NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Press Releases http://engineering.nyu.edu/feed/press-releases en Follow the (Robotic) Leader http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/26/follow-robotic-leader <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NYU-Tandon Scientist Combines Mathematical Modeling and Advanced Materials to Create Robots to Lead Schools of Fish </div> </div> </div> <p>Artificial intelligence? Done. Artificial leadership?</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/09/26/follow-robotic-leader" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/Porfiri%20Robot%20Fish.jpg" alt="" title="Professor Maurizio Porfiri and his robot fish" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/26/follow-robotic-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> robotic fish Dept: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:10:45 +0000 3397 at http://engineering.nyu.edu National Science Foundation Funds Methane Research With Potential for Greener Energy, Manufacturing http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/26/national-science-foundation-funds-methane-research-potential-greener-energ <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Hartman Is Using Prestigious CAREER Award to Study Why Microsystems Could Help Control Carbon-Hydrogen Bonds </div> </div> </div> <p>Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering <a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/people/ryan-l-hartman">Ryan Hartman</a> is trying to solve the difficult problem of controlling meth<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/09/26/national-science-foundation-funds-methane-research-potential-greener-energ" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/hartman.png" alt="" title="Cylindrical posts and rectangular capillaries of a microplasmatron (taken with a scanning electron microscope) " width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/26/national-science-foundation-funds-methane-research-potential-greener-energ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAREER Award manufacturing methane microsystems National Science Foundation (NSF) Dept: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:09:05 +0000 rs3164 12962 at http://engineering.nyu.edu SBA Awards Prize to New Brooklyn Program to Help Military Veterans Become Entrepreneurs http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/20/sba-awards-prize-new-brooklyn-program-help-military-veterans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering to Offer Special Services for Start-up Phase and Beyond </div> </div> </div> <p>A comprehensive initiative that will help the nation&rsquo;s military veterans launch businesses in Brooklyn &mdash; and then support them as they grow &mdash; is one of just three projects in New <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/20/sba-awards-prize-new-brooklyn-program-help-military-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Award Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Bunker Labs Business Business Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:06:20 +0000 ilr218 14871 at http://engineering.nyu.edu New MakerSpace Finds NYU Tandon and Brooklyn in the Thick of the Maker Movement http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/20/new-makerspace-finds-nyu-tandon-brooklyn-thick-maker-movement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Start-ups and K-12 STEM Participants Will Harness the Power of Industry-Level Equipment </div> </div> </div> <p>BROOKLYN, New York &ndash;&nbsp;On Tuesday, September 20, the New York University Tandon School of Engineering will cut the ribbon on its new <a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/life/student-resour<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/09/20/new-makerspace-finds-nyu-tandon-brooklyn-thick-maker-movement" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS48146__MG_6411-scr.JPG" alt="" title="" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-content-image"> <div class="field-label">Content Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_content_image" width="850" height="567" alt="" src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/content_images/RS48202_RS5453__DSC5346_2.1_3-scr.jpg?1474373914" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/20/new-makerspace-finds-nyu-tandon-brooklyn-thick-maker-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MakerSpace About k12stem Partners Students Institute Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:21:19 +0000 ilr218 14867 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Tandon Professor Siddharth Garg is “Brilliant” http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/06/nyu-tandon-professor-siddharth-garg-brilliant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cybersecurity Researcher Named to Popular Science Magazine’s “Brilliant 10” for His Innovations That Protect Microchips </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Popular Science</em> magazine has named <a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/people/siddharth-garg">Siddharth Garg</a> to its 15<sup>th</sup> annual Brilliant 10 list, a roundup of young scienti<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/09/06/nyu-tandon-professor-siddharth-garg-brilliant" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS48033_RS47997_RS5453__DSC5346_2_6-scr.jpg" alt="" title="Siddharth Garg, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/09/06/nyu-tandon-professor-siddharth-garg-brilliant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> brilliant ten cybersecurity microchips Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Faculty Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:29:31 +0000 ilr218 14800 at http://engineering.nyu.edu Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in Cars Connected To Smartphones http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/31/researchers-find-vulnerabilities-cars-connected-smartphones <p>Many of