Masdar Institute of Science and Technology’s efforts to spearhead technological innovation through research and development (R&D) in sustainability challenges and smart cities were highlighted at the Global Innovation Summit 2015 that was held in Dubai.
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, celebrated its incoming class of Master’s and PhD students during its orientation program.
A Masdar Institute faculty member is advancing science’s ability to capitalize on the transformative potential of enzymes – nature’s chemical catalysts – with a new book on her research of cutting-edge enzyme-based technologies to produce useful chemicals, which is set to be released in December.
Faculty for Masdar Institute’s new advanced space technology and systems Master’s concentration received guidance and coaching from experts from the international aerospace firm Orbital ATK ahead of start of classes in September.
• Approval endorses Masdar Institutes and Yahsat commitment to playing a lead role in the UAE’s Space Projects
• Approval enables Students to start September 2015 ahead of scheduled
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is working to develop a novel innovation that can help address the country’s food, water and energy security concerns, through UAE national graduate student Fatima Al Jallaf’s soil fertility-enhancing biodegradable “microbeads”, which will improve the UAE’s ability to support farming.
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop an innovative energy storage technology that can support renewable energy in the UAE.
Seven months into the UAE’s Year of Innovation, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology students have gained significant grounds in their efforts to support the development of the country’s knowledge capital, with groundbreaking research, academic awards and even patented inventions.
Research by Masdar Institute faculty and graduate students towards creating electronic-photonic integrated circuits (EPICs) was presented at the Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nano Photonics (IPR) conference – the premier and longest-running international meeting dedicated to groundbreaking advances in research and development of integrated photonic and nano-photonic technologies.
A poster on the innovative solar cell research of Masdar Institute PhD student Sabina Abdul Hadi has won the Best Poster Award in the “Light Management and Avant Garde Concepts” category at the preeminent conference dedicated to science of solar cells - the 42nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC-42), which took place last week in New Orleans.