NYU-Poly in the Media

Engineering a change in the classroom

Yvon Morin addressed his students at It Takes A Village Academy and told them the task at hand: design a robot that would pick up a ball and toss it into a goal. They stared back incredulously. The high school in East Flatbush, which opened in 2007 with a 9th grade and is growing by a grade per...

Colleges That Will Make You Rich

To find the colleges that make their students rich, Forbes first control for student background, looking at things like the average SAT scores of incoming students, and the percentage of student body that receives financial aid. Then they calculate, based on those background factors, how much you...

New York City Solar Developer Presents at Renewable Symposium

Sustainable Energy Partners, a solar developer and energy consultancy based in New York City, is winning attention from solar experts in New York State. The company recently presented at the New Energy New York 2010 Symposium, an event organized to help clean-energy companies showcase their...

Professor Gupta on WNBC

Materials Researchers at NYU-Poly and NYU Discover that Foam Isn't Always Protective

NYU Poly Incubator Companies Presented at the 2010 New Energy New York Symposium

Rentricity Inc. (Rentricity) and Sustainable Energy Partners (SEP) were selected to present during the New Energy New York 2010 Symposium. The objective of the symposium was to unite energy technology organizations for the purpose of pursuing common technology initiatives, promoting New York State...

Smashed Rabbit Bones Hint at Hidden Human Injuries - video

A Brooklyn lab’s deviant magic

Something is brewing in this Downtown Brooklyn lab. On a white board, someone has scrawled out an intricate sequence of numbers and a flowchart. Students are tapping away on laptops and working through lines of code with the inspired intensity of artists. Nasir Memon is the lab director of the...

Chronicle of Higher Education Features NYU-Poly’s and NYU’s Efforts to Encourage Startups

New York City would seem a logical place to find a corporate leader, such as Richard A. Gross, on the front lines of economic innovation. Yet Mr. Gross doesn't broker deals on Wall Street. Instead, he's a chemistry professor who can usually be found about two miles away, experimenting with plastics...

My Govt serves all

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar made her first public appearances in New York, USA, on Friday evening shortly after arriving from Trinidad and Tobago, making stops in Brooklyn and Queens. The atmosphere was markedly different at the two events, but her message was the same: her Government...