Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Type: Organization
Name: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

MI, MIT join hands to fund research projects

ABU DHABI: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), announced on Tuesday that it is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to fund four research projects run jointly by faculty members at both institutions.The grants ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Qualities as important as qualifications’

Diligence, teamwork and passion are among the top qualities sought by recruiters Abu Dhabi: Emirati students continue to randomly choose their majors at universities rather than focusing on the requirements of the UAE labour market, experts told Gulf ... [Published Gulf News - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 5 reports

Masdar Institute and ADEC win bid to host 14th Greenhouse Gas Technology Conference in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi (WAM): The Abu Dhabi Education Council, ADEC, and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology yesterday jointly announced that Abu Dhabi has won the bid to host the 14th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technology, GHGT-14, in 2 ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

AjmanTourism delegation visits Abu Dhabi’s Masdar city and institute

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) employees visited Abu Dhabi’s Masdar city and institute as part of an entertainment and educational trip.ATDD delegation, led by General Manager Faisal Al Nuaimi, was received by Sheikha Mahra Bint Khaled Al ... [Published AME Info - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Masdar Institute by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners has completed the Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi, a postgraduate research centre for the state-run renewable energy company. It is the first phase to be built of Foster’s masterplan for a carbon-neutral city, and consists of laboratories, ... [Published IconEye.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

SXSW Eco Interview: Alejandro Rios, Masdar Institute

« Back to Home PageThis post is part of Triple Pundit’s ongoing coverage of the SXSW Eco conference. For the rest,  please visit our SXSW Eco page here .We’ve been following Masdar Institute for some time on 3p, which meant I was particularly pleased ... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 4 reports

iEnergy's new initiative to unlock value of waste

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology’s Institute Centre for Energy (iEnergy) has announced its intention to join several stakeholders to launch a new global partnership in waste management at the fourth Global Green Forum (3GF2014), which takes ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

Ten Masdar students tour Japanese high-tech cities

Abu Dhabi: Masdar Institute of Science of Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced on Wednesday that 10 select UAE nationals from the Young Future Energy Leaders ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Focal Point: Scaling things up

With so much cutting edge architecture in the UAE, sometimes the true sense of scale of a building can be lost in a photograph because the viewer has no frame of reference for such a design. Adding a human element to the frame, as Silvia Razgova did in ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 3 reports

Masdar Institute’s iSmart and regional stakeholders join European Commission to launch Horizon 2020

ABU DHABI (WAM): Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, yesterday announced that the Institute's Centre for Smart and Sustainable Systems ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

The gift of solutions via complementary problems

There are altogether too many problems in the world. They range from “wicked” problems of immense size and complexity, such as global warming, to everyday problems such as where to park the car.Sometimes, though, two problems can be matched in a way that ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Masdar, BP back Arab Innovation conference

Staff Report / 26 September 2014Innovation Spaces exhibition, workshop in focusMasdar Institute of Science and Technology announced that the Institute Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with BP, is a co-sponsor of the Arab Innovation ... [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 25 2014]

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Dr. Fred Moavenzadeh, president, Masdar Institute, said: "The MMIP grants testify to the collaborative partnership we have with MIT that is focused on guiding and inspiring innovation in the UAE. With the support of the UAE leadership, we have ensured the development of an innovation ecosystem in Abu Dhabi, now linked to the robust ecosystem at MIT, to assist local entrepreneurs with early-stage technologies. We believe awarding such grants will help researchers intensify their efforts to obtain solutions that benefit the wider community."
Dr. Fred Moavenzadeh, President, Masdar Institute, said, "This is a win for Abu Dhabi and the U A E that exemplifies our strong conviction in collaborative partnership. With the support of the country’s leadership, Masdar Institute and ADEC have successfully emphasised Abu Dhabi’s research ambitions in pioneering development of sustainable green technologies."
"ATDD higher management is keen on encouraging, motivating and communicating with its employees by every possible means to guarantee their sincere loyalty and stabilise a sense of belonging to the organisation, a matter that would up indicators of job satisfaction" Al Nuaimi said
Commenting, Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of TECOM Investments " Education Cluster, said, "We are delighted to have launched the very first I-UP forum. We hope that the forum will facilitate productive and detailed discussions between a wide range of stakeholders about how to support the growth of the economy through solid educations programmes and practices. We are dedicated to ensure that we play our part in developing the growth of the economy by helping to develop purpose-built educational products and programmes that will develop a skilled workforce capable of supporting the significant growth expected through events and ambitions such as EXPO 2020 and Dubai's ambitions to become the center of the Islamic economy.""

