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A Year's Worth of Wisdom

In 2017 Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan hosted a series of roundtable luncheons, inviting a select group of students who had earned the privilege based on their academic performance, service to the school...

Smart Cities Proponents from Germany Convene at NYU Tandon

Experts in clean energy and smart cities at NYU Tandon have long had a congenial, mutually beneficial relationship with colleagues in Germany. Back in 2014, stakeholders signed a Letter of Intent (...

LIGO Scientist Details History of Gravitational Wave Detection

On September 14, 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and California Institute of Technology (CalTech) made...

NYU Team Triumphs in U.N. Data for Climate Action Challenge

Constantine Kontokosta — Assistant Professor in Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), the Director of the Urban...

NYU Tandon Becomes a Center of Influence in the World of Hardware Security

Almost all of us know the importance of keeping our computer software secure: we realize it would be foolhardy to forego virus protection or respond to an overt phishing scam. Fewer of us, however,...

Lights, Camera, Bakelite!

If you don’t think of chemistry as an exciting enough topic for a movie, you probably don’t know much about the life and work of Leo Baekeland, the Belgium-born scientist who produced...

Urban Dynamics, Autonomous Vehicles, and Civil-military Collaboration at the Latest Faculty Luncheon

Improving Mobility and Transportation with Computer-based Modeling Attendees at the Faculty-Meets-Faculty luncheon held on November 29 were treated to a presentation by Professor of Computer Science...

An Education in Love and Engineering

Kritika Chawla and Aditya Krishan Kaushik each attended Amity University in Noida, a city in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, but while both were interested in STEM, they took totally...

A Timely Talk about Cyber Threats to Our Democracy

On November 16, as many Americans prepared for Thanksgiving, Ed Amoroso — former chief security officer of AT&T Services, advisor to four presidential administrations, CEO of global...

Diversity in STEM Summit Brought an Impressive Array of Change Makers to Brooklyn

In 2014, when Associate Dean of Student Affairs Anita Farrington began dreaming of ways to increase not only the number of underrepresented minorities at NYU Tandon but to stress the importance of...