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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 Intelligence Lab, and the Deputy Director for...

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 Intelligence Lab, and the Deputy Director for...

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-popping statistic: some 97,000 trucks and...

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 features participant-driven session topics and...

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 deluged a substation on Manhattan’s East Side,...

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 to a new construction site to survey the project...

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 Kenku recalled. “Had I known, I might...

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 resiliency, though, is quite another task —...

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 save lives. Doctoral student Samuel White...

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 Competition in April, the NYU Tandon School of...