Hear from the following internationally-acclaimed speakers:
Nada Al Bedwawi became the first UAE female Olympic swimmer to compete at the Olympics after she received a wildcard entry to the 50m freestyle. She is also a student at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Nina Tandon is an American biomedical engineer. She is the CEO and co-founder of EpiBone, the world's first company growing bones for skeletal reconstruction.
Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh has been active in Government service and an interpreter for the Presidents of the United Arab Emirates since 1968. He is currently the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation at the Foreign Ministry and the Cultural Advisor at the UAE Presidential Court.
Dr. Atala is a leader in the field of biotechnology and tissue engineering that allows him to grow human organs for transplant.
Naveen Jain is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. His company Moon Express is the only company to have permission from the US government to leave Earth's orbit and land on the moon.
Dr. Aubrey de Grey is one of the world’s leading biomedical gerontologists who believes human beings could one day live to 1,000 years old.
Dr. Dava Newman is a global leader in aerospace biomedical engineering with a specialty in advanced space suit design.
Dr. Ellen Stofan is one of the world’s foremost space scientists and an expert in extra-terrestrial geology, particularly on Mars, Venus, and Saturn’s moon Titan.
Immerse yourself in the magical sound of the Oud, masterfully played by Abu Dhabi-based artist Faisal Al Saari
Be mesmerized by Sherif El Moghazy, aka Music From Steel - one of the only Arabic handpan players in the Middle East
Award-winning Palestinian actor and writer Dana Dajani delivers an abstract performance with Aaron Kim called Type Two Error
Miami Band are a popular Kuwaiti Boy Band in the Middle East , with number one hits and albums.
Chill out to this Dubai-based funk reggae neo-soul R&B band
Relax to singer/songwriter Andrew Armstrong indie-rock/indie-folk tunes
as you stroll through NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus with food offered by:
Freshly prepared juices and smoothies, packed with nutrient-rich options such as superfoods and protein powder
Boon Coffee offers premium green and roasted Arabica coffee from Ethiopia
Experience fresh Emirati cuisine
Sample homegrown culinary delights from this UAE-born outlet
Intucca is a new word in the world of quick and healthy food, presenting a healthy alternative to conventional fast food
Authentic, fresh, gourmet food and desserts directly from Southern California
Feast on great tasting shawarmas and alternative bites from this UAE-based brand
through the challenges facing our planet and discover what some of the world’s greatest minds are doing about them
Experience how Hyperloop One is set to revolutionize travel
Explore the world of making in a collaborative and creative environment
Creative Robotics provides a fun environment for students to come and develop the skills that will make them a 21st century learner
Experience Microsoft HoloLens, the first self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you
Ever wondered what it would feel like to be old? The age simulation suit GERT offers users the opportunity to experience the impairments of older people
Learn how to make a 3D hologram using a smartphone and basic household materials
Experience outer space in this portable planetarium
Design, build and test your own version of a human circulatory system and discover how the systems in your bodies work and what makes them successful
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