News form 2011

Warming Up: NYU-Poly Holds Open House at DUMBO Incubator

Last Thursday night, hopeful occupants of NYU-Poly’s second New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)-supported incubator, located in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO (Down...

Collaborative Effort Nets Award for Best Paper in Multimedia Communications

For the second time in only four years, the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have netted the Best...

Jonathan Viventi recipient of 2012 Taking Flight Award

Jonathan Viventi, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive a 2012 Taking Flight Award, which includes a $100,000 grant, from the Citizens United for Research in...

Patently A Step Ahead: NYU-Poly Alumnae Illustrate the Future of Women in Engineering

"Once you leave school and go out into the workforce, it's not always clear how you'll leverage what you've studied," Ruthie Lyle said after her presentation at last month's...

NYU-Poly Student Wins in Simulink Student Challenge

Last week, MathWorks announced the winners of the 2011 Simulink Student Challenge. Placing third is NYU-Poly graduate student Jared Alan Frank, whose video focused on iDevice Apps that control a...

New, but Familiar: NYU-Poly Professor Developing Bioplastic That Acts Like Regular Plastic

When people complained en masse that new biodegradable Sun Chips bags were too noisy, enough for the snack’s maker, Frito Lay, to scrap the bags altogether last year, it sent a signal: most...

PhD Candidate Jasmin Hume Finalist in Super Connector Search

Vote for Jasmin! “I’ve always wanted to be involved with teaching science and math to kids,” said Jasmin Hume about her motivation for entering Time Warner Cable’s (TWC) Super...

Archivist's Angle: The History of Engineering at NYU

The founders of New York University had envisioned a place where young men could study to become, among other things, “mechanics…architects…or civil engineers.” Specialized...

Go Hack or Go Home: CSAW Winners Choose Victory

See CSAW 2011 competition winners Recalling his own days as a hacker who went by the name "Mudge," Peiter Zatko joked with finalists of the Capture the Flag challenge, which tests the...

Keyboard Activists Called Out At Technology & Society Lecture Series Kickoff

"Get up from your keyboard," urged Ahmed Salah, one of the chief supporters of the overthrow of longtime Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, as he answered a first-year student asking for...

Decoding the Secrets of Stem Cells

When Yangzi (Isabel) Tian talks about stem cell research, her eyes light up and her hands move quickly through the air. Her energy is barely contained as she sits at the edge of her seat, a wide...

Chris Leslie receives the Samuel Eleazer and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize

Chris Leslie, Department of Technology, Culture and Society, was honored with the Samuel Eleazar and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize from the Society for the History of Technology for his essay, "...

NYU and NYU-Poly Propose Center for Urban Science and Progress

Dear NYU-Poly community, As you know from discussions at faculty meetings, management meetings, town halls, etc., NYU-Poly has been integrally involved with NYU in responding to Mayor Bloomberg's...

Welcoming the New Academic Year

The Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s 2011-2012 Academic Year is off to an exciting start – and not just because of the earthquake and hurricane that ushered it in.  President Jerry...

FOCUS: Smart Grid 2011

Kurt Becker, Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives, will moderate a discussion at the German Center for Research and Innovation, highlighting the technology, policy and business...

Secret Sauce Revealed: Latest Version of MAX Unveiled at Expo '74

In commercial industries such as advertising, it's the "secret sauce" feeding the interactive designs of great campaigns. At least that's how Lilli Wessling-Hart, director of...

NYU-Poly Alumni Travel: West Africa and Borneo

Taking a vacation is a surefire way to relax and give your mind a rest, but trips that follow the principles of sustainable tourism give you extra peace of mind knowing that you’re having a...

Finding the Inventor Within

In the third year of his Engineering and Technology Forum, Assistant Industry Professor David Lefer continues to encourage first-year students at NYU-Poly to embrace a culture of invention,...

2011 NYU-Poly Alumni Print Directory

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University is pleased to announce that our Alumni directory project has begun! Over the next couple of months, Publishing Concepts, Inc. (PCI) will be contacting...

NYU-Poly's Mechatronics Lab Featured by ASME

The website of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) is now featuring NYU-Poly Mechatronics Lab's work on iPhone Apps for Robot Control. The organization's main...

A Year of Firsts: New Faces, Initiatives and… Natural Disasters

The opening of the 2011 school year took an ominous tone. With the beginning of Freshman Orientation for the class of 2015 just days away, an earthquake struck the East Coast with tremors reaching...

Cyber Security's Inspired Evolution

Cyber crimes, breakdowns in information security and lapses in privacy don’t happen in a vacuum, so neither should researchers’ efforts to combat these issues.  That is the idea...

Mark Skwarek Featured in Exhibit at the Kasa Gallery

"Not There" is an exhibition of AR artworks from the Manifest.AR Venice Biennial 2011 AR Intervention still viewable at the Venice Biennial. The exhibition is a partnership with the exhibit...

