NYU-Poly in the Media

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...

The Administrator's Dilemma 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. Presidents, Prime Ministers, Chancellors and governments across the globe are being torn by a very modern dilemma. Are the true interests of a nation’s economic well-being...

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...

Developers Unveil 'SimCity' Style Tool For Urban Planning

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MIDTOWN — Think of it as SimCity on steroids. Developers unveiled a new urban planning tool Thursday they hope will dramatically transform the way that planners develop New York. "Betaville," which is available for download now, looks a lot like Google Earth, with true-to-...