Learn how art brings to bear many different ways of understanding the world. 

NYU Abu Dhabi will be hosting several youth-related conferences and programs that will explore academia's role in climate action.

NYU Abu Dhabi students put on their creative and critical thinking caps during the Plastic Fantastic course.




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 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.

A Musical Journey: Jordi Savall in Conversation

December 9, 2023

For over fifty years, the Grammy Award winner Jordi Savall has been the world's leading performer, interpreter, and scholar of early music. Join Jordi Savall for an in-depth conversation about his upcoming program spanning more than 500 years of Arab cultural and historical roots in al-Andalus. 

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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