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From Simple Microscope to Sophisticated Telepathology Tool

When Lou Auguste discovered that hundreds of thousands of women die of cervical cancer in the developing world each year, the film producer-turned-tech-entrepreneur was distressed. Even more distressing was the fact that many of those deaths were...

Interacting with Robots? Mais Oui!

The French-American Doctoral Exchange Seminar (FADEx), a program organized by the Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States, is aimed at encouraging collaboration among American and French doctoral students...

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...

Hail CAESAR!

In celebration of National Robotics Week—which was established in 2010 to recognize robotics technology as a pillar of 21st century American innovation, highlight its growing importance in a wide variety of application areas, and emphasize its...

Professor Joo Kim’s Robotic Exoskeletons Make a Splash in Shanghai

At NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Professor Joo Kim is widely celebrated for his work on wearable robotic exoskeletons meant to lend their users increased mobility and strength. While his research could help military personnel who need to...

Tandon Professor Edits a Special Topics Edition of "European Physical Journal"

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Maurizio Porfiri was invited to edit the European Physical Journal’s special-topics volume on the dynamics of animal systems. Published in December 2015, the volume includes 20 peer-...

Mechatronics Students Get on the Ball

In the spring of 2015, graduate students Anthony Brill, Matthew Moorhead, and Jonghyun Bae were enrolled in Professor Vikram Kapila’s advanced mechatronics class, learning to combine mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, informatics...

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...

Engineering Surgery for Children

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than help save a child’s heart? That’s what Vittoria Flamini, an industry assistant professor in Tandon’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has in mind. ...

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...