Making HERStory

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

 

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...

NYU Tandon Researcher Uses Machine Learning to Help Early Detection and Treatment of Lymphedema

Machine learning is driving advances in areas like commerce, gaming, navigation, cybersecurity, and voice recognition. However, Yao Wang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, is using it to deliver strong medicine to health care...

Dual-Degree Student Awarded Civil Engineering Scholarship

The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust named Julia Langewis (’17) the recipient of the Donald J. Murphy Memorial Scholarship, making her the second Tandon student to receive the award since the scholarship’s inception in...

Alum Nairobi Kim Urges Students to be Bold and Creative

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan’s roundtable discussion series welcomed alumna Nairobi Kim, the founder and CEO of Blossom Beyond, an enterprise that taps into people’s strengths and leadership potential. She generously shared her advice with...

Extolling the Power of a Diverse Workforce at the 2016 Diversity in STEM Summit

Even small things can go a long way to creating an inclusive workplace atmosphere, Hemant Ramachandra, who leads PwC Advisory’s Global Digital Technology Solutions Practice, told the audience at Tandon’s 2016 Diversity in STEM Summit....

NYU Tandon’s Elza Erkip Garners Prestigious Engineering Award

Erkip’s Groundbreaking Work is Helping Pave the Way for 5G Wireless Communications Elza Erkip, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, will be the 2016 recipient of the Institute of...