Postdoctoral and Research

Postdoctoral associates are a vital part of the research community of NYU Abu Dhabi. They bring expertise from international laboratories, often with existing collaborations to assist the broader reach of global research efforts.

Research and scholarship generated at NYUAD focuses on interdisciplinary and stand-alone projects in engineering, marine science, history, economics, neural science, cyber security, art history and philosophy, mathematics, and genomics.

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Arts and Humanities Opportunities

Engineering Opportunities

Position Inquiries
Postdoctoral Associate | Computational Mechanics Prof. Nikos Karathanasopoulos,
n.karathanasopoulos@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Design for Excellence Lab  Prof. Sinanoglu's Lab ozgursin@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Engineering Division
mr5098@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Engineering Division Prof. Nikos Karathanasopoulos n.karathanasopoulos@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Laboratory for Computer-Human Intelligence tuka.alhanai@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Water Research Center for New and modified processes for desalination and water treatment — Prof. Nidal Hilal nidal.hilal@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Center for Cyber Security ccsad@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Engineering Division — Professor Khalil Ramadi kramadi@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Laboratory for Computer-Human Intelligence tuka.alhanai@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Psychology, Science Division — Prof. Theodore Waters theo.waters@nyu.edu
Research Associate | Advanced Materials and Sustainable Urban Infrastructure - Prof. Kemal Celik kemal.celik@nyu.edu
Research Associate / Postdoctoral Associate | Engineering Division (Electrical and Computer) — Prof. Mouhammad Shafique [The eBRAIN lab for wearable embedded healthcare systems] muhammad.shafique@nyu.edu
Research Associate / Postdoctoral Associate | Engineering Division (Electrical and Computer) — Prof. Mouhammad Shafique [The eBRAIN lab for Edge-AI] muhammad.shafique@nyu.edu
Research Associate / Postdoctoral Associate | Hardware Acceleration of Cryptographic Primitives ccsad@nyu.edu
Research Technician | Synthetic Biology Network Dynamics and Synthetic Biology - Prof. Andras Gyorgy andras.gyorgy@nyu.edu

Science Opportunities

Position Inquiries
Bioinformatician | Public Health Research Center nyuad.phrc@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Analytical Chemistry and Petroleum Chemistry — Pance Naumov Research Group brenda.ward@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Artificial Intelligence, Science Division - Prof. Hanan Salam hanan.salam@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Astrophysics
dave.russell@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Biology, Science Division — Prof. Stephane Boissinot
sb5272@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Biology, Science Division — Prof. Dipesh Chaudhury dc151@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Cognitive Neuroscience (High-level vision) — Dr. Olivia Cheung
olivia.cheung@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Magzoub Research Laboratory, Science Division — Prof. Mazin Magzoub
nyuad.science@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematical Foundations of Machine Learning, Science Division - Prof. Pierre Youssef yp27@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematics, Science Division — Prof. Marwa Banna marwa.banna@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematics, Science Division — Prof. Tej-eddin Ghoul teg6@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematics, Science Division — Prof. Hisham Sati hsati@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematics, Science, Division — Pierre Youssef yp27@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Mathematics, Science Division — Prof. Weiren Zhao wz19@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Microbial Oceanography - Prof. Shady Amin samin@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Object and Facial Recognition — Olivia Cheung's Laboratory olivia.cheung@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Physics for Extrasolar Planets and their Host Stars, Science Division — Prof. Ian Dobbs-Dixon ianmdd@gmail.com
Postdoctoral Associate | Protein Biochemistry and Enzymology — Wael Rabeh's Research Group 
wael.rabeh@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Psychology, Science Division — Prof. Daryl Fougnie
darylfougnie@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Psychology, Science Division — Prof. Jocelyn Belanger jocelyn.belanger@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Psychology, Science Division — Prof. Robert Volcic robert.volcic@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Science Division — Pance Naumov Research Group brenda.ward@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Social Psychology, Science Division — Dr. Andrea Vial andrea.vial@nyu.edu
Postdoctoral Associate | Social Psychology jaime.napier@gmail.com
Research Assistant | Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory - Prof. Kartik Sreenivasan | Science Division, Psychology kartik.sreenivasan@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab nizar.habash@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Computer Science, Science Division — Prof. Djellel Difallah djellel@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Human Data Interaction Lab — Prof. Azza Abouzied azza@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Perception and Active Cognition Lab — Prof. David Melcher dm93@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Project Tiramisu, Automatic Code Optimization Using Deep Learning, Computer Science
baghdadi@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Project Tiramisu, Building a Tiramisu Backend for a Deep Learning Accelerator, Computer Science baghdadi@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Project Tiramisu, Supporting Applications of Nuclear Physics in the Tiramisu Compiler, Computer Science
baghdadi@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Psychology,  Teaching, Learning and Development Lab — Prof. Antje von Suchodoletz avs5@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Public Health Research Center (PHRC) - Dr. Abdishakur Abdulle nyuad.phrc@nyu.edu
Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Associate | Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab, Science Division — Prof. Nizar Habash nizar.habash@nyu.edu
Research Assistant / Post-Doctoral Associate | Computer Science, Science Division - Prof. Christina Poepper and Azza Abouzied christina.poepper@nyu.edu
Research Assistant | Computer Science, Science Division — Prof. Yasir Zaki
yasir.zaki@nyu.edu
Research Associate | Genetic Heritage Group (Human Population Genomics and Microbiome) - Prof. Aashish Jha jhaar@nyu.edu
Research Associate | Physics for Protein Production, Science Division- Prof. George Shubeita george.shubeita@nyu.edu
Research Scientist | Center for Genomics and System Biology - Dr. Kristin C. Gunsalus nyuad.cgsb.chemgen2@nyu.edu
Research Scientist | Physics, Science Division - Prof. Marta Losada marta.losada@nyu.edu
Research Scientist | Public Health Research Center - Population Genomics nyuad.phrc@nyu.edu
Research Technician | Physics for Protein Production, Science Division - Prof. George Shubeita george.shubeita@nyu.edu

Social Science Opportunities

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