Keynote Speakers

Carolyn Duran

Vice President, Technology Development Engineering Manager, Components Research Process Engineering, Intel

Erick Carreira

Professor of Organic Chemistry, Editor in Chief of JACS

Aida Al Aqeel

Senior Consultant Pediatrics, Medical Genetics, Metabolic and Consultant Endocrinology Prince Sultan Military Medical City

Teri W. Odom

Professor of Chemistry, Materials science and Engineering at Northwestern University

Niveen Khashab

Professor of Chemistry and Chair of Chemistry program

Larry Carin

KAUST Provost, Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gianluca Setti

Dean, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, KAUST

Imed Gallouzi

Professor, Bioscience Associate Director, KAUST Smart-Health Initiative

HH Mashael Mohammed Al Saud

Senior Governance Specialist at Health Sector Transformation Program

Xiuling Li

Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering primarily with an affiliation in Chemistry

Bilge Demirköz

Professor of Physics, Middle East Technical University

Sufana AlMashadi

Innovation center director, Saudi National Institute of Health

Sharifa Alghowinem

Research Scientist at the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab

Elham Fadaly

Photonics research scientist and a Laser integration engineer at Apple

Kaitlyn Crawford

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Central Florida

Tamara Elzein

Secretary General, National Council for Scientific research, CNRS-L

Fatimah S. Alhamlan

Consultant & Adj. Associate Professor at Al Faisal University

Leda Lunardi

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University

Nazek El-Atab

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Athba Al Qahtani

Scientist and molecular oncologist at King Fahad Medical City

Mozah Al-Otaibi

Co-Founder @ Leanin Saudi

Rana Dajani

Professor of Biology and Biotechnology at Hashemite University, Jordan

Chiara Cugno

Director Clinical Research Center at Sidra Medicine, Doha

Cristina Lo Giudice

Associate Editor Nature Materials

Enda Bergin

Chief Editor, Chemistry & Biotechnology, Nature Communication

Fabiana Arduini

Associated Professor at Department of Chemical Science and Technologies, University of Rome

Heba Abdul Latif Kurdi

Professor in Computer Science Department, King Saud University

Sara Durini

Scientific editor, KAUST Insight research communication

Fadwa Attiga

Head, KAUST Smart Health Initiative

Sara Al Otaibi

Acting Manager of Marketing and Partnerships for Strategic National Advancement at KAUST

Melissa Manuel

Associate Registrar, KAUST

Mayyada El Sayed

Associate Professor and Program Director at the Chemistry Department, American University in Cairo

Lisa Smith

Editor at Wiley

Luis M. Liz-Marzan

Professor CIC biomaGUNE (BRTA), Spain

Nayla Munawar

Assistant Professor Biochemistry, UAE University

Melika Payvand

Research Scientist at ETH Zurich

Nouria AlAwadi

Professor of Organic Chemistry, Kuwait University

Salam Massadeh

Research scientist at King Abdullah International Medical center (KAIMRC)

Wafa Bawazir

Organic Synthesis Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry department King Abdulaziz University