NYU-Poly in the Media

InterDigital Donates Wireless Lab Equipment to NYU-Poly to Support Wireless and Bioengineering Research

InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC - News) today announced the donation of state-of-the-art wireless laboratory equipment to Polytechnic Institute of New York University (“NYU-Poly”) in Brooklyn, New York. Through its university relations program, InterDigital® has contributed numerous oscilloscopes,...

NSF.gov Features Dr. Gupta’s Bone-Crushing Experiments

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) web site posted an article today about Dr. Nikhil Gupta’s NSF-supported research “that reveals surprising insights about the effect of compression on bones, and about the limitations of the foams used for protection in helmets and armor.” Dr. Gupta is an NYU-...

NYU-Poly Competition Encourages Computer Hacking

This year marks NYU Poly’s 7th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (It’s okay, nobody else knows about this either). October 21st-22nd, cyber geeks from universities throughout the US will compete  in the Capture the Flag Security Application Challenge held at NYU Poly’s Brooklyn campus....

New Analysis Suggests Which Colleges Help Disadvantaged Students

Looking for a college that helps lots of low-income students get good-paying jobs and teaches them the importance of repaying their debts? Take a look at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science. Nearly half of the students at the Boston-based school come from families earning less...

Which College Grads Earn the Most?

CBS MoneyWatch visits NYU-Poly to report on the degrees that result in larger paychecks. Engineering is at the top of the list.

HackerNews is among the insider sites picking up the Capture the Flag results - video

HackerNews checks in on NYU-Poly's CSAW (Cyber Security Awareness Week), a comprehensive cyber security challenge. Go about a third of the way into the newscast to find the clip.

Tech start-ups find homes in New York

With the New York City’s tech scene blossoming, a slew of incubator locations like NYU Poly Varick Street have sprung up to support start-up companies. Other entrepreneur-friendly locations that offer free Wi-Fi access and a shared office environment include the Hive at 55 on 55 Broad St. and...

Seven Places to Start a Tech Company in New York City

Like many entrepreneurs, Andres Blank, the COO and co-founder of Pixable, a business that lets Facebook users print photo books of their Facebook pictures, started running his company out of his apartment. During the day the space was adequate, but the workday came to an awkward halt when his...

October 2010: Best in college homepage design

Higher education websites, as a rule, still suck. We extensively copy each other, rarely innovate, and then hire a student to help with maintenance. It’s okay to admit it, we’re all in the same boat. Though much has been made about users landing on your site through deep links, the homepage...

Bone-Crushing Experiments Yield Better Protective Gear

No sample is safe in Nikhil Gupta's Composite Materials and Mechanics Lab at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Whether it's a small nugget of rabbit bone or a piece of industrial protective foam, all are bound for a custom-built compression machine designed to study how materials...