NYU School of Engineering in the Media

What He's Reading: Jerry Hultin

Jerry Hultin, president of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is plowing through William Hogeland's The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty. ... Read the full article at Crain's New York...

NYU-Poly, NYU Scientists Working to Develop Early Diagnostic Tool for Alzheimers

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia among older people, affecting as many as 2.4 million to 4.5 million Americans, according to the National Institute on Aging. Now, under a two-year $80,000 New Investigator Research Grant from the Alzheimer’s Association, Jin Ryoun Kim, assistant...

NYU-Poly's NYC ACRE to host 'CleantechExecs' curriculum

The New York City Accelerator for Clean and Renewable Energy (NYC ACRE), a NYSERDA-sponsored clean-energy incubator operated by our supporting member NYU-Poly, will host 10-intensive, day-long sessions and seminars for experienced startup executives entering the cleantech sectors. NYSERDA will fund...

Wanted: ‘Cyber Ninjas’

...as attacks on vital computer systems proliferate, surveys show a serious shortage of talent to combat them. Banks, military contractors and software companies, along with federal agencies, are looking for “cyber ninjas” to fend off a sophisticated array of hackers, from criminals stealing credit...

Educate-to-innovate is the new catch phrase

The system of engineering education in the United States is going through a “paradigm shift”, says Jerry M Hultin, president, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). He explains what this means and what benefits this brings to Indian students. What is the scope of studying...

Classes To Launch Experienced Executives into New York's Clean-Tech Economy

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) is about to jump-start New York's clean-tech leadership base via a unique executive management course. Unlike many boot camps that provide anecdotal lessons from green-tech panelists, the NYU-Poly CleantechExecs program will offer 10 intensive...

Introductions

I spent a great lunch and early afternoon with Maurizio Porfiri (NYU Poly), who is a mechanical engineer and applied mathematician working on dynamical networks of independent agents like fish. He has some sweet experiments in which his lab watches fish schooling, works out the schooling rules, and...

What Donors Look for on Your Website

... most sites would benefit from more thoughtful and consistent use of donor-t0-donor communication.  Burk’s research indicates that donors are more likely to give when the ask comes from a volunteer leader.  Promote those leaders, including lead donors, by including stories and/or...

Govenor Paterson Announces Funding to Grow 18 Clean Energy Businesses in New York

Editor's Note: Rentricity, Inc. is a member of NYU-Poly's city-sponsored 160 Varick Street business incubator. Governor David A. Paterson today announced the award of $3 million to a variety of projects throughout New York. The funds will strengthen and support the growth of New York’s clean energy...

Computer hacking contest

New York City's ABC Eyewitness News featured Polytechnic Institute of NYU's 6th Annual CSAW (Cyber Security Awareness Week) on its Dec. 4 evening newscast.