C ... more

Welcoming / Opening Remarks and Keynotes

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Ian Campbell | Nicholas Peppas

Agenda    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM       WEP 2020 OPENING REMARKS AND KEYNOTE LECTURES 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM   Opening Remarks by Dr. Tony ... more

Med Tech Global Exhibition - Day 1

Location: Bldg 19 Exhibit Halls 1,2,& 3

The “Global Health and MedTech Exhibition” will be held as part of WEP 2020 on January 12 and 13, 2020. This exhibition will engage business investment institutions operating in many busin ... more
Monday, January 13, 2020
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Masterclass: Jazz 1/3

Location: Building 20, Rehearsal Room

By Ulysses Owens

About this 3-day masterclass divided into three sessions: Jazz is Medicine A 60-Minute Introduction to Jazz for Scientists Jazz Improvisation Jazz is often referred to as America’s true ... more
This event will involve general wellbeing promotion through printed materials and personal interaction. We will provide a series of different focuses from nutrition to mental wellbeing and will a ... more

Data + AI = Personalized Insights in Medicine

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Ajay Royyuru

A keynote lecture by Ajay Royyuru, Vice President of Healthcare & Life Sciences Research at IBM. EVENT DESCRIPTION Biology and medicine are transformed into an information science, ena ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - The Planet Cell

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

Targeting Tumor Microenvironment to Improve Therapy 2/2

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Leaf Huang

Lecture by Leaf Huang, Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the University of North Carolina at C ... more

Be Mind full or Mindful? - Group A 1/2

Location: Bldg 5, Level 5, Room 5220

By Sandra Katakalea

An offering with a pre-selection process The concept of time in our everyday life mainly consists of being caught in the past or the future. Present sometimes is almost nonexistent, or we rush it too ... more

Academic Lecture by Claus-Michael Lehr

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Claus-Michael Lehr

Lecture by Claus-Michael Lehr, Professor at Saarland University and co-founder and head of the Drug Delivery department at the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) ... more

Med Tech Global Exhibition - Day 2

Location: Bldg 19 Exhibit Halls 1,2,& 3

The “Global Health and MedTech Exhibition” will be held as part of WEP 2020 on January 12 and 13, 2020. This exhibition will engage business investment institutions operating in many busin ... more
A keynote lecture by Andre Nel, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of Research at California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI), UCLA. Nanoparticles have made a big impact on the develop ... more

Set for Love: Live Jazz with Mavis Pan

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Mavis Pan

“Set For Love” is jazz, with a little bit of everything in musical styles: ballad, blues, bolero, bossa, samba, swing, tango, and waltz. It’s a concept album about love: head-over-he ... more
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Design and Build Medical Devices- Group A 2/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Masterclass: Jazz 2/3

Location: Building 20, Rehearsal Room

By Ulysses Owens

About this 3-day masterclass divided into three sessions: Jazz is Medicine A 60-Minute Introduction to Jazz for Scientists Jazz Improvisation Jazz is one of the great global musical traditions ... more
This event will involve general wellbeing promotion through printed materials and personal interaction. We will provide a series of different focuses from nutrition to mental wellbeing and will a ... more

Bioresponsive Smart Drug Delivery

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Zhen Gu

Lecture by Zhen Gu, Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Director of the NIH Biotechnology Training in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Program at UCLA.  ABOUT THIS EVENT S ... more

DNA Nanostructures for Cellular Delivery of Therapeutics

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Hanadi Sleiman

A keynote lecture by Hanadi Sleiman, Professor of Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in DNA Nanoscience at McGill University. EVENT DESCRIPTION DNA nanotechnology has emerged as an except ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - The Sentries of the Body

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

Be Mind full or Mindful? - Group A 2/2

Location: Bldg 5, Level 5, Room 5220

By Sandra Katakalea

An offering with a pre-selection process The concept of time in our everyday life mainly consists of being caught in the past or the future. Present sometimes is almost nonexistent, or we rush it too ... more

Demystifying the Review Process - TBC

Location: Spine Auditorium Between 4 and 5

By Andre Nel | Hanadi Sleiman

In this interactive panel discussion, students and the broad audience will be able to exchange ideas about the scientific review process and the future of medicine and technology with international ex ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group B 2/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more

