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  • Letter from PIAA Officers

    Letter from PIAA Officers

    Dear Fellow Alumni,

  • Robert Prieto '77NE Honored as Distinguished Alumnus at NYU-Poly's 156th Commencement

    Robert Prieto '77NE Honored as Distinguished Alumnus at NYU-Poly's 156th Commencement

    The most prestigious award presented to an alumnus recognizes an individual who has distinguished themself throughout their career and who has made a lasting impact on the world through their application of i2e.

  • Sixty Years as Aeronautical Engineers

    Sixty Years as Aeronautical Engineers

    Eleven graduate alums—all aeronautical engineers and members of the Class of 1951—met at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island in East Garden City, NY on July 16 to celebrate their 60th class reunion.

  • Polytechnic Alumni Elects New Officers and Directors

    Polytechnic Alumni Elects New Officers and Directors

    On May 22, members of the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA) gathered for the association's annual meeting in Pfizer Auditorium. The meeting featured a keynote presentation by Professor Keith Ross, department head and Leonard J. Shustek Chair for Computer Science, titled "The Internet Is Even Less Private than You Think" in which he discussed how P2P communications systems such as Skype can be exploited to track a user's location, file-sharing behavior and other personal information.

  • Coach Barrett Honored By Met Writers Association; Nolan Adams to Coach Men’s Basketball

    Coach Barrett Honored By Met Writers Association; Nolan Adams to Coach Men’s Basketball

    NYU-Poly Head Coach Jimmy Barrett was named Coach of the Year, and Nolan Adams was named head coach of men's basketball for the Fighting Blue Jays.

  • Nobel Laureate Economist Myron Scholes Delivers Lynford Lecture

    Nobel Laureate Economist Myron Scholes Delivers Lynford Lecture

    Scholes, a world-renowned economist and Nobel laureate, is co-originator of the Black-Scholes option-pricing model, the conceptual framework widely used to determine the value of derivatives.

  • Porfiri’s Robotics Enthrall Youngsters at the World Science Festival

    Porfiri’s Robotics Enthrall Youngsters at the World Science Festival

    Maurizio Porfiri, demonstrates the wonders of his robotic fish to children at the World Science Festival in June.

  • Turning Toxic Waste into Greener Cars, Stronger Metals

    Turning Toxic Waste into Greener Cars, Stronger Metals

    Nikhil Gupta and collaborators published a report in the Journal of Metals that supports the use of fly ash as an additive to create lightweight composite metal foams to replace solid aluminum and magnesium in  automotive and consumer product applications.

  • New Research Holds Promise for Gene Engineering and Therapy

    New Research Holds Promise for Gene Engineering and Therapy

    Scientists at NYU-Poly and at the NYU College of Dentistry have discovered a biochemical version of a principle well-known among confectioners. Call it the “peanut butter and chocolate” rule: Sometimes two things work better together than alone.

  • Winning Student Inventors Tackle Medical Challenges

    Winning Student Inventors Tackle Medical Challenges

    Innovation sometimes adds a new dimension to things that are part of daily life. The young winners of the Time Warner Cable Inno/Vention Competition catapulted the century’s-old bandage and the wheelchair into the invention of the future to win top honors.