News form 2010

All Lit Up: Senior Billy Gordon Shines as an Inventor

The casual onlooker could be forgiven for thinking the colorful lights are part of the holiday decor, those strings of reflective light that bedeck streetlamps and shop windows this time of year. No...

Men's Soccer Collects Toys for Tots

BROOKLYN, NY-  As part of the NYU-Poly men's soccer programs community service outreach, the team spent the last two weeks collecting toys and monetary donations for the NYC Toys for Tots...

David Wong Receives 2010 Bugliarello Prize

David Wong, an associate dean of research and a professor in the Division of Oral Biology and Medicine at the UCLA School of Dentistry, has been named the recipient of the 2010 George Bugliarello...

Women's Basketball Upsets Farmingdale

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Thursday night's Skyline Conference tilt against Farmingdale wasn't just an early season test for the NYU-Poly women's basketball team; it was a test to see if the...

NYU-Poly Physics Club Members Earn 'Accomplished Competitor' Ranking in 2010 University Physics Competition

Congratulations to Kshitij Sood, Christopher Griffith and Zhili Dong, members of the Physics Club at NYU-Poly, for earning an "accomplished competitor" ranking in the 2010 University Physics...

Judo Competes at Northeastern Championships

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed at the Northeastern Championships this past weekend in Patterson, New Jersey. Two members of the team came home with second place finishes....

Final Second Falter; Jays Lose to Yeshiva

BROOKLYN, NY - Down 60-57 with just over 10 seconds to play, the NYU-Poly men's basketball team found itself one shot away from sending their Skyline Conference game with Yeshiva University to...

Still Perfect; Women's Hoops Beats Mount Saint Vincent

BROOKLYN, NY -  Saturday afternoon's Skyline Conference was a key early season test for the NYU-Poly women's basketball team as they looked to keep an unblemished record in conference play. But...

Maritime Manuevers Past NYU-Poly

BROOKLYN, NY– The NYU-Poly men’s basketball team suffered an 84-68 defeat to Maritime College in Skyline Conference action Thursday night at the Jacobs Gymnasium. Maritime Senior Giovanni Hurley led...

Radhanath Swami Discusses His ‘Journey Home’ at NYU-Poly

On the busiest travel day of the year — the Wednesday before Thanksgiving — few students or attendees looked in any hurry to leave LC 400 in Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Dibner Building. Throughout...

Balanced Attack

BROOKLYN, NY -  With just over eight minutes to play in the game, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team watched as St. Joseph's (LI) took it's first lead of the game since taking a very early 2-0...

Mottola's 31 Points Not Enough; Jays Fall to St. Josephs

PATCHOGUE, NY -  Senior Anthony Mottola (Brooklyn, NY) pumped in a game-high 31 points, but it wasn't enough as St. Joseph's (LI) outpaced NYU-Poly 92-76 in Tuesday night's Skyline Conference...

Larsen named Rookie of the Week

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU freshman guard Tabitha Larsen (Ramsey, NJ)  averaged 13.5 points, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals in a 1-1 week for the Fighting Blue Jays....

‘The Work of Innovation’ Launches Investigatio Scholar-in-Residence Series

“We learn how to do things within the context of the community we’re already in,” Dr. Beth Bechky told her audience of around 80 attendees at Pfizer Auditorium recently. An...

Lady Jays Rebound; Down Philadelphia Bible 62-45

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team held Philadelphia Bible College to just 19% shooting in the first half, leading to a 30-18 halftime lead and an eventual 62-45 non-conference...

NYU Hands NYU-Poly First Loss

NEW YORK, NY -  For the second straight year, the NYU women's basketball team handed NYU-Poly a pre-Thanksgiving day loss, this time by a convincing  95-51 at the Coles Center.  The...

Mottola Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone

BROOKLYN, NY -  It took senior Anthony Mottola (Brooklyn, NY) just under four minutes to score his five points he needed to reach the 1,000 point plateau, but that would be the lone highlight of...

Women's Basketball Off to 2-0 Start

NEW YORK. NY-  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is off to a 2-0 start after a convincing 73-47 victory over Yeshiva University Sunday afternoon. The Skyline Conference contest was NYU-Poly's...

Associate Professor Erkip Recognized as Finalist in Academy of Science’s Blavatnik Awards

The New York Academy of Sciences recognized Dr. Elza Erkip, Polytechnic Institute of NYU associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, at its annual “Science and the City Gala” held...

Concrete Findings: Sensing Molecules Could Improve Infrastructure Health

America’s aging roads, bridges, and transit systems are deteriorating. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave our infrastructure a “D” grade point average in a 2009 Report Card, and estimates...

Homecoming Results

BROOKLYN, NY-  Here are the results from the recent NYU-Poly Homecoming activities.  Judo, men's basketball and women's basketball all held competitive games and tournaments. White...

Jason Hsuan Receives Distinguished Electrical and Computer Engineering Achievement Alumni Award

Polytechnic Institute of NYU recognized Dr. Jason Hsuan, chairman and CEO of TPV Technology Limited, the world’s biggest maker of PC monitors, with The Distinguished Electrical and Computer...

Highlanders Run Away in Second Half

NEWARK, NJ -  The NYU-Poly Men's Basketball team kicked off it's 2010-11 season against the NJIT Highlanders and for the first 15 minutes went stride for stride with the Division 1 school. But,...

Table Tennis Competes at Tournament

BROOKLYN, NY - NYU-poly's table tennis club team participated in the NYC Regional Table Tennis Tournament that took place last week. There were 11 schools that participated.  NYU-Poly beat 7...

Brainy Battle: Students Compete in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

A couple of weeks before Halloween, three students from Polytechnic Institute of NYU faced frightening circumstances: the regional round of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC...

Lady Jays Bounced From Tournament by Middlebury

SPRINGFIELD, MA - In the first match of the day, the third-seeded Middlebury College women's volleyball team cruised to a three-game sweep over sixth-seeded NYU-Poly in a quarterfinal match of the...

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL WEBCAST TODAY AT 12:30PM

SPRINGFIELD, MA -   To watch today's NCAA Regional Women's Volleyball match between NYU-Poly and Middlebury, click the link below.  The webcast begins at 12:30 PM  (EST). http://...

Shipman Player of the Year in Women's Volleyball

CLIFTON PARK, NY-  The Skyline Conference announced its Women's Volleyball award winners Wednesday and Senior Meredith Shipman (Sugarland, TX) has been named the Player of the Year - recapturing...

Skyline Names Escudero Rookie of the Year

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Freshmen forward Marcelo Escudero (Maywood, NJ) has been tabbed the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year for men's soccer.  Escudero becomes the first Fighting Blue Jay...

NCAA Regional Match to be Webcast Live

SPRINGFIELD, MA -   The NYU-Poly women's volleyball opening round of the NCAA Regional Tournament will be broadcast live on the web.  The host institution, Springfield College will...

Professor Jackson to Study Mathematical Models and Labor Practices Under Humboldt Fellowship

Dr. , the Dibner Family Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, will study the application of mathematical models to skilled labor...

