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Masdar Institute Faculty

Since December of 2006, MIT has vetted more than 5,000 faculty applications, resulting in the hiring of Masdar Institute faculty members listed below. Masdar Institute faculty have diverse backgrounds and received their PhDs from schools in the United States and abroad including Harvard University, MIT, Purdue University, Rice University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Cambridge (UK), University of Porto (Portugal) and University of Waterloo (Canada).

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Khalid Al-Ali Enas M. Nashef
Hanifa Easa AlBlooshi Giovanni Palmisano
Faisal AlMarzooqi Mette Hedegaard Thomsen 
Ahmed F. Yousef
Steve Griffiths
 

Water and Environmental Engineering

Farrukh Ahmad Taha B.M.J. Ouarda
Hassan Arafat Jorge Rodriguez
Hosni Ghedira Marouane Temimi
Shadi Wajih Hasan Lina F. Yousef
Prashanth Reddy Marpu Linda Zou
Annalisa Molini  

 

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Computing and Information Sciences

Zeyar Aung Andreas Henschel
Sid Chi-Kin Chau Talal Rahwan
Jacob Crandall Davor Svetinovic
Khaled Elbassioni Wei Lee Woon
 

Electrical Power Engineering

Amer Al Hinai Jimmy Peng
Mohamed Al Hosani Weidong Michael Xiao
Mohamed El Moursi Hatem Zeineldin
Vinod Khadkikar  

Microsystems

Ibraheem Al Mansouri  Mahmoud S. Rasras
Marcus Dahlem Irfan Saadat 
Clara Dimas Mihai Sanduleanu
Ibrahim Elfadel Jaime Viegas
Anatol Khilo Jerald Yoo
Ammar Nayfeh

 

Department of Engineering Systems and Management

Engineering Systems and Management

Afshin Afshari Alejandro Rios Galvan
Yousef Al Hammadi Toufic Mezher
Behjat Al Yousef Mohammad A. Omar
Ali Diabat Pengyu Zhu
Sameh EL Khatib Andrea Schiffauerova
Lamya Fawwaz Sgouris Sgouridis
Bruce Walker Ferguson I-Tsung Tsai
Abdulla Galadari

 

Sustainable Critical Infrastructure

Khaled Alawadi  
Elie Azar   
Karim S. Karam   
Praveen Maghelal   

 

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Amal Al Ghaferi Adel Gougam
Ahmed D. Al Jaberi Raed Hashaikeh
Matteo Chiesa Mamoun Medraj
Daniel Choi

Mechanical Engineering

Hamid Ait Abderrahmane Mohamed Sassi
Mohamed Ibrahim Hassan Ali Tariq Shamim
Saif Al Mheiri Kumar Shanmugam
Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub Youssef Shatilla
Peter Armstrong Rita Sousa
Nicolas Calvet TieJun (TJ) Zhang
Isam Janajreh

 


Masdar Institute Students

Enrollment has grown from 89 students in 2009 to 420 students in 2015, including 284 MSc students and 136 Ph.D. students.

For the MSc program, the male to female ratio is 52% to 48%, and there is an approximately even distribution of Emerati and international students.

Masdar Institute: The Student Perspective

 


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