J-WAFS conference reflects growing interest in food and water research

The J-WAFS Food and Water Conference included a startup showcase featuring nearly two dozen MIT-related and other local companies. The food and water sectors have experienced significant growth in startup activity, as indicated by the excellent turnout and interest.

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The MIT community turned out in force, along with attendees from the corporate, government, and nonprofit sectors. Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab May 9, 2016 MIT faculty, staff, and students gathered at the Wong Auditorium, accompanied by many representatives of member companies of the MIT Industrial […]

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17th Annual Dinner Meeting

17th Annual Dinner Meeting

The MIT Club of Saudi Arabia held its 17th Annual Dinner Meeting in Riyadh on March 15, 2015. The event was hosted by the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC). The guest of honor and keynote speaker for the event was Professor L. Rafael Reif, 17th President of […]

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Savola Group names Rayan Fayez as CEO

Savola Group names Rayan Fayez as CEO

Savola Group’s board of directors has appointed Rayan Fayez ’01 as CEO effective March 1, 2016. Prior to assuming the leadership of Savola, Mr. Fayez was previously the Managing Director and Saudi Arabia Senior Country Officer at J.P. Morgan. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Goldman Sachs’ Saudi […]

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Saudi Aramco Names Dr. Muhammad M. Al-Saggaf as Senior Vice-President

Saudi Aramco Names Dr. Muhammad M. Al-Saggaf as Senior Vice-President

The Board of Directors of Saudi Aramco has appointed Dr. Muhammad M. Al-Saggaf, the Vice President of the MIT Club of Saudi Arabia, as Senior Vice President, Operations & Business Services, with a portfolio spanning all the company’s activities in community, aviation, marine, transportation, training, safety, security, and medical services. […]

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Muhammad Al-Saggaf appointed Vice President of Saudi Aramco

Muhammad Al-Saggaf appointed Vice President of Saudi Aramco

Muhammad M. Al Saggaf, the Vice President of the MIT Club of Saudi Arabia, was appointed as a Vice President of Saudi Aramco on May 1, 2015 Al Saggaf is also serving as the Acting Service Line Head for Operations and Business Services, with responsibility for the Saudi Aramco’s activities […]

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