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We seek a highly motivated Research Scientist to join our Technology Consortium, ENERCOMP. As a key

member of our organization, you will play a pivotal role in managing research & technology projects in

this consortium.

Responsibilities :

  • Initiate the design, development, execution, and implementation of NDT technology research projects for the inspection of composites,
  • Investigate the feasibility of applying new scientific principles and concepts to potential NDT inventions and products.
  • Evaluate NDT solutions from existing partners and provide recommendations about their suitability and path to applications.
  • Define and execute NDT research tasks, analyzing data, publishing findings in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting research at scientific conferences.
  • Assist in formulating long-term plans for NDT development in collaboration with KAUST TTO and partners’ business units.
  • Lead the development of an internationally recognized experimental and computational platform on NDT and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM).
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories and may contribute to scientific literature and conferences.
  • May participate in the development of patent applications.
  • Coordinate interpartners activities and research efforts.

ENERCOMP is a technology consortium on Composite Asset Performance in Energy Applications. It aims at increasing confidence and enabling further penetration of composite materials in the Energy sector by availing new technologies for integrity management. Its mission is to develop innovative integrity management solutions through collaborations with industry and academia by translating fundamental research into deployable technologies.

Our Vision

To increase confidence and enable further penetration of composites materials in the Energy sector by availing new technologies for enhancing composite performance and integrity management.

Our Mission

To develop innovative integrity management solutions through collaborations with industry and academia by translating fundamental research into deployable technologies.


Established in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate research university devoted to finding solutions for some of the most pressing scientific and technological challenges in the world as well as Saudi Arabia in the areas of food and health, water, energy, environment and the digital domain. KAUST is a curiosity-driven, interdisciplinary problem-solving environment, with state-of-the-art labs, distinguished faculty and talented students.

KAUST brings together the best minds from around the world to advance research. More than 120 different nationalities live, work and study on campus. KAUST is also a catalyst for innovation, economic development and social prosperity, with research resulting in novel patents and products, enterprising startups, regional and global initiatives, and collaboration

with other academic institutions, industries and Saudi agencies.

ENERCOMP is located on the Mechanics of Composites for Energy and Mobility Laboratory (MCEM). KAUST campus.

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