Awards and Grants

NYUAD researchers secure significant support from local and international sponsors, including: 

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 at NYUAD

Award Summaries

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

Research News Highlights

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.

Advances in Liver Disease Research

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