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The Father of Polymer Science

He was ... one of the grandfathers of polymer chemistry, and he started the first polymer graduate work in America. There was no such thing at the time...  ~ Professor Herbert Morawetz on Dr....

STEM Education Program Gives Rise to Gold Medalist in Olympics of the Mind

To be chosen to take part in Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE), 10th and 11th grade New York City students must have a demonstrated interest in science, technology...

Enticing the Next Generation of Engineers at the World Science Festival

The Kimmel Center at New York University’s Washington Square campus was packed last Sunday — not with the usual masses of college students, but with hundreds of excited young children and...

Tandon Faculty Honored with Teaching Awards

The School of Engineering bestows two major prizes on its faculty members for excellence in education. The Distinguished Teacher Award recognizes personal commitment to student learning, exemplary...

Out and About

In recognition of LGBTQ pride month, meet one of Tandon's student leaders and a member of the LGBTQ community. Malcolm Lewis knows what it’s like to be a member of a maligned and...

Popular Computer Networking Textbook by Keith Ross Enters Seventh Printing

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Edition By James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross Pearson, 2016  NYU Professor Keith Ross’s blockbuster computer networking textbook, Computer...

From Simple Microscope to Sophisticated Telepathology Tool

When Lou Auguste discovered that hundreds of thousands of women die of cervical cancer in the developing world each year, the film producer-turned-tech-entrepreneur was distressed. Even more...

Remembering a Towering Figure in the School of Engineering Annals and Naval History

The tale of the USS Jeanette, a Navy ship that set out to reach the North Pole in 1879, includes all the elements of an epic adventure: brutal forces of nature, unspeakable hardships, clashes of...

Graduates at 161st Commencement Ceremony Urged to Make Today Count

Venerable professors, high-profile dignitaries, deans and senior officials, all resplendent in academic regalia and seated sedately in rows — it’s commencement season at schools around...

Breaking the Code: Women Get Together to Program and Build Confidence

According to a report from the American Association of University Women, the number of women in computing has fallen dramatically since 1990, but you wouldn't know it if you happened...