UAE’s Artificial Intelligence university set to open

July 4, 2020

In September UAE’s Artificial Intelligence university MBZUAI will welcome its first students

UAE’s Artificial Intelligence university set to open

The UAE’s first Artificial Intelligence university is set to open in September following a delayed start due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Titled the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), it will cater for both local and international students, who will receive full scholarships, salary and accommodation.  The university is an important component of the UAE’s Artificial Intelligence 2031 strategy.  For example, the MBZUAI recently announced a partnership with Virgin Hyperloop to develop advanced transportation systems in the UAE.

Once open the university will offer both Masters and PhD level courses as follows:

  • Computer Vision (PhD)
  • Machine Learning (PhD)
  • Natural Language Processing (PhD)
  • Computer Vision (MSc)
  • Machine Learning (MSc)
  • Natural Language Processing (MSc)

The university is also forging strong links with China, a key role for Dr. Al Yousuf, Executive Vice President for Outreach and Engagement.

“ It is a privilege to have the opportunity to further contribute to the UAE’s scientific and technology sector through the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence. I look forward to leveraging the capabilities of the University while working with public and private sector entities within the UAE and across the world to find new solutions that will propel global society into an AI-empowered era.” Dr. Al Yousuf, Executive Vice President for Outreach and Engagement

The research projects will be organised around a selection of themes:

– Services and Quality of Life

– Industrial and Manufacturing Technologies

– Future Game Changers

– Sustainability of Vital Resources and Environment

MBZUAI is the world’s first graduate-level, research-based artificial intelligence (AI) university. Launched in October 2019 and located in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, the University aims to empower students, businesses and governments to advance artificial intelligence as a global force for positive progress.  Mohamed bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence

You can learn more about MBZUAI by following this link: www.mbzuai.ac.ae