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MI, MIT join hands to fund research projects [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 21 2014]
‘Qualities as important as qualifications’ [Published Gulf News - Oct 21 2014]
Masdar teams up with MIT on research projects [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 21 2014]
Grants awarded for technology-based innovation ... [Published ITP.net - Oct 21 2014]
Four Grants Awarded To Masdar Institute-MIT Joi... [Published UAE Today - Oct 21 2014]
Masdar Institute and ADEC win bid to host 14th ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Oct 20 2014]
Masdar Institute, Adec win bid to host greenhou... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 20 2014]
Masdar Institute And ADEC Win Bid To Host 14th ... [Published Abhu Dhabi City Guide - Oct 19 2014]
Masdar Institute and ADEC win bid to host 14th ... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 19 2014]
Masdar Institute and ADEC Win Bid to Host 14th ... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 19 2014]
AjmanTourism delegation visits Abu Dhabi’s Masd... [Published AME Info - Oct 19 2014]
ATDD employees visit Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City an... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 19 2014]
DIAC and DKV Launches Inaugural Industry and Un... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 19 2014]
ColorCore by Formica Group adds a new dimension [Published Specification Online - Oct 17 2014]
Masdar Institute by Foster + Partners [Published IconEye.com - Oct 16 2014]
Unilever and WRI Partner to Stall Global Defore... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 14 2014]
SXSW Eco Interview: Alejandro Rios, Masdar Inst... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 14 2014]
US student dies in India after falling several ... [Published Squamish Chief - Oct 14 2014]
iEnergy's new initiative to unlock value of waste [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Oct 12 2014]
Masdar Institute’s IEnergy To Launch Global Par... [Published Abhu Dhabi City Guide - Oct 12 2014]
Masdar Institute’s iEnergy to launch global par... [Published WAM.ae - Oct 12 2014]
Masdar Institute's iEnergy to Launch Global Par... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 12 2014]
Masdar announces 20 universities compete in Abu... [Published AME Info - Oct 10 2014]
UAE students visit Japan for smart tech insight [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Oct 09 2014]
Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge to feature teams from... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 09 2014]
Ten Masdar students tour Japanese high-tech cities [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 08 2014]
Top universities worldwide to compete in inaugu... [Published Saudi Gazette - Economy - Oct 08 2014]
Young Future Energy Leaders get insight to Japan [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 08 2014]
Boeing investing in UAE effort as detractors wa... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
Top universities compete head-to-head in Abu Dh... [Published Gulf News - Oct 08 2014]
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Following biological clues to better materials [Published MIT News feed - Aug 04 2014]
In one project, Brad Olsen’s lab seeks to engineer soaps that can be sprayed onto a toxic chemical release and not only wash off the chemical, but detoxify it. In another, he is joining with numerous collaborators to lay the foundations for “sustainable ...
Boeing to Keynote South by Southwest Eco Confer... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 30 2014]
Boeing Environmental Strategy Director Julie Felgar and Masdar Institute Bioenergy Research Director Alejandro Rios G. to discuss breakthrough research in sustainable biofuel for commercial aviation SOURCE: Boeing DESCRIPTION: Julie Felgar, Managing ...
SXSW Eco Announces Biofuel Experts from Boeing ... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jul 23 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today announced that Julie Felgar, Managing Director ...
Petrixo selects UOP Green Fuels technology for ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 10 2014]
UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced that its green fuels process technology has been selected by Petrixo Oil & Gas to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new refinery to be built in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Petrixo will ...
Graduate student Kaitlin Goldstein dies in India [Published MIT News feed - Jun 22 2014]
In an email today to the MIT community, President L. Rafael Reif shared the news that graduate student Kaitlin R. Goldstein has died in a remote region of northern India known as Ladakh. Goldstein, 28, was a fourth-year graduate student in architecture, ...
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