News

Full Circle with Farah Shamout
Edition 1, Yallah Abu Dhabi (p.34) | November, 2020

From NYUAD where she graduated in Computer Engineering cum laude in 2016 to being awarded a Rhodes scholarship to pursue a PhD at the University of Oxford, Farah Shamout is back in the UAE capital lecturing alongside the very professors who taught her. 

Read the article on p.34. 

Plastic Fantastic

Our students learned about the use of plastic for maintaining sustainability through a course titled Plastic Fantastic, taught by Felix Hardmood Beck.

- The Sustainabilist | February 2020


Announcements

Top Picks HES '20
Congratulations to Mihalis Maniatakos, whose paper has been nominated and selected as one of the most influential in Hardware and Embedded Security in 2015-2020.

"ConFirm: Detecting Firmware Modifications in Embedded Systems using Hardware Performance Counters" has been selected as a Top Picks in Hardware and Embedded Security’20. This year they have selected only 7/41 (17%) submissions as Top Picks. 
November 2020

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.
July 2020

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. 
May 2020

Book Release 
Ecosystem Arabia featuring a chapter by Ramesh Jagannathan, Research Professor of Engineering - a must read for the stakeholders in the UAE and MENA.
March 2020

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.
March 2020

Congratulations
Borja Garcia de Soto, Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering has been elected to the IAARC BOD. 
January 2020

Congratulations 
Mohammed Daqaq, Program Head and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, on becoming an ASME Fellow.
October 2019


News Bulletin

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

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