The Khalifa University of Science and Technology is an independent entity with its own Board of Trustees that is accountable to the Government of Abu Dhabi for its charter.
The interim senior leadership for the main academic functions of the university are listed below.
Dr. Tod Laursen Interim President
Dr. Arif Al Hammadi Interim Executive Vice President
Dr. Ali Al Mansoori Interim Executive Vice President - Academic Affairs
Dr. Steven Griffiths Interim Executive Vice President - Research
Dr. Bayan Sharif Interim Dean of College of Engineering
Dr. David Sheehan Interim Dean of College of Arts and Sciences