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Capturing Motion for the Met

Most people interested in the history of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering know the story of Distinguished Professors David and Gregory Chudnovsky, who in 2003 helped curators at...

A Legacy of Leadership: School of Engineering NSBE Student Chapter Celebrates 35 Years

The National Society of Black Engineers’ (“NSBE”) emblem, composed of a flaming torch backed by two criss-crossed lightning bolts, was designed with a bright future in mind....

To the Labs!

It would be easy to picture New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña making an inspiring call to arms during the American Revolution or bravely manning the battlements in some other...

HR/NY Honors Rohith Rai for Energizing Poly SHRM

The Human Resources Association of New York (HR/NY) has awarded NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering alumnus Rohith Rai the 2014-2015 Harry Sherman Award for his exceptional leadership of the school...

In Memoriam: Eli Pearce

When Professor Eli Pearce passed away on May 19, 2015, a slice of Poly history passed along with him. Pearce had been affiliated with the school, then known as the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn,...

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...

Joseph Lechleider, a Father of the DSL Internet Technology, Dies at 82

In the late 1980s, Joseph W. Lechleider came up with a clever solution to a puzzling technical problem, making it possible to bring high-speed Internet service to millions of households. His idea...