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Fuel chemistry distilled

Fuel chemistry distilled

Fuel chemistry distilled

The gasoline and diesel we pump into our vehicles is a complex cocktail that can contain thousands of different chemicals. But look closer at the fuel, and the overwhelming complexity starts to resolve itself, KAUST researchers have shown. Read more >>> Read more

Putting gas under pressure

Putting gas under pressure

Putting gas under pressure

Predicting and preventing thermoacoustic instabilities remains challenging for the design of a gas turbine. To improve the models used, Deanna Lacoste from KAUST's Clean Combustion Research Center and her colleagues have measured the stability of gas flames at elevated pressure. Read more >>> Read more

Student Focus: Nawaf Alghamdi

Student Focus: Nawaf Alghamdi

Student Focus: Nawaf Alghamdi

Nawaf Alghamdi describes himself as a chemical engineer who is passionate about science and discovery. Alghamdi, an M.S./Ph.D. chemical engineering student based in the Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) under the supervision of Professors Mani Sarathy and Jorge Gascon, also defines himself as an liberal arts enthusiast who spends a good chunk of his spare time challenging his beliefs and convictions by enriching his knowledge in philosophy, behavioral psychology and anthropology. Read more >>> Read more
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