NYU-Poly in the Media

Nikhil Gupta - Inspired to ask questions and explore to improve life

To help create better safety helmets and other gear, Nikhil Gupta analyzes the way bones breaks and protective foams hold up under stress. (Watch full video here...)

MHS Cyber Security Team Places Second!

The Montgomery High School Cyber Security team, The Monty Defenders, placed second in the 2012 NYU-Poly Computer Security Awareness Week / Adobe Security Awareness Video Competition (http://engineering.nyu.edu/csaw2012/csaw-awareness). The theme for this year’s competition was “Securing...

UCP of NYC Partners with NYU Polytechnic on Disabilities Studies Course

UCP of NYC recently engaged in an exciting partnership with NYU Polytechnic to deliver a transformational course in Disabilities Studies. The 14-week experiential learning course taught by Allan Goldstein pairs college students with consulting self-advocates from UCP of NYC as a part of the core...

A Historical Tour of NYU-Poly

Soon after the charter for the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute was granted in 1854, the Board of Trustees purchased a piece of land in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. This site at 99 Livingston Street became the first home of what is now the Polytechnic...

A Robot To Explore Brooklyn’s Epically Polluted Gowanus Canal

Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal is a putrid remnant of New York’s industrial past. Full of lead, mercury, sewage, and PCB’s, it burns green on good days, and has a faintly sulfurous smell in summer. The EPA has some controversial plans to clean up the Superfund site. But first, a group...

White Hat Hackers

“…These students don't just study hacking, they actually do it. Launching attacks against a simulated computer network. So-called hack night takes place every Wednesday at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn. It offers students real world training. What...

2013 World Science Festival

“…Meet the public at the 2013 World Science Festival. Saturday's event at NYU Polytechnic is part of a week's worth of interactive and performance events. From robots to insects, virtual reality to artificial intelligence, the annual festival is geared toward inspiring young...

Can You Define the Immeasurable?

What is infinity? Can you define something that, by definition, has no boundaries? A subject extensively studied by philosophers, mathematicians, and more recently, physicists and cosmologists, infinity still stands as an enigma of the intellectual world. We asked people from all walks of life what...

Millimeter Waves May Be the Future of 5G Phones

Clothes, cars, trains, tractors, body sensors, and tracking tags. By the end of this decade, analysts say, 50 billion things such as these will connect to mobile networks. They’ll consume 1000 times as much data as today’s mobile gadgets, at rates 10 to 100 times as fast as existing...

AC Online: Private Colleges with Million-Dollar Returns

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University is part of the NYU college system. This private institution offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 distinct areas. Invention and entrepreneurship shine at NYU-Poly, with help from project-focused coursework that tackles...