Four for Four

NORTH BERGEN, NJ-  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed in the Tech Invitational this past weekend. The team started slow but then picked up speed as all four Poly judoka that attended the meet...

Women's Volleyball Heads to Springfield, Mass.

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NCAA Division 3 Selection Committee announced Monday morning that the NYU-Poly women's volleyball team will travel to Springfield Massachusetts and face Middleburg College in...

Back-to-Back: Lady Jays Win Second Straight Skyline Title

NEWBURGH, NY-  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball is the Skyline Conference Champions — again. The Lady Jays defeated #1 seed Mount Saint Mary College 3-0 to claim their 2nd straight Skyline...

What’s Going on in There? Inside the CITE Game Innovation Lab Construction

Within days of completing the first renovation project of a 10-year plan to transform its Brooklyn campus, Polytechnic Institute of NYU started its next. Construction began on the new project, the...

NYU-Poly Welcomes Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Broadband, net neutrality, and American innovation in the global marketplace were just some of the topics Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), addressed at...

Women's Soccer Senior Day

BROOKLYN, NY -   The NYU-Poly Women's Soccer team completed it's first season of NCAA competition since returning from club status, culminating in a 7-2 loss to Medgar Evers College...

Men's Soccer Ends on High Note

BROOKLYN, NY -  The 2010 NYU-Poly Men's Soccer regular season came to an end Thursday night as the Jays triumphed 2-0 over Yeshiva University in both teams Skyline Conference finale.  The...

Women's Volleyball Finishes Season With Split

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team had a busy weekend as the wrapped up Skyline Conference play with a 3-0 win over Maritime on Senior Night and split a pair of non-conference...

Lessons Learned: Innovation and Technology Forum in its Sophomore Year

Before she participated in NYU-Poly’s Innovation and Technology Forum — a required course for all first-year students — sophomore Jessica Aleksandrowicz says, “My only idea of an entrepreneur was...

Pickell Places 4th at Skyline Cross Country Championship

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) led the NYU-Poly Women's Cross Country team to an overall 8th place finish out of the 10 team Skyline Conference Championships Sunday at Van...

Stevens Defeats NYU-Poly

HOBOKEN, NJ– Senior setter Sara Budar (Honolulu, Hawaii) pulled within one assist of tying the program’s career assists chart as the Stevens Institute of Technology women’s volleyball team earned a 3...

In Memoriam: Professor Sadrul Khan

Sadrul Khan, an instructor in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department, passed away yesterday. Professor Khan joined NYU-Poly in 1998 and was an enormously dedicated professor who cared deeply...

Mark Skwarek and Students Featured in “We AR in MoMA” Show

Mark Skwarek, researcher in residence at NYU-Poly’s Brooklyn Media Technology Center, and his 3D graduate students are featured in the “We AR in MoMA” show  —an...

Men's Soccer Misses Playoffs With Tie Against Bard

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  During any normal year, ending the season 6-3-1 in the Skyline Conference not only would guarantee you a playoff spot, but probably a high-seed. But, the 2010 season...

Clean Sweep: Women's Volleyball Wins Three

PURCHASE, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team knew it had to do one thing on Saturday - win three matches. And, that's exactly what the Lady Jays did as they swept three Skyline...

Playoff Pressure

BRONX, NY - With seven teams still alive and fighting for one of six Skyline Conference playoff spots, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team faced a must win against Mount Saint Vincent Thursday night. The...

Lady Jays Fall in Women's Volleyball Action

MANHATTAN. NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team returned to the court after their California trip with the intent of snapping it's current four game losing streak. But, facing a tough...

Bloomberg Terminals Strengthen Department of Finance and Risk Engineering’s Theory-to-Practice Approach

The Department of Finance and Engineering (FRE) has recently transformed its seminar room in Rogers Hall into a modern day financial lab. Inside it are nine newly-acquired Bloomberg terminals that...

Judo Competes in Hudson Promotional

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed at the Hudson Promotional recently and three members where promoted to the next level. They included David Merayban to Ikkyu (1st level Brown belt...

Golf Competes at Skyline Championships

FARMINGDALE, NY -  The NYU-Poly golf team took 5th place out of seven teams in the Skyline Conference Championships held this past Sunday and Monday at Bethpage Golf Course on Long Island....

Homecoming Weekend Approching

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU- Poly Athletics Department will hold homecoming weekend activities on Friday October 30 and Saturday October 31st, 2010. A full list of events is below: Event: ...

Baseball Ends Non-Traditional With Win

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly baseball team concluded its fall season with a 10-1 win over the Borough of Manhattan Community College. NYU-Poly actually trailed 1-0 until the 6th inning when Sophomore...

Women's Volleyball Competes at Cal Lutheran

THOUSAND OAKS, CA -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team travelled to California this past weekend to play in the Cal Lutheran Tournament. After playing some of the top teams in the country and...

Women's Tennis Falls to Baruch

FLUSHING, NY - The NYU-Poly women's tennis team suffered a tough 6-3 loss to Baruch College in a non-conference match held at the USTA in Flushing on Saturday.  Baruch was up 4-3 with the two...

Men's Soccer Rebounds; Pounds Purchase

BROOKLYN, NY -  After suffering a disappointing 4-1 loss to Sage College on Wednesday in Skyline Conference play, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team needed to pick up a win in conference, as they...

Career Fair: Employer Participation Strong and Student Confidence High

As over 750 students approached the entrance to the gymnasium for the 2010 Fall Career Fair on October 6, Nina Weber, director of NYU-Poly’s Career Management Center, straightened their ties, checked...

Two For Two - Lady Jays Sweep

Albany, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team picked up two must-wins in Skyline Conference play this Saturday as they defeated Bard College and the Sage Colleges both by 3-0 margins....

Men's Soccer Picks Up 2-1 Victory Over Knights

Staten Island, NY -  Each time the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team has suffered a loss this season, they have rebounded the next time out to win. That would be the case again on Sunday, as they...

Women's Volleyball Rolls Over Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team picked up a Skyline Conference win against Yeshiva Thursday night 3-0 at the Jacobs Gymnasium.  The win extends the Lady Jays home...

Escudero Named Skyline Rookie of the Week

CLIFTON PARK, NY -   Freshmen forward Marcel Escudero (Maywood, NJ) has been named Skyline Conference Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week for the week of September 27th. Polytechnic...

Merabyan Moves Closer to Black Belt

North Bergen, NJ - NYU-Poly Judo team member David Merabyan won three matches in a row to go to Ikkyu, which is right before Black Belt, as he lead the squad in the Hudson Yudanshakai Promotional...

Men's Cross Country Improves

Bronx, NY -  The NYU-Poly Men's Cross Country team finished in 16th place at the Lightning Invitational hosted by Lehman College at Van Cortland Park on Sunday. The Jays average team time was 35...

Golf Team Places 6th at Sage

Troy, NY -   The NYU-Poly Men's Golf team competed in the Sage Invitational this past weekend and finished in 6th place, narrowly missing a top five finish by four strokes in the team...

