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Chemical and Biological Engineering: Home

Library resources organised at one place for students, academics and researchers from "Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE)"

Off Campus Connect

For off-campus access to our licensed materials, start at the Library Homepage. Find your material using the catalog or the A-Z lists. Once you have clicked on the links you will be prompted with the proxy login screen. Login using either your Portal ID/pw or your Library account information.

For further assistance contact your Subject Specialist or

For certain databases (SciFinder and Reaxys) you need to set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. Use the link below to download VPN software.

  • Download VPN ( Login under your Group with your Portal Credentials)

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About this Library Guide

This is a KAUST Library subject guide. The purpose is to provide easy knowledge navigation and access to KAUST library resources by providing the best and most useful links and resources within this subject area.

Contents of this Library Subject Guide:

  • Home (this page): read the latest news in your field; find contact information for faculty and the library
  • Databases:  provides links to major databases in your field to find journal articles; some databases also provide patents, conference proceedings, research reports, theses and dissertations, and statistics and figures
  • Journal Articles:  top journals (highest impact) in your field
  • Books and E-Books: links to selected reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, manuals, and handbooks) as well as selected textbooks
  • Other Resources:  law, statistics, standards, and patents
  • Research Help: literature search training, academic writing, software tools 
  • Professional Resources: provide links to government and research organizations as well as professional societies

For assistance in using the library resources, or conducting literature research, contact your subject librarian. All suggestions, additions, or comments to this subject guide are welcome.

Chemical and Biological Engineering at KAUST

Chemical and Biological Engineering offers opportunities to develop real-world solutions to global challenges through chemical and biological science supported by high-performance computing facilities on campus. Research will have a direct impact on social and economic areas, including:

  • High-performance polymers
  • Membranes for gas and liquid separation
  • Controlled absorption of pharmaceuticals

The program offers a choice of two tracks: Advanced Chemical Engineering and Advanced Biological Engineering. Each track offers individual specialization in specialized studies while covering a broad range of advanced chemical and biological engineering topics to equip students for a successful and productive career. For more details, visit the Chemical and Biological Engineering website.