ABU DHABI-UAE: 9 April, 2020 – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has issued a resolution restructuring the Board of Trustees of Khalifa University of Science and Technology.
His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court, an Emirati businessman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, is Chairman of the Board of Trustees, while Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi is Deputy Chairman. In addition to His Excellency Faisal Bannai, CEO and Managing Director of EDGE, other board members include the Chairman of Government Support Department, CEO of ADNOC Group, Chairman of the Board of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), CEO of Etisalat, Deputy CEO of Mubadala, CEO of Corporate and Human Resources Affairs, and the Director General of Emirates Space Agency. Also on the Board of Trustees are Jeff Simons, Dr Steven Walker and Professor Sir John Auraily. The tenure of the board is renewable every three years.
Established in 2017 through the integration of Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI), Khalifa University of Science and Technology is a world-class, research-intensive institution that seamlessly combines expertise in research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.