Molecular Containers for Delivery and Sequestration Applications

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 2

By Lyle Isaacs

Lecture by Lyle Isaacs, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Maryland. ABOUT THIS LECTURE In this talk, Professor Isaacs will present his recent work on the preparation and use ... more

Personalized Medicine in the Reproductive Area

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Rene Frydman

A keynote lecture by Rene Frydman, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hôpitaux de Paris. In the last forty years, the knowledge of human reproduction has benefited an enormous developmen ... more

Gattaca

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

By Rene Frydman

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Masterclass: Jazz 3/3

Location: Building 20, Rehearsal Room

By Ulysses Owens

About this 3-day masterclass divided into three sessions: Jazz is Medicine A 60-Minute Introduction to Jazz for Scientists Jazz Improvisation Jazz Music is an art form that has been studied an ... more
This event will involve general wellbeing promotion through printed materials and personal interaction. We will provide a series of different focuses from nutrition to mental wellbeing and will a ... more

Rational Vaccinology: In Pursuit of the Perfect Vaccine

Location: Building 20, Auditorium

By Chad Mirkin

A keynote lecture by Chad Mirkin, Professor and Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University. EVENT DESCRIPTION Spherical Nucleic Acids (SNAs) are ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - The Heart

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more
Lecture by Theresa M. Reineke, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of the Department of Chemistry at The University of Minnesota.  ABOUT THIS LECTURE Polymers that assemble wi ... more

Academic Lecture by Omar Farha

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Omar Farha

Lecture by Omar Farha, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University and Distinguished Adjunct Professor at KAU. ABOUT THIS EVENT The Academic Lectures are a series of lectur ... more

Heritable Human Genome Editing: Scientists and Science Policy

Location: Building 20, Auditorium

By Francoise Baylis

A keynote lecture by Francoise Baylis, University Research Professor at Dalhousie University. EVENT DESCRIPTION "I believe that science experts have a responsibility to contribute to pub ... more

Live Music @ The Harbor with Ulyesses

Location: Harbor Walk

By Ulysses Owens

Brought to you by the Office of the Arts, Graduate Events and Recreation, and the Enrichment Office.

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Moving Between Academia and the Biotech Industry

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Soren-Peter Olesen

Lecture by Soren-Peter Olesen, CEO of the Danish National Research Foundation and Professor of Molecular Cardiology and Membrane Proteins at the University of Copenhagen. ABOUT THIS&nb ... more
This event will involve general wellbeing promotion through printed materials and personal interaction. We will provide a series of different focuses from nutrition to mental wellbeing and will a ... more

Genome Editing Based Approaches for Personalized Medicine

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Gang Bao

Lecture by Gang Bao, Foyt Family Chair Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Associate Dean for Research and Innovation at Rice University.  ABOUT THIS EVENT With the recent ad ... more

A Keynote Lecture by George Gokel

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By George Gokel

A keynote lecture by George Gokel, Distinguished Professor of Science Chemistry and Biochemistry and Associate Director of the Center for NanoScience at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. ... more

Supramolecular Latches: New Chemical Tools for Biology and Medicine

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Kimoon Kim

A keynote lecture by Kimoon Kim, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Self-assembly and Complexity at Pohang University of Science and Technology.  EVENT DESCRIPTION ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - The Brain

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

Alumni Lecture Series

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Arwa Raies | Dimitrios Kleftogiannis | Eduardo Gorron | Faisal Nawab | Hessa Al-Quwaiee

Join us for the annual Alumni Lecture Series, a highlight in the University’s event calendar! We welcome the return to KAUST of five alumni who will present highlights from their work in b ... more

Personalized Medicine Mobile App Prototype 1/4

Location: Campus Library - Sea View Room

By Aida Rivera | Myraida Rivera Marzan

An offering with a pre-selection process About this workshop The goal of this collaborative design workshop is to develop a Personalized Medical App. It will leverage mobile phones' capabilities to ... more

Texas Inspired Metal-based Drug Discovery Adventures

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Jonathan Sessler

A keynote lecture by Jonathan Sessler, Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin. ABOUT THIS LECTURE This lecture will present a personal story of a 3x cancer survivor an ... more

Live Music @ The Harbor

Location: Harbor Walk

Brought to you by the Office of the Arts, Graduate Events and Recreation, and the Enrichment Office.

