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3D Models Reveal Hidden Details of Zebrafish Behavior

BROOKLYN, New York — Zebrafish have become increasingly popular model animals in preclinical and neurobehavioral research due to their genetic similarity to humans and rapid rate of reproduction. Studies of zebrafish behavior have shed light...

NYU Tandon Lab Helps NASA Sail Smoothly on Lunar Seas

From discovering a distant star, to a student-built autonomous Mars robot that mines raw materials, to alums who have gone into space, NYU Tandon School of Engineering is no stranger to being at the forefront of space exploration. In honor of Space...

Tandon Mechatronics Experts Explore Mixed-Reality for Laboratory Education

Even as mobile devices have become increasingly powerful and popular among learners and instructors alike, research involving their comprehensive integration into educational laboratory activities remains largely unexplored. Professor of Mechanical...

Honoring Women in STEM: Alesha Castillo

In the Castillo Laboratory for Mechanobiology and Regenerative Medicine at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Assistant Professor Alesha Castillo conducts cutting-edge research in skeletal mechanobiology and regeneration, investigating mechanisms...

NYU Tandon’s VR App Debuts at SXSW, Aims to Make Blood Cells More Fun Than Bloodshed In Video Games

As South by Southwest’s annual Gaming Expo opens next week, big-name game companies will be vying for attention for their newest releases … alongside a virtual reality app that can make bone and capillary-forming endothelial cells as...

The Marvels of Mechatronics

NYU Tandon is quickly becoming a hub for mechatronics, a multidisciplinary field that combines mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, informatics, and sensors with computer control throughout the entire design process. The word was first...

Where Physics and Art Intersect

In the fall of 2016, the American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics hosted a presentation “Creative Turbulence: Experiments in Art and Physics,” whose co-authors included Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan, postdoctoral...

Bored by Physical Therapy? Focus on Citizen Science Instead

Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have devised a method by which patients requiring repetitive rehabilitative exercises, such as those prescribed by physical therapists, can voluntarily contribute to scientific projects in which...

NYU Tandon Paper on Cyber Risks of 3D Printing is Springer's Most-Read Engineering Research of 2016

The publishing company Springer has more than 245 engineering journals in its portfolio, covering a wide range of fascinating and timely topics, including social robotics, biomedical microdevices, and computational mechanics. When editors took stock...

Off Road and On Track to Win

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) had staid beginnings: in June 1902 Peter Heldt, the editor of a new trade magazine, The Horseless Age, penned a piece that asserted, “Now there is a noticeable tendency for automobile manufacturers to...