Mark Skwarek at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

Iraqimemorial.org is a participation-based conceptual project launched in 2007 as an internet platform for artists, designers and architects to propose concepts for memorials to the unrecognized...

Jack Toolin's My Space for Your Life Showing at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

Jack Toolin, department of Technology, Culture and Society, has a new exhibit showing called My Space for Your Life, a Facebook memorial page project raising awareness about the Iraqi civilians...

Phoenix Perry Co-Authors New Book

Phoenix Perry, department of Technology, Media and Society, has co-authored a new book, Meet the Kinect: Programming and Scripting Natural User Interfaces, published by Apress. The press release for...

Gains in Reform Discussed at Education Forum

Last Friday, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) hosted the forum “Improving School Outcomes for Black and Latino Males: The Vision,” sponsored by the Black Male Donor...

Zhong-Ping Jiang Receives NSF Research Award

Zhong-Ping Jiang, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, recently received a three-year NSF research award for his proposal entitled "AIS: Entanglement of...

Nanotechnology Conference Comes to NYU-Poly

The objects they devise result from nanotechnology—the branch of science that engineers systems at the molecular scale, but the subjects covered by the attendees of the Nanoelectronic Devices...

NYU-Poly Brings Mechatronics to NASA Event

Members of NYU-Poly’s mechatronics outreach program rubbed shoulders with NASA astronauts from the final Atlantis mission earlier this month at a NASA educational event at New York’s...

Rooming with Irene: President and Mrs. Hultin Move into Othmer Residence Hall with NYU-Poly Students

What happens when university move-in day coincides with hurricane evacuations in New York City? Monopoly, card games, pizza, peanut butter, TV . . . and overnight guests President Jerry Hultin and...

NYU-Poly Receives Award From E-learning Firm Blackboard

Just one year after it was introduced at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, E-Math Forum is already being recognized for its achievements: in July the program became 1 of 6 worldwide to be included in the...

The Future Of Engineering Education: Students From NYU Abu Dhabi Visit NYU-Poly

"The professors are just amazing," says Songyishu Yang, who took part in the 5th annual Undergraduate Summer Research Program at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU this summer.  As...

PolyPods Latest Addition to i²e Campus Transformation

New furniture groupings, nicknamed PolyPods, have been installed throughout NYU-Poly’s campus in an effort to inspire spirited, impromptu collaboration among faculty, students and staff and...

Got Game: Alumnus Adrian Gordon Establishes His Cricket Credentials

Earlier this summer when newly-graduated NYU-Polytechnic alumni were seeking gainful employment in the slowly recovering economy, Adrian Gordon, Biomolecular Science ’11, was doing the same....

Leitheuser Lands Assistant Coach Position at NJCU

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Former NYU-POly, two-time All-Skyline Conference standout Kristin Leitheuser, has been selected as assistant women's basketball coach at New Jersey City University for the 2011-...

Educators Get Energized at Summer Institute

Kurt Becker, the associate provost for research and technology initiatives at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, said people use a lot of words to describe physics, and “fun” isn’t...

From Biographies to Ballots, Jonathan Soffer Tackles American Politics

After Jonathan Soffer’s first book, Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York, was published in the fall of 2010, you’d think the associate professor at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU...

Polytechnic Alumni Elects New Officers and Directors

On Sunday, May 22, 2011 members of the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association (PIAA) gathered for the association's annual meeting in Pfizer Auditorium. The meeting featured a keynote...

Inspired by Teflon, Researchers Create Super Durable Proteins

More than 50 years ago, NYU-Poly alumnus John Gilbert was asked to evaluate a newly- developed material called Teflon. His experiments using the fluorinated polymer as a surface coating for pots and...

“Beyond Awesome”: Michael Knox Receives 2011 Distinguished Teacher Award

If course evaluations were an extreme sport, those written for Michael Knox, an industry associate professor at NYU-Polytechnic’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), would...

Betaville Featured at the Center for Architecture

Betaville will be featured in the exhibition "Mapping the Cityscape" at the Center for Architecture from July 6-30. This exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Manhattan Grid....

Carl Skelton Speaks at New York Hall of Science

Carl Skelton, director of the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center, was invited to present an exhibit on Betaville at the New York Hall of Science. Carl's work will be featured as part of...

Professor Jonathan Soffer Receives Grant from the Gilder Lehrman Foundation

Professor Jonathan Soffer, department of Technology, Culture and Society, is the recipient of a grant from the Gilder Lehrman Foundation to support his research on suffrage. The Gilda Lehrman...

Jack Toolin to Appear at Woodstock Digital Media Festival

Adjunct professor Jack Toolin is conducting a 'performative geography' event as part of the Woodstock Digital Media Festival . The piece is called "Village Idiot." This generative...

Professor Teresa Feroli Publishes Book on Eleanor Davies

Pofessor Teresa Feroli's new book, Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641-1646 (Early Modern Englishwoman: a Facsimile Library of Essential Works), has been published by Ashgate press. This book documents...

