Center for Research Computing

Research Computing consists of the infrastructure, applications, expert staff, policies, and other resources required to support computational and data-intensive activities related to research.

The New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Center for Research Computing serves New York University Abu Dhabi’s researchers, faculty and students by providing them with High Performance Computing (HPC) and Research computing services and support to enable them to conduct world-class and innovative computational research and education.

Muataz Al Barwani
Senior Director, Center for Research Computing

Muataz Al Barwani joined NYUAD in February 2012 to establish the High Performance Computing center and support all computational research at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Before coming to NYU Abu Dhabi, Muataz was a full-time tenured faculty member at Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman from 2000 to 2012, where he taught physics, advised students, contributed to academic administration and carried out research in the area of computational physics and material science where he has published over 25 scientific publications.

He received his bachelor's’ degree in Physics from Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) in 1992, a master’s degree in Physics from Brown University (USA) in 1995 and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Bristol (UK) in 2000.