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  • If you have a specific desired start date, please indicate it on your application. The duration of your internship will decided in partnership with your faculty mentor.
  • Please select a start date that is a minimum of 6 weeks from the submission of your application. Visa processing time will be a determining factor in actual start date. 
  • Internships must be between three (3) months and six (6) months. 
  • If a faculty mentor would like to have you as an intern, you will be contacted for an admissions interviewed by Skype
  • All accepted VSRP interns will receive notification via email.


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 from current and previous institutions.

  • Personal Statement and CV
  • 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: 188
  • A database and cloning system for a genome-wide piRNA interference collection
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Real-Space Imaging of Perovskite Single Crystals Using 4D Electron Microscopy
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Model- vs. Data-Parallelism for Training of Deep Neural Networks
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Design of hydraulic structures to reduce structural damages via multiphase simulations
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Iterative algorithms for scalar conservation laws and volume of fluids
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Improving conservative level-set methods for multiphase simulations
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Modeling shallow water waves via CG-FEM with monolithic convex limiting
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Exact versus approximate Riemann solvers for finite volume methods
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Design and Control of Power Conversion Systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Visualization of time dependent oil displacement from core plugs by X-ray CT
Academic Program:
Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering
  • Visualization of Oil Displacement Patterns in Micromodels
Academic Program:
Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering
  • Numerical modelling of capillary driven flow using OpenFOAM
Academic Program:
Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering
  • Continual Learning
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Imagination Inspired Vision
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Accelerated Chemistries in High-voltage Sprays of Water
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Liquid marbles
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • How Insects-inspired Surfaces Prevent Wetting?
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Advanced wastewater treatment for reclamation of water for urban agriculture and aquaculture
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Diel Variations in the primary productivity of the upper ocean from autonomous glider and autonomous profiling float observations
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Mapping protein complexes in vivo
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Plant Science
  • Molecular mechanisms underlying growth and defense in plants
Academic Program:
Plant Science
  • Development of Electrochemical Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Protein Synthetic Biology
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Gradient compression for distributed training of machine learning models
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Towards a Principled Understanding of Deep Learning
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Federated Learning
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Microfluidics-based single-molecule fluorescence imaging of nanoscopic cellular interactions
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Development of shortwave infrared emitting fluorophores and bioimaging application
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Earth Structure imaging of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Numerical modeling of enhanced geothermal systems
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Stochastic analysis of multiple fracture propagation and interaction in reservoir rocks
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Identifying the genetic drivers of thermal tolerance plasticity in the coral model Exaiptasia
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Fano Resonant Gas Sensors
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Hardware Benchmarking of Deep Neural Networks
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • A High Level Synthesis Framework for Spiking Neural Networks
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Facies architecture of a carbonate Island (Al Wajh bank, Red Sea)
Academic Program:
Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering
  • Next Generation Biofuel and Biolubricant Production
Academic Program:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Formula 1 Fuel Design
Academic Program:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Joint models for longitudinal and survival data
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Deep Learning for Visual Computing
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Pleistocene to Holocene sediment dynamics of the Al Wajh Bank slope (Red Sea)
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Biological stability of chlorinated and non-chlorinated drinking water
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Impacts of UV radiation on corals and other organisms in the Red Sea
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • Characterization of biofilm growthrate in a membrane system
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Re-defining the radiative efficiency limits of organic solar cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Hybrids and quantum dots for thermoelectric applications
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • 3D Bioprinting of Cell-Laden Microgels for the General Construction of Vascularized Tissue Structures and Organoids
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Implicit time integration for seismic wave modeling
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Modelling and numerical simulation
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Pleistocene to Holocene architecture of Dolphin Island (Al Wajh, Red Sea)
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Conjugated polymers for metabolite sensing
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Interaction between cells and magnetic nanoparticles for synergic magnetic and plasmonic-based hyperthermia studies
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Expression, Purification, Characterization of Proteins for Biocatalysis
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Functionalization of Gas Vesicles
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Visible-light Photoredox Catalysis Transformations
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Simultaneous Communications and Localization Low Data Rate Low Cost Sensing Systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Data Assimilation into large dimensional systems
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Ocean Modelling and remote sensing the Red Sea circulation and ecosystem
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Laser-based Sensor Design and Development
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Rupture Dynamics on Rough and Segmented Faults
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Temperature of hydrogen-air detonations: measurements by 2-color planar laser induced fluorescence of the hydroxyl radical
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Topics in Machine Learning and Optimization
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Machine Learning for Graphs
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Machine Learning for Biological and Medical Imaging
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Algorithmic Information Theory for Machine Intelligence
