Making HERStory

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

 

New Artificial Intelligence Research Institute Launches

On November 15, New York University celebrated the launch of the AI Now Institute, a new research center that will study the social implications of AI (artificial intelligence), machine learning, and algorithmic accountability. Founded by Kate...

Closing the STEM Gender Gap Is a Team Effort at NYU Tandon

When alumni from past years return to Brooklyn to visit NYU Tandon, some of the reactions are predictable. Those who attended before 1969, when the Myrtle Avenue Elevated was demolished, marvel at the changed landscape. Peering in the windows of the...

Driving Progress: Students Excel at the Forbes Idea Incubator Challenge

More than 111 million people watched the New England Patriots triumph over the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI this past February. Chances are good that many of them were fighting back tears in the third quarter, when the automotive company...

Tandon Student Discovers Life as an Engineer

On a sunny day in August, Carmen Chen spent her morning busily archiving files and entering construction cost data into spreadsheets. Next up was her weekly lunch with coworkers, followed by a trip to a new construction site to survey the project...

Professor Brain Discusses Machine Learning and Bias: The Story of the Enron Email Archive

NYU Tandon industry assistant professor Tega Brain of the Department of Technology, Culture and Society (TCS) co-hosted an event at the New Museum in response to her project, The Good Life — a collaborative venture with artist Sam Lavigne that...

Celebrating New Faculty and Esteemed Women Leaders at Tandon

While presiding over a welcome reception last month, Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan offered sage words of wisdom for engineering faculty at NYU Tandon. An educator himself for more than 35 years, he encouraged them to strive for the highest standards...

Certificate Program Offers A Gateway To In Demand Computer Science And Engineering Fields

BROOKLYN, New York – Job growth in computer science, data informatics, and especially cybersecurity is running at a blistering pace. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for those with computer science backgrounds will rise...

NYU Tandon Professor Becomes First Woman Chair of the ACM’s Special Interest Group on Management of Data

NEW YORK, NY –  Juliana Freire, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and at the NYU Center for Data Science (CDS), has been elected as chair of the Association for...

Want to Start a Tech Business? With I-Corps, You Can

Back in July, when Chandrika Tandon, Chair of the Tandon School of Engineering’s Board of Overseers and Vice Chair of the NYU Board of Trustees, told the first group of participants in NYU’s I-Corps Site Summer Program, “NYU is...

WEST Fest Welcomes Future Women Engineers to Tandon

“I’m happy to say that at NYU Tandon, we’re bringing in our largest class of women ever in the school’s history,” Elizabeth Ensweiler, Director of Enrollment Management, said to enthusiastic cheers at the WEST (Women in...