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  • A Decade of  Sustainability  in Chemistry

    A Decade of Sustainability in Chemistry

    Ten years ago, a triumvirate comprised of academia, government and industry formed a partnership dedicated to developing environmentally friendly routes to chemicals using natural systems. To mark the stellar success of the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing of Macromolecules at NYU-Poly, the center’s director presented a plaque to founding sponsor BASF.

  • 3  Generations of Shapiros Engineering New York

    3 Generations of Shapiros Engineering New York

    Jay Shapiro ’77ME has engineering in his genes. When his grandfather, Charles Shapiro ’29ME ’32CE, started his engineering company in 1946, little did he know he was laying the groundwork for what would become a three-generation dynasty of Poly-educated engineers.

  • Linda Jacobs Retires from NYU-Poly Board

    Linda Jacobs Retires from NYU-Poly Board

    Linda K. Jacobs is former president and board chair of the Near East Foundation, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to urban and rural development in the Middle East and Africa. She is also the founder and sole trustee of the Violet Jabara Charitable Trust.

  • Learning the Ins and Outs of BIM

    Learning the Ins and Outs of BIM

    The teens were among 21 high school students from the New York City metropolitan area who spent four weeks in an intensive summer program learning about Building Information Modeling (BIM).

  • Keeping Our Promise

    Keeping Our Promise

    NYU-Poly’s 2011 Promise Reception was held on June 15, 2011, at historic Skylight One Hanson in Brooklyn. This cocktail reception celebrated giving to the Institute and highlighted student scholars and their innovative research. This year’s honoree was Christine Ianuzzi ’87 ’94, president, Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association. 

  • Alumni Association Seeks Nominations for International Board of Directors

    Alumni Association Seeks Nominations for International Board of Directors

    The Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA) is currently seeking the nomination of qualified alumni to be considered for leadership positions on it's International Board of Directors.

  • NYU Alumni Travel: West Africa and Borneo featured in NYU Alumni Connect

    NYU Alumni Travel: West Africa and Borneo featured in NYU Alumni Connect

    As economies in Africa and Asia grow, natural sites become targets for development. Tourism, done right, can be a way of balancing preservation while attracting economic benefits. By Ian Duncan (GSAS '12)

  • 2011 Promise Reception Showcases Student Research

    2011 Promise Reception Showcases Student Research

    The historic Skylight One Hanson in the heart of Brooklyn set the stage for the 2011 Promise Reception on June 15. The cocktail reception celebrated giving to the Institute. To celebrate philanthropy to the Institute, donors were able to meet with scholarship and grant recipients.

  • Dianne Rekow Installed as IADR’s 88th President

    Dianne Rekow Installed as IADR’s 88th President

    Provost Dianne Rekow was installed as the 88th president of the International Association for Dental Research, in San Diego.

  • ME Students Compete in Eco-Car Marathon

    ME Students Compete in Eco-Car Marathon

    For their yearlong senior project, six seniors in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program labored to perfect a composite-bodied urban concept car to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon in Dallas.