News form 2009

Where the Things Were Wild: NYU-Poly Hosts New York Paleontological Society Annual Holiday Party

December 5 was the coldest day of fall yet, with heavy raindrops switching to large, sloppy snowflakes and back again, but guests continued to drop by Room 116 in Rogers Hall. Throughout the...

Dreaming of GENI: NYU-Poly to Participate in National Effort to Improve the Internet

For researchers, GENI brings a dream to life. It lets them test theoretical approaches in a real-time environment with real users, real hardware, and real communication issues, says Professor...

Hot Chips: Lynford Lecturer Frances Allen Outlines the Field's History and the Challenges Ahead

Attendees of the Lynford Lecture Series on November 19 learned about the most serious problems facing computer science today, but perhaps the greater benefit to guests that afternoon was the history...

Maritime Cruises Past NYU-Poly

THROGS NECK, NY — The Maritime College men's basketball team jumped out to a 9-0 lead on NYU-Poly and never looked back. The Privateers built up a 42-28 halftime lead and cruised on to the Skyline...

CSAW Featured on ABC Eyewitness News

Polytechnic Institute of NYU's 6th Annual CSAW (Cyber Security Awareness Week) made its first small-screen appearance on Friday night. New York City's ABC Eyewitness News featured the event on its...

Men's and Women's Basketball Fall to St. Joseph's

Brooklyn, NY — It was a big night in Skyline Conference play for the NYU-Poly men's and women's basketball teams Thursday, December 3. But when it ended, unfortunately the Golden Eagles were...

The Making of a Championship Team

Polytechnic Institute of New York University has advanced its athletics program in the last few years. There is a new gym, for example, and varsity teams have been added. But what the women’s...

We've Defined It. You Design It.: i²e Poster Winner Announced

Polytechnic Institute of NYU has crowned Yangzi Tan (Chemical and Biological Engineering, BS 2013) the winner in its second annual i2e poster design contest. Michael Hutmaker, dean of the Division...

Jays Defeat Pratt Institute in Exhibition Contest

Brooklyn, NY -   In a contest of two teams with one of the longest running series in NCAA Division 3 history, it really was no contest as the NYU-Poly men's basketball team cruised to a 71-...

Forecasting Tomorrow: Teams of IT and Business Students Vie Over a Company's Future

The savviest business leader can predict which way the wind will blow in any given industry. It’s what prompted Nokia to switch from paper products to cell phones, and it’s what teams of...

Astronaut, Entrepreneur, and Role Model Dr. Chang-Díaz to Speak Dec. 2

If you’re interested in a great American success story — or in plasma physics — the place to be on December 2, from noon to 1:30, is the Pfizer Auditorium. There you’ll have the opportunity to hear...

NYU-Poly and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Polytechnic Institute of NYU and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today in Washington, DC committing the organizations to a...

Bruns Leads NYU-Poly to Win Over Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY - Freshmen Shelby Bruns pumped in a game-high 16 points Sunday afternoon in NYU-Poly's Skyline Conference opener and Margaux Pickell added 15 as the Jays cruised to a 73-36 win over the...

One Lucky Day: Cyber Sleuths Shine at CSAW's Friday, November 13, Awards Day

Superstitions were no match for Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Awards Day on Friday, November 13, when undergraduate, graduate, and high school students from across the country claimed top spots in...

Mountain Climbing and Problem Solving: For Lynford Lecturer Frances Allen, They're Not That Different

Climbing Mexico’s 17,802 foot Popocatepetl (better known simply as “Popo”) could seem to most a more appealing option than splitting the bill between 12 people and figuring out tip, but computer...

Women's Volleyball Sweeps Skyline Honors

Clifton Park, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team was honored for it's outstanding, undefeated season in the Skyline Conference by sweeping the big awards and picking up two First-Team...

Get Smart: Professor de León's Research Could Help Modernize Electrical Grid

President Obama said late last month that the time is now “to build a clean energy superhighway that can take the renewable power generated…and deliver it directly to the American people in the most...

Blue Jays vs. Violets: The Only Downbeat in a Triumphant Season

When right side Corey Loupee was unable to corral middle Kendyl Dunn’s blistering kill, signaling the end of the opening-round Division III NCAA women’s volleyball tournament match between...

