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King Saud University Earns a European Patent

Sunday, March 16, 2014

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King Saud University Earns a European Patent

King Saud University earned a patent from the European Patent Office under No. EP2596836 on dated March 5 2014, entitled ‘Method for decomposing a halogenated organic compound’ . The present patent invented by Inas M. AlNashef and Saeed M. Al-Zahrani, members of KSU’s Department of Chemical Engineering at College of Engineering. Thamer A. Albahkali, the […]

A New Patent for Masonry Blocks Developed By KSU Researchers

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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A New Patent for Masonry Blocks Developed By KSU Researchers

A new masonry building block designed at King Saud University received a US patent entitled: Masonry building block and interlocking wall system incorporating such blocks. A rectangular shaped interlocking building block comprises a pair of exterior sides and an upper and a lower longitudinally extending horizontal faces developed by Saleh H. Alsayed, Husain Abbas, Yousef A. […]

HRH Prince Salman bin Sultan visits King Saud University

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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HRH Prince Salman bin Sultan visits King Saud University

HRH Prince Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Defense Minister visited Innovation Tower at King Saud University was greeted by KSU Rector Badran Al-Omar with Vice Rector Abdulaziz Salem Al-Ruwais, Vice rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Ahmed Al-Aameri and  Riyadh Techno Valley  (RTV) CEO Abdulaziz Nasser Aldusari on last week. HRH Prince Salman bin Sultan […]

KSU Faculty Receive Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award (Takreem)

Thursday, January 2, 2014

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KSU Faculty Receive Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award (Takreem)

King Saud University’s Faculty Members at College of Engineering, Saeed M. Al-Zahrani (Saudi National) and Inas M. AlNashef (Jordanian National) has been awarded by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award (Takreem)  for his patented invention ‘Process for the destruction of sulfur and nitrogen mustards, lewisite, and their homologous/analogues in deep eutectic solvents’. Winners of the Custodian […]

KSU Participates in Petroleum Olympiads 2014 in India

Sunday, December 29, 2013

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KSU Participates in Petroleum Olympiads 2014 in India

College of Engineering’s petroleum club team will play in the finals of the Second Petroleum Olympiads 2014 which will be organized by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Dehradun, India next February. The team -which consisted of Zayd Saad Al-Sahly, Abdullah Ibrahim AlGooder and Ibrahim Atteya Alharthy- made a record after competing with […]

Engineering Professors at KSU Receive Building Fire-Safety Patent

Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Engineering Professors at KSU Receive Building Fire-Safety Patent

Researchers at King Saud University are improving building fire safety standards after securing a US patent for a new design for concrete columns that increases their ability to withstand fire and extremely high temperatures. Khalid Al-Saleh, the director of KSU’s Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing Program (IPTL), announced the patent for the new design earlier this […]

Dr. Raja Rizwan Hussain receives Gold Medal

Sunday, May 12, 2013

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Dr. Raja Rizwan Hussain receives Gold Medal

Dr. Raja Rizwan Hussain of the College of Engineering, King Saud University, has received gold medal in the in 41st International Exhibition of Inventions held in Geneva, Switzerland. The medal was given to Dr. Hussain for his outstanding research through which he has developed an innovative method for prevention of macro-cell corrosion in the repaired reinforced […]

KSU grabs top spots in Engineering Awards

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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KSU grabs top spots in Engineering Awards

Graduates from King Saud University(KSU) have secured first and third place in the annual Graduation Projects Contest for engineering students from faculties across the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) nations. Winner of first place Ryan Salman Mohamed Al-Oqaili and of third place, Faisal Al-Turky Abdullah Al-Maddy Abdullah Al-Shemari, were awarded their prizes at a gala awards ceremony […]

KSU leads the gulf with pioneering aircraft assembly

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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KSU leads the gulf with pioneering aircraft assembly

Students and staff at King Saud University have become the first people from the nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council to locally assemble and fly an aircraft successfully. The aircraft is a Zenith CH750 single-engine turboprop, which is commonly used in  training since it is considered the ideal type of light aircraft in which to […]

KSU pioneers Solar-powered Water Purification

Monday, April 22, 2013

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KSU pioneers Solar-powered Water Purification

A new system for purifying water using solar energy researched and designed at KSU was just awarded a US Patent on April 16. The water purifying system was invented by a interdepartmental research team from the College of Engineering, comprised of Hany Al-Ansary, Essam Al-Bahkali from the Mechanical Engineering Department, and Essam A. Al-Ammar from the Department of […]

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