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Microbial Intruders

World’s First Invasive Species List To Cast Light On UAE’s Microbial...

A Khalifa University faculty member has contributed to the world’s first country-specific checklists of introduced and invasive species – the Global Register of Introduced...
Cancer-Detecting Micro-device

Biotech Research Strengthening the UAE’s Fight Against Obesity-Related Illnesses and Cancer

Khalifa University biomedical engineering faculty are working to address some of the most pressing healthcare challenges in the UAE, linked to the genetic makeup...
gas

Turning Sour Gas Sweet To Meet Growing Gas Demand

The “sweet” natural gas that provides power to nearly all of the UAE’s co-generation power and seawater desalination plants is very different from the...
black powder

Real-Time Detection Of Black Powder In Natural Gas Pipelines Developed To...

A new probing device that uses microwaves to “see” corrosive particles called black powder in pipelines that transport natural gas could help avoid the...
monitoring system

Monitoring Petroleum Pipelines With Smart Robots

More than 7,000 kilometers of steel pipelines crisscross the UAE, transporting the country’s oil and natural gas from wells, to refineries, to distribution and...
magnets

Separating Chemicals With Magnets

A team of researchers at the Gas Research Center (GRC) are working to reduce the high energy costs of industrial chemical separation processes with...
human heart

3D Printed Cells Could Mend A Broken Heart

Soft tissues created with advanced 3D printers in the UAE may soon help mend heart valves, heart vessels, and heart muscles in patients suffering...
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...
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...
algal blooms

Image Analysis Addresses Harmful Algal Blooms

HAB contaminated seafood produce toxic reactions and can be fatal.  Direct contact with HABs can bring about respiratory problems and can cause mass extermination...
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...
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...
Condense Steam

A Faster, More Efficient Way to Condense Steam

Steam-driven power generation may seem straightforward – a liquid is heated, producing steam that turns a turbine, and power is generated. But what happens...