NYU School of Engineering in the Media

City to install turbines with NYU-Poly's help

The next time you're looking at the city skyscape you might notice a change at the top of some buildings: wind turbines. As part of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's PlaNYC, a plan to revitalize the city's infrastructure while keeping green practices in mind, the mayor hopes to shift production of...

Governors Island comes closer to city ownership

New York City moved several steps closer to becoming the sole owner of Governors Island after two influential forces behind the island backed Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to move the island into the city's hands earlier this month. ... The announcement comes as good news not only for the...

NYU-Poly rents out top floor to green projects

To help promote green business, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU is offering professional advice and student interns to clean technology and renewable energy start-up companies. The program is a part of the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Renewable Economy, a four-year project seeded by a...

Ward Melville High program trains for technology jobs

... SECURITY: New purpose at old Grumman Plant 5 Just in time for spring, a new industry will be taking root on Long Island -- homeland security. The Applied Science Center of Innovation and Excellence in Homeland Security is slated to open in early March, in a completely renovated Plant 5 on the...

NYU-Poly Announces Plans for Campus Transformation

Officials at Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) in Downtown Brooklyn announced to their students, faculty and administrators Thursday preliminary plans for building improvements and the redesign of some areas of the campus. Calling it the “i2e Campus Transformation,” Jerry M. Hultin, president...

NYU-Poly Announces Plans To Transform Campus To “Exude” Innovation

...NYU-Poly’s President Jerry M. Hultin announced a $50 million (and more in the future) plan to renovate campus, somewhat mysteriously and nerdily titled “i2e Campus Transformation.” “The goal now is to turn this into a campus that exudes innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship,” Hultin said...

Exercises for a burgeoning Army of Ninjas

At SourceBoston 2009 fellow New Yorker Dan Guido did a talk entitled “So You Want to Train an Army of Ninjas.” Dan’s talk was on his experience organizing the CSAW competitions at NYU:Polytechnic. If you are unfamiliar with the annual awesomeness that the ISIS program at NYU:Poly puts together, you...

Brooklyn student goes from hating to loving school, all thanks to Legos!

...Marquis' newfound interest in school - and his love for Legos - comes from the help of Carole Chen, a 23-year-old chemical engineering master's student at Polytechnic Institute of New York University in downtown Brooklyn. "When Marquis sees me, he smiles, knowing that it's Lego time," said Chen...

NYC Seed Launches Summer Incubator for Startups

[Editor's note: Polytechnic Institute of NYU is a NYC Seed partner.] Early-stage New York City startups are about to get some tender loving care and it's got nothing to do with Valentine's Day. As highlighted in Jason Calacanis' blog seed-stage investment group NYC Seed just launched an eight week...

City Universities Are Part of Bloomberg's Green Jobs Vision

... In his third-term inaugural speech, Bloomberg pledged to "find innovative ways to create jobs in the industries of the future," including, specifically, green technology. The mayor campaigned on a slate of "30 initiatives to grow New York City's Green Economy," and local universities are a...