today&rsquo;s automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/08/31/researchers-find-vulnerabilities-cars-connected-smartphones" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS48007_RS48007_Screenshot%202016-08-29%2016.38.28-scr.jpg" alt="" title="Hardware setup in which an Android phone is integrated with the head unit of a 2015 model vehicle (upper left). MirrorLink is the connection protocol and allows the driver or passenger to control phone apps via the car&#039;s dash and steering wheel controls." width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/31/researchers-find-vulnerabilities-cars-connected-smartphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> cybersecurity smart phones Transportation Dept: Computer Science and Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:22:05 +0000 ilr218 14785 at http://engineering.nyu.edu The Science of Diffusion Reveals Complex Web As Health Policies Spread from State to State http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/31/science-diffusion-reveals-complex-web-health-policies-spread-state-state <p>A team of researchers from New York University and the University of California took the scientific principle of diffusion &mdash; typically used to study the way particles intermingle or move with<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/08/31/science-diffusion-reveals-complex-web-health-policies-spread-state-state" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS48008_Diffusion%20Health%20Photo-scr.jpg" alt="" title="Determining which states are the leaders and followers in healthcare policies is not as simple as tracking their geographic proximity, researchers found. Instead, using the scientific principles of diffusion, they unearthed complex webs. " width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/31/science-diffusion-reveals-complex-web-health-policies-spread-state-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Dept: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:00:21 +0000 ilr218 14781 at http://engineering.nyu.edu Virtual Peer Pressure Works Just as Well as the Real Thing http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/25/virtual-peer-pressure-works-just-well-real-thing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NYU Tandon Researchers Show That Social Pressure Can Spark Competition, Shape Behavior Among Citizen Scientists — Even if the Competitor is a Bot </div> </div> </div> <p>Peer pressure is a proven social motivator, and seeing a friend or colleague succeed at a task can boost individual effort.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/08/25/virtual-peer-pressure-works-just-well-real-thing" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/Screen%20Shot%202016-08-24%20at%2012.01.45%20PM.png" alt="" title="Screenshot of the Brooklyn Atlantis interface. Researchers found that competition from even a virtual peer can encourage participants to contribute more often. Source: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 16 AUG 2016 " width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-content-image"> <div class="field-label">Content Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_content_image" width="300" height="214" alt="" src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/content_images/RS45480_Brooklyn%20Atlantis%20Robot%202016-overview-scr.jpg?1472064001" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/25/virtual-peer-pressure-works-just-well-real-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dept: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Dept: Technology Management and Innovation Faculty and Staff Research Research Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:45:42 +0000 ilr218 14706 at http://engineering.nyu.edu Cybersecurity Researchers Design a Chip that Checks for Sabotage http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/23/cybersecurity-researchers-design-chip-checks-sabotage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Integrated Circuits Can Monitor Their Own Computations and Flag Defects </div> </div> </div> <p>BROOKLYN, New York &mdash; With the outsourcing of microchip design and fabrication a worldwide, $350 billion business, bad actors along the supply chain have many opportunities to install maliciou<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/08/23/cybersecurity-researchers-design-chip-checks-sabotage" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS47997_RS5453__DSC5346_2_6-scr.jpg" alt="" title="Siddharth Garg, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-content-image"> <div class="field-label">Content Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_content_image" width="300" height="229" alt="" src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/content_images/RS46905_shutterstock_79874719-scr.jpg?1471629078" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/23/cybersecurity-researchers-design-chip-checks-sabotage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> cybersecurity hardware security integrated circuits microchips Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:05:06 +0000 ilr218 14688 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Tandon Professor Accepts Leadership Posts in the Chemical Engineering World http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/10/nyu-tandon-professor-accepts-leadership-posts-chemical-engineering-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Hartman Elected Programming Chair of Major Division of the American Institute 
