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RISE Team Upcycles Food Waste into Flour

Last year, when the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), called for marketable tech tools to help solve pressing civic problems, Bertha Jimenez, then a Ph.D. candidate in the...

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...

Alum Cliff Friedman Shares Life Lessons in Roundtable Series

The 2016 Dean’s Roundtable events, hosted by Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan, have been a rousing success thus far, and on October 31 that streak continued when Cliff Friedman ('81, '83) had...

From Correspondence Courses to the Cutting Edge of Digital Learning

It would not be accurate to say that Bob Ubell has had a front-row seat as the field of online learning has burgeoned in sophistication, effectiveness, and popularity. Widely acknowledged...

Finance and Risk Engineering Students Excel at National Financial Trading Competition

Experiencing the daily demands of a financial trader can offer invaluable insight as Finance and Risk Engineering (FRE) students explore their post-graduation career paths in the financial market...

Storytelling in Virtual Reality: Hamlet takes the (virtual) stage in new production

William Shakespeare’s famous play Hamlet has been adapted thousands of times: on the stage of the Globe Theatre, in high school productions, and even on the TV show The Simpsons. Now, in the...

A Military Veteran-Turned-Entrepreneur Continues to Focus on Serving

Marvin Avilez is the founder of the start-up VisualOps, a tenant at the pilot Veteran Future Lab, which is part of NYU Tandon’s extensive entrepreneurial network. The Veteran Future Lab...

Diego Correa Awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship

Diego Correa, a graduate student at NYU's Center for Urban Intelligent Transportation Systems (UrbanITS) recently received the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award Scholarship from the...

No Wormhole ... No Problem

At NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), in California, many of the engineers and scientists are just big kids who’ve retained the science fiction fantasies of their childhoods, Matthew...

A Cross-Border CleanTech Conference

On November 3, a conference was held at the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany focusing on clean, sustainable energy. The event celebrated the strides being made in both that...