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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...

“Bodies in Motion” Melds Virtual Reality and Motion Capture Engineering with Art

In NYU Tandon’s Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program, engineering students are getting creative with cutting-edge motion capture technology, thanks to a class that pairs Tandon...

NYU Tandon Celebrates Achievements of Our Students and Faculty

Innovation is at the heart of NYU Tandon. Our students and faculty explore how science, technology, and research can impact our community and society through groundbreaking solutions and ideas. This...

Adjunct Professor Dimitrios Konstantakos Honored by ASCE

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering community congratulates Adjunct Professor Dimitrios Konstantakos for receiving the 2018 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award from the American Society of...

From Tandon to Forbes 30 Under 30

“What never grows old?” the editors of Forbes asked rhetorically. “The burning desire of youth to reinvent the world. That ambition and impatience is on full display in our 2018...

Students' Prototypes Take on Virtual Reality, Smart Technology, and Robotics

Each semester the NYU Prototyping Fund supports innovators and budding entrepreneurs from across NYU schools and surrounding universities. Sponsored by NYU Tandon MakerSpace’s Greenhouse...

NYU Tandon Explores Our Future Reality

The NYC Media Lab’s third annual Exploring Future Reality event, held recently at NYU’s Kimmel Center, was jam-packed with discussions from leading executives and faculty researchers,...

A Year's Worth of Wisdom

In 2017 Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan hosted a series of roundtable luncheons, inviting a select group of students who had earned the privilege based on their academic performance, service to the school...

Smart Cities Proponents from Germany Convene at NYU Tandon

Experts in clean energy and smart cities at NYU Tandon have long had a congenial, mutually beneficial relationship with colleagues in Germany. Back in 2014, stakeholders signed a Letter of Intent (...

LIGO Scientist Details History of Gravitational Wave Detection

On September 14, 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and California Institute of Technology (CalTech) made...

NYU Team Triumphs in U.N. Data for Climate Action Challenge

Constantine Kontokosta — Assistant Professor in Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), the Director of the Urban...

NYU Tandon Becomes a Center of Influence in the World of Hardware Security

Almost all of us know the importance of keeping our computer software secure: we realize it would be foolhardy to forego virus protection or respond to an overt phishing scam. Fewer of us, however,...

Lights, Camera, Bakelite!

If you don’t think of chemistry as an exciting enough topic for a movie, you probably don’t know much about the life and work of Leo Baekeland, the Belgium-born scientist who produced...

Urban Dynamics, Autonomous Vehicles, and Civil-military Collaboration at the Latest Faculty Luncheon

Improving Mobility and Transportation with Computer-based Modeling Attendees at the Faculty-Meets-Faculty luncheon held on November 29 were treated to a presentation by Professor of Computer Science...

An Education in Love and Engineering

Kritika Chawla and Aditya Krishan Kaushik each attended Amity University in Noida, a city in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, but while both were interested in STEM, they took totally...

A Timely Talk about Cyber Threats to Our Democracy

On November 16, as many Americans prepared for Thanksgiving, Ed Amoroso — former chief security officer of AT&T Services, advisor to four presidential administrations, CEO of global...

Diversity in STEM Summit Brought an Impressive Array of Change Makers to Brooklyn

In 2014, when Associate Dean of Student Affairs Anita Farrington began dreaming of ways to increase not only the number of underrepresented minorities at NYU Tandon but to stress the importance of...

Alum Joe Amendolara Shares His Path to Success at Dean’s Roundtable

“Passion, perseverance, and problem-solving. These are the words that I live by,” Joseph Amendolara (‘72), president of Electrotech Service Equipment Corporation, shared with the...

New Artificial Intelligence Research Institute Launches

On November 15, New York University celebrated the launch of the AI Now Institute, a new research center that will study the social implications of AI (artificial intelligence), machine learning, and...

Celebrating Tandon’s Storied History in Aviation

Last spring, a team of students from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering competed in the Society of Aerospace Engineers (SAE) Aero Design Competition, placing 15th out of 40 teams...

Closing the STEM Gender Gap Is a Team Effort at NYU Tandon

When alumni from past years return to Brooklyn to visit NYU Tandon, some of the reactions are predictable. Those who attended before 1969, when the Myrtle Avenue Elevated was demolished, marvel at...

In Memoriam: Michael Greenstein

There were many admirable things about Industry Professor of Technology Management and Innovation Michael Greenstein, from his deep commitment to the School of Engineering to the individual attention...

Summit Highlights Bright Future for AI in NYC

Following its first-ever and highly successful AI (artificial intelligence) Summit in April, NYU Tandon’s Future Labs celebrated the rapid growth of AI technology and companies in New York City...

Julian Togelius Named Editor of Prestigious IEEE Journal on Games and AI

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computational Intelligence Society recently announced that NYU Tandon Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Julian...

Future Cyber Heroes

In a weekend filled with excitement, fun, and learning, it’s hard to pinpoint just a few highlights. By the time the 14th annual New York University Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games...

Celebrating Veterans Well beyond Veterans Day

Although November 13 dawned with somewhat grey and gloomy skies, the atmosphere at the opening of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s newest enterprise was anything but. The cold and drizzle...

“Eccentric Engineering” on Display at The Glass Room, London

If you found yourself strolling down London’s iconic Charing Cross Road in the last month or so, you might have taken notice of an unusual shop. The gleaming glass-fronted space appeared to...

Constantine Kontokosta Is on the Frontlines of Using Data for Good in Cities

Constantine Kontokosta — Assistant Professor in Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), the Director of the Urban...

Driving Progress: Students Excel at the Forbes Idea Incubator Challenge

More than 111 million people watched the New England Patriots triumph over the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI this past February. Chances are good that many of them were fighting back tears in...

Tandon Team Helps Solve NYC’s Traffic Woes

If you have ever been stuck on a Manhattan street behind a massive truck, double-parked as its driver ferries an endless stream of cartons into a supermarket, you might feel you can vouch for the eye...

What's New at CSAW'17

Excitement is mounting in the days leading up to Cybersecurity Awareness Week (CSAW) 2017, with a jam-packed conference set to take place here in Brooklyn and at satellite locations around the world...

Tandon Students Merge Healthcare & Tech to Win NYU Healthcare Makerthon

Four teams featuring students from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering won the 3rd Annual NYU Healthcare Makerthon, garnering over $10,000 in prize money to fund their innovative ventures. The...

NYU Tandon and C2Smart Host TransportationCamp NYC

On October 21, engineers, planners, students, and technology experts gathered at NYU Tandon’s Brooklyn campus for the 2017 TransportationCamp NYC. The annual “unconference,” which...

Our Engineers Remember Superstorm Sandy and Its Lessons

Five years ago Sandy swept the entire seaboard of the U.S., saving its worst for the coastal areas of New Jersey and New York. Seawater from the surge filled streets and subway tunnels, and water...

Celebrating a Stellar Life and Career: Remembering Jay Greene

To people who knew and loved him, Jay Greene’s ('64) appearances on the History Channel and in other media outlets were far from the most impressive thing about him. No screen could really...

Tandon Student Discovers Life as an Engineer

On a sunny day in August, Carmen Chen spent her morning busily archiving files and entering construction cost data into spreadsheets. Next up was her weekly lunch with coworkers, followed by a trip...

Allan Goldstein Hailed as an Innovator by the Chronicle of Higher Education

It’s been a banner few years for Senior Lecturer Allan Goldstein, who teaches Disabilities Studies to aspiring engineers seeking to create new adaptive technologies and human-centered...

Honoring Rudolph Marcus, a Nobel-Winning Professor

When Rudolph Marcus was called upon to pen an autobiographical statement after winning the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, he described a fortuitous encounter at a 1951 American Chemical Society...

First-Class Innovators

At an engineering school focused on creating tomorrow’s technology solutions today, you would expect innovation to be a watchword. Indeed, the research being conducted in Tandon labs is...

Students and Alumni Share their Passion for Sustainable Design

“Back when I was at Tandon earning my master’s degree in environmental engineering, I was unaware of the possibilities of studying Sustainable Urban Environments,” alumnus Olabisi...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Lasts All Year Long at Tandon

According to the calendar, it’s time to honor National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but here at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, we focus on cybersecurity every...

Visionary VR/AR projects from Tandon community featured at NYC Media Lab Summit

With virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) readily becoming the future of tech, NYU Tandon students are already forging ahead on that path. Their visionary projects, prototypes, and ideas were...

Professor Brain Discusses Machine Learning and Bias: The Story of the Enron Email Archive

NYU Tandon industry assistant professor Tega Brain of the Department of Technology, Culture and Society (TCS) co-hosted an event at the New Museum in response to her project, The Good Life — a...

New Career & Tech Talk Series Features Top Industry Professionals

Aimed at exposing students to potential career paths with their NYU Tandon degrees, the new Career & Tech Talk Series brings prominent industry professionals to speak on current trends and...

Tandon Researcher Engineering Antidotes to Chemical Weapons

Chemical weapons and other toxic agents including pesticides pose a serious health threat worldwide, whether they are deliberately released or emitted by accident from industrial chemical operations...

Dean Sreenivasan Talks Tandon History, His Work as a Physicist, and What Scientific Phenomena Can Teach Us about Life

On October 10, members of Tandon’s staff and faculty were invited to a “Chat and Chew” session, hosted by the school’s Office of Human Resources. While previous events...

Alum with Renowned Career in Telecommunications Presides Over Dean’s Roundtable

Ed Knapp (EE ’85) knows a thing or two about mobility; it’s been a repeated theme in his life and career. Now the Chief Technical Officer of the American Tower Corporation, Knapp has also...

Celebrating New Faculty and Esteemed Women Leaders at Tandon

While presiding over a welcome reception last month, Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan offered sage words of wisdom for engineering faculty at NYU Tandon. An educator himself for more than 35 years, he...

In Memoriam: Carl Nelson

The entire NYU Tandon community mourns the passing of Professor Carl Nelson, who most recently taught undergraduates in the Department of Technology Management and Innovation. His courses,...

Student Leaders Brainstorm Ideas for an Accessible Future

At the recent Design for America (DFA) Leadership Studio, 106 students from DFA university chapters across the U.S. — including four student leaders from the DFA NYU studio — converged to...

Re-Engineering the Fashion World with 3D Printing

On September 14, the worlds of fashion and tech intersected at NYU Tandon’s MakerSpace, where you could see a display of little black dresses and unique accessories that would not have been out...

NYU Tandon Wins $1 Million Competition for Smart Gun Design

A student team at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering has won the Smart Gun Design contest funded by Borough President Eric Adams. The $1 million grant was issued to the school to as a capital...

Honoring Latinx Heritage Month at Tandon

Like Brooklyn itself, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is a diverse and welcoming place: consider that the incoming Class of 2021 is comprised of students from more than 40 countries. That...

Re-envisioning the Museum for Visitors of All Abilities

When R. Luke DuBois, professor of Integrated Digital Media (IDM) at NYU Tandon and co-director of the NYU Ability Project, met Caroline Baumann, the director of the Cooper-Hewitt, an arm of the...

Tandon Remembers

On September 11, 2001, six of our alumni were killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. We remembered them shortly thereafter in the pages of Cable magazine, and we continue to...

Researchers Show How Syntactic Foams can be Produced for Cars and Consumer Goods

Syntactic foams — strong, exceptionally light materials made of plastic perfused with hollow microspheres — are used in everything from buoys and boat hulls to soccer balls and solid...

Want to Start a Tech Business? With I-Corps, You Can

Back in July, when Chandrika Tandon, Chair of the Tandon School of Engineering’s Board of Overseers and Vice Chair of the NYU Board of Trustees, told the first group of participants in NYU...

A Robust Pipeline to STEM

Jemima Costanza is now on a pre-med track. Maeve Farrell has set her sights on a career at a major research university. Edward Huang and Vicente Gomez are studying computer science as undergraduates...

New York’s Newest Veteran Entrepreneurs

After World War II, the country saw a boom in the number of businesses started by veterans, with some sources estimating that half of all those returning home from military service launched their own...

Meet the Newest Members of the Tandon Family

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

Welcoming the Class of 2021

On August 28, Tandon welcomed its newest cohort of freshmen – the aspiring engineers, scientists, and technologists who make up the Class of 2021. This year's Convocation ceremony was...

Summer Programs Train Teachers in Engineering and Robotics

“I always want to expose my students to the latest innovations in STEM, and the only way I can keep them abreast of what’s going on is if I know it myself,” Sherrlyne Gilles said....

Students Aim Engineering Skills at Gun Safety

Two student teams from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have been selected as finalists in the $1 million challenge issued by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams to design smart-gun...

Understanding the Immune System on a Nano-scale

Gaining a better understanding of immune cells allows physicians to more effectively diagnose, monitor, and treat a wide range of diseases. Their complexity and sheer number make studying immune...

Tandon Faculty and Researchers Discuss Urban Resiliency with The National Academies

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and Katrina, it was easy to see how prepared or unprepared a community was for a devastating natural disaster. Understanding and measuring a city or state’s...

Undergraduates Research Alongside Faculty through Summer Program

This summer, students at NYU Tandon School of Engineering traded beach days and binge watching for data sets, 3D printed neurons and testing the durability of composite materials. Through the...

NYU Team Designs New Protein for Regenerative Medicine

One of the major challenges in regenerative medicine — replacing diseased tissues and coaxing those that are damaged to regrow — is designing targeted therapies that deliver the...

Teachers and Students Expand Their Robotics Skills Together in New K-12 STEM Program

When imagining a typical high school classroom, one pictures a teacher at the head of the class teaching while the students are dutifully taking notes and (presumably) learning. Not the case at a new...

NYU Researchers Are Helping Untether VR/AR Gaming

Imagine you’re in the cockpit of an X-wing starfighter battling in the far reaches of space or toiling to save a group of scientists who’ve been somehow sucked into an alien world. Now,...

Tandon Researchers Investigate Small-Scale Reactors with Big-Scale Potential

The industrial use of polyolefins — a class of polymer ubiquitous in food packaging, consumer goods, and other items — requires an enormous amount of time, space, and energy. In order to...

Charter Communications Partners with NYU Ability Project to Make Home Entertainment More Accessible

Charter Communications, the telecommunications company and cable provider, recently partnered with the New York University Ability Project to research and discover assistive technology solutions to...

A Participant in the Cybersecurity Summer Faculty Program Goes On to Win NSF CAREER Award

Qiaoyan Yu, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Hampshire, recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her...

Doctoral Student Honored for Commitment to Protecting Water

The underlying ethos of hydro-diplomacy — sharing water-related resources in times of scarcity in an effort to bring countries closer together — has the potential to prevent conflict and...

The Future Labs Draw Leaders in AI to Debate the Technology’s Ethical Impacts

“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a still a largely unknown technology, yet its impact is already being made across all industries,” said Steve Kuyan, managing director of the Data and...

WEST Fest Welcomes Future Women Engineers to Tandon

“I’m happy to say that at NYU Tandon, we’re bringing in our largest class of women ever in the school’s history,” Elizabeth Ensweiler, Director of Enrollment Management...

NYU Tandon Congratulates Hall of Famer Charlie Camarda (’74)

Astronaut Charlie Camarda, who earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering in 1974 and went on to a storied career at NASA, was inducted into the Long Island Air & Space Hall of...

Tandon Students Use Augmented Reality to Help New Mothers Stay Healthy

At the NYC Media Lab’s recent demo day for the Publicis Health "Digital Health Augmented Reality (AR) Startup Bootcamp," a team from NYU Tandon, along with four other university teams...

Tandon Board Member Jeffrey H. Lynford Elevated by Port Authority

The name is a familiar one to everyone at Tandon. Each year, thanks to the sponsorship of Jeffrey Lynford and his wife, Tondra, the school hosts the Lynford Lecture, featuring a prominent thinker...

The Fifth Annual STEMNow Celebration

On July 21, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña joined some 500 students, educators, and community leaders to celebrate STEMNow, a call to action that was launched at the Tandon...

Paolo Nespoli (’88, ’89) Makes Third Trip into Orbit

Paolo Nespoli was always a hard-driving person. A native of Milan, he had come to the U.S. to attend what was then known affectionately as Poly after spending almost a decade in the Italian military...

Meet the New Faces of FRE

When Dr. Peter Carr joined Tandon as full professor and chair of the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering last year, the Wall Street Journal announced: “The Morgan Stanley veteran...

Tandon Student Triumphs at NYU-Yale Startup Pitchoff

Six promising ventures led by students from New York University and Yale University took the stage at the Kimmel Center last week to pitch their startups at the fourth annual NYU-Yale Pitchoff....

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan, Honored by Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Focuses on Unity and the Innovation Coastline

“I am excited to say — thanks to some help from many of you — that in 2017 we will be opening a brand new Future Lab at Industry City in Sunset Park, and later this same year a New...

Students Collaborate with Startups in Clean Start Diploma Program

With sustainability on the minds of companies and consumers, it’s no surprise that renewable energy and clean technology are booming industries — especially in urban settings like New...

Tandon Graduate Student Honored by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society

Rapidly increasing demands for higher mobile data rates and ubiquitous data access have led to a spectrum crunch over the traditional wireless communication frequency bands. Luckily, Tandon doctoral...

Launching Student Entrepreneurs to Startup Success

Imagine trying on tattoos that only last for 3 months, or quickly printing a circuit board at your desktop. These are some of the ideas Tandon and NYU students pitched to the NYU Summer Launchpad...

Converging on Success

“NYU is committed to the success of each and every one of you, and we consider you part of the DNA of the school,” Chandrika Tandon, Chair of the Tandon School of Engineering’s...

From the Gowanus Canal to Esteemed Startup Accelerator

Manifold Robotics — the brainchild of Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Maurizio Porfiri and postdoctoral researcher Jeffrey Laut — was recently selected to participate in...

Tech Triumph: How Computer Imaging is Predicting Autism

When clinical researchers wondered if it would be possible to detect autism before they could spot behavioral clues, they added to their team one of the world’s foremost authorities on medical...

Experts Explore How People and Machines Connect for Social Good

In mid-June, almost 200 participants from 19 countries convened at NYU Tandon for the Collective Intelligence Conference, an annual interdisciplinary event dedicated to advancing our understanding of...

In Memoriam: Harry C. Wechsler

It is with regret that we share news of the passing on June 29 of Harry C. Wechsler (’48), whose years at our school – then known as the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn – were a...

To Mars and Beyond: NYU Tandon and partners selected as new hub for VR/AR in NYC

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen may have thought she was just coming to Brooklyn, but her visit to the NYU Tandon School of Engineering took her all the way to Mars and...

Panel Offers Career Advice to Students and Honors Professor’s Advocacy

“Working hard is essential, but it’s very different from marketing and promoting oneself,”  Amy Kopelan emphasized during the 5th Annual Career Development Panel, which...

Canoeing to a Top-10 Finish

After a sweeping victory that saw them take first place in almost every category at the Metropolitan Regional Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) National Concrete Canoe...

A Generous New Fellowship Program Feeds the High-Tech Talent Pipeline from Brooklyn to Farmingdale

“The first time I heard about the School of Engineering, which was known as Poly back then, was from my father, who had earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical...

The City’s Newest Farmers Win an NYU Green Grant

When a team of Tandon students decides to address a problem, chances are good that they’ll come up with an innovative yet practical solution. Consider Jonas Günther, currently earning...

Ursula Burns Earns a Place in the U.S. News & World Report STEM Leadership Hall of Fame

In May 2017 U.S. News & World Report announced this year’s inductees into their STEM Leadership Hall of Fame, comprised of notable figures who have achieved measurable results in the...

Gone Fishing

In 1936, during a break between semesters, Dan Bailey, a young instructor at what was then known as the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, took his new bride on an outdoorsy honeymoon in Montana. They...

The NewCities Foundation Gets a New Fellow

When the NewCities Foundation — a global nonprofit dedicated to making cities more inclusive, connected, healthy, and vibrant — sought to recruit new associate fellows to help to bridge...

Celebrating an Innovative Music Legend

The 30th-anniversary celebration of Prince’s legendary film Sign ‘O’ the Times held recently at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering served as an ode to the complex and masterful...

Bridge Program Graduate Earns Prestigious Scholarship

When Yin Mei first learned to code in 2014, she never imagined she would be pursuing a master’s degree in cybersecurity in 2016. She credits much of that welcome turn of events to "A...

Limitless Possibilities: Consultant to Disabilities Studies course receives patent for assistive stylus device

As more engineers reimagine everyday products through the lens of assistive technology, designing with empathy is essential to creating user-friendly and adaptive devices that can benefit people with...

American Society of Civil Engineers Awards Student Chapter with Certificate of Commendation

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the oldest engineering society in the U.S., boasts university student chapters within all 50 states and in dozens of global universities and...

Alum Honored with Golden Doctorate in Austria

When the Class of ’66 was invited to NYU Tandon to celebrate its 50-year Golden Jubilee in 2016, Odorich ("Rick") von Susani, who makes his home in Geneva, Switzerland, returned to...

Reimagining the workplace through augmented reality

With augmented reality (AR) becoming more prevalent outside of the tech world, many researchers are exploring the role it could play in the workplace, from streamlining collaborative teamwork to...

NYU Tandon Honored for Its Women in STEM Initiatives

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) recently honored NYU Tandon for its successes in recruiting and retaining female students in Computer Science, Integrated Digital...

From Programming a Vacuum-Tube IBM to a Place in Computer History

As a middle-school student in California, Leonard Shustek — the future co-founder and chair of Nestar Systems, an early developer of networks for personal computers — was chosen to...

A Champion for Innovation

Throughout its history, Poly faculty, students, and alumni have been prolific inventors and innovators. More often than not, these efforts were the result of individual creativity, drive, and...

Senior Projects Garner Awards at Capstone Competition

As dozens of student and faculty researchers gathered at NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s 2017 Research Expo to display their innovative research, senior undergraduate students also...

Cybersecurity experts discuss the perfect storm — a convergence of Internet of Things, Cloud, and Security

With the increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), concerns are growing about security, particularly hardware security, which is an integral part of the IoT framework. Security threats...

Purple Robes, Pomp, and Plenty of Celebrating

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering took over the Barclays Center on May 16 for its 162nd Commencement, and almost 2,000 grads walked the stage to shake the hand of Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan and...

i2e – A Venerable School Motto is Realized by Joining Two First-year Engineering Courses

Imagine high school is nearing its end, and you’ve been accepted to NYU Tandon. It’s an exciting prospect. You’ll probably be even more excited once you’ve had a chance to...

High School Researcher in Nano Lab Wins First Place at NY Science & Engineering Fair

Working in a university-level laboratory is a challenging endeavor, especially at engineering laboratories here at NYU Tandon. Despite the very steep learning curve, high school student Kristian...

Deloitte’s Ralph Sorrentino Is the Latest Alum to Advise Students at the Dean’s Roundtable

When Ralph Sorrentino (‘82), a current Principal and former Chief Confidentiality and Privacy Officer for the Deloitte U.S. Firm, visited Tandon on April 27 to engage with students at the...

Alum Ruthie Lyle-Cannon: Trail Blazer, Master Inventor, Engineer

Dr. Ruthie Lyle-Cannon (’98) is philosophical about life. “I’ve completed only a part of my journey,” she says, “and I’m looking forward to the growth and...

Merging the human experience with technology at the 2017 Integrated Digital Media Showcase

Reimagining how we experience the world through technology, over 100 student-produced projects at the 2017 Integrated Digital Media (IDM) Spring Showcase explored the intersections of being human,...

The InnoVention Competition Reaches Its Nail-Biting Conclusion

When Tim Nugmanov, the incoming president of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association, the on-campus club leading the InnoVention Competition, took the stage on May 4, he quipped that it had...

Tandon Calls on Class of 2017 to Continue Long Tradition of Creating Tech that Benefits All

Robert B. Millard — the chair of the MIT Corporation and co-founder  of Fortune 200 firm L-3 Communications Holdings — will deliver the commencement address at the NYU Tandon School...

The Invisibility of Good Design

From a board game that merges community engagement with STEM education, to reimagined assistive devices for older individuals, the projects on display at the Design for America NYU Spring Showcase...

The 2017 Brooklyn 5G Summit Affirmed Tandon’s Role as a Research Leader in Next-Generation Communication

From April 19-21, hundreds of global industry leaders and star researchers — the forces fueling a new communications revolution — converged at MetroTech Center for the invitation-only...

NYU Tandon Lab Helps NASA Sail Smoothly on Lunar Seas

From discovering a distant star, to a student-built autonomous Mars robot that mines raw materials, to alums who have gone into space, NYU Tandon School of Engineering is no stranger to being at the...

Young Scholar on the Rise with Help from K-12 STEM Program

UPDATE 5/9/17: Caleb Smith-Salzberg's research won the Best Paper Award at the Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds (CNERT) Workshop.  Since its inception in...

Celebrating the Community-Building Achievements of Tandon’s Student Leaders

The massive buffet of candy was the first indication that there was something special going on in Pfizer Auditorium. An excited crowd filed through colorful balloon arches and past a bevy of lollipop...

Wearable Haptics Company, Co-founded by Alum, Wins Verizon Prototyping Challenge

With the athletic equipment market gearing up with connected wearables, sensors, monitors, smart watch apps and social media tools, sporting goods stores are as likely to be stocked with gadgets as...

Engineering Icon, Alum Eugene DeLoatch, Honored for Diversifying the Field

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering has been justifiably praised for its initiatives to increase participation by underrepresented groups in the engineering disciplines, but what you might not know...

The 2017 Prototyping Showcase Put NYU Ingenuity on Display

On April 25, visitors to the MakerSpace were treated to an impressive display of projects that had been conceived by students and professors from across NYU who received mini-grants from the...

Racing to the Finish Line

Since 1976, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has hosted the Baja SAE design competition series for university students, both in the United States and internationally, to test their designing...

Alum Joan Tully inspires students with her storied career at ExxonMobil

During the recent installment of the Dean’s Roundtable series, Joan Tully remarked that she was excited to be back at NYU's engineering school — even though it was in an entirely...

Our Research on Display

From innovative smartphone apps for healthcare to data-driven models for New York City’s transportation planners, there were almost 70 teams of scientists, engineers, and technologists...

Good Service is Rewarded

On April 13, 2017, NYU President Andrew Hamilton was on hand to honor the distinguished achievements of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and student organizations for their...

Sustainability in Action at NYU Tandon

At the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, a day is not sufficient to pay homage to our home planet. Faculty, students, and alumni are busy all year long creating innovative solutions that promote a...

Future Labs hosts pitch competition for NYC startups, including company founded by Tandon alums

Flash Pitch held its most recent pitch competition on April 6, as part of TechCrunch Takes Manhattan, where multiple events for startups and companies were held across Manhattan, including a pitch...

Pitching to Win

Teams competing in InnoVention, the prototyping contest that challenges participants to validate, prototype, and pitch commercially viable tech solutions to pressing global problems, could end up...

Robots to the Rescue at the Kennedy Space Center

It’s no small task to build a fully autonomous robot capable of mining raw materials from the surface of Mars, but that’s exactly what a team of NYU Tandon School of Engineering students...

Out with Boring Statistics and Charts? Not So Fast . . .

Personnel working in the field of human rights sometimes express concern that describing large-scale atrocities using abstract data might create “compassion fatigue” by distancing their...

Fourth Annual Brooklyn 5G Summit Will Be a Show-and-Tell by Leading Operators, Researchers and Startups

In 2017, the next generation of wireless communications will take a giant step forward. Promising warp-speed networks (above 10 gigabits per second), super-low latency and all varieties of massive...

Designing with Empathy

On March 24, participants from seven NYU schools, including the Tandon School of Engineering, the Meyers College of Nursing, the College of Global Public Health, and the Tisch School of Arts,...

Civil and Urban Engineering Students Put Their Traffic Knowledge to the Test

The 2017 ITE Northeastern Collegiate Traffic Bowl and Research Symposium, hosted by NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE),...

One of Tandon’s Newest Faculty Members Shines at the Latest Faculty Meets Faculty Event

At regular Faculty Meets Faculty events, Tandon professors are given the opportunity to explain their research to colleagues, field questions, and enjoy an hour or so of camaraderie before returning...

From Tandon to TED

Every year, TED selects a group of rising stars in a variety of fields to become Residents. There’s a rigorous application process and only those with a record of achievement, strength of...

Tandon Mechatronics Experts Explore Mixed-Reality for Laboratory Education

Even as mobile devices have become increasingly powerful and popular among learners and instructors alike, research involving their comprehensive integration into educational laboratory activities...

Light at Night

Inspiration can come from many sources, especially if you’re a creative person focused on human-centered design like the members of the NYU studio of Design for America (DFA). Last year, along...

A Walk and a Talk: Allan Goldstein's essay featured in award-winning magazine on disability

Kaleidoscope Magazine recently featured a personal essay by Allan Goldstein, senior lecturer in Technology, Culture, and Society at NYU Tandon, in their winter/spring 2017 issue. The award-winning...

Remembering Alum Charles Stokes on National Doctors Day

News emerges regularly from NYU about ambitious collaborative work being done by Tandon researchers and those from the university’s medical, dental, and nursing schools — everything from...

Alum Charles Blanksteen Discusses the State of Healthcare and How Technology Can Help

Charles L. Blanksteen (’79) was the latest alum to keynote a Dean’s Roundtable event, addressing a select group of students who had been invited to attend on the basis of their stellar...

Honoring Women in STEM: Alesha Castillo

In the Castillo Laboratory for Mechanobiology and Regenerative Medicine at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Assistant Professor Alesha Castillo conducts cutting-edge research in skeletal...

