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ECE Awards Certificates to Top Scholars

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department recently launched an award, Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence, to recognize students whose academic performance has been outstanding. The awards were presented to sophomores, juniors,...

Professor Jonathan Viventi on What It Means to Be 'Brilliant'

Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, was recently named to the MIT Technology Review's annual Innovators Under 35 list as well as Popular Science's "...

Brooklyn Produces More "Brilliants"

Popular Science magazine today announced its annual “Brilliant 10” —a list of scientists under age 38 who are poised to revolutionize their fields. Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the...

More Than Bricks and Mortar

“Institutions are much more than bricks and mortar,” Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan said on September 8, at a gathering in honor of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s new faculty members. “They are also made of people...

MIT Technology Review Names NYU's Jonathan Viventi to Innovators Under 35 List

BROOKLYN, New York—A young researcher who is leading the development of revolutionary brain sensors will be named today to the MIT Technology Review annual Innovators Under 35, a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work holds...

Visualization Conference Selects 8 NYU School of Engineering Papers

The premiere conference for data visualization will feature eight research papers co-authored by NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering faculty members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. “The selection of so many papers...

Popularity Contest: Student Poster Takes Top Honor

Doctoral student Jeyavijayan (JV) Rajendran explains that while reverse engineering—dismantling a piece of technology in order to better understand it—has undeniable benefits, the practice can easily be misused. “An attacker can...

Circuit Training

Since the 1970s, electrical engineering students have been building electrical circuits using breadboards, relatively inexpensive plastic boxes that require no soldering of electronic components or wires. But Industry Professor Michael Knox wanted...

Sophomores Take on Upper Classes at NASA Lunar Robot Competition

You may never have given much thought to regolith, the layer of powdery substance that covers virtually the entire surface of the moon, much of Mars, and some asteroids—unless, that is, you work for NASA or happen to be an engineering student...

Ted Rappaport Travels Down Under to Give a Keynote Address at the IEEE’s International Conference on Communication

With more than 50,000 members, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society  is one of the largest and most active of all the organization’s subgroups, and since its founding in 1952, it has become...