Research and Development is a cornerstone of Khalifa University. As the chief research officer of the university, I have the privilege of overseeing the development and implementation of the university’s research strategy, managing the university’s research institutes and centers and managing the administrative departments accountable for research funding, research services, technology management and innovation, research computing and research laboratories.
The research enterprise at Khalifa University aims to achieve both scientific excellence as well as practical impact. I therefore appreciate your engagement with the university’s exceptional faculty, students and research staff as we develop together new ideas and concepts and translate these ideas and concepts into practical applications that benefit the United Arab Emirates as well as the broader global community.
The Office of Research Services manages research grants and contracts funded by government, industry, non-profit, NGO and academic sponsors, and supports responsible grant and contract management.
The University Sponsored Research unit manages internally funded faculty led research in line with the KU’s research strategy as part of the University’s mission to be a leading research intensive institution.
The Research Computing Office currently provides access to two high performance computing (HPC) clusters. Simply speaking, an HPC cluster is a set of computers (nodes) that can collaborate to solve computational problems.
Khalifa University’s Research Laboratories Office provides an environment for increased alignment of research infrastructure investment to the University’s strategic research priorities forits centers as well as individual faculty.
The Office of Technology Management & Innovation is responsible for the protection, management and commercialization of the University’s research discoveries.
Advanced Digital & Additive Manufacturing Center
Advanced Power and Energy Center
Advanced Research and Innovation Center
Center for Biotechnology
Center for Catalysis and Separation
Center for Cyber-Physical Systems
Center for Membranes and Advanced Water Technology
Emirates ICT Innovation Center (EBTIC)
Emirates Nuclear Technology Center
Healthcare Engineering Innovation Center
KU Center for Autonomous Robotic Systems
Khalifa University Space Technology and Innovation Center
Research Center for Digital Supply Chain and Operations Management
Research and Innovation Center on CO2 and Hydrogen
Space and Planetary Science Center
Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium