People

The KAUST Computational Sciences Group is located on the second floor of KAUST's Building One.

Team

Scientific Core Members

Prof. Dr. Dominik L. Michels

CSG Head and Faculty · Computer Science and Mathematics

KAUST Associate Professor · Stanford Visiting Assistent Professor Computer Science · Max Planck Center for Visual Computing and Communication Alumnus · Postdoc Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech · Ph.D. Mathematics and Natural Sciences at University of Bonn · M.Sc. Computer Science at University of Bonn and B-IT · B.Sc. Computer Science and Physics at University of Bonn · NRW Artificial Intelligence Grant Recipient · Procter & Gamble Faculty Award Recipient · AFCEA Academic Award Recipient · German National Merit Foundation Scholar

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Dr. Jonathan Klein

CSG Research Scientist · Computer Science

KAUST Research Scientist · Ph.D. Computational Imaging at University of Bonn · M.Sc. Computer Science at University of Siegen · B.Sc. Computer Science at University of Siegen · French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis Scholarship

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Dipl.-Ing. Florian Rist

CSG Research Scientist · Computational Mathematics

KAUST Research Scientist · Founding member Center for Geometry and Computational Design at TU Vienna · Senior Scientist Institute of Arts and Design at TU Vienna · Dipl.-Ing. Architecture at TU Munich · Licensed Architect in Germany / Member of the Chamber of Architects in Bavaria

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Dr. Katja Fröhlich

CSG Postdoctoral Researcher · Computer Science

KAUST Postdoc in Plant Science · Ph.D. Biochemistry at University of Tübingen · Julius Kuehn-Institut Research Assistant · Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry Research Assistant · Schindler Scholar

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Dr. Daoming Liu

CSG Postdoctoral Researcher · Computer Science

ShanghaiTech University Research Assistant Professor · Ph.D. Communication and Information Systems · Delft University of Technology Intern

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Jorge A. Amador Herrera, M.Sc.

CSG Doctoral Fellow · Mathematics

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics and Computational Science at KAUST · B.Sc. Mathematics at UNAM · B.Sc. Physics at UNAM · Telmex Scholar · CONACYT Fellow

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Mulun Na, M.Sc.

CSG Doctoral Fellow · Computer Science

M.Sc. Computer Science at KAUST · M.Eng. Instrument Science and Technology at Xi'an Jiaotong University · B.Eng. Instrument Science and Technology at Xi'an Jiaotong University · Pengkang Scholar · National Scholar

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Alisher Aikyn, B.Sc.

CSG Graduate Student · Mathematics

M.Sc. Mathematics at Lomonosov Moscow State University · BASIS Scholar

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Abdulhamid Nurmatov, B.Sc.

CSG Graduate Student · Computer Science

B.Sc. Applied Mathematics and Physics at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

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Pavel P. Putintsev, B.Sc.

CSG Graduate Student · Computer Science

M.Sc. Physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University · State Academic Scholar

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Alumni

  • Dr. Yuri Ashrafyan

    Next Stop: KAUST Center for Uncertainty Quantification

  • Mohammed Baharoon, B.Sc.

    Next Stop: Harvard University (Graduate Studies)

  • Vincent M. Casser, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: Harvard University (Graduate Studies), now at Waymo (Research Scientist)

  • Markus Daugs, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: SCISYS (Senior Engineer)

  • Bastian David, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: University of Bonn (Graduate Studies)

  • Junchen Deng, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: KAUST (Graduate Studies)

  • Dr. Torsten Hädrich

    Next Stop: GreenMatterAI

  • Dr. Libo Huang

    Next Stop: miHoYo

  • Larissa H. Laich, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: ETH Zürich (Graduate Studies), now at Oculus VR

  • Prof. Dr. Franziska S.-C. Lissel

    Next Stop: Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research and TU Dresden (Junior Faculty), now at Hamburg University of Technology (Professor)

  • Dr. Yang Liu

    Next Stop: TBD

  • Prof. Dr. Dmitry A. Lyakhov

    Next Stop: Belarusian State University (Faculty)

  • Filippo Maggioli, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: Sapienza University of Rome (Graduate Studies)

  • Leonie L. Neuhäuser, B.Sc.

    Next Stop: University of Oxford (Graduate Studies), now at RWTH Aachen (Graduate Studies)

  • Marcel Padilla, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: Technical University of Berlin (Graduate Studies)

  • Dr. Han Shao

    Next Stop: miHoYo

  • Jan Scheffczyk, B.Sc.

    Next Stop: University of Bonn (Graduate Studies)

  • Zhecheng Wang, B.Sc.

    Next Stop: University of Toronto (Graduate Studies)

  • Wenting Wu, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: Hangzhou (Teaching)

  • Yan Yang, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: KAUST (Graduate Studies)

  • Jiayao Zhang, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: ByteDance

  • Karl Michael Ziems, M.Sc.

    Next Stop: University of Oxford (Graduate Studies), now at Max Planck School of Photonics (Graduate Studies)

  • Dr. Rebeka R. Zsoldos

    Next Stop: University of Queensland (Lecturer), now at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences