A partnership between MIT and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia, CCWCE focuses on research in desalination, low-carbon energy, and related areas.
CCES is a research collaboration between MIT and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), based in Ridayh, Saudi Arabia.
This project looks at the influence of factors such as cultural norms, environment, and demographics on various city systems such as land use, transportation, energy, and communication infrastructures.
Researchers aim to design a simulation and analysis tool that can be used to improve the livability and economic vitality of cities and reduce resource consumption.
A team from MIT led a workshop in Riyadh to test their CityScope platform, an augmented reality simulation system that projects information onto objects that participants can move.
This project aims to model and visualize the impact of cyber-attacks on IT infrastructure, and to develop a data privacy preserving framework.
MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Saudi Arabia is a part of a global network of chapters dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. We inform, connect, and coach Saudi entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies.
Open to Saudi Arabian women scientists and engineers who hold a doctoral degree, this fellowship supports recipients to spend one year doing research at MIT in collaboration with an MIT faculty member.
This work aims to address the reliability and service life limitations for industrial gas turbine blades and vanes coating systems used by the local power generation community in Saudi Arabia.
This project aims to create a modeling tool that will help decision makers explore possible energy mixes of conventional and renewable technologies to meet the growing energy demands of Saudi Arabia.
This project aims to understand the labor market dynamics of Saudi Arabia and its impact on economic growth, and then develop a framework for modeling, simulation, and analysis of those dynamics.
This work aims to design and prototype a water leak and contamination detection system, focusing on potential implementation in Saudia Arabia.
Activities in Fab Labs range from technological empowerment to peer-to-peer project-based technical training to local problem-solving to small-scale high-tech business incubation to grass-roots research.
The MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP) provides opportunities for communities around the world to engage with MIT in an evidence-based, practical approach to strengthening innovation-driven entrepreneurial (IDE) ecosystems.
This project will investigate and develop technologies for the remediation and reuse of water produced during oil and gas extraction, focusing in particular on conditions in Saudi Arabia.