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High-Flying Alumni

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan personally knows more than one Nobel laureate, and his academic posts have, on occasion, allowed him to meet presidents and prime ministers. “They don’t...

How Much Is a Good User-Interface Experience Worth? NYU Tandon Experts Have Some Idea

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) is generally considered the most prestigious such event in the field of human-computer interaction...

Student Earns Teaching Fellowship to Support K-12 STEM Education

Inspiring the next generation of engineers, chemists, and coders starts in the classroom, and that is at the heart of what the NYU Tandon Scientific Outreach and Research (SOAR) program strives to do...

Engineering Students with the “Write” Stuff

Rachael Stark is a prolific writer whose work has appeared in such venues as the New York Post, Big Apple Parent, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and Huffington Post, where she often focuses on the subjects of...

NYU Tandon Students Build an All-Terrain Vehicle from the Ground Up

Last year for the first time in school history, a group of students participated in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja competition. In Baja SAE, as the competition is known, engineering...

Merging Tech with Sustainability: Students Create Study Away Program in Shanghai

In celebration of Earth Day, we take a moment to highlight our students who are working at the intersection of technology, sustainability, and urban environments.  When implementing...

Amazon Computer Scientist Stefano Soatto Disentangles Mysteries of Representation Learning

Stefano Soatto, Director of the UCLA Vision lab, Director of Applied Science at Amazon-AI-AWS (Amazon Web Services), and one of the leaders in the march to pure machine intelligence, spoke to a rapt...

A Treasure of a Trip

Treasure Beach, on Jamaica's south coast, is an idyllic destination that attracts savvy visitors with its tranquil beaches, off-the-beaten-path vibe, and commitment to sustainability. Many...

Faculty Share Latest Research Over Lunch

Before Jörg Schumacher, a visiting professor from Technische Universität (TU) Ilmenau, could begin speaking of his work as a physicist, he needed to address another topic of great interest...

Civil Engineering Students Recognized by National Organization

The entire NYU Tandon community congratulates the members of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams, who were recently cited in a letter of honorable...

Breaking Wireless Boundaries: What a City-Wide 5G Testbed Means to NYU

The National Science Foundation today announced a $22.5 million grant including private partner contributions to New York City and a team of researchers including faculty from the NYU Tandon...

Cybersecurity Lecture Debunks Myths of Field

NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Cybersecurity Lecture Series recently hosted the 10th lecture in its series, which brings together some of the top experts and tech professionals to speak on...

Building Tech for Social Good at HackNYU 2018

If you’ve ever been to a hackathon, you know the excitement that courses throughout the room when teams come together to brainstorm ideas and develop their project. This year’s HackNYU...

Students Prototype the Future through Emerging Media

If you’re looking for the next big idea in emerging media, such as virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) and artificial intelligence (AI), there is no better place to look than universities...

Michael Knox Garners 2017-18 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award

You would not expect a college student to race to an 8 am class in order to get a front-row seat, but such is the devotion that Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Michael Knox inspires...

Renowned Computer Scientist Yoshua Bengio Explains Adversarial Nets

Yoshua Bengio, head of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA), editor of the Journal of Machine Learning Research, and professor at the University of Montreal took to the stage at NYU...

Student-Organized Career Fair Brings Big Names to the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering

On March 26, the NYU Tandon student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), and Associated General Contractors (AGC)...

A Staunch Ally: Professor DuBois Honored for His Advocacy

There has been increased public discourse in recent years about how important it is that underrepresented or marginalized groups gain allies — people in positions of privilege or power who can...

PowerBridgeNY Powers On

PowerBridgeNY, a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)-sponsored proof-of-concept center established in 2013, leverages clean energy innovations that originate in...

Cybersecurity Lab Welcomes First Female Hacker-in-Residence

NYU Tandon’s Offensive Security, Incident Response and Internet Security Laboratory, well known as the OSIRIS Lab, recently welcomed a new hacker-in-residence: Sophia d’Antoine, a Senior...

Tandon Celebrates Women in STEM

Over the past few years, NYU Tandon has made bridging the gender gap central to its mission, and aims to ensure women are equally represented in the student body and in the faculty. This month kicked...

“The Revolution Will Not be Supervised” Promises Facebook’s Yann LeCun in Kickoff AI Seminar

New developments in artificial intelligence (AI), particularly in artificial neural networks, are innovating fields as diverse as financial analytics, health care, and automobiles. In a presentation...

Girls Talk Tech: Encouraging Women in STEM

Dozens of NYU Tandon students and young women from high schools around New York gathered in the MakerSpace last week for the Girls Talk Tech event. Students had the opportunity to meet with...

Five Tandon Teams Move on to Compete in InnoVention Semifinals

On February 28, NYU's InnoVention Society (IVS) announced the semifinalists in this year’s InnoVention competition. As happens each year, Tandon students had a hand in a significant...

Professor Bharat Rao Appointed to Editorial Board of IEEE Engineering Management Journal

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) recently appointed Professor Bharat Rao, who chairs the Department of Technology Management and Innovation at NYU Tandon, to the...

Tandon Student Awarded Highest Honors from National Youth Organization

At the heart of NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s mission is its commitment to creating an innovative engineering environment dedicated to building technology and tools to benefit society, in...

Civil and Urban Engineering Students Reap the Benefits of Numerous Awards and Scholarships

When Elsa Kong took a class in geotechnical engineering with Professor Magued Iskander, who chairs NYU Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering, she was intrigued. So when Iskander...

Latest Faculty-to-Faculty Event Highlighted Research On Making World Healthier and More Sustainable

The Faculty-to-Faculty events at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are aimed at providing the school’s professors with a chance to speak to their colleagues about their latest research and...

Four Alums Share More than a Quarter-Century of Friendship, Growth, and Achievement

If you’ve ever stood in a supermarket checkout line, you might know the guilty pleasure of browsing a celebrity magazine with headlines proclaiming “Where Are They Now?” to find out...

NYU WIRELESS Spotlights Student Research on Recruitment Day

Throughout 2017, NYU WIRELESS had much to celebrate, from marking its fifth anniversary of developing advanced wireless technology since opening the research center at NYU Tandon in 2012, to...

NYU Tandon Gains an Exciting Group of New Faculty Members

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is constantly evolving and growing, and our new faculty members are an important part of that process. Find out more about them and how they're helping us...

The Race Is on for Entrepreneurial Student Teams

For some students, January marked not just the start of a new year but the chance to start a whole new venture. J-Term, as the period between Fall and Spring Terms is called, is a time when ambitious...

Alum Awarded Prestigious Prize in Information & Communication Science

After Erol Gelenbe ’68 graduated with his master’s and doctoral degrees from NYU Tandon, then known as the Polytechnic Institute, he has been no stranger over the years to prestigious...

C2SMART Makes Impact at World’s Largest Transportation Conference

At the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., one of the largest transportation conferences, the Connected Cities for Smart Mobility towards Accessible and...

NYU Tandon’s “Faculty-Engineers in Residence” Program Is Thriving

There are several advantages to being a tenant company in NYU Tandon’s network of Future Labs: office space in the heart of a fast-growing tech hub, access to an exceptionally talented and...

Tandon Professor Heads IEEE Information Theory Society

Information Theory researchers devise fundamental bounds for representing, communicating, processing, and using information, and although it has long been considered part of electrical engineering...

Engineering for Humanity

Adjunct Professor Ron Pennella takes the ethos of placing engineering in service to society — and the concept of hands-on learning — to whole new levels. Last semester his construction...