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In Memoriam: Board Member T. Richard Fishbein

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of dedicated board member T. Richard Fishbein on October 14, 2014, at the age of 76. Fishbein--who held an AB from Dartmouth College, an MBA from...

Professor Jonathan Viventi on What It Means to Be 'Brilliant'

Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, was recently named to the MIT Technology Review's annual Innovators...

Remembering a Professor’s Patience, Guidance, and Acumen

I magine arriving at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a newly minted doctoral student. You’re ready and eager to start down the road to earning your PhD, but there are a few...

Better Data Builds Better Bridges

On August 1, 2007, when a section of an eight-lane bridge on Interstate 35W in downtown Minneapolis plummeted into the Mississippi River, killing more than a dozen people, Visiting Associate...

Addressing Topics of Microscopic and Nanoscale Proportions

The recent "Faculty Meets Faculty Luncheon Series" at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering on September 24 was attended by some 50 professors, staff members, and students, hailing from...

In Memoriam: Martin L. Perl

Dr. Martin L. Perl did not believe in holing up around the clock in his lab. “Limit your working hours,” he told the attendees of a Presidential Lecture he gave in 2008 at his alma mater...

Dynamical Systems Laboratory Takes its Robots to the People

On Sunday, October 5, the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering will showcase two robotics displays at the NYC Marine Science Festival, Submerge! Submerge! is New York City’s...

Tips from the Top

There are many ways to describe John Trani: School of Engineering alum, successful businessman, generous Promise Scholarship supporter, operating partner of the evocatively named private-equity firm...

SteelDay Festivities Come to the School of Engineering

Ask most people what autumn means to them and you might hear about Halloween costumes and turkey on Thanksgiving. But every Civil Engineering and Construction Management student knows that it also...

More Than Bricks and Mortar

“Institutions are much more than bricks and mortar,” Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan said on September 8, at a gathering in honor of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s new...