NYU-Poly in the Media

Mayor Bloomberg to Entrepreneurs: "Keep Your Heads Positive!"

"We want to keep New York a place where innovators and entrepreneurs want to be....and the new businesses gathered here give us an exciting preview of the future of business in our city," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg as he welcomed the first tenants of the city's business incubator at 160 Varick...

It’s Time for the Incubator - ChubbyBrain Enters the NYU-Poly Incubator @ 160 Varick

We’re proud to announce that ChubbyBrain recently was recently admitted into the NYU Poly Incubator at 160 Varick - the first incubator sponsored by New York City.  The incubator is one of the many initiatives by the city of NY to spur entrepreneurship and innovation in a variety of areas and...

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Deploys Array Networks Equipment for Access Control

Polytechnic Institute of New York University has selected an Array Networks SPX3000, a universal access controller that combines virtual private network (VPN) and network access control (NAC) functionality. The device will provide identity-based customized portals for 5,000 users to access their...

Biometrics Data is Vulnerable, Warn Experts

Nasir Memon, Polytechnic Institute of NYU professor of computer science and engineering, and a recognized cybersecurity expert, weighs in on the security of biometric data: The real threat of misused biometric data is still in the future, says Nasir Memon of New York University's Polytechnic...

Laid-off Wall Streeters find entrepreneurial spirit

Author Ron Scherer profiles Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s new business incubator, which opened its doors to 20 entrepreneurs last month, in the article "Laid-off Wall Streeters find entrepreneurial spirit." “Among [the companies]: some energy economists, a company developing wireless...

Project To Commemorate Abolitionist History in Brooklyn Gets Federal Grants

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), the Weeksville Heritage Center and Irondale Ensemble Project have been chosen to receive two major federal grants to fund their joint project “In Pursuit of Freedom,” a multifaceted program that memorializes the history of abolitionism and the Underground...

Inside the NYU-Poly Incubator in NYC

Yesterday I visited the NYU-Poly incubator in NYC as part of the First Round Capital Startup Trek. The space is basically brand new and is very open. A desk costs $250/month but apparently the space is completely booked. Director Bruce Niswander noted that companies basically have to reapply every...

Why NYU-Poly is an excellent choice for military members and their families.

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) offers top-echelon engineering, science, and computer science and business programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These programs are conveniently located at four campuses in the Greater New York area, which include: Brooklyn, Long...

Pre-College Initiative Program of the Year

Excitement filled the air on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, as middle and high school students prepared their robots for the annual Botball Competition. The competition is hosted each year by the Youth in Engineering and Science (YES) Center and the NYU-Poly NSBE...

New Rankings – Where is your College ?

Editor's note: NYU-Poly's cricket team has been ranked in the top ten cricket clubs by American College Cricket. Below are the full rankings and an explation of what they're based on. The Rankings are primarily based on performances at the 2010 American College Cricket Spring Break Championship for...