In the Media form July 15, 2013

Does Twitter Deserve a Place in the Classroom? (Op-Ed)

Jin Kim Montclare is a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. She contributed this article to LiveScience's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Read It Here

NYU-Poly Launches #STEMNow to Jumpstart Conversation About Stem Education

The #STEMNow social media campaign asks participants to follow "fellow students, educators, policy makers, and STEM professionals in discussions about what they are doing in STEM now, propelling the national drive for high-quality STEM education and demonstrating how to improve instruction in...

Communication Breakdown

NYU Polytechnic Professor Shivendra Panwar suggested that in both circumstances opening up cell towers would make private carries more resilient by providing redundancy. That way, should Verizon's tower go down in a storm because of flooding at 104 Broad Street, a nearby T-Mobile tower could...

STEM Now

Engineers and scientists are problem solvers. They tend to ask questions, especially one important one: 'why not?' In some ways, it's the basic question at the heart of every research hypothesis. It's a great thing to work in a culture with few boundaries on thinking, innovating,...

'Streamloading' Circumvents Copyright Law to Kill Video Buffering and Data Overages

For nearly as long as people have used the internet, they have suffered through buffering and downloading delays to watching their favorite videos. These days, bandwidth has increased at home, but under current Draconian mobile data policies, streaming content on the go is increasingly not an...

America's Lost Revolutionary

A few years ago David Lefer, a high school and college history teacher in Brooklyn, was asked by a student for a good book on John Dickinson, an 18th-century American Revolutionary political figure who hailed from Philadelphia. Read More

NYU Professor to Receive ASM International Silver Medal

Nikhil Gupta, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been selected as the recipient of the ASM International Silver Medal, which recognizes a career of distinguished contributions in the field of materials science and...

Young New York Energy Leaders: Top Ten

Emily Wheeler, who brings both private sector experience from GE and public sector leadership from the Department of Energy to her role, is known both at ACRE and across town as always helpful, creatively resourceful and fast to turn decisions into action. Read More  

It Ain't Rocket Science

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New Mobile Video Tech from NYU-Poly Fuses Streaming and Downloading to Dodge Delays, Improve Quality

It’s the bane of streaming media—the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by researchers at NYU-Poly may make spotty streaming and data-hogging downloads a...

Why Google's Business Model Works

If solid technology, design and service innovation support a strategy that captures significant dangling value, the wins can be extraordinary. Consider the strategy Google has pursued to expand its access to the user data it depends on to support its targeted ad platform. Google consolidated its...

Cleantech Leaders of New York: Top Ten

Cleantech is one of those words that traditionalists love to hate, and that self-described change advocates love to drop into conversation. Neither is entirely certain what it means, which is both the challenge and the promise of a sector that is just emerging into public consciousness and yet is...