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Integration-System On Chips

Masdar Institute Hosting International Conference On Very Large Scale Integration-System On...

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a research-driven graduate-level institution focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that it is hosting...
desalination

Research To Accelerate Development Of High-Efficiency Graphene-Based Membranes

Masdar Institute today announced a research breakthrough that provides valuable insights on the development of optimized graphene-based membranes, which aim to make water filtration...
battery

New Fast-Charging Flow Battery Aims To Advance The State-Of-The-Art In Energy...

Masdar Institute researchers have engineered a novel non-aqueous low-cost flow battery equipped with fast-charging that is able to charge itself in half the time...
solar cell

Collaborative Solar Cell Research Achieves Masdar Institute First in Leading Scientific...

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, a research‐driven, graduate‐level university that is part of the Khalifa University of Science and technology, today announced...
Desalination

Self-Cleaning Membranes For Sustainable Desalination

Masdar Institute Research Team Leverages Advanced Nanofibers and Membrane Fabrication Know-How to Develop Two Kinds of Membranes that Can Clean Themselves
desalination

Self-Cleaning Membranes For Sustainable Desalination

An advanced water treatment membrane made of electrically conductive nanofibers developed at Masdar Institute was highlighted by Dr. Raed Hashaikeh, Professor of Mechanical and...
Desalination

Masdar Institute-University of Manchester Collaboration Project on Membrane-based Desalination Wins UK...

Awarded Project Applies ‘Wonder Material’ Graphene to Desalination and Water-Treatment Systems for Greater Efficiency Masdar Institute and The University of Manchester (UoM) have announced that...
batteries

Raising the Bar for Membraneless Flow Batteries

Membraneless flow batteries are emerging as a promising kind of low-cost battery for large-scale energy storage. But if they are to achieve commercial success...
fuel

Turning Water into Clean Fuel

A pioneering research project between Masdar Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a step closer to using sunlight to turn water...
Renewable Power

Energy Storage Advances to Support Renewable Power

Continued advances in solar and wind energy technologies coupled with supportive policy frameworks has made solar and wind energy cost competitive on an unsubsidized...
Coral Reef

Remote Sensing Reveals Pristine Undiscovered Reef in Abu Dhabi

While researching how coral reefs respond to different stressors and environmental conditions, Masdar Institute PhD student Haifa Ben Romdhane discovered an unmapped coral reef...
Global Warming

Environmentally-Friendly Refrigerants to Help Reduce Global Warming

This year the UAE has joined more than 100 countries in committing to limit and mitigate climate change by ratifying the Paris Agreement, which...
titanium dioxide

Keeping Surfaces Clean, Anywhere, Anytime

Imagine being able to keep a surface clean, dry, and cool, without expending any energy or taking any particular action. That would mean you...
Innovations

Masdar Institute partners with Korea’s innovative leader KAIST to Present Research...

Faculty from the Masdar Institute and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Asia’s most innovative university, will highlight some of the...
Carbon Nanotubes

Exploring Tiny Technologies with the Biggest Impact

Researchers at Masdar Institute are contributing to solving some of the world’s biggest challenges with the tiniest technologies. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), which are about 50,000...
Nanomaterial

New Nanomaterial Could Pave the Way for More Protective Materials and...

Researchers at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have developed a novel type of “buckypaper” – a thin film composed of carbon nanotubes...
solar cell

New Solar Cell Is More Efficient, Costs Less than Its Counterparts

The following is adapted from a Masdar Institute article by Erica Solomon. The cost of solar power is beginning to reach price parity with cheaper...
sunlight

Sponge Creates Steam Using Ambient Sunlight

How do you boil water? Eschewing the traditional kettle and flame, MIT engineers have invented a bubble-wrapped, sponge-like device that soaks up natural sunlight...
wireless sensors

What’s Wasting Power at Home? Ask Your App!

If you want to save on your monthly electric bill and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions at the same time, you might buy a...
solar absorber

New solar absorber could improve efficiency of solar thermal technology

Masdar Institute-MIT team develops device that harnesses more sunlight, enhancing efficiency of heat production.