NYU-Poly News

Saving the World, One Click at a Time

Everyone knows what crude oil is, but soon we might all be talking about “Rude Oil.” That’s the name adopted by a team of sustainable urban environments and integrated digital media...

Andy Nealen's Osmos Game on "The Simpsons"

On April 6, over 4.3 million viewers watched as Milhouse had his iPad stolen on "The Simpsons." When he finds it in Bart's possession and begins to confront him, he is entranced by...

CSE Student Takes Programming Powers to Russia

Amid a slew of conventional team names—the Trojans, the Victors, the Wildcats—the NYU Bagel Flavored Debuggers stand out. Comprised of Bowen Yu, a doctoral candidate in the School of...

Inducting the Next Generation of Energy Leaders

March 12, 2014, will forever be regarded as a date of significance in the annals of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. The day marks the induction of the very first American Association of Blacks...

Inno/Vention: Making the Cut

Over 40 teams applied to take part in the Inno/Vention competition earlier this semester and on April 1, the twelve semi-finalists that were chosen to prototype their ventures pitched at the “...

Google Funds Professor Torsten Suel’s Quest for Search Efficiency

Google has granted a Faculty Research Award to Professor Torsten Suel to support his study of new index pruning and index tiering techniques that could significantly reduce hardware and energy costs...

Startup Guru Steve Blank Brings His 5-Day Lean Launchpad to NYU

If you’ve read anything at all about the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s incubators; its NSF iCorps node, which helps scientists and engineers commercialize their research; or any...

Urban Future Lab Opens Its Doors

On March 13, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering opened its newest business incubator, The Urban Future Lab, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)....

Future Captains of Industry Visit the Urban Future Lab

“Could we discuss market capitalization? How have you addressed the obvious liability issues here?” Those aren’t questions you’d expect to hear from the average middle school...

Transformational Leadership: It’s What’s for Dinner

In conjunction with National Women's History Month, the Regna Lounge elegantly supplied the backdrop for the recent Women’s Summit Leadership Dinner. Attendees dined on tasty dishes served...