Project 2010 Brings New Life to NYU-Poly, Sign of Things to Come

Polytechnic Institute of NYU celebrated the grand opening of Project 2010, a vibrant renovation of the campus’ main artery in Rogers Hall and its cafeteria, at a town hall and ribbon cutting...

Women's Tennis Records First Win

Bronx, NY -   The NYU-Poly women's tennis team picked up it's first win of the 2010 season, as they snuck past Lehman College in the non-conference match on Sunday.  The Lady Jays won...

Women's Volleyball Goes 1-3 at Stevens

Hoboken, NJ -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team started off strong in the Ducks Invitational at Stevens Institue on Friday, defeating Montclair State 3-0. But Lady Luck was not wearing blue...

Head Games: Jays Defeat Maritime

THROGS NECK, NY -  Freshmen Giovanni Ormaeche (Ramsey, NJ) scored on a diving header in the first half and sophomore Mamadou Dianko (Dakar, Senegal) flicked in a goal with his head in the second...

The Shot That 'Rohr'ed Around the World

Brooklyn, NY -  Good things come to those who wait. Wednesday night, NYU-Poly's sophomore midfielder Allen Rohr (Northridge, CA) didn't want to wait anymore, as he scored his first goal of the...

Judo Trains at West Point

West Point, NY -  The NYU-Poly Judo team participated in the Hudson Workout held at United States Military Academy at West Point on September 25, 2010.  It provided a great opportunity for...

Cross Country Competes at Queensborough Event

Bronx, NY - The NYU-Poly men's cross country team took 11th place out of 12 teams at the Queensborough Invitational held at Van Cortlandt Park this past Sunday morning. The team was lead by...

Shorthanded Women's Volleyball Drops Match to Knights

Newburgh, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's volleyball team travelled to Mount Saint Mary Tuesday night for a Skyline match and came home empty as the host Knights defeated NYU-Poly 3-2 in the Lady...

Evening Gown, Swimsuit — and Science

Recent NYU-Poly grad Joy Ramsaywack has found a novel route to get the word out about the importance of science. She is one of 150 young women selected, out of thousands of entries, to compete in the...

Mayor Bloomberg Elected C40 Chair, Announced at NYU-Poly Clean-tech Incubator

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Toronto Mayor David Miller chose Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s clean-tech incubator to announce that Mayor Bloomberg will chair the C40 Climate Leadership...

Women's Volleyball Cruises Past Old Westbury

Brooklyn, NY - Senior Meredith Shipman (Sugarland, TX) paced a frenzied NYU-Poly attack Tuesday night as she racked up 15 kills helping the NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball sweep visiting Old Westbury in...

TRIO Receives Grant to Support First-Generation and Low-Income Students

Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s 156-year commitment to support the academic aspirations of first-generation and low-income students has been strengthened by a $1.8 million, 5-year grant from the U.S....

Men's Golf Finishes Fifth

Patchogue, NY -  Keith Rajakaruna paced the NYU-Poly men's soccer team with a score of 84 and teammates Keith Gordon and Aditya Ranjan chipped in with an 89 to help the Jays to a fifth place...

Men's Soccer Shutouts John Jay

Maspeth, NY -  It was a game in which the NYU-Poly men's soccer team spent more time trying to avoid being fouled then focusing on finishing shots. But, fortunately for the resilient Jays, they...

Women's Tennis Comes Up Empty

Staten Island, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's tennis team dropped a pair of Skyline Conference matches this weekend. On Saturday the Lady Jays (0-4, Skyline 0-2) lost to Purchase College 9-0 and...

Slow Start, Strong Finish

Brooklyn, NY -  It was not the start that the NYU-Poly women's volleyball coaching staff had hoped for as they hosted Ramapo College in the opening match of a tri-match with City Tech Saturday...

Minute to Win It

Brooklyn, NY - Forward Efe Kaynar (Midwood, NY) was only on the field for a little over a minute before he found himself in a position to change the game. The freshmen did just that as he powered...

Lady Jays Outlast Hunter

Brooklyn, NY - It's good to be home.  That was the feeling the NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team had after a hard fought, five set match against non-conference rival Hunter College Thursday night...

Judo Competes at East Coast Championships

Newark, NJ -  The NYU-Poly Judo team had two place winners in this past weekend's East Coast championships held at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The East Coast Championships is one of...

Brooklyn Defeats Women's Tennis

Brooklyn, NY - The NYU-Poly Women's Tennis squad suffered a 7-2 non-conference loss to Brooklyn College Wednesday night. The Lady Jays now fall to 0-2 overall, while the Lady Bulldogs improve to 2-1...

The Week Before Classes at NYU Abu Dhabi: An Inside Look From Dean Kumar

Today is the start of classes at New York University Abu Dhabi and the debut of a series of articles about the new campus by Sunil Kumar, dean of engineering of NYU Abu Dhabi and associate provost...

Offensive Explosion

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY -  Last week Green Mountain goalkeeper Nate Kishbaugh had a career day against the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team stopping 15 shots in a 2-1 double-overtime loss to the Jays...

Jays Battle Hunter to 0-0 Draw

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - For the third time in five games, the NYU-Poly men's soccer team found itself playing overtime. And for the third time, it didn't lose. But unlike the first two times, this...

Women's Volleyball Goes 1-2 at Roger Williams Tournament

Bristol, RI -  For the second weekend in a row, the NYU-Poly women's volleyball team took to the road for a tournament, this time to the Roger Williams Invitational. The Lady Jays ended the day...

Back on Track

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball hosted the College of Mount Saint Vincent Wednesday night in a Skyline Conference matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Lady Jays had coasted...

Research Leads to New FDNY Firefighting Procedures

As 30 mph winds feeding a fire in a Manhattan high-rise apartment building threatened to create the unpredictable, fast-moving “blowtorch” effect that has killed far too many members of the Fire...

Women's Tennis Drops Opener

Langhorne, PA -  The NYU-Poly women's tennis team kicked off the 2010 season this weekend with a non-conference match against Philadelphia Biblical College. The end result was a tough 8-1...

Escudero Named Skyline Player of the Week in Men's Soccer

Clifton Park, NY - NYU-Poly freshman forward Marcelo Escudero (Maywood, NJ / Bergen Catholic HS) played a key role as the Fighting Blue Jays won their first three games during week one. ...

Another Day, Another OT Win

NEWTON, MA -  With just nine seconds left in double-overtime, it appeared the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team was going to have to settle for an undeserved 1-1 tie. Having outshot Green Mountain 17-3...

Hurtado's OT Goal Propels NYU-Poly to WIn

NEWTON, MA -  Freshmen Adrian Hurtado (Deer Park, NY) was quiet for most of the game, but in the 99th minute of Saturday's opening game in the Lasell Kickoff Classic, he silenced a raucous home...

Women's Volleyball Drops a Pair at NYU Tourney

New York, NY -  It was a rematch of last year's first-round of the NCAA Tournament in Women's Volleyball and unfortunately for NYU-Poly, it was the same outcome. A well balanced attack by NYU...

