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Spotlight on Kristina M. Johnson

Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, the founder and CEO of Cube Hydro, a firm whose mission is to modernize hydroelectric facilities and develop renewable power at formerly unpowered dams, once dreamed of being...

Former President and Chancellor to Be Honored in Hong Kong

Professor Emeritus David Chang, who served as the 9th president of what was then called Polytechnic University, is being honored on November 14 by another venerable engineering institution: the Hong...

Following in the Footsteps of Anita Borg

“The wave is cresting, and you can ride it,” Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Phyllis Frankl exhorted the attendees at “Girls Talk Tech,” an event organized by...

Learning over Lunch

The recent "Faculty Meets Faculty" luncheon at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering on October 14 was attended by professors and staffers from every academic department in the school. They...

After Spending a Car-Free Day in Paris, a Student Envisions the Same in NYC

Imagine strolling down the center of Jay Street or Flatbush Avenue without having to dodge traffic. What if you could cross West Fourth Street or Fifth Avenue without fearing being mowed down by a...

Professors Recognized for Promise

Ask students here what makes their school special, and you’ll hear time and time again that it’s the professors. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering offers a place where even...

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of New Facilities and Improved Student Services

More than 100 faculty and staff from “both sides of the river” gathered in the Greenhouse to celebrate the completion of recent capital projects, officially opening them with a ribbon...

Funding Renewed for the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications and Distributed Information Systems

The New York State’s Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) has renewed funding for one of its longest-running research centers, the Center for...

International Histories of Innovation and Invention

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will host an international conference dedicated to the history of computing in May 2016. The meeting, held as part of the International Federation for...

Calling All Future Walt Disneys: New System Makes 3-D Animation Easy

Andy Nealen, an assistant professor of game engineering, computer graphics, and perceptual science at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, has created a system that makes it possible for even...