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“Masdar Institute has grown tremendously over the past year and has achieved several milestones, including the establishment of various research partnerships with the public and private sector,” s...
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
Masdar Institute provides practicing professionals currently employed in local industries with the opportunity to earn a Master of Science Degree at Masdar Institute while pursuing their professional ambitions. Working professionals are offered the option to enroll in any of the Master’s degree programs on offer on a part-time basis at a given per credit tuition fee, without giving up their employment obligations. COURSE REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS THESIS TOPIC TUITION Practicing professionals are to meet the program admission requirements and are required to meet the same program requirements as all regular graduate students to attain a Masdar Institute Master of Science degree. This includes completion of eight courses - five core courses and three electives, and
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 are offered for UAE nationals. Internships and are open to 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. A list of projects available for the summer of 2014 will be posted in February 2014. BenefitsOn-campus housing at Masdar InstituteMonthly stipendValuable research and professional experienceEligibilityUAE nationalityCurrent university junior or seniorMajor in science or engineeringGPA of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale)IELTS score of at least 6.0 (or equivalent)Letter of
“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.