NYU-Poly News

Berlin + Brooklyn: Perfect Partners

On September 3, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs Kurt Becker channeled Humphrey Bogart’s character in the classic movie Casablanca, proclaiming, “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful...

What Will They Do?

Bag pipes skirled and bass drums thumped to commence NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s 2014 Convocation on August 25th. NYU Pipes and Drums Corps provided the soundtrack as streams of...

Student Co-Authors Research on the Protein Universe

In the August 5, 2014 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the editors wrote, “Just as the elements in the periodic table can be traced back to the Big Bang,...

Undergraduate Summer Research Program Fosters Student Innovation

The 2014 NYU School of Engineering Undergraduate Summer Research Program marked eight years this summer in providing a unique research opportunity for School of Engineering, NYU College of Arts and...

Novel Computational Approach Aims to Improve Prosthetics and Aid Troops

Metabolic energy expenditure is a critical measure of human motion, and ascertaining detailed information about how the human body moves can result in a wide array of scientific, clinical, and...

NSF Grant Introduces Secondary School Teachers to Cyber Security

Aiming to address the shortage of cyber security experts—called ''one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation'' by President Obama...

Polytechnic Dubbed National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations by NSA

There was good reason to celebrate on August 14, 2014, when the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering was officially honored as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations by...

BotFactory: Revolutionizing Circuit Board Creation, Races to Kickstarter Finale

On July 11, 2014, the BotFactory, a startup devoted to revolutionizing the way electrical engineers create circuit boards, began a Kickstarter campaign, and within a month they had attracted some 150...

American Chemical Society Gives Professor Eli Pearce Rock Star of Chemistry Honor

When the American Chemical Society (ACS) held its national meeting and exposition in Dallas in early 2014, one of the young attendees became very excited to spot Eli Pearce, a research professor at...

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professors Win Grant to Study Phishing Attacks

Internet users have long been warned about phishing scams, in which criminals indiscriminately send out mass emails to trick consumers into revealing sensitive personal data like social security and...