NYU School of Engineering prepares for STEM push through teacher tech training

Officials at New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering aim to rocket the city schools into the future with an ambitious new push for science, engineering, technology and math — better known as STEM. NYU School of Engineering is teaming up with the National Science...

Engagement in STEM through robotics, mechatronics, cybersecurity and more

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering kicks off its Summer of STEM today. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the focus, with both teachers and students gaining new opportunities for learning and development. Many of the projects announced today are funded by the National Science...

Robots, Legos, and a famous chef at city’s new summer STEM training

Eileen McManus-Reddan, a special education teacher at Brooklyn’s J.H.S. 62, found herself watching a former White House pastry chef make steamed buns on Thursday. The demonstration by Bill Yosses, who made soufflés for President Barack Obama until 2014, presumably used far fewer...

Campus Technology Announces 2015 Innovators Award Honorees

Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovators Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 12 honorees were selected in five categories. The Campus Technology Innovators Awards annually recognize the exemplary colleges...

Hamill: Visionaries working to change disabled lives serve as reminder of Dad’s wooden cross

A quarter-century after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, modern technology is bringing startling new improvements to the future of the handicapped. Maybe because I was raised the son of an amputee, I was intrigued by the AT&T/NYU Connect Ability Challenge, a $100,000 contest...

Top 5 academic institutions leading in 5G research

Whether it's a group of students studying remote control robotics or professors going out into the field with students to take millimeter wave measurements, dozens of academic institutions all over the world are making meaningful contributions to 5G and the future of wireless. Given the sheer...

AT&T, NYU launch challenge to develop tech for disabled

AT&T is partnering with NYU's Ability Lab to celebrate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act and help develop new technology for those with disabilities with a new initiative. The Connect Ability Challenge is a three-month software development competition focused on developing...

THE ABILITY EXCHANGE Teaser "Independence"

THE ABILITY EXCHANGE is a documentary about an experiential class where self-advocates with cerebral palsy and engineering students team up to make movies. Following acclaimed professor Allan Goldstein’s Disability Studies course at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the film features the...

WHO’S NEWS: Saeid Garebaglow joins Faithful+Gould, Pat Sapinsley heads NYU’s sustainability incubator

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering week appointed Pat Sapinsley, a noted figure in New York City’s green-tech community, to head the school’s sustainability-focused incubator and related initiatives. As Managing Director of Cleantech Initiatives, Sapinsley will oversee the NYU...

Back to Basics: Spectrum 101

THE BIG ISLAND—To understand the concerns about spectrum availability and the value of spectrum, it’s worth taking a look at the history of spectrum usage, how spectrum is valued, and what the impact of the demand for greater wireless data bandwidth and associated spectrum needs will...