Posted October 19th, 2010
InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC - News) today announced the donation of state-of-the-art wireless laboratory equipment to Polytechnic Institute of New York University (“NYU-Poly”) in Brooklyn, New York. Through its university relations program, InterDigital® has contributed numerous oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, power supplies, and temperature chambers to advance the wireless and bioengineering research at NYU-Poly.
“As a leader in the development of advanced wireless technologies, InterDigital supports cutting-edge development programs at several leading university partners,” noted James J. Nolan, InterDigital’s Executive Vice President, Research and Development. “This donation underscores our strong ties to NYU-Poly that include teaching, sponsored internships and special projects. InterDigital’s involvement with leading academic research institutions provides access to powerful fresh thinking that helps to drive thoughtful, innovative solutions for the commercial wireless market.”
InterDigital’s engagement with NYU-Poly and other leading technical universities spans many years. Today, the company maintains comprehensive and rewarding relationships with close to twenty prominent educational institutions across the United States, Canada, and Europe. In addition, members of the InterDigital research staff teach graduate courses, mentor students, and serve on advisory boards at Villanova, Rutgers, Drexel, University of California San Diego, and New York Institute of Technology. Through a combination of internships, special project grants, memberships in their respective research centers, and sponsored studies, InterDigital gains exposure to relevant leading-edge academic research and tomorrow’s top engineering talent.