In the News

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

Abu Dhabi researchers develop efficient, non-toxic method to upcycle single-use plastics
Existing methods to convert waste plastic into carbon dots involve multiple, time-consuming steps and utilise toxic chemicals.
Khaleej Times | March 10, 2023

Researchers develop highly efficient, non-toxic method for upcycling single-use plastics
A team of researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi has developed a single-step, organic solvent-free, hydrothermal process to convert polyethylene-based plastic bags and polypropylene-based surgical masks into carbon dots.
Business News | March 07, 2023

NYUAD-led researchers develop smart pill to advance diagnosis, treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
Ingestible wireless device allows for accurate assessment of food movement.
Arab News | February 14, 2023

NYUAD researchers develop 'smart pills' to improve gastrointestinal disorders' diagnosis, treatment
A team of researchers led by Khalil Ramadi, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), have developed a new, non-invasive system to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal motility disorders.
Emirates News Agency | February 14, 2023

UAE: Traceable smart pills open ‘new frontier’ in medical diagnosis
The pills show their location inside body and can be use in gastrointestinal treatments.
Gulf News | February 14, 2023

UAE: New 'smart pills' to improve diagnosis, treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
This new technology holds the potential for future use in clinical applications including minimally-invasive procedures.
Khaleej Times | February 14, 2023

Zapping the Gut
A new treatment option could be on the way for your hospital stay. In today's Academic Minute, NYU Abu Dhabi's Khalil Ramadi explains.
Inside Higher Ed | September 29, 2021

Zapping the Gut
A new option for treatment could be on the way for your hospital stay.
Academic Minute | September 29, 2021