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Making HERStory

Women of Tandon School of Engineering making breakthroughs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

NYU Tandon Researcher Synthesizes Hybrid Molecule that Delivers a Blow to Malignant Cells

A new hybrid molecule developed in the lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering shows promise for treating breast cancer by serving as a “shipping container” for cytotoxic—or cell-destroying—chemotherapeutic agents. The...

NYU Tandon Professor Named a Rising Star of Chemical Engineering

The American Chemical Society (ACS) named Jin Kim Montclare, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, a 2016 Rising Star. She will receive the award—which is...

Envisioning Gender Equality and Empowering STEM Women

Look around almost any laboratory or technology company, and the statistics are borne out. Although women comprise 50% of the overall labor force, only a quarter of the people working in STEM fields are female. In celebration of Women’s...

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Elza Erkip

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Elza Erkip’s CV includes a long list of noteworthy laurels, including an IBM Faculty Partnership Award (2000), National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2001), and multiple best-paper prizes....

Profiles in Power

It may be Women’s History Month, but at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, we believe in celebrating women in STEM all year round. Whether they’re faculty members, students, or alumni, we salute them for forging a strong and welcoming...

Alum, Catt Small, named Technologist of the Year at Brooklyn Innovation Awards

It was just last September when we reported that Catherine “Catt” Small, then studying for a master’s degree in Integrated Digital Media here, had received the prestigious Generation Google Scholarship, established to help aspiring...

What Do Former Mayor Bloomberg, will.i.am, and a Tandon School of Engineering Sophomore Have in Common?

There are many ways in which to describe Tandon School of Engineering’s Diana Lee Guzman: first person in her family to attend college, aspiring computer scientist and astronaut, and valued employee of NYU’s Center for K12 STEM Education...

Discovering Cybersecurity with Goldman Sachs’ Women Professionals

It is no secret that the tech industry suffers from an acute shortage of women workers, and this survey, commissioned recently by the National Cyber Security Alliance, suggests why: “62 percent of men and three quarters of women globally...

Following in the Footsteps of Anita Borg

“The wave is cresting, and you can ride it,” Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Phyllis Frankl exhorted the attendees at “Girls Talk Tech,” an event organized by Office of Enrollment Management and held in early...

Symposium Shows Women There’s Job Security in Cybersecurity

“If you take one thing away from this symposium, let it be that cybersecurity is hot. We need to improve the pipeline for women.” With these words NYU School of Law Cybersecurity/Adjunct Professor Judith Germano opened the 2015 Career...