Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Type: Organization
Name: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 6 reports

Masdar Institute, Tadweer sign research agreement

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Tadweer, the Center of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi (CWM), have signed a two-year research agreement focused on improving the process for the production of biodiesel from waste cooking oil (WCO).The research ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Masdar Institute Students Gain Exclusive Professional Experience through JICE Summer Internship Program in Japan

August 26, 2014Japan’s focus on energy-efficient technologies, clean energy sources, sustainable public transportation systems, smart communities, and an advanced infrastructure that can withstand natural disasters had a strongly impact on the students ... [Published NewsLineME.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nanofluids and the sun: Illuminating the way to clean energy

The sun is an attractive source of renewable energy, yet we use hardly any of it. In 2010, just 17 terawatts of solar energy was harvested worldwide – less than 0.02% of the amount available.Despite the sheer magnitude of energy available, solar energy ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Are you ready for autonomous vehicles?

The self-driving car. What, if anything, in recent memory, has caused so much gnashing of teeth among petrolheads, so much furious tapping away at keyboards? Those who enjoy the rush of a perfectly judged apex and the joy of a lively throttle fear that ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Masdar Institute students gain exclusive professional experience through JICE Summer Internship Program in Japan

Japan's focus on energy-efficient technologies, clean energy sources, sustainable public transportation systems, smart communities, and an advanced infrastructure that can withstand natural disasters had a strongly impact on the students from Masdar ... [Published UAE Interact - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Masdar’s role in renewable energy in focus

Masdar’s role in the development and deployment of renewable energy and clean technology in the UAE and globally was the focus of a briefing to US Congressional delegates recently.The delegation of eight representatives from the US Congress visited Masdar ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Masdar Institute and TU Dresden present 20 technical papers on 3D stacks of integrated chips in Dresden

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and Technische Universitat Dresden (TU Dresden) in Saxony, Germany, announced that research ... [Published UAE Interact - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

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

Boeing environmental strategy director Julie Felgar and Masdar Institute bioenergy research director Alejandro Rios G. to discuss breakthrough research in sustainable biofuel for commercial aviationSouth by Southwest Eco ( SXSW Eco ), a conference connecting ... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Delegation from Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh visits Masdar City

Home News Article AAug 21 2014 ABU DHABI, 21st August, 2014 (WAM)--Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh and delegation accompanying him visited Masdar City today. They met senior members of Masdar City?s management, ... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

India seeks close collaboration with UAE in clean energy

ABU DHABI: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, sought a close collaboration between the UAE and India in the field of renewable energy and sustainability.Chouhan, who is heading a high-power delegation ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Masdar Institute: How Abu Dhabi’s waste can help energy and farming

Abu Dhabi produces almost a million tonnes of municipal solid waste every year, as well as a considerable amount of garden, agricultural and industrial waste.As the emirate develops and grows, there’s only going to be more. Much of this waste ends up ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Driverless cars' green light, SmartBell and hearing aid: this week in tech | Technology

A driverless electric pod car, shown at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Bloomberg/ The designated driver question could soon be a thing of the past, as the government has greenlit the testing of self-driving cars ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 03 2014]

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...immensely important for scalable, environmental and renewable solutions," said Dr Eid Al Olayyan , chief executive officer of Petrixo Oil & Gas . "UOP's green fuels technologies are proven refining solutions that produce high-quality products compatible with petroleum-based fuels."
Eng. Faris Fahed Al Munaiei, projects and facilities department director at Tadweer, said, "Abu Dhabi produces an estimated 20 kg per capita WCO annually. Processing and reusing WCO as fuel is an environmentally friendly and efficient energy solution that can contribute up to 5% of sustainable energy needs by 2020.”"
"The agreement with Masdar Institute will achieve this objective by tapping the research-based institution’s knowledge resources, and hoped that the combined initiative will lead to the development of new technologies that will help the UAE and the world meet clean energy goals and objectives" he added
"Some prefer that they study aboard because they will get a better experience and they will get to see the world. It all depends on cost and choice.”"

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HONEYWELL : Petrixo selects UOP technology [Published 4 Traders - Sep 01 2014]
Masdar Institute, Tadweer sign research agreement [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 01 2014]
Masdar, Tadweer to research biodiesel productio... [Published UAE Interact - Sep 01 2014]
Masdar Institute, Tadweer sign research agreement [Published Arab News - Aug 31 2014]
Masdar institute inks biodiesel research deal [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 31 2014]
Masdar Institute and Tadweer sign research agre... [Published AME Info - Aug 31 2014]
Masdar, Tadweer in deal for waste cooking oil c... [Published Emirates247 - Aug 31 2014]
Masdar Institute Students Gain Exclusive Profes... [Published NewsLineME.com - Aug 31 2014]
Nanofluids and the sun: Illuminating the way to... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 30 2014]
Which university to go for - UAE, UK, Canada or... [Published Emirates247 - Aug 30 2014]
Are you ready for autonomous vehicles? [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 28 2014]
Masdar Institute students gain exclusive profes... [Published UAE Interact - Aug 27 2014]
MI students praise Japan internship [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 26 2014]
Masdar’s role in renewable energy in focus [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 25 2014]
US Congressional Delegation Visits Masdar City [Published Dubai PR Network - Aug 25 2014]
US Congressional Delegation Visits Masdar City [Published Zawya.com - Aug 25 2014]
Masdar Institute and TU Dresden present 20 tech... [Published UAE Interact - Aug 25 2014]
Madhya Pradesh CM leads delegation to Masdar City [Published Khaleej Times - Aug 25 2014]
Masdar Institute and TU Dresden present 20 tech... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 24 2014]
SXSW Eco Announces Biofuel Experts from Boeing ... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Aug 22 2014]
India seeks close collaboration with UAE in cle... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 22 2014]
Delegation from Central Indian state of Madhya ... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 21 2014]
Delegation From Central Indian State Of Madhya ... [Published Abhu Dhabi City Guide - Aug 21 2014]
Masdar Institute: How Abu Dhabi’s waste can hel... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 16 2014]
Kendrick White: “Proof-of-concept centers shoul... [Published Marchmont.ru - Aug 14 2014]
POWER-GEN and WaterWorld Host Tours of Abu Dhab... [Published Construct Arabia - Aug 07 2014]
Following biological clues to better materials [Published MIT News feed - Aug 04 2014]
Driverless cars' green light, SmartBell and hea... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 03 2014]
Airships carry us back to future [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 02 2014]
Bagnodesign solutions adorn Palazzo Versace [Published Gulf Construction Worldwide - Jul 31 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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