- The Sustainabilist | February 2020
NYUAD Researchers Develop New Tool for Performing Cancer Liquid Biopsy
March 23, 2020
A team of engineering researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi, led by NYUAD Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Mohammad A. Qasaimeh, has developed a microfluidic platform that is compatible with cutting-edge procedures of atomic force microscopy (AFM). The new platform enables the study of the mechanical properties of circulating tumor cells.
The invention tells its user the carbon emissions they have saved and can identify the materials dropped in it
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.
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