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Experts Explore How People and Machines Connect for Social Good

In mid-June, almost 200 participants from 19 countries convened at NYU Tandon for the Collective Intelligence Conference, an annual interdisciplinary event dedicated to advancing our understanding of...

In Memoriam: Harry C. Wechsler

It is with regret that we share news of the passing on June 29 of Harry C. Wechsler (’48), whose years at our school – then known as the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn – were a...

To Mars and Beyond: NYU Tandon and partners selected as new hub for VR/AR in NYC

Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen may have thought she was just coming to Brooklyn, but her visit to the NYU Tandon School of Engineering took her all the way to Mars and...

Panel Offers Career Advice to Students and Honors Professor’s Advocacy

“Working hard is essential, but it’s very different from marketing and promoting oneself,”  Amy Kopelan emphasized during the 5th Annual Career Development Panel, which...

Canoeing to a Top-10 Finish

After a sweeping victory that saw them take first place in almost every category at the Metropolitan Regional Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) National Concrete Canoe...

A Generous New Fellowship Program Feeds the High-Tech Talent Pipeline from Brooklyn to Farmingdale

“The first time I heard about the School of Engineering, which was known as Poly back then, was from my father, who had earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical...

The City’s Newest Farmers Win an NYU Green Grant

When a team of Tandon students decides to address a problem, chances are good that they’ll come up with an innovative yet practical solution. Consider Jonas Günther, currently earning...

Ursula Burns Earns a Place in the U.S. News & World Report STEM Leadership Hall of Fame

In May 2017 U.S. News & World Report announced this year’s inductees into their STEM Leadership Hall of Fame, comprised of notable figures who have achieved measurable results in the...

Gone Fishing

In 1936, during a break between semesters, Dan Bailey, a young instructor at what was then known as the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, took his new bride on an outdoorsy honeymoon in Montana. They...

The NewCities Foundation Gets a New Fellow

When the NewCities Foundation — a global nonprofit dedicated to making cities more inclusive, connected, healthy, and vibrant — sought to recruit new associate fellows to help to bridge...