NYU-Poly Falls to NYU in NCAA First Round

Manhattan, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team knew they had to bring their A game, as they squared off against New York University in the NCAA Tournament First Round Thursday night at...

Game-Day Preview: NYU-Poly vs. NYU

Tonight’s contest against the New York University Violets will be uncharted waters for Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s women's volleyball team. Not only will it be the first time women’s volleyball...

Gabor Named to Skyline 1st-Team; Rohr and Turgut Earn 2nd-Team Nods

Clifton Park, NY -  In an acknowledgment of the outstanding season the men's soccer team had in 2009, the Skyline Conference coaches selected three Jays as All-Conference players. Sophomore Joe...

NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball Wins First-Ever Skyline Championship and First NCAA Tournament Bid

It was a game that will be talked about for years to come. Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Fighting Blue Jays came storming back from a 14-11 deficit in the fifth set tiebreaker to win 17-15 on...

We Are The Champions!

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a game that will be talked about for years to come, as NYU-Poly came storming back, down 14-11 deficit in the fifth set tiebreaker, to win 17-15.  In doing they...

Unplugged: NYU-Poly Professors Continue Wireless Breakthroughs With New NSF Grant

Wireless technology is a staple of modern life. From laptops to cell phones, satellite radio, and the GPS unit in your rented car, it’s woven into the fabric of our everyday lives. That’s why it’s so...

Gabor's PK Sends Jays to Semi-Finals

Throgs Neck, NY -  There have been a lot of firsts for the NYU-Poly men's soccer team this year, but none so far means as much as the Jays first-ever postseason playoff victory. In a game that...

Jays Fly High on Senior Night

Brooklyn, NY -  On a night when NYU-Poly honored its five seniors, it also picked up a huge Skyline Conference win, defeating Bard 2-1. With the victory NYU-Poly leaps over Bard in the seedings...

President Hultin’s 'Formula for a Genius Class' on Forbes.com

Polytechnic Institute of NYU President Jerry M. Hultin delivers a three-pronged approach to cultivating an educational experience that will prepare students to develop the technological innovations...

NYU-Poly Donors and Their Students Share Evening of Gratitude

Polytechnic Institute of NYU students, whose educations are made possible by the generosity of individual donors, corporations, and foundations, were given the rare opportunity to thank their...

Smart Grid, Wireless Hospitals, and Digital Media on Agenda for Annual CATT Research Report

Polytechnic Institute of NYU's Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications (CATT) will conduct its 27th annual Research Report this Friday, October 30. CATT research faculty will present...

Smarter Homer Simpsons On the Way: Grant from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission fuels new curricula

For the current generation of college students, a nuclear power plant is where Homer Simpson works, not the site of potentially catastrophic accidents able to wipe out entire populations for years to...

Fun and Finance: Are the two mutually exclusive? - NYU-Poly Students Answer the Question

Today’s economic woes cause some of us to reach for a game console or stay in with a DVD. We want to forget our troubles. Others seek control and a method for recouping financial losses. Can both...

Historic win sends Jays to playoffs

Purchase, NY -  There have been a lot of firsts this season for the NYU-Poly men's soccer team, but none compares to the one the team achieved Saturday afternoon in a rain-filled Skyline...

IBM's first female fellow to give 12th annual Lynford Lecture

Famed computer scientist Frances Elizabeth “Fran” Allen will be the 12th Lynford Lecturer to speak at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, the Institute said today. Allen, an award-winning computer...

Farmingdale no match for surging Jays

Brooklyn, NY - The Fighting Blue Jays women's volleyball team moved one win closer to a regular season Skyline Conference title with a convincing three set win over Farmingdale Tuesday night....

Record breaker!

Newburgh, NY -  It was a must win for the NYU-Poly men's soccer team and for the Jays it was a combination of a good start and an amazing finish that resulted in a 2-1 overtime victory against...

NYU-Poly awarded a Rockefeller Foundation NYC Cultural Innovation grant

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Betaville, an online platform for collaborative urban design, is among the 18 winners of the Rockefeller Foundation’s $2.7 million 2009 NYC Cultural Innovation Fund...