Cyborg Among Us (2017)

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more
Friday, January 17, 2020

Inside Out (2015)

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more

Masterclass: A Capella - Group A

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

By Tim Blais

Brought to you by the Office of the Arts, the Red Sea Research Center, and the Enrichment Office.

Color Run

Location: TBC

Brought to you by KAUST Health and the Enrichment Office.

Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more

Live Music @The Harbor

Location: Harbor Walk

 

Brought to you by Graduate Affairs and Recreation and the Office of the Arts, and the Enrichment Office.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Masterclass: Lab to Film 1/5

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Todd Nims

An offering with a pre-registration process Make your research meaningful for a general audience Science and technology have infinite potential for solving local and global concerns. However, many s ... more

Osmosis Jones (2001)

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more

Master Class: A Capella - Group B

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

By Tim Blais

Brought to you by the Office of the Arts, the Red Sea Research Center, and the Enrichment Office.

Masterclass - Art therapy TBC

Location: Discovery Square, Multipurpose Room

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

By Elsa Sotiriadis

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more
Sunday, January 19, 2020

Masterclass: Lab to Film 2/5

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Todd Nims

An offering with a pre-registration process Make your research meaningful for a general audience Science and technology have infinite potential for solving local and global concerns. However, many s ... more

Intellectual Property Considerations Related to Personalized Medicine

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Mardson Mcquay

Intellectual property (IP) protection is essential to foster innovation. For the protection of important technology for commercialization, a strong and enforceable patent is required. Hence, scientist ... more

Personalized Medicine Mobile App Prototype 2/4

Location: Campus Library - Sea View Room

By Aida Rivera | Myraida Rivera Marzan

About this workshop The goal of this collaborative design workshop is to develop a Personalized Medical App. It will leverage mobile phones' capabilities to empower patients, making them an active an ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group A 3/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Precision Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges

Location: Building 20, Auditorium

By Rifat Atun

A keynote lecture by Rifat Atun, Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University. EVENT DESCRIPTION Precision medicine — prevention and treatment strategies that take indivi ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - Digestion

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

Selective Anion Transport

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Philip Gale

Lecture by Philip Gale, Professor of Chemistry and Head of School at the University of Sydney.  ABOUT THIS LECTURE Synthetic transmembrane anion transporters (anionophores) have poten ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group B 3/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more

Sensory workshop "Smell to feel what your body needs"

Location: Discovery Square, Community Kitchen

By Marie-Sophie L

This workshop will make you aware of the sensory power that is within you. Our very complex olfactory system links to a real sensory analysis laboratory that is more powerful than the sum of all the ... more

Science Lecture by Tom Pringle

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Tom Pringle

Lecture by Tom Pringle, an internationally renowned pioneer of educational science performance and immersive training programs. ABOUT THIS EVENT The Academic Lectures are a series of lectu ... more

Personalized Medicine: From Science Fiction to Science Fact

Location: Building 20, Auditorium

By Elsa Sotiriadis

A keynote lecture by Elsa Sotiriadis, The Biofuturist, science fiction author and Dr. in synthetic biology.  EVENT DESCRIPTION Are we already living in a science fiction-inspired futu ... more
Monday, January 20, 2020

Creative Tactics for Communicating Science - Beginners

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Benjamin Stevens | Nicholas Demille

An offering with a pre-selection process Communicating science has become an integral part of a scientist’s research cycle. According to UNESCO, there are more than 7 million scientists and res ... more

Masterclass: Lab to Film 3/5

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Todd Nims

An offering with a pre-registration process Make your research meaningful for a general audience Science and technology have infinite potential for solving local and global concerns. However, many s ... more

Personalized Medicine Mobile App Prototype 3/4

Location: Campus Library - Sea View Room

By Aida Rivera | Myraida Rivera Marzan

An offering with a pre-selection process About this workshop The goal of this collaborative design workshop is to develop a Personalized Medical App. It will leverage mobile phones' capabilities to ... more
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Disease is a Personal Matter

