The Graduate Programs Office promotes academic, social, and professional development for doctoral students at NYU Abu Dhabi. Working to support advanced researchers in a range of fields, the Graduate Programs Office takes every opportunity to foster interdisciplinary community-building.

Life in Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi has developed a progressive agenda in health care, the arts, economic and environmental sustainability, and educational development. Learn about what it's like to live in our city.

Current NYUAD Global Ph.D. Students

Read about some of our our Global Ph.D. Students' backgrounds and research below.

Tamás AujeszkyElectrical & Computer Engineering
Guoxian DaiComputer Science & Engineering
Jian GaoComputer Science & Engineering
Maeda HanafiComputer Science & Engineering
Shaneela HussainChemistry
Anastasis KelirisElectrical & Computer Engineering
Charalambos KonstantinouElectrical & Computer Engineering
Joseph KoussaBiology
Tai LiuComputer Science & Engineering
Satwik PatnaikElectrical & Computer Engineering
Pankaj RajputMechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Abhrajit SenguptaElectrical & Computer Engineering
Tina SkorjancChemistry
Chandra K.H. SureshElectrical & Computer Engineering
Nektarios TsoutsosComputer Science & Engineering
Meng WangComputer Science & Engineering
Xi WeiBiomedical Engineering
Yida XuElectrical & Computer Engineering
Muhammad YasinElectrical & Computer Engineering
Nasser ZalmoutComputer Science & Engineering

NYUAD Global Ph.D. Student Fellowship Alumni

NameDisciplineFinal Year
Mark BernardChemistry2015-2016
Duncan McLain Chemistry 2013-2014
Adna MuliawanChemistry2015-2016
Samah SaeedElectrical & Computer Engineering2014-2015