Research and Development


Masdar Institute is an independent, graduate-level research university dedicated to advancing renewable energy and sustainable technologies. Anchored by highly specialised labs and a world-class faculty, students at the institute are engaged in the following studies:

Research Themes

  • Water, Environment and Health
  • Energy Systems
  • Micro-systems and Advanced Materials

Project Areas

  • Biomass-derived fuels
  • Smart-grid applications
  • Saltwater desalination
  • Energy-efficiency technologies