'Hacker' with a Cause: NYU-Poly freshman makes top 10 in first CSAW challenge

After a sleepless 24 hours rooting out security vulnerabilities last weekend, Julian Cohen did what only a handful of participants have done over CSAW’s six-year history: make the top 10 in the...

Strong second half not enough for Jays

Brooklyn, NY -  In a match that was about as even as a soccer match could be, it was one moment, one mistake by NYU-Poly that led to a 1-0 victory for St. Joseph's. With the win, the Golden...

Jays drop a pair of weekend matches

Staten Island, NY -  The Fighting Blue Jays women's tennis fell to 3-7 on the season after falling 9-0 to Mount Saint Mary and 7-2 to College of Staten Island over the weekend. The Jays...

Mock represents NYU-Poly at Cranford Invitational

Cranford, NJ -  Anthony Mock came home with a second place finish at the 220lb weight class at the Cranford Invitationals held this weekend in Cranford, NJ.

Cross Country competes at Brooklyn Invitational

Bronx, NY -  The NYU-Poly Cross Country team was short in numbers this weekend but was strong in effort and support.  But this did not stop senior Kyle Hicks (New York, NY / Newport HS...

NYU-Poly alone at the top!

Brooklyn, NY - In an all-important Skyline Conference tri-match with Mount Saint Mary's (MSM) and Sage Colleges, NYU-Poly had something to play for: 1st place and the inside track to host the...

Scoreless draw

Manhattan, NY - It was a matchup of two teams trying to climb out of the middle of the pack in the Skyline Conference Men's Soccer standings. And, even after 110 minutes of soccer, neither side...

Career Fair employer registration up 30% from spring

Looking for a job? Planning to look for a job or internship this summer? Interested in a great career in engineering, science, technology management, digital media, or computer science? If so, NYU-...

Baruch ruins NYU-Poly comeback

Brooklyn, NY -  If you arrived late to Thursday night's non-conference matchup between Baruch College and NYU-Poly, you might have been inclined to turn around and leave.  Mistake! ...

Gabor's late goal sends Poly to OT with Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY-  The NYU-Poly men's soccer team rallied behind a second half, game-tying goal by sophomore Joe Gabor(Warwick, NY), but fell in overtime, as the Panthers scored in the 95th...

Battle of the "Jays" goes to NYU-Poly

Staten Island, NY -  The Fighting Blue Jays women's tennis squad defeated John Jay Sunday afternoon 7-2. NYU-Poly won five of the singles matches and two doubles contests to cruise to the non-...

Opportunistic Rams get past NYU-Poly

Brooklyn, NY - The Farmingdale men's soccer team remained in first place after Saturday night's Skyline Conference matchup with the Blue Jays — barely. The Rams got out of Aviator Sports Complex with...

Nine in a row

Brooklyn, NY -  For the US Merchant Marine Academy, it must have seemed like they were playing against an unsinkinable ship. Every time the Lady Mariners would fire off a few rockets (kills...

Purchase defeats Jays 8-1

Purchase, NY -  Purchase College proved to be to too strong for the young Jay hitters Saturday afternoon, handing NYU-Poly an 8-1 loss. The loss drops NYU-Poly to 3-4 (1-3 Skyline), while...

Men's Golf places 3rd at Farmingdale State Invitational

Farmingdale, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's golf team played its first match of the season and had a solid showing, placing 3rd out of six teams at the Farmingdale State Invitational on Friday. ...

NYU-Poly moves to 3-0 in Skyline

Purchase, NY - The Lady Blue Jays volleyball team continued its winning ways Saturday with a sweep of conference opponents Purchase College and Bard College.  In the first match, NYU-Poly rolled...

Marywood holds off NYU-Poly

Scranton, PA - It was a tail of two halves and a few no calls that doomed the NYU-Poly men's soccer team as they faced Marywood University Saturday afternoon. The Pacers picked up a goal in each...

Streak continues

Brooklyn, NY - Make it four in a row for the NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team. The Fighting Blue Jays sailed to a 3-0 win over College of Staten Island (25-4, 25-6, 25-8) Thursday night in a non-...

Panthers easily tamed by NYU-Poly

Brooklyn, NY - After 10 straight away matches, the women's volleyball team finally had their home opener against Skyline Conference foe Old Westbury Tuesday night. And the Lady Jays sure...

