MBZUAI
Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

Why study at MBZUAI?

MBZUAI offers students a choice of graduate programs in a modern and innovative university setting, located in the thriving capital of the UAE. Combining a contemporary education system and robust curriculum with the rich culture and heritage of Abu Dhabi, MBZUAI offers an experience like no other.

Admissions

All about admissions

At MBZUAI, we offer an array of graduate programs designed for the pursuit of advanced specialized knowledge and skills in artificial intelligence. Our dedicated faculty and staff provide encouragement and guidance to enable you to make the right choices.

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Testimonial

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Faculty Profiles

Professor Eric Xing
Professor Eric Xing President and faculty member Next
Professor Fakhreddine (Fakhri) Karray
Professor Fakhreddine (Fakhri) Karray Provost and Professor Next
Professor Timothy Baldwin
Professor Timothy Baldwin Associate Provost for Academic and Student Affairs, Acting Department Chair of Natural Language Processing and Professor Next
Professor Le Song
Professor Le Song Department Chair and Professor, Machine Learning Next
Professor Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
Professor Abdulmotaleb El Saddik Acting Department Chair and Professor, Computer Vision Next
Professor Sir Michael Brady
Professor Sir Michael Brady Adjunct Distinguished Professor Next
Professor Michael I. Jordan
Professor Michael I. Jordan Laureate Professor and Honorary Program Director LFP Next
Professor Mohsen Guizani
Professor Mohsen Guizani Professor, Machine Learning Next
Professor Mérouane Debbah
Professor Mérouane Debbah Professor, Machine Learning Next
Professor Najwa Aaraj
Professor Najwa Aaraj Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Martin Takac
Dr. Martin Takac Associate Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Fahad Khan
Dr. Fahad Khan Associate Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Shady Shehata
Dr. Shady Shehata Associate Professor, Natural Language Processing Next
Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi
Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi Associate Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Karthik Nandakumar
Dr. Karthik Nandakumar Associate Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Salman Khan
Dr. Salman Khan Associate Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Kun Zhang
Dr. Kun Zhang Associate Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Huan Xiong
Dr. Huan Xiong Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Rao Muhammad Anwer
Dr. Rao Muhammad Anwer Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Hisham Cholakkal
Dr. Hisham Cholakkal Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Muhammad Haris Khan
Dr. Muhammad Haris Khan Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Hang Dai
Dr. Hang Dai Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Bin Gu
Dr. Bin Gu Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Mohammad Yaqub
Dr. Mohammad Yaqub Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Qirong Ho
Dr. Qirong Ho Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Shangsong Liang
Dr. Shangsong Liang Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Min Xu
Dr. Min Xu Affiliated Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Yuanzhi Li
Dr. Yuanzhi Li Assistant Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Zhiqiang Xu
Dr. Zhiqiang Xu Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Pengtao Xie
Dr. Pengtao Xie Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Dr. Hao Li
Dr. Hao Li Associate Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Shijian Lu
Dr. Shijian Lu Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Vision Next
Dr. Gus Xia
Dr. Gus Xia Visiting Assistant Professor, Machine Learning Next
Professor Eric Moulines
Professor Eric Moulines Adjunct Professor of Machine Learning Next

University Calendar

This calendar notes important dates throughout MBZUAI academic year. MBZUAI year is divided into two main semesters – Fall and Spring. Classes are held Sunday through Thursday; weekend days are Friday and Saturday.

Key dates in MBZUAI annual calendar for the academic year 2020/2021 are listed below.

Day Date Occasion

FALL SEMESTER

Sun – Thu 15 August 2021 – 19 August 2021 - Reporting of current and new faculty and academic administrators.
- New Students’ Orientation week.

Sun 22 August 2021 Start of classes.

Thu 26 August 2021 Last day to add/drop courses.

Thu 02 September 2021 Last day to apply for Course Withdrawal/Leave of Absence without penalty.

Sun – Thu 05 September 2021 – 30 September 2021 Supervisors’ selection process.

Thu 07 October 2021 Students’ deadline to submit the supervisor selection form.

Tue 19 October 2021 Official Holiday: • Prophet Mohammed Birthday

Thu 04 November 2021 - Publish the Spring 2022 Class Schedule.
- Deadline to change student’s supervisor for Spring 2022 Semester.

Sun – Thu 07 November 2021 – 11 November 2021 Early Registration for Spring 2022 Semester

Wed 01 December 2021 Official Holiday: Commemoration Day

Thu – Fri 02 December 2021 – 03 December 2021 Official Holiday: UAE National Day

Sun – Tue 05 December 2021 – 07 December 2021 Final exams preparation week.

Tue 07 December 2021 Last day of classes.

Wed – Sat 08 December 2021 – 11 December 2021 Final exams period.

Sun – Thu 12 December 2021 – 06 January 2022 Winter Break for students.

Wed – Thu 15 December 2021 – 30 December 2021 Winter Break for faculty.

Tue 21 December 2021 Grades Announcement.

Sun 26 December 2021 Students’ deadline to submit grade appeals.

SPRING SEMESTER

Sat 01 January 2022 Official Holiday: New Year

Mon – Fri 03 January 2022 – 07 January 2022 Reporting of current and new faculty and academic administrators

Mon 10 January 2022 Start of classes.

Fri 14 January 2022 Last day to add/drop courses.

Fri 21 January 2022 Last day to apply for Course Withdrawal/Leave of Absence without penalty.

Mon – Fri 28 March 2022 – 01 April 2022 Spring Break

Fri 15 April 2022 -Publish the Fall 2022 class schedule

Mon – Fri 18 April 2022 – 22 April 2022 Early Registration for Fall 2022 Semester.

Mon – Fri 25 April 2022 – 29 April 2022 Final exams preparation week.

Fri 29 April 2022 Last day of classes.

Mon – Thu 02 May 2022 – 05 May 2022 Official Holiday: Eid Al Fitr

Sun – Tue 08 May 2022 – 10 May 2022 Final exams period.

Wed 11 May 2022 Start of Summer vacation for students.

Thu 19 May 2022 Grades Announcement.

Mon 23 May 2022 Start of Summer vacation for faculty.

Tue 24 May 2022 Students’ deadline to submit grade appeals.

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Some of the above dates are subject to change. Please contact the Registrar’s Office.

Student Careers

The Student Careers & Alumni Office

The mission of the Student Careers & Alumni team is to empower MBZUAI students and alumni to access AI related learning and employment opportunities by offering a high-quality personalized service.  We will assist our students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and implementing career, education, internship and employment decisions and plans.

The MBZUAI Student Careers & Alumni Portal allows students and alumni to book 1:1 appointments with the Student Careers & Alumni team, register to a range of employer events, information sessions and workshops.  Access is available to a range of career resources including the mock interview experience, AI technical and non-technical interview questions, videos, articles, AI job profiles, AI resume templates and personal branding resources.  Internship and job opportunities with top employers who are seeking MBZUAI students and alumni are advertised on the portal,  allowing our students and alumni to track deadlines in real-time including interview invitations and application status.

Our students and alumni will be able to access a range of employer engagement initiatives both online and on campus including Internship & Career fairs, job interviews, networking events, employer sessions and webinars.  

A range of employability workshops such as networking skills, job search strategies and job interview preparation will be hosted by the Student Careers & Alumni team.  

For more information, please contact:  careerservices@mbzuai.ac.ae

 

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