The (Research) Stars Shine Bright in Texas

When Jeyavijayan (JV) Rajendran was a graduate student at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, it was not unusual to see him mentioned on the school website. Working with Professor Ramesh Karri...

Alum Fadi Chehadé Talks Tech and Social Responsiblity to Tandon Students

March 6 proved to be a busy day for Fadi Chehadé, the chairman and CEO of an eponymous company, a senior advisor to the executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, a fellow at both Harvard...

Legacy of Innovation: Portraits Unveiled of NYU Tandon Presidents Hultin and Sreenivasan

Visitors to the Bern Dibner Library have the opportunity to view official portraits of the former Presidents of the School of Engineering, dating back to the Reverend John H. Raymond, who served from...

In Memoriam: Edward S. Cassedy, Jr.

Retired Professor Edward S. Cassedy, Jr., who was a member of the Electrical Engineering Department, died Feb. 18 at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. following a long battle with a form of hydrocephalus....

Professor O’Neil Wins Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award

Michael O’Neil, an assistant professor of mathematics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, will receive a 2017 Office of Naval Research (...

A High-Powered Panel Discusses NY’s Growing High-Tech Economy

On March 9, City & State New York, a media company devoted to covering government and politics, hosted an “On Technology” event that drew such figures as Sree Sreenivasan, the city...

Honoring Women in STEM: Tatiana Pilon

“There was always a huge push at home to go above and beyond in my education,” Tatiana Pilon said of her parents, whom she credits with instilling in her the drive to explore and to push...

Tandon Finds out What’s New at New Lab and Hears the Buzz from Honeybee Robotics

MD5, a national security technology accelerator, recently partnered with the NYU Tandon MakerSpace to launch a workshop series featuring speakers on hardtech, prototyping, and entrepreneurship. The...

Future of Energy: AABE honors undergraduate students’ leadership

The New York Metropolitan chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE-NYMAC) honored undergraduate students Sederick Dawkins ’17 and Justin Sutton ’17 last month for...

Honoring Women in STEM: Jin Montclare

With Professor Jin Montclare’s passion for K-12 STEM education and mentorship, it comes as no surprise that she herself benefitted from continuous support in her education and in her love for...

New course aims to prepare students for entrepreneurial, innovative capstone projects

During their senior year, many NYU Tandon students work on capstone projects — representative culminations of their studies and their academic and professional interests. For students who want...

Tandon Teams Shine as Part of the NYC Media Lab’s Newest Combine Cohort

The NYC Media Lab’s “Combine” initiative coordinates faculty, students, entrepreneurs, and others to build a “spinoff engine” aimed at commercializing the technology...

NYU Tandon Making Herstory

NYU Tandon's continued efforts to bridge the gender gap in STEM fields are paying off — last year 37 percent of Tandon freshman were women, the highest percentage in Tandon history,...

A Bridge to NYU Tandon: Student shares her journey from non-profits to computer science

As Lucia Yu was preparing to graduate in 2016 from New York University, she debated how best to incorporate her focus on economics, anthropology and public policy with a burgeoning interest in...

It Takes a Top Team to Be InnoVentive

It had been a whirlwind few weeks. After finding like-minded colleagues with complementary skills at “Team Hunts” in December and January, getting advice from seasoned business founders...

The Marvels of Mechatronics

NYU Tandon is quickly becoming a hub for mechatronics, a multidisciplinary field that combines mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, informatics, and sensors with computer control...

Where Physics and Art Intersect

In the fall of 2016, the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics hosted a presentation “Creative Turbulence: Experiments in Art and Physics,” whose co-authors...

Frank Lombardi, Adjunct Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Is Honored By Industry Group

The Department of Civil and Urban Engineering has always been proud to have Frank Lombardi as a faculty member. As the former Chief Engineer of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, he...

Paint the town red, blue & pink!

Celebrating one of the biggest Hindu holidays, NYU Tandon’s Graduate Indian Students’ Association (GISA) will host the 2017 Holi Party on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Kimmel Center. Holi...

A Member of the "Greatest Generation" Makes a Great Contribution to Tandon

By now, it might seem like a cliché to say someone hails from the “Greatest Generation,” but Henry A. Hain spent his life quietly proving the truth in that sobriquet. In the wake...

Machine Learning Demystified

Google Faculty Research Awards are aimed at recognizing and supporting world-class academic researchers who are doing cutting-edge work that could impact how future generations use technology....

An Aspiring Doctoral Candidate Is Already Making Waves

Neel Dey arrived in Brooklyn in 2015 with a freshly minted B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai and a desire to pursue a master’s degree in Tandon’s...

Smart Grids, Future Labs, and a Lesson in Tandon History at the Latest Faculty-Meets-Faculty Event

Attendees at the latest faculty-meets-faculty luncheon heard from one of Tandon’s newest faculty members, Assistant Professor Yury Dvorkin of the Department of Electrical and Computer...

Allan Goldstein honored for commitment to education and disability advocacy

“Disability is not a tragedy. It’s just a different way of living,” Senior Lecturer Allan Goldstein told his students during a recent session of his Disabilities Studies course....

Alum John Nicols Drops By to Speak at the Dean’s Roundtable

When John Nicols (’85) met the students attending the first Dean’s Roundtable event of the semester he had an immediate and admiring reaction. “There were only two women in my...

National Science Foundation recognizes undergraduate student’s community outreach

Nurturing future chemists and engineers involves both the promotion of STEM in schools as well as academic support for students pursuing their path towards higher education — support that Peter...

Tandon Students Collaborate to Design Innovative Financial Solutions for Baby Boomers

Kathleen Chao, Adhish Patel, and Lillian Warner – graduate students who are active in the NYU chapter of Design for America (DFA) – are not yet out of their 20s, but when Professor Anne-...

A New Master’s Degree for a New Kind of Professional

It is now a widely acknowledged trend: the lines between technology companies and other enterprises are rapidly diminishing, with enterprises from healthcare to automotive to entertainment...

New Imaging Techniques Track Cocaine’s Effect on Infant Brains

Researchers from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill have received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the...

Smart Urban Design Means Knowing Where the Shadows Fall

As the world urbanizes and new buildings elbow their way into already-crowded cities, structural shadows are increasingly affecting quality of life. While shade thrown by large man-made objects...

Engineers with Heart

William Bennett Kouwenhoven (1906, 1907) and Barouh Berkovits (1956) attended the School of Engineering a half-century apart, but both alumni have gone down in Tandon history for using their...

A Visit from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

It was standing room only at the NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life on February 7, as Chandrika Tandon took the stage to introduce Satya Nadella to an excited audience of students from...

The Pioneering Aquaneers

“Everyone deserves clean water, but often those with the greatest need are the least able to afford it,” explains Joe Habib. An MIT-trained physicist and serial entrepreneur, Habib came...

NYU Tandon Paper on Cyber Risks of 3D Printing is Springer's Most-Read Engineering Research of 2016

The publishing company Springer has more than 245 engineering journals in its portfolio, covering a wide range of fascinating and timely topics, including social robotics, biomedical microdevices,...

Re-envisioning the pill bottle: Tandon Students Tackle the Prescription Opioid Epidemic

The statistics are chilling. According to a recent study by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, some two million Americans have a substance-use disorder involving prescription pain relievers...

Mining Mars: Robotics Design Team builds robot for NASA competition

Since discovering the existence of water on Mars, NASA’s Annual Robotic Mining Competition challenges university teams to envision and build a mining robot to navigate and excavate Mars’...

The Fast and the Frictionless: NYU Team Advances in Hyperloop Competition

The Hyperloop is a ground transportation system conceived by Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. He envisioned a system of low-pressure tubes elevated high above the ground, through...

Carmen Villafane, Advisor to the Tandon Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, is Honored

“As soon as they walk into my office for the first time, they become like my own kids,” Carmen Villafane says of the students who cross her threshold. With that level of heart and...

Off Road and On Track to Win

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) had staid beginnings: in June 1902 Peter Heldt, the editor of a new trade magazine, The Horseless Age, penned a piece that asserted, “Now there is a...

NYU Tandon Researcher Uses Machine Learning to Help Early Detection and Treatment of Lymphedema

Machine learning is driving advances in areas like commerce, gaming, navigation, cybersecurity, and voice recognition. However, Yao Wang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, is using...

A Star Researcher (and Dean)

It was an eventful year-end for Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan. In November, Science Advances published “Shape of a slowly rotating star measured by asteroseismology,” which he co-wrote....

Dual-Degree Student Awarded Civil Engineering Scholarship

The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust named Julia Langewis (’17) the recipient of the Donald J. Murphy Memorial Scholarship, making her the second Tandon student to receive the...

Career Coaching, Networking ... and Pizza

When Jim Arnoff speaks, he radiates enough energy to make you forget that it’s a blustery December day outside. The certified life/career coach and NYU adjunct instructor recently came to the...

Innovation Abounds at the Prototyping Fund Showcase

From a food computer to a tamper-resistant, timed-release pill bottle, over a dozen innovative student-built designs filled the MakerSpace at the Fall 2016 Prototyping Fund Showcase on December 6....

2016: A Year in Review

2016 is a year to remember — for so many reasons. Here at NYU Tandon our students and faculty continued to push the boundaries of using science, technology, and research to find new ways to...

Veteran Entrepreneurs Bring Their Skills to the Civilian World

When Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan spoke at the graduation ceremony honoring the latest group of military veterans to complete entrepreneurship training at Tandon’s Future Labs, he admitted that...

Tandon Alum Wins Prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship to Study in China

Mohammed Omar lived in South Africa, the Netherlands, and Singapore during his formative years, and when the time came to pick a university, he had his choice of schools in a number of world capitals...

Alum Nairobi Kim Urges Students to be Bold and Creative

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan’s roundtable discussion series welcomed alumna Nairobi Kim, the founder and CEO of Blossom Beyond, an enterprise that taps into people’s strengths and...

Transformational Disabilities Studies Course featured on the Big Screen

There are probably not many instructors who can say that their courses are so innovative and inspiring that they’ve been the subject of a documentary film. Senior Lecturer Allan B. Goldstein...

RISE Team Upcycles Food Waste into Flour

Last year, when the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), called for marketable tech tools to help solve pressing civic problems, Bertha Jimenez, then a Ph.D. candidate in the...

Extolling the Power of a Diverse Workforce at the 2016 Diversity in STEM Summit

Even small things can go a long way to creating an inclusive workplace atmosphere, Hemant Ramachandra, who leads PwC Advisory’s Global Digital Technology Solutions Practice, told the audience...

Alum Cliff Friedman Shares Life Lessons in Roundtable Series

The 2016 Dean’s Roundtable events, hosted by Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan, have been a rousing success thus far, and on October 31 that streak continued when Cliff Friedman ('81, '83) had...

From Correspondence Courses to the Cutting Edge of Digital Learning

It would not be accurate to say that Bob Ubell has had a front-row seat as the field of online learning has burgeoned in sophistication, effectiveness, and popularity. Widely acknowledged...

Finance and Risk Engineering Students Excel at National Financial Trading Competition

Experiencing the daily demands of a financial trader can offer invaluable insight as Finance and Risk Engineering (FRE) students explore their post-graduation career paths in the financial market...

Storytelling in Virtual Reality: Hamlet takes the (virtual) stage in new production

William Shakespeare’s famous play Hamlet has been adapted thousands of times: on the stage of the Globe Theatre, in high school productions, and even on the TV show The Simpsons. Now, in the...

A Military Veteran-Turned-Entrepreneur Continues to Focus on Serving

Marvin Avilez is the founder of the start-up VisualOps, a tenant at the pilot Veteran Future Lab, which is part of NYU Tandon’s extensive entrepreneurial network. The Veteran Future Lab...

Diego Correa Awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship

Diego Correa, a graduate student at NYU's Center for Urban Intelligent Transportation Systems (UrbanITS) recently received the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award Scholarship from the...

No Wormhole ... No Problem

At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), in California, many of the engineers and scientists are just big kids who’ve retained the science fiction fantasies of their childhoods, Matthew...

A Cross-Border CleanTech Conference

On November 3, a conference was held at the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany focusing on clean, sustainable energy. The event celebrated the strides being made in both that...

World’s First Electric Touring Motorcycle Takes NYU Tandon by Storm

On October 25, 2016, a spectacular motorcycle glided through the hallways of Jacobs Hall at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. The STORM Wave Motorcycle, dubbed “the Tesla of Motorbikes”...

A Sharpshooter in the Spotlight

It’s a little exhausting even just listing Roopa Unnikrishnan’s accomplishments: Oxford graduate, Rhodes Scholar, founder of her own successful consulting business with numerous Fortune...

Student hackers team up with Manhattan DA to fight human trafficking

In an ongoing effort to combat human trafficking in New York City and across the globe, the Manhattan District Attorney’s (DANY) office partnered with Cornell Tech for a 24-hour student...

Meet the New Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Academics

When Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan announced that Tandon’s new Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Academics would be Associate Professor Peter Voltz of the Department of Electrical and...

How to Be a VIP

Tandon students will attest that they accomplish a lot over the course of a single semester. It can be hard, however, to move on from an exciting topic or favorite professor once the semester is over...

NYU Tandon Hosts Global Symposium on Additive Manufacturing

On October 21, the newly inaugurated NYU Tandon School of Engineering MakerSpace hosted the global symposium, “Additive Manufacturing: New Horizons in Research and Industry.” The event...

Rainer Weiss, Physicist and Inventor, Shares Insight on Black Holes and Einstein’s Legacy

Albert Einstein’s 1915 theory of general relativity revolutionized how scientists viewed the universe with its geometric portrait of gravity, space and time, and its proposition that certain...

The Latest Faculty-to Faculty Event Was Far from a “Waste” of Time

The scientists and engineers attending the latest faculty-to-faculty luncheon were eager to hear about the work of two new faculty members — Andrea Silverman, who has a joint appointment...

Tandon Student Research Posters Win First and Second Place at IEEE Symposium

As more of the world increases its use of wireless devices and networks, researchers and telecommunication companies face challenges in how to balance the burden of billions of users with the demand...

Sharing Secrets: How Bacteria Communicate

“We live [now] in the age of bacteria,” Jeffrey Lynford said in his introduction to the 2016 Lynford Lecture. Citing the famous quote from paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould, Lynford, who...

A Recent Alum Shares the Value of a Tandon Education

The latest guest at Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan's roundtable discussions with students and notable alumni was not much older than the students themselves. Joe Landolina, who entered what was then...

Tandon Students Receive Awards for Tools to Improve Retail, Transportation, and Software Development

Three NYU Tandon teams received awards for their research at the NYC MediaLab Summit on September 22. The annual summit highlights innovative student research happening now at various New York City...

In Memoriam: Iraj Kalkhoran

The entire NYU Tandon School of Engineering community is saddened by the recent death of Associate Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Academics and Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace...

Dean Sreenivasan Kicks Off a Series of Roundtable Discussions Featuring Notable Alumni

Introducing Robert J. Stevens at the year’s first Dean’s Roundtable event, Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan described him as exemplifying “the best that our school has produced.”...

Professor Memon Takes Part in Forum on Underrepresented Groups in Cybersecurity

On October 4, the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), in partnership with IBM, hosted an all-day forum on women and minorities in the field of cybersecurity, and...

High-Fashion Figure Rebecca Minkoff Inspires Women in STEM at Intel’s Design Ideation Camp

If you were thinking of guest speakers to address an audience of engineering students, Rebecca Minkoff, a designer of high-end accessories, jewelry, and apparel, might not come immediately to mind....

Cybersecurity Team Makes NYU Tandon a Crucible for Microchip Security

At NYU Tandon, the country’s first university research team for hardware security is probing the growing threat to the world’s microchips and devising ways to protect them. Twenty years...

Custom Tailoring Robotic Exoskeletons that Fit to Perfection

It wasn’t too long ago that the idea of a wearable robot that would lend its user increased mobility and strength seemed like the stuff of science fiction; indeed, films like Aliens and Iron...

An ACE up Their Sleeve

“In 2017, I’m going to be graduating with combined bachelor’s and master’s degrees in construction management,” Tandon student Julie-Ann Evans explains, “and that...

A Bridge to NYU Tandon

Conceived by Computer Science and Engineering Department Head, Professor Nasir Memon, the summer pilot of "A Bridge to NYU Tandon" — a computer science bridge for non-computer...

Universities and Cities ... Better Together

On September 20, as part of the Inauguration Celebration Week honoring NYU President Andrew Hamilton, the Tandon School of Engineering hosted a panel discussion on smart cities — urban areas...

From Microwaves to Millimeter Waves

As home to NYU WIRELESS, a leader in 5G research, Tandon is at the forefront of ushering in a new generation of wireless communication. The well-respected academic research center was founded by...

Made in Brooklyn!

On September 20, NYU President Andrew Hamilton and NYU Tandon School of Engineering Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan cut the ribbon on a new high-tech facility: a gleaming bi-level, 10,000-square-foot...

It Takes a Village (or at Least a Great School)

Three-time graduate of the electrical engineering department, Reynaldo Salcedo (’11, ’12, ’14) is now working at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory, a research facility devoted to...

Tandon’s Newest Faculty Members Bring Expertise in Clean Energy, Nanomaterials, Machine Learning, and More

The face of engineering is constantly changing. While we take pride in being the school that educated James J. Wood (1879), who is responsible for the machinery that produced the distinctive cables...

Orientation Activities Give Students Chance to Take Stand Against Hunger and Social Injustice

The class of 2020 experienced first hand what it means to serve society during undergraduate orientation. Instead of using technology, however, they donned hair nets and gloves to package tens of...

NYU WIRELESS Doctoral Student Wins Marconi Young Scholars Award

The Marconi Society has awarded George MacCartney, Jr., an electrical engineering doctoral student at NYU Tandon and a researcher at NYU WIRELESS, a 2016 Paul Baran Young Scholars Award for his work...

Whispering Gallery-Mode Biosensors Are Worth Shouting About

In early 2016 University Professor of Applied Physics Stephen Arnold earned a patent for his system for finding the size of one or more individual particles (such as nanoparticles) in real time using...

On the Frontier

The annual National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium brings together the field’s most innovative and inspiring figures, allowing them to share...

Practice Makes Boring, Not Perfect

Apparently, the more you play a game, the less likely you are to get a high score. Andy Nealen, co-director of the Game Innovation Lab at NYU Tandon, and doctoral candidate Aaron Isaksen demonstrated...

NYU Mourns the Loss of Professor Paolo Cappa

The entire NYU community mourns the passing of Research Professor Paolo Cappa on August 26, 2016. Professor Cappa taught full-time at Sapienza University of Rome, widely considered to be Italy’...

Professor Porfiri to co-chair IEEE International Workshop on Complex Systems and Networks

NYU Tandon Professor of Mechanical Engineering Maurizio Porfiri is co-chairing the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Workshop on Complex Systems and Networks...

You Can Do That!

Want to develop incredible new software, create a mind-blowing game, or make an app that goes viral? Want to work on making medical technology more affordable, energy more sustainable, and life...

Kurt Becker Appointed Technical Chair of 2017 Conference for Plasma Science Experts

NYU Tandon Vice Dean for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Physics Professor Kurt Becker was appointed technical chair of the 44th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS...

Professor Ozbay Gives Keynote at Symposium on Transportation Informatics

NYU Tandon Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering Kaan Ozbay, who is jointly appointed with NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), explored the future of automotive big data in...

Surviving First Year: Advice from Returning Students

The beginning of the school year at NYU Tandon is fast approaching, which means many new faces will soon emerge on MetroTech Commons. Whether coming to Tandon is a big move or a short commute, you...

A New Minor is Major News for Students Seeking to Put Technology in Service to Society

Starting this fall, aspiring engineers at Tandon have the option of earning a minor in Disabilities Studies, thanks to a new multi-school interdisciplinary program intended to educate them about the...

Undergraduates spend summer gaining first-hand research experience

For most students, summer vacation entails a well-deserved break from studies, a repose from the rigors of academic pursuits. But for 104 undergraduate students at NYU Tandon, summer presents an even...

Five NYU WIRELESS Papers Ranked in IEEE’s Top 100 Downloaded Publications

Five papers published by NYU WIRELESS faculty and students ranked in the top 100 downloaded papers of IEEE publications and societies for July. Based at NYU Tandon and including faculty and students...

Precollege Program Provides High School Students Opportunity to Engineer their Future

What better way to spend summer vacation than … at school? For some high school juniors and seniors, this is exactly how they spent it. However, they did not give up lounging at the beach in...

Finance and Risk Engineering Faculty Lend their Expertise to Advance the Field

Roy S. Freedman — an adjunct professor in the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering, the author of the highly regarded textbook Introduction to Financial Technology, and the founder of the...

Professor Erkip Opens IEEE Conference with Plenary Tracing the History of Cooperation in Wireless Networking

Elza Erkip, professor of electrical and computer engineering, delivered the opening talk at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory in Barcelona, Spain, last month. The conference is a...

At the CrEST of Something Big

From a smart chair that eliminates the need for a remote control to a nightlight that also serves as a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector, students who took park in this summer’s CrEST...

NYU Tandon Answers Call for Tech to Stem Gun Violence

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams stood before the crowd at Borough Hall and laid out the challenge: 30,000 gun-related deaths annually in America, with two-thirds of them either accidental...

Researcher to Explore How Online Disclosures Shape Investment Choices

Every day, millions of people seeking to build a nest egg for retirement, realize shorter term gains, or diversify their assets go to the web to research and select financial products. But when it...

Open Data Kids Camp

For the second summer in a row, the Governance Lab, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), mounted a two-week camp for middle and high school students in July. ...

Wrestlers Get Ready to Rumble More Safely with the Help of Tandon

Sports historians have pointed out that wrestling is one of mankind’s oldest forms of organized recreation: some 5,000 years ago Sumerian artisans crafted relief sculptures of wrestlers on...

The Cities of the Future – and the Young People Envisioning Them

The fact that they were built largely with brightly colored Lego bricks did not detract from the fact that on display were carefully designed, meticulously planned and technologically advanced model...

Tandon Has “Engaged” Alumni (in All Senses of the Word)

On his first visit to the MetroTech Center, Raghav Ravisekar had a difficult time finding Tandon’s graduate admissions office. Wandering in front of the Dibner Building, he came across Radhika...

Go WEST, Young Woman

NYU Tandon School of Engineering is taking big steps in order to shatter the gender divide in STEM fields. On July 20, the next generation of women engineers came together at WEST Fest (the acronym...

Helping Students Hack into Great Careers

Brad Antoniewicz and Brandon Edwards admit they are sometimes envious of their students. While the cyber security program at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is one of the oldest in the country,...

Bright Lights, Big Games

While a must-see destination for tourists, its flashing bright lights, cacophony of traffic, and crowded sidewalks are enough to keep most New Yorkers far away from Times Square. However, a group of...

Zika Fix May be as Close as a Common Flower and a Pot of Boiling Water

As half a million people head to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, there’s more hovering over the city than the usual pollution—it’s the threat of the mosquito-borne Zika virus...

Professor Ergan Lays Foundation for Buildings that Will Respond to Human Emotions

Someday buildings may sense how you feel and respond with subtle changes to lighting, color, and perhaps even structural features. To create this responsive architecture — built environments...

STEMNow Kicks Off with Flair

Summer is in full swing, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Center for K12 STEM Education is making sure New York City kids avoid the dreaded summer slump. Through a number of free programs...

Dr. 5G

While most members of the general public probably do not take much notice of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its rulings, the organization has a profound effect on how all of us...

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan Honored for Bringing an Ethos of Social Responsibility to NYC’s Tech World

In an otherwise dog-eat-dog world of profit margins and bottom lines, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards are often one way in which giant companies can feel good about their business...

Spreading the Word about Materials Engineering

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, generally known as TMS, is a major organization encompassing the entire range of materials and engineering, and among its primary functions is to provide...

NYU’s Design for America Chapter Takes Its Bindi Project to Queens

Bindis are marks of good luck and energy in Indian culture, and the Bindi Project launched by NYU’s Design for America (DFA) chapter aims to foster communities of women centered on energy,...

Tandon Tech in Service to Society

Over the last few years, Brooklyn and Innovation have become inextricably linked.  From the rising Maker Movement that has organically sprouted in Greenpoint and has been supported by the Navy...

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan Celebrates an Unsung Mathematician

When Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan was invited to lecture at Israel’s Bar Ilan University in June 2016 to deliver two lectures in memory of Emmy Noether, he accepted the invitation very readily....

The Canal Connection

With the new Panama Canal extension opened yesterday, journalists are reporting some mind-boggling figures: the new access lane took 40,000 workers nearly 10 years to dig, and the project cost well...

Mechatronics Education Workshop Projects Promising Future for Tandon Mechatronics and Robotics Degree Program

When Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Vikram Kapila received an inverted pendulum from Quanser — a manufacturer of advanced systems for real-time control hardware — his...

In the Pipeline

Judging by the wave of action-packed movies that flood our multiplexes, the world longs for heroes, but today’s heroes need brains more than physical power. Forget having the speedy reflexes of...

Tandon Team Takes Third at Cognitive Radio Design Challenge

When used in military communications, disaster relief, and emergency response, radios may often interfere with and disrupt each other's operations — potentially leading to disastrous...

A Transformative Development

Most laypeople give little thought to the electricity that they use. Flip a switch, and the light turns on, the washing machine starts, or the blender whirls. But behind the scenes, transformers are...

National Defense University Appoints Professor Rao as a Visiting Faculty Fellow

Professor Bharat Rao, chair of the department of Technology Management and Innovation at NYU Tandon, has been appointed to the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at the National...

Using Computational Models to Design Better Games

The Banff International Research Station (BIRS) may be located in a picturesque resort area of Alberta, Canada, but that bucolic setting belies its core mission: to encourage collaborative, cross-...

The Father of Polymer Science

He was ... one of the grandfathers of polymer chemistry, and he started the first polymer graduate work in America. There was no such thing at the time...  ~ Professor Herbert Morawetz on Dr...

STEM Education Program Gives Rise to Gold Medalist in Olympics of the Mind

To be chosen to take part in Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE), 10th and 11th grade New York City students must have a demonstrated interest in science, technology...

Enticing the Next Generation of Engineers at the World Science Festival

The Kimmel Center at New York University’s Washington Square campus was packed last Sunday — not with the usual masses of college students, but with hundreds of excited young children and...

Tandon Faculty Honored with Teaching Awards

The School of Engineering bestows two major prizes on its faculty members for excellence in education. The Distinguished Teacher Award recognizes personal commitment to student learning, exemplary...

Out and About

In recognition of LGBTQ pride month, meet one of Tandon's student leaders and a member of the LGBTQ community. Malcolm Lewis knows what it’s like to be a member of a maligned and...

Popular Computer Networking Textbook by Keith Ross Enters Seventh Printing

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Edition By James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross Pearson, 2016  NYU Professor Keith Ross’s blockbuster computer networking textbook, Computer...

From Simple Microscope to Sophisticated Telepathology Tool

When Lou Auguste discovered that hundreds of thousands of women die of cervical cancer in the developing world each year, the film producer-turned-tech-entrepreneur was distressed. Even more...

Remembering a Towering Figure in the School of Engineering Annals and Naval History

The tale of the USS Jeanette, a Navy ship that set out to reach the North Pole in 1879, includes all the elements of an epic adventure: brutal forces of nature, unspeakable hardships, clashes of...

Graduates at 161st Commencement Ceremony Urged to Make Today Count

Venerable professors, high-profile dignitaries, deans and senior officials, all resplendent in academic regalia and seated sedately in rows — it’s commencement season at schools around...

Breaking the Code: Women Get Together to Program and Build Confidence

According to a report from the American Association of University Women, the number of women in computing has fallen dramatically since 1990, but you wouldn't know it if you happened...

A Storied Life

When Yoshi Okamoto made the lengthy ocean voyage from Japan to the U.S. in the early 1950s to attend Purdue University, he wanted to be familiar with everything that had been written by Herbert C....

Sound and Vision Meet Art and Science at the Integrated Digital Media Showcase

Giant robots clashed in a city-demolishing battle, a virtual piano teacher tutored amid falling snow, and a sage meditated amid glowing lights at the NYU Tandon student-curated Integrated...

Undergraduate Student Aims to Transform Views of Affordable Housing Neighborhoods

Throughout all five boroughs, more than 7,000 acres of former industrial sites are subject to high levels of contamination, leaving them underdeveloped. Ameliorating these hazardous properties, known...

Leading by Example

On April 27, the windowed hall leading to Pfizer Auditorium looked decidedly glitzier than usual, thanks to a Hollywood-worthy red carpet, balloon arches, and life-size cutouts of popular actors. The...

Budding Researchers Impress at Research Expo's First Undergraduate Capstone Competition

For the first time, NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Research Expo featured a competition open to all undergraduate students participating in senior design or capstone courses. Students had the...

Home-Grown Tech

Popular culture often depicts robots in an exaggerated or romanticized manner — either out to do evil (think The Terminator or Blade Runner) or benevolently helping their human companions (R2-...

Bright Ideas Get Center Stage at InnoVention's Demo Day

Technology that helps coaches and athletes fine-tune performance? An app that can streamline the modular-construction process? A low-cost Internet-enabled diagnostic tool with the potential to...

New Book on Verification of Visualization Techniques

An Introduction to Verification of Visualization Techniques By Claudio T. Silva (along with Tiago Etiene of Modelo Inc. and Robert M. Kirby of the University of Utah) Morgan & Claypool...

5G Wireless Well within Reach

Brooklyn is now widely accepted within the telecommunications industry as a major hub of 5G wireless research, and the credit goes wholly to NYU WIRELESS. The multidisciplinary academic research...