Total team effort; NYU-Poly shuts out John Jay

Brooklyn, NY - Last year John Jay College soundly defeated NYU-Poly 4-0. Oh what a difference a year makes!  The new look Jays put together a solid team effort, playing 90 minutes of determined...

St Joseph's downs NYU-Poly

Staten Island, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's tennis team was riding high after Saturday's conference win over Mount Saint Vincent. Unfortunately, Sunday was a different day, as St Joseph's (LI)...

NYU-Poly outhits Mount Saint Vincent, but falls to Lehman

Staten Island, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's tennis team got its busy weekend off to a promising start. Despite falling to Lehman College Friday night 8-1, the young Jay tennis players rebounded...

Big hitters; NYU-Poly sweeps competition

Wayne, NJ -  If Saturday's matches were any indicator of what "mid-season form" looks like, then the NYU-Poly women's volleyball team would be an excellent example. The Lady Blue Jays jumped all...

Men's Soccer rebounds on Family Night, shutouts Berkeley

Brooklyn, NY - It was a special night all around for the NYU-Poly men's soccer team, as the Jays honored their parents, family, and friends in the first annual Family Weekend.  And they didn't...

Professors Memon and Karri and NYU collaborators awarded $2 million NSF grant to study security and privacy issues

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Nasir Memon, professor of computer science and engineering, and Ramesh Karri, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and their NYU...

Manhattanville's experience too much for young Jays

Brooklyn, NY -   In its first real test since a season opening loss to Cabrini College, the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team found out the hard way that it still had some growing up to do....

Fraga leads NYU-Poly to conference win over Yeshiva

Yonkers, NY -   It took just 33 seconds to see that the Blue Jays Skyline Conference opener against Yeshiva was going to be another game that NYU-Poly would control between the...

Medgar Evers no match for Jays; NYU-Poly wins 8-1

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a thrilling end to a dominating performance Sunday afternoon, as the second doubles teams of Domonique Tota and Tiffnay Griffis won their match in an unbelievable ending,...

NYU-Poly goes 1-2 at Roger Williams Tournament

Bristol, RI  - Things looked good, as the Fighting Blue Jays women's volleyball team overcame a first set loss to University of New England, eventually overtaking them 3-1 in the first of...

Jays clip Eagles 1-0, take 2nd at Raptors Classic

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY -  After falling 2-0 to tournament champion Southern Vermont last night, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team came out with one thought in mind in its first-ever meeting...

NYU-Poly falls in opener to Yeshiva

New York, NY -  Yeshiva and NYU-Poly kicked off the Skyline Conference women's tennis last night and when the last point was recorded it was the Macabees who prevailed, beating NYU-Poly 7-2....

Southern Vermont edges NYU-Poly in opener of Raptors Classic

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY -  Despite outplaying and outshooting Southern Vermont, the Fighting Blue Jays (1-3) couldn't cash in on numerous scoring chances and fell 2-0 to the...

Lady Blue Jays dominate Brooklyn, improve to 3-2

Brooklyn, NY - The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team wasted little time in their non-conference match against neighboring Brooklyn College, sweeping the Bridges in straight sets, 3-0. Meredith Shipman...

Second half explosion gives NYU-Poly first win; drowns Dolphins 4-1

Staten Island, NY -  It took the 2009 NYU-Poly men's soccer team nearly 240 minutes to score its first goal of the season. But, after that the flood gates opened as four different Jays...

Women's Volleyball goes 2-2 at NYU Invitational

Manhattan, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team picked up a pair of early season wins over Hunter College 3-1 and Rutgers-Newark 3-0, but fell to host NYU 3-0 and lost a tight match 3-2 to...

Jays can't evade Bobcats second half run, fall 3-0

Radnor, PA -  For 63 minutes, the Fighting Blue Jays men's soccer team put forth a determined effort, trailing just 1-0 to a senior and junior-laden Frostburg State squad.  But, a five...

NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball set to kick off season against rival NYU

Manhattan, NY -  The Fighting Blue Jays Women's Volleyball team will begin it's season Saturday at noon against rival New York University in the kickoff match of the Labor Day Invitational...

Cabrini blanks NYU-Poly in season opener

Radnor, PA -  The NYU-Poly mens soccer team came out strong in its first contest of the 2009 season, playing even up with Cabrini College for the first 20 minutes of the match. But, last year's...

