USIBC Higher Education Forum Charts Roadmap for Cooperation with India

The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) recently concluded its Higher Education Mission on the occasion of President Obama’s historic visit to India. Comprised of heads of leadership and senior representatives from some of America’s top universities and educational service providers, including...

CSAW Finals 2010

As we mentioned a while ago, PPP was able to qualify two teams for the final round of NYU Poly’s CSAW competition which was held on the last weekend in October. Everyone had an awesome time at the competition, and in New York City in general. We also got to spend some time hanging out with some of...

When Innovation Happens by President Hultin

This is one in a series of blog posts by NYU-Poly President Jerry M. Hultin for The Economist’s new Ideas Economy website.   Last week I stood in an empty field on the outskirts of Nanjing, China, watching earthmovers level the ground for a new innovation and research park. This field is...

Towards faster and more accurate diagnostics

Much research and development is currently ongoing to design and develop new diagnostic tools for improved early detection and treatment of serious diseases. FiDiPro Professor Kalle Levon is working to develop diagnostic biosensors that are based on electrochemical methods. "The main challenges we...

How’d He Do? A Wonky New Bio Makes the Case That We Live in Ed Koch’s New York

A few years after he left Gracie Mansion, Ed Koch ran into gay-rights activist and playwright Larry Kramer in the lobby of their apartment building on Washington Square. Mr. Kramer had famously been a harsh critic of what he believed was Mr. Koch's slow response to the AIDS crisis, satirizing him...

Being part of Green Team leads to chance at new career

Fair Lawn — A resident's position on the Fair Lawn Green Team has helped him get into a program at New York University and in turn he hopes to bring what he learns back to the borough. "I was lucky enough to get into a program that is perfect for me," said resident Ed Brozek. The Polytechnic...

Aurora hackers show their stuff

With the CIA, NSA and Homeland Security looking over their shoulders, computer hacking teens from an Aurora high school placed 12th among 120 teams in a national competition. The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy competed last week in the Seventh Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week event at...

Choose college majors carefully to find employment

NEW YORK, NY (RNN) - By the time college students are ready to start looking for that first job, one of the most critical factors in their job hunting success will have long since been decided. Experts say the single most important factor in determining employability and potential earnings is the...

300 Top Student Hackers Compete at NYU-Poly

METROTECH — You are an undercover agent working in an overseas chip manufacturing company — and you are secretly altering chip designs so they can be deployed in malicious missions long after they have been implanted into electronic devices shipped to the U.S. The chip designer believes he can...

Exposing the Weakest Link: As Airline Passenger Security Tightens, Bombers Target Cargo Holds

The latest terrorism scare, involving a pair of explosive packages bound for Chicago from Yemen, has shed light on a new target for bombers—aircraft traveling to the U.S. whose cargo holds either have not been inspected, or if they have, by x-rays and bomb-sniffing dogs  that are not sensitive...