On January 1, 2014, NYU-Poly became the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. The New York Board of Regents approved the affiliation of Polytechnic and New York University on July 1, 2008, creating Polytechnic Institute of NYU. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is well on its way to fulfilling its remarkable potential. Its drive to push the boundaries of what it means to be a 21st century research institution, one founded on the principle of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship (i2e), led to numerous educational and research strides.