NYU-Poly News

Summer of STEM: Choosing the Classroom Over the Beach

On July 7, instead of spending summer at the beach, twenty high school women gathered at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to partake in an Introduction to Computer Science and Cyber Security...

New Book on Sytactic Foams Co-Edited by Nikhil Gupta

Metal Matrix Syntactic Foams: Processing, Microstructure, Properties and Applications Edited by Nikhil Gupta and Pradeep K. Rohatgi DEStech Publications, Inc., 2014 ISBN: 978-1-932078-83-1...

Building Bridges and Calculating Costs

A few years ago, when a disagreement was brewing between two factions—one wanting to outsource New York State Department of Transportation design work to private contractors and one believing...

Q & A with Bowen Yu: Programming Champion

The Palace of Team Sports in Ekaterinburg, Russia, hosts dozens of basketball and soccer matches each year, but on June 25, a competition of a different sort took place there: the ACM’s...

NYC ACRE Opens New York Energy Week

On June 18th, clean energy enthusiasts and professionals reached the 43rd floor of the New York Academy of Sciences where they were welcomed to the New York Energy Week 2014: Cleantech Startups...

Q & A with Steven Zeltmann: TMS Structural Materials Division Scholarship Awardee

When the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) holds its annual meeting and exhibition in March 2015, Steven Zeltmann will be there. The mechanical engineering major was recently announced...

In Memoriam: Clifford H. Goldsmith (HON ’06)

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering mourns the passing on June 25, 2014 of much-admired former trustee and board vice chair, Clifford H. Goldsmith (HON ’06).  In 1986, Clifford was...

Popularity Contest: Student Poster Takes Top Honor

Doctoral student Jeyavijayan (JV) Rajendran explains that while reverse engineering—dismantling a piece of technology in order to better understand it—has undeniable benefits, the...

Black Girls Code: Helping Themselves to Help Others

On Day Two of the Black Girls Code (BGC) “Love is Respect” Hackathon, dozens of adolescent girls ping-ponged between Rogers Hall and Pfizer Auditorium. Partnered with Verizon and Break...

Circuit Training

Since the 1970s, electrical engineering students have been building electrical circuits using breadboards, relatively inexpensive plastic boxes that require no soldering of electronic components or...