NYU-Poly in the Media

Magical Microbes

Dr. Richard Gross, professor of chemical and biological science, demonstrates for Kid’s Science Challenge.com how to use yeast and vegetable oil to make plastic that doesn’t harm the environment. The Kids' Science Challenge is a nationwide competition for 3rd to 6th graders to submit experiments...

Jonathan Soffer on NY1's City Hall

Dr. Jonathan M. Soffer, NYU-Poly associate professor of history, talks to NY1 about his latest book, Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York (Columbia University Press, 2010).

Jonathan Soffer's Talks to WNYC about his book "Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York"

Dr. Jonathan M. Soffer, NYU-Poly associate professor of history, talks to WNYC about his latest book, Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York (Columbia University Press, 2010).   //

Cyber security teams hack their way to victory

When someone says 'hacking,' they usually aren't referring to a competitive sport. In recent weeks however, Stevens' students have participated in the Capture the Flag Application Security Challenge, hosted by NYU Poly. The qualification round, happening September 24-26, put teams from various...

Brilliant 10: Maurizio Porfiri, the Water Wizard

Editor's note: This article appears in a Popular Science feature naming Porfiri one of this year's "Brilliant 10" — an elite group of scientists under age 40 whose work stands to dramatically impact their fields. What does an engineer do when he needs insight? “I don...

NYC Jump Starting Green Innovation with First Incubator

As I walk into the NYC ACRE, I can feel the buzz of energy. On my left Rentricity in a small office that has access to diversity inside and out. They have just come back from a tour of the New York City’s waste water plants to see if Rentricity’s water-pressure energy recovery systems can be...

Branding Financial Engineering: Are We Engineer or Quant?

The recent financial crisis combined with a confused press regarding who is at fault has, in recent meetings of Financial Engineering/Mathematics programs across the US, raised the urgency to better define how we are educating our students for the Masters degree in Financial Engineering. The need...

Roger Neal, Former GM of Business Week Digital, Named Executive Director of NYC Media Lab

The Bloomberg administration, a monument to the value of good digital data, is looking to re-energize the New York media industry by building bridges between the worlds of publishing, technology and academia. "It's a very broad goal, and the early steps for me are to identify the influencers on...

BW Digital Alum Neal Joins NYC Media Lab As First Executive Director

We’ve peeked in from time to time at the New York City Economic Development Corp.‘s efforts to jump start the city’s struggling media industry by encouraging innovation and creating new jobs. This summer the NYCEDC founded the NYC Media Lab at NYU-Poly with a $250,000 grant, to connect the city’s...

Roger W. Neal Named Founding Executive Director Of NYC Media Lab

Today, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and Columbia University have announced that Roger W. Neal, formerly the senior vice president and general manager of Businessweek Digital, has been named  the founding executive...