Professor Luke Dubois pays tribute to Max Mathews

Professor Luke Dubois's featured editorial in <em>The New York Times</em> online edition pays tribute to Max Mathews, the first computer musician. Max Mathews was an artist and...

Incoming Student and Entrepreneur Awarded Reynolds Fellowship

“I’m still kind of baffled that they chose me,” says Joe O’Connor, a 2011 Reynolds Fellowship recipient. “I was up against many very talented people,” he continues...

Undergraduate Summer Research Program Kicks Off

While some students have hung up their lab coats for the summer, others will just be putting theirs on. Starting June 13, students from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, NYU’s College of Arts...

Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management Enjoys Multiple Awards

Three awards in a single month? Members of the student chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) at NYU-Polytechnic Institute have a lot to celebrate. The chapter is already...

Robert Prieto '77 Honored as Distinguished Alumnus at NYU-Poly's 156th Commencement

On Monday, May 23, 2011, the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association honored Mr. Robert Prieto of the Class of 1977, by presenting him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during NYU-Poly's...

U.S. Secretary of Energy Addresses Graduates at NYU-Poly’s 156th Commencement

Raised the son of a professor of chemical engineering at what was then Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu had an ample store of NYU-Poly memories to draw from as...

Athletics To Launch New Site: gonyupoly.com

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Department of Athletics announced Thursday its new website for intercollegiate athletics - www.gonyupoly.com. The new site will be powered by SideArm Sports and will...

SAAC Partners With Special Olympics

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) welcomed members of the NYC Special Olympics to campus and presented it with a $200.00 donation that SAAC recently raised...

Top Honors: Fitzgibbons Player of the Year in Softball

BROOKLYN, NY -  The Skyline Conference announced Tuesday that NYU-Poly sophomore Corine Fitzgibbons (Brooklyn, NY) has been voted the Player of the Year in women's softball by the...

Krasny Makes First-Team in Men's Tennis

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior Yan Krasny (Far Rockaway) was selected as a member of the Skyline Conference First-Team for Men's Tennis on Tuesday by the coaches. For Krasny, this is the third...

Finch Makes Skyline First-Team in Baseball

BROOKLYN, NY -   NYU-Poly sophomore Anthony Finch (New York, NY) was selected to the First-Team All-Conference by the Skyline baseball coaches on Tuesday. The short stop compiled...

Summer Just Got Hotter: NYU-Poly Students Take Top Prize in Entrepreneurs Challenge

  Adding jobs to the economy will continue America’s recovery from its worst recession in decades, and alumnus Samir Ajmera, ’08, is poised to aid the effort. He intends to hire two...

Softball Falls in Championship to Farmingdale

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Three unearned runs and 10 runners left on base resulted in a 3-2 loss for NYU-Poly in Saturday afternoon's Skyline Conference softball championships....

Baseball Splits With St. Joseph's - Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly baseball team earned a split against St. Joseph's College - Brooklyn in a non-conference double-header Saturday. The Jays walked off with a 4-3 victory in...

Stayin' Alive

FARMINGDALE, NY -  Last year NYU-Poly and Farmingdale battled it out for the Skyline Conference Championship in softball. This year, they'll do it again... but this time Farmingdale has...

Smith and Co. Defeat Old Westbury in Skyline Playoffs

Brooklyn, NY -  Three home runs. Most college softball players would be happy to hit that many in a season. But, in Wednesday night's Skyline Conference semi-final game against Old...

Baseball Falls Short in Comeback Effort

OLD WESTBURY, NY-  The NYU-Poly baseball team concluded its Skyline Conference schedule Tuesday afternoon with a double-header against Mount Saint Mary. The games were played at Old Westbury...

Softball's Pappa Named Skyline Rookie of the Week

BROOKLYN, NY -  Freshmen center-fielder Ryane Pappa (Naperville, IL) has been named the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Week for the week of April 18-24. Pappa had a break out week for the...

Nobel Laureate Economist Myron Scholes Delivers Lynford Lecture

A record turnout of 300 students, faculty, and members of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU community filled Pfizer Auditorium on April 20 to hear Myron Scholes speak as part of the Lynford Lecture...

Lady Jays Storm Back for Sweep of St. Joseph's

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team had a simple equation ahead of them in Thursday's Skyline Conference regular season finale with St. Joseph's. Win two and likely host, in the...

Lady Jays Split With Steven's

WEEHAWKEN, NJ -   The NYU-Poly softball team split a non-conference double-header with Steven's Institute of Technology Wednesday night. The Lady Ducks shuout NYU-Poly in game one 3-0...

Electrical Engineering Senior Jose Reynoso, a “Great Mind in STEM”

Jose Reynoso, a Polytechnic Institute of NYU senior majoring in electrical engineering, is featured this week on Great Minds in STEM as a scholar of the week. Jose is a Dean’s Honor List...

Coach Barrett Honored By Met Writers Association

NEW YORK, NY -  The Metropolitan Basketball Writer's Association released its Division III Women's Basketball All-Star teams and post-season awards on Monday. NYU-Poly head coach...

