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Engineers with Heart

William Bennett Kouwenhoven (1906, 1907) and Barouh Berkovits (1956) attended the School of Engineering a half-century apart, but both alumni have gone down in Tandon history for using their...

A Visit from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

It was standing room only at the NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life on February 7, as Chandrika Tandon took the stage to introduce Satya Nadella to an excited audience of students from...

The Pioneering Aquaneers

“Everyone deserves clean water, but often those with the greatest need are the least able to afford it,” explains Joe Habib. An MIT-trained physicist and serial entrepreneur, Habib came...

NYU Tandon Paper on Cyber Risks of 3D Printing is Springer's Most-Read Engineering Research of 2016

The publishing company Springer has more than 245 engineering journals in its portfolio, covering a wide range of fascinating and timely topics, including social robotics, biomedical microdevices,...

Re-envisioning the pill bottle: Tandon Students Tackle the Prescription Opioid Epidemic

The statistics are chilling. According to a recent study by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, some two million Americans have a substance-use disorder involving prescription pain relievers...

Mining Mars: Robotics Design Team builds robot for NASA competition

Since discovering the existence of water on Mars, NASA’s Annual Robotic Mining Competition challenges university teams to envision and build a mining robot to navigate and excavate Mars’...

The Fast and the Frictionless: NYU Team Advances in Hyperloop Competition

The Hyperloop is a ground transportation system conceived by Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. He envisioned a system of low-pressure tubes elevated high above the ground, through...

Carmen Villafane, Advisor to the Tandon Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, is Honored

“As soon as they walk into my office for the first time, they become like my own kids,” Carmen Villafane says of the students who cross her threshold. With that level of heart and...

Off Road and On Track to Win

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) had staid beginnings: in June 1902 Peter Heldt, the editor of a new trade magazine, The Horseless Age, penned a piece that asserted, “Now there is a...

NYU Tandon Researcher Uses Machine Learning to Help Early Detection and Treatment of Lymphedema

Machine learning is driving advances in areas like commerce, gaming, navigation, cybersecurity, and voice recognition. However, Yao Wang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, is using...