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  • Valerie Cabral Joins NYU-Poly as Director of Alumni Relations

    Valerie Cabral Joins NYU-Poly as Director of Alumni Relations

    Valerie Cabral has been named Director of Alumni Relations at NYU-Poly effective April 16. Prior to assuming this position, she was assistant director for the New York University Opportunity Programs with 25 years of experience working with undergraduate and graduate students from low-income, minority, and immigrant backgrounds.

  • Say It Isn’t So…Rose Emma and Teresina Tam Retire

    Rose Emma Rose Emma, executive assistant to the late President Emeritus George Bugliarello, was given a grand send off by members of the NYU-Poly community at her retirement party in January.

  • NSBE Hosts Annual Reception  During National Engineering Week

    NSBE Hosts Annual Reception During National Engineering Week

    Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Hon’10, president and CEO of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), was the guest speaker for the National Society of Black Engineers’ (NSBE) annual dinner sponsored by the organization’s NYU-Poly chapter.

  • IEEE Elects Research Pioneer President

    IEEE Elects Research Pioneer President

    Peter Staecker ’66 ’70EE, whose work has vastly improved several engineering reliability and measurement processes, has been chosen president-elect of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association. 

  • Letter from the Alumni President

    Dear Fellow Alumni, As the first signs of spring are appearing on campus around “Innovation Square,” there is much happening that I would like to share with you regarding new alumni benefits and inspiring new spaces on campus.

  • i2e Spotlight Series

    i2e Spotlight Series

    Stephanie Mitchko ’87EE, vice president, Interactive Platform Development at Cablevision Systems Corporation, was the first guest speaker in the i2e Spotlight Series in February, sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

  • One in a Thousand  and One

    One in a Thousand and One

    Mario Cardullo’s invention of the RFID—the radio frequency identification device—has earned him a page in history. “1001 Inventions that Changed the World,” a chronological compendium of groundbreaking inventions lists Cardullo among the “greats” who have shaped our world.

  • Judea Pearl Receives Prestigious Harvey Prize In Science and Technology

    Judea Pearl Receives Prestigious Harvey Prize In Science and Technology

    Judea Pearl ’65EE, professor in the Computer Science Department of UCLA and recognized expert in artificial intelligence, was the recipient of the 2011 Harvey Prize in Science and Technology from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology on March 29.

  • Leading the Nation’s Civil Engineers

    Leading the Nation’s Civil Engineers

    Andrew Herrmann ’80CE, the new president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), became interested in his chosen field after building projects as a boy and trying to figure out how things worked. 

  • Louis Alpinieri: Paying It Forward

    Louis Alpinieri: Paying It Forward

    When Louis J. Alpinieri was a high school student in Brooklyn in the early 1950s, a good friend who lived across the street was in college. “I thought high school would be enough,” Alpinieri told his friend. After all, only one of his four older sisters had even graduated from high school, and no one in his Italian immigrant family had gone to college. The friend replied that it was possible to keep going to school—even after college.