Highlights include youth-related conferences and programs, an Angel Rising investor education symposium, and a special forum for higher education leaders to explore academia's role in climate action and research for future COPs

Winning installation for the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award is inspired by the UAE’s mangrove trees and their ability to inspire hope and practical solutions to the climate crisis.

NYU Abu Dhabi’s Arab Center for Climate and Environmental Sciences is creating a database about the Gulf region to paint a better picture of the makeup of its land, sea and climate, and how they impact each other.




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

Our Livable Planet

As NYU Abu Dhabi counts down to COP28, we highlight the University’s sustainability-driven work across campus.

Faculty Highlights

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

Samer Aouad, Visiting Professor of Chemistry

Samer Aouad's research is in the fields of heterogeneous catalysis, renewable energy, and environmental remediation. His current work focuses on the synthesis and characterization of novel catalytic materials to promote various chemical reactions such as hydrogen and alternative fuels production, and waste valorization.

Murat Uysal, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Murat Uysal's research interests are in the broad area of communication theory with a particular emphasis on the physical layer aspects of wireless communication systems in radio and optical frequency bands. 


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.

Climate Change and the Rights of Nature

December 4, 2023

This talk explores the rise in greenhouse gas concentrations since 1992, leading to the 2023 declaration that "Climate breakdown has begun." With rights of nature now recognized in 24 countries, this session will spotlight the potential of reimagining our relationship with nature.

Climate Risk Management for Business Leaders

December 6, 2023

Join Stern at NYUAD for a conversation with NYU Stern Professor Johannes Stroebel as he provides an introduction to the various types of climate risks to businesses as well as approaches to managing these risks.

Blane De St. Croix: Horizon

October 3, 2023 - January 14, 2024

Blane De St. Croix is a sculptor who works on the landscape of climate change. In tandem with scientific researchers, and as himself an artist-researcher, he works on site, and develops art in direct response to the land itself.

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