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August 8th, 2007

Saudi science uni in head hunt

Abstract:
A worldwide search is underway for a founding president for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

KAUST's academic model is structured around four research institutes, each of which will include research centers devoted to a particular set of issues or challenges that could benefit from concentrated scientific and technological study. The institutes include:

The Resources, Energy and Environment Institute, with centres initially devoted to challenges in energy research; water and sustainable development.

Biosciences and Engineering Institute, with centres focused on environmental bioscience, industrial biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, health science and technology.

Materials Science and Engineering Institute, with centres interested in problems relating to polymers, membranes and nanomaterials, catalytic chemistry and materials for high-stress environments.

Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Institute, with centres focused on language software technologies and computational linguistics, IT innovation.

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