Women's tennis reloads for 2009

Brooklyn, NY -  Women's tennis is on the upswing, as the 2009 version features 12 members, including four freshmen. The Lady Blue Jays kick off their season with a conference match on September...

Women's Volleyball kicks off preseason; looks to get back to conference playoffs

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team returns a core group of players from last year's squad that made it to the Skyline Conference Playoff Semi-finals. With the addition of three...

Mayor Bloomberg engages entrepreneurs in a lively discussion at NYU-Poly's city-sponsored incubator at 160 Varick St.

If “new economy” described the business world during the first part of this decade, then “improving economy” may be the phrase characterizing it in the second. That was the sentiment at yesterday’s...

The new poly.edu: a message from Web and Media Services

NYU-Poly’s Web and Media Services department launched NYU-Poly’s brand new web site today, September 1. For over a year, we worked with representatives from every major NYU-Poly constituency and...

Fighting Blue Jays announce freshman class; kickoff preseason

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-POLY men's soccer team opened up it's 2009 preseason on August 20; welcoming back 10 returning players and one of the most talented recruiting classes in...

Professor Arnold's lectures shed light on 'optical tractor beams' in biosensing

Stephen Arnold, Institute and Thomas Potts Professor of Physics, and director of Polytechnic’s MicroParticle PhotoPhysics Lab (MP3L), presented lectures at a NATO Advanced Study Institute in Erice...

Professor Horwitch featured in supersonic aircraft documentary

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Professor of Technology Management makes his documentary debut in “The People vs. the SST,” an in-depth look at America’s failed-attempt to build a supersonic aircraft...

Professor Garetz's research contributes to a new crystallization technique

A discovery by Polytechnic Institute of NYU Professor Bruce Garetz and his colleagues has contributed to a new technique scientists at the University of Edinburgh have developed that allows...

NYU-Poly ranks 7th in salary potential; engineering sweeps top 10 high-paying majors

Wondering if NYU-Poly is the right school for you, or if engineering is the right field of study? Results from PayScale’s (an online provider of compensation data) annual survey of schools that lead...

40 Years After the Giant Leap: NYU-Poly's 'astronaut in residence' on NY1

Charles Camarda, Polytechnic Institute of NYU Distinguished Engineer in Residence, speaks to NY1 News in the above clip marking the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Mr....

NYU-Poly receives Motorola Foundation Innovation Generation grant to promote STEM through robotics

Polytechnic Institute of NYU has received a $50,000 Innovation Generation grant from the Motorola Foundation. The grant will provide critical funding for the Central Brooklyn Robotics Initiative (...

NYU-Poly students receive NACME and National Grid Foundation grant

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) recently awarded engineering scholarships to 4 Polytechnic Institute of NYU students through a $10,000 grant from the National...

Kurt Becker appointed editor-in-chief of the European Physical Journal D

Kurt H. Becker, Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives and Professor of Physics, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the European Physical...

Professor Memon to CIOs: "Your networks have already been compromised"

Nasir Memon, Polytechnic Institute of NYU professor of computer science and engineering, has developed a network-based infection detection system (referred to as “INFER”) that lets CIOs...

A family of NYU-Poly graduates

“Visitors to Vogdes Street could easily pick out the Williams home in recent weeks. It was decorated with a silver ‘Congratulations, Graduate!’ banner on the front porch. On each...

Commencement 2009: first class of NYU-Poly graduates; speakers give guidance for uncertain times

Polytechnic Institute of NYU graduated its first class as an affiliate of New York University on June 1 at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall where Congressman Anthony Weiner surprised...

NYU-Poly celebrates 21 years of Promise

At the Promise Scholarship Fund Reception on May 21, Polytechnic Institute of NYU celebrated one of its greatest legacies: its commitment to provide financial support to bright students so they can...

Summer undergraduate researchers announced

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s 3rd Annual Undergraduate Summer Research Program will take place June 15 - August 17. This year, 42 bright student researchers will participate under the direction of...

NYU-Poly receives Best Paper Award at Infocom 2009

1,435 papers were submitted; 282 papers accepted; and only 1 received the honor of Best Paper at Infocom 2009: Professors Di Wu, Yong Liu, and Keith W. Ross’s "Queuing Network Models for...

