Visitors Voted for Winning Photographs at Masdar Institute
Abu Dhabi-UAE: May 15, 2011– The results of the first annual Student/Faculty/Staff Photo Exhibition at Masdar Institute were declared recently, based on 120 votes cast by visitors to the week-long event.
Faculty member Dr. Michael Xiao won the first prize for his photo, “The Return”, followed by student Su Liu for his photo “Beautiful Salalah”. Khasaiba Al Dalal, another student, won the third prize for her photo “Above the Sky”.
The winning photographs were selected from among 18 photographs that were put on display based on the theme “Sustainability Through Your Eyes”. The concept allowed participants to express what living in a sustainable environment meant to them.
CAPTION: Winners of the Student/Faculty/Staff Photo Exhibition (from left) Su Liu, Dr. Michael Xiao and Khasaiba Al Dalal with their photographs.
About Masdar Institute
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (Masdar Institute) was established by the government of Abu Dhabi as a not-for-profit, private graduate university to develop indigenous R&D capacity in Abu Dhabi addressing issues of importance to the region.
In collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Masdar Institute has developed an academic and research platform that articulates its mission and vision according to critical energy and sustainability challenges.
An important characteristic of Masdar Institute is its focus on complex real-world problems that require a multidisciplinary approach for the development of solutions from an integrated technology, systems and policy perspective. This multi-interdisciplinary and integrated approach is supported by the structure of its academic programs and by the emphasis placed on engaging external partners from industry, government, and other academic institutions in collaborative activities.
Masdar Institute offers degrees in:
- MSc Engineering Systems and Management
- MSc Computing and Information Science
- MSc Materials Science and Engineering
- MSc Mechanical Engineering
- MSc Water and Environmental Engineering
- MSc Microsystems Engineering
- MSc Electrical Power Engineering
- MSc Chemical Engineering
- Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree PhD program
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