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Associate Professor Ghandehari’s GreenLight Innovations to Help Rebuild Haiti

Six months after an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale devastated Haiti, only 28,000 of the 1.5 million Haitians displaced by the catastrophe had found new homes. Associate Professor...

NY’s Most-promising Cyber Defenders Get Expert Training

New York’s brightest cyber defenders honed their already razor-sharp security skills last week at New York State Cyber Camp held on Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s downtown Brooklyn campus. The five-...

NYU-Poly Jumps to 5th Place in Salary Potential; Engineering Still Top-earning Major

When Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corp., decided to study engineering at Polytechnic Institute of NYU, then Polytechnic Institute of New York, it was in part because engineers made more...

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns (’80 ME): Poly Changed My Life

NYU-Poly alum Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corp., describes how Polytechnic "changed my life" (4:15) at New York University's pre-commencement dinner on May 11, 2010. The following day, Ms...

Postdoctoral Researcher Elevated to Highest IEEE Member Grade

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Postdoctoral Research Scientist Yatao Liu of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has achieved Senior Member status of the IEEE. Only 8 percent of IEEE’s...

Associate Professor Erkip Named Finalist in New York Academy of Sciences’ Blavatnik Awards

The New York Academy of Sciences has named Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Elza Erkip, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering who has made substantial contributions in the area...

Astronaut Teaches High School Students To Fail in Order To Create

This week 50 promising high school students from around the region will learn the joys of engineering, NASA-style. For seven weeks they’ll troop to NYU-Poly to study an engineering dilemma NASA...

Pop-Up Media Garage Asks ‘How Soon is Now’

A computer program that allows humans to intermingle electronic sound and image with emotion. Music created from a Twitter feed spilling from speakers. Alternate landscapes of the world’s largest...

Growing a Borderless, Incubator-filled NY Economy

“We empower faculty and students — in our incubators, our classrooms, and our laboratories — to start companies that create jobs and stimulate economic growth,” Polytechnic Institute of NYU President...

Summer of Research: Undergrads Begin Annual Program

Polytechnic Institute of NYU kicked off its 4th Annual Undergraduate Summer Research Program on Monday. This year, 44 bright student researchers were selected among 100 applicants from NYU-Poly and...