Located in the burgeoning Brooklyn Tech Triangle, the Computer Science and Engineering Department offers world-class research opportunities under the direction of dedicated faculty. The department excels in varied focus areas ranging from data management to game engineering. An extracurricular calendar of events and competitions, such as CSAW, the Alt-Ctrl Game Jam, and related hack nights, give students ample opportunities to work among their peers while gaining real-world experience that prepare them for their future careers.

Research Strengths

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Security and Privacy

Creating a safe, reliable, and resilient Cyberspace

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Big Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization

Driving large quantities of information for manageability

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Game Engineering and Computational Intelligence

Developing gaming programs, networks, and AI systems

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Algorithms and Theoretical Computer Science

Abstract and mathematical aspects of computing

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Upcoming Event For Students and Professionals

Career Discovery in Cybersecurity: A Women's Symposium

Our annual conference brings together some of the best minds in the industry, with the goal of guiding women with a talent and interest in cybersecurity into top-flight careers. Are you a student or a graduate? Switching tracks or returning to the workforce? If you’re into cybersecurity, you’re in the right place. July 30, 2015

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Upcoming Event For Students

Cybersecurity Awareness Week (CSAW) 2015

Get ready for the largest student-run cyber security event in the nation: a weekend of competitions, industry talks and events to prepare best-performing students with the skills and knowledge to shape the future of the industry. November 12-14, 2015

Competitions include Capture the Flag, Embedded Security Challenge, High School Forensics, and more!
CSAW Career Fair allows conference-goers to introduce themselves to CSAW sponsors: powerful corporate and government organizations seeking to recruit new talent.

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Upcoming Event For Educators

Cybersecurity Summer Research and Training for College Faculty and High School Teachers
The School of Engineering CSAW Cybersecurity Summer Research and Training Program provides a unique opportunity for computer science faculty at two- and four-year colleges and high school teachers to receive instruction in the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity, engage in cutting-edge research projects, and learn to mentor cybersecurity competition teams. Both programs run from July 6-August 24. Space is limited.

Apply for the college and high school faculty programs.

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

Front desk: 646.997.3590


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

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

Employment Opportunities

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

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