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Internship opportunities in our lab [in 2018]

posted Mar 18, 2017, 12:50 AM by Khaled salama   [ updated Apr 16, 2017, 8:38 PM ]
There are few internship opportunities for undergraduates and masters students at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
[Winter 2018]. KAUST is a post-graduate school in Saudi Arabia with a state of the art research facilities. In the 2016 Nature Index Rising Stars, KAUST was ranked #19 in the world of the fastest rising universities for high quality research output. KAUST was ranked as the world's top university in citations per faculty ranking indicator as per QS World University Rankings for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. In addition, KAUST was ranked #1 in the percentage of international student and #1 in the percentage of international faculty. In addition, KAUST was ranked #1 in the percentage of international student and #1 in the percentage of international faculty. 

We are seeking students from all over the world who bring new perspective, different educational systems, new methods, new ideas.... to enrich our diverse student body. KAUST has students from over 80 countries coming from 200+ different institutions worldwide. 

Students receive research credits they can transfer to their own school, enjoy free shared accommodation on campus, round trip tickets from their home country, tax free monthly stipend ($1000 USD), free health insurance and full access to all of the research, academic and social facilities at KAUST. The internship duration is 3-6 months.  Generic details of the program can be found at:

Areas of interest (not a full list):
- Brain-inspired computing
- Biosensors and bioelectronics
- Integrated Circuits

Students should have EE, physics, materials or CS background. Excellent GPA. Strong circuits, microelectronics, VLSI,.... background. Past research experience is a plus. Knowledge of scripting languages (Paython), 3D max, a plus. If interested send an email to ( with your CV, interests and transcripts.

Currently, our sensors lab has students from Saudi, Lebanon, India, Turkey, Tunisia and this summer from Vietnam and Kazakhstan. We had in the past members from China, Egypt, Russia, Greece, Syria, Mexico, Brasil,... Alumni from our lab ended up pursuing further studies or careers at: USC, UNC, UC-Berkeley, UMICH, Imperial college, Mckinsey, Oracle, ARAMCO,IBM,...... So if you got the skills, passion for science, dedication to hard work and love to add to our diversity you will find KAUST a good place to study, do research and have fun.