NYU School of Engineering in the Media

US universities have eye on India

Visiting Minister for Human Resource Development, Kapil Sibal, is testing the waters in the Unites States to discern whether American universities will support an ambitious Indian initiative to roll out 14 new universities focused on innovation. ... India may be interested in the lessons the...

EcoMeme: Apple’s Greener Macbook, iMac – a Wash?

..... Is Apple taking a green enough approach to be lauded? Or should they be called out for green-washing? The head of the department of Technology Management at New York University’s Polytechnic Institute, Prof. Bharat Rao, says of course, “Apple has a vested interest in making a connection with...

Formula For A Genius Class

Currency by the trillions is flowing from governments to keep the global economy from spiraling into depression. But wise world leaders are looking beyond short-term stimulus plans to investments in technology that can grow their economies and generate more high-paying jos. These investments...

Building_Spaces_with_Words

Caught in the Act, the cable television show featuring “a cross-section of key Brooklyn professionals in fine art, dance, music, theatre — and new forms of expression combining all of the above” caught up with the creators of Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s Building_Spaces_with_Words, a month-long...

Youth Is Served: Polytechnic's Washington Becomes Youngest Coach in Nation

Joshua Washington, a 24-year-old former assistant on the Polytechnic Institute of New York University women’s basketball team, has been named the head coach of the Downtown Brooklyn school’s men’s squad, making him the youngest active coach in the nation. Washington, who helped the Blue Jays...

Beam Me to the Faculty Senate

The days of face-to-face faculty meetings might soon come to an end. Colleges with several campuses are embracing videoconferencing systems for a range of faculty and staff meetings, to save money and fuel by reducing trips. And more academic meetings now offer the option of attending virtually,...

BuildGreen Philly: Prosperity with Sustainability

... Green jobs were also on the agenda at BuildGreen, with a focus on economic empowerment and the shortage of skilled and unskilled labor the new green economy requires. Education and training are needed, as well as a clear definition of what qualifies as a green job. Awareness of the...

Photo Recovery Software Review: Adroit Photo Recovery Performed Best!

Did you ever accidently delete an important digital photograph on a memory card or computer and then empty the recycle bin? Perhaps your computer got infected by a virus which then corrupted the hard disk with your photographs? Then again, maybe you have had the case where your camera card will not...

Venture Capital: Don't Call It a Comeback

NYU-Poly Editor's Note: Chubby Brain is a startup company in NYU-Poly's 160 Varick Street incubator Venture funds may be having trouble raising new funding, but they are still investing what money they have. The third quarter of 2009 saw venture capital activity hit $6.1B, a healthy 14% increase in...

NYU-Poly looks to eliminate anxiety in cyberland

There is a high demand for cyber security experts and finding one when you need one can be challenging. But students at NYU Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn may be the start to a solution. Cyber security is a branch of technology that protects information from theft and guarantees privacy on...