Pickell Named to All-Met Division III First Team

NEW YORK, NY -  The Metropolitan Basketball Writer's Association released its Division III Women's Basketball All-Star teams on Monday. NYU-Poly junior Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) was...

Men's Tennis Falls at Mount St. Mary; Defeats Lehman

NEWBURGH, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team lost a much-need win against Mount Saint Mary 7-2 Saturday in Skyline Conference play.  The loss eliminates NYU-Poly from the Skyline...

Farmingdale Sweeps Baseball

FARMINGDALE, NY -  The NYU-Poly baseball team dropped a rain-shortanded double-header Saturday afternoon against Farmingdale in Skyline Conference play. In game one, the Jays were shutout 24...

Old Westbury and NYU-Poly Split in Softball

BROOKLYN, NY -   Game one of Saturday's Skyline Conference softball game between NYU-Poly and Old Westbury didn't quite go as planned for the Lady Jays. Old Westbury pounded out...

Bridge To Victory: Students Prepare for Steel Bridge Competition

On Saturday morning, as the community of Polytechnic Institute of NYU leisurely wakes and begins the weekend, students from its chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will be...

Strong Split for Softball

RAMAPO, NJ - The NYU-Poly softball team travelled to Ramapo for a mid-week, non-conference battle against Ramapo College.  At the end of the double-header, each team settled for a win, as the...

Venturing Boldly: NYU-Poly Students Compete in NYU Stern’s Entrepreneurs Challenge

Flush from their first-place victory in the Inno/Vention Competition last week at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, freshmen Kenny Mai and Joe Landolina are set to do it all over again on April 15, when...

Inno/Vention Student Idea Competition: Behind the Scenes

“It’s just been a really good day, but I’m also glad that I can stop staying up all night,” smiled Joe Landolina. The freshman, who is pursuing chemical and biological...

Athletics Department Announces Raffle Winner

BROOKLYN, NY -  The winner of this year's raffle was M. Rodriguez, who had the winning ticket #0785.  The ticket was sold by a member of the Dominican baseball team.

Finch's Walk-Off Double Gives Baseball Win Over Yeshiva

BROOKLYN, NY -  After losing game one by a score of 12-2 against Yeshiva University in Skyline Conference play Sunday, the NYU-Poly baseball team rallied back to win game two, thanks...

Magical Talk: Mark Payne on Transformational Innovation

Failure appears to have a magical hold on the collective conscious today. The International Conference on Electrical Fuses and their Applications holds an annual event on engineering failure analysis...

Baseball Drops a Pair

PURCHASE, NY -  The NYU-Poly baseball team found itself in a must-split scenario on Saturday when it travelled to Purchase College for a Skyline double-header. A split would keep post-season...

Farmingdale Sweeps Jays in Men's Tennis

FARMINGDALE, NY -  The Farmingdale Men's Tennis team handed NYU-Poly another Skyline Conference loss on Saturday by shutting out the Jays 9-0. NYU-Poly falls to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the...

Golf Places 5th at Sage

TROY, NY - The NYU-Poly men's golf team took fifth place out of seven on Saturday at the Sage Invitational. Westfield State University took home top honors, while Purchase College was second....

NYU-Poly and Farmingdale Play Long-Ball in Softball; Split

Brooklyn, NY - One would expect that when the two top squads in the Skyline Conference face off in women's softball, it would be a low--scoring pitcher's dual. But, that was anything but...

Tale of Two Halves

BROOKLYN, NY -   After five innings of play in Thursday's non-conference game, the NYU-Poly baseball team found itself in a tight contest with Philadelphia Bible College, trailing 10-...

Softball Climbs Above .500

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team climbed above the .500 mark Wednesday afternoon, as they swept John Jay College by scores of 12-4 and 11-0 in non-conference action at Floyd Bennet...

Merilli Named Skyline Pitcher of the Week

BROOKLYN, NY -  Sophomore pitcher  Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) has been named the Skyline Conference Pitcher of the Week for Women's Softball, the conference announced on Monday. ...

Krasny: A Trailblazer for NYU-Poly Athletics

BROOKLYN, NY -  Three years ago, junior mens tennis player Yan Krasny (Far Rockaway, NY) found himself doing what many other incoming freshmen at then Polytechnic University were doing:...

Poly Pitching Puzzles Purchase

BROOKLYN, NY - Freshmen Briana Feist (San Diego, CA) tossed a two-hitter, while sophomore Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) threw a three-hitter as the NYU-Poly softball team rolled to a sweep over...

Men's Tennis Wins a Pair

BRONXVILLE, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team was coming off a disappointing week night loss to Skyline Conference rival St. Joseph's (LI). Unfortunately, the Sage Colleges and Sarah Lawrence...

Merilli Tosses Perfect Game

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team won their games in a Skyline Conference matchup against Mount Saint Vincent on Saturday. But, the real story was sophomore pitcher Miranda Merilli (...

