Clean Combustion Research Center

a world-renowned research center pursuing leading solutions to global challenges arising from the combustion of fossil fuels, such as pollutant control, global warming and climate change abatement, and sustainable fuel usage.


12 May, 2022

Carbon nanochemistry written in the stars

KAUST scientists have proposed a new mechanism that explains how carbon structures in flames and stars can come together to form nanoparticles. A universal mechanism could explain the formation of carbon nanoparticles in interstellar and terrestrial environments.

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08 May, 2022

The Air Pollution Epidemic

Recent years have felt like one crisis has followed another. According to data from the World Health Organization1 (WHO), air pollution (both indoor and outdoor) kills around seven million people worldwide on an annual basis. Shockingly, almost the entire population of the planet (99%) breathes in air that exceeds WHO guideline limits.

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10 April, 2022

Dean's Award 2022- Mechanical Engineering Program

On March 30th, the Mechanical Engineering Program celebrated the 15 students who received the Dean’s Award 2022, where 9 of them are from Clean Combustion Research Center.

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CCRC Newsletter

Spring 2022 Edition

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