An Out-of-This-World Career

In 1964, after Jay Greene graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from what was then called the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (a school he had chosen for its solid reputation and...

Reception Honors Alumni with Dual Legacy

On April 9, graduates of Brooklyn Technical High School, one of the city’s most competitive and highly regarded public schools, gathered for homecoming festivities. They were treated to tours...

The Big Five-Oh

On Back to School Day, held April 16, dozens of alumni returned to NYU Tandon School of Engineering for a jam-packed time that included a tour led by a student ambassador, a behind-the-scenes look at...

Scientists who Wear Multiple Hats

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...

Tandon-WEST Provides Prospective Students Opportunity to Network with NYU Women

The Tandon Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (Tandon-WEST) event provides prospective and admitted students the opportunity to network with and find out more about the accomplishments of...

Towards a Greener NYU Tandon

NYU Tandon has launched numerous green initiatives recently, and in celebration of Earth Day, you can read on to learn more about just a few of them. Off the Scrap Heap From small items like ...

Interacting with Robots? Mais Oui!

The French-American Doctoral Exchange Seminar (FADEx), a program organized by the Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States, is aimed at encouraging...

Patently Proud

In a recent report published by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association, NYU ranked among the top-20 universities in the world based on the number of...

Different and Dynamic

Photo credit: Emi Spicer The weekend of April 8-10, the fourth annual Different Games Conference was held at New York University’s MAGNET (Media and Games Network). It was a fitting venue...

An Entrepreneurial Force

Unless you’re a military history buff, you might not have heard of the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, but chances are you know it by its more informal name: the GI Bill. Within a...

The Power of PowerbridgeNY

PowerBridgeNY, a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)-sponsored proof-of-concept center, aims to leverage clean energy innovations emerging from institutional research...

Your Vision/Your Future

It’s not uncommon for schools to tell their students that the sky is the limit, but the NYU Tandon School of Engineering has decided to show them. Each member of the newly admitted...

The Heat Is On at InnoVention

UPDATE: Congratulations to the InnoVention finalists! FIT AI Modulus Human Insight Leg Peg Elements Digital Health Wave Guide Don't miss InnoVention Demo Day on May 3 to watch these six...

Professor R. Luke DuBois Meets TED

The theme for the 2016 TED Talks was an ambitious one: Dream! It was chosen because, as the organizers assert, "dreams matter more than ever." Their premise: "Humanity has more...

NYU Tandon Teams Advance to Semi-Finals in NYU Mobile App Contest

UPDATE April 12: Curtain Call is one of just four teams to advance to the final round of the NYU Mobile App Contest! Finalists will develop interactive prototypes and participate in a live...

Hail CAESAR!

In celebration of National Robotics Week—which was established in 2010 to recognize robotics technology as a pillar of 21st century American innovation, highlight its growing importance in a...

A Visit from Hillcrest High

Bill Aghassi (Class of 1969) worked as a mechanical engineer for almost 30 years before deciding to help others follow in his footsteps as a classroom teacher. Now working at Hillcrest High, a...

Professor Joo Kim’s Robotic Exoskeletons Make a Splash in Shanghai

At NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Professor Joo Kim is widely celebrated for his work on wearable robotic exoskeletons meant to lend their users increased mobility and strength. While his...

Searching in the Balkans

Mergim Cahani (Class of '09) might one day be thought of as the Balkans’ answer to Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the founders of Google. Co-founder and CEO of the search engine Gjirafa, he...

Tandon Professor Edits a Special Topics Edition of "European Physical Journal"

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Maurizio Porfiri was invited to edit the European Physical Journal’s special-topics volume on the dynamics of animal systems. Published in...

Mechatronics Students Get on the Ball

In the spring of 2015, graduate students Anthony Brill, Matthew Moorhead, and Jonghyun Bae were enrolled in Professor Vikram Kapila’s advanced mechatronics class, learning to combine mechanical...

A New Center and New Solutions

With digital data now essential to almost every facet of our lives, from our personal finances and healthcare to our jobs, cyber security is becoming ever more crucial and has evolved into a...

NYU Tandon Team Excels in Prestigious International Trading Competition

NYU Tandon's Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) team placed 8th in the annual Rotman International Trading Competition, the most important international applied finance competition. The...

Searching for Big Insights from Online Reviews

There is no question that data are big: 2.5 quintillion new bytes are added every day from our keyboards, sensors, entertainment, and medical scans, to name but a few. Data scientists have begun...

Envisioning Gender Equality and Empowering STEM Women

Look around almost any laboratory or technology company, and the statistics are borne out. Although women comprise 50% of the overall labor force, only a quarter of the people working in STEM fields...

Teaching Computers To Be More Creative Than Humans

Associate Professor Julian Togelius works at the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and games—a largely unexplored juncture that he has shown can be the site of visionary and mind-...

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Elza Erkip

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Elza Erkip’s CV includes a long list of noteworthy laurels, including an IBM Faculty Partnership Award (2000), National Science Foundation...

Tandon’s Kurt Becker Talks Smart Cities with Fellow Experts from across New York

Recently, City & State held “On Technology 2016,” its fifth annual forum on how technology is changing the way New York City works. Among the participants was Vice Dean for Research,...

Profiles in Power

It may be Women’s History Month, but at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, we believe in celebrating women in STEM all year round. Whether they’re faculty members, students, or alumni, we...

Students Develop Tech Ideas into Reality at HackNYU 2016

The excitement at HackNYU 2016 was almost tangible, as over 500 participants came together to collaborate on projects and develop websites, applications, and hardware. The event was hosted February...

Gearing Up for #STEMNOW 2016

"If it weren’t for ARISE, I would never have been accepted to the university or earned my scholarship. Thank you for all you have done."    ~ Manuel Gomez, senior at...

Tandon Calling

Today, many people know NYU Tandon School of Engineering as the home of NYU WIRELESS, the first university center to combine wireless engineering, computing, and medical applications research. The...

NYU’s Design for America Studio Empowers Women in Nepal

When the Design Tinkering Club at Tandon School of Engineering became NYU’s studio of Design for America (DFA) —a nationwide network of interdisciplinary student teams using human-...

Career Fair Proves the Sky’s the Limit for Tandon Students

With almost 2,000 attendees, the Engineering and Technology Career Fair held at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering in early February was jam-packed with suit-wearing students excitedly bearing...

Tandon Teams Meet the Verizon Connected Futures Research and Prototyping Challenge

Empowering citizen journalists, helping the disabled employ robotics with a simple app—it’s all in a day’s work for researchers at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. In early...

Celebrating Engineers Week in Style

Depictions of engineers in popular culture tend to paint them in broad strokes—solitary figures hunched over their computer keyboards or lab benches, eschewing human interaction in favor of...

New Books by Faculty

Modern Physics and Technology for Undergraduates By Lorcan M. Folan and Vladimir I. Tsifrinovich (along with Gennady P Berman of Los Alamos National Laboratory) World Scientific Publishing 2015 A...

InnoVention Competition Paves the Way for Student Startups

The InnoVention prototyping competition is an integral component of the Tandon School of Engineering’s mission to assist students in developing solutions to real world problems. The goal of the...

Big-Data Visualization Experts Make Using Scatter Plots Easier for Today’s Researchers

Scatter plots—which use horizontal and vertical axes to plot data points and display how much one variable is affected by another—have long been employed by researchers in various fields...

Professor Ozbay's Transportation Lab Shines at a High-Profile Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board

It’s an undeniable honor for a university research group to be invited to present a paper at a conference—especially a conference like the one organized annually by the National Academies...

Engineering Surgery for Children

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than help save a child’s heart? That’s what Vittoria Flamini, an industry assistant professor in Tandon’s Department of Mechanical...

Tandon Team Advances in International Hyperloop Design Competition

“This is possibly the coolest thing you could ever be doing as an undergraduate engineer,” Darren Yee asserts. Yee is the captain of NYU’s Hyperloop team, and he is recruiting...

New Entrepreneurship Program Kicks Off at NYU

Earlier this month marked a milestone for NYU’s aspiring entrepreneurs—the official kickoff of Blackstone LaunchPad at NYU. This new initiative is designed to support students, as well as...

At the Forefront of Urban Informatics, Constantine Kontokosta Is Widely Recognized for His Pioneering Work

Assistant Professor Constantine Kontokosta, who also serves as the Deputy Director for Academics at the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), is an expert in the field of Urban...

Open Data Is Changing the World . . .

Open data—in other words, data that can be freely used, re-used, and redistributed by anyone—is gradually bringing about social and economic transformation around the globe. NYU’s...

Verification Code or Cyber Attack?

Two-factor authentication is a computer security measure used by major online service providers to protect the identify of users in the event of a password loss. The process is familiar: When a...

Alum, Catt Small, named Technologist of the Year at Brooklyn Innovation Awards

It was just last September when we reported that Catherine “Catt” Small, then studying for a master’s degree in Integrated Digital Media here, had received the prestigious...

A Great Year for Grads

Whether they were game-developing master’s candidates or companies who’ve moved on from an NYU business incubator to the big time, 2016 is shaping up to be a banner year for our graduates...

We’re Honored

We hate to boast, but... scratch that—we love to boast! And in 2015 our faculty members and students gave us plenty to brag about. From winning enough publication awards to wallpaper an entire...

New Scholarship Honors an Alum’s Legacy

After Donald J. Murphy earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering at what was then called the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, he went on to a rewarding career that...

Working in Tandem at Tandon

It’s not uncommon for writers and artists to seek residencies—programs that provide physical facilities, networking opportunities, and conditions conducive to creativity. In exchange, the...

A Winning Paper

Each year, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society gives an Award for Advances in Communication to one outstanding paper of lasting value published in its...

Three Faculty Elected to Serve on National and International Professional Organizations

Kurt Becker Kurt Becker, NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Vice Dean for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, was recently elected Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council of the German...

Playful Yet Powerful

The GovLab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering uses technology and science to transform governance, and now the organization’s offices are undergoing a transformation of their own, with the...

Triumphs in Trading

The University Trading Challenge (UTC), which is open to students in finance and economics programs from across the entire nation, provides a close simulation of real-world trading and allows...

Learning about NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Collaborative Take on Healthcare

The latest “Faculty-to-Faculty” event, held on December 9, featured Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Guido Gerig and John T. McDevitt, the Chairman of Biomaterials and...

Impressive Inventions Revealed at the Prototyping Fund's Fall Showcase

Each semester, student teams from across NYU join forces to create inventive prototypes that they hope to one day bring to market. They have help from the NYU Prototyping Fund, an ongoing...

NYU Tandon Online: A New Name in Digital Education

In a move to align with the recent name change to NYU Tandon School of Engineering, the school’s digital education unit will now be known as NYU Tandon Online.  In its first decade, under...

Minding the Gap

The statistics can feel disheartening: the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) recently reported that while about 12 percent of the U.S. population is African American,...

Constructing a Noteworthy Career

With a father who owned a Brooklyn-based electrical contracting company and a mother at the helm of a general contracting business, Stavros Karageorgiou has taken a career path that may well have...

Deck the Halls with Festive Fossils

At the start of the holiday season, many people’s thoughts turn to holiday shopping, massive meals with family and friends, and the possibility of a picturesque snowfall. The members of the New...

When The United Nations Puts a Call Out to Data Pros...

Recently, Atefeh Riazi, the Chief Information Technology Officer for the U.N. issued a public appeal. “I invite the global community of data scientists to partner with the United Nations in our...

What Do Former Mayor Bloomberg, will.i.am, and a Tandon School of Engineering Sophomore Have in Common?

There are many ways in which to describe Tandon School of Engineering’s Diana Lee Guzman: first person in her family to attend college, aspiring computer scientist and astronaut, and valued...

Discovering Cybersecurity with Goldman Sachs’ Women Professionals

It is no secret that the tech industry suffers from an acute shortage of women workers, and this survey, commissioned recently by the National Cyber Security Alliance, suggests why: “62...

Design for America NYU Seeks Solutions for Drowsy Drivers

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that tired drivers contribute to one in five serious motor vehicle accidents, and in a recent survey of police officers conducted by the group, nine...

A Much-Honored Military Veteran and Longtime Professor Adds another Laurel to His Collection

On November 7, 2015, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) presented Professor of Construction Engineering and Management Fletcher “Bud” Griffis with a lifetime achievement...

A Milestone Birthday

Herbert Morawetz is so revered by his former students that each year they sponsor a lecture in his honor. This year, they arranged for Princeton University’s B. Rosemary Grant and Peter R....

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf Talks Cybersecurity on Web 3.0

Vinton G. Cerf has been called many things over the course of his long career: father of the Internet, pioneer, living legend. . . but November 4, 2015 just might have marked the first time he was...

Rethinking Nature with Professor Maurizio Porfiri

“It is our responsibility to foster design mindful of the environment,” declared NYU Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Maurizio Porfiri during a panel discussion devoted...

National Science Foundation Tells Students to Pack Their Bags and Go

Officials at the National Science Foundation (NSF) believe that a diverse, globally engaged U.S. science and engineering workforce is crucial to addressing critical real-world problems. To that end,...

In Memoriam: Dr. Alan Molof

New York University Department of Civil and Urban Engineering is deeply saddened by the passing, on October 22, 2015, of Professor Alan Molof, a pillar of Environmental Engineering at NYU for over 50...

A Big Idea for a Big App that Could Help Control Waste in the Big City

11/16/15 UPDATE: RISE has been selected as a Finalist in the BigApps Competition!  When the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) challenged members of the public to create...

Spotlight on Kristina M. Johnson

Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, the founder and CEO of Cube Hydro, a firm whose mission is to modernize hydroelectric facilities and develop renewable power at formerly unpowered dams, once dreamed of being...

Former President and Chancellor to Be Honored in Hong Kong

Professor Emeritus David Chang, who served as the 9th president of what was then called Polytechnic University, is being honored on November 14 by another venerable engineering institution: the Hong...

Following in the Footsteps of Anita Borg

“The wave is cresting, and you can ride it,” Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Phyllis Frankl exhorted the attendees at “Girls Talk Tech,” an event organized by...

Learning over Lunch

The recent "Faculty Meets Faculty" luncheon at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering on October 14 was attended by professors and staffers from every academic department in the school. They...

After Spending a Car-Free Day in Paris, a Student Envisions the Same in NYC

Imagine strolling down the center of Jay Street or Flatbush Avenue without having to dodge traffic. What if you could cross West Fourth Street or Fifth Avenue without fearing being mowed down by a...

Professors Recognized for Promise

Ask students here what makes their school special, and you’ll hear time and time again that it’s the professors. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering offers a place where even...

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of New Facilities and Improved Student Services

More than 100 faculty and staff from “both sides of the river” gathered in the Greenhouse to celebrate the completion of recent capital projects, officially opening them with a ribbon...

Funding Renewed for the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications and Distributed Information Systems

The New York State’s Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) has renewed funding for one of its longest-running research centers, the Center for...

International Histories of Innovation and Invention

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will host an international conference dedicated to the history of computing in May 2016. The meeting, held as part of the International Federation for...

Calling All Future Walt Disneys: New System Makes 3-D Animation Easy

Andy Nealen, an assistant professor of game engineering, computer graphics, and perceptual science at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has created a system that makes it possible for even...

Spotlight on Student Engineers during 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 until October 15, is a time to reflect upon the cultures, stories and achievements of American citizens who identify as Hispanic. But...

In Memoriam: Dr. Endre A. Balazs

The entire University community is deeply saddened by the passing on August 29, 2015 of Dr. Endre A. Balazs, a generous benefactor and exemplar of scientific achievement. It was thanks to his...

NYU Engineers Are Helping Visualize Better Healthcare

No longer just a service to find the best taco in your neighborhood, Yelp now includes more than a million reviews of doctors, dentists, and other healthcare providers. The sheer volume of...

Ambitious but Attainable Goals

On September 1, 2015, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering received accreditation to grant degrees in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical...

Our Newest Faculty Additions

The opportunity to engage in cutting-edge collaborative research, the lure of being in one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, the chance to work with world-class colleagues . . . there...

The Future Is Coming …

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan had sage words of advice for the members of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s incoming freshmen class. Drawing on an essay by late Nobel laureate and Poly...

Remembering Alum Jacob Bekenstein

It is with deep sadness that we report the August 16th death of Jacob Bekenstein (’69) in Helsinki, Finland, where he was lecturing. Bekenstein, the winner of the 2012 Wolf Prize and the...

Keith O'Brien First Recipient of CSE Best Adjunct Professor Award

The Best Adjunct Professor Award is a new addition of the School of Engineering’s Computer Science and Engineering Department, but its first recipient, Adjunct Professor Keith O’Brien, is...

A Cyber Security State of Mind

Abigail Mente teaches courses in the Living Environment and Earth Science at New York City’s High School for Leadership and Public Service, so when her own seven-year-old plays the popular...

Summer Vacation in the Lab

No one would deny that attending an engineering school is a rigorous endeavor requiring copious amounts of hard work and study. Once the summer finally arrives, most students might be happy to just...

Our Student Leader Would Lead Baltimore

Calvin Allen Young III (BS Mechanical Engineering 2010), a School of Engineering alum who went on to earn an MBA at Harvard University earlier this year, declared his candidacy for the mayor of...

In Memoriam: Arnošt Reiser

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering community mourns the passing of Arnošt Reiser—a respected chemist and professor—on August 4, 2015, at the age of 95. In the world of...

From Serviceperson to Entrepreneur

There are many causes in which NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan believes. “But while I’ve been very happy to give money, I’ve never considered...

Steven Zeltmann Receives Cablevision Scholarship

When Steven Zeltmann won a prestigious award from the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society’s Structural Materials Division, which was presented to him in March 2015, at the division’s...

Symposium Shows Women There’s Job Security in Cybersecurity

“If you take one thing away from this symposium, let it be that cybersecurity is hot. We need to improve the pipeline for women.” With these words NYU School of Law Cybersecurity/Adjunct...

ConnectAbility Challenge Winners Help Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

“NYU was founded on the concept of being in and of the City, and that theme still resonates within the University. Over this past summer we were proud to partner with AT&T to make New York...

Which Way is WEST?

The shortage of women in the STEM fields inspires so many gloomy op-eds that it would be easy to believe that there's no good news on that front. Had any of those editorial writers been at...

A Game-Changing New System

Even if it’s been a while since you had to register for college classes, chances are that you remember the process as confusing, dreary, boring, or some combination thereof. Which courses...

Capturing Motion for the Met

Most people interested in the history of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering know the story of Distinguished Professors David and Gregory Chudnovsky, who in 2003 helped curators at...

A Legacy of Leadership: School of Engineering NSBE Student Chapter Celebrates 35 Years

The National Society of Black Engineers’ (“NSBE”) emblem, composed of a flaming torch backed by two criss-crossed lightning bolts, was designed with a bright future in mind....

To the Labs!

It would be easy to picture New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña making an inspiring call to arms during the American Revolution or bravely manning the battlements in some other...

HR/NY Honors Rohith Rai for Energizing Poly SHRM

The Human Resources Association of New York (HR/NY) has awarded NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumnus Rohith Rai the 2014-2015 Harry Sherman Award for his exceptional leadership of the school...

In Memoriam: Eli Pearce

T.K. Kwei, a longtime faculty member and respected chemist who worked closely with Pearce on hydrogen bonding in polymer blends, also sadly passed away this year. The Kwei equation, which concerns...

Distinguished, Dedicated, and Dynamic

When Anne Dudek Ronan signed up to attend an alumni gathering at the Cooper Union, little did she know that the event would significantly alter the course of her teaching career. There, however, she...

Celebrating Poly's 160th Commencement

We’re celebrating: 160th Commencement On Thursday, May 21, 2015, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will hold its 160th commencement ceremony, when a new group of graduates (469 Bachelor...

Professor Claudio Silva Voted Chair in Prestigious IEEE Committee

After an open election among members of the IEEE Visualization and Computer Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC), Professor Claudio Silva of the department of Computer Science and Engineering was...

Making the Permanent (Tattoos) Ephemeral

In an entrepreneurship competition held at NYU Stern, five School of Engineering students in conjunction with a student at Stern won the grand prize, walking away with $75,000 for their team’s...

Joseph Lechleider, a Father of the DSL Internet Technology, Dies at 82

In the late 1980s, Joseph W. Lechleider came up with a clever solution to a puzzling technical problem, making it possible to bring high-speed Internet service to millions of households. His idea...

Hacking the Internet of Things

The Internet Security (IS) Lab on the second floor of the Dibner Building usually holds weekly hack nights. These hack nights, run by students, are for Computer Science majors interested in an...

Prototyping Fund’s Spring Showcase Fosters Interdisciplinary Collaboration

The NYU Prototyping Fund is an ongoing collaboration between the School of Engineering's Greenhouse and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute. This is a great opportunity for students to receive...

FRE Department Announces New Assistant Professor

The Department of Finance and Risk Engineering is delighted to announce the addition of Dr. Andrew Papanicolaou to our faculty starting Fall 2015. Dr. Papanicolaou as born in New York City in...

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Vikram Kapila Is Honored for His Contributions to NYU

When Vikram Kapila, a professor of mechanical engineering, received the Polytechnic School of Engineering’s 2014 Jacobs Excellence in Education Award, he was characteristically modest,...

Inno/Vention Demo Day: Learning by Demonstrating

After ten weeks of planning, prototyping, and prepping, six teams presented their ideas to five judges. By the end of the evening, three of the teams would walk out with cash prizes, with the first-...

A Truly Private Life

Bruce Schneier is a self-proclaimed short-term pessimist and long-term optimist. He suspects that in future generations—similar to how we now judge the actions of the early industrialists of...

Recent Grads Prove the Power of a Polytechnic Education

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the job market for fresh college graduates is improving, with slightly more than half (52.9%) of respondents surveyed finding full-time jobs within six...

As Attacks Multiply, AIG CEO Hancock Calls for Stronger Cyber Insurance

“Cyber security is a team sport,” speaker Gus Coldebella said to the audience at the sixth Sloan Cyber Security Lecture at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. “And the team...

The Jacobs Women: Helping Build a Legacy

The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur, the late Joseph J. Jacobs’s memoir, is dedicated to his wife Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, of whom he wrote: “With a modesty that belies the great...

New Faculty, New Breakthroughs

Our newest faculty members come to us from various corners of the world, but they all have one thing in common: impressive lists of accomplishments. From developing a programmable chip with...

Lynford Lecturer Eric Schadt Uses Big Data to Construct Predictive Models of Disease That Could Change the Face of Medicine

Trustee Jeffrey Lynford has a knack for pinpointing scientists and thinkers at the cutting edge of discovery. Since it was launched in 1998, the annual lecture series that bears his name has featured...

15 Students Awarded SAME Scholarships

With more than a quarter-century of military service and just as many years in the university classroom, Fletcher “Bud” Griffis is eminently qualified to oversee the Society of American...

Empowering the Next Generation: History Becomes HERStory

The Regna Lounge had been transformed into a lively networking space. A photo area was set up for guests to take group shots with light-up wands. A large whiteboard stood, inviting anyone to write a...

Optics and Photonics Society Honors Nasir Memon

The international society for optics and photonics, SPIE, elected Professor Nasir Memon a fellow, citing his achievements in multimedia security and lossless image compression. Memon heads the NYU...

Reaching into the Ionosphere to Talk to Submarines and Save Satellites

Very low frequency (VLF) waves—3 kHz to 30 kHz—have numerous practical applications. They can penetrate deep into sea water, making it possible to communicate with submarines, and can...

A Baker’s Dozen of Urban Transportation Solutions

NYU Professor Kaan Ozbay and collaborators presented 13 full-paper refereed research papers at the annual National Academies Transportation Research Board (TRB) conference in Washington, D.C., in...

Hacking A Way to Safety

On a bitter, cold February day—the coldest day on record in New York City—the Design Tinkering Club at the School of Engineering hosted a hackathon. The event, titled ‘Hack Your Way...

NSF Grant Aims to Speed Gene Therapy Tool to Market

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Jin Kim Montclare of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering a grant to speed commercialization of an engineered protein and lipid mixture that...

NYU New Biomatrix Center's Key to Halting Cancer, Healing Wounds: Hyaluronan

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is now the home of the Biomatrix Research Center, located in a new state-of-the-art facility in Manhattan’s Health Corridor. Thanks to a $4.5 million...

IEEE Conference Honors Student Research

The IEEE INFOCOM selected NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering doctoral student Zizhong Cao’s recent work for the 2014 Best Paper Award. The conference, held by Institute of Electrical and...

International Conferences Recognize Applied Nonlinear Control Research

Zhong-Ping Jiang, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been invited to deliver plenary lectures at the 2015...

Where Technology and Originality Assemble

Are you looking for more chances to work interdepartmentally with other students? Do you have a great idea but don’t have the team or funding? The Inno/Vention competition offers students...

AABE NYMAC Student Chapter Presents “Future Leaders in Energy"

In 1977, when Clarke A. Watson gave birth to the idea of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE), it was in the spirit of fairness and inclusion. After the enactment of the Department of...

Mobile Apps Take Students into the Laboratory

Mobile apps have proved to be valuable educational tools, but laboratory instructors thus far have been limited to using mobile devices only for virtual laboratories with simulated experiments. Now,...

Engineering is on the Rise

By now it’s clear that the 2014 merger between New York University and the Polytechnic Institute has had positive ramifications. Aspiring engineers are taking note; in 2015 the number of...

Cyber Security Awareness Week Goes Local

Last week, at Montgomery College in Maryland, 40 young hackers sat rapt at their computers and smartphones, digging their way through a cyber mystery. Despite their proximity to the nation’s...

Time to Jump on the Bandwagon

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized and crowded, finding solutions to increase traffic efficiency are becoming more vital. In an effort to spur innovation, Ford Motor Company recently...

NSF Supports Researchers’ Use of Psychology to Detect Software Vulnerabilities

Most software bug-finding tools require a developer to know that a problem exists and then to write code to check for it. Researchers are now pursuing software that would find bugs even when...

In Memoriam: Violet Jabara Jacobs

The entire NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering mourns the recent passing of Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, the beloved wife of alum and Professor Joseph J. Jacobs, the mother of Trustee...

Engineering an Award-Winning Study of Human Energy and Movement

When the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) convened in Buffalo, New York, for its annual International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in...

Richard Danzig of the Rand Corp. Delivers the Fifth Sloan Foundation Lecture

Attendees at the Fifth Sloan Foundation Cyber Security Lecture at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering on December 10 were greeted by an eerie but compelling image: Projected on the screen was a...

Prototyping Fund’s Fall Project Showcase Offers Glimpse at Ingenious Inventions

A tabletop-sized Ferris wheel carrying lush-looking plants; an anatomically perfect purple replica of a human skull; and a futuristic coaster that reminds its user to drink a glass of water. Each of...

11th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week Wrap-up

On November 15, the 11th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) came to an official end. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Pfizer Auditorium was full of winners. Specifically,...

Intersecting Innovation

In a move to improve traffic safety and raise awareness of the dangers of phone use while driving, AT&T, the NYC Media Lab, and ChallengePost hosted the Connected Intersections competition, a...

A STEP in the Right Direction

Online labor markets like oDesk and Elance have made it easier than ever for employers and prospective employees to find one another. Such services give companies access to a massive and diverse pool...

Why Does Coffee Spill More Often than Beer?

Watch even the most careful waiter bring a cup of coffee to your table, and you’ll realize that carrying liquid is not easy. When set in motion, the coffee starts sloshing, little waves appear...

Professor of Mathematics Erwin Lutwak Might Be Feted in in the World’s Capitals but Brooklyn Remains Home

In 1980 Professor Erwin Lutwak was invited to the Vienna University of Technology to give the very first colloquium address of his career. The Austrian capital has long been considered one of the...

ECE Awards Certificates to Top Scholars

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department recently launched an award, Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence, to recognize students whose academic performance has been outstanding. The...

Seeing the Unseen

The first thing that usually comes to mind when a person thinks of graphic novels and comics is the visual element, often in the form of drawings. Visualizing something as complex as the history of...

Visiting Professor and GovLab Director Beth Simone Noveck Wins Internet Excellence Award from Oxford

Beth Simone Noveck, who directs the Governance Lab (GovLab) at New York University and currently holds the Jerry Hultin Global Network Visiting Professorship at the NYU Polytechnic School of...

Hacking a Different Kind of Virus

Did you ever think that a hackathon could have the potential to turn the tide on a disease with an epicenter thousands of miles away? An event held in conjunction with the Greenhouse and the Design...

Biomedical Engineering Society Honors Professor Flamini

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) awarded New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Industry Assistant Professor Vittoria Flamini the 2014 BME  Innovation and Career...

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan Elected to the Indian National Academy of Engineering

The Governing Council of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) has elected NYU Dean of Engineering and Executive Vice Provost Katepalli R. Sreenivasan a Foreign Fellow in recognition of...

A Trio of Prize-Winning Professors

Professors at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering have many occasions to feel proud: that moment when a struggling student finally “gets it,” seeing an advisee’s name on a...

Hacking the Gender Gap

On Friday, October 17, the Career Discovery in Cyber Security: A Women's Symposium at New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering kicked off with an introduction by the school’s...

NSF Supports Researchers’ Use of Psychology to Detect Software Vulnerabilities

Most software bug-finding tools require a developer to know that a problem exists and then to write code to check for it. Researchers are now pursuing software that would find bugs even when...

Professor Elza Erkip Named one of the ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’

Professor Elza Erkip of the Polytechnic School of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been listed among the 2014 Thomson Reuters “The World’s Most...

Bringing Outer Space to Brooklyn

“It’s definitely the blue jumpsuits,” Lee Morin joked. “If we took these off, we’d fade into anonymity.” Morin was speaking while shaking hands, signing autographs...