Women's Volleyball Opens With Win

King's Point, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against the Merchant Marine Academy Thursday night in both team's season openers. However, it would take...

Jays Drown Dolphins in Season Opener

BROOKLYN, NY -  With temperatures soaring near 100 degrees in Wednesday's season opener for the NYU-Poly men's soccer team, the Jays kept their cool after a lethargic first half, and cruised to...

Dr. Montclare’s Proposal to Teach Girls Chemistry with iPads Up for Pepsi Refresh Grant

Thanks to NYU-Poly’s Dr. Jin Kim Montclare, the Urban Assembly Institute, and the Pepsi Refresh Project, the chance to inspire minority, female students to love chemistry and encourage them to...

NYU-Poly Welcomes New Students

On Monday the Polytechnic Institute of NYU community, including President Jerry M. Hultin, Provost Dianne Rekow, faculty, staff, and special guest Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, welcomed...

Men's Soccer Set for Opener against CSI

BROOKLYN, NY -  After completing the program's most successful season in school history in 2009 (10-10-1), the NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team is primed to improve on last year's mark.  The...

Womens Volleyball: Unanimous Favorite

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Coming off the school's first-ever Skyline Conference Championship, Polytechnic Institute of NYU has been selected as the unanimous preseason favorite in the Skyline Conference...

Men's Soccer picked 5th in Skyline Preseason Poll

CLIFTON PARK, NY - The NYU-Poly Men's Soccer team was picked to finish 5th in the Skyline Conference men's soccer coaches' preseason poll released Monday. The Fighting Blue Jays are coming off their...

Reaching For Mars: Engineering Design Course Inspires Area High School Students

Eight weeks ago Jack Yang of Ramapo, New Jersey, wanted to be a lawyer. Now the high school senior plans to be a mechanical engineer. Another senior, Kendall Coughlin, also sees herself pursuing a...

Research Professor Zavada Appointed NSF Program Director

Polytechnic Institute of NYU research professor Dr. John Zavada is helping to ensure that the dollars the National Science Foundation (NSF) allocates to optoelectronics research go to the most...

President Hultin: Higher Ed Essential for New York’s Future as Global Leader in Innovation

Polytechnic Institute of NYU President Jerry M. Hultin thinks that institutions of higher education like NYU-Poly that turn their research into new products and services are essential to New York...

Chronicle of Higher Education Features NYU-Poly’s and NYU’s Efforts to Encourage Startups

Today’s Chronicle of Higher Education takes readers inside NYU-Poly where faculty members are turning their research into companies and demonstrating the institute’s i-squared-e (...

NYU-Poly Faculty Startup Companies Showcase State’s Technology Sector

Three companies founded by NYU-Poly faculty members represented New York’s powerful technology sector in Washington DC last week at U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s annual High-Tech Showcase...

Associate Professor Ghandehari’s GreenLight Innovations to Help Rebuild Haiti

Six months after an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale devastated Haiti, only 28,000 of the 1.5 million Haitians displaced by the catastrophe had found new homes. Associate Professor...

NY’s Most-promising Cyber Defenders Get Expert Training

New York’s brightest cyber defenders honed their already razor-sharp security skills last week at New York State Cyber Camp held on Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s downtown Brooklyn campus. The five-...

NYU-Poly Jumps to 5th Place in Salary Potential; Engineering Still Top-earning Major

When Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corp., decided to study engineering at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, then Polytechnic Institute of New York, it was in part because engineers made more...

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns (’80 ME): Poly Changed My Life

NYU-Poly alum Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corp., describes how Polytechnic "changed my life" (4:15) at New York University's pre-commencement dinner on May 11, 2010. The following day, Ms...

Postdoctoral Researcher Elevated to Highest IEEE Member Grade

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Postdoctoral Research Scientist Yatao Liu of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has achieved Senior Member status of the IEEE. Only 8 percent of IEEE’s...

Associate Professor Erkip Named Finalist in New York Academy of Sciences’ Blavatnik Awards

The New York Academy of Sciences has named Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Elza Erkip, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering who has made substantial contributions in the area...

Astronaut Teaches High School Students To Fail in Order To Create

This week 50 promising high school students from around the region will learn the joys of engineering, NASA-style. For seven weeks they’ll troop to NYU-Poly to study an engineering dilemma NASA...

Pop-Up Media Garage Asks ‘How Soon is Now’

A computer program that allows humans to intermingle electronic sound and image with emotion. Music created from a Twitter feed spilling from speakers. Alternate landscapes of the world’s largest...

Growing a Borderless, Incubator-filled NY Economy

“We empower faculty and students — in our incubators, our classrooms, and our laboratories — to start companies that create jobs and stimulate economic growth,” Polytechnic Institute of NYU President...

Summer of Research: Undergrads Begin Annual Program

Polytechnic Institute of NYU kicked off its 4th Annual Undergraduate Summer Research Program on Monday. This year, 44 bright student researchers were selected among 100 applicants from NYU-Poly and...

Mayor Announces NYU-Poly and Columbia to Lead City-sponsored NYC Media Lab

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that New York University (with Polytechnic Institute of NYU as the lead) and Columbia University will direct NYC Media Lab, the nation’s first government-...

An Urban-focused Executive Education in Clean Technology

Projects emerging from Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s first CleantechExecs cohort could help New York City strengthen its green economy and lighten its impact on the environment. In May, 25...

Torres Hired To Lead Baseball Program

Brookyln, NY -  Athletic Director Maureen Braziel announced Monday that John Torres will be the new head coach of the NYU-Poly baseball team.  Torres brings a wealth of collegiate...

Defeat Pushes PolySolar Forward, Not Backward

PolySolar made it as far as the final round of the NYU Stern School of Business 6th Annual Social Venture Competition, part of the school’s 11th Annual Business Plan Competition — which offers $175,...

Dr. Lien Chan Delivers Lectures on "China-Taiwan Cross Strait Relations”; Visits with NYU and NYU-Poly

Dr. Lien Chan, former vice president of Republic of China in Taiwan and honorary chairman of the Kuomintang Party (KMT) spoke on "Cross-Strait Relations" at the Council on Foreign Relations' Winston...

Summit Draws World’s Broadband Economy Thought Leaders; Names Suwon, Korea Intelligent Community of the Year

Experts in using information and communication technology to build prosperous, sustainable communities met May 19 - 21 at the Building the Broadband Economy Summit organized by the Intelligent...

Rising NYU-Poly Cricket Star Plays on U.S. Team

Many students plan to vacation overseas this summer. Senior Adrian Gordon is no exception: this week he boards a plane bound for Bermuda. The trip will be for business, not pleasure, though the two...

Professor Nadan Speaks on Innovation in Pubic Sector Panel

Joseph Nadan, NYU-Poly professor of management technology and business innovation, was part of a panel discussion on innovation in the public sector, at the Twenty-First Century CIO Academy seminar...

155th Commencement Held at Historic Radio City Music Hall

Yesterday the class of 2010 closed the first decade of the 21st century and entered the world as graduates of Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Friends, classmates, and family members...

