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Academic Program

Masdar Institute's academic programs are closely linked to cooperative program research projects for synergy.


Master of Science

Master of Science degree programs at Masdar Institute are housed in four academic departments:

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
Under this department headed by Dr. Hatem Zeineldin are the following academic programs:

  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Microsystems and Computing and Information Sciences

Department of Engineering Systems and Management (ESM)
Under this department headed by Dr. Mohammed Omar are the following academic programs:

  • Engineering Systems and Management
  • Sustainable Critical Infrastructure

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME)
Under this department headed by Dr. Rashid Abu Al-Rub are the following academic programs:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
Under this department headed by Dr. Mohammad Abu Zahra are the following academic programs:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Water and Environmental Engineering

MIT faculty review the quality of theses produced under the Masdar Institute Master of Science degree programs and Masdar Institute graduates receive a certificate jointly from MIT and MI in addition to their diploma from Masdar Institute.


Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program

Masdar Institute has received initial accreditation from the Commission of Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.  It currently has more than a hundred students enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Engineering Program.

A subset of Masdar Institute Ph.D. students will have an MIT faculty member on their Research Advisory Committee.  In addition a small subset of these Ph.D. students may come to MIT under the auspices of the  "MI/MIT Ph.D. Student Exchange Program for one Academic Semester at MIT."

 

For more information on all of Masdar Institute's programs, visit:
http://www.masdar.ac.ae/programs/departments

 

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