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NYU Abu Dhabi invites submissions for summer research

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This programme will allow full-time undergraduate students of good academic and disciplinary standing to enrol in a number of engineering and scientific placements.

ABU DHABI: NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has opened applications for its Visiting Undergraduate Research Programme, available to undergraduate students from universities across the UAE. Taught by leading NYUAD faculty, the programme will create a platform for visiting students to contribute to unique and innovative research projects in NYUAD’s state-of-the-art facilities.

The Visiting Undergraduate Research Programme provides an opportunity for a limited number of UAE-based undergraduate students to take part in research projects at NYUAD over the summer from June 10 to July 25, 2019. Applications close on March 31.

This programme will allow full-time undergraduate students of good academic and disciplinary standing to enrol in a number of engineering and scientific placements.

Students who enrol should expect to gain on-hands experience in their field of interest and access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities under the guidance of NYUAD faculty supervisors. The programme is also aimed at equipping students to experience the breadth and depth of research within their chosen field.

Engineering projects and positions include:


• 3D Printing in the Construction Industry with Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Borja García de Soto


• Feasibility study on hydrogel patterning with cells with Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jeremy Teo


• Haptic-based Dental Simulation with Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Mohamad Eid


• Research Assistant in Emerging Cyber Security Issues with Director of the Center of Cyber Security Hoda Al Khzaimi


• Research Report on NYUAD's Waste Management with Assistant Professor of Practice of Design Felix Beck


• Surface Passivation of Miniaturised Wearable Biosensor for pH and Ca2+ Ion Concentration Measurement with Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Rafael Song


Science projects and positions include:


• Abu Dhabi Coral Reef Monitoring Programme with Associate Professor of Biology John Burt


• Computational Modelling of Gas and Liquid Separations with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Serdal Kirmizialtin


• Research Assistant in Climate Change with Senior Scientist Ajaya Ravindran


NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and science campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly-selective liberal arts, engineering and science curriculum with a world center for advanced research and scholarship enabling its students to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. NYU Abu Dhabi’s high-achieving students have come from 120 nations and speak over 120 languages. Together, NYU's campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, giving faculty and students opportunities to experience varied learning environments and immersion in other cultures at one or more of the numerous study-abroad sites NYU maintains on six continents.

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