People

Supervising Faculty in Science

  • Azza Abouzied, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: aa175@nyu.edu
    Education: BSc, MSc Dalhousie University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

    Research Interests: designing intuitive data querying tools

  • Jay Chen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: jay.chen@nyu.edu
    Education: BS, BA, MS University of California (San Diego); PhD New York University

    Research Interests: information and communication technology

  • Nizar Habash, Program Head, Computer Science; Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: nizar.habash@nyu.edu
    Education: BS (Computer Engineering); BA (Linguistics and Languages) Old Dominion University; MS and PhD (Compu...

    Research Interests: machine translation, morphological analysis, syntactic analysis

  • Christina Pöpper, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: cp105@nyu.edu

    Research Interests: information and communication security

  • Talal Rahwan, Associate Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: talal.rahwan@nyu.edu
    Education: BEng University of Aleppo; PhD Southampton University

    Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Multi-Agent Systems; Cooperative Game Theory; Computational Social Science

  • Saurabh Ray, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sr194@nyu.edu
    Education: BTech Institute of Technology Guwahati; MCS, PhD Universität des Saarlandes

    Research Interests: Algorithms, computational geometry, artificial intelligence, machine learning

  • Yasir Zaki, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yz48@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc University of Bremen; PhD University of Bremen

    Research Interests: communication networks, wireless networks, cellular communication, congestion control protocols


Supervising Faculty in Engineering

  • Hoda Al Khzaimi, Research Assistant Professor, Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ha59@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble; PhD, Danm...

    Research Interests: cryptology

  • Mohamad Eid, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mae8@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD University of Ottawa

    Research Interests: haptics, multi-modal human computer interaction, gaming, biofeedback technologies

  • Yi Fang, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: yf23@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Purdue University

    Research Interests: large-scale visual computing, deep visual learning

  • Sohmyung Ha, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: sohmyung@nyu.edu
    Education: MS in Electrical Engineering, KAIST; MS and PhD in Bioengineering, UC San Diego

    Research Interests: Biomedical circuits and sensors for implantable and wearable applications

  • Hamidou Tembine, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ht36@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD INRIA and University of Avignon

    Research Interests: evolutionary games, mean-field stochastic games, distributed strategic learning

  • Michail Maniatakos, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mm6446@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, University of Piraeus, Greece; MSc, MPhil, and PhD, Yale University

    Research Interests: computer architecture, systems security

  • Mahmoud Rasras, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: mr5098@nyu.edu
    Education: PhD Catholic University of Leuven

    Research Interests: photonic components for next-generation optical and microwave photonic networks

  • Ozgur Sinanoglu, Associate Dean of Engineering; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director, Center of Cyber Security Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: ozgursin@nyu.edu
    Education: MS and PhD, The University of California San Diego

    Research Interests: design-for-test, design-for-security, design for trust for VLSI circuits

  • Anthony Tzes, Program Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
    Email: anthony.tzes@nyu.edu
    Education: MSc, PhD The Ohio State University

    Research Interests: unmanned aerial vehicles, surgical robots, mechatronics, control engineering

Current Students

Student Name Home Region Research Area Advisor
Alberto Chierici
Italy Natural language processing Nizar Habash
Maeda Hanafi
USA Databases Azza Abouzied
Tai Liu
China Networks Jay Chen
Dima Taji
Palestine Natural language processing Nizar Habash
Nian Xue
China Security Christina Pöpper
Nasser Zalmout
Palestine Natural language processing Nizar Habash
Zhiru Zhu
China Databases Azza Abouzied