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Senior Design Students Compete on Land and in Air

Concept Zero, a team of mechanical engineering seniors from Polytechnic Institute of NYU, had a sleepless Saturday night in Houston following their debut at Shell Eco-marathon March 27.  The annual event challenges college and high school...

NYU-Poly Research on Composite Materials Promises Safer Ships for Navy

As lightweight composite materials increasingly replace heavier steel in order to make vehicles, ships and aircraft more fuel-efficient, engineers face a dearth of data on how the new materials react to vibrations and shock waves that can be equally...

NYU-Poly Launches its Inaugural Think Tank

Six fearless Polytechnic Institute of NYU faculty members have accepted a mission set forth by Dianne Rekow, provost, and Charlie Camarda, distinguished engineer in residence: design an intelligent sensor for NASA in three months.The faculty,...

Assistant Professor Porfiri receives prestigious CAREER award from NSF

Maurizio Porfiri, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Maurizio Porfiri of Poly’s Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the...