of Chemical Engineers </div> </div> </div> <p>Assistant Professor <a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/people/ryan-l-hartman">Ryan L.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/08/10/nyu-tandon-professor-accepts-leadership-posts-chemical-engineering-world" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS47900_RS5453__DSC5346_2_31-lpr.jpg" alt="" title="" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/10/nyu-tandon-professor-accepts-leadership-posts-chemical-engineering-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dept: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Research Research Wed, 10 Aug 2016 15:43:22 +0000 la897 14643 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU, Google Researchers Hack the Business Model of Adware, Scareware, and Other Unwanted Software http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/04/nyu-google-researchers-hack-business-model-adware-scareware-other-unwanted <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> First Analysis of Scam Advertising Practices Reveals a Highly Lucrative Business Built on Evading Browser and Antivirus Protections </div> </div> </div> <p>BROOKLYN, New York &ndash; A team of researchers from Google and the New York University Tandon School of Engineering next week will offer the first public view into shady practices that deliver un<p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/04/nyu-google-researchers-hack-business-model-adware-scareware-other-unwanted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Research Research Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:58:47 +0000 la897 14632 at http://engineering.nyu.edu World’s Biggest Student Cyber Security Games Expand to India, Middle East, and North Africa http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/02/worlds-biggest-student-cyber-security-games-expand-india-middle-east-north <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NYU Tandon, NYU Abu Dhabi, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Will Lure Best Young Hackers and Protectors to a Vital Field of Study </div> </div> </div> <p>The world&rsquo;s largest student-run cyber security event, founded 13 years ago by the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, will expand this year to NYU Abu Dhabi and the Indian Insti<p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/08/02/worlds-biggest-student-cyber-security-games-expand-india-middle-east-north" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CSAW Dept: Computer Science and Engineering Cyber Security Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:02:16 +0000 la897 14616 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Tandon, ff Venture Capital Announce AI NexusLab to Launch Artificial Intelligence Startups http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/26/nyu-tandon-ff-venture-capital-announce-ai-nexuslab-launch-artificial-intel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> First AI-Focused Partnership for a University and Venture Fund in the United States </div> </div> </div> <p>NEW YORK &ndash; The NYU Tandon School of Engineering and ff Venture Capital (ffVC), a leading early-stage technology venture capital firm based in New York City, this morning will announce New Yor<p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/26/nyu-tandon-ff-venture-capital-announce-ai-nexuslab-launch-artificial-intel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> artificial intelligence About Business About Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:35:55 +0000 la897 14587 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Researchers Report Cybersecurity Risks in 3D Printing http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/12/nyu-researchers-report-cybersecurity-risks-3d-printing <p>Additive manufacturing (AM), commonly called 3D printing, is a $4 billion business set to quadruple by 2020.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/07/12/nyu-researchers-report-cybersecurity-risks-3d-printing" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS47054_shutterstock_373268890-scr.jpg" alt="" title="A 3D Printing device layers polymers to build an object by depositing material in very small layers. A new paper by a team of NYU Tandon researchers reports that 3D printing is vulnerable to the insertion of fine defects." width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-content-image"> <div class="field-label">Content Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_content_image" width="895" height="149" alt="" src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/content_images/no-defect.gif?1470664135" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_content_image" width="897" height="130" alt="" src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/content_images/defect.gif?1470664136" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/12/nyu-researchers-report-cybersecurity-risks-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3d printing cybersecurity materials science Dept: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:16:20 +0000 ilr218 14507 at http://engineering.nyu.edu FCC Spectrum Frontier Proposal http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/12/fcc-spectrum-frontier-proposal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Background Material Prepared by NYU WIRELESS </div> </div> </div> <p>On July 14, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) uanimously passed a proposal to free up vast amounts of new bandwidth in the underutilized high-band spectrum for the next generation o<p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/12/fcc-spectrum-frontier-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 5G wireless millimeter wave Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology and Innovation Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:18:12 +0000 ilr218 14505 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Tandon Invites NYC Students and Teachers to Take a Deep Dive into the STEM Pool http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/11/nyu-tandon-invites-nyc-students-teachers-take-deep-dive-stem-pool <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Summer Participants in STEMNow Programming Will Access Cutting-Edge Labs, Groundbreaking Research, and More </div> </div> </div> <p>For the fourth summer in a row, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering through its Center for K12 STEM Education will share the skills and excitement of