Men's Volleyball: Lukban and Poppenberg on 2nd Team

BROOKLYN, NY -  The Skyline Conference announced Wednesday that NYU-Poly seniors James Lukban (Bronx, NY) and Tom Poppenberg (Springvale, NY) were named to the 2nd Team All-Conference team. The...

NYU-Poly and Baruch Split in Softball Action

BROOKLYN, NY -  Despite a strong effort in game two of their double-header with Baruch College, the NYU-Poly softball team fell short of a sweep in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon. After...

NYU-Poly Mentoring Helps Take Brooklyn Robotics Team to World Finals

It was an unlikely robotics victory by any measure: high school students from an inner-city Haitian neighborhood of Brooklyn, most new to the team, trying to drive their robot against competitors who...

Judo Competes at Liberty Bell Tournament

PHILADELPHIA, PA -  NYU-Poly's Judo squad competed this past Saturday in one of the largest and most competitive East Coast Judo Tournaments - the Libery Bell.  One member of the team,...

Adams Named New Head Men's Basketball Coach

BROOKLYN, NY -  Director of Athletics Maureen Braziel has announced that Nolan Adams will be the new head men's basketball coach for the NYU-Poly Fighting Blue Jays. Adams comes to NYU-Poly...

Ramapo Rolls; Beats Men's Tennis 7-2

FLUSHING, NY -  It was a windy and cold day at the US Tennis Center Sunday, as NYU-Poly and Ramapo College battled in a non-conference men's tennis match. And it seemed Ramapo was anything but...

Softball Splits With Mount Saint Mary

NEWBURGH, NY -  The NYU-Poly softball team travelled to Mount Saint Mary Sunday afternoon for its Skyline Conference opener and had to settle for a split with the Lady Knights. NYU-Poly dropped...

Men's Volleyball Bounced From Skyline Semis

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball made its first appearance in the Skyline Conference playoffs since the school joined it in 2008. Unfortunately, for the number four...

Comeback Sparks Sweep For Baseball

BROOKLYN, NY -  Things looked gloomy for the NYU-Poly baseball team in game one of Sunday's Skyline Conference double-header against Maritime College. Down 12-1 in the bottom of the seventh...

Industry Experts Talk Future of Video Games to Mark Opening of CITE’s Game Innovation Lab

Will video games endure or are they just a passing fancy? What role will New York City carve out in the video game industry? A panel of experts explored these and other topics related to the $32...

Valiant Effort Falls Short; Volleyball Falls to Bard

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY - It was a preview of the upcoming Skyline Conference Men's Volleyball playoffs - NYU-Poly taking on Bard College on Sunday at the Raptors home court. And after the first game...

Men's Tennis Opens With Win

FLUSHING, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team opened its 2011 season with a convincing 6-3 win over United States Merchant Marine Academy Sunday in a non-conference contest. Junior Yan Krasny (...

Following NYU-Poly at the American College Cricket Championship

NYU-Poly’s cricket club has won two of three matches at the American College Cricket Championship, which ends on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The team bested Florida Atlantic University and...

Winning Streak - Three in a Row for Men's Volleyball

BROOKLYN, NY -  It seemed like deja vu from Tuesday night's Senior Night win over Yeshiva. The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team was off to another slow start. But, just like Tuesday night, the...

Bats Go Silent; Softball Loses a Pair

SAN MARCOS, CA -  The NYU-Poly softball team finished its spring break trip in California on Thursday. Unfortunately, the last day of competition saw only six hits in the two games and just...

Bruns Grand Slam Sends NYU-Poly to Split With Whittier

WHITTIER, CA -  Another day, another split for the NYU-Poly softball team. But, today's victory came with lots of excitement. After blowing a 7-2 lead, NYU-Poly put up a six spot in the top of...

Softball Splits With Occidental

LOS ANGELES, CA -   The NYU-Poly softball team had to settle for a split with Occidental College on Tuesday, as the team continued its 2011 California tour. The Jays improve to 2-4 on the...

Senior Night Success for Men's Volleyball

BROOKLYN, NY -  It was a successful senior night for the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team as the Jays swooped past Yeshiva University 3-1 in a must-win Skyline Conference tilt. With the win, NYU-...

Support for Japan - A Message from President Hultin

To the NYU‐Poly Community: I'm sure you have been as saddened as I have been by destruction wrought upon Japan in the wake of last week’s unprecedented earthquake, tsunami and related destruction....

Softball is Skyline Pre-season Favorite

BROOKLYN, NY -   In a tight vote, the NYU-Poly softball team was tabbed the pre-season favorite in the 2011 Skyline Conference Coaches Poll. The defending champions (45 pts) edged out...

Jays Cruise Past Puchase in Men's Volleyball

BROOKLYN, NY -   The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team had a slow start Monday night in their Skyline Conference match against Purchase College. But, after that it was all  Jays, as they...

Baseball Drops a Double-header to Averett

DANVILLE, VA -   The NYU-Poly baseball team dropped to 0-5 Monday as they lost a pair of games to host Averett University by scores of 18-0 and 22-10. Averett improves to 11-11 on the...

