Dr. Muataz Al-Barwani is the Senior Director of the Center for Research Computing at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). He joined NYUAD in February 2012 to establish the center for High Performance Computing (HPC).


Before coming to NYU Abu Dhabi Muataz established the HPC Facility at Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman becoming its’ inaugural manager in 2008. In addition to being a full-time faculty and researcher in the area of computational physics.


He received his bachelors’ degree in Physics from Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) in 1992, a master’s degree in Physics from Brown University (USA) in 1995 and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the University of Bristol (UK) in 2000.