ACK Crowned first in the KNPC 12th Annual HSE Performance Award

ACK’s Healthy Living Committee wins the first place in the KNPC 12th Annual HSE Performance Award under the “Organization Category”. It is worth mentioning that this is the 5th time ACK’s Healthy Living Committee gets entitled with a prestigious award such as this, which shows clearly the depth and the value that our functions are offering not only on an organizational level but on a local level as well, said Chair of the Committee, Mr. Abdulmohsen Al Rifai. He added, together, we are able to excel. Although this is titles under health and safety, it is proudly an ACK output.

Posted on Mar. 24, 2019

ACK Hosts a Membrane Technology Workshop in collaboration with KFAS

ACK hosted a workshop about the use of economically sustainable membrane technology for water desalination with distinguished guests from around the world.

The workshop was organized by ACK Scientific Research Center and sponsored by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The objective of the workshop was to bring together academics and professionals from the water sector to learn about the most economically and environmentally friendly water technologies and its application for water treatment and management in Kuwait.

Among the distinguished speakers were Professor Adel Sharif, winner of The Queen’s 2011 Anniversary Prize for Water Research and Director of the Centre for Osmosis Research and Applications at the University of Surrey; Dr. Mansour Ahmed, Acting Program Manager for the Water Desalination Technologies Program at the Water Research Center of Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR); and Dr. Pouya Rezai, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at York University, and Researcher in the Field of Microfluidics.

Posted on Mar. 19, 2019

ACK Research Selected for International Journal Cover Page

Dr Abbas Amini has received a high recognition from two top journals in the area of nanomaterials by selecting his articles as cover pictures for these two journals. Dr Abbas Amini is currently an assistant professor at the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK), Kuwait, and Western Sydney University, Australia. After obtaining PhD from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (ranked 23th in Engineering among all universities worldwide), he conducted research with a number of Australian universities, as a postdoctoral research fellow at Monash and Deakin Universities, and as a senior scientist at the University of Melbourne.

He was also lecturing in Western Sydney University from 2014-2016. His fine outcomes have been presented in high impact factor journals, e.g., Nature publication group, ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, Materials Chemistry A, Materials Today Energy, Nanoscale, etc., and a recent published book in 2016. Abbas is the editor of more than 20 reputed journals, and served as the chair/committee member of more than 200 international conferences to date. Dr. Amini has supervised numerous PhD, MSc and Postdoc students, and received the distinguish award for his BSc thesis in the country as well as distinguish research award from ACK in 2018.

Article Cover Picture, February 21, 2019, Volume 29, Issue 8
Advanced Functional Materials Wiley-VCH (H-index: 247, Impact factor: 13.325)

Article title: PolyoxometalateDerived Hexagonal Molybdenum Nitrides (MXenes) Supported by Boron,
Nitrogen Codoped Carbon Nanotubes for Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution from Seawater

 

Article Cover Picture, March 2018, Volume 2, Issue 3
Solar RRL, Wiley-VCH

Article title: Fabricating High‐Efficient Blade‐Coated Perovskite Solar Cells under Ambient Condition Using Lead Acetate Trihydrate

Posted on Mar. 07, 2019

Career Fair 2019

The Alumni and Career Placement Center is pleased to announce the hosting of its Annual Career Fair 2019 from 7 – 8 April 2019 at ACK campus, providing a great opportunity for our alumni and students to network with industry employers, learn about work and internship openings, get interviewed on spot, and possibly get hired.

Career Development workshops and Resume Clinics will be held on campus one week prior to the event. So stay tuned for more information!

Posted on Mar. 07, 2019