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Teachers and Students Expand Their Robotics Skills Together in New K-12 STEM Program

When imagining a typical high school classroom, one pictures a teacher at the head of the class teaching while the students are dutifully taking notes and (presumably) learning. Not the case at a new K-12 STEM education program at the NYU Tandon...

Researchers Pair Robotics and Information Theory to Better Understand Predator and Prey Relationships

BROOKLYN, New York – With help from robotic fish, researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering are demonstrating how information theory can offer insight into the cause-and-effect relationships between predator and prey...

From the Gowanus Canal to Esteemed Startup Accelerator

Manifold Robotics — the brainchild of Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Maurizio Porfiri and postdoctoral researcher Jeffrey Laut — was recently selected to participate in the prestigious Cleantech Open Northeast 2017...

To Mars and Beyond: NYU Tandon and partners selected as new hub for VR/AR in NYC

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen may have thought she was just coming to Brooklyn, but her visit to the NYU Tandon School of Engineering took her all the way to Mars and back. Mark Skwarek, Lecturer of Integrated...

A Generous New Fellowship Program Feeds the High-Tech Talent Pipeline from Brooklyn to Farmingdale

“The first time I heard about the School of Engineering, which was known as Poly back then, was from my father, who had earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering there,” Kevin McSweeney, recalls....

How to Prevent 3D Printing Hacks? Install Secret Flaws and Share the Decoder Ring

BROOKLYN, New York – Additive manufacturing (AM), also called 3D printing, is growing fast. Worldwide, the AM market grew nearly 26 percent to more than $5 billion last year, versus 2015, and another 17.4 percent this year versus last. The...

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...