KAUST, Dow Chemical sign industrial cooperation agreement

June 18, 2009

Professor Choon Fong Shih, President of the King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST), signed in Jeddah yesterday a contract with Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical Company, to initiate industrial research cooperation. Lauding the agreement, Professor Choon predicted that KAUST will serve as a catalyst for the transformation and advancement of the Saudi economy through the integration of scientific research.