Host Cougars Shutout Lady Jays 9-0

SAN MARCOS, CA -   In its second game of the day, the NYU-Poly softball team ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the host Cal State University - San Marcos pitcher Brenna Sandberg....

Come-from-behind Win for Softball

SAN MARCOS, CA -  Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning, freshmen Sadie Hoschen (Huntington Beach, CA) picked up her first big hit as a Lady Jay - a game-winning RBI double- that...

New England Sweeps a Pair From Baseball

DANVILLE, VA -  The NYU-Poly baseball team fell to 0-3 on the season with a pair of 5-inning losses to New England College Sunday afternoon on the campus of Averett College in Virginia. The Jays...

Tough Start for Softball

SAN MARCOS, CA -  The NYU-Poly softball team began the 2011 campaign Sunday in San Marcos, California at the Cougar Clash Softball Tournament. The Lady Jays opended against NAIA power University...

Brooklyn Spikes NYU-Poly

BROOKLYN, NY -  The Brooklyn College men's volleyball team hosted NYU-Poly on Saturday in a non-conference match. The Jays entered the game with hopes of starting a winning streak, but ended up...

Men's Volleyball Loses Tight Match to City

MANHATTAN, NY -  Every set in Thursday night's non-conference match between NYU-Poly and City College was very close. But, unfortunately for the Jays not a one of them went in their favor as...

Magazines and Money: How Will Media Make a Go of Tablets?

As more and more people adopt iPads and other tablets and e-readers — Forrester Research estimates that consumers will buy 10 million tablets in 2011 and 82 million in 2015 — magazine...

Over 70 Companies Attending March 9 Career Fair

More than 70 companies will attend Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s spring Career Fair tomorrow. Attendance had dropped to 46 at the height of the economic downturn two years ago. That increased...

Men's Volleyball Splits

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team played a pair of Skyline Conference games on Sunday and ended the day with a 1-1 mark. The Jays lost to host Mount Saint Vincent 3-0, but the...

SeedStart Media 2011 Launches Summer Startup Program for Digital Media Entrepreneurs

Up to 10 digital content, e-commerce, ad infrastructure, and mobile technology startup companies have the chance to participate in the 12-week SeedStart Media 2011 program, which includes $20,000 in...

How to Successfully Navigate a Career Fair

Next Wednesday, March 9, is NYU-Poly’s annual Spring Career Fair. The Dibner Library offers tips in a recent article to help students and alumni prepare. Key takeaways: Do some research! Look at the...

Men's Volleyball Picks Up Skyline Win

MANHATTAN, NY- The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team picked up their first Skyline Conference victory of the season Thursday night as they travelled to and defeated Yeshiva University.  The Jays...

#7 Brooklyn Upends #2 NYU-Poly in ECAC Action

BROOKLYN, NY - A 21-0 Brooklyn College run over a nine minute span in the first half proved to be too much for the NYU-Poly Women's Basketball team to overcome. Despite winning the second half 37-35...

Pickell Named Skyline Women's Basketball Player of the Year

BROOKLYN, NY - Junior forward Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) of NYU-Poly has been named the 2010-11 Skyline Women’s Basketball Player of the Year in voting conducted among the Conference’s ten head...

Beyond Watson: NYU-Poly Researchers Create Smarter Circuits

Watson’s recent supercomputer victory over Jeopardy’s best players has some wondering if computers are getting smarter than, or at least as smart, as humans. Garrett S. Rose, a Polytechnic Institute...

LIVE WEBCAST: NYU-Poly vs. Brooklyn College @ 6:55pm

BROOKLYN, NY- Tonight's ECAC Quarterfinal women's basketball game between #2 NYU-Poly and #7 Brooklyn College will be webcast live starting at 6:55pm eastern on BlueJays Live.  Click the...

Concept to Marketplace: Inno/Vention Competitors Near Submission Deadline

Traveling for the upcoming spring break? Pack as heavy as you like. If Shang Ni, a student in Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s management of technology master’s program, has her way, you won’t have to...

Women's Basketball to Host ECAC Quarterfinals

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team is in uncharted waters - but at least they are friendly. The Lady Jays will host the Quarterfinals of the ECAC Tournament against Brooklyn...

Passing of Dr. Menachem Lewin – A Letter From Provost Rekow

Dear Colleagues, It is with great sadness that I write to share the news that Dr. Menachem Lewin, Research Professor in the Polymer Research Institute and the Department of Chemical and...

Men's Volleyball Goes 1-2 at Bard Tournament

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team ended up in 4th place out of six teams at the Bard Tournament on Saturday. The Jays ended up 1-2, as they fell to Bard 3-0 and Sage...

Big Play Ends NYU-Poly's Postseason Run

BROOKLYN, NY -  Thursday night's Skyline Conference women's basketball semi-final game between NYU-Poly and Farmingdale had everything a playoff game could offer and then some. The two squads...

