Making HERStory

Women of Tandon School of Engineering making breakthroughs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

Ursula Burns Earns a Place in the U.S. News & World Report STEM Leadership Hall of Fame

In May 2017 U.S. News & World Report announced this year’s inductees into their STEM Leadership Hall of Fame, comprised of notable figures who have achieved measurable results in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields;...

Bridge Program Graduate Earns Prestigious Scholarship

When Yin Mei first learned to code in 2014, she never imagined she would be pursuing a master’s degree in cybersecurity in 2016. She credits much of that welcome turn of events to "A Bridge to NYU Tandon," an accelerated and...

NYU Tandon and NSF Launch Experiment to Attract Women and Under-Represented Minority Groups to STEM Entrepreneurship

BROOKLYN, New York – The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $500,000 to New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering to attract, instruct, and mentor student entrepreneurs — particularly women — in ways to...

NYU Tandon Honored for Its Women in STEM Initiatives

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) recently honored NYU Tandon for its successes in recruiting and retaining female students in Computer Science, Integrated Digital Media, and Mechanical Engineering.   NCWIT is a...

Alum Ruthie Lyle-Cannon: Trail Blazer, Master Inventor, Engineer

Dr. Ruthie Lyle-Cannon (’98) is philosophical about life. “I’ve completed only a part of my journey,” she says, “and I’m looking forward to the growth and adventure that the next part might bring.” Her...

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...

Honoring Women in STEM: Tatiana Pilon

“There was always a huge push at home to go above and beyond in my education,” Tatiana Pilon said of her parents, whom she credits with instilling in her the drive to explore and to push the boundaries of education and success. Raised in...

Honoring Women in STEM: Jin Montclare

With Professor Jin Montclare’s passion for K-12 STEM education and mentorship, it comes as no surprise that she herself benefitted from continuous support in her education and in her love for STEM. “I’ve always been driven by...

NYU Tandon Making Herstory

NYU Tandon's continued efforts to bridge the gender gap in STEM fields are paying off — last year 37 percent of Tandon freshman were women, the highest percentage in Tandon history, and well above the national average. Three recent...

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...