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The School of Sciences and Engineering utilizes over three centers that accommodate both faculty and students’ research innovation. Our centers give room for creativity and curiosity for potential future leaders in the research field of Sciences and Engineering.


Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

CARES was established by merging the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) and the Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment (RISE).

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Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center (YJ-STRC)

The Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center is an interdisciplinary center that draws on the expertise of the university’s engineering and science departments.

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Center of Nanoelectronics and Devices (CND)

The CND was founded in 2012 as a joint research center between AUC and Zeweil city with the purpose of using nanotechnology to develop advanced electronic devices and microscopic sensor.

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Process and Product Development Unit (PPDU)

The Process and Product Development Unit (PPDU) was established by a grant from USAID/ASHA (2017-2022). The PPDU serves to harness research results and science-based innovations, both home-grown and community generated, to create an economic and societal value and serve the wellbeing of the local and regional populations.

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