Stockinger Selected To Regional All-Tournament Team

Ithaca, NY -  Freshmen catcher Natalia Stockinger was named to the All-Tournament Team at this past weekend's NCAA Division III Regional Softball Tournament. She becomes the first Fighting Blue...

Cortland Ends Memorable Run For Softball

ITHACA, N.Y. - The top-seeded Cortland Red Dragons (40-7) defeated the sixth-seeded NYU-Poly Fighting Blue Jays (32-11) 7-3 in Saturday's elimination game of the NCAA Division III Softball Regional...

Softball Wins Its First-Ever NCAA Playoff Game

Ithaca, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team added another page to the history books Friday afternoon, as the Lady Jays won the program's and school's first-ever NCAA postseason playoff contest. NYU...

Lebanon Valley Edges NYU-Poly 1-0

ITHACA, N.Y. -- The third-seeded Lebanon Valley Flying Dutchmen (32-11) beat the sixth-seeded NYU-Poly Fighting Blue Jays (31-11) 1-0 in the third game of the NCAA Division III Softball Regional...

Softball Regional Games To Be Broadcast

Ithaca, NY -  All games will be broadcast on Ithaca's campus radio stations during the upcoming NCAA Division 3 Softball Regionals held on the campus of Ithaca College. NYU-Poly's first game...

Graduate Student Receives Reynolds Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship

Evangelos Limpantoudis is making news at NYU-Poly four months before he even sets foot in a classroom. Evangelos, who will begin the master’s in construction management program this fall, has...

Softball Heading to Ithaca for NCAA Regionals

Indianapolis, IN - The NYU-Poly softball team will be heading to the Ithaca Region for it's first-ever NCAA Softball Championship appearance. The Lady Jays will face the Dutchmen of Lebanon Valley...

President Hultin Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Jerry M. Hultin, President of Polytechnic Institute of New York University, was among the American leaders honored Saturday with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of...

Can We Fight Corporate Crime? Forbes’ Neil Weinberg Thinks So

The possible misdeeds of Goldman Sachs, one of the biggest investment firms in America, and the proven misdeeds of other financial institutions (think Madoff, Enron, WorldCom) provide the larger...

Shing-Tung Yau, Eminent Mathematician, Gives Lecture

After a week of unseasonably chilly weather, last Friday afternoon was warm and sunny, with the weekend expected to bring more of the same. It was hard to guess how many would be drawn indoors for a...

Baseball's Ruiz Picked as 2nd-Team All-Conference

Clifton Park, NY -  The Skyline Conference released its All-Conference teams for baseball Monday and senior utility player Carlos Ruiz (Meriden, CT) was the lone Jay selected. The shortstop/...

Krasny Repeats as Men's Tennis Player of the Year

Clifton, Park, NY -  Sophomore Yan Krasny (Far Rockaway, NY) was named the Skyline Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Year for the second straight year. He was a unanimous selction this year...

Honors Flying in For NYU-Poly Softball

Clifton Park, NY -  Skyline Conference Commissioner Tracy King announced today that the NYU-Poly softball team received 8 out of 12 First-Team All-Conference spots and one Second-Team All-...

Women's Softball Wins First-Ever Skyline Crown; NCAA Bid

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a game that will surely be remembered as one of the most thrilling matchups in the NYU-Poly softball program's history. Fortunately, for the Lady Jays it had a sweet...

St. Joseph's Edges NYU-Poly in Skyline Championships

West Islip, NY -  St. Joseph's men's tennis team was able to rebound from a slow start to win the Skyline Conference Men's Tennis Championships Saturday over NYU-Poly by a 5-3 mark. The Golden...

Fitzgibbons Grand Slam Sends NYU-Poly to Finals

Brooklyn, NY -  Trailing 4-2 in the home half of the 6th inning, NYU-Poly's softball had it's back to the wall. But that all changed with one swing of the bat as freshmen Corinne Fitzgibbons (...

Softball Game To Be Webcasted Live Saturday

Brooklyn, NY -  Saturday's Skyline Conference softball playoff game featuring NYU-Poly (#1 seed) and Farmingdale (#2 seed) will be broadcast live on the BlueJaysLive link.  The feed will go...

Tennis Heads to Finals; Softball to Semi-Finals

Yesterday was a great day for NYU-Poly athletics. The Lady Jays softball team won its 19th game in a row (6-3 over Old Westbury), sending the team to a semi-final match up on Saturday against the...

On To the Semi's - Softball Beats Old Westbury 6-3

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team has been waiting for this moment since their mid-season split with Farmingdale College. Thanks to a 6-3 win over Old Westbury in Thursday afternoon's...

Sweet Revenge - Men's Tennis Heads to the Finals

Farmingdale, NY -  Just a few short weeks ago, Farmingdale defeated NYU-Poly in men's tennis by a 5-4 margin. The deciding match was at 2nd singles then, as the Jays were without freshmen Julian...

Petri Honored as 2010 Outstanding Male Athlete

Brooklyn, NY -  Seniors Ryan Graybill (Missouri City, TX) and Robert Petri (St. Louis, MO) came to Polytechnic four years ago, Graybill for softball and Petri for Men's Volleyball. Four years...

Graybill Named 2010 Outstanding Female Athlete

Brooklyn, NY -  Seniors Ryan Graybill (Missouri City, TX) and Robert Petri (St. Louis, MO) came to Polytechnic four years ago, Graybill for softball and Petri for Men's Volleyball. Four years...

NYU-Poly Inducts Three Into Hall of Fame

Brooklyn, NY -  Three new members of the NYU-Poly Athletics Hall of Fame were honored at the 2010 Athletic Awards Banquet Wednesday night. On a night when NYU-Poly recognized it's current...

Project 2010 Revealed: Plans for the First i²e Campus Transformation Project Debut

The NYU-Poly community previewed plans for Project 2010, the first reconstruction effort of i2e Campus Transformation, at a town hall meeting yesterday. Award-winning Grimshaw Architects presented...

Regular Season Champions!

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's softball team defeated Mount Saint Mary College Wednesday afternoon and in the process clinched the regular season Skyline Conference Championship. The Lady...

Men's Tennis Advances to Semi-Finals

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team made short order of visiting Bard College in the Skyline Quarterfinals Tuesday night at the USTA Tennis Center. The Jays out-manuevered the Raptors...

At Green Expo Middle-School Students Learn ‘Engineering is in Everything’

“Helping the Earth,” quipped one young girl. Behind her a classmate waved a hand to respond, while another vied to be called on next. NYU-Poly undergraduate students at the front of the classroom had...

NYU-Poly Athletic Awards Banquet Approaches

Brooklyn, NY -  NYU-Poly Athletic Director Maureen Braziel and staff will pay tribute to the nearly 150 athletes who competed for the Fighting Blue Jays during the 2009-10 season this Wednesday...

Fitzgibbons Named Player of the Week in Softball

Clifton Park, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU freshman, first baseman Corinne Fitzgibbons (Brooklyn, NY) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 19-25, She...

