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  • Keith Ross: Exploring Internet Privacy

    Keith Ross: Exploring Internet Privacy

    Keith Ross can find out who your friends are, where you live, if you’ve traveled recently, and even if you’re sharing files. Ross is the Leonard J. Shustek professor of computer science and department head at NYU-Poly, and along with fellow researchers and students, he has uncovered Internet privacy flaws on major sites like Skype and Facebook. His findings stand to impact hundreds of millions of Internet users around the world, and his work has helped build Poly’s reputation as a hub for Internet privacy research.

  • NYU-Poly Researchers Detect Smallest Virus, Opening Possibilities for Early Disease Detection

    NYU-Poly Researchers Detect Smallest Virus, Opening Possibilities for Early Disease Detection

    Professor Steve Arnold’s research team at NYU-Poly has created an ultra-sensitive biosensor capable of identifying the smallest single virus particle one at a time in solution, an advance that may revolutionize early disease detection and shrink test result wait times from weeks to minutes.

  • Inaugural i²e Gala Raises $625,000 for Scholarships; Honors Time Warner Cable’s Glenn Britt, Philanthropist Paul Soros and Inno/Vention Winners

    Inaugural i²e Gala Raises $625,000 for Scholarships; Honors Time Warner Cable’s Glenn Britt, Philanthropist Paul Soros and Inno/Vention Winners

    NYU-Poly pulled out all the stops on April 6 to celebrate invention, innovation and entrepreneurship—the guiding principle it calls i²e.

  • Reminiscing About the Future

    Reminiscing About the Future

    In late April, alumni representing more than 55 years of Polytechnic's history gathered in Brooklyn to reminisce and reconnect with their alma mater at Alumni Weekend & Back to School Day.

  • Michael Urmeneta Receives Dedicated Alumnus Award

    Michael Urmeneta Receives Dedicated Alumnus Award

    Michael Urmeneta’92ME ’00MG was recognized for his selfless dedication to his alma mater, to fellow NYU-Poly grads and the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA), with the Dedicated Alumnus Award. Urmeneta accepted the award, which is presented annually, during the PIAA Annual Meeting on June 3.   

  • NYU and NYU-Poly Alums Meet in the Bay Area and LA

    NYU and NYU-Poly Alums Meet in the Bay Area and LA

    On May 8, Jerry Hultin, President, NYU-Poly, joined more than 80 NYU and NYU-Poly alumni at a reception at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto, CA.

  • Nectar from the Gods

    Nectar from the Gods

    President Jerry Hultin and over 100 NYU-Poly alumni and guests enjoyed the thrilling bouquet of wines from California’s Sonoma Valley at the first-ever wine tasting reception in Wunsch Hall courtesy of alumnus/vintner Jack Florence ’58ChE.

  • Kenny Leung Pays It Forward with Hands-on Experience

    Kenny Leung Pays It Forward with Hands-on Experience

    When Kenny Leung '92EE graduated from NYU-Poly, he immediately enrolled in a masters program in computer science at Columbia University. It wasn't long, however, before he left to earn an MBA in finance from Pace University, while simultaneously picking up real-world experience working at a financial services company.

  • Computing a New Era in Art

    Computing a New Era in Art

    Words like "pioneering" and "visionary" are often overused. But when you're describing a serial innovator like A. Michael Noll ’71EE – a man who helped bring visual art and digital technology together – it's hard to avoid them.

  • Mamadou Ndiaye: Farm Kid Math Whiz Becomes Top IBM Executive in Africa

    Mamadou Ndiaye: Farm Kid Math Whiz Becomes Top IBM Executive in Africa

    It’s a long way from the remote farming village of Ndioulbete in Senegal, where Mamadou Ndiaye’s parents raised peanuts and corn, to becoming the top IBM executive in his native country.