NYU School of Engineering in the Media

Man Vs. Machine: The New Kings Of Wall Street-Video

CNBC's Scott Wapner takes a look at high-frequency trading and programs like NYU-Poly's master's in financial engineering that are preparing a new breed of financial players with non-financial backgrounds (around 3:00 in the clip). Look for recent graduate Allan Maymin who says, "The future of Wall...

Man Vs. Machine: The New Kings Of Wall Street

The rapid-fire growth of high-frequency trading, HFT, has spawned a new breed of market mavens whose backgrounds are far different than the traditional suit-clad Wall Street titans. Their resumes are rich in rocket science and other non-financial fields and they may never have traded a stock, read...

A Year in MP3s

R. Luke Dubois is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Polytechnic Institute of NYU Last September, my best friend, Susan, told me that I didn’t make enough music anymore. She was right; between 1996 and 2003, I put out a new record every year, played a few shows a month and did quite a bit...

Would you like to play a game? High schoolers invited to NYU-Poly cyber-security games

When I was in high school, “hacking” mostly meant wardialing the local phone numbers looking for BBSes, and occasionally downloading “warez” from the “elite” boards. I have a funny story about the time our own John Biggs wrote a trojan disguised as a blue box  program. Mostly, we were killing...

President Hultin Becomes Contributor to Economist Blog with 'Fast and Furious'

Fast and Furious Blue jeans, innovation and learning from failure This is the first in a series of blog posts by NYU-Poly President Jerry M. Hultin for The Economist’s new Ideas Economy website. I was the freshly-minted dean of technology management of an American engineering school as I walked...

Tech company forges tighter relationships

Software developer Neil Mody has not invented the popular “related content” function for publishing sites, but he is enhancing it. Founded last July, Mody's company, nrelate, says it offers online publishers a more advanced related-content technology, which pairs a site's content with related...

Young, Cool and Techy Females: NYU-Poly on Forbes.com

Forbes.com takes a look at the opportunities for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects in this clip featuring Polytechnic Institute of NYU Provost Dianne Rekow, Dr. Mary Cowman, professor of biochemistry, who discusses the changes she has seen in biochemistry in...

AMPS/CBRI Robotics

News12 Brooklyn spent an afternoon with participants in Polytechnic Institute of NYU’s AMPS/CBRI program, which helps middle school teachers learn how to integrate mechatronics and robotics-focused education and research into their curricula. Dr. Vikram Kapila, associate professor of mechanical...

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...