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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...

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...