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To Apply for any of the Internship projects below, please complete and email this form to vsrp@kaust.edu.sa.

Note: Beginning and end dates for each internship will be agreed upon between the Faculty and the Intern.  Visa processing time will be a determining factor in actual start date.  Minimum period is four months.  Maximum period is six months. Selected applicants will be interviewed by Skype and notified of their acceptance.


Applicants must have:

  • Completed a minimum of their third year of baccalaureate studies OR completed their baccalaureate (Bachelor’s degree) OR be pursuing a post- baccalaureate (Master’s degree). Currently enrolled KAUST students, KAUST Alumni, students who are currently in a PhD program or those who have earned a PhD are not eligible to participate.

  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) that exceeds 3.50 /4.00 ( 14/20: Equivalent to ECTS B) with some research projects requiring a 3.60 or higher.

  • Demonstrated English reading comprehension, speaking, listening and writing abilities.

  • Official academic transcript(s) or a certified translation if the original transcript(s) is not in English.

  • The recommendation of a faculty member in the field of study from current and previous schools of enrollment.

  •  Valid passport.

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Total result(s) found: 125
  • Water splitting to produce clean hydrogen energy by semiconductor band engineering
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Underwater Optical Communication
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Solar Hydrogen Fuel Generation
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Group-III Nitride Nanowire UVLEDs on Metal
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Applications of reduced graphene oxide
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Future Fuel for Advanced Combustion Engines
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Modeling rock-fracture processes in geo-reservoirs and mining
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Autonomous multi-agent robotics
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • High-Speed Wireless Communication for Data Centers and High Performance Computing
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • High-efficiency AI and ML distributed systems at Big-Learning scales
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Non-stationary Gaussian fields with physical barriers
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Learning Generative Causal Models from Sparse Temporal Observations during Cellular Reprogramming
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Deep Learning and Machine Intelligence for Single Cell Genomics
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Big Data: Mess versus Value
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Assessment of adhesion mechanisms in adult stem cells
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Measuring Biogeochemical Fluxes
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • 3D/Inkjet Printed Cube Satellite Transparent Antenna Design
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Terahertz Source Generation using Plasmonic Photomixers
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Predictable Performance in the Cloud
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Expression, Purification, Characterization and Protein Catalysis of mutated Fluorescent Proteins
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Paleoclimate reconstructions within the 'NICE' project
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Brain Inspired Computing
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Developing assays for the quantification of nuclear phosphoinositides
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Red Sea Coral virome
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Red Sea Coral microbiome
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Bioelectronics: Recording and Stimulation of Neurons with Organic Electronic Materials
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Bioelectronics: Fabrication of Flexible Metabolite Sensors Using Inkjet Printing
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Chromatin regulation in C. elegans development
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Internship on Statistical Methods for Brain Signals
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Novel Micro-optical structures on optical fiber tip with two-photon lithography
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Development of a novel Stimulated Raman Scattering microscopy system
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Label free vibrational imaging of metabolic pathways in human cancer cells
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • The role of Polycomb Group of proteins in somatic cell plasticity and adaptation
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Role of nuclear RNAi in gene regulation and chromatin organization
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Solar-hydrogen generation using semiconductor nanostructures
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Underwater wireless optical communications
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Earthquake source modeling with complex fault geometry
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Persistent Automated Tracking from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Large-Scale Human Activity Recognition in the Wild
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Augmented Reality with Google Tablets and Glasses
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Optical and Electrical Characterization of Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Experimental validation of new neuro-vascular fractional model
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Shape recognition using squared eigen-functions of the Schrödinger operator
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Optimization, control and monitoring of solar driven desalination systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Indoor Ultrasonic Communication
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Activity Detection for Ambient Assisted Living (AAL)
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • High resolution satellite based sensing of vegetation and surface characteristics
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • A UAV based meteorological sensor package using Arduino
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Investigation of Cystic Fibrosis via model pulmonary surfactants and mucus in simulated lung environments
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • A Mobile Application for Measuring Contact Angles
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Wireless Sensor Node Analysis Employing Energy Harvesting
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • High Pressure Heterogeneous Autoignition of Hydrocarbon and Syngas Fuels
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Improving coral thermal tolerance through association with acclimatized Symbionts
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Effect of ocean acidification on the small RNA expression of a coral
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Frebonics- Nature inspired engineering
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • DIY Electronics
