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NYU Poly Incubator Companies Presented at the 2010 New Energy New York Symposium

Rentricity Inc. (Rentricity) and Sustainable Energy Partners (SEP) were selected to present during the New Energy New York 2010 Symposium. The objective of the symposium was to unite energy technology organizations for the purpose of pursuing common technology initiatives, promoting New York State...

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A Brooklyn lab’s deviant magic

Something is brewing in this Downtown Brooklyn lab. On a white board, someone has scrawled out an intricate sequence of numbers and a flowchart. Students are tapping away on laptops and working through lines of code with the inspired intensity of artists. Nasir Memon is the lab director of the...

Chronicle of Higher Education Features NYU-Poly’s and NYU’s Efforts to Encourage Startups

New York City would seem a logical place to find a corporate leader, such as Richard A. Gross, on the front lines of economic innovation. Yet Mr. Gross doesn't broker deals on Wall Street. Instead, he's a chemistry professor who can usually be found about two miles away, experimenting with plastics...

My Govt serves all

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar made her first public appearances in New York, USA, on Friday evening shortly after arriving from Trinidad and Tobago, making stops in Brooklyn and Queens. The atmosphere was markedly different at the two events, but her message was the same: her Government...

NYSERDA-Supported Companies Have Strong Presence At 2010 New Energy New York Symposium

The New Energy New York Symposium, held in New York City and presented by the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's (CNSE) Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC), has selected several companies supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development...

The iBall: Taking Tennis Technology to a Bright New Level

Ever experienced the frustration of having your recreational match called due to darkness? Now, thanks to the ingenious brainstorming and invention of two NYU-Poly students, those days might possibly be coming to an end. Julian Salama, an undergraduate in Math and Physics, and Nicolas Begasse de...

Improving Armor, Helmets and Diagnosis

Materials scientists at NYU-Poly and NYU found that foam used in helmets and body armor can cause as much injury as hard material when under high loads such as sharp impacts or shock waves from explosives.  In a counter-intuitive finding, scientists at New York University (NYU) and Polytechnic...

$2M Renovation Projects Kick Off NYU-Poly’s ‘Exciting Changes’

To jump-start the campus transformation at Polytechnic Institute of NYU (better known locally as NYU-Poly), and to signal “exciting changes to come,” two renovation projects are underway at the Downtown Brooklyn campus, the Brooklyn Eagle has learned. Dubbed Project 2010, the $2 million “starter”...

How to build a career in cloud computing

 In the six years Drew Garner has worked in IT for Concur Technologies, his responsibilities have morphed along with the fast-growing provider of on-demand employee spend management services. Hired as a network manager, with a background in information security consulting, he quickly added...