Organization profile

Organization profile


KAUST S​olar Center's mission is to create new​ science and technology in the field of solar energy conversion, providing an environment for interdisciplinary research, training and innovation for the benefit of society.

The current expertise in the Center is centered on photovoltaic applications based on organic, hybrid and perovskite materials. The research accomplishments of the KAUST Solar Center (KSC) faculty, helps establish the KSC as a renowned Center in these emerging photovoltaic technologies, from materials design, modeling, synthesis, and characterization to processing and solar cell fabrication. Our objectives are to:

  • Strengthen the technology portfolio of the Center in emerging photovoltaic applications by developing innovative activities that are enabled by, and intimately integrate, the complementary expertise of KSC faculty.
  • Pursue high impact activities in established technologies and deploy synergistic research and engineering efforts combining existing and emerging technologies.


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  • ISI Highly Cited Researcher

    Mcculloch, Iain (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Award or HonorExcellence Award