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Tech triumph: How computer imaging is predicting autism

When clinical researchers wondered if it would be possible to detect autism before they could spot behavioral clues, they added to their team one of the world’s foremost authorities on medical image analysis: Guido Gerig, chair and professor...

Bridge Program Graduate Earns Prestigious Scholarship

When Yin Mei first learned to code in 2014, she never imagined she would be pursuing a master’s degree in cybersecurity in 2016. She credits much of that welcome turn of events to "A Bridge to NYU Tandon," an accelerated and...

Reimagining the workplace through augmented reality

With augmented reality (AR) becoming more prevalent outside of the tech world, many researchers are exploring the role it could play in the workplace, from streamlining collaborative teamwork to interactive data and documents. NYC Media Lab, the...

From Programming a Vacuum-Tube IBM to a Place in Computer History

As a middle-school student in California, Leonard Shustek — the future co-founder and chair of Nestar Systems, an early developer of networks for personal computers — was chosen to spend a weekend at the Watson Lab in New York City...

Cybersecurity experts discuss the perfect storm — a convergence of Internet of Things, Cloud, and Security

With the increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), concerns are growing about security, particularly hardware security, which is an integral part of the IoT framework. Security threats permeated the discussion at the eighth installment of...

Out with Boring Statistics and Charts? Not So Fast . . .

Personnel working in the field of human rights sometimes express concern that describing large-scale atrocities using abstract data might create “compassion fatigue” by distancing their readers from the reality of human suffering....

So You Think You Can Secure Your Mobile Phone With a Fingerprint?

BROOKLYN, New York – No two people are believed to have identical fingerprints, but researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering and Michigan State University College of Engineering have found that partial similarities...

Lecture Will Explore the Dangers of Hardware Hackers in a World of Interconnected Devices

The eighth event in a series of open lectures on cybersecurity and privacy at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering will convene in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, with an exploration of the hardware security challenges...

New Forensics Tools Will Speed the Identification and Rescue of Children Pictured in Child Sexual Exploitation Material

Researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering and the digital intelligence tech company Griffeye have begun building a sophisticated suite of tools to be provided pro bono to law enforcement officials seeking to identify...

A Bridge to NYU Tandon: Student shares her journey from non-profits to computer science

As Lucia Yu was preparing to graduate in 2016 from New York University, she debated how best to incorporate her focus on economics, anthropology and public policy with a burgeoning interest in technology. In her previous internships with New York...