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A STEP in the Right Direction

Online labor markets like oDesk and Elance have made it easier than ever for employers and prospective employees to find one another. Such services give companies access to a massive and diverse pool...

Why Does Coffee Spill More Often than Beer?

Watch even the most careful waiter bring a cup of coffee to your table, and you’ll realize that carrying liquid is not easy. When set in motion, the coffee starts sloshing, little waves appear...

Professor of Mathematics Erwin Lutwak Might Be Feted in in the World’s Capitals but Brooklyn Remains Home

In 1980 Professor Erwin Lutwak was invited to the Vienna University of Technology to give the very first colloquium address of his career. The Austrian capital has long been considered one of the...

ECE Awards Certificates to Top Scholars

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department recently launched an award, Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence, to recognize students whose academic performance has been outstanding. The...

Seeing the Unseen

The first thing that usually comes to mind when a person thinks of graphic novels and comics is the visual element, often in the form of drawings. Visualizing something as complex as the history of...

Visiting Professor and GovLab Director Beth Simone Noveck Wins Internet Excellence Award from Oxford

Beth Simone Noveck, who directs the Governance Lab (GovLab) at New York University and currently holds the Jerry Hultin Global Network Visiting Professorship at the NYU Polytechnic School of...

Hacking a Different Kind of Virus

Did you ever think that a hackathon could have the potential to turn the tide on a disease with an epicenter thousands of miles away? An event held in conjunction with the Greenhouse and the Design...

Biomedical Engineering Society Honors Professor Flamini

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) awarded New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Industry Assistant Professor Vittoria Flamini the 2014 BME  Innovation and Career...

Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan Elected to the Indian National Academy of Engineering

The Governing Council of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) has elected NYU Dean of Engineering and Executive Vice Provost Katepalli R. Sreenivasan a Foreign Fellow in recognition of...

A Trio of Prize-Winning Professors

Professors at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering have many occasions to feel proud: that moment when a struggling student finally “gets it,” seeing an advisee’s name on a...