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The Computing and Information Science (CIS) program conducts researches in a wide range of computing technology and applications.  Our program is run by a team of world-class faculty, who. Our faculty publish in the most competitive journals in their fields., and They have made significant impact in areas ranging from smart energy grids and intelligent vehicles, to interactive intelligent systems and social computing.

The Madsdar Institute CIS program benefits from a strong collaborative relationship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), arguably the world's top technological university. MIT faculty members are involved in the design of our curriculum, in the supervision of our doctoral students, and in various joint research projects.

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Masdar Institute offers an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree Program (IDDP) for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. All students granted admissions will be provided full scholarship and access to our world-class facilities as well as the opportunity to work as part-time research assistants during their studies. The scholarship includes 100% tuition fee scholarship, textbooks, laptop, medical insurance, housing, travel expenses, and a cost of living allowanceApply Now

About Masdar Institute

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is the world's first graduate-level university dedicated to providing real-world solutions to issues of sustainability. The Institute's goal is to become a world-class research-driven graduate-level university, focusing on advanced energy and sustainable technologies.