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Nanovisualization
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Cutting-edge red light- emitting diodes by nitride semiconductors
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Making ML-based Networked Systems more Trustworthy
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Organic Solvent Nanofiltration
Academic Program:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Effect on plant growth and microbial food safety arising from treated anaerobic effluent irrigation
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Spatio temporal analysis of expression of genes controlling assymetric stem cell division and tissue patterning in plants
Academic Program:
Plant Science
  • Large-Scale Scientific Visualization
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Experimental study of carbon-free combustion
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Passivation in Perovskite Solar Cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Thermal Evaporation of Perovskite Absorbers for Silicon Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Broadband Transparent Front Electrodes for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Novel Electron and Hole Transport Layers by Atomic Layer Deposition Technique for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • Molecular hospitality seen by NMR spectroscopy
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Salinity tolerance of plants
Academic Program:
Plant Science
  • Novel Ultrashort Peptide Nanogels Generate Silver Nanoparticles to Combat Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance Strains
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Developing an In Vitro 3D Tissue Model for Studying Alzheimer’s Disease
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • 3D Bioprinting of Cell-Laden Microgels for the General Construction of Vascularized Tissue Structures and Organoids
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • 3D Bioprinting of Multicellular Constructs for the Development of Vascularized Skin Grafts
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Inverse Problems in Imaging
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Computational Cameras
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • In-liquid Visualization of Phenol during Plasma Purification
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Ultraviolet materials and devices
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Superluminescent diodes
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • High speed photodetector
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Deciphering the molecular mechanisms of DNA replication and repair – integration of computational and experimental approaches
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Why it is so difficult to find potent drugs against cancer? - decoding the druggability of molecular targets
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Investigation of nanoparticulate morphology at PPC and HCCI modes
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • Development of algorithms to decipher the complexity of chromation organization
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Fouling in Membrane Filtration Systems
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering
  • Exploring gene functions in an obligate intracellular parasite Theileria using CRISPR-Cas9 technologies
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Roles of novel miRNAs in leukocyte transformation – using Theileria-leukocyte transformation as a model
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Modeling structure and properties of transition metal complexes
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Development of Novel Transducers
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Brain Inspired Computing
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Wireless Networks for Better Smart Buildings
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Realtime transmission in Underwater Wireless Environments
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Complex optoelectronics materials and phenomena
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Cutting-edge research on materials, devices, or physics of the third-generation semiconductor
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Plant-Beneficial Microbe Interaction
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Development of a novel Stimulated Raman Scattering microscopy system
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Improving coral thermal tolerance through association with acclimatized Symbionts
Academic Program:
Marine Science
  • High resolution remote sensing of agricultural systems for improved water and food security
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Teaching Cars to Drive and UAVs to Race
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Polymeric membranes for liquid separation
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • GNSS attitude determination and precise positioning
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • An iPSCs-based approach to model Type Two Diabetes in-vitro
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Large-scale scholarly data mining
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • Anaerobic membrane bioreactor as a decentralized municipal wastewater treatment technology
Academic Program:
Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Screening for Carotenoid-Derived Signaling Molecules
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Structural Landscape of Genetic Diseases
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Structural Biology of Immune Signalling
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Virtual Reality for multi-domains protein
Academic Program:
Bioscience
  • Machine Learning based Precoder design in massive MIMO systems
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Machine Learning based Channel estimation in V2V communication
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • 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
  • Applications of reduced graphene oxide
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Future Fuel for Advanced Combustion Engines
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3D/Inkjet Printed Cube Satellite Transparent Antenna Design
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Terahertz Source Generation using Plasmonic Photomixers
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • Expression, Purification, Characterization and Protein Catalysis of mutated Fluorescent Proteins
Academic Program:
Chemical Science
  • Biomedical Sensors
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • 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
  • Underwater wireless optical communications
Academic Program:
Electrical 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
  • 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
  • Wireless Sensor Node Analysis Employing Energy Harvesting
Academic Program:
Computer Science
  • High Pressure Heterogeneous Autoignition of Hydrocarbon and Syngas Fuels
Academic Program:
Mechanical Engineering
  • 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
  • CESE solver on GPUs for real gas flow simulations
Academic Program:
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Multipurpose Nanowires Transducers
Academic Program:
Electrical Engineering
  • First-principles investigation of superlattices of 2D materials
Academic Program:
Materials Science & Engineering
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Novel Pincer complexes for catalysis
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ultra Sensitive Sensors based on Nanotubes Porous Networks
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
  • 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
  • Fuel Design
Academic Program:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Quantifying and reducing uncertainties in earth fluid models
Academic Program:
Earth Science and Engineering