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Engineering challenges of the 21st century are varied, complex, and cross-disciplinary. Ranging from the nano-scale to mega-projects, they are characterized by sustainability concerns, environmental and energy constraints, global sourcing, and humanitarian goals. In the face of global competition, dwindling natural resources, and the complexity of societal needs, the leaders of technological enterprises will be those who can innovate, are inventive and entrepreneurial, and understand how technology is integrated within society.
A distinguished and diverse faculty at NYU Abu Dhabi engages in state-of-the-art research, innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship. Their research is concentrated in five thematic areas:
- Cyber Security
- Urban Systems
- Environmental Sustainability
- Biomedical and Health Systems
The Center is led by cryptology expert and UAE National Hoda Al Khzaimi. Our research areas span system and network security, digital forensics, trusted hardware design, and cyber-infrastructure connections.
Rising sea levels pose a threat to urban infrastructure in coastal cities. Our research focuses on ways to mitigate traffic problems caused by flooded roads.
Engineering at NYUAD is designed to create technological leaders with a global perspective, a broad education, and the capacity to think creatively. A distinctive element of our undergraduate programs lie in the integration of design and innovation in every year of the curriculum: students enjoy a learning environment conducive to creativity, which is at the heart of tomorrow’s technological innovations and enterprises.
Graduate Programs Degree Global PhD Student Fellowship in Engineering PhD
NYU Abu Dhabi Engineering faculty and startAD Managing Director Ramesh Jagannathan has been named a Rhodes Trust Inspirational Educator.
NYU Abu Dhabi engineers are working with Abu Dhabi Police on new ways to ease traffic congestion.
Sea levels are rising, threatening coastal cities worldwide. Simulation tracking of commuter movements using cell phone location data can help engineers predict how drivers will react if roads are flooded.