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Chih-Ming Ho

A keynote lecture by Chih-Ming Ho, Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Bioengineering at UCLA. “Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - The Muscles and the Fat

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

New Porous Hybrid Materials in Biomedicine

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Christian Serre

Lecture by Christian Serre, highly cited scientist and Chemistry Research Director at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris and ESPCI. ABOUT THIS LECTURE Within the past few d ... more

The Benefits of Raw Food

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 2

By Marie-Sophie L

Are you ready to welcome more plants into your diet and get tremendous energy to crunch raw life? Raw food, a vegetable-based cuisine with no cooking, is generating unprecedented interest in the ... more

Be Mind full or Mindful? - Group B 1/2

Location: Bldg 5, Level 5, Room 5220

By Sandra Katakalea

An offering with a pre-selection process The concept of time in our everyday life mainly consists of being caught in the past or the future. Present sometimes is almost nonexistent, or we rush it too ... more

Metal-Organic Frameworks at the Biointerface

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Christian Doonan

Lecture by Christian Doonan, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials at Adelaide University.  ABOUT THIS LECTURE Metal-organic Framework ... more

From Raw Food to Gastronomy

Location: Discovery Square, Community Kitchen

By Marie-Sophie L

Raw food, a vegetable-based cuisine with no cooking, is generating unprecedented interest in the United States.   Americans attribute health benefits to it in terms of recovery from stress, ... more

Digital Health Panel Discussion

Location: Building 19, Conference Hall 2

In this interactive and lively panel discussion, students and the broad audience will be able to exchange ideas innovation, technology and the future of medicine with in-Kingdom experts and leaders in ... more

Science Show by Tom Pringle

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Tom Pringle

Tom Pringle is an internationally renowned pioneer of educational science performance and immersive training programs (Bright Sparks Communication Training). He has been delivering science performance ... more

Microbiota: The amazing powers of the gut (2019)

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Delivering Proteins in Hot and Hostile Places

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Jeremiah Gassensmith

Lecture by Jeremiah Gassensmith, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Dallas. ABOUT THIS LECTURE Transportation of vaccines requires constant ref ... more

Masterclass: Lab to Film 4/5

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Todd Nims

An offering with a pre-registration process Make your research meaningful for a general audience Science and technology have infinite potential for solving local and global concerns. However, many s ... more

Personalized Medicine Mobile App Prototype 4/4

Location: Campus Library - Sea View Room

By Aida Rivera | Myraida Rivera Marzan

An offering with a pre-selection process About this workshop The goal of this collaborative design workshop is to develop a Personalized Medical App. It will leverage mobile phones' capabilities to ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group A 4/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Creative Tactics for Communicating Science - Advanced 1/2

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Benjamin Stevens | Nicholas Demille

An offering with a pre-selection process Communicating science has become an integral part of a scientist’s research cycle. According to UNESCO, there are more than 7 million scientists and res ... more

Undergraduate Poster Competition Exhibition - Jan. 21

Location: Library - Level 2

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 pos ... more

Science Fair Competition

Location: Spine in Front of the Campus Library

An offering with pre-registration process Showcase your science at KAUST! Every year during WEP, the Science Fair brings technology and science to the KAUST community and local schools. The Science ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - War on Toxins

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group B 4/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more

Be Mind full or Mindful? - Group B 2/2

Location: Bldg 5, Level 5, Room 5220

By Sandra Katakalea

An offering with a pre-selection process The concept of time in our everyday life mainly consists of being caught in the past or the future. Present sometimes is almost nonexistent, or we rush it too ... more

Whole-Cell Visualization and Modeling

Location: Building 9 Lecture hall 1

By Ivan Viola

Lecture by Ivan Viola, Associate Professor of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering at KAUST. ABOUT THIS LECTURE Computer graphics technology can nowadays inte ... more

From Hippocrates to Genomics

Location: Building 20, Auditorium

By Natasha McEnroe

A keynote lecture by Natasha McEnroe, keeper of medicine at the Science Museum London.  THE KEYNOTE LECTURE SERIES The keynote lectures are signature events taking place as part of a serie ... more
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Masterclass: Lab to Film 5/5

