The KAUST Core Laboratories


Excellence Fueled by Expertise and Technology

Welcome to the KAUST Core Labs; a system of multi-disciplinary, interconnected laboratories located on campus at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. Our mandate is to promote the scientific ambitions of KAUST and of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by providing state-of-the-art facilities, services, and training to: KAUST faculty, researchers,  students, our collaborators, and our industrial partners. Our laboratories are all equipped with cutting edge technologies and are staffed by experts, many with advanced degrees in their disciplines.



To become an internationally recognized user facility that delivers scientific innovations and solutions to KAUST and  the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


To provide state-of-the-art facilities, training, and service to KAUST faculty, students, researchers, and industrial partners
1775 internal users
630 services offered
750 people trained per year
290 external users


Dr. Justin Lee Mynar (2014 - Present)


Welcome to the KAUST Core Labs. ​​

The purpose of the Core Labs is to act as a platform to support the ambitions of the University. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, training, and services in a user-facility environment that enables our resea​rchers to work in a safe and efficient manner. By sharin​g res​ources across the University, we are able to diversify our instrumentation thus widening applications and promoting an environment for multidisciplinary research. Read more.