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Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
10 Apr 2014

The BBC's North America technology correspondent Richard Taylor went to see the Cityscope project in action at MIT media lab. Click here for the full article and video report at bbc.com

Posted From: Center of Excellence for NanoMedicine
01 Apr 2014

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the joint KACST-UCSD Center of Excellence in Nanomedicine, in collaboration with materials scientists, engineers and neurobiologists, have discovered a new mechanism for using light to activate drug-delivering nanoparticles and other targeted therapeutic...

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
27 Mar 2014

Waleed Gowharji, a research associate at CCES, has been admitted to the Changing Places Group in the MIT media lab. Waleed previously joined CCES in June of 2012 and quickly played a major role in the development of the modeling frameworks for the Integrated Energy Decision Support System (IEDSS) and the Strategic Solar Desalination Network (SSDN) projects.

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
17 Feb 2014

A symposium was held on February 17th at the Keio University Graduate School of System Design and Management (SDM) in Yokohama, Japan to launch the Japanese translation of the book Engineering Systems (by Olivier de Weck, Daniel Roos and Christopher...

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
06 Feb 2014

Alex “Sandy” Pentland the Principle Investigator in CCES's Cyber Security Initiative (CSI) project was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
28 Jan 2014

Noelle Selin has been elected to the Global Young Academy. The Global Young Academy (GYA) is an international group of 200 young (up to ten years post PhD) scientists selected based on research excellence and commitment to impact.

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
15 Jan 2014

The Global Knowledge Society Forum is a biannual event, sponsored and organized by the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (the Cultural Center), a Saudi Aramco initiative, in partnership with the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and UNESCO.

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
05 Jan 2014

Mariam Nouh, the research associate at CCES starts her doctorate degree in Cyber Security, Computer  Science  at  the  University  of  Oxford.  While  at  CCES,  Mariam  worked  in  variety  of topics including designing the architecture of the Collaborative Planning Interface as part of the Integrated Energy Support System (IEDSS) project, and in Social Information...

Posted From: Center for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
01 Jan 2014

The second meeting of the KACST-Cambridge Centre took place in January 2013 at KACST in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ten Cambridge members of the project spent two days discussing the progress of the project with their KACST colleagues. The photograph above shows a session of the meeting being chaired by His Highness Prince Dr Turki S AlSaud.

Posted From: Center for Complex Engineering Systems
30 Dec 2013

Abdulelah Habib, the research Associate at CCES starts his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at San Diego. While in CCES, Abdulelah worked on the Integrated Energy Decision Support System (IEDSS), where he was part of the modeling team.

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