Clean Water Chemistry

Chemistry major Ilma Jahovic is part of the NYUAD research team that discovered a more efficient way to clean oil spills.

Smoking Education for UAE Teens

Alumni Leena Asfour and Zachary Stanley, now medical students in the US, are the lead authors of a published academic article pointing toward a way to change risky health behaviors among teenagers.

When Curiosity Did Not Kill the Cat

Although Yanez does not have much experience yet in the world of research, it did not stop him from being proactive. He got in touch with various professors and research labs to find out ways to get involved in research work on grass feather awns.

  • Highlights

    Al-Ubaydli, Omar, Ahmed Meshref , “What the West doesn’t understand about UAE Foreign Aid”,  Al Araibia English October 9, 2017.

    Conley, Dalton, and Ramina Sotoudeh. "Genotyping the dead: Using offspring as proxy to estimate the genetic correlation of education and longevity." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, no. 47 (2016): 13269-13271.

    Headley, Tyler. "Examining Islamic State’s Mechanisms to Carry Out Genocide in Iraq."2016

    Howells, Emily J., Remi N. Ketchum, Andrew G. Bauman, Yasmine Mustafa, Kristina D. Watkins, and John A. Burt. "Species-specific trends in the reproductive output of corals across environmental gradients and bleaching histories." Marine pollution bulletin 105, no. 2 (2016): 532-539.

    Ketchum, Remi N., Mame M. Dieng, Grace O. Vaughan, John A. Burt, and Youssef Idaghdour. "Levels of genetic diversity and taxonomic status of Epinephelus species in United Arab Emirates fish markets." Marine pollution bulletin 105, no. 2 (2016): 540-545.

    Lai, Chia-Yun , Gijo Raj, Leva Liepuoniute, Matteo Chiesa, and Panče Naumov. "Direct Observation of Photoinduced trans–cis Isomerization on Azobenzene Single Crystal". Crystal Growth & Design 2017 17 (6), 3306-3312 DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00288

    Mukundan, Vineeth, Christy Maksoudian, Maria Vogel, and Mazin Magzoub. "Cytotoxicity of Prion Protein-Derived Cell Penetrating Peptides is Independent of Amyloid Formation." Biophysical Journal 110, no. 3 (2016): 37a.

    Nchimi‐Nono, Katia, Parastoo Dalvand, Kuldeep Wadhwa, Selbi Nuryyeva, Shaikha Alneyadi, Thirumurugan Prakasam, Albert C. Fahrenbach et al. "Radical‐Cation Dimerization Overwhelms Inclusion in [n] Pseudorotaxanes." Chemistry-A European Journal 20, no. 24 (2014): 7334-7344.

    Shamout, Farah E., Antonios N. Pouliopoulos, Patrizia Lee, Simone Bonaccorsi, Leila Towhidi, Rob Krams, and James J. Choi. "Enhancement of Non-Invasive Trans-Membrane Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound and Microbubbles During Physiologically Relevant Flow". Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology: 2435-448. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.05.003

    Toussaint, Godfried, Noris Onea, and Quan Vuong. "Measuring the Complexity of Two-dimensional Binary Patterns — Sub-symmetries versus Papentin Complexity." IEEE Xplore, 18-22 May 2015

    Von Forell, Greg , Daniel Robertson, Shien Yang Lee, Douglas D. Cook. Preventing lodging in bioenergy crops: a biomechanical analysis of maize stalks suggests a new approach. Journal of Experimental Botany, Volume 66, Issue 14, 1 July 2015, Pages 4367–4371,

    Woldetsadik, Abiy D., Maria C. Vogel, Wael M. Rabeh, and Mazin Magzoub. "Hexokinase II–derived cell-penetrating peptide targets mitochondria and triggers apoptosis in cancer cells." The FASEB Journal 31, no. 5 (2017): 2168-2184.

    Xie, Jian-Bo, Liang Li, Anastassiya Knyazeva, James Weston, and Panče Naumov. "Mechanically robust, chemically inert superhydrophobic charcoal surfaces." Chemical Communications 52, no. 62 (2016): 9695-9698.

    Yanez, Alvaro, Israel Desta, Patrick Commins, Mazin Magzoub, and Panče Naumov. "Morphokinematics of the Hygroactuation of Feather Grass Awns." Advanced Biosystems 2, no. 7 (2018): 1800007.

    Zhang, Lidong., Chizhik, Stanislav., Wen, Yunze. and Naumov, Pance. (2016), Directed Motility of Hygroresponsive Biomimetic Actuators. Adv. Funct. Mater., 26: 1040–1053. DOI:10.1002/adfm.201503922