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

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

Developing gaming software programs and networks

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Algorithms and Theoretical Computer Science

Abstract and mathematical aspects of computing

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Upcoming Event For Students

An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing

Speaker: Dr. Jim Kurose, NSF/CISE. Advances in computer and information science and engineering (CISE) are providing unprecedented opportunities for research and education. Dr. Kurose's talk will begin with an overview of CISE activities and programs at the National Science Foundation and include a discussion of current trends that are shaping the future of our discipline. He will also discuss the opportunities as well as the challenges that lay ahead for our community and for CISE.

Friday, April 3rd, 10:30am, at the Pfizer Auditorium, 5 Metrotech Center

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Upcoming Event For Students

Sloan/NYU Schools of Law and Engineering Cyber Security Series

Cyber Insurance and Corporate Governance: Facing New Threats. As American corporations struggle with managing the risks from cyber breaches, cybersecurity thought-leaders from government, industry, and academia will explore how to build effective corporate governance and risk management frameworks. We will focus, in particular, on how the development of a cyber insurance market might come to play a central role in refining risk management frameworks in cyberspace.

Thursday, April 2nd, 9:00am, at the Pfizer Auditorium, 5 Metrotech Center

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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.

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

Front desk: (718) 260-3590


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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