NYU School of Engineering in the Media

VC investment momentum continues in third quarter

NYU-Poly Editor's Note: ChubbyBrain is a startup company in NYU-Poly's 160 Varick Street incubator Things are getting better for entrepreneurs, according to data released Tuesday by information services provider Chubby Brain. Venture investment hit a multi-year low in  the first quarter of...

Stable proteins may yield ’sweet’ biofuels

Scientists report they have developed a novel method of stabilizing proteins, including important enzymes used to produce certain artificial sweeteners and bioethanol. The research will also be useful for extending the lifetime of therapeutic proteins employed to diagnose illnesses. The team from...

Gotham Inc: Launching in NYC

If our Best Places rankings were based on availability of muses, New York City, with its cultural diversity and dynamic arts scene, would probably take first place. Other highlights include its status as the world's financial services capital and its steady influx of ambitious, educated workers....

Nobel Research Tackles 'Too Big To Fail' Quandary

The Nobel Prize for Economics to Oliver Williamson comes at an opportune time. His work examines the efficiency of large firms at a time when regulators are considering limits on how large financial institutions should get. Striking the balance between the benefits that large companies bring...

New York helps tomorrow's employers

Even on a grey Monday morning, the offices at 160 Varick Street, in the heart of Manhattan, are abuzz with creativity, energy and entrepreneurial spirit. This is clearly no ordinary place of work. The 12th floor open-plan office space, just off Broadway, is part of New York City's effort to kick-...

200 Student Sleuths Vie Tonight in NYU-Poly Cyber War Games

As midnight nears and with it the opening of cyber security games at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, more than 200 student applicants from throughout the globe have already signed up - double last year`s number. The goal of the various challenges of the 6th Annual Cyber Security...

Breakthrough Research Speeds and Secures Internet Voice Traffic

Cisco is joining with the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications and Distributed Information Systems (CATT) at Polytechnic Institute of New York University to commercialize breakthrough security technology developed by scientists at Columbia University and Verizon Laboratories. The...

Breakthrough Research Speeds and Secures Internet Voice Traffic

Cisco is joining with the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications and Distributed Information Systems (CATT) at Polytechnic Institute of New York University to commercialize breakthrough security technology developed by scientists at Columbia University and Verizon Laboratories. The...

Breakthrough Research Speeds and Secures Internet Voice Traffic

Cisco is joining with the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications and Distributed Information Systems (CATT) at Polytechnic Institute of New York University to commercialize breakthrough security technology developed by scientists at Columbia University and Verizon Laboratories. The...

Cyber In-Security Calls on a New Generation of Cyberdefenders

Washington - Though they tend to be young and eager, skilled cybersecurity experts are small in number. There simply are not enough of them to meet projected long-term global public and private sector requirements. Corporations, smaller businesses and governments need future leaders who can provide...