Masdar Institute ranked first in Best Arab Region Universities

Dr Fred Moavenzadeh, president of the Masdar Institute, said: “We believe this recognition will further motivate our staff, faculty and students to seek more milestones.”

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has been ranked number one in the 2015 US News and World Report’s inaugural Best Arab Region Universities listing of more than 90 institutions across 16 countries.

The research-driven, graduate-level university, focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, ranked top in the Field-weighted Citation Impact list – used to measure the quality of a paper whether published by faculty, post-docs or students. It is one of the most sophisticated indicators of the value of research publishing of a university and enables the comparison of citation impact across subject areas with different publication rates.

Dr Fred Moavenzadeh, president of the Masdar Institute, said: “We believe this recognition will further motivate our staff, faculty and students to seek more milestones.”

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Published: December 7, 2014 04:00 AM

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