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Deanship of Scientific Research
Energy Conversion & Storage

Energy technologies are of particular importance to KSA. Energy is a key driver of the Kingdom’s development and economic growth. Furthermore, the electricity sector in the Kingdom faces great challenges in fulfilling the rising demand for electricity consumption that is the foundation of economic and social development. Researchers develop sustainable energy devices by exploring new materials. They also explore and exploit the benefits of Nanotechnology that are offered for sustainable energy solutions in addition to the impact on the environment. Furthermore, they focus on designing new device architecture, and explore new eco-green materials that will boost the efficiency of these devices.
Major research topics:

  • Solar cells
  • Fuel cells
  • Piezoelectric
  • Thermoelectric
  • Batteries
  • Super-capacitors


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