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The Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) collaborates on research projects with several world-renowned industries. CCRC's world-class faculty, researchers, and students help companies solve their most challenging problems.

 

NEWS

28 July, 2022

39th International Symposium on Combustion

At the end of July many CCRC faculty, scientists, and students attended the 39th International Symposium on Combustion in Vancouver. The biennial symposium provides a scientific venue for sharing ideas and experiences on the applications of combustion and is hosted by The Combustion Institute.

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13 June, 2022

CCRC initiates FLEET to decarbonize the transportation sector

KAUST and the Oil Sustainability Program recently launched the FLEET Consortium. The Consortium plans to develop innovative fuels, lubricants, and efficient engine technologies and, in the words of Prof. Bill Roberts, Director of the Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC), “represents a wonderful opportunity for KAUST and the CCRC to provide impactful solutions to greenhouse gas emissions across the entire mobility sector, both for the Kingdom and globally.” It is the CCRC that initiated FLEET.

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07 June, 2022

Two prominent CCRC faculty members promoted

KAUST recently acknowledged its burgeoning progress in solar energy and sustainable fuel technologies by promoting four prominent PSE faculty to the rank of full professor. Two of the four Professors promoted are from the Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC): Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Aamir Farooq and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Mani Sarathy.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Hydrogen Seminar Series Aug 30 - Dec 6, 2022
  • 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM

Bringing together leading experts in hydrogen from government, national labs, academia, and industry to provide critical insights into the technology, economics, policy, and market including business drivers and barriers for hydrogen, both in the short term and in the long term.

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KAUST Research Conference | Hydrogen-Based Mobility and Power, 2022
  • 07:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Delegates from academia, government laboratories, and industry are invited to attend the 2022 conference on 'Hydrogen-Based Mobility and Power’ hosted and organized by the Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) at KAUST. We encourage you to register and attend any of the sessions on the three days.

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CCRC Newsletter

Summer 2022 Edition

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