NYU School of Engineering in the Media

DC’s 1776 Partners with NYU’s School of Engineering for Challenge Cup 2015

DC’s startup incubator 1776 has just announced a partnership with New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering to host the Challenge Cup 2015 New York City regional competition. “We are pleased to bring the Challenge Cup back to New York and show the world what our best...

IndieCade wrap-up: Amid ‘gamergate’ storm, a bold new game world rises

Imagine, perhaps, you’re a die-hard football fan. Now imagine someone comes along and says, “Hey, football isn’t so smart. It can be played better, team names don’t have to offend an entire community, and what’s with all the abuse scandals?” Maybe you don’t...

The Newest Tech Innovations at NYC Media Lab's Third Annual Summit

People have been waiting decades for the flying car but it has not arrived yet -- for better, for worse. In the meantime, we conform ourselves to Candy Crush on bending "smart phones," swapping filters in Instagram or filming not-so-Titanic Vimes. The truth is that as fast as technology...

Academia takes on the cyber security gender gap

If you are working in any information technology field, it will undoubtedly come as no surprise to you that there is a severe shortage of cyber security experts. One seemingly logical solution - raising the number of women in the workforce from today's 10-15% to something closer to the general...

Academia takes on the cyber security gender gap

If you are working in any information technology field, it will undoubtedly come as no surprise to you that there is a severe shortage of cyber security experts. One seemingly logical solution - raising the number of women in the workforce from today's 10-15% to something closer to the general...

Speaker Lineup for THREADS ’14: Scaling Security

For every security engineer you train, there are 20 or more developers writing code with potential vulnerabilities. There’s no human way to keep up. We need to be more effective with less resources. It’s time to make security a fully integrated part of modern software development and...

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

Polytechnic School of Engineering assistant professor of computer and electrical engineering Jonathan Viventi earned a spot on MIT’s 2014 “Top 35 Innovators under 35” list for his research on electrical signals in the brain. “[The title] brought more attention to my research...

Nobel-winning physicist Martin Perl dies at age 87

Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87. The university said the retired professor, one of two American scientists who shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1995, died at Stanford Hospital...

Tax-free zones created for startups

New York State has named NYU’s three business incubators as tax-free zones as a part of the START-UP NY program, a business incentive program designed to help startups expand within New York. The tax-free zones include three incubators operated by the Polytechnic School of Engineering...

We’re Sponsoring the NYU-Poly Women’s Cybersecurity Symposium

Cyber security is an increasingly complex and vibrant field that requires brilliant and driven people to work on diverse teams. Unfortunately, women are severely underrepresented and we want to change that. Career Discovery in Cyber Security is an NYU-Poly event, created in a collaboration with...