In Memoriam: Former Professor Leonard Shaw

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Leonard Shaw on October 22. Shaw, who taught at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering for more than four decades, had first learned of the...

"Einstein and the Quantum:" Honoring Former Professor Herbert Morawetz

Most people have heard Albert Einstein’s pronouncement that God does not play dice with the universe (originally written in a letter to friend and fellow scientist Max Born) and have...

Human-Computer Interaction Research Will Make Personal Genomic Data Accessible

The National Science Foundation has awarded Associate Professor of Technology Management and Innovation Oded Nov a grant to study the role human-computer interaction can play in helping non-experts...

In Memoriam: Board Member T. Richard Fishbein

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of dedicated board member T. Richard Fishbein on October 14, 2014, at the age of 76. Fishbein--who held an AB from Dartmouth College, an MBA from...

Professor Jonathan Viventi on What It Means to Be 'Brilliant'

Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, was recently named to the MIT Technology Review's annual Innovators...

Remembering a Professor’s Patience, Guidance, and Acumen

I magine arriving at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a newly minted doctoral student. You’re ready and eager to start down the road to earning your PhD, but there are a few...

Better Data Builds Better Bridges

On August 1, 2007, when a section of an eight-lane bridge on Interstate 35W in downtown Minneapolis plummeted into the Mississippi River, killing more than a dozen people, Visiting Associate...

Addressing Topics of Microscopic and Nanoscale Proportions

The recent "Faculty Meets Faculty Luncheon Series" at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering on September 24 was attended by some 50 professors, staff members, and students, hailing from...

In Memoriam: Martin L. Perl

Dr. Martin L. Perl did not believe in holing up around the clock in his lab. “Limit your working hours,” he told the attendees of a Presidential Lecture he gave in 2008 at his alma mater...

Dynamical Systems Laboratory Takes its Robots to the People

On Sunday, October 5, the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering will showcase two robotics displays at the NYC Marine Science Festival, Submerge! Submerge! is New York City’s...

Tips from the Top

There are many ways to describe John Trani: School of Engineering alum, successful businessman, generous Promise Scholarship supporter, operating partner of the evocatively named private-equity firm...

SteelDay Festivities Come to the School of Engineering

Ask most people what autumn means to them and you might hear about Halloween costumes and turkey on Thanksgiving. But every Civil Engineering and Construction Management student knows that it also...

More Than Bricks and Mortar

“Institutions are much more than bricks and mortar,” Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan said on September 8, at a gathering in honor of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s new...

Berlin + Brooklyn: Perfect Partners

On September 3, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs Kurt Becker channeled Humphrey Bogart’s character in the classic movie Casablanca, proclaiming, “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful...

What Will They Do?

Bag pipes skirled and bass drums thumped to commence NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s 2014 Convocation on August 25th. NYU Pipes and Drums Corps provided the soundtrack as streams of...

Student Co-Authors Research on the Protein Universe

In the August 5, 2014 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the editors wrote, “Just as the elements in the periodic table can be traced back to the Big Bang,...

Undergraduate Summer Research Program Fosters Student Innovation

The 2014 NYU School of Engineering Undergraduate Summer Research Program marked eight years this summer in providing a unique research opportunity for School of Engineering, NYU College of Arts and...

Novel Computational Approach Aims to Improve Prosthetics and Aid Troops

Metabolic energy expenditure is a critical measure of human motion, and ascertaining detailed information about how the human body moves can result in a wide array of scientific, clinical, and...

NSF Grant Introduces Secondary School Teachers to Cyber Security

Aiming to address the shortage of cyber security experts—called ''one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation'' by President Obama...

Polytechnic Dubbed National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations by NSA

There was good reason to celebrate on August 14, 2014, when the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering was officially honored as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations by...

BotFactory: Revolutionizing Circuit Board Creation, Races to Kickstarter Finale

On July 11, 2014, the BotFactory, a startup devoted to revolutionizing the way electrical engineers create circuit boards, began a Kickstarter campaign, and within a month they had attracted some 150...

American Chemical Society Gives Professor Eli Pearce Rock Star of Chemistry Honor

When the American Chemical Society (ACS) held its national meeting and exposition in Dallas in early 2014, one of the young attendees became very excited to spot Eli Pearce, a research professor at...

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professors Win Grant to Study Phishing Attacks

Internet users have long been warned about phishing scams, in which criminals indiscriminately send out mass emails to trick consumers into revealing sensitive personal data like social security and...

Moving Research to the Marketplace: Senator Gillibrand Talks TRANSFER Act Benefits at Urban Future Lab

Introducing the crowd at the Urban Future Lab (UFL) to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Micah Kotch, the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, described...

Engineering Researcher Unearths Timely Advice for Portfolio Managers

Economists have long debated the risks and rewards of investing using the momentum strategy, an approach based on the belief that market trends will continue: that further gains will follow large...

Erich Enrique Kunhardt, 65, dies

Erich Enrique Kunhardt, a professor of physics, a university administrator, and a prolific inventor, died on Monday, August 4, 2014 at the age of 65 in Manhattan, after a lengthy illness. Erich...

New York State Funds Storm Resiliency Research

New York State issued a second grant, of $1.26 million, to the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to support a new hub of research and education on emergency preparedness. The New York State...

Grants Advance Research into Composites to Protect Vehicles and Troops

Nikhil Gupta, an associate professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has won grants from both the U.S. Army and the U.S....

Applications of Graphene: An Overview

Applications of Graphene: An Overview illustrates the basic properties and potential applications of graphene, which Edward L. Wolf, professor of physics at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering...

Zhaoxia Xu Wins Economic Research Grant

The National Bureau of Economic Research Innovation Policy recently selected NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Zhaoxia Xu as one of two recipients worldwide of a research grant for the...

Nikhil Gupta Joins Editorial Board of ASTM Journal

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Associate Professor Nikhil Gupta recently joined the editorial board of the journal Materials Performance and Characterization published by ASTM International,...

Method of Optimizing Digital History Wins Best Paper Award

This September, research on persistence by three members of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Computer Science and Engineering faculty will receive the best paper award at the European...

A Safer, Cheaper Way to Track Defects in Aircraft Structures

It’s important for engineers to closely monitor the safety and durability of the composite materials used in aircraft and spacecraft, which are subject to myriad physical stresses. An aircraft...

Research Examines Wealth Divide in Financial Markets

New research in quantitative finance indicates that the wealth divide in financial markets may be both mental and structural--not a matter of large investors’ access to faster computers for...

Visualization Conference Selects 8 NYU School of Engineering Papers

The premiere conference for data visualization will feature eight research papers co-authored by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering faculty members from the Department of Computer Science and...

HeartShare Art Share

One is accustomed to seeing students bustling to and from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering buildings surrounding MetroTech Commons. In early July, however, to everyone’s surprise and...

Entrepreneur and Alum Joe Landolina Chosen as 2014 TED Fellow

Anyone who has ever met Joe Landolina has known he was going places. What they might not have predicted, however, was that those places would one day include Madrid, Spain, where he was invited to...

Summer of STEM: Choosing the Classroom Over the Beach

On July 7, instead of spending summer at the beach, twenty high school women gathered at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to partake in an Introduction to Computer Science and Cyber Security...

New Book on Syntactic Foams Co-Edited by Nikhil Gupta

Metal Matrix Syntactic Foams: Processing, Microstructure, Properties and Applications Edited by Nikhil Gupta and Pradeep K. Rohatgi DEStech Publications, Inc., 2014 ISBN: 978-1-932078-83-1...

Building Bridges and Calculating Costs

A few years ago, when a disagreement was brewing between two factions—one wanting to outsource New York State Department of Transportation design work to private contractors and one believing...

Q & A with Bowen Yu: Programming Champion

The Palace of Team Sports in Ekaterinburg, Russia, hosts dozens of basketball and soccer matches each year, but on June 25, a competition of a different sort took place there: the ACM’s...

NYC ACRE Opens New York Energy Week

On June 18th, clean energy enthusiasts and professionals reached the 43rd floor of the New York Academy of Sciences where they were welcomed to the New York Energy Week 2014: Cleantech Startups...

Q & A with Steven Zeltmann: TMS Structural Materials Division Scholarship Awardee

When the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) holds its annual meeting and exhibition in March 2015, Steven Zeltmann will be there. The mechanical engineering major was recently announced...

In Memoriam: Clifford H. Goldsmith (HON ’06)

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering mourns the passing on June 25, 2014 of much-admired former trustee and board vice chair, Clifford H. Goldsmith (HON ’06).  In 1986, Clifford was...

Popularity Contest: Student Poster Takes Top Honor

Doctoral student Jeyavijayan (JV) Rajendran explains that while reverse engineering—dismantling a piece of technology in order to better understand it—has undeniable benefits, the...

Black Girls Code: Helping Themselves to Help Others

On Day Two of the Black Girls Code (BGC) “Love is Respect” Hackathon, dozens of adolescent girls ping-ponged between Rogers Hall and Pfizer Auditorium. Partnered with Verizon and Break...

Circuit Training

Since the 1970s, electrical engineering students have been building electrical circuits using breadboards, relatively inexpensive plastic boxes that require no soldering of electronic components or...

Sophomores Take on Upper Classes at NASA Lunar Robot Competition

You may never have given much thought to regolith, the layer of powdery substance that covers virtually the entire surface of the moon, much of Mars, and some asteroids—unless, that is, you...

Creating the Makers of Tomorrow Since 1854

Responding to President Barack Obama’s call to empower America’s students and entrepreneurs to invent the future--and in conjunction with the first-ever White House Maker Faire being held...

Academic Publisher Appoints Kurt Becker to Editor Positions

Springer Science+Business Media, a leading global scientific, technical, and medical publisher, has selected Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and...

Ted Rappaport Travels Down Under to Give a Keynote Address at the IEEE’s International Conference on Communication

With more than 50,000 members, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society  is one of the largest and most active of all the organization’s...

Finance and Risk Engineering Professors Take Two of Top Five SSRN Spots

Since 1994, the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has provided a forum for sharing and distributing the work of scholars in a wide variety of fields, from cognitive science to law to economics...

Montclare Chosen as 2014-15 Fellow of Drexel University’s ELATE Program

Anyone who knows Jin Montclare knows that the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering associate professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering is a whirlwind of energy. From running the Montclare Lab...

SSRN Research Papers

Since 1994, the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has provided a forum for sharing and distributing the work of scholars in a wide variety of fields, from cognitive science to law to economics...

Celebrating NYU's Newest Engineers

Laughter and cheers greeted the rotating display of photos that flashed on the Barclays Center massive screen, as NYU Polytechnic Shool of Engineering's newest graduates recognized themselves and...

A Father's Love

It seems to have become something of a phenomenon for military members to surprise unsuspecting family members by returning home unannounced. The videos are all over the Internet: a father in...

National Academies Selects Oded Nov for Keck Initiative

The annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) brings together some of the nation’s best researchers from academic, industrial, and government laboratories to explore and...

500 Years of Melancholia Conference: More Magic, Less Square

It would be easy to picture Carlotta Mummolo and Angelo Tafuni outdoors on a beautiful Spring afternoon, enjoying a picnic or some equally picturesque pursuit. Instead, the two PhD students were two...

Meet the Lus

It isn’t unusual to hear that a married couple met while attending the same school. It’s not even all that rare to hear about a child applying to a mother’s or father’s alma...

In Conversation with S. James Gates

Being bombarded with questions from a group of eager students is all in a day’s work for most professors. Few, however, probably deal with students quite as eager as those attending the NYU...

Former IBM Executive Vice President of Innovation and Technology to Speak at Commencement

Nicholas Donofrio, the now-retired Executive Vice President of Innovation and Technology at IBM, has a long list of honors to his credit. He is an IBM Fellow Emeritus, a Fellow of the Institute for...

Expo Marks the Spot

If you walked through the MetroTech Center on May 2, you might have seen the massive white tent and assumed a wedding or some other festive occasion was taking place. It was, indeed, a celebration of...

A Lecture on the Sun

Popular culture is rife with erroneous and misleading representations of scientists: absent-minded scientists, cold-hearted and unemotional scientists, even scientists nefariously bent on world...

Max Planck Seminar Recognizes the Work of Professors Arnold and Teraoka

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, part of Germany’s premier research institution for basic science, held a weeklong seminar on biosensing at the very smallest extremes, during...

A Multi-Borough Back-to-School Day

“About the only thing that still looks the same is the Brooklyn Bridge,” Lawrence Lapson joked. He was just one of the many members of the Golden Jubilee class marveling at the changes...

The New Wave in Wireless

If you had any doubts that Brooklyn was fast becoming one of the hottest locales in the tech industry, look no further than the 5G Summit, held from April 23 to 25 at the New York University...

Peter E. Barker-Homek Addresses the Innovation and Technology Forum

Peter E. Barker-Homek ('83) has worn many hats—U.S. Marine pilot; high-level State Department official; Director of International Mergers and Acquisitions at British Gas; CEO of Taqa, the...

Inno/Vention DemoDay Concludes at Spotify

DemoDay, the culminating event of the the startup prototyping competition that is NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Inno/Vention, provided a potential glimpse into the futures of this...

Saving the World, One Click at a Time

Everyone knows what crude oil is, but soon we might all be talking about “Rude Oil.” That’s the name adopted by a team of sustainable urban environments and integrated digital media...

Andy Nealen's Osmos Game on "The Simpsons"

On April 6, over 4.3 million viewers watched as Milhouse had his iPad stolen on "The Simpsons." When he finds it in Bart's possession and begins to confront him, he is entranced by...

David Pine Joins the School of Engineering

David Pine has a deep appreciation for the history of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the work that has been done in his field by its faculty. “Just look at Herman Mark, who...

CSE Student Takes Programming Powers to Russia

Amid a slew of conventional team names—the Trojans, the Victors, the Wildcats—the NYU Bagel Flavored Debugging stand out. Comprised of Bowen Yu, a doctoral candidate in the School of...

Inducting the Next Generation of Energy Leaders

March 12, 2014, will forever be regarded as a date of significance in the annals of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. The day marks the induction of the very first American Association of Blacks...

Inno/Vention: Making the Cut

Over 40 teams applied to take part in the Inno/Vention competition earlier this semester and on April 1, the twelve semi-finalists that were chosen to prototype their ventures pitched at the “...

Google Funds Professor Torsten Suel’s Quest for Search Efficiency

Google has granted a Faculty Research Award to Professor Torsten Suel to support his study of new index pruning and index tiering techniques that could significantly reduce hardware and energy costs...

Startup Guru Steve Blank Brings His 5-Day Lean Launchpad to NYU

If you’ve read anything at all about the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s incubators; its NSF iCorps node, which helps scientists and engineers commercialize their research; or any...

Urban Future Lab Opens Its Doors

On March 13, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering opened its newest business incubator, The Urban Future Lab, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)....

Researchers Team with Con Edison to Safeguard the Smart Grid

Con Edison has teamed with researchers at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to advance the safety and security of the utility’s burgeoning smart grid system. Professor Ramesh Karri and...

Future Captains of Industry Visit the Urban Future Lab

“Could we discuss market capitalization? How have you addressed the obvious liability issues here?” Those aren’t questions you’d expect to hear from the average middle school...

Transformational Leadership: It’s What’s for Dinner

In conjunction with National Women's History Month, the Regna Lounge elegantly supplied the backdrop for the recent Women’s Summit Leadership Dinner. Attendees dined on tasty dishes served...

Meet Yvonne Fleming: Celebrating Women's History Month

It comes as no surprise that Yvonne Fleming (‘94EE) is super smart; everyone knows that graduates of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering are smart. She's also traveled over 30...

Honoring Women in Engineering

On February 19—during National Engineers Week and just in time to get everyone ready for Women’s History Month—the Office of Alumni Relations treated alumni and others to a...

Inno/Vention PowerPitch Voting Underway

Earlier this week Inno/Vention teams endured the first round of judging in the three-stage competition. Only ten of the dozens of teams that applied for the challenge will be moving forward. Teams...

Meet Stacey Johnson: Engineering a Legacy

It’s hard to catch Stacey Johnson sitting still. She carries a full course load, works in the Department of Online Learning, and parents her six-year-old son, Aiden. Not to mention her efforts...

The Greenhouse Celebrates a First Birthday

The weather outside was frightful but that didn’t dim the celebratory mood inside the Greenhouse on February 7. There was a skillfully frosted cake bearing birthday wishes, and some of those in...

A Celebration of Two Strong Traditions, Merging

It isn’t every day that elected officials, university presidents, community leaders, students, scientists, and dignitaries from both sides of the East River gather in one room to celebrate. But...

Student Spotlight

Now that we are officially the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, it’s an especially exciting time to be studying at NYU's Brooklyn location. There have never been more...

Nonlinear Control of Dynamic Networks

Motivated by the need for new tools to solve complex problems resulting from smart power grids, biological processes, distributed computing networks, transportation networks, robotic systems, and...

Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications Research Review Features FCC CTO Henning Schulzrinne

When Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives Kurt Becker welcomed the crowd to the 2013 Annual Research Review mounted by the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications (...

Graphene: A New Paradigm in Condensed Matter and Device Physics

Oxford University Press, 2013 Graphene: A New Paradigm in Condensed Matter and Device Physics is an introduction to the science and possible applications of Graphene, the first one-atom-thick...

Reinforced Polymer Matrix Syntactic Foams: Effect of Nano and Micro-Scale Reinforcement

Springer, 2013 Reinforced Polymer Matrix Syntactic Foams: Effect of Nano and Micro-Scale Reinforcement examines the fabrication processes, mechanism of reinforcement, and structure-property...

NYU-Poly Professor Elza Erkip Selected as IEEE Guest Editor

NYU-Poly Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Elza Erkip, an associate director of NYU WIRELESS, is serving as a guest editor for the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC...

Cyber Security Awareness Week Marked Its 10th Anniversary by Being Bigger and Better than Ever

The Capture the Flag (CTF) teams gathered at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Jacobs Gymnasium didn’t have time to talk or even give their names, so intently were...

Re-dedicating the Hinkaty Hub

November 14 marked the opening of the Charles J. Hinkaty '70 '72 MA Student Leadership Hub, especially devoted to leaders from Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) student...

Building a Legacy in the Lab

Jasmin Hume, a fourth year PhD student in Materials Science, and Jennifer Sun, a senior in the Biomolecular Science Program, two students in the Montclare Lab, were recently recipients of the Army...

Just released: Book on Graphene by Prof. Wolf of the Department of Applied Physics

Professor Edward Wolf of the Department of Applied Physics has just published a new book Graphene: A New Paradigm in Condensed Matter and Device Physics an introduction to the science and possible...

Prof. Stephen Arnold to be honored by President Sexton for receiving a "Best Paper of 2012" honor from the American Institute of Physics

At an upcoming reception hosted by President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin at Hemmerdinger Hall on November 25th, Prof. Stephen Arnold will be saluted for being cited for one of the Best...

Back to Brooklyn Again

When observers refer to the Barclays Center as an “excitement factory” or “the centerpiece of how the borough, and the city, will be seen for generations to come,” they are...

Computer Scientist and Philosopher Judea Pearl Delivers 15th Annual Lynford Lecture on Science of Cause and Effect

In his Curriculum Vitae, Judea Pearl jocularly refers to his “awards and other frills,” and among them is now the A.M. Turing Award. Often called the Nobel Prize of Computing, for his...

FTC Commissioner Brill Warns About Cyberspace Big Data Abuse

Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill has a big job with big implications for businesses and consumers alike. Her mission—to ensure that the U.S. economy operates with vigorous competition...

NYU President John Sexton Speaks to Students at Town Hall

For anyone who had read the recent New York magazine list of “Power Huggers,” which included NYU President John Sexton, it came as no surprise that the Town Hall meeting held in NYU-Poly...

Tutor Matching Service Launches at NYU-ePoly

Tutor Matching Service, a cutting edge program that pairs students with tutors, officially arrives to Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly). The tutoring service will primarily serve NYU-ePoly, the...

Applied Physics department's first annual student-professor picnic a big success

The fall semester started on a high for the Applied Physics department when the Society of Undergraduate Physicists (SOUP) organized the first annual student-professor departmental picnic at the...

MAGNET: Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Culture

The new Media and Games Network (MAGNET) on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) is a strikingly sleek space—complete with glass walls, and cutting-edge...

NYC Media Lab Annual Research Summit Explores the Future of Media

The NYC Media Lab was founded two years ago in the hopes of building an open innovation environment where member companies could learn from one another and engage with cutting-edge researchers from...

New Faculty Join NYU-Poly

As classes are underway, new faces can be seen throughout Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). Most belong to the entering class of 2017, more than 600 bright and eager students...

This is What’s App

The beautiful transportation hive that is Grand Central Terminal echoed with an excitement that differed from the norm on the morning of September 24, 2013. Instead of a cluster of commuters, there...

Wasserman Center for Career Development Kicks Off Fall Recruiting Season with Yahoo! Tech Talk

A long line of students dropped off resumes with job recruiters on a recent Tuesday night as they filed into Pfizer Auditorium for a Tech Talk titled “Data Eco-System and Challenges.” It...

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association's Teamhunt: A New Way to Shop Ideas Around

i2e, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) philosophy of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship, has been around for a very long time. Innovation and invention abound in...

Seed Grants Continue to Support Cross-Institutional Research and Collaboration

In 2009, when New York University Provost David McLaughlin and Erich Kunhardt, then Provost of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), announced that a $5 million “seed...

Maurizio Porfiri: Three Years Later, Still Brilliant

In 2010, assistant professor Maurizio Porfiri became the first member of the NYU-Poly faculty to earn a coveted spot on Popular Science magazine’s annual roundup of the most promising young...

A Life Changing Course: Disabilities Studies

Engineering schools are notorious for their demanding curriculum and rigorous coursework; memorizing countless formulas and reactions are second nature to the typical engineering student. Although...

Millimeter Wave Paper Among IEEE’s Most Researched

“Millimeter Wave Mobile Communications for 5G Cellular: It Will Work!,” a recent journal survey paper co-authored by NYU WIRELESS Director Theodore (Ted) Rappaport and his students, was...

Convocation: A Warm Welcome

The collective glow on the faces of the members of the Class of 2017 could have lit the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) gym with no help from a single electrical engineer. They gathered on...

Launching Their Futures: A Dynamic Demo Day

By the time Demo Day rolled around on August 8, the young entrepreneurs who had been chosen to take part in NYU’s Summer Launchpad had been through ten grueling but exciting weeks. They had...

A SPIKE in Success

Students at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) are committed to tackling real-world problems, and Poly’s hands-on learning environment is targeted at helping them do just...

An Artist with Big Ideas

From June 26 through July 2, 2013, a carefully curated group of thinkers and leaders from around the world gathered in Colorado for the Aspen Ideas Festival, a series of lectures, classes and...

Launching Their Futures

By the time Demo Day rolled around on August 8, the young entrepreneurs who had been chosen to take part in NYU’s Summer Launchpad had been through 10 grueling but exciting weeks of education...

Launching Their Futures

By the time Demo Day rolled around on August 8, the young entrepreneurs who had been chosen to take part in NYU’s Summer Launchpad had been through 10 grueling but exciting weeks of education...

NYU WIRELESS Moves into World-Class Research Space

NYU WIRELESS faculty and students have completed their move into 13,500 square feet of world-class research space, with four labs for wireless research, computing, and medical applications. The lab...

NYU-Poly launches a summer of K-12 exploration

They ranged from nervous middle-schoolers who had never ventured far from their own urban neighborhoods to those accustomed to striding the corridors of power in Washington, D.C. Still, every person...

NYU-Poly Team Heads to Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, launched in 2002, is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective...

Annual Rosenthal and Brownstein Awards given to PhD students Nivan Ferreira and Samah Saeed

The NYU-Poly Department of Computer Science and Engineering is pleased to announce this year's winners of its two annual departmental awards. PhD Student Nivan Roberto Ferreira received...

PIAA Elects Gerald Dawes as Incoming President

At the recent 2013 Annual Meeting and Election of the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA), alumni mingled in the Regna Lounge as morning sun streamed through the trees outside the windows...

A Fresh Look at the Founding Fathers

It must be thrilling for a nonfiction author to see his book highlighted in the respected periodical Kirkus Reviews, especially when the critic enthuses, “[This is] groundbreaking history not...

Chatting with the Author: David Lefer

David Lefer, the author of the newly released volume The Founding Conservatives: How a Group of Unsung Heroes Saved the American Revolution, Director of the Innovation and Technology Forum and an...

In Memoriam—Paul Soros

With the passing of Paul Soros on June 15, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has lost one of the most beloved figures in the history of the school. Soros, who earned a...

Top Down Teaching

Mark M. Green, a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is fond of a quote by Charles Kettering,  who invented the first electric...

Canada’s World Wildlife Fund Gets an Accomplished, Visionary New Leader: NYU-Poly's David Miller

In 2011, when David Miller, former mayor of Toronto, was named a Future of Cities Global Fellow by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), it was an exciting addition to an...

The World Comes to Brooklyn

On June 1, the World Science Festival (WSF) came to MetroTech Center, transformed for the day into Innovation Square. Thousands of people strolled the plaza to interact with robots, play the latest...

Commencement 2013: NYU-Poly Rocks the Barclays Center

On May 23, the floor of the Barclays Center was a veritable sea of purple.  No, the Brooklyn Nets haven’t gotten flashy new uniforms; that violet tide was formed by the gowns of the over 1...

Spotlight on Student Achievement

Joe Landolina’s renown continues to grow. The inventor of Veti-Gel, a product with the potential to revolutionize trauma care, was featured in the Huffington Post, the New York Daily News and...

Real-World Research, Out-of-This-World Fun

If you attended the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s 2013 Research Expo, held at the MetroTech Center campus in Downtown Brooklyn on May 20, it was clear that you were taking a...

A Good Friend to Poly

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has long been committed to educating financially disadvantaged students, the children of immigrants and others who might be the first in...

2013 Teaching Technology Demo Fest

On Tuesday, April 23rd, the Center for Faculty Innovations in Teaching and Learning (FITL) hosted NYU-Poly's first Teaching Technology Demo Fest. The focus of the Demo Fest was on implementation...

NYU-Poly “Hacks” the MTA

On May 4-5, in a collaborative effort between Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), ChallengePost, AT&T and the Metropolitan Transit Authority, 16 teams set out in a mad rush...

2013 Distinguished Teacher Award and the 2013 Jacobs Excellence in Education Awards

On the recommendation of the Faculty Committee for Teaching Awards, it is my pleasure to announce the 2013 Distinguished Teacher Award and the 2013 Jacobs Excellence in Education Awards.  These...

Going West

When the Division of Student Affairs invites you to a session of its Spotlight Series, you expect to hear an enlightening lecture and perhaps engage in a lively Q&A. You probably do not expect to...

Engineers in the Archive

Using archival material to gain insight into i2e was the focus of a presentation by Christopher Leslie, instructor of media, science and technology studies at NYU-Poly, last week. As part of Leslie...

Six Months After Sandy, Building a More Resilient Wireless World

With the recent six-month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaching, a group of engineers, academics, telecommunications and government representatives gathered at Polytechnic Institute of New York...

Inno/Vention Closes with DemoDay

On April 25th, Aryeh Katz cleared his throat and announced to a buzzing Pfizer Auditorium that he was “a bit nervous.” And with good reason. Esteemed judges, instructors, friends, and...

Report from Town Hall

Students, faculty and staff filed into Pfizer Auditorium on April 25 for an historic occasion—to hear the first Town Hall address given by the President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York...

From the Lab to the Marketplace

Jin Montclare, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), and grad student Carlo Yuvienco have developed an e-...

Stanford, California: Here They Come

How many schools can boast having even one of the top 100 young entrepreneurs in the world? Well, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has not one, but six! That would be an...

i²e Gala Honors Leadership, Vision, Innovation and Impact

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) honored three remarkable leaders of industry and education during its i2e Gala, on April 17, 2013 in Grand Central Terminal’s...

Women in Technology—Not Just a Fairy Tale

It was standing room only when Internet Hall of Famer Nancy Hafkin took the stage to speak on April 9, as part of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)’s “Technology...

Inno/Vention: Making the Cut

Judges line the front row of Pfizer Auditorium, pens and pads in hand, as one team of entrepreneurial hopefuls after another present their original ideas for the 6th Annual Inno/Vention Competition...

Sifteo Game Jam

“They’re going to start giving these things out at McDonald’s,” joked Mike Frasco ’13DM as he surveyed the tiny, plastic cubes laid out for the Game Innovation Lab...

Inno/Vention's Sweet Sixteen

The Inno/Vention competition is underway. Teams competing in the upcoming ProtoTest stage, could find themselves competing for a prize pool of more than $22,000 during DemoDay, the third and final...

NYU-Poly/NYU Graduate Program Is Rated One of the Top in North America

There are many graduate game design programs to choose from, and The Princeton Review lists the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and NYU among the best. For its newly released...

Reaching the Summit

Opening a summit with a keynote speaker like aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center guarantees that everyone else has a tough act to follow, but the...

The Interface Revolution is Here

To more fully serve users’ personal and business needs, digital interfaces are evolving beyond screen-based devices; augmented reality, eye tracking, hand gesture, and brain interface...

Game Innovation Lab's Indie Tech Talk Explores "Conceptual Art as Technical Practice"

Dressed in a t-shirt, jeans, and bandanna, conceptual artist and game designer Zach Gage stepped into NYU-Poly’s Game Innovation Lab last Wednesday night to discuss what he termed “floaty...

