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Distinguished, Dedicated, and Dynamic

When Anne Dudek Ronan signed up to attend an alumni gathering at the Cooper Union, little did she know that the event would significantly alter the course of her teaching career. There, however, she...

Celebrating Poly's 160th Commencement

We’re celebrating: 160th Commencement On Thursday, May 21, 2015, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will hold its 160th commencement ceremony, when a new group of graduates (469 Bachelor...

Professor Claudio Silva Voted Chair in Prestigious IEEE Committee

After an open election among members of the IEEE Visualization and Computer Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC), Professor Claudio Silva of the department of Computer Science and Engineering was...

Making the Permanent (Tattoos) Ephemeral

In an entrepreneurship competition held at NYU Stern, five School of Engineering students in conjunction with a student at Stern won the grand prize, walking away with $75,000 for their team’s...

Hacking the Internet of Things

The Internet Security (IS) Lab on the second floor of the Dibner Building usually holds weekly hack nights. These hack nights, run by students, are for Computer Science majors interested in an...

Prototyping Fund’s Spring Showcase Fosters Interdisciplinary Collaboration

The NYU Prototyping Fund is an ongoing collaboration between the School of Engineering's Greenhouse and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute and. This is a great opportunity for students to receive...

FRE Department Announces New Assistant Professor

The Department of Finance and Risk Engineering is delighted to announce the addition of Dr. Andrew Papanicolaou to our faculty starting Fall 2015. Dr. Papanicolaou as born in New York City in...

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Vikram Kapila Is Honored for His Contributions to NYU

When Vikram Kapila, a professor of mechanical engineering, received the Polytechnic School of Engineering’s 2014 Jacobs Excellence in Education Award, he was characteristically modest,...

Inno/Vention Demo Day: Learning by Demonstrating

After ten weeks of planning, prototyping, and prepping, six teams presented their ideas to five judges. By the end of the evening, three of the teams would walk out with cash prizes, with the first-...

A Truly Private Life

Bruce Schneier is a self-proclaimed short-term pessimist and long-term optimist. He suspects that in future generations—similar to how we now judge the actions of the early industrialists of...