Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Type: Organization
Name: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Emiratis in Masdar programme

ABU DHABI: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced that its summer research internship programmes for undergraduate students is working to contribute to Abu Dhabi’s human capital development.Dr Lamya Fawwaz, Executive Director, Public Affairs, ... [Published The Gulf Today - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Joint scientific paper by Masdar Institute and MIT wins IEEE EDA Best Paper Award for 2014

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced a scientific paper submitted by a faculty team from MIT and Masdar Institute has ... [Published UAE Interact - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

SXSW Eco Announces Biofuel Experts from Boeing and Masdar Institute as Keynote

/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 of Environmental Strategy ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Verily crowdsources truth amid disinformation

If electronics is the cutting edge of new technology, UK university electronics research is the cutting edge of the cutting edge! Keep up with all the latest electronics-related research and development taking place across the UK.22nd July 2014Verily ... [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Masdar Institute studies what influences UAE climate

Alisha Chandran, Ghouse Basha and Dr Taha OuardaWithout a decent forecast, extremes of weather can be disastrous. Heavy rains can lead to flash floods; droughts can lead to famine. If we know such events are coming, we can prepare, and mitigate the d ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Southampton researchers develop a Wikipedia of fact-checking during natural disasters

Researchers from the University of Southampton have helped to develop a new web application for gathering evidence during natural disasters, which will enable more effective emergency response.Accurate information can be life-saving in extreme situations, ... [Published Universities News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Siemens' office by Sheppard Robson

Seward's Success was a planned city proposed for Prudhoe Bay in Alaska following the discovery of oil there in 1968. The radical plans, commissioned by Tandy Industries of Tulsa, comprised a completely indoor city housed in a bubble dome, connected by ... [Published On Office - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The weather will be variable – naturally

The El Nino effect in the Pacific is well-known by anyone who takes even half an interest in the weather. Less well-known – mainly because its discovery only occurred 15 or so years ago – is the Indian Ocean Dipole. Like El Nino, the IOD involves the ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

How satellites could help to contain oil spills in the Arabian Gulf

There’s a lot of oil in the Arabian Gulf. Not only is about a quarter of the world’s oil produced by countries surrounding our backyard body of water, it also has about 800 offshore oil and gas platforms and 25 major oil terminals that drill and gather ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Masdar postgraduates want to change the world

130 students from 29 countries receive Master of Science degrees Abu Dhabi: Armed with a postgraduate degree from a globally reputed university, many youngsters are too impatient to wait to using their expertise to change the world. “I would like to start ... [Published Gulf News - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

UAE academic hopes invention will land on Mars in four years’ time

Mihai Sanduleanu, a professor at the Masdar Institute, has submitted his ideas for a “self-healing circuit board” to Mars One, a non-profit foundation with the goal of sending long-term settlers to the red planet by 2 ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

UAE’s renewable energy goals depend on skilled workforce

Thilanka Sooriyaarachchi and Dr Toufic MezherWithin the next seven years, Abu Dhabi plans to get 7 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy. Dubai, meanwhile, plans to get 5 per cent of its power from renewables by 2030.These goals will not be ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jun 28 2014]

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...For example, the building's southern end is emphatically functional with four horizontal shades running eyebrow-like above each strip of windows. "It's not very architecturally attractive, but it has one of Foster's buildings right next to it so the question was: does it need to be striking from a distance or does it just need to perform?" says Ardill
...into existing fuel supply chains," said Veronica May, vice president and general manager of UOP's Renewable Energy and Chemicals business unit. "The renewable fuels produced by our technology also offer lower greenhouse gas emissions relative to traditional petroleum-based fuels."
"You have years with more rain than others, you have years that are hotter than others, and that variability we have to model and understand its causes" said Prof Taha Ouarda, who led the research
BP's Chief Scientist, Dr Angela Strank, says: "BP is very pleased to support the analysis of natural resources for Abu Dhabi. Developing a clear technical understanding of the complex relationships between energy, land and water, and visualising these using the innovative Foreseer tool, will provide valuable insights to help policy makers with important decisions."

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Emiratis in Masdar programme [Published The Gulf Today - 21 hours ago]
Masdar Institute's Summer Research Internships ... [Published TVNewsCheck - Jul 24 2014]
Joint scientific paper by Masdar Institute and ... [Published UAE Interact - Jul 24 2014]
SXSW Eco Announces Biofuel Experts from Boeing ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 23 2014]
SXSW Eco Announces Biofuel Experts from Boeing ... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jul 23 2014]
Verily crowdsources truth amid disinformation [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
Masdar Institute studies what influences UAE cl... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 19 2014]
Southampton researchers develop a Wikipedia of ... [Published Universities News - Jul 18 2014]
Is government support needed for bio jetfuels? [Published MRO Network - Jul 17 2014]
Siemens' office by Sheppard Robson [Published On Office - Jul 15 2014]
Green Aircraft Is Ready For Takeoff, But At Wha... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 14 2014]
POWER-GEN Middle East and WaterWorld Middle Eas... [Published Emirates Construction - Jul 12 2014]
Petrixo Selects Honeywell’s UOP Green Fuels [Published Environmental Leader - Jul 10 2014]
Petrixo selects UOP Green Fuels technology for ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 10 2014]
Petrixo selects UOP Green Fuels technology for ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 10 2014]
Honeywell's UOP Green Fuels technology selected... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 09 2014]
The weather will be variable – naturally [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 08 2014]
Surprise pattern in Masdar’s rain model [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 08 2014]
BP supports energy sustainability research with... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 08 2014]
POWER-GEN Middle East and WaterWorld Middle Eas... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 07 2014]
How satellites could help to contain oil spills... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 05 2014]
Gulf should look to solar to power desalination... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - Jul 05 2014]
Masdar postgraduates want to change the world [Published Gulf News - Jul 04 2014]
UAE academic hopes invention will land on Mars ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 04 2014]
UAE’s renewable energy goals depend on skilled ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jun 28 2014]
Masdar awards Degremont contract to build desal... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jun 26 2014]
A risk worthwhile [Published Arabianindustry.com - Jun 25 2014]
MIT mourns researcher, Dr. Kaitlin Goldstein, 28 [Published Boston Globe - Jun 24 2014]
Jogger 'Slides Hundreds Of Feet' To Her Death [Published Heart Radio - Jun 23 2014]
Missing MIT doctorate student dies after fallin... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Jun 23 2014]
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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, ...
Targeting Aviation, Dedicated Energy Crops Take... [Published Pike Research - Mar 10 2014]
In our forthcoming report on aviation and marine biofuels, we forecast that global nameplate production capacity will reach 2.3% of global jet fuel demand.  This is just shy of 2.5 billion gallons of installed production capacity, up from just under ...
Masdar Institute and International Center for B... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Mar 05 2014]
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) jointly announced that they will ...
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