Awards and Grants

External awards and grants for research at NYU Abu Dhabi has surpassed $12 million.

Spanning the disciplines, NYUAD produces high-quality research and scholarship and inspires creative activity that responds in powerful ways to pressing local and global challenges. In a few short years, faculty, students, and researchers at NYUAD have transformed the Abu Dhabi region into a hub of innovation and progress.

UAE Sponsors

  • ATIC / Semiconductor Research Corporation
  • Al Jalila Foundation
  • Terry Fox Foundation
  • ExxonMobil Corporation
  • Ford Middle East
  • MBZ Species Conservation Program
  • National Research Foundation
  • ADEC

US / International Sponsors

  • National Science Foundation
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA
  • Semiconductor Research Corporation
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Social Science Research Council
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Human Frontiers Science Program
  • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

Research by the Numbers

Award Summaries

Organized annually, according to date awarded. Internal awards for faculty granted by NYUAD and the NYUAD Institute are not included here.

News Highlights

Engineering to Protect Coastal Cities

Protecting Coastal Cities

NYUAD is collaborating on a four-year study, supported by the National Science Foundation, to protect coastal cities from rising sea levels.

Specialized Lab Aims to Advance Liver Disease Research

Advances in Liver Disease Research

NYUAD's genomics facility received grants from the US National Institues of Health to uncover the molecular basis of steatosis, better known as fatty liver disease.