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Rethinking Nature with Professor Maurizio Porfiri

“It is our responsibility to foster design mindful of the environment,” declared NYU Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Maurizio Porfiri during a panel discussion devoted...

National Science Foundation Tells Students to Pack Their Bags and Go

Officials at the National Science Foundation (NSF) believe that a diverse, globally engaged U.S. science and engineering workforce is crucial to addressing critical real-world problems. To that end,...

In Memoriam: Dr. Alan Molof

New York University Department of Civil and Urban Engineering is deeply saddened by the passing, on October 22, 2015, of Professor Alan Molof, a pillar of Environmental Engineering at NYU for over 50...

A Big Idea for a Big App that Could Help Control Waste in the Big City

11/16/15 UPDATE: RISE has been selected as a Finalist in the BigApps Competition!  When the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) challenged members of the public to create...

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...