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Making HERStory

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

 

Hacking the Glass Ceiling

BROOKLYN, New York—On July 30, dozens of elite cybersecurity professionals and more than 100 students and mid-career hacker-hopefuls will come together at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering. But this will not be your...

NYU School of Engineering Names Noted Green-Tech Expert Pat Sapinsley Head of Cleantech Initiatives

In a major move to strengthen its entrepreneurial and environmental missions, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering this week appointed Pat Sapinsley, a noted figure in New York City's green-tech community, to head the school’s...

The Jacobs Women: Helping Build a Legacy

The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur, the late Joseph J. Jacobs’s memoir, is dedicated to his wife Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, of whom he wrote: “With a modesty that belies the great woman she is and loyalty that I cannot live...

Empowering the Next Generation: History Becomes HERStory

The Regna Lounge had been transformed into a lively networking space. A photo area was set up for guests to take group shots with light-up wands. A large whiteboard stood, inviting anyone to write a response to the question, “What empowers you...

NSF Grant Aims to Speed Gene Therapy Tool to Market

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Jin Kim Montclare of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering a grant to speed commercialization of an engineered protein and lipid mixture that could deliver nucleic acids into a wide range of...

NYU New Biomatrix Center's Key to Halting Cancer, Healing Wounds: Hyaluronan

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is now the home of the Biomatrix Research Center, located in a new state-of-the-art facility in Manhattan’s Health Corridor. Thanks to a $4.5 million grant from the Endre A. Balazs Foundation, the...

DARPA Contract to Fund Exploration of Hard-to-Find Information on the Web

Juliana Freire, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been awarded $3.6 million by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop methods to locate and...

In Memoriam: Violet Jabara Jacobs

The entire NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering mourns the recent passing of Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, the beloved wife of alum and Professor Joseph J. Jacobs, the mother of Trustee Emerita Linda K. Jacobs, and an enthusiastic force...

Visiting Professor and GovLab Director Beth Simone Noveck Wins Internet Excellence Award from Oxford

Beth Simone Noveck, who directs the Governance Lab (GovLab) at New York University and currently holds the Jerry Hultin Global Network Visiting Professorship at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been given an Internet and Society Award...

Biomedical Engineering Society Honors Professor Flamini

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) awarded New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Industry Assistant Professor Vittoria Flamini the 2014 BME  Innovation and Career Development Award for her work in the biomedical...