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Tandon Faculty and Researchers Discuss Urban Resiliency with The National Academies

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and Katrina, it was easy to see how prepared or unprepared a community was for a devastating natural disaster. Understanding and measuring a city or state’s...

Undergraduates Research Alongside Faculty through Summer Program

This summer, students at NYU Tandon School of Engineering traded beach days and binge watching for data sets, 3D printed neurons and testing the durability of composite materials. Through the...

NYU Team Designs New Protein for Regenerative Medicine

One of the major challenges in regenerative medicine — replacing diseased tissues and coaxing those that are damaged to regrow — is designing targeted therapies that deliver the...

Teachers and Students Expand Their Robotics Skills Together in New K-12 STEM Program

When imagining a typical high school classroom, one pictures a teacher at the head of the class teaching while the students are dutifully taking notes and (presumably) learning. Not the case at a new...

NYU Researchers Are Helping Untether VR/AR Gaming

Imagine you’re in the cockpit of an X-wing starfighter battling in the far reaches of space or toiling to save a group of scientists who’ve been somehow sucked into an alien world. Now,...

Tandon Researchers Investigate Small-Scale Reactors with Big-Scale Potential

The industrial use of polyolefins — a class of polymer ubiquitous in food packaging, consumer goods, and other items — requires an enormous amount of time, space, and energy. In order to...

Charter Communications Partners with NYU Ability Project to Make Home Entertainment More Accessible

Charter Communications, the telecommunications company and cable provider, recently partnered with the New York University Ability Project to research and discover assistive technology solutions to...

A Participant in the Cybersecurity Summer Faculty Program Goes On to Win NSF CAREER Award

Qiaoyan Yu, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Hampshire, recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her...

Doctoral Student Honored for Commitment to Protecting Water

The underlying ethos of hydro-diplomacy — sharing water-related resources in times of scarcity in an effort to bring countries closer together — has the potential to prevent conflict and...

The Future Labs Draw Leaders in AI to Debate the Technology’s Ethical Impacts

“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a still a largely unknown technology, yet its impact is already being made across all industries,” said Steve Kuyan, managing director of the Data and...