Queens of the Diamond

Brooklyn, NY -  It was certainly sweet... as the NYU-Poly softball team won it's 16th straight contest Friday as the Lady Jays easily took two from Mount Saint Vincent in a Skyline Conference...

Privateers Sink Men's Baseball

Throgs Neck, NY -  The NYU-Poly baseball team concluded it's season Saturday as the Jays dropped a Skyline Conference double-header to Maritime College. NYU-Poly lost game one 13-7 before...

Jays Roll Into Playoffs on a Winning Streak

Staten Island, NY - The NYU-Poly men's tennis team has won four straight to improve to 8-6 overall and 5-2 in the Skyline Conference. With Sunday's win over Mount Saint Mary, the Jays wrapped up the...

Blue Jay Bats Bruise Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team continued its winning ways Thursday afternoon, as not even the rain and occassional lightning could stop the thunder in the Lady Jays bats. NYU-Poly...

Buzzard Named Pitcher of the Week

Clifton Park, NY - Polytechnic Institute of NYU senior pitcher Laura Buzzard (Warrington, PA) tossed a no-hitter in the first game to lead the Fighting Blue Jays to a Skyline sweep of Purchase....

Baseball Falls to Mount Saint Vincent

Purchase, NY -   The NYU-Poly baseball team fell to 3-16 on the season as it dropped a pair of contests to the College of Mount Saint Vincent on Sunday. The Jays fell in game one by a 21-5...

Tennis Climbs Back to .500 Mark

Troy, NY -  The NYU-Poly Men's Tennis team imrpoved to 6-6 on the season after back-to-back weekend wins over Sage College and Lehman College. The Jays defeated Sage in a Skyline Conference...

NYU-Poly Pitchers Puzzle Purchase

Purchase, NY -  Senior Laura Buzzard (Warrington, PA) tossed a no-hitter and freshmen Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) hurled a one-hitter as the NYU-Poly softball team cruised to a Skylije...

PIAA Announces Launch of Alumni Visa Rewards Program

There’s a new, convenient and rewarding way for people who support the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association to help fund the association's work.  And it fits in a wallet. The...

Chief of Naval Operations Takes Singular Tour of NYU-Poly Campus

On the warm, spring afternoon of April 8, NYU-Poly welcomed Admiral Gary Roughead, the chief of naval operations and the highest-ranking officer in the Navy. It was the only visit he would pay to any...

Farmingdale Edges NYU-Poly Men's Tennis

Flushing, NY - The NYU-Poly men's tennis team faced off against Farmingdale State College Thursday night in a significant Skyline Conference battle on the courts. In the end, Farmingdale barely...

City College Defeats Jays

Brooklyn, NY -  After a  promising 3-3 start to the season, the NYU-Poly baseball team lost it's 11th straight Thursday, as the Jays fell to City College of New York 10-3 at Keyspan Park....

Ten in a Row

Brooklyn, NY -  After starting the season 10-8, the NYU-Poly softball team has rattled off 10 straight wins. Wins nine and ten came at the mercy of Steven's Institute of Technology in a non-...

Sunday Named Skyline Player of the Week

Clifton Park, NY - Polytechnic Institute of NYU sophomore second baseman Katie Jo Sunday batted .450 with three doubles, a triple, a home run, nine runs batted in and nine runs scored in a 6-0 week...

Judo Places Two at Liberty Bell Classic

Philadelphia, PA -  Two members of NYU-Poly's Men's Judo team placed at this past weekend's Libert Bell Judo Classic. Rhan Dillard took 1st place at 154 pounds, while Anthony Mock garnered...

Softball Goes 4-0 Over the Weekend

Bellport, NY-  A combination of strong pitching and lively bats is a great recipe for success. The NYU-Poly softball team was cooking up wins over the weekend with that recipe, as they down Sage...

Tennis Falls to USMMA, Beats Bard

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team picked up another Skyline Conference win on Saturday, this time at the mercy of Bard College. The Jays were almost perfect, winning 8-1...

Merilli 'Perfect' in Win Over Lehman

Bronx, NY -   Fifteen Lehman batters faced NYU-Poly freshmen pitcher Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) on Thursday. Not a single one of them reached first base, as the Lady Blue Jay hurler...

Cyber Camp, Treasure Hunt: Lighthearted Names for Serious-Minded Search

While others plan their vacation at the beach this summer, New York State’s cyber sleuths are competing for the honor of spending a week in July at summer camp on NYU-Poly’s Brooklyn campus. It’s...

St Joseph's Smacks NYU-Poly

Flushing, NY -  Going into Wednesday night's Skyline Conference match with St. Joseph's, NYU-Poly's men's tennis squad knew its would have to play it's best match of the season to defeat the...

Assistant Professor Maymin Presents at TEDxNSIT

Phil Maymin, Polytechnic Institute of NYU assistant professor of finance and risk engineering presented “The Nature of Genius, Trading, and Hindsight” via webcast at TEDxNSIT, a TEDx conference held...

Professor Taleb to Debate Social Sciences' 'Hardest Problems'

Nassim N. Taleb, Polytechnic Institute of NYU distinguished professor of risk engineering, will join a multidisciplinary panel of experts on Saturday, April 10 at Harvard University to debate and...

Busy Weekend for Jays Sports Teams

Brooklyn, NY -  There's a full slate of games this weekend for the NYU-Poly athletic department, as baseball, softball, men's tennis, and men's soccer all take to the fields and courts for...

NYU-Poly Lands Two on Skyline Men's Volleyball 1st Team

Clifton Park, NY -  Senior outside hitter and setter Rob Petri (St. Louis, MO) and senior libero Tom Poppenberg (Springville, NY) were selected as First Team All-Conference players by the...

Fighting E-Crime: A Discussion With Cyber-Security Expert Robert Giesler

Last fall the FBI arrested a 100-person global criminal ring for phishing, a cyber crime that lures online users into sharing their private data, and in February CNN aired a dramatic broadcast on...

Senior Design Students Compete on Land and in Air

Concept Zero, a team of mechanical engineering seniors from Polytechnic Institute of NYU, had a sleepless Saturday night in Houston following their debut at Shell Eco-marathon March 27.  The...

Three Fighting Blue Jays Honored by Skyline Conference

Clifton Park, NY -  The Skyline Conference weekly report was filled with Fighting Blue Jays as freshmen Miranda Merilli was tabbed Pitcher of the Week for softball, while NYU-Poly swept the men'...

Scholar-Athletes Share Secrets to Success

According to the athletics department, NYU-Poly undergraduate student-athletes posted two-tenths higher average GPAs last fall than their non-athlete peers. While not a startling difference, it does...

Men's Tennis Slams Baruch

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team is off to its best start in years, as they downed Baruch College on Saturday by a match score of 6-3. The win improves the Jays to 3-1 overall for...

Softball Splits With Farmingdale, Dominates Old Westbury

Long Island, NY -  Talk about a big weekend for Skyline Conference softball. The NYU-Poly softball team battled pre-season favorite Farmingdale on Saturday, then headed back to Long Island...

