About us

On 23th of May 2021, the KFUPM interdisciplinary research center for hydrogen and energy storage (IRC-HES) set its purpose to contribute in creating an economical and environmental impact through basic and applied research. Located at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, the research center aims to explore multiple promising fields in applied sciences, mainly focusing on Hydrogen, Carbon Capture & Conversion, and Energy Storage.

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Research Themes

The purpose of the IRC-HES is to contribute in creating an economical and environmental impact through basic and applied research. The center develops research program in multiple promising fields in applied sciences, focusing mainly on Hydrogen, Carbon Capture & Conversion, and Energy Storage.

Hydrogen Program

Hydrogen is one of the leading options for clean and sustainable energy, attr...

The Carbon Capture and Conversio...

The Carbon Capture and Conversion program at IRC-HES develop research program...

The Energy Storage Device Program

The Energy Storage Device Program at IRC-HES studies various methods to enabl...

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Facilities

Membranes Laboratory

The aim of the membranes laboratory is to develop dense metallic (Pd-based) membranes for H2 separation.

Chemical Synthesis Laboratories

The material synthesis laboratory is well equipped with sophisticated high pressure autoclaves, microwave synthesizers, vacuum schlenk li...

Electrochemical Characterization Laboratory

To assess the performance of energy storage devices, different electrochemical techniques are used in a simulated environment such as sim...

Device Fabrication Laboratory

After fabrication of electrodes and membranes, they are assembled in energy storage devices in moisture and moisture-free environment wit...

Latest News

IRC- HES New Website
18 Jan 2023 @ 04:00 PM

The new website of the center is launched.

Events

Electrode & Electrolyte Engineering in Aqu...
08 Mar 2022 @ 01:00 PM
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Webinar

The Hydrogen Economy: Status and Ambitions
28 Mar 2022 @ 07:00 PM
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Forum

Writing with Atoms to Nano
06 Jan 2022 @ 08:00 PM
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Webinar

Nanoengineering in solar cell design
01 Dec 2021 @ 08:00 PM
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Webinar