King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), established in 2009, is a private graduate-level research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. KAUST focuses on advanced science and technology education and research, aiming to address global challenges. The university features state-of-the-art facilities and attracts a diverse international faculty and student body. KAUST emphasizes interdisciplinary research in areas such as energy, water, environment, and food, striving to drive innovation and economic development in Saudi Arabia and beyond.