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical Reactions with Machine Learning
Academic Program:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Spin-orbitronics in Anderson regime
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • CESE solver on GPUs for real gas flow simulations
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Exploration of bioactive compounds in Venezuelan cave samples
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Multipurpose Nanowires Transducers
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Role of chromatin modifiers in stem cell derived glucose-sensitive cell types
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Time resolving imaging of fundamental photo-physical processes of photoactive materials
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Optical and eletronic properties of Inorganic-organic (perovskite) bulk hybrid system for optelectronic applications
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • First-principles investigation of superlattices of 2D materials
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Interaction of bio-optical variability with physical forcing in the Red Sea – Observations from autonomous platforms
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Assessing in situ functions of different reef communities in the Central Red Sea
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Inkjet Printed Wireless Temperature and Humidity Sensors for Smart Bandage Application
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Inkjet Printed Flexible RF Energy Harvesting Module
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Carbonate dynamics in Red Sea coastal habitats
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Dynamics of MEMS for mechanical computing
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Simulations of Large Scale Turbulent Flames using OpenFOAM
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Simulations of Spray and Combustion in Engines
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • New Materials and Process for High Performance Organic Solar Cells
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Novel semiconductor materials and devices
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Novel highly efficient hole transporting layers for perovskite solar cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Development of Water-Soluble Semiconducting Polymers for Organic Bioelectronic Devices
Academic Program:
Chemical Science, Bioscience, Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • The metabolism of tropical marine habitats in the Red Sea
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • High accuracy ultrasonic indoor location system
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Laser Deposited Nanostructures for on-Chip Energy Storage
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Optical properties of InGaN/ GaN and AlGaN/GaN multi- quantum well grown on Ga2O3
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • A domain- specific language and code generation for Riemann solvers
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Chemical Kinetics of Novel Biofuels
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Enhancing Weather Downscaling and Forecasting
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Study of Optical Wireless Communication Systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Thin Film Alloys for Na-ion Battery Applications
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • The Salt Lab
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Theoretical and numerical study on complex materials
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Power Shell Integrated energy network with flexible and stretchable solar cells, hydrogen generators and storage.
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Transparent hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite solar cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Optical properties of AlGaN AlInN multi-layer nanorods.
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Synthesis of Novel Pincer complexes
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Novel Phenomena at perovskite interfaces and superlattices
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Nonlinear Partial Differential Models
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Classification of long non-coding RNAs
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Role of non-classical hydrogen bonding in organocatalysis
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Study of Physical Layer Security Systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • More Than Natural Skin
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Polymeric Materials and Morphology Control for Membrane Application
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Study of Massive MIMO Systems for 5 G Networks
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • First principles modeling of hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Energy Harvesting-Based Wireless Sensor Networks
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Study of Cognitive Radio (Spectrum Sharing) Systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, and Visualization
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Combining deep learning and ontologies
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Catalysis for energy conversion
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Development and optimization of algorithms for cloud-enabled heterogeneous radio-access networks
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Adhesion phenomena across interfaces with spatially heterogeneous adhesive properties
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • 3D Human Pose Estimation and Tracking across a Network of RGB and RGB-D Cameras
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Ultra Sensitive Sensors based on Nanotubes Porous Networks
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Integrity of Bio_Inspired Composites
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical properties of new integrated flexible electronics based on doped thermoplastics
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical integrity of thermoplastics structural composites
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Experiments on High-Speed Multi-Phase Flow
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Monitoring subsidence due to groundwater pumping in central Arabia
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Constraining Earth Fluid Motion Models with Satellite Images
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Graphene based membranes for nanofiltration
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Establishing a transgenic Aiptasia pallida line
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Symbiodinium Virus Screen
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Wafer-scale patterned growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Combustion at High Pressures
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics on population genetics and adaptation to climate change in a coral reef fish
Academic Program:
Computer Sciences, Marine Sciences, Biosciences
  • Fuel Design
Academic Program:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Quantifying and reducing uncertainties in earth fluid models
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Biomedical Sensor Development
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering