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When I was at Abu Dhabi Ascent earlier this year, I got to speak with Dr. Steve Griffiths, Executive Director of Institute Initiatives at Masdar Institute, about a wide variety of solar power topics. ...
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is the world’s first graduate-level university dedicated to providing real-world solutions to issues of sustainability. The Institute’s goal is to become a world-class research-driven graduate-level university, focusing on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. Located in the Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Masdar Institute aims to support Abu Dhabi’s economic diversification by nurturing highly-skilled human and intellectual capital and partnering with industry leaders. This will help the Emirate in its transformation to a knowledge-based economy and enhance its position as a leader in global energy. Masdar City is a modern Arabian city that, like its forerunners, is in tune with its
The Masdar Institute Practicing Professionals Program gives employed individuals the opportunity to continue their pursuit of excellence by enrolling in its any of its Master of Science and/or Doctor of Philosophy programs on a part-time basis. These degree programs provide the flexibility and technical expertise required for working professionals to compete in the local and global marketplace. Degree REQUIREMENTS ADmissions REQUIREMENTS THESIS TOPIC TUITION The Master of Science degree requires completion of eight MSc-level courses with 48 credit hours, of which 24 credits are of coursework and 24 of research. The PhD degree requires completion of eight doctorate-level courses with 60 credit hours required for graduation – 24 credits being of course work and 36 of
YFEL WebsiteApply Now The Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) is a key element of the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES). YFEL focuses on raising the awareness of students and young professionals in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. This unique program, led by Masdar Institute, helps mentor future leaders in the fields of alternative energy by engaging them with the leaders of today. YFEL also offers young professionals and students from the UAE and abroad the opportunity to become more engaged in finding solutions to the world’s biggest challenges: energy efficiency and climate change.During the annual World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi each January, some of the world’s brightest students and young professionals engage in debate and
Each summer, a number of research internships at Masdar Institute are offered for UAE nationals. These internships are open to UAE national undergraduate students who are upcoming university seniors and/or those graduating this year. Students interested in applying for a summer research internship must apply for a specific project. Each project has a list of tasks and a recommended academic major required for the research.All internships for 2014 are now filled. Projects available for the summer of 2015 will be listed in February 2015. Benefits On-campus housing at Masdar Institute Monthly stipend Valuable research and professional experience Eligibility UAE nationality Current university junior or senior Major in science or engineering GPA of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0
“Ektashif” is a one-week ( 22 - 27 June 2013) residential program for 20 undergraduate students to discover cutting-edge research in renewable energy, sustainability and the environment. Ektashif brings together talented UAE Nationals from various universities to participate in exciting hands-on labs conducted by Masdar Institute faculty. ObjectivesRaise students’ awareness of current energy and sustainability issues;Increase students’ knowledge and interest in renewable energy, sustainability, and scientific research through hands-on labs;Encourage students to consider conducting further research in clean energy and sustainability;Inspire students to pursue a graduate program in science or engineering at the Masdar Institute;Develop
DEAN'S MESSAGE STUDENT INFO ACCREDITATION UPDATES CONTACTS Dean of Academic Programs, Professor Youssef Shatilla Greetings from the Office of Academic Programs (OAP) and a warm welcome to you as you embark on your graduate career at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. The Office of Academic Programs is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The Institute offers Masters and Doctoral programs in engineering disciplines with a focus on advanced energy and sustainable technologies. The quality of graduate programs administered by the Office of Academic Programs is reflected in the recognition received by its students and faculty. The OAP serves as the administrative point of contact to monitor quality and coordinate the overall academic operations.