Tau Beta Pi scholars announced

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is proud to announce that Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, has selected Gittel Gold and Kyle Hicks as Tau Beta Pi scholars...

Sustainable design leads to another 1st place concrete canoe win

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) took first place in the Metropolitan Regional Concrete Canoe Competition for the second year in...

2009 Outstanding Graduate finalists announced

The Polytechnic Institute of NYU alumni association has announced the finalists for the 2009 Outstanding Graduate Award: Jose Garcia, Eran Geva, Lamia Iftekhar, and Tamara Khaimchayev (see finalists...

Inno/Vention: students create 'the next big thing'

“I will turn blueprints into bridges,” reads one of the advertisements from Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s award-winning “I will” campaign. Civil engineering major Benjamin Kanner (class of 2011),...

Recognizing our Gates Millennium Scholars

Polytechnic Institute of NYU is proud to recognize its Millennium Gates Scholars for the 2008 – 2009 academic year: Jean Daniel Dorvilien, Bio-molecular Science, Junior, BS candidate Juanita Tameka...

Life-saving NYU-Poly research presented at FDNY symposium

Chief officers from the Fire Department of New York presented potentially life-saving research results at a March 19 – 20 symposium based on a study Polytechnic Institute of NYU mechanical...

Now Accepting: NYU-Poly announces fall launch of MS in cyber-security

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s announcement this week that it is accepting fall applicants for its new master’s in cyber-security program comes just weeks after the Pentagon revealed it had spent $...

Professor Ross publishes 5th edition of his classic textbook on computer networking

The 5th edition of Professor Ross’s textbook, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, was published in April 2009 by Addison Wesley. The book continues to be the most popular textbook on computer...

LISTEN: Professor Wener talks to WHYY about SEPTA's QuietRide

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Richard Wener, a professor of environmental psychology, appeared on Philadelphia’s WHYY FM on Monday, April 6 to comment on how noise affects commuters. He has studied...

NYU-Poly inducts 2009 Chevalier Society donors

Almost one hundred years ago, Colonel Willard T. Chevalier graduated from what was then Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn with a degree in civil engineering. Mr. Chevalier would go on to help build...

Kitchen Chemistry: Girl Scouts explore food science with NYU-Poly's American Chemical Society

  Members of the Girls Scout Council of Greater New York get some hands-on exposure to the chemistry of bread-making. Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s American Chemical Society (PACS)...

WATCH: 5 Questions with NYC Seed's Owen Davis

NYU-Poly News reported on March 6 that NYC Seed had selected the first 2 of 10 technology start-ups to receive $200,000: PlaceVine and Path 101. In the above video, NYC Seed Managing Director Owen...

3 papers from NYU-Poly's Web Search Engine Group accepted at WWW 2009

Three full papers from NYU-Poly's CSE department were accepted at the upcoming 18th International Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2009), the leading academic conference on web search and the...

3rd Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank delivers a much-needed dose of optimism

Leaders in business and government seldom leave meetings these days feeling optimistic. That wasn’t the case, however, at Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Third Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation...

WATCH: Inno/Vention: students create 'the next big thing'

Watch the top 3 winners discuss their ideas: 1st Place, Christopher LoBello (thermoelectric alternator); 2nd Place, Benjamin Kanner (magnetic flexible bridge); 3rd Place (tie), Theresa Luback...

Skyline Conference recognizes top NYU-Poly athletes

The metropolitan area’s Skyline Conference has honored 2 Polytechnic Institute of NYU basketball players and 2 of its volleyball players. Margaux Pickell Named Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year...

Fifteen NYU and Polytechnic faculty collaborations awarded research funding

New York University Provost David McLaughlin announced on March 3 the first 15 research collaborations between NYU and Polytechnic Institute of NYU faculty to receive “seed” funding from a special...

President's Announcement: Dianne Rekow Named New Provost; Erich Kunhardt to resume full-time research and faculty role and serve as i²e advisor to the President and Provost

  Dr. Elizabeth Dianne Rekow, Senior Vice-Provost of Engineering and Technology for New York University, will assume responsibilities as Provost for NYU-Poly. Dear NYU-Poly Faculty,...

