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Welcoming the Class of 2021

On August 28, Tandon welcomed its newest cohort of freshmen – the aspiring engineers, scientists, and technologists who make up the Class of 2021. This year's Convocation ceremony was...

Summer Programs Train Teachers in Engineering and Robotics

“I always want to expose my students to the latest innovations in STEM, and the only way I can keep them abreast of what’s going on is if I know it myself,” Sherrlyne Gilles said....

Students Aim Engineering Skills at Gun Safety

Two student teams from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have been selected as finalists in the $1 million challenge issued by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams to design smart-gun...

Understanding the Immune System on a Nano-scale

Gaining a better understanding of immune cells allows physicians to more effectively diagnose, monitor, and treat a wide range of diseases. Their complexity and sheer number make studying immune...

Tandon Faculty and Researchers Discuss Urban Resiliency with The National Academies

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

Undergraduates Research Alongside Faculty through Summer Program

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

NYU Team Designs New Protein for Regenerative Medicine

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

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

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

NYU Researchers Are Helping Untether VR/AR Gaming

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

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

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