NYU-Poly News

Who Has That Spark?

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association (EIA) -- the largest club at NYU-Poly and one of the largest entrepreneurship clubs at any NYU school -- has had more than its share of success stories...

Accreditation Leads Town Hall Agenda

Acting President and Provost Katepalli (Sreeni) Sreenivasan opened with a long wish list of things to discuss at the latest Town Hall meeting, held in Pfizer Auditorium on February 21: student...

Global Idea Exchange Fellows Go Global

  On October 1, 2012, NYU students were posed with a question: “How might we activate the potential of cities to ignite a modern renaissance?” More than 1,600 responded during NYU...

NYU-Poly Physics Club Members Earn Accomplished Competitor Ranking in 2012 University Physics Competition

Congratulations to Daniel Berkowitz, Shane Strickland and Louis Tessler, members of the Physics Club at NYU-Poly, for earning an accomplished competitor ranking in the 2012 University Physics...

Professor Shivendra S. Panwar Speaks at FCC Post-Sandy Field Hearing

When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast in late October of 2012, about a quarter of the cell phone tower sites in the region shut down, causing millions of lost calls. With flood waters rising and...

Collaboration and Innovation Find a New Home at NYU-Poly’s Greenhouse

The basement level of 6 MetroTech buzzed with energy on Wednesday, January 30, as students, faculty members and administrators from NYU-Poly and across NYU, gathered with representatives from...

The Dangers of too Much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language...

NYU-Poly Mourns the Loss of Trustee Michael Hegel Kappaz

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University mourns the sudden passing on January 27, 2013 of a treasured alumnus and trustee, Michael H. Kappaz ’70. NYU-Poly has lost a dear friend,...

Young Engineers Build a Robotic Bridge to Reach Seniors

Amid a sea of gray beards and walking canes, a small voice piped up, “Hey, who moved my NXT?” Adjusting his thick-rimmed faux reading glasses and taped-on Groucho moustache, the 5th...

NYU-Poly Students Lead in NYU's Global Idea Exchange Challenge

What do you get when you add 1,570 Global Idea Exchange participants, 362 inspirations and 122 ideas? The answer is 18 bright and creative program fellows who will be headed to Shanghai over spring...