NYU-Poly’s NYC Service Design Jam: 48-hours to Change the World

PrevStartNextThe School of Engineering's NYC Service Design Jam: 48-hours to Change the World Just forty-eight hours to change the world. Though it sounds like a daunting task, it’s what...

High School Student a Rising Star in NYU-Poly Lab

Each summer Rich Gross, an NYU-Poly professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, hosts a select group of teens who come to the campus to work on independent lab projects and receive mentoring...

Topfer Chair Professor Charles S. Tapiero Publishes Engineering Risk and Finance

Professor Charles S. Tapiero's latest book, Engineering Risk and Finance, provides an interdisciplinary approach to risk anchored in finance, to value, price, and to manage risk, in its many...

Groundbreaking NSF Program to Support Academic Entrepreneurs

The National Science Foundation selected a consortium of CUNY, NYU and Columbia to establish a regional node for its groundbreaking Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program that prepares academic...

NYU-Poly's Engineering and Technology Spring Career Fair

“I am already excited for the Class of 2013. My optimism about this year’s graduating students is based primarily on three things: 1) the caliber of NYU-Poly students, 2) the continued...

Who Has That Spark?

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association (EIA) -- the largest club at NYU-Poly and one of the largest entrepreneurship clubs at any NYU school -- has had more than its share of success stories...

Accreditation Leads Town Hall Agenda

Acting President and Provost Katepalli (Sreeni) Sreenivasan opened with a long wish list of things to discuss at the latest Town Hall meeting, held in Pfizer Auditorium on February 21: student...

Global Idea Exchange Fellows Go Global

  On October 1, 2012, NYU students were posed with a question: “How might we activate the potential of cities to ignite a modern renaissance?” More than 1,600 responded during NYU...

NYU-Poly Physics Club Members Earn Accomplished Competitor Ranking in 2012 University Physics Competition

Congratulations to Daniel Berkowitz, Shane Strickland and Louis Tessler, members of the Physics Club at NYU-Poly, for earning an accomplished competitor ranking in the 2012 University Physics...

Professor Shivendra S. Panwar Speaks at FCC Post-Sandy Field Hearing

When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in late October of 2012, about a quarter of the cell phone tower sites in the region shut down, causing millions of lost calls. With flood waters rising and...

Collaboration and Innovation Find a New Home at NYU-Poly’s Greenhouse

The basement level of 6 MetroTech buzzed with energy on Wednesday, January 30, as students, faculty members and administrators from NYU-Poly and across NYU, gathered with representatives from...

The Dangers of too Much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language...

NYU-Poly Mourns the Loss of Trustee Michael Hegel Kappaz

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University mourns the sudden passing on January 27, 2013 of a treasured alumnus and trustee, Michael H. Kappaz ’70. NYU-Poly has lost a dear friend,...

Young Engineers Build a Robotic Bridge to Reach Seniors

Amid a sea of gray beards and walking canes, a small voice piped up, “Hey, who moved my NXT?” Adjusting his thick-rimmed faux reading glasses and taped-on Groucho moustache, the 5th...

NYU-Poly Students Lead in NYU's Global Idea Exchange Challenge

What do you get when you add 1,570 Global Idea Exchange participants, 362 inspirations and 122 ideas? The answer is 18 bright and creative program fellows who will be headed to Shanghai over spring...

NYU-Poly's Online Engineering Degrees Ranked in Top 10 by US News & World Report

Polytechnic Institute of New York University this week achieved ninth place in the 2013 U.S News and World Report’s rankings for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. NYU-Poly’s...

NYU-Poly Signs Master Agreement for Cybersecurity Sponsored Research

Polytechnic Institute of New York University recently signed a master agreement for sponsored research in cybersecurity with L-3 Communications.  The agreement streamlines the process by which...

When Left Meets Right: Poly Students Who Do It All

What happens when the imagination takes root and grows in different directions within the same person? Three NYU-Poly students—Wanda Molineros ’13BMS, Yangzi (Isabel) Tian ’13CBE,...

Nassim Taleb Releases Antifragile

Last Month, Nassim Taleb, author of the New York Times best seller The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable and Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering and Co-Director of the Research...

Founders Showcase Celebrates Entrepreneurship, Collaboration

Have you ever been stuck in a taxi during rush hour, famished and wishing you could grab a snack? The founders of TaxiTreats are betting that you’d be happy to have a vending machine handy. Or...

Poly’s Artist-in-Residence Gaming in Style

In case you think NYU-Poly begins and ends with STEM education, think again. The university actually has an artist-in-residence, in the Game Innovation Lab: Kaho Abe, who researches and builds games...

NYU Affiliation, Campus Expansion Covered at Town Hall

The business cards and letterhead will soon look different here at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). By 2014, as Acting President and Provost Katepalli R. Sreenivasan...

Planning for Tomorrow’s City Today

Sipping sodas in Regna Lounge, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) students listened raptly on Thursday night during a talk titled “Smart Cities: How Technology Giants,...

Mobile Security Conference Comes to 2012 CSAW

With more than 6 billion cell phone users around the globe, a very relevant question to ask is just how secure are these devices – the subject of a recent day-long NYU-Poly conference (THREADS...

Eugene Kaspersky Talks Cyber Threats, the Future of Security

Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder and current CEO of one of the world’s largest IT security companies, Kaspersky Lab (KL), is a worried man – and he thinks students at the Polytechnic...

Livable Cities of the Future Honors George Bugliarello's Legacy

Late last month, NYU-Poly hosted Livable Cities of the Future, a symposium honoring the legacy of George Bugliarello, who served as President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-...

NYU-Poly Competes in US Department of Energy’s Biennial Solar Decathlon

August 2013 will see participants in the US Department of Energy’s biennial Solar Decathlon, a program that challenges college students around the world to design, build and operate solar-...

Cliff Friedman Speaks at Innovation and Technology Forum

Students buzzed with energy last Monday as they filed into Pfizer Auditorium for the second Innovation and Technology Forum guest lecture of the semester featuring Cliff Friedman, one of the school...

Learning to Fight the Modern Fire in a Modern Way

Until this week, revolutionary firefighting research faced a hurdle higher than the scientific discoveries themselves: How to inform the nation’s 1.1 million firefighters – 70 percent of...

Brooklyn Atlantis: A Robot Captures Life, Litter in the Gowanus With the Help of Citizen Scientists

As Maurizio Porfiri and Oded Nov lowered their submersible robot, Brooklyn Atlantis 1, into the water, the two professors and their four students, Jarred Humphrey, Vladislav Kopman, Jeffrey Laut, and...

Update on Completing the Steps to Make NYU-Poly the School of Engineering of NYU

It is with great pleasure that we share with you the news that the boards of both NYU and NYU-Poly have approved beginning the technical process for Polytechnic to formally become the School of...

NSF Grant Upgrades Educational P2P Platform

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $346,338 grant to upgrade a novel educational peer-to-peer networking platform that fosters the development of computer applications. The free and...

Shifting Sublime: Charugundla Collection Opens at NYU-Poly

Thursday night’s opening of “Shifting Sublime,” a contemporary art exhibition at NYU-Poly, began with a toast to alumni Kent and Marguerite Charugundla, who have loaned works from...

Claudio Silva Wins Best Paper

NYU-Poly Professor Claudio T. Silva was awarded Best Paper honors for new technique to a vexing problem encountered by animators, digital game designers and others who want their video images to move...

Professor Zhong-Ping Jiang has been awarded a three-year research grant by National Science Foundation

Professor Zhong-Ping Jiang has recently been awarded a three-year research grant by National Science Foundation to develop, in collaboration with Prof. Daniel Liberzon at UIUC, tools for hybrid and...

Securing Our Future in Cyberspace and the Workplace

“You are going to be needed,” Jerry M. Hultin, President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), stated emphatically to students in the Pfizer Auditorium, where a...

Creation of ultra-sensitive biosensor gains attention from science press

The science press has recently taken notice of the research results from the Microparticle Photophysics Lab at NYU-Poly, headed by Dr. Stephen Arnold.  In particular, an article published in...

Convocation Welcomes Class of 2016

Monday’s convocation ceremony, welcoming the Polytechnic Institute of New York University's (NYU-Poly) Class of 2016, began with quiet excitement as new students arrived at Rogers Hall to...

Students Discover the Science Behind Smart Cities

Was Ben Esner, director of the Center for K-12 STEM Education at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), saving the best for last? The center focuses on providing science,...

A Much Needed SIP: Summer Incubation Program for Student Startups

What’s better than a sip of something cool on hot days? For entrepreneurs, that would be a Summer Incubation Program (SIP), a three-month student program organized by the Polytechnic Institute...

Schooling the Instructors: High School Teachers Attend Cyber Security Boot Camp

When asked how he’d know that the Cyber Security Boot Camp he organized with two other professors at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) had been successful, Nasir Memon...

Weaving Research and Social DNA at NYU-Poly

In a harbinger of things to come, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) hosted a brunch late in July at MetroTech Center’s outdoor square for the departments (electrical...

NYU-Poly’s Jin Kim Montclare Awarded DURIP Grant

Jin Kim Montclare, an assistant professor in the department of Chemical and Biological Sciences at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), is the recent recipient of a grant from...

Nikhil Gupta Explains the Science Behind Helmet Safety at the 2012 Olympics

This summer, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) will make an appearance of sorts at the London 2012 Olympic Games, thanks to the efforts of Dr. Nikhil Gupta, Associate...

The Startup Campus Comes to MetroTech Center

Musicians. Artists. Filmmakers. Entrepreneurs. What do they have in common? A thirst for innovation, no matter if it’s cinematic, painterly, or technological in form. Their quest culminated...

Public Fears in Virtual Places

We all spend a lot of time in a place that’s the “perfect playground for criminals,” according to Marcus H. Sachs, the vice president of Government Affairs, National Security Policy...

Professor Evgeny N. Vulfson Receives Distinguished Teacher Award

Although the old adage claims that experience is the best teacher, it might have to settle for second place this year, thanks to the efforts of Dr. Evgeny N. Vulfson, the Polytechnic Institute of New...

Serious Competition: NYU-Poly’s Men’s Soccer Team Takes on Italy

Verona, Venice, Rome, Milan. These were just some of the stops made by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s (NYU-Poly) men’s soccer team during its first international trip...

NYU-Poly Leads Skyline in Scholar-Athlete Awards

The Skyline Conference has announced its Academic Honor Roll for its four winter sports and six spring sports and NYU-Poly ended up on top, nabbing three Scholar Athletes of the Year in Men's and...

The Future is Now: Innovation Square Comes to NYU-Poly

“Once you give them something fun, people embrace it,” Larry O’Gorman, the Bell Labs project manager of Brooklyn Blooms, a research collaboration with NYU-Poly Game Innovation Lab,...

Students, Professionals, Recruiters Connect at NYU-Poly Human Resources Technology Conference

Human Resources (HR) experts are going to leverage technology solutions to change the way companies conduct business, and they don’t care what Dirty Harry thinks about them. Professionals,...

A Visionary Pair Join BrainSwarm

At this time of the year, graduating students are feted at commencement exercises, congratulated and heralded as visionaries of the future. At Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly...

Integrated Digital Media Spring Show Takes on the Apocalypse, Feng Shui

“It’s like Hoot Suite and TweetDeck, but better,” Phil Wedo, a rising second-year Integrated Digital Media graduate student, said about the app, conNectarine, that he developed...

Electrical Engineering Ranked 32 in the World in U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report has placed the Polytechnic Institute of NYU's Electrical Engineering program 32nd among domestic and international universities in its 4th-annual ranking of...

In a Graduation State of Mind: Commencement Exercises of 2012 Celebrate Newest Alumni

Donning uncharacteristic black shades, Jerry Hultin, president of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), took leave of the graduating Class of 2012 from the center podium of...

President Jerry Hultin Honored at Youth Summit

At a Youth Summit, held at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s (NYU-Poly) Brooklyn campus earlier this month and led by State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, the Institute’s...

I'm an Abolitionist, Not a Reformer: An Interview with Nina Paley

Nina Paley is an animator and free culture activist whose work includes the feature film Sita Sings the Blues and the short Copying Is Not Theft. She recently visited the Polytechnic Institute of New...

NYU-Poly Student Receives Thornton Tomasetti Scholarship

Zain Ahmad, a senior civil engineering major at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), was the recent recipient of a $5,000 scholarship from the Thornton Tomasetti Foundation,...

Distinguished Teacher Award and Jacobs Excellence in Education Award Recipients Announced

On the recommendation of the Faculty Committee for Teaching Awards, it is my pleasure to announce the 2012 Distinguished Teacher Award and the 2012 Jacobs Excellence in Education Award. The...

Wireless Pioneer to Deliver Keynote and Receive Honorary Degree at 2012 Commencement Ceremony

At this year’s Commencement ceremony, celebrating the 2012 graduating class of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), attendees will have the opportunity to hear from one...

School's Out: Five Tips for a Successful Job Search

Wrapping up final projects, prepping for exams, how to celebrate graduation — these are thoughts occupying most students as the school year draws to a close. A summer internship? The first job...

NYU-Poly Named Top Place to Study Video Game Design

Students aspiring to create the next blockbuster video game get an extra boost at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and New York University, according to the Princeton Review....

CUSP Comes to Downtown Brooklyn

“Why urban?” asked Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) President Jerry Hultin, at today’s event at 6 MetroTech announcing the city’s selection under the...

City Hall Selects NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress as an Applied Science Center

Dear NYU-Poly Community: We are delighted to announce that today, in the lobby of NYU-Poly’s Jacobs Academic Building, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the creation of the NYU Center for Urban...

Spring Town Hall Signifies New Beginnings at NYU-Poly

A buzz took over MetroTech Center, or Innovation Square as it’s been dubbed, before last week’s Town Hall meeting. Jerry Hultin, president of the Polytechnic Institute of New York...

i²e Gala Honors Established and Rising Entrepreneurs

As the first full moon of spring rose in the clear night sky behind him, Jerry Hultin, president of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), invited the more than 300 guests seated...

A Common Ground for Creativity

Mechanical Engineering. Classical music composition. Psychology. Jazz. On the surface, these pursuits have little in common, but for NYU-Poly Assistant Professor Maurizio Porfiri and the three co-...

Paying It Forward: The Inaugural Women’s Mini-Summit

Go to a street corner. Ask a young woman, “Who runs the world,” and you’re likely to receive a one-word answer: girls. That’s what Anita Farrington, dean of the Office of...

Entrepreneur Turns to Varick Street Entrepreneurs for Startup Tips

The editors of Entrepreneur came to the Varick Street Incubator for tips on starting a new business for the series “Project Grow.” Watch the first of 13 instructional videos from the...

Field Report from the 5G Frontier

The public typically equates third-generation or fourth-generation (more widely known as 3G or 4G) devices with smartphones, but insiders understand that the terms refer to the advancements engineers...

Sing to Me, O Mentor!

Step one of creating something iconic — an epic poem, a visual masterpiece, even a rock song — has, for centuries in Western culture, meant invoking the muse. What’s step one for...

Linking Up with Super Connector Jasmin Hume

The audience of 70 middle-schoolers and teachers from IS 59 and JHS 189 in Queens, New York, listened as Jasmin Hume shared a little-known fact about her background: She had been a cheerleader during...

Revolutionaries Ahmed Salah and Mahitab al-Gilani Visit NYU-Poly

The farmer’s almanac lists March 20 as the official start of spring, establishing a common point for the one-year anniversary of the “Arab Spring,” the series of uprisings that...

We Accept Your Challenge: OpenIDEO Comes to NYU-Poly

How would you make NYU-Poly’s campus a more vibrant, inviting place? What inspires you? What would make it feel more like home?  These were the seemingly simple questions posed by the...

Understanding Galileo: Students and Faculty Collaborate to Explore Brecht's Play

This month, students and faculty from NYU's College of Arts and Sciences and NYU-Poly collaborated to consider the legacy of Bertolt Brecht’s play Life of Galileo. In the years around World...

Women's History Month: Breaking Through the Gender Barriers in Science and Engineering

NYU-Poly celebrates Women's History Month with a glimpse at the journey of students and faculty at the Institute over the last hundred years.  Women at the Polytechnic Institute of New York...

NYU-Poly Alumnus Judea Pearl Wins Prestigious Turing Award

Judea Pearl, PhD ’65 EE, has been named winner of the annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) A.M. Turing Award, sometimes called the "Nobel Prize in Computing," recognizing...

Striving for the Magic Number: 4.0 Workshop Draws Crowds

On a blustery Friday night in February with a steady rain falling, students from NYU and Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) trooped into Pfizer Auditorium at the latter’s...

The End of Intuition: Daniel Kahneman Speaks at 14th-Annual Lynford Lecture

A decade ago Daniel Kahneman received the Nobel Prize in economics, despite never having taken a single course on the subject. Could anyone have looked into a crystal ball and predicted such a future...

One of a Kind: R. Luke DuBois in Multiplicity

The artists featured in Multiplicity, an exhibition currently showing at the Smithsonian American Art Museum reads like a Who’s Who of major 20th-century artists: Kiki Smith, Sol LeWitt, Ed...

Black History Month Feted in Style

Beverly Johnson could have gone home to Long Island after a long workweek and Jocette Hyman-Paul could have stayed in Long Island with her family, but both women chose to brave Friday-night traffic...

NYU-Poly Rises Through the eRanks at U.S. News and World Report

In its inaugural ranking of online institutions, U.S. News & World Report, widely known for rating educational institutions, ranked NYU-Poly among the best engineering graduate schools in several...

Economist and Honorary Doctorate Abby Joseph Cohen Returns to NYU-Poly

It's been almost 13 years since Dr. Abby Joseph Cohen received an honorary degree from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), and the esteemed expert in financial markets...

The plan behind open-plan

A little while ago, I had a chance to visit New York’s City Hall, where Michael Bloomberg – the former trader-turned-financial-information-mogul – now works as mayor. As I entered...

The U.S. in Fifty Dates

R. Luke Dubois, artist and Assistant Professor of Integrated Digital Media, analyzed 21 dating websites by looking through 19 million dating profiles across the U.S., to pull out the words that...

Student Engineers Paying it Forward

During National Engineering Week and a February-long celebration of Black History Month, NYU-Poly highlights the legacy of its alumni and the continued impact of the African-American community on the...

Knowledge is Power: Peter Jordan on the Value of Education

During a February-long celebration of Black History Month, NYU-Poly highlights the legacy of its alumni and the continued impact of the African-American community on the Institute.  Just last...

On the CUSP: Show Your Support for the Center for Urban Science and Progress

Last fall, NYU announced a proposal to build the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at the site of the former MTA building in Downtown Brooklyn. Bringing momentum to an already burgeoning...

Decoding the Deep: Juliana Freire and Claudio Silva Join NYU-Poly

Every day the Internet grows to include at least 150,000 new URLs or websites. While generic search engines such as Google and Bing cover a substantial portion of the Web, they have important...

NYU-Poly Students Makes it Through Preliminary Round in Stern Competition

SunCulture, a company that seeks to change farming in rural East Africa through the deployment of solar powered irrigation systems, has made it through the preliminary round of NYU's Stern Social...

Want Consensus? Look to Fish

A flock of birds. A school of fish. An army of ants. Glance at these groupings and they appear to move in unison effortlessly. Take a closer look and you’ll see an intricate symphony of leaders...

A Perfect Circle: NYU-Poly Opens Its Doors at 2 MetroTech Center

“In many ways this ribbon cutting fulfills a dream that began 30 years ago with Forest City Ratner and George Bugliarello,” said Jerry Hultin, President of the Polytechnic Institute of...

NYUAD Sophomore Presents University's First Peer-Reviewed Paper

For most NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) students, winter break was a time to relax, visit with friends and family, and prepare for J-Term courses. For sophomore Songyishu Yang, however, it also included a...

Cooking Up Victories: FIRST LEGO League Competition at NYU-Polytechnic

Small knots of children knelt on the floor beside LEGO-built robots, as a pre-teen dressed as a chef led a handful of similarly outfitted classmates — oversized toques and all — through...

Protectress of the Wild West: A Profile of Suzanna Schmeelk

You've probably missed her on campus.  Between teaching online courses for the University of Maryland, volunteering at Weill Cornell Medical Hospital and working at LGS Innovations, Suzanna...

Expanding Minds and Networks: Justin Cappos Joins NYU-Poly

Sure there are many attractions in the computer science department at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), but professor Justin Cappos, who recently joined its faculty, has...

Warming Up: NYU-Poly Holds Open House at DUMBO Incubator

Last Thursday night, hopeful occupants of NYU-Poly’s second New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)-supported incubator, located in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO (Down...

Collaborative Effort Nets Award for Best Paper in Multimedia Communications

For the second time in only four years, the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have netted the Best...

Jonathan Viventi recipient of 2012 Taking Flight Award

Jonathan Viventi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive a 2012 Taking Flight Award, which includes a $100,000 grant, from the Citizens United for Research in...

Patently A Step Ahead: NYU-Poly Alumnae Illustrate the Future of Women in Engineering

"Once you leave school and go out into the workforce, it's not always clear how you'll leverage what you've studied," Ruthie Lyle said after her presentation at last month's...

NYU-Poly Student Wins in Simulink Student Challenge

Last week, MathWorks announced the winners of the 2011 Simulink Student Challenge. Placing third is NYU-Poly graduate student Jared Alan Frank, whose video focused on iDevice Apps that control a...

New, but Familiar: NYU-Poly Professor Developing Bioplastic That Acts Like Regular Plastic

When people complained en masse that new biodegradable Sun Chips bags were too noisy, enough for the snack’s maker, Frito Lay, to scrap the bags altogether last year, it sent a signal: most...

PhD Candidate Jasmin Hume Finalist in Super Connector Search

Vote for Jasmin! “I’ve always wanted to be involved with teaching science and math to kids,” said Jasmin Hume about her motivation for entering Time Warner Cable’s (TWC) Super...

Archivist's Angle: The History of Engineering at NYU

The founders of New York University had envisioned a place where young men could study to become, among other things, “mechanics…architects…or civil engineers.” Specialized...

Go Hack or Go Home: CSAW Winners Choose Victory

See CSAW 2011 competition winners Recalling his own days as a hacker who went by the name "Mudge," Peiter Zatko joked with finalists of the Capture the Flag challenge, which tests the...

Keyboard Activists Called Out At Technology & Society Lecture Series Kickoff

"Get up from your keyboard," urged Ahmed Salah, one of the chief supporters of the overthrow of longtime Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, as he answered a first-year student asking for...

Decoding the Secrets of Stem Cells

When Yangzi (Isabel) Tian talks about stem cell research, her eyes light up and her hands move quickly through the air. Her energy is barely contained as she sits at the edge of her seat, a wide...

Chris Leslie receives the Samuel Eleazer and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize

Chris Leslie, Department of Technology, Culture and Society, was honored with the Samuel Eleazar and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize from the Society for the History of Technology for his essay, "...

NYU and NYU-Poly Propose Center for Urban Science and Progress

Dear NYU-Poly community, As you know from discussions at faculty meetings, management meetings, town halls, etc., NYU-Poly has been integrally involved with NYU in responding to Mayor Bloomberg's...

Welcoming the New Academic Year

The Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s 2011-2012 Academic Year is off to an exciting start – and not just because of the earthquake and hurricane that ushered it in.  President Jerry...

FOCUS: Smart Grid 2011

Kurt Becker, Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives, will moderate a discussion at the German Center for Research and Innovation, highlighting the technology, policy and business...

Secret Sauce Revealed: Latest Version of MAX Unveiled at Expo '74

In commercial industries such as advertising, it's the "secret sauce" feeding the interactive designs of great campaigns. At least that's how Lilli Wessling-Hart, director of...

NYU-Poly Alumni Travel: West Africa and Borneo

Taking a vacation is a surefire way to relax and give your mind a rest, but trips that follow the principles of sustainable tourism give you extra peace of mind knowing that you’re having a...

Finding the Inventor Within

In the third year of his Engineering and Technology Forum, Assistant Industry Professor David Lefer continues to encourage first-year students at NYU-Poly to embrace a culture of invention,...

2011 NYU-Poly Alumni Print Directory

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University is pleased to announce that our Alumni directory project has begun! Over the next couple of months, Publishing Concepts, Inc. (PCI) will be contacting...

NYU-Poly's Mechatronics Lab Featured by ASME

The website of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) is now featuring NYU-Poly Mechatronics Lab's work on iPhone Apps for Robot Control. The organization's main...

A Year of Firsts: New Faces, Initiatives and… Natural Disasters

The opening of the 2011 school year took an ominous tone. With the beginning of Freshman Orientation for the class of 2015 just days away, an earthquake struck the East Coast with tremors reaching...

Cyber Security's Inspired Evolution

Cyber crimes, breakdowns in information security and lapses in privacy don’t happen in a vacuum, so neither should researchers’ efforts to combat these issues.  That is the idea...

Mark Skwarek Featured in Exhibit at the Kasa Gallery

"Not There" is an exhibition of AR artworks from the Manifest.AR Venice Biennial 2011 AR Intervention still viewable at the Venice Biennial. The exhibition is a partnership with the exhibit...

Mark Skwarek at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

Iraqimemorial.org is a participation-based conceptual project launched in 2007 as an internet platform for artists, designers and architects to propose concepts for memorials to the unrecognized...

Jack Toolin's My Space for Your Life Showing at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

Jack Toolin, department of Technology, Culture and Society, has a new exhibit showing called My Space for Your Life, a Facebook memorial page project raising awareness about the Iraqi civilians...

Phoenix Perry Co-Authors New Book

Phoenix Perry, department of Technology, Media and Society, has co-authored a new book, Meet the Kinect: Programming and Scripting Natural User Interfaces, published by Apress. The press release for...

Gains in Reform Discussed at Education Forum

Last Friday, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) hosted the forum “Improving School Outcomes for Black and Latino Males: The Vision,” sponsored by the Black Male Donor...

Zhong-Ping Jiang Receives NSF Research Award

Zhong-Ping Jiang, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, recently received a three-year NSF research award for his proposal entitled "AIS: Entanglement of...

Nanotechnology Conference Comes to NYU-Poly

The objects they devise result from nanotechnology—the branch of science that engineers systems at the molecular scale, but the subjects covered by the attendees of the Nanoelectronic Devices...

NYU-Poly Brings Mechatronics to NASA Event

Members of NYU-Poly’s mechatronics outreach program rubbed shoulders with NASA astronauts from the final Atlantis mission earlier this month at a NASA educational event at New York’s...

Rooming with Irene: President and Mrs. Hultin Move into Othmer Residence Hall with NYU-Poly Students

What happens when university move-in day coincides with hurricane evacuations in New York City? Monopoly, card games, pizza, peanut butter, TV . . . and overnight guests President Jerry Hultin and...

NYU-Poly Receives Award From E-learning Firm Blackboard

Just one year after it was introduced at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, E-Math Forum is already being recognized for its achievements: in July the program became 1 of 6 worldwide to be included in the...

The Future Of Engineering Education: Students From NYU Abu Dhabi Visit NYU-Poly

"The professors are just amazing," says Songyishu Yang, who took part in the 5th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Program at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU this summer.  As...

PolyPods Latest Addition to i²e Campus Transformation

New furniture groupings, nicknamed PolyPods, have been installed throughout NYU-Poly’s campus in an effort to inspire spirited, impromptu collaboration among faculty, students and staff and...

Got Game: Alumnus Adrian Gordon Establishes His Cricket Credentials

Earlier this summer when newly-graduated NYU-Polytechnic alumni were seeking gainful employment in the slowly recovering economy, Adrian Gordon, Biomolecular Science ’11, was doing the same....

Leitheuser Lands Assistant Coach Position at NJCU

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Former NYU-POly, two-time All-Skyline Conference standout Kristin Leitheuser, has been selected as assistant women's basketball coach at New Jersey City University for the 2011-...

Educators Get Energized at Summer Institute

Kurt Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, said people use a lot of words to describe physics, and “fun” isn’t...

From Biographies to Ballots, Jonathan Soffer Tackles American Politics

After Jonathan Soffer’s first book, Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York, was published in the fall of 2010, you’d think the associate professor at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU...

Polytechnic Alumni Elects New Officers and Directors

On Sunday, May 22, 2011 members of the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA) gathered for the association's annual meeting in Pfizer Auditorium. The meeting featured a keynote...

Inspired by Teflon, Researchers Create Super Durable Proteins

More than 50 years ago, NYU-Poly alumnus John Gilbert was asked to evaluate a newly- developed material called Teflon. His experiments using the fluorinated polymer as a surface coating for pots and...

“Beyond Awesome”: Michael Knox Receives 2011 Distinguished Teacher Award

If course evaluations were an extreme sport, those written for Michael Knox, an industry associate professor at NYU-Polytechnic’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), would...

Betaville Featured at the Center for Architecture

Betaville will be featured in the exhibition "Mapping the Cityscape" at the Center for Architecture from July 6-30. This exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Manhattan Grid....

Carl Skelton Speaks at New York Hall of Science

Carl Skelton, director of the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center, was invited to present an exhibit on Betaville at the New York Hall of Science. Carl's work will be featured as part of...

Professor Jonathan Soffer Receives Grant from the Gilder Lehrman Foundation

Professor Jonathan Soffer, department of Technology, Culture and Society, is the recipient of a grant from the Gilder Lehrman Foundation to support his research on suffrage. The Gilda Lehrman...

Jack Toolin to Appear at Woodstock Digital Media Festival

Adjunct professor Jack Toolin is conducting a 'performative geography' event as part of the Woodstock Digital Media Festival . The piece is called "Village Idiot." This...

Professor Teresa Feroli Publishes Book on Eleanor Davies

Pofessor Teresa Feroli's new book, Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641-1646 (Early Modern Englishwoman: a Facsimile Library of Essential Works), has been published by Ashgate press. This book documents...

