NYU School of Engineering in the Media

How the Internet-Addicted World Can Survive on Poisoned Fruit

There is no “magic bullet” for cybersecurity to ensure that hackers never steal millions of credit card numbers or cripple part of a country’s power grid. The conveniences of living in an interconnected world come with inherent risks. But cybersecurity experts do have ideas for...

Colin Waddell

It is 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning at the Jay Street Metrotech Building in Brooklyn, and Colin Waddell is helping teenagers boil eggs. “All right, does everyone have it running now?” Waddell asks the 17 rowdy high school students he is working with as a teaching assistant. Each...

Kevin Chung

    Speaking quickly but concisely and occasionally cracking a witty one-liner, Poly senior Kevin Chung gives a presentation on Physical Security to the Cyber Security Club. He explains that to improve security, one needs to understand its flaws as well as its strengths. “Knowing...

After spin-off, Keysight strikes out on its own

Keysight Technologies is the newest name and iteration of a testing company that traces its roots back through life sciences company Agilent Technologies to Hewlett-Packard, dating back 75 years. Now,  after being separated from parent company Agilent last month, the company  has taken...

Mobile Midday News: Episode 110

Ted Rappaport, David Lee/Ernst Weber professor of electrical engineering at New York University Polytechnic Institute, discusses trends from the IEEE GlobeCom show in Austin, Texas. Rappaport touches on the future of 5G and the engineering and spectrum allocations needed to support an eventual...

Growing cybersecurity concerns

With technology advancing faster than ever before, cybersecurity has become a major concern. Hackers aren’t the only ones, though, who are wreaking havoc online. Governments have also used cyberattacks as weapons against each other. Stuxnet was a “worm” created in 2007, allegedly...

NYU researchers make waves with millimeter-wave breakthrough.

Researchers at NYU Wireless, a research center of the New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering, report promising findings that could enable 5G millimeter-wave (mm-wave) cells to be as large as several hundred meters, the same size as 4G cells in dense urban environments. The...

Student- designed game helps us explore break-up dread

An NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering student made a game about the five stages of a breakup, and it hits pretty close to home. If I have to briefly describe playing the game, I would compare it to listening a Sam Smith song (but with a happy ending). Five Stages is a game about how the five...

Brooklyn Atlantis citizen science project uses robot boats in Gowanus

Citizen Science is a great way to get normal people engaged in the work of understanding our world. For residents who live near a stunningly polluted waterway — like, say,the gross Gowanus Canal – it might also be a way to help locals understand just how much the quality of nearby...

Poolesville students take first place in national cyber security challenge

A team of three students from Poolesville High School placed first in New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Cyber Security Awareness Week High School Forensics Challenge each winning a scholarship of $14,000 annually to NYU if they attend. Umesh Padia, 17; Kent Ma,...