TONIGHT'S WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SEMI-FINAL TO BE WEBCAST LIVE

BROOKLYN, NY -  Tonight's Skyline Conference Women's Basketball Semi-final featuring NYU-Poly and Farmingdale will be webcast live on BlueJays Live starting at 7:00pm eastern. The feed will...

Table Tennis Team Finishes in Top Five

MANHATTAN, NY -  The NYU-Poly table tennis team competed this past Sunday in the NYC Regional Table Tennis Tournament held at the Fashion Institute of Technology. NYU-Poly finished the day with...

India Honors Alum, Civic Leader, and Entrepreneur Ashook Ramsaran

Ashook Ramsaran would sneak off to school when he was supposed to be working with his older brother in rice fields his father planted. The six-year-old’s family, like so many in the farming village...

Strong Start Not Enough

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team came out strong in the first set of Wednesday night's non-conference match against City College, downing the Beavers 25-22. But, CCNY fired...

Alum William Parrish Receives NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

New York University has honored William Parrish, Jr., a Polytechnic Institute of NYU graduate, with the NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. Mr. Parrish is an adjunct assistant professor of...

Men's Volleyball Beats Brooklyn Collge

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team has now won two out of the last three matches, as they picked up a non-conference win Monday night over Brooklyn College by a 3-1 margin. The...

Third Player of the Week Honor for Pickell

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior forward Margaux Pickell (Howell, NJ) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for Women's Basketball for the week of February 15-21. This marks the third time she...

Jays Fly High on Senior Day

BROOKLYN, NY -  It was Senior Day for the NYU-Poly women's basketball team Saturday when they hosted Purchase College in a Skyline Conference match up. With a win, the Lady Jays would secure a...

Bosi's Last Second Shot Sends NYU-Poly to Victory

BROOKLYN, NY -  Junior Megan Bosi (New Milford, NJ) had a quiet eight points in the first 39 minutes of Friday night's Skyline Conference contest between Farmingdale and NYU-Poly in women's...

Mourning George Bugliarello: Scholar, President Emeritus of Polytechnic Institute of New York University and “Mastermind” of MetroTech Center

George Bugliarello, president emeritus and former chancellor of Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), an acknowledged visionary who brought about significant changes in engineering...

Men's Volleyball Notches First Win

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team recorded win number one on the 2011 season as they defeated St. Joseph's Brooklyn 3-0 in a non-conference match Thursday night in the Jacobs...

Mourning George Bugliarello - A Letter from President Hultin

Dear Faculty, Staff, Students, and Trustees: It is with a heavy heart that I write to share the sad news that, Dr. George Bugliarello, President Emeritus of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and an...

Men's Volleyball Plays Well in Loss to Kean

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's volleyball team jumped out to an 8-5 lead in the first set of Tuesday night's NECVA match with Kean University. But, the Cougars rallied to win the set 25-15...

E-books: The Future of the Library?

Like millions of Kindle and iPad readers, NYU-Poly’s Bern Dibner Library continues to add to its e-book collection. From a recent Library News article: As library space becomes a premium and the...

What’s Next for the i²e Campus Transformation? Updates on In-Progress and Upcoming Initiatives Shared at Town Hall

Just one and one-half years into the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s 10-year i2e Campus Transformation, a Town Hall held on February 8 provided a snapshot of the fast pace and vast...

Women's Hoops Cruise; Men's Hoops Lose

BROOKLYN, NY-   The NYU-Poly basketball teams hosted Bard College Saturday in Skyline Conference action.  In the women's game, the Lady Jays were paced by senior Kristin Leitheuser's (...

Women's Hoops Avenges Early Season Loss to Old Westbury

OLD WESTBURY, NY -  The NYU-Poly women’s basketball team won an important Skyline Conference game over Old Westbury Thursday night by the final score of 58-50. The loss moves Old...

Red Hot Shooting Knights Defeat Men's Hoops

NEWBURGH, NY -  The Mount Saint Mary men's basketball team was in playoff form Thursday night as they shot a staggering 56% from the field, which included 11 three pointers. That was all the...

Jays Can't Climb the Mount

BROOKLYN, NY -  Things looked good early on in the NYU-Poly women's basketball team's efforts to knock off Mount Saint Mary - the undfeated, first-place team in the Skyline Conference...

Judo Has Stellar Weekend at Tech Invitational

North Bergen, NJ -  The NYU-Poly Judo team competed this past weekend at the Tech Invitational in North Bergen, New Jersey. By the end of the day, NYU-Poly had one of it's best performances of...

Yeshiva Overpowers Men's Basketball 77-55

MANHATTAN, NY -  That elusive first win continues to evade the NYU-Poly men's basketball team.  Sunday afternoon the Jays travelled to Skyline Conference opponent Yeshiva University with...

Pickell Drops 41 in Win Over Yeshiva

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly women's basketball team won it's fifth straight contest Saturday night as they cruised to a 80-39 win over Yeshiva University. NYU-poly improves to 14-5 overall and 10-3...

