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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 journey started back in my senior year of high...

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 urban mobility in a keynote speech at the second...

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 that can automatically change form, function, and...

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 over $5 billion. It will allow a new breed of...

NYU Tandon Students Triumph in Civil Engineering Competitions

NYU Tandon School of Engineering students will head to the national finals after racking up wins in two regional contests this weekend — a model bridge competition for those who will someday engineer national infrastructure and a concrete...

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 huge chasm has developed between modern science and...

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 Transportation Research Board (TRB). That event...

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 took him from his native New York City to the...

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 been pre-ordained. From the time he was 12, he spent...

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 award. It was a fitting tribute for a man who has...