NYU-Poly Researchers Showcase 'Collaborative Opportunities in Science and Engineering' at NYU Langone Medical Center

Several Polytechnic Institute of NYU researchers presented their work and explored the potential for relationships between engineering sciences and biological sciences at a research showcase on...

Short-Handed Lady Jays Take Two from Philly Bible

Langhorne, PA -  The NYU-Poly softball team climbed above the .500 mark for the first time this season as they defeated Philadelphia Bible College (3-5 overall) in a non-conference twin...

NYU-Poly Men's Tennis Upsets Purchase

Purchase, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team remained perfect in Skyline Conference play as they edged Purchase College 5-4 Wednesday afternoon. The Jays are now 2-0 in the Skyline as they...

Devito Pitches NYU-Poly to Win Over Blue Knights

Newburgh, NY -  After Saturday's double-header against Skyline perennial power Farmingdale, in which the Jays lost 19-3 and 28-6 to the 2009 College World Series finalists, NYU-Poly got back...

Lady Jays Split with Baruch, Sweep York

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's softball team split its home opener with Baruch College on Saturday, winning the first game 4-3, while losing the second game 8-7.  On Sunday, the Lady...

Men's Tennis Edges Yeshiva 5-4

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team avenged a 2009 loss to Yeshiva University by picking up a 5-4 victory Thursday night in the 2010 matchup held at the United States Tennis...

Area Visionaries Gather for 4th Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank

Polytechnic Institute of NYU hosted its 4th Annual Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank, an annual gathering of downtown Brooklyn and New York City visionaries, on the morning of Friday, March...

Anatra Picks Up Two Wins as Baseball Sweeps Yeshiva

Bronx, NY - The NYU-Poly baseball team kicked off its season against Skyline Conference opponent Yeshiva University. Last season, the two teams split the season contests. But this year the Jays...

Softball Goes 1-2 on Final Day of Florida Trip

Fort Myers, FL -  The NYU-Poly softball team finished its trip to Florida with an overall 4-6 record after going 1-2 on Tuesday.  The Lady Jays won their third straight in the morning...

Joyojeet Pal’s 'Computers and Geeks as Cinematic Icons' Receives Best Paper Award

Joyojeet Pal, a visiting professor in the Department of Technology Management, received the Best Paper Award at the 2010 iConference in February. His award-winning paper, “Of Mouse and Men: Computers...

Softball Earns Pair of Wins in Florida

Fort Myers, FL -  After a slow start at the Gene Cusic Softball Classic in Fort Myers, Florida, the NYU-Poly softball team is reving on all cylinders now. Today, the Lady Jays defeated Lasell...

Softball Team Kicks Off Season in Florida

Fort Myers, FL -  The NYU-Poly women's softball team kicked off its 2010 season Saturday in the Gene Cusic Softball Classic. The Lady Jays are off to a 1-4 start, as they will play five more...

Record Numbers Attend Spring Career Fair

On March 3 almost 1,000 Polytechnic Institute of NYU students abandoned their usual garb of jeans and t-shirts for more formal button-down oxfords, dark suits, and heels or shiny wingtips. It was the...

Wickets and Runs: NYU-Poly Cricket Club Heads to Championship

Instead of sand in their shoes, 12 Polytechnic Institute of NYU students hope to return from spring break with grass stains on their batting pads and batting gloves. The students are members of NYU-...

Petri Named Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

Clifton Park, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU senior captain Rob Petri (St. Louis, MO) has been named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for Men's Volleyball (March 1-7). Petri...

Number 4 Leads Jays to Win Over Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY -  After trouncing non-conference neighbor St. Joseph's College of Brooklyn Monday night, the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team faced off against Yeshiva University in a must-win game...

Dreaming Big: Smartphone App Class Leads to Real-World Results

Careful not to name specific applications, senior Ariel Chait says, “There are a lot of apps that just kind of do cool things. They don’t increase productivity. They don’t add enjoyment to peoples’...

Men's Volleyball Picks Up Much Needed Wins

Brooklyn, NY -  After a pair of much needed wins, the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team has improved to 4-12 on the season, doubling last year's win total with still a handful of games remaining....

Chancellor Chang Helps National Cheng Kung University Explore 'Autonomous Governance,' a Q&A

Dubbed the “Taiwan Miracle,” Taiwan’s economic climb in the postwar years placed the nation among the most successful in Asia. Now it’s focusing its attention on academic excellence by exploring...

Chile Earthquake: A Message From NYU-Poly President Jerry M. Hultin

To the NYU-Poly Community: As the world watches Chile confront Saturday’s massive earthquake and resulting tsunami, it’s hard to comprehend that another natural disaster has taken...

Skyline Honors Leitheuser and Pickell

Clifton Park, NY -  After completing the best season in school history, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team was recognized by the Skyline Conference as two players were named to the 2nd Team...

Mount Saint Vincent Defeats NYU-Poly in Skyline Quarterfinals

Riverdale, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team was in uncharted waters Tuesday night as they took on Mount Saint Vincent in the Skyline Conference Quarterfinals. And, based on the first...

Playoff Preview: Pickell Honored as Skyline Player of the Week

Brooklyn, NY - Sophomore forward Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ / Howell HS) has been named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for Women's Basketball. She averaged 25.0 points, 15.0 rebounds,...

NYU-Poly Hosts Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM) Conference

Polytechnic Institute of NYU hosted the ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM, pronounced “wisdom”) February 3 – 6. The conference drew more than 200 participants from...

Women's Basketball Qualifies for First-Ever Skyline Playoffs

Brooklyn, NY -  Sometimes the cards just fall in your favor. For the NYU-Poly women's basketball team, that was exactly what happened this weekend, as the team has qualified for its first-ever...

d.school Environment Collaborative Co-Directors Give Inaugural Transformative Speakers lecture

Stanford University’s d.school received an incredible gift three years ago (a gorgeous, completely renovated 14,000-square-foot building) with a serious string attached (owing to a law to curb rapid...

Perched for Playoffs; Lady Jays Defeat Old Westbury

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is one win away from its first-ever Skyline Conference post-season playoff appearance. But, unfortunately for the Lady Jays they have no...

Men's Volleyball Wins Second Straight

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team has done something they haven't been able to do in two years: win back-to-back matches. Thanks to a weekend victory over Skyline Conference for...

Management Professor Receives Women of Innovation Honor

Teresa Piliouras, Polytechnic Institute of NYU adjunct professor of management information systems, was honored as a finalist in the Connecticut Technology Council’s sixth annual Women of Innovation...

Rams Ruin Lady Jays Upset Bid

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team built up a 20-point lead on undefeated Farmingdale in Tuesday night's Skyline Conference showdown. Unfortunately, for the Lady Jays the Rams...

Sustainable Growth: Professor Gross's SyntheZyme Gets Boost from NSF Grant

SyntheZyme, a sustainable chemical company at the leading edge of bioplastic monomer development and biosurfactants — the technology that makes things like biobased biodegradable plastics and safe...

