PhD Students in the Global PhD Student Fellowship undertake most of their coursework in New York and conduct their research in Abu Dhabi. This enables each student to engage in formative study with an entering cohort of students, and take advantage of NYU’s world-class resources. Get more information about the Structure and Schedule for PhD Students in the Global PhD Student Fellowship.[/vc_column_text]
The department is engaged in fundamental as well as applied research. In line with the vision of the UAE government, the department focuses its research mainly on sustainable energy and water treatment technologies.
In addition, the faculty and students are continuously engaged in applied research in the areas of process systems engineering, energy integration, catalysis and reactor design, separation processes, water treatment and remediation technologies, adsorption, nano-fluids, advanced energy materials, computational fluid dynamics, atomic and molecular simulations, machine learning etc.
NYU’s agreement with the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to create NYU Abu Dhabi is the outcome of a shared understanding of the essential roles and challenges of higher education in the 21st century: a common belief in the value of a liberal arts education, concurrence on the benefits a research university brings to the society that sustains it, a conviction that interaction with new ideas and people who are different is valuable and necessary, and a commitment to educating students who are true citizens of the world.Read More