Masdar Institute honours first batch of graduates

07/06/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Masdar Institute honours first batch of graduates

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has recently honoured its first ever class of graduates, bringing a new era of science, IT and engineering to the UAE.Students who entered the first intake in 2009 in Abu Dhabi will now go on to work in highly-skilled careers in the emirate and beyond, many of whom have already been recruited by businesses in Abu Dhabi, The National reports.Dr Fred Moavenzadeh, president of the institution told the news provider that not only will residents be able to expand their education and boost the nation's economy, Masdar will also set up research centres.He explained that one example of this is the prospect of creating a centre for energy, technology and policy with the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency, to build energy supply infrastructure in the emirate.Also in the pipeline, Dr Moavenzadeh added, is the construction of a new campus block, which will allow Masdar to take on more students.