NYC Seed makes first investments in New York City tech start-ups

News on March 2 that NYC Seed had selected the first 2 of 10 technology start-ups to receive $200,000 brought some brightness to New York City’s business pages where bleak recession stories have...

Developers and Users Unite: NYU-Poly hosts Drupal Camp

College campuses have long been gathering spots for in-the-know fans. Think local indie bands or obscure French films. But software? That’s what enthusiasts from as far away as Ireland and...

i2e in the News: Professor Memon's sleuthing software featured in New York Times

      The top image: a competing photo recovery software’s attempt to reassemble a deleted image. The bottom image: Adroit Photo Recovery’s results....

Mayor Bloomberg announces NYU-Poly business incubator along with 10 other financial sector remedies

     “We are pleased to join with Mayor Bloomberg in this new effort to stimulate invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship in New York City,” said NYU-Poly President...

Knowledge Exchange: Chinese delegation attends NYU-Poly land use roundtable

Joe Chan of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership discusses the nearly $10 billion private and public organizations.have committed to development projects in downtown Brooklyn. A Chinese delegation to...

WATCH: President Hultin visits future site of NYU Abu Dhabi, sends video postcard from Dubai

President Jerry M. Hultin and members of the administration and faculty traveled to Abu Dhabi on January 11-16 to see the birthplace of Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s new home in New York...

NYU-Poly's Nassim Nicholas Taleb rocks Davos

In his Sunday Washington Post op-ed, “Humbled Masters At Davos,” David Ignatius describes the “collective chagrin” that came over the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week:...

Scienceline profiles NYU-Poly's Farshad Khorrami and his 'underwater spy'

Farshad Khorrami, professor of electrical engineering, has spent two decades “[breathing] life into familiar materials with new robotics,” writes Robert Goodier on Scienceline.com, a publication of...

Offline/online art installation to pose questions about virtual interaction

Like its co-creator, Anne-Laure Fayard, a social scientist whose background spans the disciplines of philosophy to human-computer interaction, Building_Space_with_Words doesn’t fit into a...

Future City 2009: More Successful than Ever

For the 12th consecutive year Polytechnic Institute of NYU served as host to the Metropolitan Regional Finals of the Future City Competition. The finals were held on Saturday, January 24, 2009, and...

Area youth tackle urban sustainability

New York area seventh- and eighth-grade students showed off their engineering smarts and their budding knack for branding on Saturday, January 24 when they revealed models of sustainable cities with...

This Black Belt is a Throwback: athletic director profiled in NCAA Champion

“President Theodore Roosevelt’s wife and sister-in-law are among the first American women known to practice judo, but Braziel was among the first to dominate it,” writes Leilana McKindra in her...

NYU-Poly hosts FIRST Lego League robotics competition

NYU-Poly mentored 13 of the competing teams through its robotics program, AMPS/CBRI, or “Applying Mechatronics to Promote Science/Central Brooklyn Robotics Initiative." (Photos courtesy...

Green Expectations: workshop explores the many shades of green building

Deborah Taylor (left) and Laurie Kerr (right) of NYC’s Mayor’s Office answer questions about the city’s efforts to cut its carbon emissions 30% by 2030. New York City’s carbon footprint is...

News of Professor Gross's biodiesel breakthrough travels abroad

International news outlets are spreading the word about Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Professor Richard Gross who “envisions a future where plastics, a staple of modern society, will be converted to...

Dr. Leslie reflects on first semester as Fulbright Scholar

Christopher Leslie, Polytechnic Institute of NYU Instructor of Technology and Media Studies, has completed his first semester as one of 2008-2009’s 1,000 distinguished Fulbright Scholars who will,...

Students, faculty, and professionals discuss new wave in online music

Management of Technology student Luis Cavallos, '09 presents his business recommendations for Indaba Music. There’s a new wave in the online music industry, and it’s not an easier, sleeker...

Students to attend 10-day inauguration seminar

Three Polytechnic Institute of NYU students will spend their winter break living history. Irfaan Ally and Dennis John, both seniors majoring in mechanical engineering, and Eugene Pevzner, a sophomore...

Listen to the Numbers: research shows connection between stock market and pop music

The top left chart shows the movement of the S&P 500 for a rolling one year period. The bottom two charts show the time series and histogram of daily returns for the period — the more...