Chameau to Lead KAUST

Jean-Lou Chameau, the president of Caltech, will be leaving sometime later this year to take over the helm of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia, the Nature News Blog reports. Chameau, a trained engineer, has supported multidisciplinary research at Caltech, and has raised about $1 billion in funding for the school since his arrival there in 2006, the Nature News Blog adds.

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