Men's Volleyball Drops Close Match

BROOKLYN, NY -   Despite a determined effort to pick up their first win of the season, the NYU-Poly men's volleyball team fell to Skyline Conference for Mount Saint Vincent 3-0 Saturday...

Second Half Falter Leads to Loss for Men's Hoops

BROOKLYN, NY-  The NYU-Poly men's basketball team hosted Sage Colleges for a Skyline Conference on Thursday night. After a tight first half, NYU-Poly succumbed to the Gators second half offense...

Pappa's Free Throws Propel NYU-Poly to Record Win

BROOKLYN, NY- With just under 2:00 to play in Thursday night's Skyline Conference matchup against Sage Colleges, the NYU-Poly women's basketball team looked like it may have to wait for the elusive...

Streaking Jays Swoop Past City Tech

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly women's basketball team tied the school's all-time season win total of 12 with a convincing 61-31 victory over Jay Street rival City College of Technology Monday...

Making Their Mark

Like most “makers” — a k a hobbyists, tinkerers, hackers (not the cyber sort) — the students featured here are self-made. They build things, teach others how to build things, take things apart, and...

Mount Saint Vincent Rolls Past Men's Basketball

RIVERDALE, NY - Five players scored in double-figures as the College of Mount Saint Vincent Men’s Basketball team snapped a four game losing streak with a convincing 99-52 league win over NYU-POLY on...

Women's Basketball Reaches 11th Win

RIVERDALE, NY -  The first time the NYU-Poly and Mount Saint Vincent women's basketball teams met, the result was a sloppy 66-57 win the Lady Jays. Fast forward to round two, this time on MSV's...

York Edges NYU-Poly in Men's Volleyball

Queens, NY -  The NYU-Poly Men's Volleyball team narrowly missed out on its first win of the season, falling to York College (NY) 3-2 in a non-conference match on Monday. NYU-Poly falls to 0-2...

Men's Basketball Remains Winless

PURCHASE, NY - Four players finished in double-figure scoring for Purchase College as the Panthers notched their second consecutive win Saturday over the NYU-Poly Men's basketball team. The...

Purchase No Match for Red Hot Lady Jays

PURCHASE, NY - The NYU-POLY women's basketball team improved to 10-5 overall and  7-3 in the Skyline as they trounced Purchase College Saturday 80-59. The Panthers fell to 4-10 overall...

NYU-Poly Helps Launch Green-Building Technology Initiative for New York City

New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg launched the NYC Urban Technology Innovation Center (UTIC) January 20, to promote the development and commercialization of green building technologies, in...

Leading Innovation: A Conversation with Innovation Expert Ryan Jacoby

How does innovation happen was the question that kicked off Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Investigatio Scholar-in-Residence series last fall. The question addressed processes — the how of innovation...

Treasure from Trash: Recent Grad Ed Bear Works to Curb E-waste

iPads over laptops; DVDs instead of VCRs; cell phones, not land lines — changes in technology naturally produce new gadgets that replace older versions of themselves. The outdated items, called e-...

Mover and Shaker: PhD Candidate Dustyn Roberts Releases Making Things Move

It’s only her first semester as a PhD candidate in NYU-Poly’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering but already Dustyn Roberts has a book out. Published by McGraw-Hill, Making Things...

Men's Volleyball Drops Opener

Bronx, NY - The Lehman College men's volleyball team defeated NYU-Poly in both teams opening match Tuesday night.  The Lighting swept the match winning all three sets 25-16, 25-22, and 25-18....

St. Joseph's Sweeps Hoops Action Over NYU-Poly

BROOKLYN, NY -  The St. Joseph's College (LI) mens and womens basketball teams squeaked out a pair of victories over NYU-Poly Tuesday night in Skyline Conference action. The Eagles edged the...

Skyline Recognizes Pickell as Player of the Week

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU junior forward Margaux Pickell was selected as the Skyline Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week of January 10-16...

Pickell Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone

16 Point Lead Not Enough as Bard Edges NYU-Poly

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY -  A 16 point lead in the first half was not enough for the NYU-Poly men's basketball team as it took on winless Bard College in a Skyline Conference matchup Thursday...

Women's Basketball Snaps Losing Streak; Beats Bard

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY - The NYU-Poly Women's Basketball team found itself in a must-win situation coming into Thursday night's Skyline Conference matchup with Bard College. The Lady Jays, reeling...

IEEE Honors Three NYU-Poly Professors

IEEE, the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity, has honored three Polytechnic Institute of NYU...

Mount Saint Mary Defeats Jays

BROOKLYN, NY - The NYU-Poly men's basketball team played stride for stride with Mount Saint Mary for the first 15 minutes of Thursday night's Skyline Conference matchup. But a key 8-0 run late in the...

Women's Basketball Remains Unbeaten With Win Over Sage

Albany, NY - The NYU-Poly Lady Jays travelled to Sage Colleges on Tuesday evening to take on the Lady Gators in the first game in nearly a month for both squads. In the end, NYU-Poly rallied for the...