Dr Behjat Al Yousuf
Executive Vice President for Outreach and Engagement
Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Al Yousuf joined MBZUAI in 2019 as EVP for Outreach and Engagement. Dr. Al Yousuf’s career spans over 30 years of experience in higher education in the UAE. Prior to joining MBZUAI, she was special advisor to the President of Zayed University and acting Vice President (VP) of Zayed University and was the Interim Provost of Masdar Institute. Dr. Al Yousuf served as a member of the UAE Space Agency Board of Trustees to develop the national strategy for space exploration and capacity building. Dr. Al Yousuf is involved with the Zayed Sustainability Prize. She is also a jury member of The Abu Dhabi International Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) award.
Dr. Al Yousuf earned her doctorate in Software Engineering from Reading University in the UK, an MSc in Computing Math from Cardiff University, UK, and a BSc in Computer Engineering from University of North Carolina in Charlotte, USA.