Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision

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MBZUAI is the world’s first graduate-level, research-based artificial intelligence (AI) university. The University aims to empower students, businesses and governments to advance artificial intelligence as a global force for positive progress. 

 Mission, Vision and Strategic Objectives 


Establish and continually evolve interdisciplinary, collaborative research and development capability in the field of AI, while educating students to be innovators and leaders with the breadth and depth of knowledge to grow technology and enterprise in the UAE and globally. 


Drive excellence in knowledge creation and transfer, as well as the use of AI to foster economic growth, while positioning Abu Dhabi as a hub for the international AI community. 


Board of Trustees 

His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Cabinet Member, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Group CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), serves as Chair of the MBZUAI Board of Trustees and is spearheading the establishment of the University. H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber is responsible for overseeing, developing and enhancing strategic geopolitical, social and economic partnerships with several nations. 

Experts from around the world form the University's Board of Trustees, including: 

Professor Sir Michael Brady FRS FREng FMedSci 
Sir Brady is Emeritus Professor of Oncological Imaging in the Department of Oncology of the University of Oxford. He is the author of over 500 articles and 50 patents in computer vision, robotics, medical image analysis, and artificial intelligence, and the author or editor of 10 books. 

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and President of Sinovation Venture’s Artificial Intelligence Institute. Dr. Lee was the President of Google China, and held senior executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple.

Dr. Daniela Rus Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT. Rus' research interests are in AI, robotics, and mobile computing. 

Professor Anil Jain Professor Jain is a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University. His research covers pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric authentication. 

Peng Xiao CEO of Abu Dhabi-based Group 42 Ltd., Peng Xiao is a global technology and business leader with a track record of building breakthrough products, delivering customer successes, and achieving commercial results. 

Academic Departments 

MBZUAI will offer six academic post-graduate programs – three MSc and three at a Doctorate level – in key areas of AI: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and Natural Language Processing. 


MBZUAI faculty come from highly ranked educational institutions and are well known in the field of AI. Faculty members will be provided with a variety of engagements including consultancy and training for government and industry professionals. 


MBZUAI’s campus is located in Masdar City, which is a thriving destination where students, visitors and residents can live, work and enjoy various recreational activities. The campus provides a new model for sustainable living and working. 


Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) strives to establish a strong and advanced research and development ecosystem aligning with the UAE’s leading vision and strategy. This ecosystem is directed by a scientific agenda and governed by a very permissive framework that promotes open research and facilitates ease of access to data for research purposes. This is greatly supported by the ability to pull data from different sectors, the availability of great use cases and the access to an amazing amount of data that make publications possible. 

MBZUAI is building capabilities and establishing an innovative cycle spanning the following: 
• Fundamental research in Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing; 
• Applied research and development by establishing partnerships with governmental entities and industry and focusing on the development of AI solutions to address the needs of the market. 
• Commercialization of the most successful projects 

MBZUAI faculty, students, & alumni will support & enable the key industries and sectors in the UAE's socio-economic plans, e.g. hydrocarbons, retail, transport, healthcare, space. 

Join us at MBZUAI where we connect fresh voices to champion AI, graduate the next generation of AI Leaders and raise community awareness.

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