NYU School of Engineering in the Media

Entrepreneurial Veterans Turn Their Back Burner Ideas Into Realities With NYU Program

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is helping bright veterans in their 20’s and 30’s break into NYC’s booming tech sector. The school just launched Veteran Entrepreneur Training (VET), a mentor program combining academic and real world training to help veterans develop the...

Meet Pat Sapinsley, NYU’s new director of clean-tech initiatives

That’s the message from Pat Sapinsley, the new leader of clean-tech initiatives at New York University (NYU)’s Polytechnic School of Engineering. Since June 1, Sapinsley has been overseeing PowerBridge and NYC ACRE, two clean-tech programs that NYU funds. Sapinsley wants to increase...

NYU Wireless researchers press for new mmWave safety metric

Given increased interest in using millimeter-wave (mmWave) for wireless communications, researchers at NYU Wireless are advocating for new safety metrics that are based on body temperature rather than the standard used nowadays, which is based on power density. Their paper, titled "The Human...

Creator of the floating metal

Does the idea seem plausible that a metal can be lighter than water? Well, try dropping your gold or iron ring in a glass full of water and watch it mockingly settle in the bottom after a few seconds. Will you then trust a ship that’s made entirely with this ‘light’ metal, which...

Ready or not (and it's not) 5G is coming

At the end of May, telecom giant Ericsson announced it had begun testing 5G networks in Stockholm, Sweden and Plano, Texas. To be precise, it is running tests for both 5G mobile devices and 5G radio base stations -- the former from a minivan that can accommodate the test equipment. Don't worry...

Game Changer: Game Maker & UX Designer Catt Small talks Multifaceted Skill-sets, Interactive Technology and Diverse Industries

This week we sat down with Catt Small (@cattsmall), Game Maker & UX Designer/Developer, and co-founder of Tech Under Thirty, Code Liberation & Brooklyn Gamery. Emma Fissenden (TMS): Can you tell me a bit about your journey? Catt Small: I’ve been interested in creating and interacting...

Master of Finance Degrees 25 Great Master of Financial Engineering Programs 2015

Financial engineering is an interdisciplinary field which applies mathematical practice and methods to provide solutions in finance. Institutions of higher education have several names for these programs, including financial engineering, financial mathematics, mathematical engineering, and...

Competition Pits Tech Developers Against Disability Challenges

There are just a few weeks of tinkering to go for some Philadelphia-area developers competing in a worldwide $100,000 challenge. Their goal is to come up with technology to empower people with disabilities. Think of Paul Kotler as Steve Jobs when it comes to this contest: he’s the idea man....

Even Tiny Updates to Tech Can Be Obstacles for the Disabled

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed 25 years ago, it was intended to usher in a new age of accessibility. It promised recourse from discrimination in employment, transportation and communication—in other words, greater access to the physical world. Since then, the world has...

The changing relationship between celebrities and art

It used to be easy to spot a celebrity - they were often film stars and their images were carefully controlled. But thanks to mobile technology and the internet, celebrities today can be created in a flash and disappear just as quickly. A new exhibition of 54 portraits opens today at the National...