Almost all the time CDFD interview panel would ask you a tricky question requiring general reasoning and a little quantitative aptitude. It could range from a simple "calculating no of restriction sites" or a more difficult probability based questions to test your common sense.
KAUST was an amazing place for living and research. It had all the latest machinery and developments in the field of Science and Technology. KAUST had been rated as one of the top institutions in the middle east and was competing and world standards. It is also known as Arab MIT which was more attractive to join and work at this wonderful place.