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Meet the Newest Members of the Tandon Family

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is constantly evolving and growing, and our new faculty members are an important part of that process. Read on to find out more about them and how they're helping us harness the power of science and...

Tricking the Eye to Defeat Shoulder Surfing Attacks

BROOKLYN, New York — Every ATM or smartphone user can attest to the discomfort of having a stranger standing close enough to observe a financial transaction — and potentially note a PIN or account number. Now researchers at the NYU...

Follow the Bitcoin to Find Victims of Human Trafficking

BROOKLYN, New York – A team of university researchers has devised the first automated techniques to identify ads potentially tied to human trafficking rings and link them to public information from Bitcoin — the primary payment method...

A Participant in the Cybersecurity Summer Faculty Program Goes On to Win NSF CAREER Award

Qiaoyan Yu, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Hampshire, recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her development of proactive methods of defending the...

World’s Biggest Student-Led Cyber Security Games Expand to Israel

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and IBM in Israel join NYU Tandon, NYU Abu Dhabi, the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, and Grenoble INP - Esisar in Attracting Best Young Hackers and Protectors to Vital Field of Study Registration...

Tandon Students Use Augmented Reality to Help New Mothers Stay Healthy

At the NYC Media Lab’s recent demo day for the Publicis Health "Digital Health Augmented Reality (AR) Startup Bootcamp," a team from NYU Tandon, along with four other university teams, presented their prototyping projects that...

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...