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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 years. Professor Molof joined NYU’s Civil...

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 Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering from the...

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 reunited with friend and fellow alum Lawrence...

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 incredible diagnostic sensitivity and specificity for the...

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 Military Engineers (SAME) New York City Post...

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 January. One of the most prestigious international...

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 Professor Zhigang Shen—like many hearing the news...

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 means SteelDay, an annual celebration sponsored by...

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 faculty members. “They are also made of people...

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 Resiliency Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS...