Arab Center for the Study of Art
The Center aims to move research and pedagogy beyond the established canons of Art History by investigating the histories and theories of art that are particular to the region from regional perspectives.
Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics
An alliance of faculty and scholars actively involved in research in astronomy, astrophysics, planetary, and particle physics. Their goal is to work toward providing answers to a series of fundamental questions related to the composition and evolution of our universe.
Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID)
The Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) at NYU Abu Dhabi will be a globally recognized research hub that will explore in depth the origins of human behavioral diversity, undertake the development of empirically-informed theories of human behavior, lead their application to public policy, and build capacity in behavioral social science in the public and private sector, locally and internationally.
Center for Cyber Security
A world class cyber security center partnering with key local universities, industry, and government agencies to facilitate cyber security research, education, and practice in the UAE and GCC region.
Center for Genomics and Systems Biology
Providing a nexus for cutting-edge life sciences research in the UAE, with world-class facilities and resources to promote innovative advances in genomics and systems biology.
Center for Global Sea Level Change
The Center for Sea Level Change combines observations and computer models to understand past, and project future, sea-level rise.
Center for Interacting Urban Networks
Developing fundamental research that can be translated into pragmatic ideas for increasing the livability of our cities. The rapid rate of urbanization is putting strain on urban systems and posing new challenges across a multitude of sectors.
Center for Prototype Climate Modeling
Bridging the gap between climate theory, modeling, and observation, with the goal of better understanding fundamental processes in the earth system, and improving our ability to predict future climate.
Center for Space Science
Focused on the study of the the internal structure of the Sun and stars through stellar seismology and modeling. The Center seeks to address the role of rotating convection and large-scale flows in the generation and maintenance of magnetic fields in the Sun and stars.
Center for Stability, Instability, and Turbulence
Instability of dynamics flows and their transition to turbulence are widespread phenomena in engineering, computer science, geophysics, biophysics, and the natural environment. The Center's interdisciplinary research will develop novel enabling technology to deal with this phenomena.
Global TIES for Children
Global TIES designs, evaluates, and advises on programs and policies to improve the lives of children and youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe.
Humanities Research Fellowships for the Study of the Arab World
The NYUAD Institute has embarked on a multi-year research fellowship program in the Humanities. This program aims to help create an energetic, multi-faceted research environment for the Humanities and the study of the Arab world at NYUAD's campus.
Library of Arabic Literature
The Library of Arabic Literature offers Arabic editions and English translations of significant works of Arabic literature, with an emphasis on the 7th to 19th centuries.
Neuroscience of Language Lab
The Neuroscience of Language Lab (NeLLab) brings together complementary research programs in the cognitive neuroscience of language. We aim to integrate linguistics and neurobiology in an effort to uncover the neural bases of language comprehension and production.
Public Health Research Center
The center addresses critical topics for Abu Dhabi in public health science, including diabetes and obesity.
Water Research Center
The Water Research Center (NYUAD-WRC) aims to promote innovative research in water desalination, wastewater treatment, environmental policy, and social issues. The center serves as an interdisciplinary innovation hub for water research where scientific knowledge is transformed into practical solutions.