NYU-Poly in the Media

Professor's Game Featured on The Simpsons

Over 4.3 million viewers tuned in to "The Simpsons" on April 6th. Prominently featured in the episode was Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Andy Nealen’s game, Osmos. The episode will be available online Monday, April 14, 2014.

New York City FIRST Robotics Competition highlighted on Good Day NY

Students, competitors and mentors taking part in this weekend’s upcoming NYC FIRST Robotics Competition were featured today on Fox 5′s Good Day New York. The competition, taking place all weekend long at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, will play host to approximately 3,000...

25 New York colleges with the best return on investment

A new PayScale report shows which New York schools offer students the best return on their college investment. 20-year ROI formula: The total income that a graduate will earn after graduation in 20 years of working, minus both what they would have earned as a high school graduate and the cost of...

Counting on clean tech

New York City spends about $15 billion a year on energy. It’s a staggering sum and one the city is actively trying to streamline through an ongoing series of initiatives focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.Last month, the New York City Economic Development Corp., in partnership...

Learn What It Takes to Grow Your Own Business

“We are a not-for-profit development Corporation that has been making this area an attractive and affordable destination for tech start-ups.” Said Michael Koch at NYU Polytechnic incubator. Young entrepreneurs are learning and growing. From July 2009, companies who’ve been in the...

The Value Of An Engineering Degree

Six years ago, in the summer of 2008, NYU and Polytechnic University came together to create NYU Poly, NYU’s engineering school in downtown Brooklyn. When I saw the news, I called NYU President John Sexton and asked for a meeting. He agreed and I went down to Washington Square to meet with...

The FIRST Robotics Competition

While many will be focused on the final four next weekend, the Gotham Gal and I plan to attend another competition, the NYC FIRST Robotics Competition at the Javits Center in NYC. FIRST is a global robotics program with a number of competitions. Next weekend is the NYC competition and the...

Which Colleges Will Make You Richest? (Bonus: One’s In Brooklyn!)

Congrats to NYU’s smarter and oft-maligned little Brooklyn brother, which ranked eighth among U.S. colleges with the highest-earning graduates over 20 years, according to Payscale’s annual college ROI report. Which took the top seven spots? A couple small schools you’ve never...

Expo Shows Applications of Augmented Reality Technology

The Augmented World Expo showed attendees how the physical world around us is changing without physically changing through the technology of augmented reality. Right now, augmented reality is one of those "oh, cool" technologies that you may have used once or twice for its "wow...

This augmented reality game will take you to Brooklyn Bridge Park and beyond

Mark Skwarek showed us an update of his augmented reality game at the Augmented World Expo: NY, on Tuesday at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in Downtown Brooklyn. He described what he showed us as a low-resolution early iteration of a project that’s going to get much more elaborate...