Director of NYUAD Water Research Center and Professor of Engineering Nidal Hilal, has won the Learned Society of Wales’ Menelaus Medal 2020, awarded to celebrate excellence in engineering and technology.
NYUAD graduates pen letter of thanks to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed
The National | May 27, 2020
Three graduating seniors from NYUAD have crafted an open letter of thanks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, as their undergraduate experience comes to an end with a virtual ceremony on Wednesday.
Read the letter here.
To help tackle the rapid spread of COVID-19, Program Head and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYUAD Anthony Tzes has developed an eco-friendly 3D printed face mask based on the N95 specifications.
NYUAD has partnered with the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IIAI). As part of the partnership, IIAI will fund up to five NYUAD researchers as part of its Global PhD Fellows programme in AI to be supervised by our faculty, including Yi Fang.
Mohammad Qasaimeh and his research team have developed a new tool for performing Cancer Liquid Biopsy
The invention tells its user the carbon emissions they have saved and can identify the materials dropped in it
Al Jalila Foundation Research Grant Award
Congratulations to Al Jalila Foundation research grant recipient Yong-Ak (Rafael) Song, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, whose diabetes research study ‘Quantitative fluorescence imaging of mitochondria in body wall muscles of Caenorhabditis elegans under hyperglycemic conditions using a microfluidic chip’ was published by Oxford University Press.
2020 Commencement & Doctoral Research Award
Congratulations to PhD student Jing Zhu who is the recipient of the 2020 Pearl Brownstein Doctoral Research Award, a prestigious honor bestowed on graduating students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Tandon. The award was established in 1987 and given in loving memory of Pearl's son, Joseph, to PhD students whose doctoral research shows the greatest promise.
Jing is one of Yi Fang's PhD students who will graduate this month. Following this she plans to join Apple's FaceID team to continue her research and development of 3D face image processing.
NYUAD Faculty Summer Scholar Award
Congratulations to Farah Shamout, Margaret Julias and Yong-Ak (Rafael) Song; NYUAD Faculty Summer Scholars recipients for 2019-2020. This award, first granted in 2018, aims to enhance NYUAD faculty excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service which is vital to the innovative and vibrant culture of NYUAD.
'#StayHome made world greener; now we have to keep it that way'
As millions #StayHome, fuel is saved, pollution reduced and perhaps also made a profound impact on mindset of people with respect to travel needs, said Monica Menendez, associate professor of civil and urban engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and director of the NYUAD Research Centre for Interacting Urban Networks.
- Khaleej Times | May 26, 2020
NYU Abu Dhabi and IIAI join forces to boost Artificial Intelligence research
NYUAD has announced it's partnership with the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence, IIAI, to fund up to five NYUAD researchers as part of its Global PhD Fellows programme in Artificial Intelligence, AI. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYUAD Yi Fang, supervisor to both Global PhD Fellows, said, "We have partnered with IIAI following discussions on furthering a research collaboration between both entities on the potential impacts of AI in a range of different industries. We are proud to partner with such an institute to offer this PhD programme, and we look forward to working with them closely as the programme matures."
- WAM | June 25, 2019
Construction industry’s long-overdue shift to digital raises threat of cyber attacks
Borja Garcia de Soto, Assistant Professor, Civil and Urban Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi, talks about how the construction industry is preparing for the impact the digital world will have on the industry.
- June 25, 2019
Podcast: In Conversation with Dr. Saif Jabari
Dr. Saif Jabari from NYU Abu Dhabi has done some research that found that motorists would pay more to change lanes and get ahead of other drivers - a live interview with the Dubai Eye on "The Agenda" Podcast with Tom Urquhart.
- May 8, 2019
Podcast: Has the World's First Unhackable Chip Arrived?
Ozgur Sinanoglu, Associate Dean of Engineering, claims that he and his colleagues have designed an unhackable chip. Given last year’s Meltdown and Spectre producing a chip capable of repelling attacks would restore peace of mind to everyone from government agencies to private companies.
- April 5, 2019
Opinion: How to fund the growth of the region's entrepreneurs
"Developing an angel investor pool in the Middle East will create more opportunities and will strengthen regional economic growth", writes Ramesh Jagannathan, Vice Provost of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Managing Director of StartAD. In this opinion piece, he talks about how angel investors fill the void of funding early-stage start-ups created by venture capital firms in the region.
- March 16, 2019
Podcast: StartAD's Ramesh Jagannathan on innovation in the UAE
Vice Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Managing Director of StartAD talks to us about entrepreneurship, and how vital it is to the UAE's commercial outlook in this week's episode.
- March 7, 2019
Samer Madanat to deliver the C.C. Mei Distinguished Seminar at MIT in April.
The MIT C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS) was established in 2015 in honor of Fluid Mechanics and Mechanics Professor Chiang Mei. In addition to the fluid mechanics and mechanics cores, this series aims at hosting a number of speakers from diverse areas relevant to the CEE community. This series aims at bringing highly distinguished researchers in engineering and science for talks that are high profile, accessible, and advertised to all of MIT and the larger Boston area.
- March 5, 2019
Professor receives TRB Cunard Award
Professor Monica Menendez, Civil Engineering, and her student and colleagues were awarded the Transportation Research Board's Cunard Award, for 'The Best Paper' across TRB's Operations Section for their paper: Introducing a re-sampling methodology for the estimation of empirical macroscopic fundamental diagrams, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2018).
- February 28, 2019
Professor delivers keynote address at Abu Dhabi conference
Professor Borja Garcia de Soto delivered a keynote lecture titled “Towards an Innovative and Productive Construction Industry” at the 2nd International Conference in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Project Management, where he highlighted some of the current research of the S.M.A.R.T. Construction Research Group, led by him.
- February 5, 2019
Mechanical Engineering Senior, Alexander MacKay humbled to be welcomed into the 2020 cohort of Schwarzman Scholars
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) senior Alexander MacKay has been selected to the 2020 cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, which welcomes young leaders from around the world to Tsinghua University in Beijing for a Masters in Global Affairs, with concentrations in one of the following disciplines: public policy, economics and business, and international studies.
- December 4, 2018