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Tandon Tech in Service to Society

Over the last few years, Brooklyn and Innovation have become inextricably linked.  From the rising Maker Movement that has organically sprouted in Greenpoint and has been supported by the Navy Yard to start-ups that have established footholds...

Mechatronics Education Workshop Projects Promising Future for Tandon Mechatronics and Robotics Degree Program

When Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Vikram Kapila received an inverted pendulum from Quanser — a manufacturer of advanced systems for real-time control hardware — his first thought was to conduct research with it in...

NYU Tandon Team Devises a Smarter Way for Stroke Patients to Rehabilitate

A team of students from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is using smartphones to improve the arduous and repetitive process patients must typically undergo to relearn the basic skills they lose after suffering a stroke. The centerpieces are...

STEM Education Program Gives Rise to Gold Medalist in Olympics of the Mind

To be chosen to take part in Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE), 10th and 11th grade New York City students must have a demonstrated interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and proven academic...

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-...