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NYUAD Engineering faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international news media.

Coronavirus: reusable face masks to ease UAE eco concerns
Focus shifts to re-usable and biodegradable masks as demand for protection continues to climb.
The National | May 27, 2020

Coronavirus news bulletin from UAE: 779 new cases announced; Dubai eases back to normalcy; Sharjah's major tourist sites reopen
A round-up of major developments related to Covid-19 across the country.
Khaleej Times | May 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Reusable N95 masks 3D-printed in UAE
The New York University-Abu Dhabi has produced an N95 mask that is comfortable and can be re-sterilised after use.
Khaleej Times | May 26, 2020

Tech for good: how drone technology is changing emergency rescue missions
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Antonios Tzes has been manning a project across five different universities in five countries, to develop drones for use inside buildings, particularly in fire situations.
Evening Standard | May 10, 2018

Keyhole surgery needs to be faster and less expensive – and for that we need better tools
We are developing a surgical robotic arm as part of research at NYU Abu Dhabi, where our engineering faculty are currently in the process of refining a snakelike, downsized version of the traditional fixed option.
Health Spectator | March 16, 2018

Robots could help make heart surgery minimally invasive
Within the next five years, robotics technology could allow surgeons to offer minimally invasive heart surgeries to patients in the UAE, top researcher Antonios Tzes said in the capital on Monday.
Gulf News | March 12, 2018