Professor Luke Dubois pays tribute to Max Mathews

Professor Luke Dubois's featured editorial in <em>The New York Times</em> online edition pays tribute to Max Mathews, the first computer musician. Max Mathews was an artist and...

Incoming Student and Entrepreneur Awarded Reynolds Fellowship

“I’m still kind of baffled that they chose me,” says Joe O’Connor, a 2011 Reynolds Fellowship recipient. “I was up against many very talented people,” he continues...

Undergraduate Summer Research Program Kicks Off

While some students have hung up their lab coats for the summer, others will just be putting theirs on. Starting June 13, students from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, NYU’s College of Arts...

Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management Enjoys Multiple Awards

Three awards in a single month? Members of the student chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) at NYU-Polytechnic Institute have a lot to celebrate. The chapter is already...

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

On Monday, May 23, 2011, the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association honored Mr. Robert Prieto of the Class of 1977, by presenting him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during NYU-Poly's...

U.S. Secretary of Energy Addresses Graduates at NYU-Poly’s 156th Commencement

Raised the son of a professor of chemical engineering at what was then Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu had an ample store of NYU-Poly memories to draw from as...

Athletics To Launch New Site: gonyupoly.com

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Department of Athletics announced Thursday its new website for intercollegiate athletics - www.gonyupoly.com. The new site will be powered by SideArm Sports and will...

SAAC Partners With Special Olympics

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) welcomed members of the NYC Special Olympics to campus and presented it with a $200.00 donation that SAAC recently raised...

Top Honors: Fitzgibbons Player of the Year in Softball

BROOKLYN, NY -  The Skyline Conference announced Tuesday that NYU-Poly sophomore Corine Fitzgibbons (Brooklyn, NY) has been voted the Player of the Year in women's softball by the...

Krasny Makes First-Team in Men's Tennis

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior Yan Krasny (Far Rockaway) was selected as a member of the Skyline Conference First-Team for Men's Tennis on Tuesday by the coaches. For Krasny, this is the third...

Finch Makes Skyline First-Team in Baseball

BROOKLYN, NY -   NYU-Poly sophomore Anthony Finch (New York, NY) was selected to the First-Team All-Conference by the Skyline baseball coaches on Tuesday. The short stop compiled...

Summer Just Got Hotter: NYU-Poly Students Take Top Prize in Entrepreneurs Challenge

  Adding jobs to the economy will continue America’s recovery from its worst recession in decades, and alumnus Samir Ajmera, ’08, is poised to aid the effort. He intends to hire two...

Softball Falls in Championship to Farmingdale

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Three unearned runs and 10 runners left on base resulted in a 3-2 loss for NYU-Poly in Saturday afternoon's Skyline Conference softball championships....

Baseball Splits With St. Joseph's - Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly baseball team earned a split against St. Joseph's College - Brooklyn in a non-conference double-header Saturday. The Jays walked off with a 4-3 victory in...

Stayin' Alive

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Last year NYU-Poly and Farmingdale battled it out for the Skyline Conference Championship in softball. This year, they'll do it again... but this time Farmingdale has...

Smith and Co. Defeat Old Westbury in Skyline Playoffs

Brooklyn, NY -  Three home runs. Most college softball players would be happy to hit that many in a season. But, in Wednesday night's Skyline Conference semi-final game against Old...

Baseball Falls Short in Comeback Effort

OLD WESTBURY, NY-  The NYU-Poly baseball team concluded its Skyline Conference schedule Tuesday afternoon with a double-header against Mount Saint Mary. The games were played at Old Westbury...

Softball's Pappa Named Skyline Rookie of the Week

BROOKLYN, NY -  Freshmen center-fielder Ryane Pappa (Naperville, IL) has been named the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Week for the week of April 18-24. Pappa had a break out week for the...

Nobel Laureate Economist Myron Scholes Delivers Lynford Lecture

A record turnout of 300 students, faculty, and members of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU community filled Pfizer Auditorium on April 20 to hear Myron Scholes speak as part of the Lynford Lecture...

Lady Jays Storm Back for Sweep of St. Joseph's

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team had a simple equation ahead of them in Thursday's Skyline Conference regular season finale with St. Joseph's. Win two and likely host, in the...

Lady Jays Split With Steven's

WEEHAWKEN, NJ -   The NYU-Poly softball team split a non-conference double-header with Steven's Institute of Technology Wednesday night. The Lady Ducks shuout NYU-Poly in game one 3-0...

Electrical Engineering Senior Jose Reynoso, a “Great Mind in STEM”

Jose Reynoso, a Polytechnic Institute of NYU senior majoring in electrical engineering, is featured this week on Great Minds in STEM as a scholar of the week. Jose is a Dean’s Honor List...

Coach Barrett Honored By Met Writers Association

NEW YORK, NY -  The Metropolitan Basketball Writer's Association released its Division III Women's Basketball All-Star teams and post-season awards on Monday. NYU-Poly head coach...

Pickell Named to All-Met Division III First Team

NEW YORK, NY -  The Metropolitan Basketball Writer's Association released its Division III Women's Basketball All-Star teams on Monday. NYU-Poly junior Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) was...

Men's Tennis Falls at Mount St. Mary; Defeats Lehman

NEWBURGH, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team lost a much-need win against Mount Saint Mary 7-2 Saturday in Skyline Conference play.  The loss eliminates NYU-Poly from the Skyline...

Farmingdale Sweeps Baseball

FARMINGDALE, NY -  The NYU-Poly baseball team dropped a rain-shortanded double-header Saturday afternoon against Farmingdale in Skyline Conference play. In game one, the Jays were shutout 24...

Old Westbury and NYU-Poly Split in Softball

BROOKLYN, NY -   Game one of Saturday's Skyline Conference softball game between NYU-Poly and Old Westbury didn't quite go as planned for the Lady Jays. Old Westbury pounded out...

Bridge To Victory: Students Prepare for Steel Bridge Competition

On Saturday morning, as the community of Polytechnic Institute of NYU leisurely wakes and begins the weekend, students from its chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will be...

Strong Split for Softball

RAMAPO, NJ - The NYU-Poly softball team travelled to Ramapo for a mid-week, non-conference battle against Ramapo College.  At the end of the double-header, each team settled for a win, as the...

Venturing Boldly: NYU-Poly Students Compete in NYU Stern’s Entrepreneurs Challenge

Flush from their first-place victory in the Inno/Vention Competition last week at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, freshmen Kenny Mai and Joe Landolina are set to do it all over again on April 15, when...

Inno/Vention Student Idea Competition: Behind the Scenes

“It’s just been a really good day, but I’m also glad that I can stop staying up all night,” smiled Joe Landolina. The freshman, who is pursuing chemical and biological...

Athletics Department Announces Raffle Winner

BROOKLYN, NY -  The winner of this year's raffle was M. Rodriguez, who had the winning ticket #0785.  The ticket was sold by a member of the Dominican baseball team.

Finch's Walk-Off Double Gives Baseball Win Over Yeshiva

BROOKLYN, NY -  After losing game one by a score of 12-2 against Yeshiva University in Skyline Conference play Sunday, the NYU-Poly baseball team rallied back to win game two, thanks...

Magical Talk: Mark Payne on Transformational Innovation

Failure appears to have a magical hold on the collective conscious today. The International Conference on Electrical Fuses and their Applications holds an annual event on engineering failure analysis...

Baseball Drops a Pair

PURCHASE, NY -  The NYU-Poly baseball team found itself in a must-split scenario on Saturday when it travelled to Purchase College for a Skyline double-header. A split would keep post-season...

Farmingdale Sweeps Jays in Men's Tennis

FARMINGDALE, NY -  The Farmingdale Men's Tennis team handed NYU-Poly another Skyline Conference loss on Saturday by shutting out the Jays 9-0. NYU-Poly falls to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the...

Golf Places 5th at Sage

TROY, NY - The NYU-Poly men's golf team took fifth place out of seven on Saturday at the Sage Invitational. Westfield State University took home top honors, while Purchase College was second....

NYU-Poly and Farmingdale Play Long-Ball in Softball; Split

Brooklyn, NY - One would expect that when the two top squads in the Skyline Conference face off in women's softball, it would be a low--scoring pitcher's dual. But, that was anything but...

Tale of Two Halves

BROOKLYN, NY -   After five innings of play in Thursday's non-conference game, the NYU-Poly baseball team found itself in a tight contest with Philadelphia Bible College, trailing 10-...

Softball Climbs Above .500

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team climbed above the .500 mark Wednesday afternoon, as they swept John Jay College by scores of 12-4 and 11-0 in non-conference action at Floyd Bennet...

Merilli Named Skyline Pitcher of the Week

BROOKLYN, NY -  Sophomore pitcher  Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) has been named the Skyline Conference Pitcher of the Week for Women's Softball, the conference announced on Monday. ...

Krasny: A Trailblazer for NYU-Poly Athletics

BROOKLYN, NY -  Three years ago, junior mens tennis player Yan Krasny (Far Rockaway, NY) found himself doing what many other incoming freshmen at then Polytechnic University were doing:...

Poly Pitching Puzzles Purchase

BROOKLYN, NY - Freshmen Briana Feist (San Diego, CA) tossed a two-hitter, while sophomore Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) threw a three-hitter as the NYU-Poly softball team rolled to a sweep over...

Men's Tennis Wins a Pair

BRONXVILLE, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team was coming off a disappointing week night loss to Skyline Conference rival St. Joseph's (LI). Unfortunately, the Sage Colleges and Sarah Lawrence...

Merilli Tosses Perfect Game

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team won their games in a Skyline Conference matchup against Mount Saint Vincent on Saturday. But, the real story was sophomore pitcher Miranda Merilli (...

Men's Volleyball: Lukban and Poppenberg on 2nd Team

BROOKLYN, NY -  The Skyline Conference announced Wednesday that NYU-Poly seniors James Lukban (Bronx, NY) and Tom Poppenberg (Springvale, NY) were named to the 2nd Team All-Conference team. The...

NYU-Poly and Baruch Split in Softball Action

BROOKLYN, NY -  Despite a strong effort in game two of their double-header with Baruch College, the NYU-Poly softball team fell short of a sweep in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon. After...

NYU-Poly Mentoring Helps Take Brooklyn Robotics Team to World Finals

It was an unlikely robotics victory by any measure: high school students from an inner-city Haitian neighborhood of Brooklyn, most new to the team, trying to drive their robot against competitors who...

Judo Competes at Liberty Bell Tournament

PHILADELPHIA, PA -  NYU-Poly's Judo squad competed this past Saturday in one of the largest and most competitive East Coast Judo Tournaments - the Libery Bell.  One member of the team,...

Adams Named New Head Men's Basketball Coach

BROOKLYN, NY -  Director of Athletics Maureen Braziel has announced that Nolan Adams will be the new head men's basketball coach for the NYU-Poly Fighting Blue Jays. Adams comes to NYU-Poly...

Ramapo Rolls; Beats Men's Tennis 7-2

FLUSHING, NY -  It was a windy and cold day at the US Tennis Center Sunday, as NYU-Poly and Ramapo College battled in a non-conference men's tennis match. And it seemed Ramapo was anything but...

Softball Splits With Mount Saint Mary

NEWBURGH, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team travelled to Mount Saint Mary Sunday afternoon for its Skyline Conference opener and had to settle for a split with the Lady Knights. NYU-Poly dropped...

Men's Volleyball Bounced From Skyline Semis

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball made its first appearance in the Skyline Conference playoffs since the school joined it in 2008. Unfortunately, for the number four...

Comeback Sparks Sweep For Baseball

BROOKLYN, NY -  Things looked gloomy for the NYU-Poly baseball team in game one of Sunday's Skyline Conference double-header against Maritime College. Down 12-1 in the bottom of the seventh...

Industry Experts Talk Future of Video Games to Mark Opening of CITE’s Game Innovation Lab

Will video games endure or are they just a passing fancy? What role will New York City carve out in the video game industry?A panel of experts explored these and other topics related to the $32...

Valiant Effort Falls Short; Volleyball Falls to Bard

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY - It was a preview of the upcoming Skyline Conference Men's Volleyball playoffs - NYU-Poly taking on Bard College on Sunday at the Raptors home court. And after the first game...

Men's Tennis Opens With Win

FLUSHING, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team opened its 2011 season with a convincing 6-3 win over United States Merchant Marine Academy Sunday in a non-conference contest.Junior Yan Krasny (...

Following NYU-Poly at the American College Cricket Championship

NYU-Poly’s cricket club has won two of three matches at the American College Cricket Championship, which ends on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.The team bested Florida Atlantic University and...

Winning Streak - Three in a Row for Men's Volleyball

BROOKLYN, NY -  It seemed like deja vu from Tuesday night's Senior Night win over Yeshiva. The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team was off to another slow start. But, just like Tuesday night, the...

Bats Go Silent; Softball Loses a Pair

SAN MARCOS, CA -  The NYU-Poly softball team finished its spring break trip in California on Thursday. Unfortunately, the last day of competition saw only six hits in the two games and just...

Bruns Grand Slam Sends NYU-Poly to Split With Whittier

WHITTIER, CA -  Another day, another split for the NYU-Poly softball team. But, today's victory came with lots of excitement. After blowing a 7-2 lead, NYU-Poly put up a six spot in the top of...

Softball Splits With Occidental

LOS ANGELES, CA -   The NYU-Poly softball team had to settle for a split with Occidental College on Tuesday, as the team continued its 2011 California tour. The Jays improve to 2-4 on the...

Senior Night Success for Men's Volleyball

BROOKLYN, NY -  It was a successful senior night for the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team as the Jays swooped past Yeshiva University 3-1 in a must-win Skyline Conference tilt. With the win, NYU-...

Support for Japan - A Message from President Hultin

To the NYU‐Poly Community:I'm sure you have been as saddened as I have been by destruction wrought upon Japan in the wake of last week’s unprecedented earthquake, tsunami and related destruction. Our...

Softball is Skyline Pre-season Favorite

BROOKLYN, NY -   In a tight vote, the NYU-Poly softball team was tabbed the pre-season favorite in the 2011 Skyline Conference Coaches Poll. The defending champions (45 pts) edged out...

Jays Cruise Past Puchase in Men's Volleyball

BROOKLYN, NY -   The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team had a slow start Monday night in their Skyline Conference match against Purchase College. But, after that it was all  Jays, as they...

Baseball Drops a Double-header to Averett

DANVILLE, VA -   The NYU-Poly baseball team dropped to 0-5 Monday as they lost a pair of games to host Averett University by scores of 18-0 and 22-10. Averett improves to 11-11 on the...

Host Cougars Shutout Lady Jays 9-0

SAN MARCOS, CA -   In its second game of the day, the NYU-Poly softball team ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the host Cal State University - San Marcos pitcher Brenna Sandberg....

Come-from-behind Win for Softball

SAN MARCOS, CA -  Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning, freshmen Sadie Hoschen (Huntington Beach, CA) picked up her first big hit as a Lady Jay - a game-winning RBI double- that...

New England Sweeps a Pair From Baseball

DANVILLE, VA -  The NYU-Poly baseball team fell to 0-3 on the season with a pair of 5-inning losses to New England College Sunday afternoon on the campus of Averett College in Virginia. The Jays...

Tough Start for Softball

SAN MARCOS, CA -  The NYU-Poly softball team began the 2011 campaign Sunday in San Marcos, California at the Cougar Clash Softball Tournament. The Lady Jays opended against NAIA power University...

Brooklyn Spikes NYU-Poly

BROOKLYN, NY -  The Brooklyn College men's volleyball team hosted NYU-Poly on Saturday in a non-conference match. The Jays entered the game with hopes of starting a winning streak, but ended up...

Men's Volleyball Loses Tight Match to City

MANHATTAN, NY -  Every set in Thursday night's non-conference match between NYU-Poly and City College was very close. But, unfortunately for the Jays not a one of them went in their favor as...

Magazines and Money: How Will Media Make a Go of Tablets?

As more and more people adopt iPads and other tablets and e-readers — Forrester Research estimates that consumers will buy 10 million tablets in 2011 and 82 million in 2015 — magazine...

Over 70 Companies Attending March 9 Career Fair

More than 70 companies will attend Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s spring Career Fair tomorrow. Attendance had dropped to 46 at the height of the economic downturn two years ago.That increased...

Men's Volleyball Splits

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team played a pair of Skyline Conference games on Sunday and ended the day with a 1-1 mark. The Jays lost to host Mount Saint Vincent 3-0, but the...

SeedStart Media 2011 Launches Summer Startup Program for Digital Media Entrepreneurs

Up to 10 digital content, e-commerce, ad infrastructure, and mobile technology startup companies have the chance to participate in the 12-week SeedStart Media 2011 program, which includes $20,000 in...

How to Successfully Navigate a Career Fair

Next Wednesday, March 9, is NYU-Poly’s annual Spring Career Fair. The Dibner Library offers tips in a recent article to help students and alumni prepare.Key takeaways:Do some research! Look at the...

Men's Volleyball Picks Up Skyline Win

MANHATTAN, NY- The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team picked up their first Skyline Conference victory of the season Thursday night as they travelled to and defeated Yeshiva University.  The Jays...

#7 Brooklyn Upends #2 NYU-Poly in ECAC Action

BROOKLYN, NY - A 21-0 Brooklyn College run over a nine minute span in the first half proved to be too much for the NYU-Poly Women's Basketball team to overcome. Despite winning the second half 37-35...

Pickell Named Skyline Women's Basketball Player of the Year

BROOKLYN, NY - Junior forward Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) of NYU-Poly has been named the 2010-11 Skyline Women’s Basketball Player of the Year in voting conducted among the Conference’s ten head...

Beyond Watson: NYU-Poly Researchers Create Smarter Circuits

Watson’s recent supercomputer victory over Jeopardy’s best players has some wondering if computers are getting smarter than, or at least as smart, as humans.Garrett S. Rose, a Polytechnic Institute...

LIVE WEBCAST: NYU-Poly vs. Brooklyn College @ 6:55pm

BROOKLYN, NY- Tonight's ECAC Quarterfinal women's basketball game between #2 NYU-Poly and #7 Brooklyn College will be webcast live starting at 6:55pm eastern on BlueJays Live.  Click the...

Concept to Marketplace: Inno/Vention Competitors Near Submission Deadline

Traveling for the upcoming spring break? Pack as heavy as you like. If Shang Ni, a student in Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s management of technology master’s program, has her way, you won’t have to...

Women's Basketball to Host ECAC Quarterfinals

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is in uncharted waters - but at least they are friendly. The Lady Jays will host the Quarterfinals of the ECAC Tournament against Brooklyn...

Passing of Dr. Menachem Lewin – A Letter From Provost Rekow

Dear Colleagues, It is with great sadness that I write to share the news that Dr. Menachem Lewin, Research Professor in the Polymer Research Institute and the Department of Chemical and...

Men's Volleyball Goes 1-2 at Bard Tournament

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team ended up in 4th place out of six teams at the Bard Tournament on Saturday. The Jays ended up 1-2, as they fell to Bard 3-0 and Sage...

Big Play Ends NYU-Poly's Postseason Run

BROOKLYN, NY -  Thursday night's Skyline Conference women's basketball semi-final game between NYU-Poly and Farmingdale had everything a playoff game could offer and then some. The two squads...

TONIGHT'S WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SEMI-FINAL TO BE WEBCAST LIVE

BROOKLYN, NY -  Tonight's Skyline Conference Women's Basketball Semi-final featuring NYU-Poly and Farmingdale will be webcast live on BlueJays Live starting at 7:00pm eastern.The feed will begin...

Table Tennis Team Finishes in Top Five

MANHATTAN, NY -  The NYU-Poly table tennis team competed this past Sunday in the NYC Regional Table Tennis Tournament held at the Fashion Institute of Technology. NYU-Poly finished the day with...

India Honors Alum, Civic Leader, and Entrepreneur Ashook Ramsaran

Ashook Ramsaran would sneak off to school when he was supposed to be working with his older brother in rice fields his father planted. The six-year-old’s family, like so many in the farming village...

Strong Start Not Enough

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team came out strong in the first set of Wednesday night's non-conference match against City College, downing the Beavers 25-22. But, CCNY fired...

Alum William Parrish Receives NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

New York University has honored William Parrish, Jr., a Polytechnic Institute of NYU graduate, with the NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. Mr. Parrish is an adjunct assistant professor of...

Men's Volleyball Beats Brooklyn Collge

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team has now won two out of the last three matches, as they picked up a non-conference win Monday night over Brooklyn College by a 3-1 margin. The...

Third Player of the Week Honor for Pickell

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior forward Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for Women's Basketball for the week of February 15-21. This marks the third time she...

Jays Fly High on Senior Day

BROOKLYN, NY -  It was Senior Day for the NYU-Poly women's basketball team Saturday when they hosted Purchase College in a Skyline Conference match up. With a win, the Lady Jays would secure a...

Bosi's Last Second Shot Sends NYU-Poly to Victory

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior Megan Bosi (New Milford, NJ) had a quiet eight points in the first 39 minutes of Friday night's Skyline Conference contest between Farmingdale and NYU-Poly in women's...

Mourning George Bugliarello: Scholar, President Emeritus of Polytechnic Institute of New York University and “Mastermind” of MetroTech Center

George Bugliarello, president emeritus and former chancellor of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), an acknowledged visionary who brought about significant changes in engineering...

Men's Volleyball Notches First Win

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team recorded win number one on the 2011 season as they defeated St. Joseph's Brooklyn 3-0 in a non-conference match Thursday night in the Jacobs...

Mourning George Bugliarello - A Letter from President Hultin

Dear Faculty, Staff, Students, and Trustees:It is with a heavy heart that I write to share the sad news that, Dr. George Bugliarello, President Emeritus of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and an...

Men's Volleyball Plays Well in Loss to Kean

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team jumped out to an 8-5 lead in the first set of Tuesday night's NECVA match with Kean University. But, the Cougars rallied to win the set 25-15...

E-books: The Future of the Library?

Like millions of Kindle and iPad readers, NYU-Poly’s Bern Dibner Library continues to add to its e-book collection. From a recent Library News article:As library space becomes a premium and the...

What’s Next for the i²e Campus Transformation? Updates on In-Progress and Upcoming Initiatives Shared at Town Hall

Just one and one-half years into the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s 10-year i2e Campus Transformation, a Town Hall held on February 8 provided a snapshot of the fast pace and vast...

Women's Hoops Cruise; Men's Hoops Lose

BROOKLYN, NY-   The NYU-Poly basketball teams hosted Bard College Saturday in Skyline Conference action.  In the women's game, the Lady Jays were paced by senior Kristin Leitheuser's (...

Women's Hoops Avenges Early Season Loss to Old Westbury

OLD WESTBURY, NY -  The NYU-Poly women’s basketball team won an important Skyline Conference game over Old Westbury Thursday night by the final score of 58-50. The loss moves Old...

Red Hot Shooting Knights Defeat Men's Hoops

NEWBURGH, NY -  The Mount Saint Mary men's basketball team was in playoff form Thursday night as they shot a staggering 56% from the field, which included 11 three pointers. That was all the...

Jays Can't Climb the Mount

BROOKLYN, NY -  Things looked good early on in the NYU-Poly women's basketball team's efforts to knock off Mount Saint Mary - the undfeated, first-place team in the Skyline Conference...

Judo Has Stellar Weekend at Tech Invitational

North Bergen, NJ -  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed this past weekend at the Tech Invitational in North Bergen, New Jersey. By the end of the day, NYU-Poly had one of it's best performances of...

Yeshiva Overpowers Men's Basketball 77-55

MANHATTAN, NY -  That elusive first win continues to evade the NYU-Poly men's basketball team.  Sunday afternoon the Jays travelled to Skyline Conference opponent Yeshiva University with...

Pickell Drops 41 in Win Over Yeshiva

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly women's basketball team won it's fifth straight contest Saturday night as they cruised to a 80-39 win over Yeshiva University. NYU-poly improves to 14-5 overall and 10-3...

Men's Volleyball Drops Close Match

BROOKLYN, NY -   Despite a determined effort to pick up their first win of the season, the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team fell to Skyline Conference for Mount Saint Vincent 3-0 Saturday...

Second Half Falter Leads to Loss for Men's Hoops

BROOKLYN, NY-  The NYU-Poly men's basketball team hosted Sage Colleges for a Skyline Conference on Thursday night. After a tight first half, NYU-Poly succumbed to the Gators second half offense...

Pappa's Free Throws Propel NYU-Poly to Record Win

BROOKLYN, NY- With just under 2:00 to play in Thursday night's Skyline Conference matchup against Sage Colleges, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team looked like it may have to wait for the elusive...

Streaking Jays Swoop Past City Tech

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team tied the school's all-time season win total of 12 with a convincing 61-31 victory over Jay Street rival City College of Technology Monday...

Making Their Mark

Like most “makers” — a k a hobbyists, tinkerers, hackers (not the cyber sort) — the students featured here are self-made. They build things, teach others how to build things, take things apart, and...

Mount Saint Vincent Rolls Past Men's Basketball

RIVERDALE, NY - Five players scored in double-figures as the College of Mount Saint Vincent Men’s Basketball team snapped a four game losing streak with a convincing 99-52 league win over NYU-POLY on...

Women's Basketball Reaches 11th Win

RIVERDALE, NY -  The first time the NYU-Poly and Mount Saint Vincent women's basketball teams met, the result was a sloppy 66-57 win the Lady Jays. Fast forward to round two, this time on MSV's...

York Edges NYU-Poly in Men's Volleyball

Queens, NY -  The NYU-Poly Men's Volleyball team narrowly missed out on its first win of the season, falling to York College (NY) 3-2 in a non-conference match on Monday. NYU-Poly falls to 0-2...

Men's Basketball Remains Winless

PURCHASE, NY - Four players finished in double-figure scoring for Purchase College as the Panthers notched their second consecutive win Saturday over the NYU-Poly Men's basketball team.The...

Purchase No Match for Red Hot Lady Jays

PURCHASE, NY - The NYU-POLY women's basketball team improved to 10-5 overall and  7-3 in the Skyline as they trounced Purchase College Saturday 80-59. The Panthers fell to 4-10 overall...

NYU-Poly Helps Launch Green-Building Technology Initiative for New York City

New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg launched the NYC Urban Technology Innovation Center (UTIC) January 20, to promote the development and commercialization of green building technologies, in...

Leading Innovation: A Conversation with Innovation Expert Ryan Jacoby

How does innovation happen was the question that kicked off Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Investigatio Scholar-in-Residence series last fall. The question addressed processes — the how of innovation...

Treasure from Trash: Recent Grad Ed Bear Works to Curb E-waste

iPads over laptops; DVDs instead of VCRs; cell phones, not land lines — changes in technology naturally produce new gadgets that replace older versions of themselves. The outdated items, called e-...

Mover and Shaker: PhD Candidate Dustyn Roberts Releases Making Things Move

It’s only her first semester as a PhD candidate in NYU-Poly’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering but already Dustyn Roberts has a book out. Published by McGraw-Hill, Making Things...

Men's Volleyball Drops Opener

Bronx, NY - The Lehman College men's volleyball team defeated NYU-Poly in both teams opening match Tuesday night.  The Lighting swept the match winning all three sets 25-16, 25-22, and 25-18....

St. Joseph's Sweeps Hoops Action Over NYU-Poly

BROOKLYN, NY -  The St. Joseph's College (LI) mens and womens basketball teams squeaked out a pair of victories over NYU-Poly Tuesday night in Skyline Conference action. The Eagles edged the...

Skyline Recognizes Pickell as Player of the Week

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU junior forward Margaux Pickell was selected as the Skyline Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week of January 10-16...

Pickell Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone

16 Point Lead Not Enough as Bard Edges NYU-Poly

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  A 16 point lead in the first half was not enough for the NYU-Poly men's basketball team as it took on winless Bard College in a Skyline Conference matchup Thursday...

Women's Basketball Snaps Losing Streak; Beats Bard

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY - The NYU-Poly Women's Basketball team found itself in a must-win situation coming into Thursday night's Skyline Conference matchup with Bard College. The Lady Jays, reeling...

IEEE Honors Three NYU-Poly Professors

IEEE, the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity, has honored three Polytechnic Institute of NYU...

Mount Saint Mary Defeats Jays

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly men's basketball team played stride for stride with Mount Saint Mary for the first 15 minutes of Thursday night's Skyline Conference matchup. But a key 8-0 run late in the...

Women's Basketball Remains Unbeaten With Win Over Sage

Albany, NY - The NYU-Poly Lady Jays travelled to Sage Colleges on Tuesday evening to take on the Lady Gators in the first game in nearly a month for both squads. In the end, NYU-Poly rallied for the...

All Lit Up: Senior Billy Gordon Shines as an Inventor

The casual onlooker could be forgiven for thinking the colorful lights are part of the holiday decor, those strings of reflective light that bedeck streetlamps and shop windows this time of year. No...

Men's Soccer Collects Toys for Tots

BROOKLYN, NY-  As part of the NYU-Poly men's soccer programs community service outreach, the team spent the last two weeks collecting toys and monetary donations for the NYC Toys for Tots...

David Wong Receives 2010 Bugliarello Prize

David Wong, an associate dean of research and a professor in the Division of Oral Biology and Medicine at the UCLA School of Dentistry, has been named the recipient of the 2010 George Bugliarello...

Women's Basketball Upsets Farmingdale

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Thursday night's Skyline Conference tilt against Farmingdale wasn't just an early season test for the NYU-Poly women's basketball team; it was a test to see if the...

