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Breaking the Code: Women Get Together to Program and Build Confidence

According to a report from the American Association of University Women, the number of women in computing has fallen dramatically since 1990, but you wouldn't know it if you happened upon the Women Coding Hour at NYU Tandon. ...

NYU Wireless Study Predicts Trouble For 5G Cellular, Offers Simple Solution

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), comprising seven telecommunications standard development organizations, will soon choose among channel models to adopt as testing standards for 5G cellular systems. However, a new study by Theodore (Ted...

5G Wireless Well within Reach

Brooklyn is now widely accepted within the telecommunications industry as a major hub of 5G wireless research, and the credit goes wholly to NYU WIRELESS. The multidisciplinary academic research center has been at the forefront of investigating the...

An Out-of-This-World Career

In 1964, after Jay Greene graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from what was then called the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (a school he had chosen for its solid reputation and affordability), he craved travel and adventure. Accepting a...

NYU Tandon Doctoral Student’s Cochlear Implant Technology Banishes Ambient Babble

Wearers of cochlear implants and hearing aids often have difficulty teasing out what someone is saying over “babble” — the cacophony of other talkers — and other ambient sounds. New York University researchers have devised a...

Brooklyn 5G Summit to Fuel the Next Generation of Lightning-Fast Mobile Communications

Leaders in wireless, automotive, healthcare, academia and government will gather at the third annual Brooklyn 5G Summit April 20-22, 2016 to explore and showcase the latest developments and research aimed at making 5G a commercial reality in...

The Power of PowerbridgeNY

PowerBridgeNY, a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)-sponsored proof-of-concept center, aims to leverage clean energy innovations emerging from institutional research labs to create more and stronger energy businesses...

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Elza Erkip

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Elza Erkip’s CV includes a long list of noteworthy laurels, including an IBM Faculty Partnership Award (2000), National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2001), and multiple best-paper prizes....

Tandon Teams Meet the Verizon Connected Futures Research and Prototyping Challenge

Empowering citizen journalists, helping the disabled employ robotics with a simple app—it’s all in a day’s work for researchers at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. In early February, two teams from the school triumphed in the...

Tandon Team Advances in International Hyperloop Design Competition

“This is possibly the coolest thing you could ever be doing as an undergraduate engineer,” Darren Yee asserts. Yee is the captain of NYU’s Hyperloop team, and he is recruiting fellow students but not exaggerating the groundbreaking...