KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Students, faculty, scientists, and engineers conduct fundamental and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges related to water, food, energy, and the environment.
Opened in 2009 and located on the shores of the Red Sea, KAUST is the first LEED certified project in Saudi Arabia and the largest LEED Platinum project in the world. In 2011, KAUST was named Lab of the Year by leading science and technology publication, R&D Magazine. The following year, the University’s Research Park was named the 2012 Emerging Research and Science Park by the Association of University Research Parks (AURP).