NYU-Poly Physics Club Members Earn 'Accomplished Competitor' Ranking in 2010 University Physics Competition

Congratulations to Kshitij Sood, Christopher Griffith and Zhili Dong, members of the Physics Club at NYU-Poly, for earning an "accomplished competitor" ranking in the 2010 University Physics...

Judo Competes at Northeastern Championships

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed at the Northeastern Championships this past weekend in Patterson, New Jersey. Two members of the team came home with second place finishes.Anthony...

Final Second Falter; Jays Lose to Yeshiva

BROOKLYN, NY - Down 60-57 with just over 10 seconds to play, the NYU-Poly men's basketball team found itself one shot away from sending their Skyline Conference game with Yeshiva University to...

Still Perfect; Women's Hoops Beats Mount Saint Vincent

BROOKLYN, NY -  Saturday afternoon's Skyline Conference was a key early season test for the NYU-Poly women's basketball team as they looked to keep an unblemished record in conference play. But...

Maritime Manuevers Past NYU-Poly

BROOKLYN, NY– The NYU-Poly men’s basketball team suffered an 84-68 defeat to Maritime College in Skyline Conference action Thursday night at the Jacobs Gymnasium. Maritime Senior Giovanni Hurley led...

Radhanath Swami Discusses His ‘Journey Home’ at NYU-Poly

On the busiest travel day of the year — the Wednesday before Thanksgiving — few students or attendees looked in any hurry to leave LC 400 in Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Dibner Building. Throughout...

Balanced Attack

BROOKLYN, NY -  With just over eight minutes to play in the game, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team watched as St. Joseph's (LI) took it's first lead of the game since taking a very early 2-0...

Mottola's 31 Points Not Enough; Jays Fall to St. Josephs

PATCHOGUE, NY -  Senior Anthony Mottola (Brooklyn, NY) pumped in a game-high 31 points, but it wasn't enough as St. Joseph's (LI) outpaced NYU-Poly 92-76 in Tuesday night's Skyline Conference...

Larsen named Rookie of the Week

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU freshman guard Tabitha Larsen (Ramsey, NJ)  averaged 13.5 points, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals in a 1-1 week for the Fighting Blue Jays....

‘The Work of Innovation’ Launches Investigatio Scholar-in-Residence Series

“We learn how to do things within the context of the community we’re already in,” Dr. Beth Bechky told her audience of around 80 attendees at Pfizer Auditorium recently. An...

Lady Jays Rebound; Down Philadelphia Bible 62-45

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team held Philadelphia Bible College to just 19% shooting in the first half, leading to a 30-18 halftime lead and an eventual 62-45 non-conference...

NYU Hands NYU-Poly First Loss

NEW YORK, NY -  For the second straight year, the NYU women's basketball team handed NYU-Poly a pre-Thanksgiving day loss, this time by a convincing  95-51 at the Coles Center.  The...

Mottola Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone

BROOKLYN, NY -  It took senior Anthony Mottola (Brooklyn, NY) just under four minutes to score his five points he needed to reach the 1,000 point plateau, but that would be the lone highlight of...

Women's Basketball Off to 2-0 Start

NEW YORK. NY-  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is off to a 2-0 start after a convincing 73-47 victory over Yeshiva University Sunday afternoon. The Skyline Conference contest was NYU-Poly's...

Associate Professor Erkip Recognized as Finalist in Academy of Science’s Blavatnik Awards

The New York Academy of Sciences recognized Dr. Elza Erkip, Polytechnic Institute of NYU associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, at its annual “Science and the City Gala” held...

Concrete Findings: Sensing Molecules Could Improve Infrastructure Health

America’s aging roads, bridges, and transit systems are deteriorating. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave our infrastructure a “D” grade point average in a 2009 Report Card, and estimates...

Homecoming Results

BROOKLYN, NY-  Here are the results from the recent NYU-Poly Homecoming activities.  Judo, men's basketball and women's basketball all held competitive games and tournaments.White Belt...

Jason Hsuan Receives Distinguished Electrical and Computer Engineering Achievement Alumni Award

Polytechnic Institute of NYU recognized Dr. Jason Hsuan, chairman and CEO of TPV Technology Limited, the world’s biggest maker of PC monitors, with The Distinguished Electrical and Computer...

Highlanders Run Away in Second Half

NEWARK, NJ -  The NYU-Poly Men's Basketball team kicked off it's 2010-11 season against the NJIT Highlanders and for the first 15 minutes went stride for stride with the Division 1 school. But,...

Table Tennis Competes at Tournament

BROOKLYN, NY - NYU-poly's table tennis club team participated in the NYC Regional Table Tennis Tournament that took place last week.There were 11 schools that participated.  NYU-Poly beat 7...

Brainy Battle: Students Compete in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

A couple of weeks before Halloween, three students from Polytechnic Institute of NYU faced frightening circumstances: the regional round of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC...

Lady Jays Bounced From Tournament by Middlebury

SPRINGFIELD, MA - In the first match of the day, the third-seeded Middlebury College women's volleyball team cruised to a three-game sweep over sixth-seeded NYU-Poly in a quarterfinal match of the...

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL WEBCAST TODAY AT 12:30PM

SPRINGFIELD, MA -   To watch today's NCAA Regional Women's Volleyball match between NYU-Poly and Middlebury, click the link below.  The webcast begins at 12:30 PM  (EST).http://...

Shipman Player of the Year in Women's Volleyball

CLIFTON PARK, NY-  The Skyline Conference announced its Women's Volleyball award winners Wednesday and Senior Meredith Shipman (Sugarland, TX) has been named the Player of the Year - recapturing...

Skyline Names Escudero Rookie of the Year

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Freshmen forward Marcelo Escudero (Maywood, NJ) has been tabbed the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year for men's soccer.  Escudero becomes the first Fighting Blue Jay...

NCAA Regional Match to be Webcast Live

SPRINGFIELD, MA -   The NYU-Poly women's volleyball opening round of the NCAA Regional Tournament will be broadcast live on the web.  The host institution, Springfield College will...

Professor Jackson to Study Mathematical Models and Labor Practices Under Humboldt Fellowship

Dr. , the Dibner Family Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, will study the application of mathematical models to skilled labor...

Four for Four

NORTH BERGEN, NJ-  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed in the Tech Invitational this past weekend. The team started slow but then picked up speed as all four Poly judoka that attended the meet...

Women's Volleyball Heads to Springfield, Mass.

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NCAA Division 3 Selection Committee announced Monday morning that the NYU-Poly women's volleyball team will travel to Springfield Massachusetts and face Middleburg College in...

Back-to-Back: Lady Jays Win Second Straight Skyline Title

NEWBURGH, NY-  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball is the Skyline Conference Champions — again. The Lady Jays defeated #1 seed Mount Saint Mary College 3-0 to claim their 2nd straight Skyline...

What’s Going on in There? Inside the CITE Game Innovation Lab Construction

Within days of completing the first renovation project of a 10-year plan to transform its Brooklyn campus, Polytechnic Institute of NYU started its next.Construction began on the new project, the...

NYU-Poly Welcomes Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Broadband, net neutrality, and American innovation in the global marketplace were just some of the topics Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), addressed at...

Women's Soccer Senior Day

BROOKLYN, NY -   The NYU-Poly Women's Soccer team completed it's first season of NCAA competition since returning from club status, culminating in a 7-2 loss to Medgar Evers College...

Men's Soccer Ends on High Note

BROOKLYN, NY -  The 2010 NYU-Poly Men's Soccer regular season came to an end Thursday night as the Jays triumphed 2-0 over Yeshiva University in both teams Skyline Conference finale.  The...

Women's Volleyball Finishes Season With Split

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team had a busy weekend as the wrapped up Skyline Conference play with a 3-0 win over Maritime on Senior Night and split a pair of non-conference...

Lessons Learned: Innovation and Technology Forum in its Sophomore Year

Before she participated in NYU-Poly’s Innovation and Technology Forum — a required course for all first-year students — sophomore Jessica Aleksandrowicz says, “My only idea of an entrepreneur was...

Pickell Places 4th at Skyline Cross Country Championship

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) led the NYU-Poly Women's Cross Country team to an overall 8th place finish out of the 10 team Skyline Conference Championships Sunday at Van...

Stevens Defeats NYU-Poly

HOBOKEN, NJ– Senior setter Sara Budar (Honolulu, Hawaii) pulled within one assist of tying the program’s career assists chart as the Stevens Institute of Technology women’s volleyball team earned a 3...

In Memoriam: Professor Sadrul Khan

Sadrul Khan, an instructor in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department, passed away yesterday. Professor Khan joined NYU-Poly in 1998 and was an enormously dedicated professor who cared deeply...

Mark Skwarek and Students Featured in “We AR in MoMA” Show

Mark Skwarek, researcher in residence at NYU-Poly’s Brooklyn Media Technology Center, and his 3D graduate students are featured in the “We AR in MoMA” show  —an...

Men's Soccer Misses Playoffs With Tie Against Bard

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  During any normal year, ending the season 6-3-1 in the Skyline Conference not only would guarantee you a playoff spot, but probably a high-seed. But, the 2010 season...

Clean Sweep: Women's Volleyball Wins Three

PURCHASE, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team knew it had to do one thing on Saturday - win three matches. And, that's exactly what the Lady Jays did as they swept three Skyline...

Playoff Pressure

BRONX, NY - With seven teams still alive and fighting for one of six Skyline Conference playoff spots, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team faced a must win against Mount Saint Vincent Thursday night. The...

Lady Jays Fall in Women's Volleyball Action

MANHATTAN. NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team returned to the court after their California trip with the intent of snapping it's current four game losing streak. But, facing a tough...

Bloomberg Terminals Strengthen Department of Finance and Risk Engineering’s Theory-to-Practice Approach

The Department of Finance and Engineering (FRE) has recently transformed its seminar room in Rogers Hall into a modern day financial lab. Inside it are nine newly-acquired Bloomberg terminals that...

Judo Competes in Hudson Promotional

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed at the Hudson Promotional recently and three members where promoted to the next level. They included David Merayban to Ikkyu (1st level Brown belt...

Golf Competes at Skyline Championships

FARMINGDALE, NY -  The NYU-Poly golf team took 5th place out of seven teams in the Skyline Conference Championships held this past Sunday and Monday at Bethpage Golf Course on Long Island....

Homecoming Weekend Approching

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU- Poly Athletics Department will hold homecoming weekend activities on Friday October 30 and Saturday October 31st, 2010.A full list of events is below:Event:  ...

Baseball Ends Non-Traditional With Win

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly baseball team concluded its fall season with a 10-1 win over the Borough of Manhattan Community College. NYU-Poly actually trailed 1-0 until the 6th inning when Sophomore...

Women's Volleyball Competes at Cal Lutheran

THOUSAND OAKS, CA -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team travelled to California this past weekend to play in the Cal Lutheran Tournament. After playing some of the top teams in the country and...

Women's Tennis Falls to Baruch

FLUSHING, NY - The NYU-Poly women's tennis team suffered a tough 6-3 loss to Baruch College in a non-conference match held at the USTA in Flushing on Saturday.  Baruch was up 4-3 with the two...

Men's Soccer Rebounds; Pounds Purchase

BROOKLYN, NY -  After suffering a disappointing 4-1 loss to Sage College on Wednesday in Skyline Conference play, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team needed to pick up a win in conference, as they...

Career Fair: Employer Participation Strong and Student Confidence High

As over 750 students approached the entrance to the gymnasium for the 2010 Fall Career Fair on October 6, Nina Weber, director of NYU-Poly’s Career Management Center, straightened their ties, checked...

Two For Two - Lady Jays Sweep

Albany, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team picked up two must-wins in Skyline Conference play this Saturday as they defeated Bard College and the Sage Colleges both by 3-0 margins....

Men's Soccer Picks Up 2-1 Victory Over Knights

Staten Island, NY -  Each time the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team has suffered a loss this season, they have rebounded the next time out to win. That would be the case again on Sunday, as they...

Women's Volleyball Rolls Over Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team picked up a Skyline Conference win against Yeshiva Thursday night 3-0 at the Jacobs Gymnasium.  The win extends the Lady Jays home...

Escudero Named Skyline Rookie of the Week

CLIFTON PARK, NY -   Freshmen forward Marcel Escudero (Maywood, NJ) has been named Skyline Conference Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week for the week of September 27th. Polytechnic...

Merabyan Moves Closer to Black Belt

North Bergen, NJ - NYU-Poly Judo team member David Merabyan won three matches in a row to go to Ikkyu, which is right before Black Belt, as he lead the squad in the Hudson Yudanshakai Promotional...

Men's Cross Country Improves

Bronx, NY -  The NYU-Poly Men's Cross Country team finished in 16th place at the Lightning Invitational hosted by Lehman College at Van Cortland Park on Sunday. The Jays average team time was 35...

Golf Team Places 6th at Sage

Troy, NY -   The NYU-Poly Men's Golf team competed in the Sage Invitational this past weekend and finished in 6th place, narrowly missing a top five finish by four strokes in the team...

Project 2010 Brings New Life to NYU-Poly, Sign of Things to Come

Polytechnic Institute of NYU celebrated the grand opening of Project 2010, a vibrant renovation of the campus’ main artery in Rogers Hall and its cafeteria, at a town hall and ribbon cutting...

Women's Tennis Records First Win

Bronx, NY -   The NYU-Poly women's tennis team picked up it's first win of the 2010 season, as they snuck past Lehman College in the non-conference match on Sunday.  The Lady Jays won...

Women's Volleyball Goes 1-3 at Stevens

Hoboken, NJ -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team started off strong in the Ducks Invitational at Stevens Institue on Friday, defeating Montclair State 3-0. But Lady Luck was not wearing blue...

Head Games: Jays Defeat Maritime

THROGS NECK, NY -  Freshmen Giovanni Ormaeche (Ramsey, NJ) scored on a diving header in the first half and sophomore Mamadou Dianko (Dakar, Senegal) flicked in a goal with his head in the second...

The Shot That 'Rohr'ed Around the World

Brooklyn, NY -  Good things come to those who wait. Wednesday night, NYU-Poly's sophomore midfielder Allen Rohr (Northridge, CA) didn't want to wait anymore, as he scored his first goal of the...

Judo Trains at West Point

West Point, NY -  The NYU-Poly Judo team participated in the Hudson Workout held at United States Military Academy at West Point on September 25, 2010.  It provided a great opportunity for...

Cross Country Competes at Queensborough Event

Bronx, NY - The NYU-Poly men's cross country team took 11th place out of 12 teams at the Queensborough Invitational held at Van Cortlandt Park this past Sunday morning. The team was lead by...

Shorthanded Women's Volleyball Drops Match to Knights

Newburgh, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team travelled to Mount Saint Mary Tuesday night for a Skyline match and came home empty as the host Knights defeated NYU-Poly 3-2 in the Lady...

Evening Gown, Swimsuit — and Science

Recent NYU-Poly grad Joy Ramsaywack has found a novel route to get the word out about the importance of science. She is one of 150 young women selected, out of thousands of entries, to compete in the...

Mayor Bloomberg Elected C40 Chair, Announced at NYU-Poly Clean-tech Incubator

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Toronto Mayor David Miller chose Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s clean-tech incubator to announce that Mayor Bloomberg will chair the C40 Climate Leadership...

Women's Volleyball Cruises Past Old Westbury

Brooklyn, NY - Senior Meredith Shipman (Sugarland, TX) paced a frenzied NYU-Poly attack Tuesday night as she racked up 15 kills helping the NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball sweep visiting Old Westbury in...

TRIO Receives Grant to Support First-Generation and Low-Income Students

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s 156-year commitment to support the academic aspirations of first-generation and low-income students has been strengthened by a $1.8 million, 5-year grant from the U.S....

Men's Golf Finishes Fifth

Patchogue, NY -  Keith Rajakaruna paced the NYU-Poly men's soccer team with a score of 84 and teammates Keith Gordon and Aditya Ranjan chipped in with an 89 to help the Jays to a fifth place...

Men's Soccer Shutouts John Jay

Maspeth, NY -  It was a game in which the NYU-Poly men's soccer team spent more time trying to avoid being fouled then focusing on finishing shots. But, fortunately for the resilient Jays, they...

Women's Tennis Comes Up Empty

Staten Island, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's tennis team dropped a pair of Skyline Conference matches this weekend. On Saturday the Lady Jays (0-4, Skyline 0-2) lost to Purchase College 9-0 and...

Slow Start, Strong Finish

Brooklyn, NY -  It was not the start that the NYU-Poly women's volleyball coaching staff had hoped for as they hosted Ramapo College in the opening match of a tri-match with City Tech Saturday...

Minute to Win It

Brooklyn, NY - Forward Efe Kaynar (Midwood, NY) was only on the field for a little over a minute before he found himself in a position to change the game. The freshmen did just that as he powered...

Lady Jays Outlast Hunter

Brooklyn, NY - It's good to be home.  That was the feeling the NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team had after a hard fought, five set match against non-conference rival Hunter College Thursday night...

Judo Competes at East Coast Championships

Newark, NJ -  The NYU-Poly Judo team had two place winners in this past weekend's East Coast championships held at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The East Coast Championships is one of...

Brooklyn Defeats Women's Tennis

Brooklyn, NY - The NYU-Poly Women's Tennis squad suffered a 7-2 non-conference loss to Brooklyn College Wednesday night. The Lady Jays now fall to 0-2 overall, while the Lady Bulldogs improve to 2-1....

The Week Before Classes at NYU Abu Dhabi: An Inside Look From Dean Kumar

Today is the start of classes at New York University Abu Dhabi and the debut of a series of articles about the new campus by Sunil Kumar, dean of engineering of NYU Abu Dhabi and associate provost...

Offensive Explosion

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY -  Last week Green Mountain goalkeeper Nate Kishbaugh had a career day against the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team stopping 15 shots in a 2-1 double-overtime loss to the Jays...

Jays Battle Hunter to 0-0 Draw

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - For the third time in five games, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team found itself playing overtime. And for the third time, it didn't lose. But unlike the first two times, this...

Women's Volleyball Goes 1-2 at Roger Williams Tournament

Bristol, RI -  For the second weekend in a row, the NYU-Poly women's volleyball team took to the road for a tournament, this time to the Roger Williams Invitational. The Lady Jays ended the day...

Back on Track

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball hosted the College of Mount Saint Vincent Wednesday night in a Skyline Conference matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Lady Jays had coasted...

Research Leads to New FDNY Firefighting Procedures

As 30 mph winds feeding a fire in a Manhattan high-rise apartment building threatened to create the unpredictable, fast-moving “blowtorch” effect that has killed far too many members of the Fire...

Women's Tennis Drops Opener

Langhorne, PA -  The NYU-Poly women's tennis team kicked off the 2010 season this weekend with a non-conference match against Philadelphia Biblical College. The end result was a tough 8-1...

Escudero Named Skyline Player of the Week in Men's Soccer

Clifton Park, NY - NYU-Poly freshman forward Marcelo Escudero (Maywood, NJ / Bergen Catholic HS) played a key role as the Fighting Blue Jays won their first three games during week one. ...

Another Day, Another OT Win

NEWTON, MA -  With just nine seconds left in double-overtime, it appeared the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team was going to have to settle for an undeserved 1-1 tie. Having outshot Green Mountain 17-3...

Hurtado's OT Goal Propels NYU-Poly to WIn

NEWTON, MA -  Freshmen Adrian Hurtado (Deer Park, NY) was quiet for most of the game, but in the 99th minute of Saturday's opening game in the Lasell Kickoff Classic, he silenced a raucous home...

Women's Volleyball Drops a Pair at NYU Tourney

New York, NY -  It was a rematch of last year's first-round of the NCAA Tournament in Women's Volleyball and unfortunately for NYU-Poly, it was the same outcome. A well balanced attack by NYU...

Women's Volleyball Opens With Win

King's Point, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against the Merchant Marine Academy Thursday night in both team's season openers. However, it would take...

Jays Drown Dolphins in Season Opener

BROOKLYN, NY -  With temperatures soaring near 100 degrees in Wednesday's season opener for the NYU-Poly men's soccer team, the Jays kept their cool after a lethargic first half, and cruised to...

Dr. Montclare’s Proposal to Teach Girls Chemistry with iPads Up for Pepsi Refresh Grant

Thanks to NYU-Poly’s Dr. Jin Kim Montclare, the Urban Assembly Institute, and the Pepsi Refresh Project, the chance to inspire minority, female students to love chemistry and encourage them to...

NYU-Poly Welcomes New Students

On Monday the Polytechnic Institute of NYU community, including President Jerry M. Hultin, Provost Dianne Rekow, faculty, staff, and special guest Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, welcomed...

Men's Soccer Set for Opener against CSI

BROOKLYN, NY -  After completing the program's most successful season in school history in 2009 (10-10-1), the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team is primed to improve on last year's mark.  The...

Womens Volleyball: Unanimous Favorite

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Coming off the school's first-ever Skyline Conference Championship, Polytechnic Institute of NYU has been selected as the unanimous preseason favorite in the Skyline Conference...

Men's Soccer picked 5th in Skyline Preseason Poll

CLIFTON PARK, NY - The NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team was picked to finish 5th in the Skyline Conference men's soccer coaches' preseason poll released Monday. The Fighting Blue Jays are coming off their...

Reaching For Mars: Engineering Design Course Inspires Area High School Students

Eight weeks ago Jack Yang of Ramapo, New Jersey, wanted to be a lawyer. Now the high school senior plans to be a mechanical engineer. Another senior, Kendall Coughlin, also sees herself pursuing a...

Research Professor Zavada Appointed NSF Program Director

Polytechnic Institute of NYU research professor Dr. John Zavada is helping to ensure that the dollars the National Science Foundation (NSF) allocates to optoelectronics research go to the most...

President Hultin: Higher Ed Essential for New York’s Future as Global Leader in Innovation

Polytechnic Institute of NYU President Jerry M. Hultin thinks that institutions of higher education like NYU-Poly that turn their research into new products and services are essential to New York...

Chronicle of Higher Education Features NYU-Poly’s and NYU’s Efforts to Encourage Startups

Today’s Chronicle of Higher Education takes readers inside NYU-Poly where faculty members are turning their research into companies and demonstrating the institute’s i-squared-e (...

NYU-Poly Faculty Startup Companies Showcase State’s Technology Sector

Three companies founded by NYU-Poly faculty members represented New York’s powerful technology sector in Washington DC last week at U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s annual High-Tech Showcase...

Associate Professor Ghandehari’s GreenLight Innovations to Help Rebuild Haiti

Six months after an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale devastated Haiti, only 28,000 of the 1.5 million Haitians displaced by the catastrophe had found new homes. Associate Professor...

NY’s Most-promising Cyber Defenders Get Expert Training

New York’s brightest cyber defenders honed their already razor-sharp security skills last week at New York State Cyber Camp held on Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s downtown Brooklyn campus. The five-...

NYU-Poly Jumps to 5th Place in Salary Potential; Engineering Still Top-earning Major

When Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corp., decided to study engineering at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, then Polytechnic Institute of New York, it was in part because engineers made more...

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns (’80 ME): Poly Changed My Life

NYU-Poly alum Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corp., describes how Polytechnic "changed my life" (4:15) at New York University's pre-commencement dinner on May 11, 2010. The following day, Ms...

Postdoctoral Researcher Elevated to Highest IEEE Member Grade

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Postdoctoral Research Scientist Yatao Liu of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has achieved Senior Member status of the IEEE. Only 8 percent of IEEE’s...

Associate Professor Erkip Named Finalist in New York Academy of Sciences’ Blavatnik Awards

The New York Academy of Sciences has named Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Elza Erkip, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering who has made substantial contributions in the area...

Astronaut Teaches High School Students To Fail in Order To Create

This week 50 promising high school students from around the region will learn the joys of engineering, NASA-style. For seven weeks they’ll troop to NYU-Poly to study an engineering dilemma NASA...

Pop-Up Media Garage Asks ‘How Soon is Now’

A computer program that allows humans to intermingle electronic sound and image with emotion. Music created from a Twitter feed spilling from speakers. Alternate landscapes of the world’s largest...

Growing a Borderless, Incubator-filled NY Economy

“We empower faculty and students — in our incubators, our classrooms, and our laboratories — to start companies that create jobs and stimulate economic growth,” Polytechnic Institute of NYU President...

Summer of Research: Undergrads Begin Annual Program

Polytechnic Institute of NYU kicked off its 4th Annual Undergraduate Summer Research Program on Monday. This year, 44 bright student researchers were selected among 100 applicants from NYU-Poly and...

Mayor Announces NYU-Poly and Columbia to Lead City-sponsored NYC Media Lab

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that New York University (with Polytechnic Institute of NYU as the lead) and Columbia University will direct NYC Media Lab, the nation’s first government-...

An Urban-focused Executive Education in Clean Technology

Projects emerging from Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s first CleantechExecs cohort could help New York City strengthen its green economy and lighten its impact on the environment. In May, 25...

Torres Hired To Lead Baseball Program

Brookyln, NY -  Athletic Director Maureen Braziel announced Monday that John Torres will be the new head coach of the NYU-Poly baseball team.  Torres brings a wealth of collegiate...

Defeat Pushes PolySolar Forward, Not Backward

PolySolar made it as far as the final round of the NYU Stern School of Business 6th Annual Social Venture Competition, part of the school’s 11th Annual Business Plan Competition — which offers $175,...

Dr. Lien Chan Delivers Lectures on "China-Taiwan Cross Strait Relations”; Visits with NYU and NYU-Poly

Dr. Lien Chan, former vice president of Republic of China in Taiwan and honorary chairman of the Kuomintang Party (KMT) spoke on "Cross-Strait Relations" at the Council on Foreign Relations' Winston...

Summit Draws World’s Broadband Economy Thought Leaders; Names Suwon, Korea Intelligent Community of the Year

Experts in using information and communication technology to build prosperous, sustainable communities met May 19 - 21 at the Building the Broadband Economy Summit organized by the Intelligent...

Rising NYU-Poly Cricket Star Plays on U.S. Team

Many students plan to vacation overseas this summer. Senior Adrian Gordon is no exception: this week he boards a plane bound for Bermuda. The trip will be for business, not pleasure, though the two...

Professor Nadan Speaks on Innovation in Pubic Sector Panel

Joseph Nadan, NYU-Poly professor of management technology and business innovation, was part of a panel discussion on innovation in the public sector, at the Twenty-First Century CIO Academy seminar...

155th Commencement Held at Historic Radio City Music Hall

Yesterday the class of 2010 closed the first decade of the 21st century and entered the world as graduates of Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Friends, classmates, and family members...

Stockinger Selected To Regional All-Tournament Team

Ithaca, NY -  Freshmen catcher Natalia Stockinger was named to the All-Tournament Team at this past weekend's NCAA Division III Regional Softball Tournament. She becomes the first Fighting Blue...

Cortland Ends Memorable Run For Softball

ITHACA, N.Y. - The top-seeded Cortland Red Dragons (40-7) defeated the sixth-seeded NYU-Poly Fighting Blue Jays (32-11) 7-3 in Saturday's elimination game of the NCAA Division III Softball Regional...

Softball Wins Its First-Ever NCAA Playoff Game

Ithaca, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team added another page to the history books Friday afternoon, as the Lady Jays won the program's and school's first-ever NCAA postseason playoff contest. NYU...

Lebanon Valley Edges NYU-Poly 1-0

ITHACA, N.Y. -- The third-seeded Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen (32-11) beat the sixth-seeded NYU-Poly Fighting Blue Jays (31-11) 1-0 in the third game of the NCAA Division III Softball Regional...

Softball Regional Games To Be Broadcast

Ithaca, NY -  All games will be broadcast on Ithaca's campus radio stations during the upcoming NCAA Division 3 Softball Regionals held on the campus of Ithaca College. NYU-Poly's first game...

Graduate Student Receives Reynolds Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship

Evangelos Limpantoudis is making news at NYU-Poly four months before he even sets foot in a classroom. Evangelos, who will begin the master’s in construction management program this fall, has...

Softball Heading to Ithaca for NCAA Regionals

Indianapolis, IN - The NYU-Poly softball team will be heading to the Ithaca Region for it's first-ever NCAA Softball Championship appearance. The Lady Jays will face the Dutchmen of Lebanon Valley...

President Hultin Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Jerry M. Hultin, President of Polytechnic Institute of New York University, was among the American leaders honored Saturday with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of...

Can We Fight Corporate Crime? Forbes’ Neil Weinberg Thinks So

The possible misdeeds of Goldman Sachs, one of the biggest investment firms in America, and the proven misdeeds of other financial institutions (think Madoff, Enron, WorldCom) provide the larger...

Shing-Tung Yau, Eminent Mathematician, Gives Lecture

After a week of unseasonably chilly weather, last Friday afternoon was warm and sunny, with the weekend expected to bring more of the same. It was hard to guess how many would be drawn indoors for a...

Baseball's Ruiz Picked as 2nd-Team All-Conference

Clifton Park, NY -  The Skyline Conference released its All-Conference teams for baseball Monday and senior utility player Carlos Ruiz (Meriden, CT) was the lone Jay selected. The shortstop/...

Krasny Repeats as Men's Tennis Player of the Year

Clifton, Park, NY -  Sophomore Yan Krasny (Far Rockaway, NY) was named the Skyline Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Year for the second straight year. He was a unanimous selction this year...

Honors Flying in For NYU-Poly Softball

Clifton Park, NY -  Skyline Conference Commissioner Tracy King announced today that the NYU-Poly softball team received 8 out of 12 First-Team All-Conference spots and one Second-Team All-...

Women's Softball Wins First-Ever Skyline Crown; NCAA Bid

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a game that will surely be remembered as one of the most thrilling matchups in the NYU-Poly softball program's history. Fortunately, for the Lady Jays it had a sweet...