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Todd Nims

An offering with a pre-registration process Make your research meaningful for a general audience Science and technology have infinite potential for solving local and global concerns. However, many s ... more
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Theory and Applications  About this masterclass  This masterclass will train students in theory and applications of machine learning and artif ... more

Creative Tactics for Communicating Science - Advanced 2/2

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Benjamin Stevens | Nicholas Demille

An offering with a pre-selection process Communicating science has become an integral part of a scientist’s research cycle. According to UNESCO, there are more than 7 million scientists and res ... more

Undergraduate Poster Competition Exhibition - Jan. 22

Location: Library - Level 2

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 po ... more

LED Lighting Evolves for Being Healthy

Location: Bldg 20, Auditorium

By Shuji Nakamura

A keynote lecture by the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for the co-invention of the blue LED, Shuji Nakamura, Professor of Materials at the University of California. EVENT DESCRIPTION In ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - Vaccination

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more
Lecture by Paolo Falcaro, Professor in Bio-based Materials Technology at the Graz University of Technology.  ABOUT THIS EVENTA recent development in Metal-organic Framework (MOF) research i ... more

Elastic Search for Better Personalized Health

Location: Spine Auditorium between Buildings 2 & 3

By Ali Raza | Maxat Kulmanov | Nasser Mohiuddin | Zulfikhar Mohammed

Academic Lecture by Ali Raza - Software Developer in the Bio-Ontology Research Group at KAUST Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC), Maxat Kulmanov - Ph.D. Candidate in the Bio-Ont ... more
An offering with a pre-registration process Metabolomics presents a snapshot of the metabolic dynamics that reflect the response of the human body to pathophysiological stimuli and/or genetic modific ... more

Academic Lecture by Hosam Zowawi

Location: Bldg. 9 Lecture Hall II# 2325

By Hosam Zowawi

Lecture by Hosam Mamoon A. Zowawi, Assistant Professor of Medicine at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and a 2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise young laureate. ABOUT THIS&nbs ... more

Keynote Lecture By Mark Kendall

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Mark Kendall

A keynote lecture by Mark Kendall, Entrepreneurial Professor at the Australian National University. THE KEYNOTE LECTURE SERIES The keynote lectures are signature events taking place as part of ... more

The Cave

Location: Cinema Theater, Discovery Square

By Hosam Zowawi

We are excited to host the 2020 WEP Film Festival, where renowned scientists will introduce and lead discussions for a range of educational documentaries and fictional film screenings related to this ... more

Farmers Market

Location: Discovery Square

The KAUST Farmers Market, part of the sustainable food movement, will feature on Wednesday 22, Thursday 23, and Friday 24 locally sourced produce, nuts, seeds, honey, and fresh fish for purchase.  ... more
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group A 5/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more

Design and Build Medical Devices - Group B 5/5

Location: Innovation Cluster, Level 0, Prototyping Core Lab

By Ali Alfrshuti | Tamer Shahin | Yasser Al-Omrany

An offering with a pre-selection process Objectives: Participants will be organized in teams where they will apply the basics of design skills, problem-solving, and workshop skills to make a prototy ... more
An offering with a pre-registration process Metabolomics presents a snapshot of the metabolic dynamics that reflect the response of the human body to pathophysiological stimuli and/or genetic modific ... more
Lecture by Sridevi Sarma, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine ABOUT THIS LECTURE In this talk, the speaker will desc ... more

Once Upon a Time… Life - The Chain of Life

Location: University Library, Sea View Area, Level 2

ABOUT ONCE UPON A TIME... LIFE The program was initially produced in France in 1987 and is an animated television series that tells the story of the human body for children. The good charac ... more

Final Gala

Location: Bldg 20 Auditorium

By Tim Blais

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.  Brought to you by the Offic ... more

Farmers Market

Location: Discovery Square

The KAUST Farmers Market, part of the sustainable food movement, will feature on Wednesday 22, Thursday 23, and Friday 24 locally sourced produce, nuts, seeds, honey, and fresh fish for purchase.  ... more
Friday, January 24, 2020

Farmers Market

Location: Discovery Square

The KAUST Farmers Market, part of the sustainable food movement, will feature on Wednesday 22, Thursday 23, and Friday 24 locally sourced produce, nuts, seeds, honey, and fresh fish for purchase.  ... more