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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.

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. - 5 March, 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). - 28 February, 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, lead by him.  - 5 February, 2019

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January 29, 2019

Students win gold medal at annual iGem competition 

NYUAD’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team won a Gold Medal and nomination for 'Best Diagnostics Project' at the annual iGEM competition in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The students developed a modular, point-of-care, lab-on-a-chip diagnostics platform using synthetic biology and bioengineering that can simultaneously detect four major foodborne pathogens: Campylobacter, Cholera, Listeria, and Salmonella, in less than 20 minutes.