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New Temporary Urban Art Installation on Manhattan Bridge Colonnade

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), today announced the start of Ultratope 1: Real City, a new, temporary urban art installation featuring visual...

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 Prize. This is the second time the prize created in...

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 that we’ll need $2.2 trillion over five years to...

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 Masoud Ghandehari of NYU-Poly’s Department of...

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 dressed up for commencement exercises at Radio City...

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 received the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Fellowship...

Engineering the 'Impossible': students win concrete canoe competition

Members of the winning team and supporters stand with Osiris, a concrete “green” canoe. Sixty percent of the glass used in the concrete mix was recycled from deposits made on Poly’s campus. Polytechnic’s Student Chapter of the American Society...