2022's Winning Submission

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award: Urban Fabric is inspired by the overarching idea of interconnectedness and is an attempt by the artists to bring art closer to more people.

 A Productive Career

Most math scholars do their most impactful work when they are young, but Michele Pavon is experiencing the most productive research phase of his scientific life at 72.

In Pictures: Planting Mangroves

NYU Abu Dhabi community members recently gathered at a unique ecosystem near Jebel Ali to plant 5,000 mangrove trees. 



Research at NYU Abu Dhabi deepens our understanding of the world and ourselves.

Five Items From the UAE's Early Days

The rarities in NYU Abu Dhabi Library’s Archives and Special Collections are unique materials made available to NYUAD students, faculty, and staff, as well as qualified researchers from the UAE and abroad.

The Way We Were

Ancient receipts, boats made of reed, and old photos long forgotten serve as wayfinders for researchers challenging the historical narrative of the Middle East.

What's on Your Plate?

Research is unveiling the hidden origins of the ingredients in this classic Arabian Gulf dish.


Why do falcons capture the imagination of scientists and artists alike?

This is NYU Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi and New York University set out to develop a new model of higher education. This is the story of NYU Abu Dhabi and its pioneering global community of students and faculty. Watch the full-length film.

Faculty Highlights

NYU Abu Dhabi faculty are researchers, scholars, and artists of extraordinary distinction within and beyond their disciplines.

Elena Beretta, Clinical Professor of Mathematics

Elena Beretta's research interests focus mainly on the study of inverse problems for partial differential equations with applications to geophysics, seismology, medical imaging, and non-destructive testing of materials.


Upcoming Events

NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities. See all upcoming events.

The Future Lies in Women’s Memory

December 5, 2022

Women’s voices have historically been silenced in Syria and other parts of the Middle East. This talk focuses on Syrian women refugees, scattered in countries around Syria as well as in Europe. 

Sunday Family Tours

December 11, 2022

The NYUAD Art Gallery announces a series of Family Day tours where we invite parents and children to discover Khaleej Modern together.

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