NYU School of Engineering in the Media

Get Creative at Your Desk With a Little Playtime

Playing with a geometric puzzle or stress ball at your desk can seem like idle diversion. It may also spark clearer or more creative thinking. Certain kinds of hand movements have an impact on cognitive functioning, improving focus or sparking fresh thinking or faster learning, according to several...

Why wait? Unleash spectrum for mmW now

As the world races toward 5G, it's hard to argue with NYU Wireless' assertions that the FCC should move quickly to allocate new spectrum in the millimeter wave (mmW) radio bands. But the satellite industry, in particular, is raising concerns in the FCC's Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on the...

Where 5G technology is headed and when

As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a reality, wireless networks will need to support a greater number of users and devices. Next-generation 5G networks may be the answer to IoT's needs to ensure wireless infrastructure can handle the load. In a recent Frost & Sullivan webinar, industry...

Principles For Working with Lattes May Also Be Applicable In Hauling Gas and OIl

If you cannot enjoy your morning coffee leisurely in a seated position, you may want to consider switching to lattes to avoid spillage. Coffees swill easily spill. How many shirts were spoiled and even pants for that matter. They are better enjoyed when sitting down. If you are always in hurry in...

NYU-Poly Researchers Awarded DARPA Contract to Explore the Deep Web

Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering are developing methods to explore hard-to-find information on the Web — both on the surface and on the deep Web, the realm not indexed by standard commercial search engines. Juliana Freire, a professor in the Department of Computer...

Tired of spilling your coffee? Try a latte instead, scientists say

 If you’ve ever had your coffee suddenly slosh out of the drinking hole or over the cup rim and onto your pants, you know the struggle. But according to a team of physicists, there’s an easy solution: Buy a nice, foamy latte instead. The findings, described in the journal Physics...

Latte perfect coffee for commuters as froth stops it sloshing out of cup, study finds

Worried about spilling your morning pick-me-up coffee on a busy bus or train? Then opt for a frothy latte, scientists have disclosed. Researchers revealed that adding foam to a liquid makes it less likely to go over the rim of a cup. They said that just a few layers of bubbles can significantly...

Thesis Finds Seeking Alpha Delivered Tremendous Value - Outlines Specific Performance Scenarios

In a systematic study conducted by a financial engineering graduate student at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Seeking Alpha articles predicted statistically significant price adjustments in recommended securities. The study analyzed over 5,900 articles and over 90,000 price...

Future of Parenting: Preparing your kids for jobs of tomorrow

BK student invents robot to help kids with autism

A Brooklyn student is working on inventing a robot that may change the way children with autism interact with others. The robot named Caesar was built at NYU Polytechnic School and is able to express emotion. Jared Frank, the Ph.D. student working on Caesar, hopes that his robot will one day...