The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was built up in 2007 in Abu Dhabi, in a joint effort with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as an autonomous non-benefit graduate level research college concentrated on cutting edge vitality and feasible innovation. The Institute has served to build up the scholarly and human capital of pertinence to the UAE’s information economy change through its top-notch scholastics and research of importance to nearby, territorial and worldwide needs.
In February 2017 MI converged with the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI), to deliver one world-class, look into the serious foundation, to create world pioneers and basic masterminds in applied science and designing, called the Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU).
At KU, Masdar Institute keeps on assuming a basic job in the exploration structure and culture of the college, filling in as an interdisciplinary research unit concentrated on long haul key needs, which connects with a minimum amount of personnel. KU’s maintainability centered research places is principally gathered under the Masdar Institute. As an exploration foundation, MI additionally associates crucial research with the commonsense application through its association with nearby and universal associations, similar to the major sustainable power source and feasible urban improvement pioneer Masdar. The Masdar Institute grounds are likewise now rebranded as the Masdar City Campus of Khalifa University.