NYU-Poly Places 23 on Skyline Scholar-Athlete List

Clifton Park, NY - The Skyline Conference has announced its 2009 fall sport Scholar-Athlete List (3.30 semester GPA or higher).  All totaled, the Skyline Conference had a total of 353 scholar-...

Fouls Costly; Men's Basketball Loses 4th Straight

Brooklyn, NY -  A pair of old-fashioned, three point plays by Bard College's Forrest Alvarez in the final two minutes gave the Raptors a thrilling 80-72 win over NYU-Poly Sunday afternoon in a...

Bard No Problem for Soaring Lady Jays

Brooklyn, NY - After going through a mid-season, four game slump, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team has rebounded back into Skylin Conference contention as the Lady Jays downed Bard Colleg 60-38...

Professor Liu Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Yong Liu, Polytechnic Institute of NYU assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for...

Three Lady Jays Hit Double Figures as NYU-Poly Routs Yeshiva

New York, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team was led by the trio of senior Consuelo Aranda (Calexico, Mexico) and sophomores Kristin Leitheuser (Millbrook, NY) and Margaux Pickell (...

Turnovers Ruin Comeback; Men's Hoops Falls to Maritime

Brooklyn, NY -  Down by 10 points and under 10 minutes to go, it appeared the NYU-Poly men's basketball team couldn't quite match the shooting of Maritime College. But a sudden offensive surge...

Streak Snapped; Women's Basketball Beats City Tech 53-47

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak Monday night as they defeated MetroTech rival City Tech, 53-47. The Lady Jays overcame a 25-23 halftime...

Go 'Bots! NYU-Poly Mentors Cheer on FIRST LEGO League Competitors

For Carlo Yuvienco, a PhD candidate in NYU-Poly’s Biomedical Engineering program, January 9 was a preview of parenthood. “I feel like one of those parents outside a high school waiting...

BlackRock's Chief Risk Officer: 'The Market May Not Learn'

Dr. Bennett W. Golub, vice-chairman and co-founder of BlackRock, a three trillion dollar asset management firm, shared hard-earned wisdom and general principles drawn from his role as the chief risk...

Second Half Slump; Lady Jays Lose Third Straight

Brooklyn, NY -  It was a game the NYU-Poly women's basketball needed to win. The Lady Jays came into Wednesday night's Skyline Conference tilt with Saint Joseph's College (LI) reeling from...

Down to the Wire; St. Joseph's Defeats NYU-Poly

Patchogue, NY -  Coming off Monday night's upset win over Yeshiva University, the NYU-Poly men's basketball team hoped to ride that wave into Patchogue, as they faced the 3rd place team in the...

Men's Volleyball Falls to Mount Saint Vincent

Brooklyn, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team opened up it's Skyline Conference season with Mount Saint Vincent Tuesday night. The Jays, under first-year head coach Jackie Goldstein,...

Trifecta! Jays Long Range Shooting Defeats Yeshiva

Brooklyn, NY -   Five minutes into Monday night's Skyline Conference game against Yeshiva University, the NYU-Poly men's basketball team found itself in a familiar position.  Down 10-1...

Building for Tomorrow: NYU-Poly Hosts Regional Future City Competition

The theme for this year’s Future City competition — devised months ago — couldn’t be more timely: providing an affordable living space for people who have lost their home due to a disaster or...

NYU-Poly Launches its Inaugural Think Tank

Six fearless Polytechnic Institute of NYU faculty members have accepted a mission set forth by Dianne Rekow, provost, and Charlie Camarda, distinguished engineer in residence: design an intelligent...

Researching Multidisciplinary Research: Q&A With Professor Fayard

Studies show that when researchers from different disciplines get together, innovation follows. But that’s not always the case. Presenting an anthropologist, a computer scientist, and an electrical...

New Decade, New Campus: NYU-Poly Announces the Transformation of its Brooklyn Campus

President Jerry M. Hultin unveiled “i2e Campus Transformation,” Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s plan to redesign areas of its Brooklyn campus, at a Town Hall on January 20. “The goal now is to turn...

Missed Opportunities: Women's Basketball Falls to Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY  -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team squared off against Old Westbury in a classic, midseason battle of two Skyline Conference teams trying to climb out of the middle...

Mattola's 33 Not Enough; NYU-Poly Drops Third Straight

Brooklyn, NY - NYU-Poly junior forward Anthony Mattola couldn't miss. Unfortunately, the rest of the NYU-Poly men's basketball team couldn't make their shots as the Jays squandered a 33-33 half time...

Haiti Earthquake: A Message From NYU-Poly President Jerry M. Hultin

To the NYU-Poly Community: I'm sure you have been as shaken as I have been by the images and reports coming out of Haiti since Tuesday's earthquake struck the island and the people who call...

Men's Basketball Picks Up First Skyline Win Over Sage

Brooklyn, NY - The NYU-Poly men's basketball team held off a second half rally by Sage College to pick up a much-needed  Skyline Conference victory Tuesday night in the Jacobs...

Leitheuser and Pickell Lead NYU-Poly to Win Over Sage

Brooklyn, NY -  NYU-Poly hosted The Sage College women's basketball team in a pivotal Skyline Conference game on Tuesday night in the Jacobs Gymnasium. With the 67-47 win, NYU-Poly is now...

Back to .500; NYU-Poly Downs City College

Manhattan, N.Y. -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is back at .500 as they picked up a 54-48 non-conference win over City College of New York Monday night. Sophomore Kristin Leitheuser (...

Excerpt From NYU-Poly's Ubell's 'Virtual Teamwork' in EDUCAUSE Quarterly

Robert N Ubell, Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Vice President for Enterprise Learning, writes that today’s virtual teams are “uncannily” like the “miniature communit[ies]…embryonic societ[ies]”...

Hear, Hear: Professor Chin-Tuan Tan Receives Grant From the Deafness Research Foundation

If Professor Chin-Tuan Tan had his druthers, hearing impaired listeners could enjoy MP3s and cell phone conversations more easily. Thanks to the Deafness Research Foundation (DRF), he very well might...

Men's Basketball Edged by Mount Saint Vincent

Riverdale, N.Y. – The NYU-Poly  Men’s Basketball team dropped a hard fought 64-60 Skyline Conference game to the College of Mounr Saint Vincent Saturday afternoon at the Sharp Center....

Women's Basketball Nets Big Win Over Bard

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - Freshmen Shelby Bruns (Elko, NV) put in a game-high 15 points and six assists to lead the NYU-Poly women's basketball team to a much needed Skyline Conference win over...

New CleantechExecs Program Featured on Scientific American.com

Polytechnic Institute of NYU's new 10-session boot camp to help create green-technology business leaders was featured yesterday on Scientific American.com. "As two professors [Mel Horwitch, a...

Late Rally Falls Short for Men's Basketball

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Skyline Conference men's basketball play resumed Tuesday night for both the NYU-Poly and Farmingdale squads and when the final horn sounded, it was the Rams holding on for a...

NYU-Poly Researchers Find Secrets in Smart Polymers

Variety, as the adage goes, is the spice of life. That is certainly the case for scientists working with so-called “smart” polymers. The more ways in which they can make these chain-like...