NYU School of Engineering in the Media

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Joins #uifresh Campaign to Fight Attrition in STEM Studies

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering has recently joined the #uifresh campaign that aims to expose all incoming freshmen students to the types of experiences in design thinking, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the hope of attracting more new students in the STEM disciplines. The organizers...

NYU-Poly, Cornell, Columbia Among Colleges with Highest ROI; Yale at No. 60

Led by New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering at No. 18, seven schools from New York, and one from Connecticut have made PayScale’s list of colleges with best ROI. At No. 60, Yale University was the sole entry from Connecticut. Claremont, Calif.-based Harvey Mudd...

New York City a leader in closing the tech gender gap

The city's tech sector has emerged as one of the fastest rising industries in the last decade, employing close to 300,000 people, but the number of women in the field hasn't been growing at the same pace. Although women account for more than half of the workforce in the city, only 38% of...

NYU Wireless Expands Industry Ranks, Pursues 5G

An academic research center at New York University focused on next-generation wireless has welcomed its 12th industrial partner. NYU Wireless recently addedCable Television Laboratories to its program, which gives participants, includingAT&T, Intel and Nokia, access to research and recruitment...

CableLabs joins NYU Wireless to drive 5G research

Non-profit cable consortium CableLabs has joined university research center NYU Wireless to help define and drive research around 5G, the next-generation of wireless technology.  Specifically, the consortium will be an affiliate of NYU Wireless and join wireless industry stalwarts such as...

This NYU prof is trying to forecast 2035’s ‘Meerkat’

Imagine yourself 20 years ago, in 1995, when email was a buzzy new technology that was slowly making inroads on college campuses across the country. What would you have thought then if someone told you you could one day broadcast live video over the internet from a little device roughly the size of...

5G Networking: The Definitive Guide

One, two, three and to the four… From the first mobile phone to 4G LTE, the telecommunications industry has changed plenty in just a few decades. We've jumped four G's, or generations, in about as long as it took for Snoop Dogg to become Snoop Lion. Now the market is poised to break...

Watch this talk on what Big Data is revealing about the world’s trickiest diseases

If you learned about cystic fibrosis during biology class in high school, it was probably described as an inevitable condition of those whose genes included a specific set of mutations. It was thought to be inevitable because no one had ever found anyone with those mutations that didn’t have...

Engineering The Strongest Foam in the World

As we race into the future of space travel, electric cars, and high impact sports, some of our biggest challenges are not actually how we design our future modes of transportation but what we actually build them with. It’s a brave new world, and with a new world, we need new materials. Unlike...

Researchers Are Studying the Things People Fiddle With at Their Desks

If you are reading this at work, chances are you are employed at a think-y kind of job, one that doesn't require much physical movement beyond tapping on a keyboard or moving around a mouse. And yet, as you engage in creative thinking, you likely do so while moving around: fiddling with your...