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New Books by Faculty

Modern Physics and Technology for Undergraduates By Lorcan M. Folan and Vladimir I. Tsifrinovich (along with Gennady P Berman of Los Alamos National Laboratory) World Scientific Publishing 2015 A huge chasm has developed between modern science and...

NSF Grant Aims to Speed Gene Therapy Tool to Market

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Jin Kim Montclare of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering a grant to speed commercialization of an engineered protein and lipid mixture that could deliver nucleic acids into a wide range of...

More Than Bricks and Mortar

“Institutions are much more than bricks and mortar,” Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan said on September 8, at a gathering in honor of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s new faculty members. “They are also made of people...

Academic Publisher Appoints Kurt Becker to Editor Positions

Springer Science+Business Media, a leading global scientific, technical, and medical publisher, has selected Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Kurt H. Becker for two...

Just released: Book on Graphene by Prof. Wolf of the Department of Applied Physics

Professor Edward Wolf of the Department of Applied Physics has just published a new book Graphene: A New Paradigm in Condensed Matter and Device Physics an introduction to the science and possible applications of Graphene, the first one-atom-thick...

Prof. Stephen Arnold to be honored by President Sexton for receiving a "Best Paper of 2012" honor from the American Institute of Physics

At an upcoming reception hosted by President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin at Hemmerdinger Hall on November 25th, Prof. Stephen Arnold will be saluted for being cited for one of the Best Papers of 2012 by the American Institute of Physics...

Applied Physics department's first annual student-professor picnic a big success

The fall semester started on a high for the Applied Physics department when the Society of Undergraduate Physicists (SOUP) organized the first annual student-professor departmental picnic at the Riverview Lawn, just next to the Manhattan Bridge in...

NYU-Poly Physics Club Members Earn Accomplished Competitor Ranking in 2012 University Physics Competition

Congratulations to Daniel Berkowitz, Shane Strickland and Louis Tessler, members of the Physics Club at NYU-Poly, for earning an accomplished competitor ranking in the 2012 University Physics Competition. The University Physics Competition is an...

Creation of ultra-sensitive biosensor gains attention from science press

The science press has recently taken notice of the research results from the Microparticle Photophysics Lab at NYU-Poly, headed by Dr. Stephen Arnold.  In particular, an article published in Applied Physics Letters, Taking whispering...

FOCUS: Smart Grid 2011

Kurt Becker, Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives, will moderate a discussion at the German Center for Research and Innovation, highlighting the technology, policy and business outlook for intelligent energy management systems....