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What's it like in KSA?

When I tell people in the US that we live in Saudi Arabia I get a lot of questions: What’s it like over there? Do you have to wear a burka? 167 more words


University of Toronto: New light-converting materials point to cheaper, more efficient solar power

University of Toronto engineers study first single crystal perovskites for new applicationsEngineers have shone new light on an emerging family of solar-absorbing materials that could clear the way for cheaper and more efficient solar panels and LEDs. 593 more words


The Magic Kingdom? Death of Saudi Monarch Highlights Structural Education + Employment Problems in KSA

The demise of King #AbdullahAbdulaziz of Saudi Arabia means his successor #SalmanbinAbdulaziz has an epic in-tray to process #education #edu

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Heading up to Barcelona!

After three fruitful years working in an amazing university, Kaust in Saudi Arabia, I am heading up to new challenges and projects with Prof. Daniel Maspoch’s… 175 more words



Here are some pictures to tell a small part of my story to date…and yes, starting with a  hashtag selfie and only because I liked this scented flower garland so much. 279 more words

Saudi Arabia

Poop Power

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.

Everyone knows drinking water can’t come from filth. And electricity can’t safely mix with water.

Except when cross-curricular integration is making waves! 295 more words

Grades 6-8

Pain Management with a "Nano-Smart Thermal Patch

- Michael Berger – Nanowerk – Advanced health monitoring systems and healthcare devices will become an integral part of the Internet of Things. As a harbinger of things to come, nanotechnology researchers have now demonstrated a smart thermal patch which can be used for thermotherapy for pain management in a user interactive way. 892 more words