Create and Inspire. Together. Our Computer Science and Engineering Department is a lively place. World-class research opportunities, dedicated instructors, a vibrant community, and its premier location in the burgeoning Brooklyn Tech Triangle make for a college experience like no other. Research that prepares our students for their future careers is a vital component to our department. We also have a thriving extracurricular calendar of labs, events, and competitions that give students ample opportunities to work among their peers while engaging the broader community—on our campus, within NYU’s multiple campuses, and beyond.

8 Computer Science & Engineering Department
Papers Accepted to IEEE VIS 2014

IEEE VIS 2014, the premiere conference for data visualization, will feature eight research papers coauthored by faculty members and doctoral students from the Computer Science and Engineering Department. Learn more.

7 faculty coauthors

  • Harish Doraiswamy
  • Enrico Bertini
  • Juliana Freire
  • David Koop
  • Huy T. Vo
  • Claudio Silva
  • Arita Dasgupta

5 doctoral student coauthors

  • Nivan Ferreira
  • Josua Krause
  • Anshul Vikram Pandey
  • Jorge Poco
  • Bowen Yu

Our Research Strengths

Systems and Cybersecurity

Creating a safe, reliable, and resilient cyberspace

Big Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization

Driving large quantities of information for manageability

Game Engineering

Developing gaming software programs and networks

Algorithms and Theoretical Computer Science

Abstract and mathematical aspects of computing

A Message from the Department Chair

"I’m excited to be writing to you since becoming NYU’s official School of Engineering. "

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Community Highlights

There are many reasons to consider studying with our department at the School of Engineering—from our central location to our community-driven atmosphere.

Community Highlights

What our Community Has to Say

"Our program helps worldwide students come together and obtain the very strong background and skills that will lead them well into the job market—at Wall St., major tech companies, or within the government."

—Prof. Justin Cappos

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"The School of Engineering is one of the best universities in the US, especially for computer science. Every professor I've had has been so proficient in their field that it's a privilege to learn from them."

—Urvashi Soni
MS Computer Science

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Our entrepreneurs in residence have a lot to say!

We are proud of our new Entrepreneurs in Residence program, begun in Fall 2014. Meet our entrepreneurs, Ali Heron and Lucas Nelson, who are here to coach, educate, mentor, and network our students.

Learn more about the program

Labs, Events, and Competitions

See a list of learning events and resources available here.

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Our Faculty's Research

A taste of the research that our faculty is achieving.

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Commitment to Teaching

We pride ourselves in our teaching philosophies. Read about our faculty's approach.

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Our work is being noticed in the field. See our list of notable awards and citations.

Faculty awards
Student awards

Congratulations to our Dean's List students! See the complete list of students.

Contact Us

If you are looking to contact a particular professor or staff member, you can search our People page.

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering Department
Two MetroTech Center, 10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Front desk: (718) 260-3590


Our office is open weekdays throughout the academic year, except for university holidays.

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

We are hiring!

NYU is seeking to add several tenured/tenure-track faculty members to its Computer Science and Engineering Department.

See our employment opportunities