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Spotlight on Student Engineers during 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 until October 15, is a time to reflect upon the cultures, stories and achievements of American citizens who identify as Hispanic. But...

In Memoriam: Dr. Endre A. Balazs

The entire University community is deeply saddened by the passing on August 29, 2015 of Dr. Endre A. Balazs, a generous benefactor and exemplar of scientific achievement. It was thanks to his...

NYU Engineers Are Helping Visualize Better Healthcare

No longer just a service to find the best taco in your neighborhood, Yelp now includes more than a million reviews of doctors, dentists, and other healthcare providers. The sheer volume of...

Ambitious but Attainable Goals

On September 1, 2015, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering received accreditation to grant degrees in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical...

News about Our Newest Faculty Additions

The opportunity to engage in cutting-edge collaborative research, the lure of being in one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs, the chance to work with world-class colleagues . . . there...

The Future Is Coming …

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan had sage words of advice for the members of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s incoming freshmen class. Drawing on an essay by late Nobel laureate and Poly...

Remembering Alum Jacob Bekenstein

It is with deep sadness that we report the August 16th death of Jacob Bekenstein (’69) in Helsinki, Finland, where he was lecturing. Bekenstein, the winner of the 2012 Wolf Prize and the...

Keith O'Brien First Recipient of CSE Best Adjunct Professor Award

The Best Adjunct Professor Award is a new addition of the School of Engineering’s Computer Science and Engineering Department, but its first recipient, Adjunct Professor Keith O’Brien, is...

A Cyber Security State of Mind

Abigail Mente teaches courses in the Living Environment and Earth Science at New York City’s High School for Leadership and Public Service, so when her own seven-year-old plays the popular...

Summer Vacation in the Lab

No one would deny that attending an engineering school is a rigorous endeavor requiring copious amounts of hard work and study. Once the summer finally arrives, most students might be happy to just...