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A Storied Life

When Yoshi Okamoto made the lengthy ocean voyage from Japan to the U.S. in the early 1950s to attend Purdue University, he wanted to be familiar with everything that had been written by Herbert C....

Sound and Vision Meet Art and Science at the Integrated Digital Media Showcase

Giant robots clashed in a city-demolishing battle, a virtual piano teacher tutored amid falling snow, and a sage meditated amid glowing lights at the NYU Tandon student-curated Integrated...

Undergraduate Student Aims to Transform Views of Affordable Housing Neighborhoods

Throughout all five boroughs, more than 7,000 acres of former industrial sites are subject to high levels of contamination, leaving them underdeveloped. Ameliorating these hazardous properties, known...

Leading by Example

On April 27, the windowed hall leading to Pfizer Auditorium looked decidedly glitzier than usual, thanks to a Hollywood-worthy red carpet, balloon arches, and life-size cutouts of popular actors. The...

Budding Researchers Impress at Research Expo's First Undergraduate Capstone Competition

For the first time, NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Research Expo featured a competition open to all undergraduate students participating in senior design or capstone courses. Students had the...

Home-Grown Tech

Popular culture often depicts robots in an exaggerated or romanticized manner — either out to do evil (think The Terminator or Blade Runner) or benevolently helping their human companions (R2-...

Bright Ideas Get Center Stage at InnoVention's Demo Day

Technology that helps coaches and athletes fine-tune performance? An app that can streamline the modular-construction process? A low-cost Internet-enabled diagnostic tool with the potential to...

New Book on Verification of Visualization Techniques

An Introduction to Verification of Visualization Techniques By Claudio T. Silva (along with Tiago Etiene of Modelo Inc. and Robert M. Kirby of the University of Utah) Morgan & Claypool...

5G Wireless Well within Reach

Brooklyn is now widely accepted within the telecommunications industry as a major hub of 5G wireless research, and the credit goes wholly to NYU WIRELESS. The multidisciplinary academic research...

An Out-of-This-World Career

In 1964, after Jay Greene graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from what was then called the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (a school he had chosen for its solid reputation and...