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NYU Wireless and NYU Stern School of Business Awarded Grant for Study of Millimeter Wave Networks

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $750,000 grant to NYU WIRELESS and the NYU Stern School of Business to evaluate the engineering and economic aspects of millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum and resource management. The...

Ambitious but Attainable Goals

On September 1, 2015, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering received accreditation to grant degrees in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering from the...

NYU School Of Engineering’s Elza Erkip Elected Officer of IEEE Information Theory Society

Elza Erkip, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been elected as the second vice president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Information Theory Society,...

Joseph Lechleider, a Father of the DSL Internet Technology, Dies at 82

In the late 1980s, Joseph W. Lechleider came up with a clever solution to a puzzling technical problem, making it possible to bring high-speed Internet service to millions of households. His idea earned him a place in the National Inventors Hall of...

National Science Foundation Award will Advance Research on How Radio Waves Interact with Body

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that New York University Assistant Professor Riccardo Lattanzi is a recipient of the Faculty Early Career Development Award, more widely known as a CAREER Award. As part of the prestigious prize,...

New Faculty, New Breakthroughs

Our newest faculty members come to us from various corners of the world, but they all have one thing in common: impressive lists of accomplishments. From developing a programmable chip with incredible diagnostic sensitivity and specificity for the...

Reaching into the Ionosphere to Talk to Submarines and Save Satellites

Very low frequency (VLF) waves—3 kHz to 30 kHz—have numerous practical applications. They can penetrate deep into sea water, making it possible to communicate with submarines, and can clean up anomalous doses of radiation that can...

IEEE Conference Honors Student Research

The IEEE INFOCOM selected NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering doctoral student Zizhong Cao’s recent work for the 2014 Best Paper Award. The conference, held by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), is a top-tier event...

International Conferences Recognize Applied Nonlinear Control Research

Zhong-Ping Jiang, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has been invited to deliver plenary lectures at the 2015 International Conference on Advanced Computational...

NYU Engineering Professors Honored for Contributions to Radar Systems, Electrical Transformers, and More

Francisco De Leon and Unnikrishna Pillai, professors of electrical engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, have been named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest...