Welcome to KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory

KAUST Supercomputing Lab (KSL)'s mission is to inspire and enable scientific, economic and social advances through the development and application of HPC solutions, through collaboration with KAUST researchers and partners, and through the provision of world-class computational systems and services.

  • Offering world-class HPC and data resources in a fashion that stimulates research and development.
  • Assisting KAUST researchers and partners to exploit the HPC resources at KAUST with a combination of training, consultation and collaboration.
  • Collaborating with KAUST researchers in the joint development of HPC solutions that advance the scientific knowledge in the disciplines strategic to KAUST mission.
  • Growing HPC capability at KSL over time to meet the future needs of the KAUST community.



  • In this newsletter:

    • System Maintenance
    • Shaheen Job Generator
    • Tip of the Week: My KSL
    • Follow us on Twitter
    • Previous Announcements
    • Previous Tips

    System Maintenance

    The next maintenance session will take place from 16:00 on Monday 16th October until 17:00 on Tuesday 17th October. There will be no access to the system during this period.

    Shaheen Job Generator

    A new addition to the tools available on our website is the Shaheen Job Generator. From the main menu, go to My KSL -> Shaheen Job generator. Here you can enter the characteristics of your job in the template, and a sample SLURM job script will be generated, which you can cut and paste to use for submitting your job on Shaheen.

    Tip of the Week: My KSL

    Use the My KSL menu at www.hpc.kaust.edu.sa to access the Shaheen Job Generator, your KSL support tickets, your monthly project usage and your project(s) core hour allocation and usage. Some of these menu options are not visible until you login to the website.

    Follow us on Twitter

    Follow all the latest news on HPC within the Supercomputing Lab and at KAUST, on Twitter @KAUST_HPC.

    Previous Announcements


    Previous Tips