4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Thuwal 23955-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Al-Kindi West (building 5), Level 4, Sea side

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) advances science and technology through distinctive and collaborative research integrated with graduate education. Located on the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia, KAUST conducts curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address global challenges related to food, water, energy, and the environment. 


Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate research university devoted to finding solutions for some of the most pressing scientific and technological challenges in the world as well as Saudi Arabia in the areas of food and health, water, energy, environment and the digital domain. KAUST is a curiosity-driven, interdisciplinary problem-solving environment, with state-of-the-art labs, distinguished faculty and talented students. 


KAUST brings together the best minds from around the world to advance research. More than 110 different nationalities live, work and study on campus. KAUST is also a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity, with research resulting in novel patents and products, enterprising startups, regional and global initiatives, and collaboration with other academic institutions, industries and Saudi agencies.


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About Clean Combustion Research Center, CCRC

The Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) is 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.

The challenges arising from the combustion of fuels, such as pollution, global warming and climate change, are among the main concerns of researchers at KAUST's Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC).  The Center works on cutting-edge technologies to maximize the efficiency of the Kingdom’s power generation and transportation sectors, reducing in-Kingdom usage and helping transition from crude oil exporter to producing value-added products.  The Center focuses on decarbonizing the conversion of hydrocarbons into work though better fuel/engine coupling, efficiency improvements via advanced thermodynamic cycles and waste heat recovery, low-carbon fuels, and efficient carbon capturing technologies. 

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