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Vitiligo Research Chair supervisor receives US Patent for “Surgical Skin Punch Apparatus”
Vitiligo Research Chair supervisor receives US Patent for “Surgical Skin Punch Apparatus”

King Saud University’s Vitiligo Research Chair recently achieved a major accomplishment when it was awarded a US Patent for an invention titled the Surgical Skin Pu ...


Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Khan awarded a US patent for novel method for measuring concrete porosity
Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Khan awarded a US patent for novel method for measuring concrete porosity

King Saud University’s Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Khan was recently awarded a United States Patent for his unique method for measuring the porosity of concrete. Dr. Khan, A ...


U.S. Patent Office Approves KSU Professor’s Dental Device
U.S. Patent Office Approves KSU Professor’s Dental Device

The U.S. Patent Office has issued a patent to King Saud University for a device designed to help dentists and specialists in orthodontic centers to more accurately ...


KSU assigned two U.S. Patents, Doctors Masilamani and Alsalhi play key roles in both inventions
KSU assigned two U.S. Patents, Doctors Masilamani and Alsalhi play key roles in both inventions

On June 26, 2012, King Saud University was assigned one patent from the U.S. Patent Office for a method of lung cancer detection, while a second patent, for discrim ...


Invention by Dr. Abdulaziz I. Al-Negheimish, KSU colleagues granted US patent
Invention by Dr. Abdulaziz I. Al-Negheimish, KSU colleagues granted US patent

King Saud University researchers who developed a cost-effective way to neutralize Electric Arc Furnace dust (EAFD) received a US patent for their innovation on Apri ...


Drs. Saeed Al-Zahrani, Inas Al-Nashef earn King Saud University U.S. patent
Drs. Saeed Al-Zahrani, Inas Al-Nashef earn King Saud University U.S. patent

U.S. Patent No. 8,147,792,  dealing with a new method for the preparation of reactive compositions has been secured by King Saud University from the U.S. Patent Off ...


Dr. Mohammed Al-Omran co-inventor of U.S. patented method to prevent, treat heart disease
Dr. Mohammed Al-Omran co-inventor of U.S. patented method to prevent, treat heart disease

When Mohammad Al-Omran and Subodh Verma were senior residents at the University of Toronto, the two surgical trainees would spend much of their limited leisure time ...


U.S. Patent to E-Learning and Distance Learning Expert
U.S. Patent to E-Learning and Distance Learning Expert

Dr. Tareq Suliman, an expert in King Saud University’s Deanship of e-Learning and Distance Learning and director of the deanship’s Info Booths program, recently ear ...


European patent granted to KSU for spare tire system
European patent granted to KSU for spare tire system

On January 25, 2012, the European Patent Office (EPO) granted King Saud University a patent for A Supplementary and/or Backup Wheel System for an Automobile and Met ...


KSU researcher patents new process for producing methyl isobutyl ketone
KSU researcher patents new process for producing methyl isobutyl ketone

Dr. Abdulrahman A. Al-Rabiah, professor in the King Saud University Chemical Engineering Department; and Dr. Abdulaziz A. Bagabas and Dr. Vagif Melik Akhmedov from ...


KSU Professors Al-Negheimish, Alhozaimy and Al-Zaid receive U.S. Patent for new concrete-making process
KSU Professors Al-Negheimish, Alhozaimy and Al-Zaid receive U.S. Patent for new concrete-making process

It has long been recognized that hot weather, a combination of high temperature, low humidity, solar radiation and high winds can cause problems for concrete produc ...


KSU Masters student developes anti-germ wound bandage
KSU Masters student developes anti-germ wound bandage

King Saud University has registered for a patent on an anti-germ wound bandage that could potentially replace the traditional hydro gel bandages used in the United ...


KSU patent submissions, grants continue to surge
KSU patent submissions, grants continue to surge

Indicators of King Saud University’s Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing (IPTL) program show that the university has recently made a qualitative jump in ...


KSU researchers patent new innovation for treating asthma
KSU researchers patent new innovation for treating asthma

Two King Saud University College of Pharmacy faculty members recently obtained a patent from the Chinese Patent & Trademark Office for their medication to treat ...


KSU Research Team Acquires Two Patents
KSU Research Team Acquires Two Patents

A King Saud University research team, including Doctors Ehab A. Fouad, Mahmoud El-Badry, Fars K. Alanazi, Maha M. Arafah and Ibrahim A. Alsarra, was recently awarde ...


HRH Prince Muqrin inaugurates company founded by KSU graduate
HRH Prince Muqrin inaugurates company founded by KSU graduate

HRH Prince Muqrin bin Abdul-Aziz, Director General of Al Mukhabarat Al A'amah, Saudi Arabia's intelligence agency, recently inaugurated Engineer Khalid Al-Zahrani’s ...


HRH Prince Muqrin inaugurates company founded by KSU graduate
HRH Prince Muqrin inaugurates company founded by KSU graduate

HRH Prince Muqrin bin Abdul-Aziz, Director General of Al Mukhabarat Al A'amah, Saudi Arabia's intelligence agency, officially inaugurated Engineer Khalid Al-Zahrani ...


US Patent Issued to King Saud University for Method of Separating Fructose and Glucose
US Patent Issued to King Saud University for Method of Separating Fructose and Glucose

On May 17, a US Patent was issued to King Saud University for an invention titled “Method for separating fructose and glucose”. The invention, Patent 7,942,972, was ...


KSU Engineering Team Wins Gold Medal for Concrete Innovation in Switzerland
KSU Engineering Team Wins Gold Medal for Concrete Innovation in Switzerland

A new and vastly improved concrete, the world’s most used man-made industrial product, has earned a King Saud University engineering team the Golden Award at  the 3 ...


KSU Engineering Team Wins Gold Medal for Concrete Innovation in Switzerland
KSU Engineering Team Wins Gold Medal for Concrete Innovation in Switzerland

A new and vastly improved concrete, the world’s most used man-made industrial product, has earned a King Saud University engineering team the Golden Award at  the 3 ...


KSU to Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day
KSU to Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day

On Tuesday, April 26, 2011, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will celebrate World Intellectual Property Day, whose theme is "Designing the Future".  The event aims to ra ...