science, technology, engineering and mathemati<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/07/11/nyu-tandon-invites-nyc-students-teachers-take-deep-dive-stem-pool" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/chancellorFarina.jpg" alt="" title="NYC Department of Education Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña at last year&#039;s STEMNow kickoff celebration" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-content-image"> <div class="field-label">Content Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_content_image" width="850" height="567" alt="" src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/content_images/RS47075_Soil-Mechanics-scr.jpg?1468006494" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/11/nyu-tandon-invites-nyc-students-teachers-take-deep-dive-stem-pool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ARISE center for k12 STEM education CrEST GenCyber NYU Ability Studio Science of Smart Cities summer of stem k12stem Outreach K-12 Outreach Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:12:25 +0000 ilr218 14498 at http://engineering.nyu.edu Building a Better Computer Bug Finder http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/06/building-better-computer-bug-finder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Researchers Improve the Process of Finding Vulnerabilities by Intentionally Adding Swarms of Bugs to Source Code </div> </div> </div> <p>Individuals and corporations spend millions of dollars every year on software that sniffs out potentially dangerous bugs in computer programs.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/07/06/building-better-computer-bug-finder" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/computer-files.jpg" alt="" title="" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/07/06/building-better-computer-bug-finder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> computer bugs cybersecurity Software Dept: Computer Science and Engineering Faculty and Staff Research Research Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:40:51 +0000 ilr218 14490 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Tandon School of Engineering Aids the White House in Push for Data-Driven Justice Reform http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/06/30/nyu-tandon-school-engineering-aids-white-house-push-data-driven-justice-re <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The School’s GovLab Is Helping Stakeholders Address Recidivism, Bail, Juveniles, and More </div> </div> </div> <p>With more than 2 million people incarcerated in the nation&#39;s prisons &mdash; a marked increase over previous decades &mdash; there is bipartisan support for improving public safety while reduci<p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/06/30/nyu-tandon-school-engineering-aids-white-house-push-data-driven-justice-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> criminal justice Government govlab Faculty and Staff Faculty Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:23:37 +0000 ilr218 14476 at http://engineering.nyu.edu Plasma Physicist Kurt H. Becker Elected to Board of Directors of National Academy of Inventors http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/06/29/plasma-physicist-kurt-h-becker-elected-board-directors-national-academy-in <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NYU Tandon School of Engineering Vice Dean Is Known for Pioneering Work on Plasmas and Expanding Entrepreneurship Education </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/people/kurt-h-becker">Kurt H.<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/06/29/plasma-physicist-kurt-h-becker-elected-board-directors-national-academy-in" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS46982_071A7974-scr.jpg" alt="" title="Kurt H. Becker, Vice Dean for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship" width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/06/29/plasma-physicist-kurt-h-becker-elected-board-directors-national-academy-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> invention Faculty and Staff Honors Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:12:34 +0000 ilr218 14466 at http://engineering.nyu.edu NYU Tandon to Embed NYC Teachers in Industry to Help Them Become Engineering Career Advocates http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/06/28/nyu-tandon-embed-nyc-teachers-industry-help-them-become-engineering-career <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Science Foundation-Sponsored STEM Program Aims to Educate the Next Generation of Tech Innovators </div> </div> </div> <p>A pioneering summer training program that brings New York City middle and high school teachers into the research laboratories of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering will add hands-on industry expe<div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/press-releases/2016/06/28/nyu-tandon-embed-nyc-teachers-industry-help-them-become-engineering-career" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320 imagecache-linked imagecache-img_col_7_320_linked"><img src="http://engineering.nyu.edu/files/imagecache/img_col_7_320/pressrelease/RS12175__MG_1580-scr.jpg" alt="" title="Teachers and fellows work with robots that are controlled by an iPhone that was programmed to become a controller in the Mechatronics Lab. The summer SMART program helps teachers improve their research and teaching skills so that they can engage young students in STEM lessons using kid-friendly robots." width="610" height="320" class="imagecache imagecache-img_col_7_320"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://engineering.nyu.edu/press-releases/2016/06/28/nyu-tandon-embed-nyc-teachers-industry-help-them-become-engineering-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> #stemnow National Science Foundation Robotics STEM teacher training k12stem Outreach K-12 Outreach Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:05:26 +0000 ilr218 14462 at http://engineering.nyu.edu