St. Joseph's Edges NYU-Poly in Skyline Championships

West Islip, NY -  St. Joseph's men's tennis team was able to rebound from a slow start to win the Skyline Conference Men's Tennis Championships Saturday over NYU-Poly by a 5-3 mark. The Golden...

Fitzgibbons Grand Slam Sends NYU-Poly to Finals

Brooklyn, NY -  Trailing 4-2 in the home half of the 6th inning, NYU-Poly's softball had it's back to the wall. But that all changed with one swing of the bat as freshmen Corinne Fitzgibbons (...

Softball Game To Be Webcasted Live Saturday

Brooklyn, NY -  Saturday's Skyline Conference softball playoff game featuring NYU-Poly (#1 seed) and Farmingdale (#2 seed) will be broadcast live on the BlueJaysLive link.  The feed will go...

Tennis Heads to Finals; Softball to Semi-Finals

Yesterday was a great day for NYU-Poly athletics. The Lady Jays softball team won its 19th game in a row (6-3 over Old Westbury), sending the team to a semi-final match up on Saturday against the...

On To the Semi's - Softball Beats Old Westbury 6-3

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team has been waiting for this moment since their mid-season split with Farmingdale College. Thanks to a 6-3 win over Old Westbury in Thursday afternoon's...

Sweet Revenge - Men's Tennis Heads to the Finals

Farmingdale, NY -  Just a few short weeks ago, Farmingdale defeated NYU-Poly in men's tennis by a 5-4 margin. The deciding match was at 2nd singles then, as the Jays were without freshmen Julian...

Petri Honored as 2010 Outstanding Male Athlete

Brooklyn, NY -  Seniors Ryan Graybill (Missouri City, TX) and Robert Petri (St. Louis, MO) came to Polytechnic four years ago, Graybill for softball and Petri for Men's Volleyball. Four years...

Graybill Named 2010 Outstanding Female Athlete

Brooklyn, NY -  Seniors Ryan Graybill (Missouri City, TX) and Robert Petri (St. Louis, MO) came to Polytechnic four years ago, Graybill for softball and Petri for Men's Volleyball. Four years...

NYU-Poly Inducts Three Into Hall of Fame

Brooklyn, NY -  Three new members of the NYU-Poly Athletics Hall of Fame were honored at the 2010 Athletic Awards Banquet Wednesday night. On a night when NYU-Poly recognized it's current...

Project 2010 Revealed: Plans for the First i²e Campus Transformation Project Debut

The NYU-Poly community previewed plans for Project 2010, the first reconstruction effort of i2e Campus Transformation, at a town hall meeting yesterday. Award-winning Grimshaw Architects presented...

Regular Season Champions!

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's softball team defeated Mount Saint Mary College Wednesday afternoon and in the process clinched the regular season Skyline Conference Championship. The Lady...

Men's Tennis Advances to Semi-Finals

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team made short order of visiting Bard College in the Skyline Quarterfinals Tuesday night at the USTA Tennis Center. The Jays out-manuevered the Raptors...

At Green Expo Middle-School Students Learn ‘Engineering is in Everything’

“Helping the Earth,” quipped one young girl. Behind her a classmate waved a hand to respond, while another vied to be called on next. NYU-Poly undergraduate students at the front of the classroom had...

NYU-Poly Athletic Awards Banquet Approaches

Brooklyn, NY -  NYU-Poly Athletic Director Maureen Braziel and staff will pay tribute to the nearly 150 athletes who competed for the Fighting Blue Jays during the 2009-10 season this Wednesday...

Fitzgibbons Named Player of the Week in Softball

Clifton Park, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU freshman, first baseman Corinne Fitzgibbons (Brooklyn, NY) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 19-25, She...

Queens of the Diamond

Brooklyn, NY -  It was certainly sweet... as the NYU-Poly softball team won it's 16th straight contest Friday as the Lady Jays easily took two from Mount Saint Vincent in a Skyline Conference...

Privateers Sink Men's Baseball

Throgs Neck, NY -  The NYU-Poly baseball team concluded it's season Saturday as the Jays dropped a Skyline Conference double-header to Maritime College. NYU-Poly lost game one 13-7 before...

Jays Roll Into Playoffs on a Winning Streak

Staten Island, NY - The NYU-Poly men's tennis team has won four straight to improve to 8-6 overall and 5-2 in the Skyline Conference. With Sunday's win over Mount Saint Mary, the Jays wrapped up the...

Blue Jay Bats Bruise Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team continued its winning ways Thursday afternoon, as not even the rain and occassional lightning could stop the thunder in the Lady Jays bats. NYU-Poly...

Buzzard Named Pitcher of the Week

Clifton Park, NY - Polytechnic Institute of NYU senior pitcher Laura Buzzard (Warrington, PA) tossed a no-hitter in the first game to lead the Fighting Blue Jays to a Skyline sweep of Purchase....

Baseball Falls to Mount Saint Vincent

Purchase, NY -   The NYU-Poly baseball team fell to 3-16 on the season as it dropped a pair of contests to the College of Mount Saint Vincent on Sunday. The Jays fell in game one by a 21-5...

Tennis Climbs Back to .500 Mark

Troy, NY -  The NYU-Poly Men's Tennis team imrpoved to 6-6 on the season after back-to-back weekend wins over Sage College and Lehman College. The Jays defeated Sage in a Skyline Conference...

NYU-Poly Pitchers Puzzle Purchase

Purchase, NY -  Senior Laura Buzzard (Warrington, PA) tossed a no-hitter and freshmen Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) hurled a one-hitter as the NYU-Poly softball team cruised to a Skylije...

PIAA Announces Launch of Alumni Visa Rewards Program

There’s a new, convenient and rewarding way for people who support the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association to help fund the association's work.  And it fits in a wallet.The...

Chief of Naval Operations Takes Singular Tour of NYU-Poly Campus

On the warm, spring afternoon of April 8, NYU-Poly welcomed Admiral Gary Roughead, the chief of naval operations and the highest-ranking officer in the Navy. It was the only visit he would pay to any...

Farmingdale Edges NYU-Poly Men's Tennis

Flushing, NY - The NYU-Poly men's tennis team faced off against Farmingdale State College Thursday night in a significant Skyline Conference battle on the courts. In the end, Farmingdale barely...

City College Defeats Jays

Brooklyn, NY -  After a  promising 3-3 start to the season, the NYU-Poly baseball team lost it's 11th straight Thursday, as the Jays fell to City College of New York 10-3 at Keyspan Park....

Ten in a Row

Brooklyn, NY -  After starting the season 10-8, the NYU-Poly softball team has rattled off 10 straight wins. Wins nine and ten came at the mercy of Steven's Institute of Technology in a non-...

Sunday Named Skyline Player of the Week

Clifton Park, NY - Polytechnic Institute of NYU sophomore second baseman Katie Jo Sunday batted .450 with three doubles, a triple, a home run, nine runs batted in and nine runs scored in a 6-0 week...

Judo Places Two at Liberty Bell Classic

Philadelphia, PA -  Two members of NYU-Poly's Men's Judo team placed at this past weekend's Libert Bell Judo Classic. Rhan Dillard took 1st place at 154 pounds, while Anthony Mock garnered...

Softball Goes 4-0 Over the Weekend

Bellport, NY-  A combination of strong pitching and lively bats is a great recipe for success. The NYU-Poly softball team was cooking up wins over the weekend with that recipe, as they down Sage...

Tennis Falls to USMMA, Beats Bard

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team picked up another Skyline Conference win on Saturday, this time at the mercy of Bard College. The Jays were almost perfect, winning 8-1...

Merilli 'Perfect' in Win Over Lehman

Bronx, NY -   Fifteen Lehman batters faced NYU-Poly freshmen pitcher Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) on Thursday. Not a single one of them reached first base, as the Lady Blue Jay hurler...

Cyber Camp, Treasure Hunt: Lighthearted Names for Serious-Minded Search

While others plan their vacation at the beach this summer, New York State’s cyber sleuths are competing for the honor of spending a week in July at summer camp on NYU-Poly’s Brooklyn campus. It’s...

St Joseph's Smacks NYU-Poly

Flushing, NY -  Going into Wednesday night's Skyline Conference match with St. Joseph's, NYU-Poly's men's tennis squad knew its would have to play it's best match of the season to defeat the...

Assistant Professor Maymin Presents at TEDxNSIT

Phil Maymin, Polytechnic Institute of NYU assistant professor of finance and risk engineering presented “The Nature of Genius, Trading, and Hindsight” via webcast at TEDxNSIT, a TEDx conference held...

Professor Taleb to Debate Social Sciences' 'Hardest Problems'

Nassim N. Taleb, Polytechnic Institute of NYU distinguished professor of risk engineering, will join a multidisciplinary panel of experts on Saturday, April 10 at Harvard University to debate and...

Busy Weekend for Jays Sports Teams

Brooklyn, NY -  There's a full slate of games this weekend for the NYU-Poly athletic department, as baseball, softball, men's tennis, and men's soccer all take to the fields and courts for...

NYU-Poly Lands Two on Skyline Men's Volleyball 1st Team

Clifton Park, NY -  Senior outside hitter and setter Rob Petri (St. Louis, MO) and senior libero Tom Poppenberg (Springville, NY) were selected as First Team All-Conference players by the...

Fighting E-Crime: A Discussion With Cyber-Security Expert Robert Giesler

Last fall the FBI arrested a 100-person global criminal ring for phishing, a cyber crime that lures online users into sharing their private data, and in February CNN aired a dramatic broadcast on...

Senior Design Students Compete on Land and in Air

Concept Zero, a team of mechanical engineering seniors from Polytechnic Institute of NYU, had a sleepless Saturday night in Houston following their debut at Shell Eco-marathon March 27.  The...

Three Fighting Blue Jays Honored by Skyline Conference

Clifton Park, NY -  The Skyline Conference weekly report was filled with Fighting Blue Jays as freshmen Miranda Merilli was tabbed Pitcher of the Week for softball, while NYU-Poly swept the men'...

Scholar-Athletes Share Secrets to Success

According to the athletics department, NYU-Poly undergraduate student-athletes posted two-tenths higher average GPAs last fall than their non-athlete peers. While not a startling difference, it does...

Men's Tennis Slams Baruch

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team is off to its best start in years, as they downed Baruch College on Saturday by a match score of 6-3. The win improves the Jays to 3-1 overall for...

Softball Splits With Farmingdale, Dominates Old Westbury

Long Island, NY -  Talk about a big weekend for Skyline Conference softball. The NYU-Poly softball team battled pre-season favorite Farmingdale on Saturday, then headed back to Long Island...

NYU-Poly Researchers Showcase 'Collaborative Opportunities in Science and Engineering' at NYU Langone Medical Center

Several Polytechnic Institute of NYU researchers presented their work and explored the potential for relationships between engineering sciences and biological sciences at a research showcase on...

Short-Handed Lady Jays Take Two from Philly Bible

Langhorne, PA -  The NYU-Poly softball team climbed above the .500 mark for the first time this season as they defeated Philadelphia Bible College (3-5 overall) in a non-conference twin...

NYU-Poly Men's Tennis Upsets Purchase

Purchase, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team remained perfect in Skyline Conference play as they edged Purchase College 5-4 Wednesday afternoon. The Jays are now 2-0 in the Skyline as they...

Devito Pitches NYU-Poly to Win Over Blue Knights

Newburgh, NY -  After Saturday's double-header against Skyline perennial power Farmingdale, in which the Jays lost 19-3 and 28-6 to the 2009 College World Series finalists, NYU-Poly got back...

Lady Jays Split with Baruch, Sweep York

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's softball team split its home opener with Baruch College on Saturday, winning the first game 4-3, while losing the second game 8-7.  On Sunday, the Lady...

Men's Tennis Edges Yeshiva 5-4

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team avenged a 2009 loss to Yeshiva University by picking up a 5-4 victory Thursday night in the 2010 matchup held at the United States Tennis...

Area Visionaries Gather for 4th Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank

Polytechnic Institute of NYU hosted its 4th Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank, an annual gathering of downtown Brooklyn and New York City visionaries, on the morning of Friday, March...

Anatra Picks Up Two Wins as Baseball Sweeps Yeshiva

Bronx, NY - The NYU-Poly baseball team kicked off its season against Skyline Conference opponent Yeshiva University. Last season, the two teams split the season contests. But this year the Jays...

Softball Goes 1-2 on Final Day of Florida Trip

Fort Myers, FL -  The NYU-Poly softball team finished its trip to Florida with an overall 4-6 record after going 1-2 on Tuesday.  The Lady Jays won their third straight in the morning...

Joyojeet Pal’s 'Computers and Geeks as Cinematic Icons' Receives Best Paper Award

Joyojeet Pal, a visiting professor in the Department of Technology Management, received the Best Paper Award at the 2010 iConference in February. His award-winning paper, “Of Mouse and Men: Computers...

Softball Earns Pair of Wins in Florida

Fort Myers, FL -  After a slow start at the Gene Cusic Softball Classic in Fort Myers, Florida, the NYU-Poly softball team is reving on all cylinders now. Today, the Lady Jays defeated Lasell...

Softball Team Kicks Off Season in Florida

Fort Myers, FL -  The NYU-Poly women's softball team kicked off its 2010 season Saturday in the Gene Cusic Softball Classic. The Lady Jays are off to a 1-4 start, as they will play five more...

Record Numbers Attend Spring Career Fair

On March 3 almost 1,000 Polytechnic Institute of NYU students abandoned their usual garb of jeans and t-shirts for more formal button-down oxfords, dark suits, and heels or shiny wingtips. It was the...

Wickets and Runs: NYU-Poly Cricket Club Heads to Championship

Instead of sand in their shoes, 12 Polytechnic Institute of NYU students hope to return from spring break with grass stains on their batting pads and batting gloves.The students are members of NYU-...

Petri Named Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

Clifton Park, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU senior captain Rob Petri (St. Louis, MO) has been named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for Men's Volleyball (March 1-7). Petri...

Number 4 Leads Jays to Win Over Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY -  After trouncing non-conference neighbor St. Joseph's College of Brooklyn Monday night, the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team faced off against Yeshiva University in a must-win game...

Dreaming Big: Smartphone App Class Leads to Real-World Results

Careful not to name specific applications, senior Ariel Chait says, “There are a lot of apps that just kind of do cool things. They don’t increase productivity. They don’t add enjoyment to peoples’...

Men's Volleyball Picks Up Much Needed Wins

Brooklyn, NY -  After a pair of much needed wins, the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team has improved to 4-12 on the season, doubling last year's win total with still a handful of games remaining....

Chancellor Chang Helps National Cheng Kung University Explore 'Autonomous Governance,' a Q&A

Dubbed the “Taiwan Miracle,” Taiwan’s economic climb in the postwar years placed the nation among the most successful in Asia. Now it’s focusing its attention on academic excellence by exploring...

Chile Earthquake: A Message From NYU-Poly President Jerry M. Hultin

To the NYU-Poly Community: As the world watches Chile confront Saturday’s massive earthquake and resulting tsunami, it’s hard to comprehend that another natural disaster has taken...

Skyline Honors Leitheuser and Pickell

Clifton Park, NY -  After completing the best season in school history, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team was recognized by the Skyline Conference as two players were named to the 2nd Team...

Mount Saint Vincent Defeats NYU-Poly in Skyline Quarterfinals

Riverdale, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team was in uncharted waters Tuesday night as they took on Mount Saint Vincent in the Skyline Conference Quarterfinals. And, based on the first...

Playoff Preview: Pickell Honored as Skyline Player of the Week

Brooklyn, NY - Sophomore forward Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ / Howell HS) has been named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for Women's Basketball. She averaged 25.0 points, 15.0 rebounds,...

NYU-Poly Hosts Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM) Conference

Polytechnic Institute of NYU hosted the ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM, pronounced “wisdom”) February 3 – 6. The conference drew more than 200 participants from...

Women's Basketball Qualifies for First-Ever Skyline Playoffs

Brooklyn, NY -  Sometimes the cards just fall in your favor. For the NYU-Poly women's basketball team, that was exactly what happened this weekend, as the team has qualified for its first-ever...

d.school Environment Collaborative Co-Directors Give Inaugural Transformative Speakers lecture

Stanford University’s d.school received an incredible gift three years ago (a gorgeous, completely renovated 14,000-square-foot building) with a serious string attached (owing to a law to curb rapid...

Perched for Playoffs; Lady Jays Defeat Old Westbury

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is one win away from its first-ever Skyline Conference post-season playoff appearance. But, unfortunately for the Lady Jays they have no...

Men's Volleyball Wins Second Straight

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team has done something they haven't been able to do in two years: win back-to-back matches. Thanks to a weekend victory over Skyline Conference for...

Management Professor Receives Women of Innovation Honor

Teresa Piliouras, Polytechnic Institute of NYU adjunct professor of management information systems, was honored as a finalist in the Connecticut Technology Council’s sixth annual Women of Innovation...

Rams Ruin Lady Jays Upset Bid

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team built up a 20-point lead on undefeated Farmingdale in Tuesday night's Skyline Conference showdown. Unfortunately, for the Lady Jays the Rams...

Sustainable Growth: Professor Gross's SyntheZyme Gets Boost from NSF Grant

SyntheZyme, a sustainable chemical company at the leading edge of bioplastic monomer development and biosurfactants — the technology that makes things like biobased biodegradable plastics and safe...

NYU-Poly Places 23 on Skyline Scholar-Athlete List

Clifton Park, NY - The Skyline Conference has announced its 2009 fall sport Scholar-Athlete List (3.30 semester GPA or higher).  All totaled, the Skyline Conference had a total of 353 scholar-...

Fouls Costly; Men's Basketball Loses 4th Straight

Brooklyn, NY -  A pair of old-fashioned, three point plays by Bard College's Forrest Alvarez in the final two minutes gave the Raptors a thrilling 80-72 win over NYU-Poly Sunday afternoon in a...

Bard No Problem for Soaring Lady Jays

Brooklyn, NY - After going through a mid-season, four game slump, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team has rebounded back into Skylin Conference contention as the Lady Jays downed Bard Colleg 60-38...

Professor Liu Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Yong Liu, Polytechnic Institute of NYU assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for...

Three Lady Jays Hit Double Figures as NYU-Poly Routs Yeshiva

New York, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team was led by the trio of senior Consuelo Aranda (Calexico, Mexico) and sophomores Kristin Leitheuser (Millbrook, NY) and Margaux Pickell (...

Turnovers Ruin Comeback; Men's Hoops Falls to Maritime

Brooklyn, NY -  Down by 10 points and under 10 minutes to go, it appeared the NYU-Poly men's basketball team couldn't quite match the shooting of Maritime College. But a sudden offensive surge...

Streak Snapped; Women's Basketball Beats City Tech 53-47

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak Monday night as they defeated MetroTech rival City Tech, 53-47. The Lady Jays overcame a 25-23 halftime...

Go 'Bots! NYU-Poly Mentors Cheer on FIRST LEGO League Competitors

For Carlo Yuvienco, a PhD candidate in NYU-Poly’s Biomedical Engineering program, January 9 was a preview of parenthood. “I feel like one of those parents outside a high school waiting...

BlackRock's Chief Risk Officer: 'The Market May Not Learn'

Dr. Bennett W. Golub, vice-chairman and co-founder of BlackRock, a three trillion dollar asset management firm, shared hard-earned wisdom and general principles drawn from his role as the chief risk...

Second Half Slump; Lady Jays Lose Third Straight

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a game the NYU-Poly women's basketball needed to win. The Lady Jays came into Wednesday night's Skyline Conference tilt with Saint Joseph's College (LI) reeling from...

Down to the Wire; St. Joseph's Defeats NYU-Poly

Patchogue, NY -  Coming off Monday night's upset win over Yeshiva University, the NYU-Poly men's basketball team hoped to ride that wave into Patchogue, as they faced the 3rd place team in the...

Men's Volleyball Falls to Mount Saint Vincent

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team opened up it's Skyline Conference season with Mount Saint Vincent Tuesday night. The Jays, under first-year head coach Jackie Goldstein,...

Trifecta! Jays Long Range Shooting Defeats Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY -   Five minutes into Monday night's Skyline Conference game against Yeshiva University, the NYU-Poly men's basketball team found itself in a familiar position.  Down 10-1...

Building for Tomorrow: NYU-Poly Hosts Regional Future City Competition

The theme for this year’s Future City competition — devised months ago — couldn’t be more timely: providing an affordable living space for people who have lost their home due to a disaster or...

NYU-Poly Launches its Inaugural Think Tank

Six fearless Polytechnic Institute of NYU faculty members have accepted a mission set forth by Dianne Rekow, provost, and Charlie Camarda, distinguished engineer in residence: design an intelligent...

Researching Multidisciplinary Research: Q&A With Professor Fayard

Studies show that when researchers from different disciplines get together, innovation follows. But that’s not always the case. Presenting an anthropologist, a computer scientist, and an electrical...

New Decade, New Campus: NYU-Poly Announces the Transformation of its Brooklyn Campus

President Jerry M. Hultin unveiled “i2e Campus Transformation,” Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s plan to redesign areas of its Brooklyn campus, at a Town Hall on January 20. “The goal now is to turn...

Missed Opportunities: Women's Basketball Falls to Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY  -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team squared off against Old Westbury in a classic, midseason battle of two Skyline Conference teams trying to climb out of the middle...

Mattola's 33 Not Enough; NYU-Poly Drops Third Straight

Brooklyn, NY - NYU-Poly junior forward Anthony Mattola couldn't miss. Unfortunately, the rest of the NYU-Poly men's basketball team couldn't make their shots as the Jays squandered a 33-33 half time...

Haiti Earthquake: A Message From NYU-Poly President Jerry M. Hultin

To the NYU-Poly Community: I'm sure you have been as shaken as I have been by the images and reports coming out of Haiti since Tuesday's earthquake struck the island and the people who call...

Men's Basketball Picks Up First Skyline Win Over Sage

Brooklyn, NY - The NYU-Poly men's basketball team held off a second half rally by Sage College to pick up a much-needed  Skyline Conference victory Tuesday night in the Jacobs...

Leitheuser and Pickell Lead NYU-Poly to Win Over Sage

Brooklyn, NY -  NYU-Poly hosted The Sage College women's basketball team in a pivotal Skyline Conference game on Tuesday night in the Jacobs Gymnasium. With the 67-47 win, NYU-Poly is now...

Back to .500; NYU-Poly Downs City College

Manhattan, N.Y. -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is back at .500 as they picked up a 54-48 non-conference win over City College of New York Monday night. Sophomore Kristin Leitheuser (...

Excerpt From NYU-Poly's Ubell's 'Virtual Teamwork' in EDUCAUSE Quarterly

Robert N Ubell, Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Vice President for Enterprise Learning, writes that today’s virtual teams are “uncannily” like the “miniature communit[ies]…embryonic societ[ies]”...

Hear, Hear: Professor Chin-Tuan Tan Receives Grant From the Deafness Research Foundation

If Professor Chin-Tuan Tan had his druthers, hearing impaired listeners could enjoy MP3s and cell phone conversations more easily. Thanks to the Deafness Research Foundation (DRF), he very well might...

Men's Basketball Edged by Mount Saint Vincent

Riverdale, N.Y. – The NYU-Poly  Men’s Basketball team dropped a hard fought 64-60 Skyline Conference game to the College of Mounr Saint Vincent Saturday afternoon at the Sharp Center....

Women's Basketball Nets Big Win Over Bard

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - Freshmen Shelby Bruns (Elko, NV) put in a game-high 15 points and six assists to lead the NYU-Poly women's basketball team to a much needed Skyline Conference win over...

New CleantechExecs Program Featured on Scientific American.com

Polytechnic Institute of NYU's new 10-session boot camp to help create green-technology business leaders was featured yesterday on Scientific American.com."As two professors [Mel Horwitch, a...

Late Rally Falls Short for Men's Basketball

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Skyline Conference men's basketball play resumed Tuesday night for both the NYU-Poly and Farmingdale squads and when the final horn sounded, it was the Rams holding on for a...

NYU-Poly Researchers Find Secrets in Smart Polymers

Variety, as the adage goes, is the spice of life. That is certainly the case for scientists working with so-called “smart” polymers. The more ways in which they can make these chain-like...

Where the Things Were Wild: NYU-Poly Hosts New York Paleontological Society Annual Holiday Party

December 5 was the coldest day of fall yet, with heavy raindrops switching to large, sloppy snowflakes and back again, but guests continued to drop by Room 116 in Rogers Hall. Throughout the...

Dreaming of GENI: NYU-Poly to Participate in National Effort to Improve the Internet

For researchers, GENI brings a dream to life. It lets them test theoretical approaches in a real-time environment with real users, real hardware, and real communication issues, says Professor...

Hot Chips: Lynford Lecturer Frances Allen Outlines the Field's History and the Challenges Ahead

Attendees of the Lynford Lecture Series on November 19 learned about the most serious problems facing computer science today, but perhaps the greater benefit to guests that afternoon was the history...

Maritime Cruises Past NYU-Poly

THROGS NECK, NY — The Maritime College men's basketball team jumped out to a 9-0 lead on NYU-Poly and never looked back. The Privateers built up a 42-28 halftime lead and cruised on to the Skyline...

CSAW Featured on ABC Eyewitness News

Polytechnic Institute of NYU's 6th Annual CSAW (Cyber Security Awareness Week) made its first small-screen appearance on Friday night. New York City's ABC Eyewitness News featured the event on its...

Men's and Women's Basketball Fall to St. Joseph's

Brooklyn, NY — It was a big night in Skyline Conference play for the NYU-Poly men's and women's basketball teams Thursday, December 3. But when it ended, unfortunately the Golden Eagles were...

The Making of a Championship Team

Polytechnic Institute of New York University has advanced its athletics program in the last few years. There is a new gym, for example, and varsity teams have been added. But what the women’s...

We've Defined It. You Design It.: i²e Poster Winner Announced

Polytechnic Institute of NYU has crowned Yangzi Tan (Chemical and Biological Engineering, BS 2013) the winner in its second annual i2e poster design contest. Michael Hutmaker, dean of the Division of...

Jays Defeat Pratt Institute in Exhibition Contest

Brooklyn, NY -   In a contest of two teams with one of the longest running series in NCAA Division 3 history, it really was no contest as the NYU-Poly men's basketball team cruised to a 71-...

Forecasting Tomorrow: Teams of IT and Business Students Vie Over a Company's Future

The savviest business leader can predict which way the wind will blow in any given industry. It’s what prompted Nokia to switch from paper products to cell phones, and it’s what teams of...

Astronaut, Entrepreneur, and Role Model Dr. Chang-Díaz to Speak Dec. 2

If you’re interested in a great American success story — or in plasma physics — the place to be on December 2, from noon to 1:30, is the Pfizer Auditorium.There you’ll have the opportunity to hear Dr...

NYU-Poly and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Polytechnic Institute of NYU and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today in Washington, DC committing the organizations to a...

Bruns Leads NYU-Poly to Win Over Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY - Freshmen Shelby Bruns pumped in a game-high 16 points Sunday afternoon in NYU-Poly's Skyline Conference opener and Margaux Pickell added 15 as the Jays cruised to a 73-36 win over the...

One Lucky Day: Cyber Sleuths Shine at CSAW's Friday, November 13, Awards Day

Superstitions were no match for Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Awards Day on Friday, November 13, when undergraduate, graduate, and high school students from across the country claimed top spots in...

Mountain Climbing and Problem Solving: For Lynford Lecturer Frances Allen, They're Not That Different

Climbing Mexico’s 17,802 foot Popocatepetl (better known simply as “Popo”) could seem to most a more appealing option than splitting the bill between 12 people and figuring out tip, but computer...

Women's Volleyball Sweeps Skyline Honors

Clifton Park, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team was honored for it's outstanding, undefeated season in the Skyline Conference by sweeping the big awards and picking up two First-Team...

Get Smart: Professor de León's Research Could Help Modernize Electrical Grid

President Obama said late last month that the time is now “to build a clean energy superhighway that can take the renewable power generated…and deliver it directly to the American people in the most...

Blue Jays vs. Violets: The Only Downbeat in a Triumphant Season

When right side Corey Loupee was unable to corral middle Kendyl Dunn’s blistering kill, signaling the end of the opening-round Division III NCAA women’s volleyball tournament match between...

NYU-Poly Falls to NYU in NCAA First Round

Manhattan, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team knew they had to bring their A game, as they squared off against New York University in the NCAA Tournament First Round Thursday night at...

Game-Day Preview: NYU-Poly vs. NYU

Tonight’s contest against the New York University Violets will be uncharted waters for Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s women's volleyball team. Not only will it be the first time women’s volleyball...

Gabor Named to Skyline 1st-Team; Rohr and Turgut Earn 2nd-Team Nods

Clifton Park, NY -  In an acknowledgment of the outstanding season the men's soccer team had in 2009, the Skyline Conference coaches selected three Jays as All-Conference players. Sophomore Joe...

NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball Wins First-Ever Skyline Championship and First NCAA Tournament Bid

It was a game that will be talked about for years to come. Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Fighting Blue Jays came storming back from a 14-11 deficit in the fifth set tiebreaker to win 17-15 on...

We Are The Champions!

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a game that will be talked about for years to come, as NYU-Poly came storming back, down 14-11 deficit in the fifth set tiebreaker, to win 17-15.  In doing they...

Unplugged: NYU-Poly Professors Continue Wireless Breakthroughs With New NSF Grant

Wireless technology is a staple of modern life. From laptops to cell phones, satellite radio, and the GPS unit in your rented car, it’s woven into the fabric of our everyday lives. That’s why it