Veda Narasimhan’s quest to understand her home country.


The annual programming marathon this year will gather over 180 students from 50 countries and global tech experts.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Ouided Bouchamaoui has been appointed Professor of Practice of Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at NYU Abu Dhabi.



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

Out of This World

Thunder and nanosatellites collide in an innovative mission to study terrestrial gamma ray flashes.

Solving The Riddles of Space and Time

An interdisciplinary initiative at NYU Abu Dhabi spotlights how the Himalayan climate hotspot is jeopardizing the water supply for a quarter of humanity.

Save the Date

Celebrate the NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2024 on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 4pm GST. 

Faculty Spotlights

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

Fiona Newell, Visiting Professor

Fiona Newell’s main research interests are in human perceptual processes. She leads the "Multisensory Perception and Cognition Group" at the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. Together with her research team they conduct empirical investigations into perceptual function in humans.


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.

In Real Time

February 22 - June 9, 2024

This is an exhibition about visiting and revisiting, about being physically present in the space, with the traces left by artists who have been there, or hints of those who will be there. 


May 28, 2024

Oddisee, the celebrated Sudanese-American conscious rapper influenced by the jazz, funk, and go-go music of his DC area roots, performs with DJ Unown.

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